Photo by Elyse WanshelIt's hard not to love a martini, especially when it's nine bucks and consists of freshly puréed lychee, Grey Goose, and a twist of watermelon liqueur. Slap on a weekday happy hour (5 to 7 p.m.), when that drink gets discounted to $4, and you've got Doraku -- a casually sty ... More >>
Photo by Elyse WanshelLast year's champions Parma, Ohio's Porky-N-Beans.Grill smoke carries barbecue flavors through the air as beer, sauce and music flow freely.Ribfest is coming November 7 and 8 to Homestead Air Reserve Park (Moody Drive and SW 122 Avenue).Local ribbers Huckleberry Hillbilly an ... More >>
Where the party happens.
Typical Groveites (or Grovinians? Grovitines?) wears shorts and flip flops. They always seem to be walking a dog, clutching a plastic cup, and most likely drive a Mini Cooper. Their typical night's itinerary usually includes pigging out on fish tacos at ... More >>
Relax! You aren't going to get in trouble.Attention flask fanatics and supporters of small, brown, you-don't-need-to-know-my-business paper bags; there's a new BYOB in MIA. The Wynwood Social Club (2501 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, across the street from Joey's) doesn't serve the sauce ... More >>
Throughout 2008, Loon Over Miami columnist, Elyse Wanshel, has found herself in plenty of awkward situations that conjures up thoughts of "Only in Miami." In this post, Wanshel picks her favorite and most memorable columns of the past year."Zombies Walk" Who knew wearing fake blood and blinking rave ... More >>