Fruits and Vegetables

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    March 4, 2014

    Ancho Reyes Chile Liquor Debuts in Miami March 10

    Ancho Reyes Chile Liquor, a distinctly different type of spirits, will be making its debut in the Miami market for the first time on March 10, according to William Grant and Sons Distillers, the Scottish distillery responsible for brands such as Sailor Jerry rum, Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisk ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Miami's Ten Spiciest Dishes: Murg Vindaloo, "Salsa of Life" and Spicy Conch Salad

    Miami Spice, now in its 11th year, has grown to become one of the most popular events of the year. For two months, its a foodie's dream -- South Beach Wine & Food Festival at Festival Flea Market prices. With Miami Spice kicking off this past Wednesday, Short Order decided to get a little better ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Red Robin at The Falls Now Serves Ghost Peppers On Its Burgers, Wants to Destroy Your Mouth

    Never mind Miami Spice, you want spice? Red Robin, the gourmet burger chain, will soon be the first national chain to have the ghost pepper on its menu. Keep in mind that the ghost pepper, or Bhut jolokia, is one of the world's hottest peppers, measuring anywhere between 855,000 to more than 1,000,0 ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    Stop Hating Vegetables in Five Steps

    I have conversations about plant-based diets every single day. Most people I chat with recognize the value of moving to a diet that includes a higher concentration of nutrient-rich plant foods. Many express a desire or even a resolve to eat more fruits and vegetables, and then the discussion moves o ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Fruits and Veggies Can Help You Stop Smoking, Study Suggests

    University of Buffalo researchers published a study yesterday showing the correlation between the consumption of fruits and vegetables and the amount of cigarettes a person smoked over the course of 14 months.With the bountiful fruit and vegetables Miami's tropical climate has to offer, could upping ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011
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    April 29, 2010

    Daniel Boulud's db Bistro Moderne To Debut in Miami

    Chef Daniel Boulud is coming to Miami. ​One of the best chefs in the world, Daniel Boulud, is coming to Miami in mid-October with his db Bistro Moderne concept. This upscale French eatery will be located in the new JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, which is launching along the Miami River in the fall.The ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Phony Nutritionists Make Their Push

    ​USDA Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Deputy Under Secretary Janey Thornton came to Kissimmee last week to highlight the Obama Administration's priorities for improving school meals and the health of children across the nation. Thornton claimed the Administration was committed to "rapid pas ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Is Kale The Next Big Food Trend?

    Short Order has been noticing more and more kale popping up on menus all over Miami. We are wondering why this slightly bitter vegetable, in the cabbage family, is suddenly so popular. Is kale the next big food trend?Photos by Jacquelynn D. PowersThe kale salad at The Forge. ​

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    April 14, 2010

    First Draw at the New La Vie en Raw

    Photo by Riki AltmanNo foolin' us. This ain't pasta!What possessed my date to recommend we dine at La Vie en Raw is totally beyond me. After all, he would eat cheeseburgers and fries three times a day if he could, so why did he want to gnaw on veggies at a raw food restaurant? The thought of a raw v ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 25, 2010
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    March 11, 2010

    Homemade Tater Tots Recipe From The Standard

    Photo by DOKTastes just like the real taters!​This recipe comes courtesy of Chef Mark Zeitouni, executive chef of The Standard Spa and Hotel, Miami Beach. Mark has been wowing guests at the hotel for four years now with his fresh, flavor-packed Mediterranean-style cuisine. While he is one of very ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Meatless in Miami: Adventures in Urban Gardening

    ​The last apartment I lived in for several years had no outdoor space to call my own. So when I started getting the itch to garden, I made sure that the next move would bring a bit of sunlit space I could grow some plants in. A year and a half later I've got a respectable little vegetabl ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    February 2, 2010

    Where to Eat in Miami This Valentine's Day

    If you ask us, showing off your culinary skills for your loved one is much more romantic than a dinner out, but we understand it's not always easy. If you're looking for where to eat out this Valentine's Day, here are some options. ​Area 31 at the Epic Hotel Your choice between two four-course pri ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 24, 2009
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    December 10, 2009
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    November 19, 2009
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    October 28, 2009

