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    October 16, 2014

    The Cities of Florida, Ranked

    After ranking all 34 cities within Miami-Dade County, we couldn't help but wonder where the major cities of Florida would stack up. So we decided to answer that question ourselves, naturally. Because what fun is the internet without arbitrary rankings? So we assembled a list of Florida's most nota ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    Ten Best Key Lime Pies in The Keys

    The key to happiness may easily be as simple as a slice of key lime pie, although, coupling that with a trip to The Keys is the proverbial cherry on top. The topping is actually a bit debated: whipped cream or meringue? As is the crust: graham cracker or regular pastry? Oh, and the color: yellow is ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Dinners and Pop-Ups During the Festival

    With about 70 different parties, dinners, and seminars to choose from, you'd think there wasn't room on your culinary dance card to fit in one more morsel of food or one more sip of a delicious libation. Of course, to the truly insatiable foodie, there's always a bit of wiggle space for just one mo ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Hogfish Might Be Your New Favorite Local Fish

    Have you tried hogfish? The local catch tastes sweeter than grouper, is flakier than dolphin, and is as rich as scallops. "It's the perfect fish -- not firm or tough. It just melts in your mouth," says Rebecca Franks, owner of Fish Fish Restaurant Bar & Market in North Miami and an Islamorada resi ... More >>

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    January 10, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Food and Drink in Paradise

    The polar vortex may be gone, but we won't forget the day we actually had to wear a sweater. All kidding aside, the rest of the country is still pretty frozen (did you see the pictures of Niagara Falls) and we're looking at a pretty lovely weather with temperatures in the low 80's. That's a pretty ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Barack Obama's Miami Menu: Pepitas, Key West Shrimp, and Tenderloin

    This past weekend, President Barack Obama came to Miami to attend several fundraisers and mingle with South Florida's movers and shakers. The President was in for a brief 24-hour period, flying in to Miami International Airport at 3:45 p.m. on Friday -- just in time to play hell with weekend commu ... More >>

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    September 2, 2013

    Diana Nyad Might Actually Finish Her Crazy Cuba-to-Florida Swim This Morning

    For 35 years, Diana Nyad has been pursuing one epic and possibly insane dream: Swimming non-stop the 112-mile gap between Havana and Key West without a shark cage. Four times she tried, and four times exhaustion, poisonous jellyfish, thunderous storms and impossible currents have forced her to quit. ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Twenty Pounds of Cocaine Washes Up on Keys Beach

    A sleepy beach in the Florida Keys had more cocaine on in this weekend then your average South Beach nightclub. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer found twenty pounds of the white stuff sitting on the shores of Long Key State Park on Friday.

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    July 11, 2013
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    December 14, 2012

    Ten Best Christmas Gifts For Men Who Love Food & Booze

    Shopping for most men is similar to herding cats. While women will drop hints via magazine clippings, e-mails, and the oh-so-subtle just borrowing your credit card and placing a wrapped present under the tree with your best wishes on it, if you ask a man what he wants for Christmas, chances are he'l ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Miami Book Fair International 2012: Best Food Authors

    It's your month, hungry literati. Tom Wolfe kicked of the Miami Book Fair last night and many great authors are in town. Some of them will speak about food during the event, which stretches from November 11 to 18 at Miami Dade College's Wolfson campus in downtown Miami. 2012 marks the 29th year the ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    A French Freakout on Duval Street

    I have great love for both France and its people, as well as Key West. So it tickled my spine earlier today to read on KeysNet.com that a 23-year-old French tourist named Romain Alvany was ejected from a Duval Street restaurant around 2 a.m. for walking into the kitchen and taking down a cup and a ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012
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    August 9, 2011

    90 Miles Features Cuban Comfort Food at Tropical Park Tonight

    90 Miles90 Miles To Go serves Cuban soul food with a message.​In Key West there's a famous landmark that stands at the southernmost point in the continental United States. The marker reads, "90 miles to Cuba." The message rings loud and clear: So close, yet for all intents and purposes, Cuba might ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Diver Dies After Run-In With Portuguese Man-of-War Off Key West

    ​Riptide is staying the hell out of the ocean this week. Beaches from Palm Beach to Key West are swarming with stinging masses of Portuguese men-of-war. And those bastards leave a welt that doesn't always wash off with ammonia: a 64-year-old diver died after running into one off Key West this past ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    David Pitchford, Trailer Park Resident Suing Julian Assange, Says Suit Isn't a Joke

    Assange's worst enemy: A former Key West trailer park resident.​While asset-hiding Wall Street traders perch on their windowsills waiting for the latest from WikiLeaks -- which plans to soon release more than 2,000 secret banking records of tax-cheats -- founder Julian Assange has bigger fish to f ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Blog Watch: Mamey Ice Cream, Soul and Noodles

    Photo via chadzilla​Time for the highlights from South Florida food blogs ...Food for Thought offers a first look at American Noodle Bar.Crepes on wheels over at Burger Beast.Tinkering with Dinner shows how to make mamey sapote ice cream.Chadzilla gives a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Moose, Pigs, a Phillies Fan and Grandma: Let's Tase 'Em All!

