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Foods

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    August 5, 2013

    Miami Spice Summer Seafood: Where To Get Ocean Delicacies at a Discount

    Miamians are fortunate enough to have access to fresh seafood year-round, but when summer hits, the need for light, refreshing fish and shellfish becomes almost a necessity. We rather munch down on ceviche and shrimp cocktails than baby back ribs and baked potatoes when the temperature hits 90 degre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Brasileiro Opens With Rodizio-Style Lunch and Dinner

    Pig is in -- haven't you heard? First came Pubbelly, then Swine, and now Brasileiro -- the Brazilian rodizio-style steakhouse is open. We got news of the opening last week, and now, after a couple of days of trials and tribulations in the form of friends and family dinner, Brasileiro opens its doo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Burger Beast Celebrates the Hot Dog at Tobacco Road Saturday

    We know what you're thinking. How in the world can someone called Burger Beast betray his love of the meat patty and celebrate the hot dog? Only once a year does Sef Gonzalez, AKA Burger Beast, turn into alter ego Hot Dog Hound in celebration of national hot dog month. We asked Gonzalez why his t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Devon in Kendall Adds Summer Fish To the Menu

    This has been the year of the suburbs, especially Kendall. The south got a ton of new culinary additions, from a boutique seafood and steakhouse to a cupcake shop and even New Orleans style fast-casual barbecue. In our annual Best of Miami 2013 -- which hit stands a couple of weeks ago -- the boutiq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    For Ceviche Day: Make Sam Gorenstein's Key Lime Ceviche

    What's so perfect about national ceviche day being held on June 28 is the fact that ceviche is the perfect dish for sultry summer days in Miami. Seafood and vegetables are kissed by citrus to make a cool and refreshing meal. My Ceviche chef/partner Sam Gorenstein knows a thing or two about ceviche. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The Butcher Shop Opens July 4: Quality Meat and Beer in Wynwood

    After some soft openings and a few teases of good food and cold beer, the Butcher Shop will finally open July 4 at 5 p.m. Is the Butcher Shop a butcher shop, a restaurant, or a beer garden? Executive chef Dustin Ward tells Short Order that the Wynwood eatery is a blend of all three.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Miami's 14 Best New Eats and Drinks for Summer

    In an effort to always bring you The Best, we rounded up a few eats and drinks from around town that are mostly new for the season, starting with a summer classic: Ceviche. Its acidity energizes, its light, yet filling and when done right, it never sacrifices flavor. For a place that's got it down, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Pubbelly, PB Steak Present Mega-Affordable Summer Menus Today

    Tonight, the Pubbelly clan will launch an unbeatable summer dinner and brunch menu at Pubbelly and its beef-centric sister restaurant, PB Steak, around the corner. Designed to coincide with Miami Spice (even though Spice won't begin till August 1), the $35-per-person menu offers nine dishes to sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Coconut Grove Seafood Festival Announced

    Coconut Grove, with its quaint, tree-lined streets and bayfront vistas, is the perfect setting for a seafood festival. Which is why the announcement of the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival makes such perfect sense. The inaugural festival is set to take place Sunday, October 20, from 11 a.m. till sund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Toasted Bagel Company in Brickell: "Nobody in Miami Makes Good Homemade Bagels"

    Move over New York. Miami's opening an "everything made from scratch" bagel shop, and its owners hail from the Big Apple. Brothers Khalid and Islam Mohammed are originally from Egypt, but owned a bagelry in New York and Jersey for 14 year, so they know a thing or two about boiling and baking bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Wolfgang's Steakhouse, NYC Legend, Officially Opens First Miami Location (Photos)

    It all started at Peter Luger, the legendary 125-year-old steakhouse in New York. Head waiter Wolfgang Zweiner learned from the best and decided to open his own place. Thus, Wolfgang's Steakhouse was born. With four restaurants in New York, one in Beverly Hills, and one in Hawaii, Wolfgang recentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Stone Crab Season Ends Today: Six Places Offering Last Call For Claws

    The 2012-2013 stone crab season closes tomorrow, May 16, with the last day of harvest today. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, traps must be removed from the water within five days. All restaurateurs and stores must obtain their stone crabs by May 16. It's been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Mother's Day: Ten Last-Minute Gifts From Cheesecake to Bacon Mojo Donuts

    If there's anyone you're indebted to (besides Sallie Mae), it's the woman who brought you into this world - the naked, gasping, screaming little seven-pound thing you once were. And birthing was the easy part. After that came the terrible twos, the schoolyard fights, puberty. Mother's Day is payba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Adam Fleischman, Umami Burger Founder and CEO: "We'll Resonate With Miami"

