Now that Mother's Day is out of the way, it's time to get down to business. A little self-indulgence is in order with American Craft Beer Week. In Miami, there are plenty of events.
Drinking suds daily is like any other week in Miami for the craft beer crowd. But once each year we are blessed with ... More >>
According to the Christian Science Monitor, "kosher" is the new "artisan." Jews and non-Jews alike are flocking to kosher bakeries, delis, and markets to take part in what has become the latest food trend. What qualifies as kosher? Meat and dairy items must be kept apart, and animals are slaughtered ... More >>
At first glace, Young Goethe In Love seems like Germany's version of Shakespeare In Love. The parallels of the two men and their literary works of genius are certainly there. Much like Shakespeare In Love, Young Goethe portrays the literary giant as a young man, listless, wandering, his genius untap ... More >>
George Ball"This story begins earlier this year, just as the very first crocuses peeped from the frosted ground. One cold bright morning, George Ball, the proprietor of W. Atlee Burpee, the gardening company, discovered a curious looking green envelope in his mailbox. He noticed the pages gave of ... More >>
In ancient Greek, apocalypse translates as "a revelation." So what could possibly be more apocalyptic than the giant freaking orange moon due to pop up tomorrow night? After all, it's the biggest and closest it's been in nearly two decades. FYI: the "extreme supermoon" is also predicted to (1) ma ... More >>
Read Crossfade's interview with Matisyahu.
With Adam Weinberg
Knight Concert Hall
at the Adrienne Arsht CenterFebruary 12, 2011
On Saturday night, the Adrienne Arsht Center was transformed from world-class concert hall to new-age synagogue as Matisyahu and his guitarist Adam Weinberg we ... More >>
Jacob KatelThe Grill at The Setai officially reopened on Saturday, thus ushering in the tenure of newly appointed executive chef David Werly. While The Restaurant at The Setai is a bastion of elegant Asian cuisine, The Grill (sort of an extension of The Setai's Lobby Bar and Courtyard) looks to Euro ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersHummus at Azura in Jerusalem. On a recent vacation to Israel, we went on the hunt for the tastiest hummus in the Holy Land. While Israel boasts some amazing hummus, that addictive chickpea concoction so beloved in You Don't Mess With The Zohan, we found our winning di ... 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 myspace.com/ridersofallahYussuf JerusalemWe loved the So Raw festival, and it's heartening to know the cool people behind it have organized a couple shows since then. I'm happy to report this small trend is combining with that of the latest re-discovery of the American Legion Bar, in Legion P ... 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 >>
When Lil Wayne said, "Miami is my home. I'm home, bitch.," it felt really good. I am a Miami native, born here. When Khaled mentioned that he had seen me on WSHH in the studio with Mack Maine and Kevin Rudolf, I felt like I just won a certificate of eligibility.
I love Miami and I lov ... More >>
Riverhead BooksAn antiquities expert is summoned in the middle of the night to a major European city in order to investigate a mystery that he soon realizes is a cross-historical conspiracy with devastating modern implications.
If you thought, "That's the plot of The Da Vinci Code," you're close ... More >>