    Deals & Squeals: Salsa Fiesta, Sushi Maki, Coral Gables Thursdays

    ​Salsa Fiesta Debuts TodayOwners Cesar Olivo and Adriana Pérez Benatar are hosting the grand opening of their Salsa Fiesta Urban Mexican Grill today. The fast casual eatery is located on 29th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, just a block north of the New Times offices. The modern industrial-style r ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Make This Tonight: Orange Gazpacho with Crunchy Vegetables Salad and Grilled Garlic Ciabatta Bread

    ​Inspired by the Late Summer Vegetable Salad dish recently devoured at Sra. Martinez, (soon to be named one of Esquire magazine's 20 best restaurants of 2009,) we whipped up this tasty take in about an hour.  Suffice to say that mere minutes after that hour, a crumb and a puddle were about al ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Chef de Cuisine Brandon Benack's Fried Shrimp Po' Boy with Creole Tartar Sauce and Truffled Potato Chips at Emeril's Miami Beach

    Jackie SayetBenack and his larger than life hogie​If there ever was a po' boy rich enough for our girl Gwen Stefani, this is the one. Not too fancy, but with a sizable amount of midriff-bearing sass."We had this po' boy on the Miami Spice Menu last year," explains Benack. "I think we're going to b ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Full Moon Parties Tomorrow Night on South Beach at DiLido Beach Club and The National

    image via DiLido Beach Club​ Howl, hoot, holler, eat and drink like a coyote, not the kind that transports contraband, the kind you can find with their eyes to the sky. Tomorrow night is a full moon and that means the beach is one of the best places to enjoy it in South Florida. Sure you can pack ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up - Back To The Future

    Jacob KatelIn the future Short Order will feature 3d holographic food modeling technology. For now we're stuck on the screen, but life moves fast, don't get left behind. Here's what you might have missed last week.B & M Market's landmark Caribbean kitchen on NE 2 Ave and 79th St.Dade County drag ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009

    Plato Royal: Casale Pizzeria Mozzarella Bar vs. Pizza Volante

    Jackie SayetTop to bottom: Margherita at Casale, Margherita at Volante Do you sometimes feel like you live in Pizzami? Well, if you've been following the munchings and musings of local food bloggers and Twitterites lately, it's hard not to. But I can't blame 'em.  There's been a flood -- er, fi ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Intercontinental Hotel West Miami's Chef Darren Lee's Experimental Locally Sourced Menu

    If locally sourced agricultural products don't immediately come to mind when you hear Intercontinental Hotel West Miami it's no surprise to Executive Chef Darren Lee. That's why he's working on an experimental menu to integrate locally grown products into the Doral hotel's repertoire.The hotel rece ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Tiny Confucio Express Packs Big Flavor, Talks Franchising Chinese Takeout

    Jackie SayetVegetable lettuce wrapBummed out that our 2009 "Best of" pick for Chinese may also come with a nose bleed?  Or that Hakkasan, Lee's review this week, may be best reserved for a special occasion?  Here's a wise pick for those further south that won't burn a hole in your wallet a ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Michy's Launches Summer Wine Series, Updates Menu

    TwitterBoiling it down on the Twittermonster... you go girl!Michelle Bernstein knows not to mess with a good thing.  But it's nice to see that a busy bee who juggles ownership of three restaurants, her own TV show, a consultancy with Delta, and a leadership role with nonprofit Common Threads is ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Redland Summer Fruit Festival This Weekend, Get Fresh, Local, Tropical

    image via Tomorrow and Sunday at Fruit and Spice Park, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. Life's a mango, dig in at the Redland Summer Fruit Festival where exotic varieties of the plentiful bounties intrinsic to our tropical paradise will be featured and showcased on the ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Open Just One Week, It's Bustling At Puntino Downtown

    Jackie Sayet Mona's always watchingIt could be a sign of desperation for fuss-free neighborhood eats, priced right in the financial district, or merely a coincidence.  Either way, Puntino Downtown was filling to the brim quickly by noon yesterday with a power lunch crowd hungry for a tas ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Yard House Recipe for Ginger Crusted Salmon

    Yard House Ginger Crusted SalmonThe main claim to fame for Yard House, the new 12,000-square-feet Coral Gables resto-pub (Yard House, Village of Merrick Park; 305-447-9273) has been its' peerless beer selection -- 130 on tap, with a glass-enclosed keg room housing up to 5,000 gallons at a time. But ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    Out of Season? Not at Michael's Genuine.

