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Hostess Twinkies

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Welcome Back Twinkie: Here's Where to Find Them

    Break out the trumpets and the cold milk because Twinkies, the golden, spongy cakes with the soft creamy center, officially return to shelves today. Twinkie's manufacturer, Hostess Brands, closed its bakeries and ceased operation in November 2012, citing labor disputes as a major factor of its demi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Return Of The Twinkie: Hostess May Have Pulled Off The Biggest Scam Since New Coke

    You read about the Great Twinkie Extinction here on Short Order (and everywhere else) and maybe you applauded, or more than likely, felt as if yet another piece of your childhood was being torn away from you by The Man.Well, there may be a reason to rejoice, put your footie pajamas on, and couch pot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    John Cena, Lance Armstrong, Michael Vick, Tiger Woods: Stars Replace Mascots on Cereal Boxes

    Is caveman Fred Flintstone following T-Rex and Twinkies into extinction? If you took a trip to your local supermarket cereal aisle, you might get that idea because instead of the usual beefy neanderthal on boxes of Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles, you might just see WWE star John Cena. As part of a pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Biggest Food News Stories of 2012

    In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food. Unless that's your thing, of course. But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    So we're all still here! More rent! More bills! More traffic! Hurray! But you see, you should tell those sarcastic, cynical grinches that while we still have to deal with the same things we had to deal with before bills, and traffic, and rent and stuff, Christmas is Tuesday. That means while they' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Twinkie Withdrawal? Hedy Goldsmith Shows Us How To Make Red Velvet Twinks

    The last batch of Twinkies has left the building. According to Fox News, the very last shipment of Twinkies was shipped to Chicago's Jewel-Osco grocery chain this week. 20,000 boxes of Twinkies, and 5,000 boxes of Ding Dongs, Zingers, and Orange Cupcakes were flying out of the store, in what was dub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Jason Mraz and The Real Bears: Soda is Very, Very Bad (Video)

    For about a century, soda companies have been telling us that their products are the best way to do everything from quench your thirst to celebrate the holidays. Coca-Cola, especially, has set the tone by equating its product to happiness ("Have a Coke and a smile"); world peace ("I'd like to teach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith Hosting Dessert Party to Fight Children's Cancer

    Miami foodies know Hedy Goldsmith as the Magic City's dessert queen, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's pastry chef extraordinaire, and creator of mouthwatering twists on childhood favorites like chocolate peanut-butter brownie banana splits, s'more brownies, and buttered-popcorn gelato.Drooling y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith's Baking Out Loud: Book Parties and Video Previews

    Baking Out Loud, Hedy Goldsmith's first book is finally coming out in about a month. The 224-page tome features 80 recipes by the talented executive pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and photographs by Ben Fink.Many of the treats featured in Baking Out Loud are upgraded riffs on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    What's Michelle Obama Really Doing in South Florida?

    Maybe it's that whole exiled-from-the-Motherland, terrorized-by-a-ruthless-dictator thing, but Cubans tend to be a little paranoid. Of course, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not watching you. And the fact that Michelle Obama, First Lady, Democrat, former WNBA power forward, close ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Hostess Twinkies, Going the Way of the Dinosaurs?

    Can we all agree that TV Daily World News is horrific? 2012, according to the Maya culture and numerous other civilizations are predicting the end of humanity, as we know it.. this year! The economy, global change, earthquakes...what else could possibly go wrong? Well, here comes le coup de grace. H ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2011
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    September 20, 2011

    Lokal: A "Clean" Burger-and-Beer Joint to Open in Coconut Grove

    All photos by Laine DossMatthew and Priscilla Kuscher are opening Lokal, a "clean" burger-and-beer joint in Coconut Grove.​Matthew Kuscher believes burgers can be "clean" without being boring, and he has faith that Miamians will agree with him around Halloween, when his new restaurant, Lokal, open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Who Wants Free Tickets and a Four-Night Hotel Stay for the Deluna Fest?

