When Liza Meli closes one restaurant door, she doesn't waste any time opening another one. The former owner of the now-closed Ouzo's Greek Island Taverna, Meli is currently at Barmeli Miami -- a wine shop that serves Mediterranean tapas in Miami's Upper Eastside. Fans of Ouzo's will be pleased to ... More >>
With Thanksgiving in the wind and a few weeks of detox time before holiday feasts begin again, now's the perfect time to commit (at least temporarily) to eating clean, fresh, and local food. And that's what the Fare Field, Miami's local, farm-based cooking show, is all about. The third four-minute ... More >>
It's starting to look a lot like Basel. Murals are going up, artists are finishing up their work, and restaurants are prepping for the madness that's up ahead. Located at the heart of Wynwood Walls, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar has created new dishes and cocktails for this arty week. Short Order was recen ... More >>
Greek cuisine is amazing when done right. If you've been to the Greek islands, you know it's all about using fresh, local ingredients like seafood taken from the Mediterranean, fresh-pressed olive oil, and local produce and making simple food beautiful. Unfortunately, many Greek restaurants in the ... More >>
Yasmine Kobt's deep brown eyes have a hard time hiding her real feelings about her restaurant, Mina's Mediterraneo. The large, airy space was a dry-cleaning facility decades ago, but when Kobt recently purchased the property, it was a skeleton of a building. In a project that took more than a year ... 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 >>
Walk into Acropolis Greek Taverna and you might swear you've just become an extra in the comedy favorite "My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The small Tampa-based restaurant chain, which has locations in New Tampa; Ybor City; Riverview; and St. Petersburg, has just opened in Coconut Grove, serving a dose of ... 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 >>
Coconut Grove residents get ready for an influx of belly dancing, live Greek music, flowing rivers of ouzo, and fresh seafood. Acropolis Taverna, the Florida-based small chain of Greek tavernas is planning on opening in Coconut Grove sometime late winter.The restaurant will be located on Main Highwa ... More >>
See also: Milos Estiatorio to Open in SoFi, Taverna Opa to Move to Brickell. After almost a year hiatus, Taverna Opa has finally reopened its doors. This Monday, the former South Beach spot officially relocated to Mary Brickell Village bringing along ouzo, belly dancing, napkin throwing and pla ... 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 >>
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 >>
Greco Boys Grill is a new and shiny Greek gyro/souvlaki place on Alton Road and 17th Street in South Beach -- something that area was in sore need or. Obligatory blue-hued murals of the Greek islands line the walls above beige wainscot, the floors are set in cobblestoned brick for extra effect, and ... More >>
It's that time of year again when we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to email@example.com. Horiatiki at Egg & DartIt isn't d ... More >>
Lee KleinHoriatiki at Pega GrillMandolin Aegean Bistro emerged victorious as Best Greek Restaurant in this past years Best of Miami issue, and we're sticking with our decision. But that doesn't mean we never munch on moussaka elsewhere. What follows is the dope on opa -- five of our almost favori ... More >>
Gyromaniakz Gyromaniakz serves fresh takes on classic Greek food.A new food truck, Gyromaniakz, will roll for the first time tonight after several false starts and delays. The truck looks like a cross between a classic Greek diner coffee cup (the ones that read, "It's Our Pleasure to Serve ... More >>
Those potatoes would have made your day. This past weekend's Saint Sophia's Greek Orthodox Cathedral provided just as delicious cuisine, but with a warm, old country feel.This year marked the 33rd of the family affair, which cost $5 to enter. There were tables of jewelry for sale, chatty teenagers, ... More >>
John ZurFinding Lou's Beer Garden, 2010 Best of Winner for New Bar/North, is made easier by the bright neon sign in front of The New Hotel. But it's not easy to find.The entrance is on the side of the hotel. You follow a path wreathed with green on either side, then emerge onto a concrete pool de ... More >>
Paula NiñoSince Lee Klein is on vacation, we thought we'd bring you one of his regular features. Why does he get to have all the fun? And we made it really, really easy. This is a Greek salad. Where it at? We know, all you get is bragging rights, but humor us and leave your best guess in the com ... More >>
The loud and lively Taverna Opa opened its third outpost last week, the latest venue being the Dolphin Mall. As with the original, which opened in Hollywood, Florida, in September 1997, and with Taverna two in South Beach, the draw is solid Greek food (including this nice looking salad) and ... More >>
Psilakis's spicy shellfish yiouvestiStill can't get enough of chef Michael Psilakis, even after last week's two-part interview, huh? We understand. After all, many Americans haven't ventured too far past Greek salad, gyros, and the occasional stuffed grape leaf, so we just gobble up whatever tidbit ... More >>
Ariston Restaurant, New Times' 2009 winner for Best Greek Restaurant, has just premiered a new set menu that makes it the Least Expensive Greek Restaurant as well. Deal is $34.95 -- for two! -- for a three course meal that includes: Choice of Greek salad, dip of the day with pita bread, or soup; gri ... More >>
"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.
Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez will be debuting this Monday in the Design District. On Tuesday the Wynwood hood, which has been quiet as an empty canvas concerning food, will finally have a restaurant: Joey's, a contemporary Italian café at 2506 N.W. 2nd Avenue. Developer Joey Goldman and ... 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.
Marias has outlasted most, for good reason
Ouzo's Greek Taverna & Bar
Hellas Imports: Greek Food Specialties
The place to eat, drink, and be very very merry
Ouzos Greek Taverna & Bar
A Greek tavern that's friendly and inexpensive on the Beach -- why should this be unique?
Mylos Restaurant & Bar
Greek House Restaurant