    Umami Burger opens its Miami Beach location (and first-ever) East Coast restaurant today. The California-based burger chain, featuring a "secret" formula that brings out the savory, meaty "umami" flavor (the fifth and most elusive of our basic tastes), is a favorite among celebrities like Ashton K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Best Mother's Day Brunch Deals in Miami

    Your mother birthed you, fed you, clothed you, and defended you from the bully down the street. She put Bactine on your skinned knees and nursed you through your first heartbreak. Her thankless job included getting up early to wake your lazy butt for school, loaning you money when you spent your ren ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 2, 2013
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    April 25, 2013
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    April 15, 2013

    Stanzione 87 to Open in Brickell: Government-Certified Neapolitan Pizza

    "It's not just pizza, it's an art," says Franco Stanzione, the ambitious 23-year-old who's opening Miami's first truly "authentic" Neapolitan pizza shop. "It's so easy to mess up. It only takes a minute." That's because the pizza at this soon-to-open place takes only 30 seconds to a minu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Inexpensive Restaurants

    Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    A $40 Burger: Shake Shack, BurgerFi, Soyka, and db Bistro

    We here at Short Order know that sometimes you want candlelight and cloth napkins... and other times you just want to tuck a paper napkin into your collar and chow down like you were raised in Polk County. So where should you go when you've got forty bucks burning a hole in your pocket and want a bu ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Five Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for National You-Know-What Month

    Every edible item has its day of celebration: popcorn, burritos, even Fig Newtons (January 16, in case you were wondering). But some foods are so special, so memorable, so irresistible they get a whole month of commemoration. Grilled cheese is one such food. And April is its month. After all, who d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Chef Nilton Castillo Takes Over Kitchen at the Dome

    On a busy restaurant street, the Dome Restaurant & Caviar Bar hides between monsters Hillstone and Graziano's. The quaint eatery seats no more than 40, but that's enough for an executive chef who's been around the kitchen block. Good news, then, that a new executive chef has been appointed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    My Ceviche Brickell Opens Today: Sam Gorenstein Reveals What's New (Photos)

    Certain things make ceviche taste better: the crunch of spiced popcorn, the piquant flavors of chili peppers, the burst of citrus from a squeeze of orange or lime. But the menu at the new My Ceviche has something else -- something beyond the red onions, herbs, and aji. At the S. Miami Ave. location ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    My Ceviche Brickell Opens March 29

    Brickell residents can look forward to reasonably-priced fresh seafood when My Ceviche opens its doors this Friday, March 29.The original 240-square-foot location opened a year ago and quickly became a hit with locals and tourists alike despite the small size and limited seating area. After all, who ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Lucali in SoBe: Miami's Best Pizza

    In a city jammed with outposts of overhyped New York restaurants, Lucali in South Beach is an exception. At the pizzeria on Bay Road, just a few steps from the Pubbelly mecca, pizza-makers wearing white T-shirts roll out doughs with empty wine bottles, cut porcini mushrooms with a mandolin slicer, a ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013
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    March 5, 2013

    My Ceviche to Open Second Location in Brickell

    When My Ceviche opened in SoFi, there was much to love about the tiny shop that featured fresh-from-the-sea ceviche and stone crab. Except, of course, if you wanted to sit down and dine at a leisurely pace. The little shop had very few seating options. You could eat at the youth hostel next door, ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Best Italian Cheeses at SoBeWFF

    Italian cuisine represents the ultimate comfort. You'd have to be crazy to say a heaping bowl of pasta doesn't soothe your soul. While Italians are known for living in the moment, when it comes to food they can be rather serious. The perfect example: their cheese. As part of the Bank of America Life ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Miami's Best Fish Markets

    It was a warm Sunday afternoon, and Brickell's high-rises loomed on the hazy horizon beyond the nearby Miami River. Quaint fishing boats bobbed on the water's rippling surface, and rays of sunlight glimmered upon the soft waves. But a few steps from these quiet waters, dozens of shoppers elbowed ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Truck and Many More on Midtown Tracks for SoBeWFF

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. By the time 2012 was upon us, more than 100 food trucks were rolling around Greater Miami. It seemed only natural some of them should feed the gastrophilic masses of the Sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Valentine's Day Dinner for Two Under $100 in Miami

    One of two things happened when you read the headline. You either a) let out a loud groan and thought "ugh, it's not Valentine's Day again, is it? Screw love," or b) thought "ugh, I'm too broke for a dinner." We can't really help if love has screwed you over (though we do offer our sincerest condo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market Brings Fresh Seafood to North Miami

