April showers may bring May flowers, but they also brought a lot of restaurant openings and closings to Miami -- some of them surprising, some expected.
Two long-awaited restaurants opened on Miami Beach. Restaurant Michael Schwartz at the Raleigh Hotel, in the works for over a year, finally opened ... More >>
For the world traveler with a discerning taste in electronic dance music, finding a hotel that not only meets traditional quality standards--like Egyptian linens, an assortment of erotic art books, and a 60-inch LED television--but also keeps European house music on loop in the lobby had always been ... More >>
Though generally slow-moving, August in Miami saw a surprising amount of new growth in the restaurant biz.Many restaurants opened including Michelle Bernstein's Crumb at the Webster and the reemergence of pop-up favorite Eating House.Speaking of pop-ups, Dining Room closed its doors on Washington Av ... More >>
No longer will Miamians have to drive to the far western reaches of Broward County to get our fix of cheap Swedish-designed furniture. IKEA is finally coming to Miami-Dade, with plans for a store in Sweetwater, next door to the Dolphin Mall, to open as early as fall 2014.
If Swedish music were a piece of furniture, it'd be a Bestå/Framstå set-up, Ikea's top-of-the-line entertainment storage combo.
Like the Bestå/Framstå, Swedish acts come in several sizes and variations -- ABBA, The Cardigans, The Tallest Man on Earth, Lykke Li, and Peter, Bjorn and John, just ... More >>
Dim Ssam a Gogo and every other truck in South Florida will be out and about this weekend.Yesterday's roundup listing was anemic, perhaps because all of those food trucks were resting their little tires and batteries for this weekend.
Tonight through Sunday, there are nine roundups planne ... More >>
David SamayoaSustain Restaurant & Bar opened to the public this past Saturday. I was invited to Friday's social media preview (complimentary) dinner.The space is airy and open. Most eye catching is a massive wooden rib cage structure hanging along one wall, which managing partner Jonathan Laz ... More >>
Photo by Ruvan WijesooriyaWho is Aziz Ansari? Is he Randy the spazzy comic from Funny People who jokes about getting blowjobs in weird places, like Ikea, a car, and underwater? Or is he Tom Haverford the smarmy government official from the city of Pawnee? Or is he perhaps Sinjay the racist fruit ... More >>
Jackie SayetFrom the top: part of the raw bar at The Biltmore Hotel, and at the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiHave you ever had the feeling that you've bitten off more than you can chew? Try sizing up a brunch buffet, and you'll have the metaphor made literal. Die-hard brunchers have it down, and ... More >>