    Alvaro Diaz-RubioLast week was a busy one for Taser-toting police officers in South Florida. First, Key West cops used their stun guns on a local luminary armed with a ninja sword and a baseball bat who was ranting about a dude who owed him $160. Then, our sister paper in Broward reported that Holly ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Flasher Arrested After Asking Kids, "Have You Ever Seen the Biggest Penis in the World?"

    ​In today's news roundup: a man who thinks he has the biggest penis in the world gets busted for showing it to kids, an arrest is made in the Heathrow Lounge shooting, an accident at the Red Bull Flugtag left a woman with a broken back, and a rare virus has infected 5 percent of the population of ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    World Hitchhiker Gets a Ride to Cuba With Mysterious "Captain Mo"

    Captain Mo?​Last month, Riptide told you about Jeremy Marie, the Frenchman whose hitchhiking journey around the world had stalled in Miami after he couldn't find a boater willing to give him a ride over the Caribbean Sea.  New Times, as it happens, knew firsthand of the difficulty of Marie's ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    China Grill Offers 8-Course BYOB Wine Dinner for $60

    Photo by Lee KleinBloody Mary is optional​China Grill is once again holding its Bring Your Own Wine dinner, to take place next Thursday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. Chef Tim Nickey's  bill of fare looks pretty fetching, starting with a first course of pork belly "burger" with hoisin, scallion, an ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Ted Turner, 850 Bottles, Tailgaiting, Beer, and Key West

    Photo via albertoalerigi's Flickr / CC2.0Aaaah! A plate.​Some people are saying this recession is over. Maybe it started when "they" gave us back some time (sorry Arizona), literally. Fall Back dropped early Sunday morning. We're pretty sure that has something to do with farming. Here are some fre ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Behind The Line at Waxy's On The River

    Jacob KatelFish sandwiches and burgers ready in the kitchen.​ Waxy's On The River (690 SW 1st Ct, Brickell) is a Key West styled Irish pub that specializes in fish. They shoot for a neighborhood joint feeling and are proud to showcase buzzworthy local acts like ArtOfficial, and Locos Por Juana, th ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Norman's 180 Update: Blueprints and Van Aken's Moving Plans

    Twitpic.comArchitect Malcolm Berg with some pointers, via @normanvanakenBlueprints and drawings for Norman's 180, Norman Van Aken's forthcoming Coral Gables restaurant slated to open at 180 Aragon in the Colonnade Hotel in November, are now on his architect's website.  At first glance, the desi ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Escopazzo Sommelier Rich DiGacomo Talks Wine & Food 2009

    I cold-called Escopazzo out of our restaurant database and said, "Hey, I'm from the newspaper, what are you doing for Wine & Food?" Sommelier Rich DiGacomo had great answers for me. He talked about the Food Network, Rachel Ray, Key West prawns and drinking. Here's what he had to say:

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    November 20, 2008

    Let Your Cash Shine

    And help out the girls at Honey Shine.

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    December 27, 2007
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    December 27, 2007
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    October 25, 2007

    What’s Your Fantasy?

    Make it come true with Ron Jeremy and friends in Key West

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    February 22, 2007

    The Ship's Shape

    It ain't majestic, but it floats

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    August 3, 2006
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    July 20, 2006
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    January 26, 2006
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    October 20, 2005
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    July 14, 2005
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    June 30, 2005
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    June 23, 2005
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    June 16, 2005
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    August 12, 2004
  • Bars and Clubs

    May 15, 2003
  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2003

    BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

    El Puerto de Vallarta

  • Dining

    March 8, 2001

    Side Dish

    The next Lincoln Road and more

  • Culture

    September 25, 1997
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    August 21, 1997

    Witness for the Prosecution

    Bruce Udolf spent seven years arguing public corruption cases for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami. A report from the front lines.

  • Culture

    October 3, 1996
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    September 19, 1996

    Big Stink

    Miamians' lust for contraband Cohibas has turned the blazing cigar craze into a smuggler's dream

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    December 21, 1995

    Cuba Bound, Part 2

    Sailboat captain Dave Shaw runs afoul of U.S. Customs and finds himself up a creek without his canoe

  • Culture

    February 23, 1995
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    August 31, 1994
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