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  • Blogs

    November 24, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Eats This Week Thanksgiving Edition: Best Premade Turkey, Pumpkin Pie and Restaurants

    For most people today kicks off a three-day work week. It will be followed by a five-day weekend filled with nonstop eating and drinking. If you haven't yet figured out what you'll be contributing to the Thanksgiving feast, we've got you covered. From a Waldorf salad recipe courtesy of Cesar Zapata ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Jean Paul Desmaison Opens Harbour Bites in Coconut Grove

    Jean Paul Desmaison is back, for the moment, in a stationary trailer in a Coconut Grove parking lot serving his beloved manchego chorizo empanadas, slicked inside with a sticky layer of fig jam.

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Make Your Own Tiki Cocktails for Labor Day, Courtesy of Gui Jaroschy and Trevor Alberts

    So you think you can't make tiki drinks at home? Think again. In celebration of Labor Day, we've rounded up a couple of recipes from the two tiki authorities in town, Gui Jaroschy (Broken Shaker) and Trevor Alberts, to keep you cooled off in this unbearable heat. "Tiki drinks have always grabbed m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Coca-Cola Life: Stevia Sweetened Coke Available at Fresh Market

    Coca-Cola Life is here, Miami! For the first time, the stevia-sweetened soda is available in South Florida, as of yesterday, August 25. The soda, sweetened with a blend of sugar and naturally sourced stevia leaf extract, caused a sensation in 2013 when it was launched in Argentina and Chile. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Coconut Bacon: Salty, Smoky and Pig-Free

    Everyone loves bacon. Well, except pigs. And people who like pigs. Some of us prefer our swine alive and snorting. For those who love the taste of bacon, but not so much what it's made of, there haven't been too many tasty alternatives. But now there's Coconut Bacon, a product of Phoney Baloney's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Find a New Home for Scotty's Landing?

    Yesterday, a group of about 100 Coconut Grove residents rallied at Grove Spot to "Stop Grove Bay." In case you're not up on your local politics, this is the newest incarnation of the plan to demolish Scotty's Landing, Chart House, and the adjacent Grove Key Marina and replace them with retail shops ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Real Housewives of Miami's Ana Quincoces at Fresh Market Coconut Grove

    Sure, Bravo's Real Housewives franchise generally portrays women as foul-mouthed botoxed, spoiled harpies who do nothing but drink Pinot Grigio, shop for shoes and plastic surgery, and gossip. But not all of the Real Housewives of Miami are like that. Take, for example, Ana Quincoces. This Miami na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Trader Joe's Opening Soon: Ten Items to Be Excited About

    A neighbor new to Miami from California recently stopped us and asked excitedly, "Do you know Trader Joe's is opening just a few miles away?" Giddy with the thought of once again roaming the bamboo isles and purchasing inexpensive wine, he confessed he'd written several letters to the Monrovia, Cali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Free Beer, Barbecue, and Mezcal

    This weekend is all about getting your freebies on. The only thing that tastes better than the most expensive caviar is the most expensive caviar when it's given to you for free -- amiright? For the next few days, enjoy free suds at Gramps, free barbecue from Sparky's Roadside Barbecue, free Mezcal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    Chef Dena Marino's Refrigerator: Gatorade, Snacks, and Soy Vay

    This is the third entry in a short series of posts called Inside Their Refrigerator, which takes you inside the refrigerators of Miami's top chefs. Short Order recently spoke with chef Dena Marino of MC Kitchen. With a six-year-old son at home, she says she doesn't keep her refrigerator stocked wit ... 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

    October 19, 2012

    Top 10 Supermarkets: Freshest Food, Best Prices, Top Service

    Billy is really tired. After a full day of work and the gym, he just wants to go home, eat and lay down. But Marcia called earlier and asked him to stop and grab some diapers and milk? Well, Billy-boy, we got your answer.There are several factors that make a supermarket good or bad. Consumer Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Stone Crab Season: My Ceviche, Kitchen 305, Capt. Jim's and More Offer Deals

    Stone crab season is as uniquely South Florida as the neon-colored strip on Ocean Drive. Sure, Joe's Stone Crab and Joe's Takeaway are "the" places to grab some claws and mustard sauce, but there are many other places in Miami to get your claws on some fresh stone crabs -- many at great values.While ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    The Fresh Market Opens In The Falls Today

