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    March 7, 2013

    World of Beer Coming to Midtown Miami in April

    It's official, the third Miami outpost of World of Beer is making its way to midtown. The Tampa-based brew lover's paradise will be throwing open its doors this April. It's only been a year since the Dadeland location started tapping kegs and screening sports -- and less than that for Kendall. But ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    Sprung! Beer Festival: Free Tickets to Spring Break in Coconut Grove

    Even as we're kvetching about this frigid weather (if you consider 65 degrees freezing, that is), thousands of young men and women are packing up their swimsuits to indulge in the annual rite known as spring break.Sure, there are some college kids who head for Cancun and Europe to celebrate the end ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Sweet Saloon: Get Chocolate Wasted With Cocktails and Dessert Treats

    Sugar and booze are an intoxicating combo (some studies say it gets you drunkety drunker). If so, then Sweet Saloon should leave us all kinds of buzzed. The newest addition to the mezzanine level of Moonchine Asian Bistro, this spot serves sweet treats, cocktails, and jazzy beats Wednesday and Satu ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    New Times' Artopia Tomorrow in Coral Gables: Eat, Drink, and Be Arty

    If you've been on the beach (or at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival) too much recently, it's time to add a little culture to your diet, at New Times' fifth annual Artopia.Tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Coral Gables Museum will transform into an epic celebration of ar ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Fieri, Zimmern, Deen, Zakarian Do the Harlem Shake (Video)

    This year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival seemed tame in comparison to some other years. We didn't witness any snockered chefs, fistfights, or Paula Deen riding anyone like a pony. Even Anthony Bourdain played nice at the Grand Tasting Village (possibly because he was in the presenc ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Giveaway: Win Tickets to the Sold-Out Trade Talks at Lacoste on Lincoln Road for SoBeWFF

    Like free stuff? Course ya do. Like winning? Probably more than getting free stuff. That's why we're bunching the two together and giving you a chance to win two tickets to Trade Talks 2013. The SoBeWFF satellite event will give you the chance to rub elbows and speak candidly with the likes of ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Swine Southern Table & Bar Prepares to Open: 50 Eggs Celebrates With Harlem Shake

    Here's an update on Swine Southern Table & Bar. Though there's no "official" opening date yet, expect the pork-centrentic restaurant to open very soon.Eddie Acevedo, chief operating officer for 50 Eggs, the parent company of Swine, told Short Order that the restaurant is "very close" to opening. ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Jimmy'z Kitchen Opens in Pinecrest: Mofongo Daily

    After dropping hints on Facebook and Twitter about his third restaurant, chef Jimmy Carey very quietly opened the third location of Jimmy'z Kitchen on Valentine's Day.Carey renovated the former Havana Spice space at 9050 S. Dixie Hwy. in Pinecrest, replacing the wood panelin ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    James Beard Announces 2013 Semifinalists: Miami Gets Several Nods

    The James Beard Foundation has just announced its semifinalists in the restaurant and chef categories for 2013, and South Florida has seven reasons to be very proud.This is actually the beginning of the long road to winning a coveted James Beard Award. The semifinalist list will be whittled down Mar ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Intriguing Food Art (Photos)

    One of Miami's most enduring events is the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, now celebrating its 50th year.Each President's Day weekend, tens of thousands of people attend this world-famous art festival to purchase and ponder art in every medium and price point -- from eight-foot tall kinetic scul ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Marco Rubio Selling Water Bottles... For Real!

