Last month, when the City Council of Doral unanimously approved a plan to extend benefits to domestic partners of city employees -- becoming the seventh Miami-Dade County to do so -- the move was hailed by activists and city leaders. But the council's decision has also sparked strong opposition. I ... More >>
Daddy Brews home brew supply store turns one-year-old this month and on September 27, owner Jacob Lindsay is throwing a party to celebrate. Everyone is invited, of course. But the birthday bash is more a celebration of the local home brew scene than anything else. With at least 20 kegs of the stuf ... More >>
Divino Ceviche celebrated its third anniversary at its cozy Gables location with a pisco-addled shindig. To commemorate the occasion, chef-owner Christian Encalada invited his close friend chef Frabricio Pareja of North Miami Beach's Cholo Ceviche and Grill. Together they concocted a menu that highl ... More >>
In 1821, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain. How best to celebrate, you ask? Why, with food, music, and Pisco, ¡hermanos! While we know it's hard to disentangle yourself from the comforting arms of classics like tangy ceviche and aromatic lomo saltado, La ... More >>
The unmistakable snapping of rice in a superheated stone bowl hints at what's to come. The heavy gray-and-white-flecked basin typical of Japanese eateries seems misplaced at first in a Peruvian restaurant. But the nutty, charred scent of crisping grains soon dispenses any concerns about eating a Kor ... More >>
If Germany has dominated techno since the turn of the millennium, it's thanks in no small part to the enduring influence of one label: the legendary Cologne-based Kompakt Records. Launched in 1998, Kompakt artists would marry ambient electronica's abstract, hypnotic sound design with driving four-to ... More >>
Breathtaking views and super fresh seafood dishes are what to expect at La Mar by Gaston Acurio. The restaurant will open tonight at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Brickell Key. Diners can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor waterfront seating while nibbling on cebiche mixto or sipping on piscos at ... More >>
Located on a quiet street in Coral Gables, Francesco Restaurant is known for its pristine Peruvian dishes. It has outposts in two other countries: Peru and Argentina. And in Lima, it's an institution. If you want to try a beautiful dish, try Francesco's squid ink risotto with shrimp and aji amarill ... More >>
On the second Saturday night in August, Wynwood was a blur of booze and beats. Thousands had descended upon the district for the neighborhood's monthly Art Walk. Drinks in hand, they moved in mass from one gallery to the next. But the piece drawing the biggest buzz wasn't behind glass, or even insid ... More >>
Memorial weekend kicked off the start of summer, which for Miamians doesn't really mean all that much -- we practically have summer all year long. Still, there are some benefits to the season moving in, one of which is a spate of new menus to celebrate the hottest months of the year. Take MPP Brick ... More >>
Before opening Cecci, a small 36-seat eatery on Washington Avenue at 15th Street, Daniela and Octavio Salerno launched a pasta and pizza restaurant 30 minutes outside of Lima, in Chaclacayo. They also operate a traditional Peruvian restaurant in a yacht club on Peru's coast from January through Apri ... More >>
Miami's fledgling juice movement is spreading to downtown Miami with the opening of Ten Fruits, a juice bar that features exotic fruits, berries, nuts, and herbs and from South America. Ten Fruits, which opens today at 143 NE Thirrd Ave., will serve up fresh pressed extractions, house made frozen y ... More >>
At least once a year there is a new national cuisine that makes it ways into the larger global culinary scene. Some kind of drift in and quickly fizzle out. Others tend to make a larger impact on food culture for the long term. Peruvian cuisine had been kind of a big deal for a while now and it does ... More >>
Now going on its sixth year, Flying Circus has emerged as one of the foremost mid-week Winter Music Conference parties. Back in 2011, Luca Saporito of UK DJ-production duo Audiofly reminisced with Crossfade about the fateful day in 2008 when he teamed up with SAFE Miami to launch the party last-mi ... More >>
MPP Brickell opened on November 3 on the first floor of the Neo Vertika building on SW Seventh Street. The location, which was once occupied by the Mediterranean eatery, Andu, underwent some significant renovations. The space kept Andu's basic layout, but the decor is less futuristic and more class ... More >>
Jean Paul's House is a home. To be more precise, it's a 1930s coral-and-wood cottage located on the outskirts of Wynwood at the address formerly occupied by Out of the Blue Café. Jean Paul Desmaison, its namesake, is a chef. And a damn good one too, as he proved with his tenure as partner at La Cof ... More >>
"The Village" has to be one of the coolest spots to dine in downtown Miami. The minimall of restaurants is located across the street from the Miami Tower, and features courtyard dining at some very worthy eateries. Martini 28 is one. Thai Angel was another, but it is now out of business. The unworth ... More >>
DJ-producer Jay Haze is a force for good in the world. And it's not just because of his musical contributions. Sure, electronic dance music unites people. On the dancefloor, there is no race, no religion, no classes. We are all one. Blah blah blah. But let's face it, the EDM scene is ultimately abo ... More >>
Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>
As far as international EDM artists go, there's very little that Audiofly's Luca Saporito and Anthony Middleton haven't accomplished in their ten-year run. In fact, the London-based duo's accolades are pretty much any aspiring DJ-producer's wet dream. They own Supernature, one of the most hotly ... More >>
These dishes didn't come easy.This interview with Nobu Matsuhisa, as told to Maggie Overfelt for Fortune Small Business, just came to my attention. It was first published back in 2009, but is so interesting as to be worth repeating for the many who missed it first time around. We've become accustome ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersRotisserie chicken at Pardo's. As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
Canadian-born producer Mathew Jonson is one of the more virtuosic and boldly innovative figures of contemporary techno. Boasting a masterful and nuanced command of electronic studio production, early breakthrough tracks like "Decompression", released on Richie Hawtin's Minus label, earned Jonson ... More >>
A South Beach favorite goes north.
Sabor a Perú and Burritos Grill Café offer bargains on the city's main drag.
It's not Adriana Restaurant's service that brings in the crowds, but the food does the job.
A few weeks ago, I met Teófila Ochoa and Cirila Pulido for breakfast in Miami. The women had made their first trip from Peru to testify in a trial of Telmo Hurtado, a Peruvian army major who led a 1985 massacre near their village that killed nearly 70 innocents. The slaughter included Ochoa's mothe ... More >>
Strip mall magnate gets his own street in Sunny Isles Beach.
It’s not on the map, but Miami has its own secret Chinatown
That foie gras would sure taste good on someone else's dime
Salmon Salmon has spawned quite a following
One of Lima's top restaurants has secured a northern outpost in Miami
Let's say Tambo is a nice Japanese-Peruvian-Miamian work in progress