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    August 28, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Que Bola Asere

    Jacob KatelFried alligator​ Wasup. Que bola. Que tal. Que onda. Wat they do. Sak pase. Sak ap fet. Comment allez vous. Konichiwa. Another week, another weekend. When will all the weeks end and leave us just the weekends? Thanks to the great American time conspiracy, probably never. Here's what you ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    All You Can Eat Fried Chicken Every Wednesday at Michy's in Miami

    Jacob KatelMichy's fried chicken and sides.​Why did the chicken cross Biscayne? To take a hot bath at Michy's, in bubbling oil. Fried is to chicken as cold is to beer. If chicken was the first female president she would be called Aberhen Lincoln. Think out of the bawks. What came first the chicken ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Patty King's Gas Station Jamaican Patty

    Jacob Katel"Red Dot" Jamaican patty, that means spicy beef.​Plastic cube, metal tongs, yellow pies with colored dots. Gas station patties are a South Florida staple. We picked this one up at an Amoco on 34th and Biscayne. It is a Patty King meat pie. Their product is pretty much everywhere and we ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Food That Rhymes

    Jacob Katel​Welcome to another edition of Weekend Blog Watch, where Short Order links to recent posts from other Miami food blogs. This week we present our roundup in a rhymeup, but to kick things off, here's a food haiku:Some eat just to liveOthers simply live to eatMe, I photographHere's the blo ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Larry Dogg Films Disco Rick Telling Local DJs to Start Breaking Records, Stop Sweating Celebrities

    Jacob Katel​If you've never seen or heard of Larry Dogg, he claims the title of "Underground King of Comedy in South Florida." He's also got a website that documents his interactions with white families in massage chairs at the mall, big girls getting freaky at the club, rappers, singers, and cele ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Bengal Modern Indian Cuisine's All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet In Pictures

    Jacob Katel​Bengal Modern Indian Cuisine (2010 Biscayne Boulevard) serves up authentic Bangladeshi and North Indian cuisine with a modern twist 7 days a week. And from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. they have an all you can eat lunch buffet for $11.95. Short Order has been to it before, yesterday we went again ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Angry Rodeo Bulls Hurt Cowboys Over Churrasco At Bullriding Championship In Davie, Florida

    Jacob Katel​ The weekend's International Bullriding Championship presented by Joana Bueno at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie, Florida taught us many important lessons. For one, we learned that Brazilian cowboys, against whom a U.S. team were pitted for bullriding supremacy, take the sport q ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up - Back To The Future

    Jacob KatelIn the future Short Order will feature 3d holographic food modeling technology. For now we're stuck on the screen, but life moves fast, don't get left behind. Here's what you might have missed last week.B & M Market's landmark Caribbean kitchen on NE 2 Ave and 79th St.Dade County drag ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    National Tequila Day Presidential CoSign, JFK On That Sauza - Top 5 Miami Destinations

    photo parody Jacob Katel. Original image via Presidential Archives Just so you know, this image is from May 3, 1963, six months before tragedy, happy times, a good day for a motorcade, a great day for a drink and a backseat romp with the old lady. Short Order knows what you probably think when ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Sauce

    Jacob KatelThis week, the cover of our print product depicts hand sewn, plush, homemade Star Wars dolls. On the web front, Short Order wrote a week's worth of hopefully entertaining, informative, insightful, and humorous posts that had almost nothing to do with the grim realities of life in Mia ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Top Ten Alleged Health Benefits of Lychees - Buy Local, Support Dade County Lychee Growers

    Jacob KatelLychee, lychee, they're good for your self; the more you eat 'em the better your health. The better your health the better you feel, so eat some lychee with every meal. The lychee is a fruit native to China that grows well in humid, subtropical climates free of frost. No wonder that a sim ... More >>

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    July 7, 2009

    $7.95 at Choice Cafe, Real Korean and Chinese Food in Wynwood

    Jacob KatelGoon-Mandu, pan fried dumplings with soy sauce and radish. There are hardly any Korean restaurants in the whole county of Dade, but where there's demand, there's supply. Miami's fashion district, on the west side of Wynwood is home to a small enclave of Korean shop owners. Choice Cafe, on ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Sozen's Organic Farmers Market of South Florida

    Jacob KatelJackson Hospital Volunteer Buys Lunch Hakan Sozen's Organic Farmers Market is a storefront operation located in Oakland Park, Fl that also sells out of booths at outdoor farmers markets to drive customers to their store. Hakan says, "I do the vegetarian food from the Middle East, organic ... More >>