    Look, ya gotta hand it to Marco Rubio. The young, conservative senator from Florida choked -- literally and figuratively -- while on national live television during the Republican response to the State of the Union address.The senator appeared sweaty and flustered before reaching for a bottle of wat ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Wood Tavern's Backyard Closed: "The Fire Inspector Told Us That We Could NOT Open"

    It's damn tough trying keep a bar or club open in Miami. Most times, as soon as the shine wears off a cool new joint, our city's fickle glitterati and hipster horde simply get sick of the place, dismissing it as "over" and dooming yet another party spot to nightlife oblivion. But even when a hango ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    MC Kitchen, PB Steak, Khong River House: New Hotspots Introduce Brunch

    Miami's on one heck of a brunch kick, and why not? It's arguably the most exciting meal of the week, usually enjoyed with a group of friends or loved ones, and likely involves drinking alcoholic beverages long before the sun sets.Three of Miami's newest hot spots have introduced brunch -- each with ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Miami's Most Extravagant Dishes: $1,000 Surf & Turf and More

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at is no doubt at all that Miami is an in-your-face, ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Free Beer Tasting Tonight in The Grove: Win a VIP Package

    You know that whole Midwest market on beer thing? Forget it, because some great beers are coming out of Florida and there's more on the way. Duh!Which is probably why Tony Albelo, the man behind Grovetoberfest and the new Spring Break extravaganza, Sprung, has dubbed tonight's beer tasting: Flori-Du ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Bloom's Dim Sum-Days: Bites and Sake on Sundays (Photos)

    Dim sum was a favorite weekend treat where I grew up in New York. On Sundays, we would head over to Chinatown and feast on tiny steamed dumplings, egg rolls, meat-filled buns, fried shrimp, and the occasional chicken foot.Little steamers on carts would be wheeled around the dining room, allowing you ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    Miami's Top Five Free NYE 2013 Parties

    Imagine the holidays didn't leave a hole in your pocket and you had $100,000 to party with Future at Cameo for New Year's Eve ... Your cup would be overflowing with endless Patrón, Belvedere, and Moët & Chandon Rosé Champagne and you'd get to meet the rapper himself. Eh, maybe next year. Luckily ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Khong River House: Northern Thai Food and True Confessions

    Khong River House may have opened just days ago, but on a Thursday evening, the place was already as lively as its sister establishment Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Like Yardbird, Khong's colors are warm. Repurposed Thai shipping crates serve as wood wall decor. Edison bulbs cast a warm copper ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Apocalypse Gift Guide: Zombie Jerky, Brain Eater's Bible and More

    According to some interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, the world will end today, December 21, 2012 (this is, of course, despite the fact that everyone -- including NASA -- has said otherwise).Even if you believe such things, it's uncertain whether our world and everything on it will just s ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Ten Foodie Gifts For Under $10

    The holidays are upon us once again, you're broke, and you've just picked Bob in the office grab bag. He's the guy who lives to Instagram every single meal -- from bread to dessert.Read also:Bacon Stocking Stuffers: Ten Gifts Under $20Don't fret, our poor yet fabulous friends, because the Short Orde ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Working Farmer Style: Watch This Amazing Gangnam Parody

    "Gangnam Style" has embedded so deeply into our brains, we're saving up for a partial lobotomy to remove that completely annoying yet oh-so-catchy song/video by (we're praying) one-hit-wonder PSY.

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    December 1, 2012

    Mega Walgreens Debuts Today: 24 Hour Wine, Beer, Cheese, and Sushi

    Introducing the new Walgreens, your 24-hour-a-day one-stop source for aspirin, Red Bull, sunscreen, condoms, fresh sushi and fine cheeses.What?  Oh yes. You're reading this correctly.  Walgreens is debuting its flagship 8,000th store today, December 1, featuring the following luxe items:

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    November 13, 2012

    Fifty Shades of Chicken: Awesome Erotic Chicken Recipes (Video)

    Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic novel by E.L. James, became a breakout sensation, selling over 40 million copies and making the New York Times bestseller list. It's also been "roasted" by every comedian, literary critics, and Saturday Night Live for its bondage fantasy subject matter and less-than- ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    PETA Sex: Loons Overshoot With Zucchini (Video)

    Oh PETA, I've got your number. You're like that girl in college who always got drunk and flashed her boobs before vomiting on her shoes. You'll do anything for attention.Look, I know that you've got an important message to get across, and we need animal rights advocates just as much as we need the C ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Adult Trick or Treats: Free Sweetness Cupcake, $2 Chipotle "Booritos"