    The Falls is about to get a whole new dose of fresh in its daily routine. A brand new Fresh Market has its grand opening today -- which means you have a new place to pick up lunch, dinner or groceries. The new location, which has been under construction for the last few months held a job fair earli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Top Five Prepared-Dinner Spots for Back to School

    It's that time of the year again --backpacks, books, and traffic fill the days. With school now in session, many people mindlessly fall back into the old, familiar pattern of fast and frozen food. To help save you from gaining 15 pounds, a sugar-addicted 5-year-old, and boredom from your dinner rout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2012

    Tropical Storm Isaac: Hurricane Parties, Restaurant and Event Updates, Closings UPDATED

    Tropical storm Isaac is barreling toward the Florida Keys and you only have to look outside your window to see that feeder bands are already affecting Miami-Dade. Before you head out to a store, restaurant, or bar we suggest calling them ahead of time to make sure they're open. Some events (especial ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2012
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    May 29, 2012

    Top Five Miami Restaurants for Dining During a Hurricane

    During the coming week, you'll be hearing and reading a lot about how this Friday kicks off the official hurricane season in South Florida. You will be privy to all manner of advice on how to best weather the potential storms, and the very word hurricane will blow into your ears over and over a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Trans Fats: New York Bans It, Florida Lets Anybody Use It

    Flickr CCShoppers entering the Fresh Market in Coconut Grove are greeted with vibrant flowers, elegant wooden fixtures and mellow classical music.The bakery section features organized stacks of sugar cookies, fruity pies and loaf cakes, all placed in a very sweet, delicious way.But, if you take a cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Stone Crab Season Ends Wednesday

    Stone crab season ends May 16, bringing an end to that beautiful cracking and slurping until October. We're going to miss dipping those sweet pink and purple claws in creamy mustard sauce, but are delighted the crabs have the summer to rest and mate.We suggest a stone crab feast tonight as the perfe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    New Downtown Miami Publix: Does It Deserve Being Ranked Third in the Nation?

    Hipsters and dog owners in midtown and downtown can now rejoice. Publix has finally opened a convenient location in the Omni area. No longer will denizens have to visit the jam-packed outpost on Biscayne at 48th Street. The new location, at 1776 Biscayne Blvd., features both a liquor store and a pha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Jeff McInnis Talks Breasts and Legs, Of Chicken, That Is

    ​​I used to judge diners as unadventurous when they ordered chicken at a restaurant. It always felt like the safe option, ubiquitous even at dinner parties. But things have changed and chicken has earned itself a renewed reputation.This respect is evident with the dishes of Jeff McInnis, the Jam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Bakeries: Calling All Carb-Hounds

    ​Hunting down fresh baked goods worth the calorie intake is a feat requiring carbohydrate perseverance. Most often, we hear complaints from local pastry chefs about the water and the humidity, which can effectively drain the life out of breads and cakes. The cry-out for good pastry in Miami is gut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Ten Foods To Avoid On Valentine's Day

    ​Every year we say we're not going to celebrate Valentine's Day. After all, it makes singles feel bad for being single and couples feel worse for not being over-the-top romantics. Then we break down and buy candy hearts and make reservations for overpriced champagne dinners.Since you're probably l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Coconut Grove Should Clobber South Beach in the Snackdown

    ​Short Order's Snackdown, our friendly little competition to see which dining neighborhood gets the most love, is heating up. We expected to see comments from readers expressing their choices, including a little point/counterpoint discussion. What we didn't expect was that the fires would come fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Today is National Pie Day: Fill Your Pie-Hole Here

    Fireman Derek via FacebookIt's national pie day - eat me.​We know, every day brings yet another wacky food holiday, but when it's National Pie Day there's reason to celebrate. Sure, you can go to Publix or Fresh Market and buy a perfectly serviceable ready-made pie, but we're sharing our three fav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Hey Whole Foods: Stop the Crap

    ​​The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Public Affairs is suing Whole Foods in an attempt to "reinstate a former employee with full back wages and benefits after the company allegedly fired the worker for voicing and reporting workplace health concerns regarding a raw sewage spillage at its s ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2011
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    August 2, 2011

    Crumb on Parchment: Oh, Those Savory Scones (Recipe)