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    July 3, 2009

    Gerbaud Bakery Serves Up Market Fresh Baked Goods at Jackson Market

    Jacob KatelGerbaud's Rugeleh. Gerbaud's Bakery has stood in Hollywood for "about 15 years" according to Johanne Cyr who has worked there for around ten months. Johanne works the Jackson Memorial Foundation Green Market every Thursday and sells fresh baked danishes, sweet potato pudding, rugalach's, ... More >>

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    July 3, 2009

    Lamoy's Living Food is Raw, Vegan, Organic, Alive

    Jacob KatelLamoy's living eggplant salad. Lamoy Andressohn is a dedicated raw food lifestylist. Her specialty is preparing all raw, vegan, organic meals from scratch. She says "the idea behind my food is health, wellness, and simplicity. It's all my own creation. I've been raw for 9 years and I than ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Behind The Line: Coopertown Airboat Rides and Restaurant Fries Gator Tail and Frog Legs

    Jacob KatelDoes a frog's ass bump ground when it hops? Coopertown Airboat Rides and Restaurant has stood on the Tamiami Trail (a few miles west of Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, or 11 miles west of the turnpike) since 1945. Captain Jesse Kennon the proprietor says "This is the oldest original airbo ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    County Soda Systems Makes Cola, Restaurants Sell It To You as Coke or Pepsi

    Jacob Katel Mike Barba - County Soda Systems According to Mike Barba, a boss in the family-owned County Soda Systems, most of the time when you go to a bar, club, or restaurant and order a Coke, Pepsi, or any name brand soda, what you're actually getting is an offbrand knockoff that tastes ju ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Session Photos: Comping Tracks at Studio 71 with Bobby Macintyre and Gil from Endo

    Photos - Jacob KatelCome on in. Bobby Macintyre's Studio 71 in the City of Miami is where he writes and records music. He's got sessions between sessions, projects on top of projects, and on this day he's working with Gil from Endo on what he called "comping," going through 20 or so takes of the sam ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    The Pit Bar-B-Que Adds Latin Flavor To 44 Years Of Miami Country Style Cue

    Jacob KatelThe Pit Bar-B-Q's pickup window. The Pit Bar-B-Que in West Dade is an 8th street landmark, literally, it's either the first or last restaurant stop on the Miami side of the Tamiami Trail depending on if you're entering or leaving Miccosukee country. Incidentally, the Tamiami Trail gets it ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Las Delicias Fruteria y Nursery is Juan y Jose "Los Locos De Las Plantas"

    Jacob KatelJose y Juan, "Los locos de la plantas." Las Delicias Fruteria y Nursery has been open only 30 days, but owner Juan Hernandez is optimistic. "If the business no good, we go, if the business okay, fine," he says in a heavily accented Miami Cuban english. Juan has lived in the U.S. for 41 ye ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    The Ladies of Guacamole House Make Healthy, Natural, Peruvian Foods

    Jacob Katel Can't Knock The Guac Guacamole House has made natural food products for sale at local markets for about a year now. The food is all prepared by Alejandra Cruzado and Vilma Montoya and their motto is "Tu propia comida es tu propia medicina," which roughly translates to "your food i ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Lawyer By Day Launches Harmony Kettle Corn, Makes Gourmet Popcorn For The People

    Jacob KatelKettle Corn, The New Batch Brian Moore Esq. is a land use and development attorney by profession, but in his spare time he owns and operates Harmony Kettle Corn. "Handmade popcorn is usually treated as a gourmet concept and I think it should be available to everybody. It's like anything, ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Shantel Lounge Sunday Fish Fry With Live Blues and R&B

    Jacob KatelNW 7th Ave Suited and BootedShantel Lounge, winner of our Best Barbecue Chicken and Best Open Mic Night awards also deserves recognition for their fried fish. Find out why for yourself this and every Sunday as they host their Sunday Fish Fry featuring live blues and real R&B. This pas ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Paellas R Us Serves Miami Up for 13 Years and Running

    Jacob KatelSeafood paella -- big fuckin' pot.Paellas R Us is a 13-year-old and running catering company started by Chef David Calavia and his wife Angelina Calavia. The company was born of the couple's desire to start their own business at a time when Chef David was working at Spanish restaurants ar ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    South Dade's Own Robert "The Mango Man" Got That Rambutan

