Miamians sure do love their pets. On Lincoln Road, hundreds of pampered pooches (and an occasional cat, monkey, or iguana) can be seen wearing designer duds. There they are, strolling on rhinestone leashes (in some cases, maybe even diamonds) and having a snack at an outdoor café.Yet for every dog ... More >>
The days leading up to St. Paddy's Day are a free-for-all when it comes to boozy beverages. And frankly, the Jameson gets old after awhile. Luckily, there are other ways to enjoy your favorite Irish bevvies besides via shot glass. The folks at Brickell's Fado Irish Pub were nice enough to share th ... More >>
Move over, Bethenny Frankel, and take your Skinny Girl swill with you. There's a tastier, stronger low-cal cocktail company in town. And P.S.: The makers are better-looking than you too. The dudes at Miami Cocktail Company are now plying the 305 with their zero-sugar, zero-carb, 99.9 percent natura ... More >>
St. Paddy's Day is around the corner, and we're so over the same tired traditions that get trotted out every year. Green beer, corned beer and cabbage, shamrock shakes, yadda-yadda-yadda. Where's the originality? This year, think outside the boozy box and delight your alcoholic friends with these e ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, AKA Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) The ... More >>
When my co-worker brought in edible "presents" to the office from his Colombian mother-in-law, it wasn't your typical box o' chocolates or salt water taffy; instead these souvenirs were hormigas culonas, or big-butted Colombian ants and gelatina de pata de res -- cow foot gelatin.Most of the reactio ... More >>
Every year, Florida lawmakers propose more than a thousand bills. Some of them are admirable and important changes designed to make our streets safer, our schools better, and our citizenry healthier. Then there are the other 92 percent. Here are the eight most awesomely befuddling and obscure bil ... More >>
Our soul sister blog, Riptide, recently described a man who allegedly murdered a man and proceeded to consume his brain and eyeball. Hannibal Lecter would have at least added fava beans and a nice bottle of Chianti.As a response, here's a list of eight things that would probably be even worse t ... More >>
Generally speaking, being vegetarian is a choice. I am all for those who forgo meat for health reasons or just for the sake of feeling healthier and leaner. But keep me away from fashion-conscious tree huggers who look at us carnivores with disdain, while stomping around in leather shoes and chom ... More >>
Running PressCookbook author Michelle Palm is reinventing our notion of the Jell-O shot with a new cookbook that explores the joy of consuming classic cocktails that wiggle. After friends and family were wowed by Palm's gelatin prowess at a backyard barbecue, she started up a blog, the Jelly Shot Te ... More >>
Patriotic cupcakesLate last evening, President Barack Obama announced that elite U.S. troops had killed Osama bin Laden. After almost ten years of searching for the man behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country, Navy SEALs killed bin Laden in a brave operation that took years to deve ... More >>
Burlesque, that sexy, sultry, but not-quite-so-naked performance, has seen a resurgence in the past few years. The literary definition of burlesque is "a dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing serious work." In the 1940s however, popular variety shows that featured ri ... More >>
Who says drinking doesn't have its merits? This Saturday drink and give back to the Chron's and Colitis Foundation at The Gutsy Pub Crawl. Event organizers Michelle Rodriguez and Gaston Ruiz will guide lush philanthropists through six hours of drinking around Coconut Grove. That's a lot of drinki ... More >>
Be careful or you could end up with a meal like this.Miami Spice started as a discount deal that was meant to promote dining out during the traditionally sluggish month of August. Then it was officially lengthened through September, and the following year restaurateurs unofficially jumped the gun an ... More >>
Finding Your Cure got what we need
Kick it with the homies at WAKA.
Bill Cosby has a lot on his mind, but its comedy tonight.
SoBes new Maison dAzur is a welcome arrival.
Blue Man Group paints the Gables red
The menu is dementedly extensive, and the food is insanely good
Food at On the Border is off the mark
It's better to drink your way through Parrot Jungle than eat
The booth, the bacon sandwich, the easy bucks: They're back!
Could there be anything worse than hospital fare? Nope.
And it should, when you have to lick and lick and lick
Biscayne's new bistro has a bit of everything, from books and deli to good and not so good
From the issue of June 21, 2001
Montes de Oca
What's in a menu? Usually the success of a restaurant.
Suzanne's Vegetarian Bistro
A fat guy who swam in Jell-O, a Grand Canyon of female cleavage, and enough Wesson oil for a fried-chicken cookoff. We watched it all so you wouldn't have to.
After three months of giddiness and glory, The Jim and Steve Show goes to that great broadcast booth in the sky