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  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Ikea Bringing Cafecito Truck to Miami: Free Coffee and Furniture Previews

    Ikea Miami's mega 416,000-square-foot quasi-city opens this summer in West Miami-Dade and the store, known for its Swedish meatballs and easy-on-the-wallet furniture with next-to-impossible names like Sniglar and Magnarp, is introducing itself to Miami by handing out...cafecito. We kid you not. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    June 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Talk about one hot month. As spring turned into one wet summer, Miami restaurants decided to open like flowers in a garden! Most anticipated were the openings of L'Echon Brasserie, featuring French fare by the Pubbelly boys and Oolite, Kris Wessel's new restaurant just off Lincoln Road. June als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    May 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The restaurant scene, much like the weather, warmed up in Miami with several interesting additions to the community and two welcome re-openings. Even in Miami, it's rare for a celebrity to announce a restaurant's opening, but that's just what happened this month. NFL legend (and restaurant partner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    El'eat in North Miami Beach: '70s Excess Meets Decadent Comfort Food

    At a recent media dinner, El'eat Restaurant & Lounge in North Miami Beach opened its doors to local journalists, bloggers, and some slightly suspicious Eastern-European socialites. Needless to say, the writers were the odd men out. Walking into El'eat is like walking onto the set of American Hustle; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Ikea Miami Now Hiring: 350 Jobs Including Food Service Positions

    It's coming! Ikea, the land of affordable assemble-it-yourself furniture, Swedish meatballs, and lingonberry soda is (finally) opening its first Miami-Dade location this summer. (No more schlepping to Sunrise for a twenty-buck end table and some frozen salmon!) See also: IKEA To Open in Miami: Five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Giorgio Rapicavoli, Jose Mendin are Food & Wine's People's Best Chef Nominees

    Food & Wine's fourth annual the People's Best New Chef nominees have been announced and two Miami chefs are in the running to be named best new chef. Jose Mendin, director of culinary operations for the Pubbelly Hospitality Group, and Giorgio Rapicavoli, chef/partner at Eating House and the soon-to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    February 2014 Openings and Closings

    February was a huge month for the Miami food scene. The South Beach Wine & Food Festival brought a slew of celebrity chefs -- all wanting to be enchanted by our city's restaurants and bars. And if the likes of Geoffrey Zakarian, Martha Stewart, and Rachael Ray were feeling peckish, they had a host o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    January 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The first month of the new year included the opening of many anticipated restaurants including Cavalli Restaurant and Lounge, the chic Italian bistro by famed designer Roberto Cavalli, and Batch Gastropub, which features upscale takes on pub grub, like chili-glazed chicken wings with blue cheese esp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Ten Food-Related Christmas Gifts for Beginner Cooks

    We're almost to the point when shopping for presents becomes a mad, desperate scramble to find something for the people left on your list. But there's nothing lamer than giving (or getting) a pointless gift you'll never use. Remember the fruitcake gag? Gag us. So to make your life a little easier, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    October 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Here we go... The official end of hurricane season, the start of cooler weather, and an influx of restaurants opening in Miami. With tourist season and Art Basel coming down the pipeline sooner than we realize, restaurants are clamoring to finish that paint job, install those burners, and open the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    28 Monkeys Seized From Black Market Sales Ring in Miami

    If you look hard enough you'll be able to find just about anything for sale on Miami's black market, apparently, including monkeys. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced today that they've cracked down on an illegal business that was breeding and selling monkeys, and seiz ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    One of the perks of living in Miami are the non-stop, bottle-poppin', liquor flowin' parties on South Beach. Not only do we have celebrity-status bashes every night of the week, there's a whole whack of 'em to choose from. It's no wonder they call this place the Magic City. Just check out Crossfa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    March 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The term "March Madness" applied to the restaurant scene in Miami in March. Several heavily anticipated venues by some heavy hitters arrived:Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management has opened Biscayne Tavern at the b2 hotel in Downtown Miami. Though the restaurant is still in its "soft opening" p ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013
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    December 18, 2012

    Gingerbread Gangnam, LeBron, Honey Boo Boo and More: How Sweet Was 2012!

    2012 has been a wild ride. It was good, it was bad - it was horrific. And like every year, we were utterly enthralled by various celebrities (human and animal) and often absurd antics. How much work productivity this year was lost on Googling Grumpy Cat memes and watching Gangnam Style parodies? S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    October 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Open your windows, turn off your air conditioner and enjoy this glorious weather! It's fall in Miami and as the temperature cools off, the restaurant scene heats up!Already we're seeing restaurants come onto the scene in anticipation of the arrival of snowbirds flying south for the winter, tourists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Machiya Ramen Noodle House to Open in Midtown

    Midtown is expecting. Machiya Ramen Noodle House, a Japanese comfort-food joint, is slated to open October 15 in midtown at 3250 NE First Ave., next to Ricochet Bar & Lounge. The name Machiya refers to wooden townhouses found throughout Japan in which the front of the buildings usually serve a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    September 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    September is a transitional month for Miami. It's the time when tropical storms and hurricanes tend to be their most active (though we had one scare it luckily turned out to be a non-event), snow birds are still up north, and many folks (especially those in the biz) take a break or a quickie vacatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    IKEA To Open in Miami: Five Reasons For Foodies To Rejoice

    IKEA announced last evening that the Swedish furniture chain plans to open a second South Florida store in Sweetwater. Pending approvals, construction of IKEA Miami could start in Spring 2013, with a store opening in Fall 2014. The 417,000 square-foot airplane terminal-sized store will be located ad ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Ikea Used Cuban Prison Labor to Build Furniture, New Report Says UPDATE

