Chef Cindy Hutson is expanding her Miami presence with the announcement of the opening of her latest concepts, Zest and Zest Mrkt. The restaurant, set to open in fall/winter 2014, will be located at Southeast Financial Center at 200 S. Biscayne Blvd. The 1.225-million-square-foot space is Florida' ... More >>
Jonah GouinMare Nostrum's "wine cube."The Romans used to call the Mediterranean Mare Nostrum (Latin for "our sea"), so it makes sense that most of the menu at this new restaurant in Brickell is inspired by the coastal regional cuisines of Italy, France and Spain. Mare Nostrum (1111 SW First Ave.) ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanMaster Chef Rudi Sodamin (foreground) with Chefs Jacques Torres (far left), David Burke (left), and Charlie Trotter (far right)Holland America invited Short Order aboard the ms Noordam a few weeks ago to meet its new Culinary Council. We nearly plotzed after discovering that mean ... More >>
Short Order occasionally takes time out to share our considerable marketing expertise with those who may or may not need our help. It's admittedly a specialized marketing expertise, one that focuses solely on providing memorable mottos that brand restaurants with a strongly identifiable concept. We ... More >>
Jacob KatelAli Aziz at work in his bakery.Ali Aziz of Middle East Best Food says, "I make best pita in all of Miami, whole state, maybe whole country." The humble baker has almost 40 years experience as a shop owner and baker in Miami.But his roots go all the way back to Jerusalem. In the 1950s h ... More >>
via Elegant Elliot Offen.Elegant Elliot Howard Stern sidekick and self-described "topnotch, prime-time, center-stage celebrity" Elegant Elliot Offen runs 14 miles a day in ladies' lingerie. In New York, he swears, people on the street cheer and salivate over his bodacious curves. "You won't see a se ... More >>
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Every so often, Banana Republican daydreams of traveling the world with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas, serenading her with the sweet sounds of the toot flute in Peru. I also fantasize about not spending a dime to visit Macchu Pichu and the like. I mean, while services are being wh ... More >>
Jacob KatelAli Aziz in his bakery. Custom order of Spanakopita for a regular Greek customer fresh out of the oven in foreground. Middle East Best Food (1711 Coral Way) is an ethnic food shop, a bakery, and tribute to owner Ali Aziz's iron clad work ethic. He has run three stores in Miami over alm ... More >>
"The pillars of Wall Street and corporate America are not giving money to Obama because he is a nice guy; he's a player."
Summer Groove introduces Wades World.
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Much like the city itself, Miami's centennial celebration gets color coordinated