    Swim for free with the Shins at Deluna.​Now and again, the average music fan needs to escape the humdrum realities of daily life by fleeing to some alluringly exotic locale (say, uh, Pensacola), sucking back loads of intoxicants (only legal shit, of course), and vibing out to a cross-genre cluster ... More >>

  • Music

    May 12, 2011
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    May 4, 2011

    Camilo Sesto Will Survive the Apocalypse! See the Sexagenarian Pop Singer at the AAA May 14

    Camilo Sesto: Just as resilient as Twinkies and roaches.​When the world ends, only the Twinkies and roaches will survive. Oh, and Camilo Sesto. If you laughed at that jab, it's because you actually know Camilo Sesto. And if you're familiar with the sexagenarian Spanish pop singer, then chances ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2011
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    January 27, 2011
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    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Plato Royale: Peanut Butter, Jif vs. Skippy

    John ZurSkippy vs. Jif​In honor of Sticky Peanut Butter Month, let us take a look at two of America's favorite creamy peanut butters side-by-side: Jif and Skippy. Jif Pros: Jif is very smooth, fluffy, and airy, which allows it to spread easily when making sandwiches. Cons: "Choosy moms choose Ji ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Marijuana-Food Pairings: 10 Questions With Denver Pot Critic William Breathes

    From Amsterdam​After recently writing a goofy post about imaginary pot-food pairings, I received an email from the pseudonymous William Breathes, one of two medical marijuana critics for our sister paper Westword, in Denver, Colorado. He expressed gratitude for being mentioned in the post and disa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Top 10 Fried Junk Foods

    Sugary junk food is the second greatest source of pleasure known to mankind. The rush of sugar and calories is nearly unbeatable. So how to go it one better? Batter it and and put it in a deep fryer. These are Short Order's wicked favoritesPhoto: Jason Arnold​ 10. Candy CornCandy corn might not s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Burger & Beer Joint Offers Fried Food Galore

    Photo by Beth SwansonDeep-fried Twinkie.​Many people who live on South Beach sing the praises of Burger & Beer Joint for its mouthwatering burgers that range from $12 to $39. Hungry patrons crowd the favorite local hideaway off Bay Road in until 5 a.m. every day. Decorated with brick walls and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Top 5 Foods That Never Spoil, and Don't Go Bad, Rot or Expire

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/restlessglobetrotter/ / CC BY 2.0Something's rotten in Fridgemark.​A near emtpy fridge and a growling stomach have driven many men (women, and kids) to desparate measures. And while there are plenty of things you just shouldn't eat after a certain amount of time (pizza ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 24, 2009
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    August 10, 2009

    Charles Perez: WPLG Told Me Not to Have Kids

    Recently fired Local 10 anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he'll continue his suit against WPLG, claiming they fired him because he was gay, attacking the state of the news business, positioning himself as a gay rights he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Twinkies and Milk

    Until I saw Milk yesterday, the biopic starring Sean Penn as gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, I'd forgotten all about the Twinkie Defense. Fellow supervisor Dan White shot and killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone in their offices at San Francisco City Hall in 1978 and got ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Clifton Childree's Craziness

    A filmmaker and genius with a junk obsession talks shop.

  • Film

    June 26, 2008

    Robots in Love

    WALL-E blasts off to the future by boldly going where every sci-fi movie has gone before. And that's a good thing.

  • Dining

    June 29, 2006

    From Wok to Weapon

    Overkill with no thrill at this Grove old-timer

  • News

    December 8, 2005

    The Fat of the Lens

    From man-breasts and money comes a local documentary film star

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Loverboy

    As the Scream IV Presents Heartthrobs Tour winds down, we wonder: Have we seen it all before?

  • Dining

    January 1, 2004

    Zupertango

    Wish that the food at this lively spot lived up to its tango

  • Film

    September 26, 2002

    The South Falls, Again

    Reese Witherspoon goes home to Alabama, and it ain't sweet

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Tears of a Clown

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings, too

  • Dining

    December 16, 1999

    Dish

    Is That a Y2K in My Soup?

  • Music

    November 26, 1998
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    August 20, 1998
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    June 25, 1998
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    October 26, 1995
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    March 3, 1993
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    January 27, 1993

    Pistol Packin' Politicos

    It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too

  • Music

    February 5, 1992

    Dude! Make Me a Rock Star!

    With our simple course, you too can get laid, paid, and made!

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