    Jackie SayetLeggo my lycheesIt's in between tropical downpours in the Design District as I wade through the humidity to Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Summer's making its usual graceful entrance, and I'm curious about what happens to a restaurant with a menu that celebrates local foods when the ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    Drink Up at Level 25, Luna Cafe, Meat Market and More

    It's going to be a long weekend, whether or not you plan to get all up in the Memorial Day craziness.  Here are some classy liquid opportunities to wind up before ....or down after... Jackie Sayet Keep the planet top of mind at Go Green Tuesdays, menu to be announced soonBody Mind and Pl ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Friday Food Funnies

    This week: VegetablesVegetables are a must on a diet.  I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.  ~Garfield (Jim Davis)Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.  ~Fran LebowitzLife expectancy would grow by l ... More >>

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    May 12, 2009

    It's a Mango Tango for Brasel, Hoffmann

    Brustman Carrino PR The dynamic duo, muy delicioso at Meat MarketWhat could be sexier than two of Miami's hottest chefs cooking up original dishes for your pure and utterly unadulterated indulgence?  When they do it together, of course.That's what you have to look forward to this Wednesd ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Mother's Day Restaurant Roundup, Part II

    via basyke's flickr some random picture I found on the internet on a "mother's day" image searchThis post is dedicated to the time I got arrested on Mother's Day when I was 15. Do not -- I repeat -- do not, get high with your friends on the roof of a parking garage in Coral Gables and throw r ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    Sunday Bloody Sunday at 8 oz. Burger Bar

    A bloody good deal this is: From 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays, guests at 8 oz. Burger Bar can partake of unlimited Bloody Mary drinks for $20 per person. Best part:You customize it any bloody way you want. The base of the 8 oz. drink can be a shot of vodka, gin, or tequila. Accompaniments incl ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    A Cut Above

    Climate and clientele meld into one dizzying, effervescently sexy scene.

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    March 4, 2009

    Deal or No Deal?

    Seems as though just about every restaurant is offering some sort of Miami Spice-type "deal" throughout this season. This is a good thing, but not always quite as good as it looks. Take I Corsini's recent offer for a three course meal, including a glass of house wine, for $33. We haven't yet been to ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Gaia Ristorante: The Full Story

    As Short Order reported last week, Gaia Ristorante, the latest venture of seasoned restaurateur Tom Billante, has opened at 101 Ocean Drive (Hilton Bentley Hotel)-- which I erroneously cited as the site of Billante's last Ocean Drive venue, ViVi. In fact, Prime Italian has moved into that space, and ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Soup is Good (and Warming) Food

    You may have noticed that it's colder than a witch's teet outside. I mean, I really enjoy these few months where flip flops and Bermuda shorts aren't required attire lest you suffer heat stroke, but come on... 40s? That's not what I signed up for, folks. So last night, feeling frosty and miserable o ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    Karu & Y Tries Again

    I could never get it straight: Was Karu the restaurant and Y the lounge, or vice versa? No matter now, as the reopened venue's newly christened restaurant name is Seecomar's at Karu & Y, which I thought was a misspelling of Seacomber's until I saw that the new owner's name is Clive Seecomar. ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Recession Era Chow: Ultimate Vegetarian Chili

    I'll put up my vegetarian chili against any meat-based recipe  -- this one is insanely flavor- and color-full, and it's so spicy it'll make you weep. It's ideal post-Thanksgiving eats, since it's cheap, criminally healthy from all the folic acid, B vitamins and lycopene, and loaded with fiber if y ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Clay Conley Shoots Down A Rumor And Serves Up A Recipe

    In yesterday's Short Order I suggested that a major unnamed chef would be shortly leaving a major unnamed restaurant. I was alluding to Clay Conley of Azul, in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. When I contacted the chef to see if the rumor was true, he started off by stating "I'm not leaving." This seeme ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Last Minute Thanksgivings

    I don't have a whole lot of sympathy for you schmucks who haven't given one second's thought to what you're doing for MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY -- since personally my 2008 Thanksgiving has been in planning and development since last May. I've ordered (and received) my absurdly expensive Heritage turkey, I ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008
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    October 24, 2008
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    October 24, 2008
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