Diversity is the name of the game in MIFF's impressive short film program.
When Kendrick Lamar throws a college kegger, there's gonna be "Swimming Pools" filled to the brim with drank. Everybody'll be wilding out like they're "A.D.H.D." And Karmaloop, eMuze, and Neff Headwear will be footing the bill. This Thursday, Kendrick and Karmaloop's Verge Campus Tour 2013 kicks of ... More >>
Downtown still isn't a prime dining destination, yet there's a substantial need among the area's vast working population for good places to eat. So why is it that besides Ceviche 105 and a few other notables, there's not much buzz? That could be changing with some business owners who saw ... More >>
A month ago we jumped some plants to get a better view of the old Tapas & Tintos in midtown. This Thursday, the space will open as the Greek bistro Kouzina. Guys with strange names moved here from Greece to open the first of what they promise to be many food establishments. Kouzina will be their o ... More >>
The wafting smell of shawarma and freshly baked pita bread greets customers as they mosey into Oriental Bakery and Grocery. It's one of just a handful of Middle Eastern specialty markets in Greater Miami. In fact, it was the first of its kind in South Florida, having opened 41 years ago. It's ... More >>
Estiatorio Milos rolled into South Beach with a roar of pre-opening buzz this past May. Costas Spiliadis, who has four other Estiatorio locations in his global den, spared no expense in creating a splashy restaurant elegantly clad in white marble, rich woods, and pressed white linens. Glass windows ... More >>
Life with Miami indie crew Plains is just a big bag of giggles and kibble. Proof: The band's new music video for single "Stains," a short cinematic road diary that shows the guys having pillow fights in hotel rooms, hanging out in the woods with wild dogs, and playing music for people. But what's ... More >>
Today is Working Naked Day! But don't get too excited. As much as you want the cute girl from accounting to know that you have a totally sweet tattoo of a hyena using nunchucks while surfing on the back of a giant piranha on your ass, today is not the day to reveal it. According to Lisa Kanarek, ... More >>
It's a safe bet that at some point, we will come across awkward social situations. For example, at your Thanksgiving dinner party when you've whipped up an entire spread only to realize many of your guests keep Kosher -- and that fork you used to check the roast also acquainted itself with the cr ... More >>
Spanikopita from Chef on 4 WheelsAhmet Karaca is the Happy Greek. One reason for his glee is that he's got a new set of wheels (called Chef on 4 Wheels) from which tonight, at the once-again-newly-located Biscayne Truck Triangle Roundup (127th and Biscayne Blvd.), he'll be serving "gyros with ... More >>
John Zursurf & turfThe South Beach location of Taverna Opa has a $25 surf and surf entree. This is interesting because down the block is Prime 112, where an 8-ounce filet mignon goes for $38. I know, I know, how much hope can you have for a Greek restaurant serving up steak, but there's mor ... More >>
Photo by Mike White (deadlydesigns.com)Ignore the one-word, menacing-sounding name and the Georgia provenance, because Witches, performing this Sunday at Sweat Records, are not a doom or stoner-metal band. Those kinds of bands are generally associated with Savannah, anyways, and this trio orig ... More >>
It seems so simple that Republicans have taken it as fact: tax cuts will lead to greater economic strength. Lower taxes mean people have more money to spend, businesses have more payroll to add jobs, and hence our economy should get a jolt, right? It's no surprise that Marco Rubio has now come ou ... More >>
The George Rekers and the rent boy scandal is at once very, very sad but also very, very hilarious. Following the mixed results of Jay Leno and Stephen Colbert, last night Jon Stewart took on the scandal on The Daily Show in a segment titled "European Gaycation."In the clip below starting at abou ... More >>
Artist Ginés Serrán's Union of the World: Monument to World Peace is the largest bronze sculpture based on classical mythology. It's 26 feet tall and 17,600 pounds, and later this month it will come to SkyPalace at Mary Brickell Village in downtown Miami to make its permanent home. Th ... More >>
Mandolin Set To Play Turkish/Greek CuisineIt is a white-washed 1940's house with blue trimmed windows. There are bougainvillea boasting bright colors, greek oil canisters turned into flower vases, traditional taverna chairs at wooden tables beneath a lantern-lit tree. Mandolin Aegean Bistro, serv ... More >>
The new benchmark for Miami's hotel restaurants.
Talking Heads frontman, and one of the last intellectual types to ever have had a major-label music contract, David Byrne was in Miami barely a week ago, so maybe it's fitting he has the death of newspapers on his mind. Plus, as a former big-label musician, he has firsthand experience with anoth ... More >>
Ariston angles to break the curse of its Beach location.
As it becomes a bistro, the former Greek place slides in more ways than one.
The Bitch chases down rumors about VW's new model
Hellas Imports: Greek Food Specialties
Elia makes "Mediterranean" cuisine make sense
Walk around the mall flowers and taste these tapas daisies
That food package that says everything you want it to say
Two tasty memoirs for the beachgoing South Floridian
For the love of the frankfurter, there's Dogma Grill
It's all there, and you never knew!
Mylos Restaurant & Bar
If everybody was a critic...