    For kids, trick or treating is a no brainer. Show up at people's houses in hastily assembled costumes, get free candy. Simple. But as grown ups, what do we get for donning a disguise every October 31st? A hefty tab at the local bar's Halloween shindig, most likely. But as it turns out, some local bu ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Miami Woman Wants You to Stop Talking on Your Phone During Dinner

    Like an unattached arm or leg, smartphones have become an indispensable part of the human anatomy. In the age of instant communication, it's difficult to imagine life without Mr. Samsung or iPhone by our side. And God forbid we should make it through a meal without tweeting, Instagramming, and Foods ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    The Dwarves Meet the Resurrected G.G. Allin for Halloween at Churchill's Pub, October 27

    The Dwarves Churchill's Pub, Miami Saturday, October 27, 2012 Better Than: Getting hit in the head with a beer bottle by Josh Homme. At one point in time, a Dwarves performance came with the caveat that you were guaranteed to either witness or take part in fistfights, public nudity, illicit drug u ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork: One, Two, Three, Four..Look Who Started a Twitter War

    When I spoke with the Iron Fork Food Truck Battle contestants to get a little piece on strategy, I thought it would be the usual "the other chef is so talented...I'll do my best...blah blah blah."Read Also: Iron Fork's Tonight: Food truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's WarL ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Celebrate Halloween with Fetus-o-Lantern Pumpkin Carvings

    Halloween is right around the corner and you've got to figure out a way to one-up last year's Jack-o-Lantern. A quick look around the internet shows the usual vampires, black cats, ghosts, goblins and bad-guy  celebs and characters like Darth Vader and Justin Bieber (who is truly evil personifi ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    Win Two VIP Tickets to Iron Fork

    The mere thought of Iron Fork, the premiere Miami event on October 18 from 7 - 10 p.m. at Grand Central that features the best Miami restaurants serving up tasty morsels for your nibbling enjoyment has got your mouth watering.Add to that an open bar featuring crafted cocktails made with Smirnoff, Ca ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012
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    October 10, 2012

    NJ Students Take to Facebook to Protest Healthy School Lunches

    New Jersey high school students recently created a Facebook page to protest the new federal regulations requiring public schools to provide healthier lunches.As a parent, I am well aware of how unhealthy these lunches are. My daughter would come home and tell me all about the wretched food served in ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    Americas Food & Beverage Show: Ten Items You Have To Try

    The 16th Annual Americas Food and Beverage Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center is a great barometer of what's going to be hot and interesting in the food world next year. The show is massive, with 15 aisles of food vendors, distributors, and manufacturers displaying and sampling their product ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Five Most Hilarious Food Memes (Submit Your Picks!)

    When you scrolled through your Facebook and Twitter timelines this weekend, how many updates would you say involved food? A lot. We know. If there isn't someone rambling on about the presidential election or showing off that they're getting their nails done or working out at the gym, the most co ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    Miami's Best Free Ladies' Nights

    There are a lot of disadvantages to being a woman: you are paid less, bear children (OK, that one's not all bad), and you must pee sitting down. It's a rough life. Given this state of affairs, drinking for free is the least the fairer sex deserves. Luckily, lots of places in Miami bow to the femini ... More >>

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    September 4, 2012

    Japanese Iron Chef Comeback On Fuji TV

    Do you remember watching Japanese Iron Chef with English subtitles? It was the best. Sometimes the Cooking Channel and Food Network air old reruns late at night when they think no one is watching (pfft... we're awake to notice). Still, it's something of a forgotten treasure.Luckily, a remake of the ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    South Street Restaurant & Bar Moving Into Former Sra. Martinez Space

    When Sra. Martinez bowed out of of the Design District back in July, we knew it wouldn't be long before the space would reopen with a new concept.Amir Ben-Zion, the man behind Gigi, Bardot, Cooper Avenue, and formerly Sra. Martinez, will be opening up South Street Restaurant & Bar, a Motown insp ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Vince Neil and Nic Cage's Five Grossest Strip Club Pics!

