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Gabe Orta

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Miami Bartenders Dominate Tales of the Cocktail

    Another Tales of the Cocktail is over and Miami bartenders and spirits professionals are back in town after spending nearly a week in the Big Easy drinking, eating, learning, and networking. This year's TOTC was epic, with a strong cadre of South Florida professionals storming the French Quarter to ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Miami Bartenders in NOLA for Tales of the Cocktail

    OK Miami, if you're thirsty for a crafted cocktail, maybe this is a good time to just order a shot and a beer. It's that time of year when bartenders from all over the world converge on the Crescent City for five days of debauchery and drinking -- better known as Tales of the Cocktail. In actualit ... More >>

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    July 1, 2014

    Trade Tweets for Cocktails at Broken Shaker's Mandarine Napoléon Event

    Twitter, the microblogging site that serves both as a communication tool and a way for drunk celebrities to implode, is as important a function on our phones as the ability to dial a number to most of us. After showing your love to Twitter, it now wants to reciprocate by buying you a round of drin ... More >>

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    June 24, 2014

    Louis Salgar, Broken Shaker Bartender, Killed Inside Home UPDATED

    Popular Miami bartender and musician Louis Salgar was fatally shot inside his Shorecrest home yesterday afternoon. CBS Miami reports that police found Salgar's body at his home at NE Eighth Court and 85th Street around 3:15 p.m. Monday. See also: Louis Salgar, Miami Punk Musician and Bartender, Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Broken Shaker to Open Second Bar at Freehand Chicago

    The Broken Shaker is expanding to one of the most cocktail-forward cities in the U.S. -- Chicago. Partners Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi will once again partner with the Freehand Hotel, placing a Broken Shaker inside the new Freehand Hotel Chicago. See also: Broken Shaker's New Chef, James Seyba, Crea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we? But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a be ... More >>

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    June 2, 2014

    Broken Shaker, Regent Cocktail Club Nominated for Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards

    Tales of the Cocktail, the annual celebration of all things spirited, has announced the nominees for their annual "Spirited Awards," with several Miami bartenders and bars getting a nod. See also: Tales of the Cocktail: Miami Bartenders Shake Up New Orleans

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Miami Chefs Share Their New Year's Resolutions

    What's your New Year's resolution? Is it to take better care of yourself or find a new job? Maybe you want to go back to school to finish that degree or pay down those credit cards.

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    October 25, 2013

    Make Broken Shaker's Southern Trick Punch for Your Halloween Party

    Are you hosting your own boo bash this weekend? You're going to need some spirits for your ghoulish guests to sip. Instead of the usual beer and a few bottles thrown on a table, might we suggest crafting a Halloween punch? This Southern Trick punch is made with Atlantico rum, fresh lemons, apple ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Miami Bartenders at Tales of the Cocktail: Lermayer, Ferrara, Zvi, Orta, Hudnall, Burr, Many More

    If you walk into your favorite Miami bar and don't see any familiar faces mixing drinks, it's probably because your favorite mixologist has headed for the Big Easy. Tales of the Cocktail, the annual five-day spirited celebration of cocktails, has the world's finest mixologists congregating on New O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Truvia Cocktails: Free Drinks Tonight at Broken Shaker Competition

    The dudes behind the Broken Shaker is known for creative concoctions using fresh and unusual ingredients, from pineapple vinegar to mushroom bitters. But Truvia? Who knew? Tonight, Gabe Orta and Elad Zvi are hosting a special industry night, with ten bartenders in the running to join the duo in a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Ten Best Bars on South Beach

    Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2013: The Five Best Events Under $100

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is only a month away and tickets are already selling out. We know..we know. SoBe Fest is all lovely and all..and you'd love to hang out with Anthony Bourdain and Rachael Ray, but you don't have the money to invest in both Burger Bash and a car payment. We hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Short Order and South Beach Wine & Food Festival Present the Party Animal Pass

    For years, Short Order and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival have had a symbiotic relationship -- they throw some killer parties and we eat, drink, and write about them.See also:- South Beach Wine & Food: 2013 Lineup- SoBe Wine & Food Fest Tickets on SaleBut, as in every relationship, a ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Gran Sierpe Pisco Punch Recipe

    Photo courtesy of Artisan Brands‚ÄčIn keeping with our quest to help quench the desperate thirsts of a sun-soaked Miami populace, we drunkenly -- I mean proudly present this recipe for a sprightly pisco punch. Pisco is a 300-year-old spirit distilled from grapes and hailed as a national drink in Chi ... More >>

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