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Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Station 5 Table and Bar Opening in South Miami

    About two minutes into speaking with Julia Ning, it becomes abundantly clear that her passion in life is feeding people. Massachusetts-born Ning is no stranger to the restaurant business -- her family immigrated from China in the 1920s and set up shop with a restaurant in Harvard Square. Ning is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    South Florida Brew Bus Delivers South Florida's Craft Beer Craze

    "Drive slow!" shouted several of the more than 20 passengers on a minicoach as it rolled south on I-95 past the sprawling suburbia of southern Palm Beach County. The driver looked back, smiled, and set the cruise control to 55, allowing traffic to pass unabated. Why the leisurely pace when most peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Best Eats and Drinks This Week: GastroPod Pop-Up, Eat in the Dark, and Martinis

    Oh hai, Monday -- it's you again. We were hoping this weekend was just a dream, only to wake up this morning and realize that Lebron leaving our home to go back to his is still true. You know what eases the pain? Booze. And food. There's plenty of that going on this week to make you forget all abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Tapas y Taps: Whole Foods Coral Gables' New Boozy Hangout

    Have you ever walked through Whole Foods and thought, "I really need a drink"? Maybe that feeling comes while perusing their extensive wine selection. Perhaps it hits when your shopping companion won't stop complaining about that awesome soccer match he's missing at home. Well now, there's a spot wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Yardbird Southern Table & Bar to Open in Vegas, Baby

    So all that chow chow about Yardbird flying off to Vegas for a fling is true. 50 Eggs confirmed that Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is opening a location at the Venetian Las Vegas some time early 2015. The restaurant will share much of the same menu and Southern charm, but with a little more space - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Bastille Day: Five French Eateries in Miami for the Non-Elite

    "Let them eat cake." These immortal words supposedly spoken by Marie Antoinette still live on today, but now we can take them literally. On July 14, 1789, inspired by the American revolution, the French people finally rose up against King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, stormed the Bastille, and k ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    11 Restaurants We're Looking Forward to in 2014

    It happens every year. The minute your hangover subsides from New Year's eve, it's already July. With half of the year gone, we decided to look forward to some of the restaurants that are coming up -- mostly in the fall. We're not listing restaurants that don't have a 2014 opening date, which is wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    T&W Barbecue: Award-Winning Ribs and Barbecue in Cutler Bay

    After a few years of owning a small chain of local sandwich shops, Tom Wills decided he needed more. So the longtime Redlands man started traveling to Georgia and South Carolina to learn barbecue. He bought a trailer, started smoking baby back ribs, briskets and chicken wings, and winning competitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Tasting Menus: Miami's Gateway to the Big Leagues

    Perfectly ironed white tablecloths are topped with open glass orbs holding fresh-cut roses floating in water. The stems are twisted and tied around delicate blooms, creating bows that rise from the bowls. The rich cherry hardwood floor of Palme d'Or -- the opulent, awarded-winning French culinary te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Love Is Blind Brunch: Hangover Wreckers and 99 Cent Mimosas

    Many Miami brunches offer unlimited mimosas for a fee, but before you say yes to that deal think a moment. Just how many fizzy beverages are you actually going to consume over the course of a meal? If your limit is three at best, maybe that $20 all-you-can-drink offer isn't so wonderful, after all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Hannya Asian Cuisine to Open in Brickell This September

    Sushi never goes out of style. The Japanese restaurant Hannya is set to open in September at 1060 Brickell Ave. As recently reported in South Florida Business Journal, a 16-year lease worth $3.5 million was recently brokered for the restaurant's space. Hannya will be walking distance from Mary Bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    World Cup 2014: Where to Eat, Drink, and Watch the Finals

    World Cup fever is reaching epidemic levels in Miami with only four teams left vying for the crown. Two of those teams are Brazil and Argentina, which has both expatriates and locals amped up for the matches on Tuesday and Wednesday. These games will turn Miami into a festive shit show with diehard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    MiMo Art Café: Coffee Shop Serves Croissants and Community

    The MiMo neighborhood is seeing a real resurgence, with vintage motels getting facelifts and restaurants opening weekly. One of the new places is the tiny MiMo Art Café. The coffee shop, tucked behind an artist's studio at 592 NE 77 St., is easy to miss. Hence, the sandwich board on busy Biscayne B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Fourth of July Edition

    Happy birthday, America. You look great for a lady turning 238. Seriously, Independence Day is here and that means picnics, beach days, brunches, cocktails, and fireworks. Here's our guide to the best places to eat and drink this long holiday weekend. Weekend starts now! See also: Make Super Easy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Ten Best Nutella Dishes in Miami

    Nutella turns 50 this year and we couldn't let the occasion pass without some fanfare. Whether lathered in a hot crepe from a cart on the sidewalks of France or scooped straight out of the jar with your finger, this hazelnut spread of the gods deserves our utmost appreciation. New York City is cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    N by NAOE opens on Brickell Key

