Despite the number of Northeastern transplants in Miami, the choice in Miami diners is slim. They are places to get a pizza burger, super crispy French fries hidden under a mound of greasy industrial cheese, or a solid plate of hash browns and over-easy eggs. A few are sprinkled across town, though ... More >>
Shameless plug alert: The Botran Rum, Chilean wine, and Stella Artois were flowing freely last night at Miami New Times' Iron Fork kicking off two months of Miami Spice. Now that the bills have been paid let's move on to the real action: the food. Among the endless array of options were a few stan ... More >>
On Saturday, Yanni gave the final performance of a two-day run of shows at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. Billed as "An Evening with Yanni," there was no opener, unless you count millennia of human cultural history. Shout out to Ancient Greece. Now, he may have shaved off his famous mustache, ... More >>
Compared to, say New York, Miami might not generally be considered the gastronomy capital of the country. But with an ever-increasing influx of impressive chefs and outstanding eateries -- we're coming up in the world. The latest sign of our city's growing culinary cred is the recent awarding of th ... More >>
It ain't easy to open an eatery on South Beach, much less on Washington Avenue, a whirl of wandering tourists and traipsing whack jobs. But despite common misconceptions, it is possible to maintain a level of culinary integrity while setting up shop in the Wild West (South, whatever). Just ask the ... More >>
Look's like our hunch about River Shack was right."It was short, but not so sweet" said Liza Meoli who says the River Shack project was dropped and the location is no longer going to be sold. Instead, she has decided to bring back her old restaurant, Ouzo's, who won the New Times' Best Mediterranean ... More >>
See also Coral Way Brings the Flavors of the World to Miami, Part One.For a taste of Uruguay, you can skip the 7,000 miles it takes to travel from Greece to the South American country and walk down Coral Way to NW 12th Avenue to Zuperpollo.A wooden sign hanging from the entrance of Zuperpollo, El Ga ... More >>
Walking down Coral Way is like taking a trip around the world. Beneath the shade of the evergreen canopy created by the 90-year-old banyan trees that line Southwest 24th Street (the other name for Coral Way), doctors' offices, law firms, Radio Caracol, banks, and gas stations make up a community of ... More >>
Sean Bernal is out as executive chef at new Estiatorio Milos, which opened less than a month ago on South Beach.A call to the restaurant confirmed the chef was no longer behind the burner, though details weren't released.Bernal's Facebook page may have given some indication as to what happened.  ... More >>
Gigi said, "The space will retain its rustic charm especially with the very popular outdoor riverside seating while making some changes to the interior and an addition of a game room is planned."
The long anticipated Estiatorio Milos debuted this week on at 730 First Street on South Beach (305-604-6800) and wow, it's a stunner. The 200-seater is clad in white marble and polished woods of various tints, with virtually every inch of the space vying for visual attention. The seafood display fea ... More >>
Be comfortable, creatures. Also, get your adorable, furry asses to an Explosions in the Sky show this summer. Just over an hour ago, the Austin-based instrumental rock band added ten dates to its June tour schedule and posted a cutesy notice to its Facebook page that read: "Dear Houston, Mobile, Ta ... More >>
Have you ever visited a Miami supermarket in a rush? You might know how frustrating it is to see those confused shoppers, causing all sorts of traffic jams with their shopping carts as they meticulously read the labels on bottles of olive oil. Chances are several will be slowly inspected before a fi ... More >>
So there's no more rumor-mongering, let's get all the facts straight, starting with the name of the new restaurant opening across from Joe's Stone Crab in mid-April: Estiatorio Milos. No, it's not in the former Au Pied de Cochon space. Yes, you have been getting the name wrong. But that's okay -- ... More >>
Who wants dinner with an undeniable kink factor? We do! You can come too -- we like things extra-kinky. Tonight's repast is sold out, but tomorrow evening, give Dining in the Dark with chef Adrianne Calvo a shot.Calvo, whose episode of Food Network's Chopped aired October 25, is hosting a blindfo ... More >>
We're hoping Milos brings its famous dsplay of seafood to Miami Beach.SoFi is seeing more restaurant real estate activity this week, Last week, we reported that Philippe is moving into the Taverna Opa space, located at 36-40 Ocean Drive, and that the restaurant spaces of the former Nemo's a ... More >>
Pegasus is the white winged horse from Greek mythology that inspires the fantasies of poets and filmmaker. This strong stallion has now made its mark at downtown's Pega Grill where he hovers on the the walls hoping to entice downtown diners.Owner Thanasios Barlos' history in the restaurant bu ... More >>
Miami ain't clean, but these people are downright dirtyEach year, New Times puts together a list of the sketchiest politicians and unholiest celebrities and weirdest human beings to call the Magic City home. Last year, we had prostitute-punching TV salesman Vince Shlomi and indicted ex-city commi ... More >>
Dimitra Marsellos or "Tula" as she is known to family and friends, is exactly what you would expect from a Greek mother; vivacious, full of energy and always in the kitchen cooking up a storm. Tula's cookies have seen the Marsellos clan through weddings, baptisms and memorials. "Good food a ... More >>
Straws are fun. So are the ladies of Black Blondie.What's the plan this weekend? Huddle up. Club kids, make a beeline for Space's 10-year Anniversary party. Hipsters, stampede the Cold War Kids/Hold Steady concert then barter your labels at Swap Miami. Older Cubans, flip through old yearbooks and ... More >>
Know anyone with a February birthday? Here's a drink perfect for those wacky Aquarians and sensitive Pisceans, since it is the color of their birthstone (amethyst). By the way, it was created by Jon Gasparini, co-founder of a San Francisco-based cocktail catering company called Rye on the Road, s ... More >>
As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
"Kudos to you for aiding and abetting a scheming con artist who is out to take down one of Miami's African-American stars."
It's been here, it's been there, but this Greek place is still neither here nor there.
A house-kicking Colombiano.
Daily Bread Pinecrest from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.The Daily Bread Middle East Market has stood at the same location in Pinecrest since 1978. It was opened by husband and wife team Toufic and Rima Mazzawi and is now run by their sons Shaddy and Nicolas. The Daily Bread specializes in foods from ... More >>
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 >>
Marias has outlasted most, for good reason
An epic story turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander
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