    Lesley ElliottBacon, date, and blue cheese scones​Michelle Bernstein was kind enough to post her recipe for Crumb on Parchment's cherry-vanilla scones on Tasting Table. If you haven't had the pleasure, the scones are oversize and somehow both dense and fluffy. It's quite an achievement. The scone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Bon Appetit Walk-A-Way Café, A Coffee and Lunch Window in Wynwood

    Paula NiñoOwner David Trafton​If your morning commute involves driving along North Miami Avenue and 26th Street, there's a window you can stop by for breakfast and a cafecito.Bon Appetit Walk-A-Way Café opened last week offering pastries, pastelitos and organic egg omelets for breakfast, and org ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Blog Watch: Cupcakes, Bagels and Pumpkin Flan

    ​Last week in the South Florida blogosphere ...Brickell Life visits a farmer's market in Colombia.All Purpose Dark says goodbye to Fin.Sugar Cave reviews Joy Wallace's Dickey Doo's Kettle Corn.Much love to Coral Bagels from Blind Tastes.Drool over the pumpkin flan at Bitchin' Camero.Taking over Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Fresh Market Not So Fresh

    This is a damn crying shame.Fresh Market is supposed to be a place where a yuppie can go and not be afraid. They play classical music. They give you tiny cups of premium coffee. Their organic yogurt selection is enviable. And in Aventura, even the coconuts on the trees are Louis Vuitton brand. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Top Five Inexpensive Restaurants on South Beach

    Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersB&B's beer-battered onion rings with cheddar-jalapeño dipping sauce are only $6. ​While South Beach is home to some of the fanciest, priciest, poshest, most celeb-driven eateries in the county, there are also many inexpensive spots where one can nosh without break ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    A Good Tomato Isn't Hard To Find

    Lee Klein A beautiful Uglyripe tomato​I perform very occasional part-time work as a private chef, and the folks I cook for just love tomatoes. I generally purchase the tomatoes at Fresh Market; it's got the best variety, and perfectly ripe specimens in each category. Granted, sometimes I'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Caught at the Fresh Market: Organic and Conventional Produce Mingling

    At this point, we are all aware that eating organic produce, meats, and dairy products are better for us. Whether you choose to pay the extra money for these goods is another story. If you live an organic lifestyle, you might be surprised to learn that several so-called eco-groceries are putting you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    A New Way to Chew Your Yuca: Organic Tribal Stone Crackers from Explorer's Bounty

    Explorer's Bounty Boiled... fried... and now stone-ground and baked.  Miami-based natural foods company Explorer's Bounty is venturing into the unleavened market, launching Tribal Stone Crackers.  This 100 percent certified organic snack is the first of its kind in the world to be made fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Wrapping Up the Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival

    The Third Annual Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival took place on Saturday, and in case you missed out on what was a perfect day of beer sampling and cavorting, check out our slide show here. What made the fest so "gee, shucks" great? For starters, the festival area - the amphitheater and park at the Ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Green Markets Continue To Sprout

    The Market Company has started a Fresh Market at their Market Company Warehouse in Wynwood (4127 NW 2nd Ave., just west of the Design District). Local produce, honeys, cut flowers and more will be sold on Tuesdays and Thursdays, excepting holidays, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Market Company als ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of October 25, 2007

    "I am not a whore at any price"

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Ban Those Bags

    The plastic shopping bag is a pox on our subtropical house

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    October 3, 2007
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    October 3, 2007

    Chowhounds, Get Ready for Top Chef Finale

    Those of us who have tuned in to watch Top Chef: Miami this season know why: Seeing the sights. And you know that by sights we mean Padma Lakshmi. But seriously, there has been a lot of local action around the production, which wrapped its stint at the Fontainebleu months ago. Here's a quick recap ... More >>

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    November 16, 2006
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    November 2, 2006
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    September 7, 2006
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    May 25, 2006

    Plain Meaning of the Line

    Wine and other spirits intrigue while Iman slightly disappoints

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    March 9, 2006

    Teenage Fan Club

    Sushi, sluts, and supermarkets: All in a dog days work

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    May 12, 2005


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    February 12, 2004

    Don't Tempt Me, Argentina

    La Estancia offers plenty for epicures

  • Dining

    October 16, 2003

    Basket Case

    That food package that says everything you want it to say