    After at least a year and a half of delays due to struggles with permitting, N by NAOE, Kevin Cory's follow up to his striking, 12-seat omakase restaurant that in 2012 moved from Sunny Isles to Brickell Key is now open next door to his lauded restaurant. What N is, however, couldn't be more opaque. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Bianca at the Delano: Summer Lunch Kept Light with Salmon Carpaccio, Bruschetta, and Watermelon Granita

    Restaurants not participating in Miami Spice are taking advantage of the hot summer months and offering customers a bargain before the two-month restaurant promotion sets off August 1. Bianca at The Delano is offering up prix-fixe summer fare lunch and dinner offerings that started June 16 and cont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Buns & Buns: Balance Could Lift Heavy, Rich Dishes

    Buns & Buns established its affinity for the misogynistic era of the 1950s early last summer when it released a minute-long teaser video that opened with dozens of women's tanned, oiled backsides sunbathing on an unidentified beach. "Incontestably, we all like our buns hot and steamy," it said befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Taste of Doral: Local Favorites and Chains Offer Deals Throughout July

    Coral Gables Restaurant Week just ended, and Miami Spice begins in one month. So where can you find discounted prix fixes in the interim? Try the third-annual Taste of Doral. Organized by the Doral Chamber of Commerce, the event is intended to boost economic development while exposing visitors and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    June 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Talk about one hot month. As spring turned into one wet summer, Miami restaurants decided to open like flowers in a garden! Most anticipated were the openings of L'Echon Brasserie, featuring French fare by the Pubbelly boys and Oolite, Kris Wessel's new restaurant just off Lincoln Road. June als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Aoki in Dadeland Continues Benihana Legacy

    Chances are you've heard of Benihana, the famous teppanyaki chain that spread like wildfire across America. Well, did you know that the son of Rocky Aoki (the founder of Benihana) is the founder of Doraku, and that he's related to the global superstar DJ Steve Aoki, and that the new teppanyaki joint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Jeff McInnis Opens Root & Bone in New York City

    Miami lost not one, but two great chefs when the James Beard finalist and Janine Booth decided to team up on Root & Bone in the Big Apple. Instead of reflecting on things that could have been had the talented duo decided to open a place in, say, MiMo or Wynwood, let's look on the positive side -- n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    First Annual Bacon Beach Bash: Bikini Bods and Bacon Grease on Nikki Beach

    In a city obsessed with physical appearances as much as porcine, it was only a matter of time before someone thought to put the two together. The first-annual Bacon Beach Bash is happening this Saturday, July 5, as part of 'Merica's birthday celebration at Nikki Beach. Because if there's one thing A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Porfirio's Restaurant to Open in SoFi; Señor Frog's Miami Coming Soon

    Groupo Anderson, one of Mexico's largest restaurant groups, is opening Porfirio's Restaurant on Thursday, July 3. The restaurant, which launched in Mexico City in 2012, is bringing its brand of fine dining to SoFi with traditional Mexican dishes. The 200-seat restaurant, located at 850 Commerce St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: Restaurants Announced; Ticket Prices Go Up on Sunday

    The New Times Iron Fork/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority, brings Miami's best restaurants under one roof for one night only. On Thursday, July 31, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Hyatt Regency Miami will turn into nirvana as dozens of South Florida's best restaurant ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    L'echon Brasserie: The Pubbelly Mafia Kill With French Cuisine

    The Pubbelly boys are as dangerous to the Miami food scene as the Corleone family was to the New York crime scene. It all began in 2010, with the opening of the Asian gastropub Pubbelly (heard of it?). Jose Mendin, Sergio Navarro, and Andreas Schreiner were first-time owners, dewey-eyed and confiden ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    National Ceviche Day Saturday: Five Deals and Specials to Celebrate

    Ahh, ceviche. You truly deserve your own holiday. Soaking in citrus and spice, this is one of South Florida's favorite dishes to slurp down. Lucky for us, it's never hard to come by -- it's even sold out of the back of people's trucks down here. If you prefer to celebrate National Ceviche Day this S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    A Look at Loba: Latin and Literary Flavors Meet Friday in MiMo

    "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars." That quote is just one of the details at Loba, a new joint opening in MiMo this Friday. It's one of Jessica Sanchez's favorite quotes, and one that exemplifies her well. The 28-year-old realtor- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Bistro BE Coming to Miami: Belgian Waffles, Chocolate, and Beer Galore

    Miami's international cuisine scene is getting a European flair with Bistro BE, scheduled to open at 1111 SW First Ave. in downtown Miami this summer. The restaurant, by Emmanuel Verschueren, a businessman who made his career in plastics (cue The Graduate jokes), as well as restaurants in Europe, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    La Mar: Peruvian Classics Elevated to Haute Cuisine

    The unmistakable snapping of rice in a superheated stone bowl hints at what's to come. The heavy gray-and-white-flecked basin typical of Japanese eateries seems misplaced at first in a Peruvian restaurant. But the nutty, charred scent of crisping grains soon dispenses any concerns about eating a Kor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Haute Dining to Debut in Miami: Learn About Membership Over Free Bites at Red the Steakhouse Tonight