    We live in South Florida, a subtropical paradise, surrounded by some of the bluest waters in the world. And yet, somehow, we have a surprisingly low number of places in which to enjoy fresh seafood. Sounds fishy, no?Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market (13488 Biscayne Boulevard) is a new source of fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Toro Toro Joins the Brunch Club in Downtown Miami

    Should we find ourselves in Downtown Miami and in need of [a few] mimosas and some serious eats, Toro Toro's new brunch service will swiftly cater to the hungry. The Pan-Latin steakhouse that New Times called "bullish" for its ambitious fare and moderate prices, is now offering brunch on Sundays fr ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Five Sexy Vegan Valentine's Day Gifts: Edible Body Butter, Candy Lips, and Beyond

    When people hear the word "vegan," the last thing that comes to mind is decadence. The first thing is usually an image of a scrawny, pale lady wearing Birkenstocks and hugging a tree. Not exactly the picture of sensuality.But as usual, my aim for this column today is to challenge preconceived notion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Homemade Ice Cream for Valentine's Day

    Making ice cream at home is no easy feat. First, the home cook must purchase an ice cream maker -- typically at about $60 or $70. Then, the churned cream aficionado must master techniques such as tempering and things like emulsified egg yolks. And it all takes a very, very long time. Many ice cream ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Stephen's Restaurant: Hand-Carved Pastrami in Hialeah

    Circling around Hialeah side streets near LeJeune Avenue we found Stephen's Restaurant only after dodging a 10-foot-by-10-foot slab of marble being offloaded into a warehouse. A New York style deli with house made, hand-sliced pastrami and corned beef loaded onto thick slices of griddled rye bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Pincho Factory to OTC: Four New Miami Brunch Places

    Who doesn't like brunch? It's the best of both worlds. Breakfast and lunch items with the bonus of dessert (sometimes). Some people think it's too much, but we think it's just right. Before the end of 2012, a couple of places around town began serving brunch, and now that January is here, a few m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Interview: Dr. Oz Responds to Uproar Over Time Article, Clarifies Stance on Organics and GMOs

    Dr. Mehmet Oz has taken a lot of flack lately about a recent Time magazine article, in which he seemingly reversed his position on organics and genetically modified (GMO) foods. In a phone interview yesterday, I got the straight dope on this sudden shift in opinion, directly from the doctor. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Minimum Age Requirement To Purchase Energy Drinks?

    We all know that chugging down can after can of Monster, Red Bull, or Rock Star ain't exactly healthy, yet some of us chug down multiple doses of energy drinks every day.An adult endangering his or her health is one thing, but how about a kid? Energy drinks have become a very popular drink among tee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Steak, Caviar and Charcuterie at The Setai Grill, Now Open

    The Setai Grill, which opened yesterday, should be off to a superb start. The new venture, billed as a New York style steakhouse featuring French gastronomy techniques, opened yesterday in Miami Beach's swank Setai Hotel. Read also: - PM Fish and Steak House: Pricey Steaks in a Gorgeous, Bicultural ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Challah for Hanukkah: Step-By-Step Guide

    The best holiday dinners go down a little like this: the host or hostess drops off a juicy, slow-cooked brisket, a platter of latkes, and a golden homemade challah atop a linen-topped dining room table. Eyes light up. Is it the candles or all the champagne? We just don't know. Everyone sighs and mur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    5 Napkin Burger Becomes 5 Napkin Grill; Adds Menu Items

    It's been a weird year for meat patties in Miami. What with joints like Damn Good Burger and American Burger dropping like flies -- it takes a lot for burger-centric spots to keep it together. In the midst of these developments, Lincoln Road's 5 Napkin Burger was looking to reach a bigger, broader ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Thanksgiving 2012: Miami Restaurant Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner Guide

    While the rest of Miami hurries to Publix and Fresh Market for last minute shopping lists, the smart people of this good city will stare good and hard at this list -- and with just a quick phone call (or click of the mouse), Thanksgiving dinner will be taken care of without so much as breaking a swe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Miami's Best Chicken Wings: Sakaya to Sparky's to Scully's

    ​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 bestof.voiceplaces.com.If you decide to go on a hunt for Miami's best chicken w ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Review: Coconut Grove Farmers Market

    Glaser Organic Farms occupies the largest tent at the Coconut Grove Farmers Market. Tracy Fleming, who has owned the farm with her husband, Stan, for more than 30 years, sells a variety of local and nonlocal produce. The tent is widely recognized for its locally processed, organic raw and vegan food ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Bagel Joints: From Mo's to Outrageous to Express

    ​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 bestof.voiceplaces.com. Bagels are a contentious subject -- particularly in a ... More >>

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