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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Miami-Based Burger King Costs Taxpayer $356M a Year Due to Low Employee Pay

    Burger King is one of the largest companies with global headquarters in Miami-Dade. Which is, in theory, great for the local economy, but BK's practice of paying its restaurant employees low wages may not be so great for the American economy. A new study estimates that Burger King employees might co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Poll: Americans Like Coke More Than Beer; Republicans Think Olive Garden is "Authentic Italian"

    There are a lot of issues Democrats and Republicans differ on: abortion, Obamacare, Sarah Palin's IQ. But food? According to a new poll by Public Policy Polling, party lines extend all the way to edibles. Released Wednesday, the national poll reveals American attitudes on everything from favorite m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Five Yummy Comfort Foods for Lonely Souls on Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and for the not-so-happily single, there isn't much time left to find that special someone. But no worries. For those who are lonely on V-Day, food is always there to soothe the soul and fill the tummy. So if you're alone for the big day, you can make sweet l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Wash U.: Gain Weight and Get Paid

    Would you eat a dozen churros every day for pay?Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine are paying participants to eat, particularly fast food from McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.Participants are being compensated up to $3500 depending o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Top Ten Worst Food Fails Ever

    When it comes to our favorite brands, it seems we're more likely to remember the epic successes (Doritos Locos Tacos anyone?) than the equally epic failures. But failures, there are aplenty. Dangerous, disgusting, or just plain absurd, these gastronomic gaffes may be fun to laugh at now, but it wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Five Most Hilarious Food Memes (Submit Your Picks!)

    When you scrolled through your Facebook and Twitter timelines this weekend, how many updates would you say involved food? A lot. We know. If there isn't someone rambling on about the presidential election or showing off that they're getting their nails done or working out at the gym, the most co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Our Favorite Chick-fil-A Spoofs: Drag Queens, Nasty Cocks, and Gay KFC

    We knew that something good would have to come from the public relations debacle that Chick-fil-A is in the midst of. And we were right!Thankfully there are comedians that rock our world and shed light (and some much-needed humor) on whether to boycott or support a fast food restaurant that gives mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Ten Reasons Romney Is Too Wimpy an Eater To Be President

    Of course I'm not saying what a candidate eats should be the sole factor considered by voters when determining the next president of the United States. That would be crazy. Other things are important too -- like what he drinks, and economic policy and stuff.But character surely plays a role in our e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    KFC Chicken Buckets Made With Wood From Rain Forest Trees

    The Colonel is killing tigers.Greenpeace International has released a report accusing Kentucky Fried Chicken of using food packaging made with wood from rainforest trees in Indonesia.According to the report, independent tests were conducted on KFC food boxes in China, Indonesia, and the United Kingd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Strip Joints and Taco Bell: Five Worst Places to Take a Date on Valentine's Day

    ​We at Short Order take great pleasure in offering you the top options for Valentine's Day and the most affordable ones, too. But what we really get a kick out of is giving you the worst options - because those are often the most insane, hilarious, and outright brilliant.We don't discourage doing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Consumer Reports: Chick-fil-A, Wendy's, Papa Murphy's Tops

    Five Guys scored highest among burger chains linked to Miami​Advice culled from a fast food survey among Consumer Reports readers in the August issue: "Next time you have a craving for fast food, think twice about slowing down for Burger King, KFC, McDonald's, or Taco Bell."These big names f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    KFC to Dwyane Wade: Work For Us

    Dwyane Wade is available for bar mitzvahs and parties.​Dwyane Wade is looking for a new line of work. Because of the NBA lockouts, the Miami Heat star has been tweeting he's looking for gainful employment. His list of accomplishments include making balloon animals (who knew he was so ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Listen Up Gov. Rick Scott: On Food Stamps? No Fast Food For You!

    ​I don't think everyone on public assistance is a lazy bum, but I'm happy about the welfare drug-testing bill (the only move Rick Scott has made that I approve of). More importantly, I don't think food stamps should be used to buy fast food. So far, California, Michigan, and Arizona allow the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Sakaya Kitchen Burger Brunch: A Meaty Affair

    All photos by Laine Doss Burger Brunch at Sakaya Kitchen served a multitude of meat.​Yesterday's Burger Brunch, held at Sakaya Kitchen, was one meaty event. Thirty lucky individuals were treated to a buffet of Asian-inspired breakfast items like kimchi grits, kimchi scrambled eggs, roast po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Miami Needs Indie Food Shops and Restaurants

    Lee Klein​Fries. Cupcakes. Cocktails. You won't find that trio at any chain restaurant, be it fast food, fast casual, or whatever the latest corporate cookie cutter term for frozen food is these days. China Grill Management isn't interested in covering such eclectic territory, nor is Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Pizza, Bagel Joints Feud Over Holy H2O

    Lee KleinOriginaly Brooklyn Water Bagel Company coming to Miami Beach​Water is at the center of a legal food fight between a Delray bagel shop and a Lake Worth pizzeria. But it's not South Florida water that heating up. It's the New York tap H2O that does miracles for pizza and bagel dough. Or so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    The 15 Most Colorful Restaurants In Miami

    Photo by Andrea F.The color yellow has been proven to increase the appetite.​​In alphabetical order:Acqua in the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiAqua connotes greenish-blue. Acqua connotes the restaurant helmed by chef Patrick Boucher in Miami's Four Seasons Hotel. The Life Acquatic is a movie with Bill ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 27, 2010
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    April 29, 2010

    IHOP Cheesecake-Pancake Stackers: Apocalypse Now?