    Groupon. Living Social. Deal Chicken. Voice Daily Deals. With so many online deal programs, you have to break down the massive list into categories to even tell them apart. Now, Miami restaurant lovers can join the money-saving club with a new program called Haute Dining, the brainchild of Buzzy Skl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    My Ceviche Owners Acquire Latin Burger & Taco Restaurant

    My Ceviche has acquired Latin Burger & Taco restaurants. My Ceviche's Sam Gorenstein and Roger Duarte finalized a deal Monday with Latin Burger & Taco's Jim Heins to purchase the Latin Burger restaurant in Coral Gables. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount, does not at this time affect the pink- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Jose Mendin and Brad Kilgore Mash-Up: Six-Course Sneak Peek Dinner Before Miami Spice

    Miami Spice may not officially kick off till August 1, but for the entire month of June six selected chefs are giving diners a preview of what's to come for the two month long restaurant promotion. In anticipation for Aaron Brooks and Todd Erickson battling it out come Iron Fork (the preview event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Wynwood Kitchen & Bar: "Taste of the Americas" Series Continues Wednesdays This Summer

    Miguel Aguilar is all about embracing his Latin heritage. Last summer he took diners through a tour of Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela in a dining series called "Taste of the Americas." Because the menu at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar boasts Global-Latino small plate offerings, he's expanded on "Taste of the A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Centolire: Authentic Southern Italian Cuisine Comes to South Miami

    Authentic Neopolitan cuisine is coming to South Miami with the opening of Centolire. The restaurant, named after the Italian coin, opens in the former Emilio's Toscana space at 1569 Sunset Drive in the Coral Gables area and will feature homemade pastas and specialty dishes, including many from the i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: Ten Boozy Winners

    The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. Although we love everything about Miami (especially its restaurants), you know what we really love? The booze. From the perfect bloody mary to the best new bar, our Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: New Places, Best Of, and Yappy Hour

    The weekend is here and there's celebration in the air (also humidity). Need something to do over the weekend? We suggest toasting to summer, hanging with your four-legged best friend, or checking out a hot new restaurant. For even more ideas, pick up our just-released Best of edition, which give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: This Year's Winning Comfort Foods

    In case you forgot to pay your favorite newspaper a visit, the 2014 Best of Miami has finally arrived. There are hundreds of categories, but the food and drink is the most vast. And the most comforting of all? Those junk food categories. If you have been wondering where to get a hearty bowl of chil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Tea Oh Five This Weekend: A Tea Pop-Up by JoJo Tea

    Miami needs more tea parties. Chances are you've had JoJo Tea at one of their many partners. They pretty much curate a local tea program and act as a "tea sommelier" to our culinary landscape. And now, the brand whose slogan is to stimulate creativity to energize intellect through seriously good t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Dishcrawl's First Stop: Our Culinary Tour of Coconut Grove

    Dishcrawl 2014 kicked off last night with a culinary tour through the historic and peacock-infested streets of Coconut Grove, and Short Order was invited to join the action. Dishcrawl regularly features anywhere from three to five restaurants. Last night we sampled three dishes at three restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: This Year's Winning Restaurants

    Best of Miami 2014 has finally arrived. You can pick up our epic guide to all things Miami on Thursday, or check out the full list of winners online now if you just can't contain yourself. This year's edition is filled with over 300 of our favorite bars, bites, and places to snack. Miami's culinary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    1. Michael Schwartz: Genuine Culinary Genius

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a unique flav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Kris Wessel's Oolite Opens in South Beach (Photos)

    Kris Wessel's new South Beach restaurant, Oolite, is open and we stopped in for a peek and a cocktail. Large signs outside the restaurant, located in the former Cooper Avenue space just off Lincoln Road, give a June 19 opening date, but the bar is open now at 6 p.m. (Earlier if there's a World Cup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Rob Ferrara Takes Over Macchialina's Bar Tomorrow Night: A Night at the Jersey Shore

    Macchialina's had a lot to celebrate lately. After recently acquiring their liquor license, Mike Pirolo and Jen Chaefsky launched a new monthly dim sum style brunch and bottomless booze brunch option. Now, William Rivas is behind the bar creating progressive farm-to-table inspired cocktails to match ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: Here are Some of the People That Made Food Great

    The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. When you think about it, the entire issue is about people. After all, for every delicious burger or soul-satisfying cafe con leche, there's a person lovingly creating it. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Oak Tavern Hosts David Bracha, Wynwood Brewing Company Beer Pairing Dinner Wednesday

    Executive chef and oystermind David Bracha has teamed up with the Brignonis of Wynwood Brewing Company for a special dinner tomorrow night that will be served family style at Oak Tavern's communal table. The dinner is a follow up to a beer dinner the restaurant and beer columnist Evan Benn hosted ... More >>

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