Of all the bartenders on South Beach, Angelo Vieira is by far the most serious. It's a Friday night and he's sloshing and rattling steel shakers filled with gin, lemon juice, crème de violet, and maraschino liqueur. To prepare a drink, he wields jiggers, strainers, bar spoons, and funny-shaped ice ... More >>
Thanksgiving is this Thursday and, while most of us will open a few bottles of wine for the main meal, we suggest welcoming family and friends with a smart cocktail. But what cocktail is appropriate for Thanksgiving in Miami? If we could dream, we'd love to see a classic winter libation interpreted ... More >>
GQ Magazine has a lot of famous and talented men gracing their covers for the December Man of the Year issue. The rotating cover models have just been announced and its an eclectic group of intelligent, talented, and dashing individuals that include Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Justin Timber ... More >>
In Las Vegas last evening, the ten most imaginative bartenders in the United States faced off for the title of the Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender 2013, in partnership with the United States Bartending Guild. Each bartender was already a winner, having taken the title in his or her regio ... More >>
Is it safe to say that Tropical Storm Andrea was a real pisser for those of us in Dade County? Here we were thinking there would, at the very least, be downpours overnight, maybe a little flash flooding, a power flicker or two. But, no. Nothing. The only thing that happened was our satellite went ou ... More >>
Julio Cabrera did Miami proud at this week's United States Bartender's Guild (USBG) and Diageo World Class competition to crown the U.S. Bartender of the Year. He and Michael Parish represented Miami at the two-day competition that consisted of a series of challenges and mixing competitions that te ... More >>
Julio Cabrera (Regent Cocktail Club) and Michael Parish (Broken Shaker) are heading to the Big Apple to represent the 305 in one of the country's most prestigious bartending competitions -- the U.S. Bartenders' Guild (USBG) and World Class U.S. "U.S. Bartender of the Year" competition. Both Miami mi ... More >>
When you woke up this morning, you probably didn't think you'd get the opportunity to visit Cuba and tour rum distilleries. Neither did Julio Cabrera. But he recently got the chance to do so and he's got the pictures to prove it. The Miami mixologist, most recently from the late Sra. Martinez, h ... More >>
See also "Sra. Martinez's Robert Montero wins Marie Brizard cocktail challeng" and "Julio Cabrera of Sra. Martinez wins Campari cocktail competition at The Corner."Miami was well represented at the tenth anniversary of Tales of the Cocktail. This five-day long celebration of spirits brings the world ... More >>
What is it about summer that so begets boozing? The sizzling temps, the skimpy clothes, the longer days, and sweltering nights -- all just goad you to get a good buzz going.So in the interest of summer imbibing, Short Order spoke to mixologists at some of Miami's most creative bars for a few refresh ... More >>
Last night, the Corner brought together some of Miami's best bartenders, er, mixologists for the first-ever Campari Best Aperitivo Cocktail Competition. Hosted by the United States Bartenders' Guild, the event had the cocktail creators come up with their own unique take on the classic apéritif. Our ... More >>
Chef Michelle Bernstein has upped the ante on her brunch at Sra. Martinez with more than a dozen new menu items, plus cocktails.Brunch is one of the few times people feel free to enjoy an alcoholic beverage before the sun goes down, but the choices are usually slim -- bloody marys, mimosas, and s ... More >>
About 35 guests gathered at The Broken Shaker last night to watch as ten Miami bartenders competed in the 2012 Mix It Up Mixology Challenge. This competition weeds out nine other bartenders and sends the winner to compete nationally in New York.After a rather long introductory spiel, the bartende ... More >>
Morton's Sparkling Sleigh RideMiami is quickly developing its own cocktail culture. There are bar chefs at the W South Beach (Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta from Bar Lab), Mercadito Midtown (Paul Tanguay and Paul Carducci from Tippling Bros.) Club 50 at the Viceroy (David Ortiz and Julio Cabrer ... More >>
"He entered a new country and effectively told the immigration services: 'I don't care about your laws, catch me if you can.'"
Lost in the immigration morass and mangled by the system.
24 HOURS. 1 FULL MOON. 265 Arrests.