It ain't easy to open an eatery on South Beach, much less Washington Avenue, right in the midst of tourist traffic and traipsing whack jobs. But despite common misconceptions, it is possible to maintain a level culinary integrity while setting up shop in the Wild West (South, whatever).
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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
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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 >>
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 >>
The charitable Chef SusserChef Allen Susser is rallying chefs to come together for a series of fund-raising dinners to help those in Japan."Calling ourselves 'Culinary Messengers' we've banded together to raise money for Japan and hope that you'll join us," writes Susser in an email to fellow cul ... 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 >>
Warner BrothersThis Is Spaaaaarta Miaaaaaaaami!Remember the concept of city-states from the ancient Greek chapter of your middle school history book? When places like Athens or Sparta reigned supreme as the dominate governing, economic and cultural entity, and the concept of a central government of ... More >>
Our sources tell us this is a handball.The Marlins settled for 600 fans per home game last year. The Panthers are literally giving away tickets. Minor-league soccer squad Miami FC is hemorrhaging cash.
So you might think it'd be foolhardy to bet big bucks on Miamians attending the championship of ... More >>
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 >>