    See also "Vince Neil Falls at His Vegas Strip Club: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown." Can you think of anything less arousing than Girls, Girls, Girls, a Vegas strip club where Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil runs around like a horny lil' piggy smearing his fake tan all over the highly plastici ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    Marlins Facebook Account Hacked with Promise of "Free Pit Bull" Night

    Earlier today, someone hacked into the Facebook accounts of several Major League Baseball teams and the Marlins were not spared. For a brief moment, the Marlins Facebook page promised the first 10,000 fans in attendance at the next game that they'd receive a free "fighting pit bull."

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    July 20, 2012

    Welcome to Our New Livefyre Commenting System

    Today, the Miami New Times rolled out a new user profile platform dubbed My Voice Nation. Your voice -- and the opinions you voice in our comments section -- will now be amplified through a fancy new commenting program called Lifefyre ("live fire"). Read all about it below.

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    July 17, 2012

    McDonald's Tops on Twitter and Facebook, Plus Other Fast Food and Social Media Findings

    Burger King has seen 105% fan growth on Facebook since January. McDonald's follower growth on Twitter has seen a 118% growth in the same period. Mickey Dee's also responds quickest to tweets than any other chain -- an average of 29 minutes.Compare that to Burger King, which takes over 60 hours to re ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    Who Wants Free Tickets for Lights Out Festival With Felix Da Housecat, RJD2, Felix Cartal?

    See also "Lights Out Festival Promises 'a Jaw-Dropping Experience.'" Ever tried to achieve a state of PLUR-y ecstasy without the aid of entactogenic drugs? Well, neither has Crossfade. But if we were about to attempt such a thing, Dementia Events' Lights Out Festival at Soho Studios on July 21 see ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Win Free Remy Martin V, Just Guess The Stars

    Lee Klein's take on Remy V (and a cocktail recipe). Remy Martin has just released a commercial for its line of cognacs. Typical for spirits campaigns, the commercial, entitled Staircase, features a beautiful power couple flirting over cocktails.Celebrities tapped for this new campaign are none other ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Best Cheap Beers: If You Must Buy at a 24-Hour Gas Station, Here Are Your Choices

    Most of us working stiffs don't have mad cash to drop on huge quantities of good-quality beer. What is the alternative? Twenty-four-hour gas stations stocked with little rescue kits of mass-produced brew.There are many selections, but here is a list of ten that every beer fiend should consider when ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Madonna Flashes Nipple in Turkey and Makes Creepy Old Lady Face (NSFW)

    Madonna really ripped the tits off Turkey last week. She also showed 'em. During "Human Nature," the 53-year-old pop star teased the crowd with flirty eyes and exhibitionism, publicly tweaking her nipple on stage and intentionally exposing her right breast for about two seconds. While it may hav ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012
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    May 24, 2012

    Ace Hood Talks Barack Obama, Strip Clubs, and Facebook Stock

    See also "Best of the Best 2012: A Five-Part Guide" -- plus "Memorial Day 2012: Fifteen Best Rap Parties in Miami and South Beach." He's socially conscious, believes Mitt Romney doesn't stand a chance against Barack Obama in the general election, and would totally buy Facebook stock despite its sl ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012

    Pitbull Meet-and-Greet at Miami Beach Liquor Store, Costs $121 or Six Bottles of Voli Vodka

    See also "Memorial Day 2012: Fifteen Best Parties in Miami and South Beach." His last album, Planet Pit, peaked at the seventh spot on the Billboard 200 and it was certified platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. But despite his international celebrity, "from the weed to the X, fr ... More >>

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    May 18, 2012

    Eduardo Saverin, Miami-Raised Facebook Founder, Said He Cared Nothing For U.S. "Beyond the Mere Use of Its Resources"

    For the first time, Facebook will put its stock up for public sale today. The company will instantly land at least $16 billion, pushing its value to well over $100 billion. Wunderkind CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be the obvious winner, but hundreds of other investors are also in line for a windfall.One ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012
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