    In Miami-Dade, the only thing most folks know about Ikea is that it's the gigantic store worth a drive all the way to Sawgrass because its hip furniture is so damned cheap. But in Europe, the Swedish giant's image has been rocked by recent accusations that in the 1980s, the young company used East G ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    John Dahlback and Nadia Ali Do the Uhntz-Uhntz at Mansion on April 28

    Sweden gets a lot of things right. Everyone knows Swedes are gorgeous. They also make awesome meatballs. And when it comes to inexpensive, DIY furniture, IKEA's got the entire house on lock. Of course, we gotta add awesome house producers to this list of Swedish shit we love. And on Saturday, Apr ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The Dutch: Preview of a Great Restaurant Review to Come

    ​A heady fizz practically kisses diners as they enter the Dutch. This self-described American restaurant, bar, and oyster room bubbles over with a fabulous clientele, and the boisterous decibel level is jazzed with the razzmatazz buzz that "it" places possess. The staff hustles and bustles to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's NYC Layover: Short Order Style

    All photos by Laine DossNew York Hot Dog cart with Chrysler Building​In last week's episode of The Layover, Anthony Bourdain showed us what to do in New York City with only 24 hours in the Big Apple (read our recap here). We wanted to do something similar, but with a twist.We landed in New York ye ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2011
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    June 2, 2011
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    January 24, 2011

    Blog Watch: Mobile Pizza Coming Soon

    via Burger Beast​A mobile pizza oven is hitting the streets soon. [Burger Beast]All Purpose Dark offers a peek into brunch at Mercadito.Grapefruit and anchovy salad at Tinkering with Dinner.Orlando eats at Food for Thought.Brickell Life makes a good-looking yellowtail crudo.Ever wondered what the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    L'Atelier Gourmet Bakery and Its Sensory Delights

    David SamayoaPassion fruit sorbet with pistachio macaron​L'Atelier Gourmet opened in Pinecrest (9563 S. Dixie Highway) in August. It's hidden toward the back of a cavernous strip mall, but it's worth a stop if you're in the area. I first noticed their treats at the Pinecrest Gardens Green Market, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Gourmet Leftovers, Pierogi Trucks, My Challenge To LeBron

    ​That's Right Lebron, I'm Talkin' To YouAs reported by Lesley Abravanel, LeBron James gave Barton G. some tweet love, writing that it "has the BEST presentation of food, drinks and dessert I've ever seen in my life".Listen up, LeBron: I'll go one-on-one against you in restaurant reviewing anytime, ... More >>

  • News

    May 20, 2010

    Idol Chatter

    Say you wanted to kill someone you admire -- not that we're advocatin'.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    MIA Loses Local Travelers, is Still the Soap Opera of The Skies

    Open Air Via Flicker CC​At Miami International Airport, somehow, there is always a couple fighting in Spanish. That such a fiery passion wells up alongside colorless cargo packages and old ladies in wheelchairs seems almost magical. It's one of the reasons we recommend arriving early with a box ... More >>

  • News

    January 7, 2010
  • Dining

    August 27, 2009

    Brunch Bonanza

    Compare these two top Sunday-morning miracle makers.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Philosophy

     Jacob Katel​Everyone has to eat to live, some out there live to eat, Short Order lives to eat what other people are eating after they've already eaten it, or get there before them and eat it first. Here's what you might have missed throughout the week.The cult of Ikea extends to their food c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Move Over Swedish Meatballs: It's Crayfish Season at IKEA

    Jackie SayetDon an exoskeleton, devour theirs ​Let's face it.  There are many reasons to love IKEA, and food is not one of them when you are a foodie.  At the cafeteria, pre-made wraps and salads, plus desserts and a hot line straight from the freezer, hardly equal fuel for a day of comb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    America's Most Wanted Recipes in Miami

    image via simonandschuster.comAmerica's Most Wanted Recipes takes a simple precept, that people love mass produced corporate formula food, and exploits it. You gotta give credit to author Ron Douglas who has been profiting off our shackles to the chains through his website RecipeSecrets.net since 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Michy's Second Season

     Michelle Bernstein returns as host of WPBT-2's popular television show Check, Please! South Florida, and Season 2, which premieres Monday, March 9th, promises to contain almost as many new twists as the latest episodes of Lost. On second thought, maybe I'm exaggerating a bit; there are really ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    Drool-Worthy Designs

    Soak up inspiration at the Home Design & Remodeling Show.

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2008

    Better than eBay

    Find good old crap at the antique show.

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2008

    Sittin’ on 72s

    The Monster Jam will destroy the competition.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Hip-Hop Action Summit This Saturday at Florida Memorial University

    "I had a dream I could buy my way to heaven. When I awoke I spent that on a necklace." Oh Kanye, thou utter no truer words than thee. When it comes to financial planning and money management, the last image that would pop into most people's minds would be that of a hip-hop celebrity. Sure, most r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Stop the Ikea Madness

    16: Number of stories in the Miami Herald in the past three months that include information on the new Ikea furniture store in Sunrise. - Tamara Lush

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Ikea: More Useless Crap?

    I have a confession: I’m addicted to those home cleaning shows, the ones where homeowners sell, purge and donate all of their useless household crap so they can live in clutter-free peace. The shows – especially the annoying yet endearing Clean House – have inspired me to get rid of entire car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007

    They’re Hashers – Not Terrorists!

    Last week, I was contacted by Richard "Virgin Dick" Paris, a member of the Miami/Fort Lauderdale chapter of the Hash House Harriers – the self-described "drinking group with a running problem." Put simply, hashing works like this: hashers meet (once a week, here) and one or two of them, called "h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2007

    Home Design Howl

    Meet up with the Wolf Pack on Lincoln Road

  • Film

    October 14, 1999
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