    Are you the type of person who thinks this stack lacks cheesecake?​International House of Pancakes has jumped into the disgusting food combo sweepstakes with a new Pancake Stacker consisting of a crustless cheesecake between two buttermilk pancakes -- topped with strawberry, blueberry, or cinnamon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    The Irony of Buckets For The Cure at KFC

    KFC's new Buckets For The Cure campaign. ​In the midst of launching one of the most notorious sandwiches in fast food history, the Double Down, KFC is balancing all of that fried chicken, cheese and bacon with a good cause. From now until May 23, KFC is launching Buckets For The Cure. This program ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Original Yeung's Chinese Restaurant Reopens on Miami Beach

    Chinese food lovers rejoice! Yeung's Chinese has reopened in its original location on 41st Street (across the way from KFC). This casual Chinese spot first launched in 1982 and served locals lo mein and spring rolls long before Philippe, Mr. Chow and Hakkasan ever thought about coming to our shores. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Friday Food Funnies: Fast Food

    What is fast food to a redneck? Hitting a dear at 65 mph.I like White Castle but White Castle doesn't like me. ~Craig Hopson, chef at Le Cirque, N.Y.C.After watching sales falling off for three straight months at Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Colonel calls up the Pope and asks for a favor.The Pope say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    America's Most Wanted Recipes in Miami

    image via simonandschuster.comAmerica's Most Wanted Recipes takes a simple precept, that people love mass produced corporate formula food, and exploits it. You gotta give credit to author Ron Douglas who has been profiting off our shackles to the chains through his website RecipeSecrets.net since 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    The Ike Turner Friday - Weekly Wrap Up

    Stay tuned and maybe next week we'll tell you what the hell this is. Friday, beautiful Friday, baby I missed you so much, it's been too long, good to see you. Glad you're back, don't ever leave girl, promise, I need you in my life right now. This past week's been nothin' without you, all those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Last Day For Free Oprah Chicken

    Wanna crash your work computer? Today is the last day to download a coupon from Oprah's website that offers two pieces of grilled chicken, two sides and a biscuit from KFC as part of a new, supposedly healthier menu. Hey free food is free food and getting it is awesome, but if you wanna know more a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Bad News All Over Department

    Food related bad news is everywhere this morning, beginning with this story: Money doesn't buy happiness, as we know. But evidently fast food does. Researches at the University of Arkansas teamed up with the University of Taiwan to extrapolate from a long term study of Taiwanese children, a quarter ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    We Want Our Baby-Backs

    Yee-haw! Head on down to Ribfest, y’hear?

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Booze Hound - BYOBooze

    I know it’s been awhile since you BYOBed -– like in high school, back when you used to sneak-sip Special Brews on some public beach on Key Biscayne while discussing the ever-important topic of whether to get a belly-ring, a fairy tattooed on your lower back, or just blow all of your hard-earned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Herald Health Tips

    This past week the Miami Herald’s “Diet and Nutrition” page featured a “Nutrition Quiz” that touted the benefits of niacin. These include raising “good” HDL cholesterol by as much as 35% -- “plus, it purportedly helps your skin and hair”. What specific foods does this quiz -- which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    Week's Top Food-Related Headlines

    DINING | What McCain and Obama's favorite restaurants say about the candidates Chicago Sun Times "We believe that a candidate's taste in food is a more reliable indicator of character than the carefully strained statements issued in this atmosphere of gotcha and gotcha back." KFC's "Vegetarian San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2008

    Mr. Clucky Helps A Friend

    Last Saturday afternoon, a very young, very earnest-looking Andrew Quintana stood on the street outside the Kentucky Fried Chicken on 41st street, trying to convince Miami – indeed, the world – not to eat there. “KFC tortures chickens!” he called out to a car that slowed down as the driver ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 11, 2007

    Taco Purgatory

    At Ver-Daddy’s, Mexican gets lost in translation

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of September 20, 2007

    "I will never forget Caliph, a huge Bengal tiger, being walked through the cocktail party by his trainer. What a sight."

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007
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    July 17, 2007

    Ask the Food Critic: Where Can I Find Korean Fried Chicken?

    Hi Lee: Long time reader, first time writer. Any chance there is a good Korean Fried Chicken place in Miami? I hope you have a suggestion. Thanks and happy eating, Sarah in South Miami Sarah-- I called the three Korean places that I know of: Myung Ga Tofu and BBQ, in Weston (954-349-7337); Kore ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 22, 2007

    Healthy Hip-Hop

    Organic beats and wholesome messages

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    Buzz Kill

    Whacking all feral hives will keep em out, or at least delay their takeover

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    October 13, 2006
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    May 12, 2005
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    July 29, 2004
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    June 24, 2004
  • Dining

    November 27, 2003

    Fast Food for Smart Parents: Exhibit A

    Load up on gyros and falafel at Pasha's

  • Dining

    June 19, 2003

    Patty Mouth

    Jamaican patty chain hits Biscayne

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003
  • Restaurants

    May 17, 2001

    Best Funky Neighborhood Restaurant

    Delicias del Mar Peruano

  • Dining

    March 29, 2001
  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Give Piece a Chance

    An Everlasting Piece finds its sharp humor amid the chaos of Northern Ireland

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Candidate For Urban Renewal

    NW 79th Street between NW Tenth and NW 27th avenues

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    March 11, 1999
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    August 28, 1997
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