    Jacob KatelGee whiz, got damn! It's rambutan! Robert The Mango Man is a carpenter turned tropical fruits dealer. He got the idea while plying his carpentry trade on the fruitful grounds of South Dade. "I was working and saw that these people got all these trees in their backyard that they weren't do ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman Opens Coffee Brake - A Mobile Cafe On Wheels

    Jacob Katel Powered By Java What do you get when you cross a politician and a dream? No, the answer isn't a sleeping liar. If you're talking Sally Heyman, you get Coffee Brake, a motorized coffee shop on wheels. Sally says "I've been talking about doing this since I was in the legislature. I ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch - Waiter There's A Hydrogen In My Water

    Jacob Katelget money Short Order is always on the look out for Dade County voices talking food and drink. Here are some recent posts from other food blogs around town.Mango&Lime pulls public records info after seeing a "coming soon" sign in Coral Gables.The South Florida Punch serves up BBQ wine ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Be Organic Catering Company Launch Organic Takeover to Get Miami and the World Eating Healthy

    Jacob Katel Be Organic members show off samples of their finishing sauces Be Organic is a catering operation on a mission to spread the gospel of healthy food that tastes good. Founding members Chad Cherry, Roosevelt Desir, Kirk Nelson, and Andre Walker are on what they call a "takeover tour ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Ceviche Parlor in Miami Serves Fresh Seafood, Salsas, and Mozzarella at Green Market

    Jacob KatelScallop Ceviche Juan Carlos Lopategui is the private chef and caterer behind the Ceviche Parlor brand. He's also a sales rep for Mozzarita, the maker of New Times' Best Mozzarella 2008. "I do corporate events, and I specialize in hordeurves parties. I went to the Culinary Institute of Ame ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    $7 Breakfast At The Daily Creative Food Co. on Biscayne

    Jacob KatelBacon, egg and cheese on sesame bagel with medium coffee, $7.06. The Daily Creative Food Co. is a newspaper-themed joint on 20th and Biscayne. They're a lunch rush type sandwich shop open seven days a week. Had breakfast there this morning, a bacon egg and cheese on a bagel sandwich and a ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Behind The Line: Neomi's Grill For Paradigm Dinner at The Trump Sonesta In Sunny Isles

    Jacob KatelSay Cheese The weekly Paradigm dinner at Neomi's Grill in the Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort takes eaters on a culinary acid trip; blasting their flavor modulators (tongues) through outer space with alimentary combinations that taste like they came from the great beyond. A recen ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    Festival Food at Fruit And Spice Park

    Jacob Katel Ice Cream On A Hot Summer Day Over the weekend, the Redland Summer Fruit Festival at Fruit & Spice Park offered visitors a bounty of options for edible fulfillment well beyond the usual. Vendors peddled ice cream, Thai food, arepas, and more in an atmosphere that inc ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    Fruit and Spice Park's Redland Summer Fruit Festival In Pictures

    Jacob KatelMango Time The Redland Summer Fruit Festival evidenced momma nature's love for all us animals;sure she might throw us a Category 5 monster this year, but the mangos will be flying off the shelves regardless. Fresh and juicy, ripe and ready, hot and tempting, cool and refreshing, the harve ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch - Happy As A Clam

    Jacob KatelMeanwhile back in subvert city Before the advent of the internet ocean creatures played cards shell to shell. Now they battle it out online. This weekend blog watch brought to you courtesy of superconnectivity. Be sure to inlude hand crank web access in your hurricane preparedness kit. He ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Robert Is Here - Homestead's Landmark Fruit Stand Still Rockin In 09'

    Jacob KatelLocal Rules Robert Is Here fruit stand has stood at the same location since 1960 and is a South Dade landmark. The place got its name from the sign a 6 year old Robert used to get folk's attention back when he started with a box of his dad's cucumbers and a tabletop. Check out RobertIsHer ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Mayor Don Slesnick Talks Dope, Drinks Wine, Eats Huevos Por Fin in Coral Gables

    Don Slesnick from Miami New Times on Vimeo Don Slesnick, The Slesmeister, El Slesarino, The Slesinator, Slesny Snipes, Slesley Nielsen, whatever way you chop it up, Mayor Don Slesnick of Coral Gables is an alright dude. In the following video he tells Short Order he cannot legalize marijuana, talks ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Behind the Line: BLT Steak Miami Beach at the Betsy Hotel

