Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like chic ... More >>
We first heard that Michael Schwartz was taking over the restaurant at the Raleigh Hotel back in 2011. Now, about 1.5 years later, the opening date (and name) for the endeavor has finally been released.Restaurant Michael Schwartz will open Monday, April 22, at the iconic South Beach Art Deco hotel a ... More >>
Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>
Trailers and booze have a long symbiotic history, but it usually involves pre-painted aluminum panels and Bud Select. Leave it to Veuve Clicquot to up the combo's class factor with an Airstream trailer tour.
To celebrate the arrival of spring, the luxe champagne brand will tour the count ... More >>
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill's Dinner With Friends series is about to come to a close with one last blow-out dinner party to benefit Share Our Strength.The series, which pairs Sugarcane's Timon Balloo with a visiting guest chef, will host its final dinner at the restaurant's new private dining space, the ... More >>
Art Basel Miami Beach is about a month away. So it's time to stop day-dreaming about Mike Kelly's cuddly stuffed animals from last year's Tony Shafrazi booth. It's time to start making dinner reservations, before all the out-of-towners shun us from our favorite eateries.
- Michael Schwar ... More >>
The slow food movement's focus on local, seasonal and sustainably grown edibles tend to evoke small town sentiment - think pie contests, farmer's markets and bake sales. But the key to this growing global movement is bringing these ideas to communities large and small. Our local branch of the crusad ... More >>
Because there are as many traditional Italian desserts as there are towns in Italy, Miami New Times has begrudgingly taken it upon itself to round up the top ten Italian desserts in Miami (yes, that's sarcasm, folks), because sometimes the best (and most affordable) way to get an authentic taste of ... More >>
Instagram, the wildly popular photo sharing social media application, has garnered over 100 million users since its founding in 2010. Today, smart phone users now share breakfast moments and coffee breaks with the press of two or three buttons.
But, for the most part, these quick snaps and shares h ... More >>
"What's your favorite restaurant?" That question, recently batted around at our weekly editorial meeting, got us all thinking. If we had to choose one favorite at gunpoint, what would that restaurant be, and why? Each week, a different Short Order blogger will celebrate his or her favorite eatery -- ... More >>
Last evening's Chefs for Obama was a veritable who's who of the Miami culinary scene in Miami. Hosted by chef Michael Schwartz (Michael's Genuine Food & Drink) and congresswoman and Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the event, held at the Moore Building, was one of a ... More >>
See also: Acme Bakery & Coffee to Open in Midtown, Will Serve Panther Coffee, Pastry Chef Cindy Kruse Out of Acme Bakery & Coffee.
Miami needs a good bakery. In fact, Miami just needs good bread. Before you start naming an endless array of mediocre bakeries in the comments section of this ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 in newsstands now.When dining out, it can be tough to make everyone in a group happy.; We ... More >>
The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is taking a detour out of South Beach for one of 2012's most unique dinners. The Diamond Dishes event on Saturday, February 25 allows a lucky few an advance peek at the new state-of-the-art Marlins' ballpark long before the very first pitch.The sold-out even ... More >>
Most of you know by now that Michael Schwartz has opened a pizzeria named for his son Harry in the former Pizza Volante Design District space. The room has been tinkered with a bit -- industrialized, so to speak -- but the wood-burning brick hearth still spits out pizzas with thin, well-charred crus ... More >>
Resorts World Miami rendering shows lots of little people eating at lots of restaurants.Resorts World Miami, the mega resort/casino/condo/convention center being planned by Genting may not be finished for a few years, but one thing's for sure -- it's going to add a hell of a lot of dining options ... More >>
Trina SargalskiView photos from Michael Schwartz's book signing at Books & Books here.Michael Schwartz made his first Miami appearance to promote his new cookbook, Michael's Genuine Food, on Saturday. Schwartz conversed with Sun-Sentinel food writer John Tanasychuk before a packed house at Bo ... More >>
Trina SargalskiIt was pie heaven at the Merrick House in Coral Gables this Saturday. About two dozen pies were submitted for the contest at the Slow Food Pie Picnic.Hedy Goldsmith, pastry chef at Michael's Genuine, was the Chief Justice of Pie. The other judges were: Ariana Kumpis (Ariana's Etiqu ... More >>
Photo by Jackie SayetMichael Genuine Food & Drink Cayman Island outpost.South Florida foodies food people already know that James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz has been busy opening a second outpost of his popular Design District restaurant Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in th ... More >>
Consider it March Madness for gastronomic geeks: This Monday, March 22 the esteemed semifinalist nominees for the James Beard Awards 2010 will be whittled down to the even more esteemed finalists. In the combined spirit of great cooking and great bookies, we are offering the betting odds for who wil ... More >>
One of the stars of the South Beach Wine & Food
Festival, Katie Lee is heading to Miami in two weeks to start whipping up some
of her signature Southern-flavored recipes. The gorgeous cookbook author (she has
two tomes out) and former wife of crooner Billy Joel, Katie Lee is a culinary
force to ... More >>
Jackie SayetLeggo my lycheesIt's in between tropical downpours in the Design District as I wade through the humidity to Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Summer's making its usual graceful entrance, and I'm curious about
what happens to a restaurant with a menu that celebrates local foods when the ... More >>