Is hip-hop just a front to fill the private prison system? Can you have the keys to the bakery and the Church of Satan at the same time? Can a man with an ice-cream cone on his face kill another man with his bare hands? That's some wackadoodle scenario shit right there, but these are all healthy an ... More >>
For those of you missing chef Philippe Ruiz's exquisite artistry, your ship is ready to come in. Ruiz, who left the Biltmore Hotel's Palme d'Or restaurant in December, 2011, is finally set to take over the kitchen as executive chef at Lippi, the Mediterranean restaurant that's been in the works sin ... More >>
Actor Olivier Martinez confirmed his engagement to Halle Berry at a promotional affair for Villa Azur, which he co-owns with French friends Michael Martin and Jean Philippe Bernard. Martinez has been called "the French Brad Pitt." Martin has been hosting nightlife parties at sundry South Beach clubs ... More >>
Are you a food activist? Have you done any of the following?:Started a farmer's marketDeveloped a cooking class at your child's school Created a Food Policy Council in your cityStarted a garden at a senior centerThen continue reading.Extra, extra, read all about it! TEDxManhattan is holding an op ... More >>
Unless your studio nickname is Babyface or you wear sunglasses with slats in them, the Grammys probably mean nothing to you. As a ego-massaging spectacle, the music industry's award show is even more irritating the Oscars. That being said, we think it's pretty awesome that "I'm on a Boat" -- the Sat ... More >>
A teeny sneak preview of the New Times restaurant review for next week. Beef "effilochée" was effing delicious. The cylindrical castle of shredded shank meat gets braised for seven hours and crowned with organic micro sprouts sprayed with truffle vinaigrette. Surrounding the meat are concentric moa ... More >>
Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com correctly predicted the outcome of the presidential election, and because of that, he can find the answer to everything with a few clicks of his calculator. Except for the Oscars; he sure got those wrong. Sorry, Mickey. Now Silver is trying to predict the years whe ... More >>
Catch some great flicks tissues optional.
And a toothless one at that.
We haven't seen any of the performance that will likely be honored with an Oscar nod (except possibly Heath Ledger's Joker), but the race is tightening up. Local crazy person Mickey Rourke is still in the running for his turn in The Wrestler, but Sean Penn jumped into the lead with his performanc ... More >>
DOA: Dead or Alive
Oscar gets spoofed again
Rewind/Fast Forward Film & Video Festival
Believe the hype, says Film Fest director Nicole Guillemet. Latin cinema is poised to conquer the U.S. with Miami as its gateway.
Casablanca Fish Market
Men of Honor lays it on thick, but not intolerably so
La Palme d'Or