    Jacob KatelBLT Steak Miami Beach chef de cuisine Sam Gorenstein, 25, shows Off his meat's marbling. BLT Steak Miami Beach takes Chef Laurent Tourondel's formula for success and applies it to Dade County. Read Lee Klein's New Times review of the joint here and Victoria Pesce Elliot's Miami Herald rev ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Part One of Dining Out with Coral Gables Mayor Slesnick: A Top 10

    Jacob Katel No tax payer dollars were used, nor special favors called upon, in the making of this series"The New Times never calls me," Mayor Don Slesnick grumbled to a certain food writer one evening not long ago.  And if can I recall correctly, that same food writer quickly replied, "T ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Burgers at The Standard on Miami Beach

    Jacob KatelCheeseburgers At The Bayside Grill Burgers at The Standard don't come cheap, but the Bayside Grill's waterfront, saltwater poolside locale is top notch Dade County lifestyles of the rich and famous type shit. A trio of sliders will run you $16.00. That means three charred grill burgers ma ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    The Rush Limbaugh Diet, Before and After Pictures

    Since when did Palm Beach County radio host Rush Limbaugh become a diet icon? Apparently, since yesterday. I like to think of the guy as a hard-drinking, meat-eating, pilled-out fat dude who smokes a lot. Yesterday, Google reported "Rush Limbaugh Diet" as one of the top 100 searches during the hour ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Weekly Wrap-Up: The Friday Cleanup

    Jacob KatelShort Order Does The Dirty Work For You What's it mean to scrub pots, wash plates, move silver, push glass, stock shelves, stand, walk, turn, dodge, burn, cut, sweep, mop, hose, flip, drop, rinse, ride, and repeat? Don't worry about it. Most people don't. But somebody's gotta do it. Here' ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    ZuperPollo's Zuper Bistro on Biscayne In Pictures

    Jacob KatelChivito De Pollo - A Uruguayan Specialty - Chicken, Ham, Bacon, Cheese, Peppers, Mushrooms, Egg, Lettuce, Tomoato, Mayo, Awesome ZuperBistro ReztoCafe is a small breakfast and lunch joint located in a non-descript "executive plaza" (office building) on Biscayne and 31st. It's a spinoff of ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    Memorial Day At Miami Beach VFW Post 3559

    Jacob KatelDebbie Brooks - VFW bartender since about 1995 Miami Beach VFW Post 3559 is the best kept secret on the beach, particularly on Memorial  Day. All the regulars were cool with me, but nobody there seemed too keen on the idea of the whole world finding out about their $2.50 beers or $3. ... More >>

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    May 12, 2009

    Video: Exxxotica 2009 at Miami Beach Convention Center

    Exxxotica has left us with many things, including plenty of porn for the next few months weeks days, a slideshow and something probably only antibiotics can take care of. But before we close out the chapter on this year's porn convention, videographer Jacob Katel gives us a glimpse of the people who ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    Jacob KatelActual kitchen picture. Read full blog to see the original imageShort Order respects our contemporaries in the blogosphere for their perspectives, photos, reviews and everything they bring to the table. Here's what's been going on.Lee Schrager goes out to eat 10 million times a week.Grape ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    The Holy Trinity Gone Gutter

    Jacob Katel Is it a grilled cheese sandwich, or is it art? Sneak preview from P(ART)Y headquarters I've known local artist Ahol for about four years, since I graduated from college and made it from Tucson to Miami by playing guitar for gas money and sleeping in a broken-windowed Cor ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Smoke, Drink (For Free) and Chill (Tonight) at Area 31

    Jacob Katel Smoke, drink, and chill. Area 31 at the Epic Hotel makes you feel rich and powerful, like you're at the top of the world, even if you're only 16 floors up. Our beautiful skyline, infinity poolside chillin', a cool breeze, ships chugging along the Miami River -- it's a scenic ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    Behind The Line: Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar Kitchen Video

    Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & LatAm Grill in Coconut Grove is a happening spot next to Coco Walk. Short Order went Behind The Line during last Thursday night's Recession Decompression featuring a $20 food and drink deal. Customers were treated to 3 drinks (beer, wine or cocktail) and a new hors d'o ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Poppa E at Casa Panza

    Jacob KatelPoppa E is a bad motherfucker. Find out for yourself every Wednesday night at Casa Panza, where he has a residency, and he and his band play three or more sets of jazz, blues, and R&B songs you already know the words to. Some people might think it's strange to put a blues night in a L ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    Art Basel Recap: Art in the City of Miami, Part 1

    Videographer Jacob Katel wandered midtown and Wynwood to capture the energy and excitement the satellite fairs brought to our city. This is the first of a two-part video series.

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