Chef Klime Kovaceski and wife Anita are opening Crust, a pizza restaurant. The restaurant, located at 668 NW Fifth St., marks an addition to the burgeoning Middle River dining scene that includes Seasalt & Pepper and Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill. The restaurant is a collaborative effort for the ... More >>
At a boxy wine shop in Hallandale Beach called Mas Vino, you can buy bottles that are interesting and affordable. Store manager Charles Ferrin marks his favorites with bright labels, denoting wines that are both great tasting and great deals. Ferrin is one of those cerebral wine guys, the kind who ... More >>
Cities don't get much uglier or more depressing than Kingston. That was probably my first thought as we got off of the public bus we'd taken from the airport and stepped smack dab in the middle of an anarchic downtown scene. "We" consists of my wife and I and our five Macedonian guests: Lidija; h ... More >>
Klime Kovaceski is from Macedonia, not Miami, but during his years as owner of Crystal Cafe (which was on 41st Street in Miami Beach), the personable chef was adopted as a native son by a large and fiercely loyal local clientele. These former patrons will knowingly smile when they hear that Crystal' ... More >>
Big Fish's catch of the day.
Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.
Friends in Skopje, Macedonia, and in nearby Dracevo, are like family to my wife and I; we’ve been here quite a few times over the years. So many people invite us to their homes for dinner that it becomes a rare occasion to eat in restaurants. We did dine at some, which I’ll get to tomorrow, but ... More >>
Lee Klein We stayed on a houseboat a bit outside the city, rode rented bicycles all over the place, and enjoyed Belgrade immensely -- but truth be told, this particular leg of the journey wasn’t culinarily oriented. Generally our lunches were crafted from goods we’d buy at the market (pictured ... More >>
Christabelle's Quarter serves up the Very Big Easy in the Grove
Food talks, good food shouts, and great food whispers
Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet
Dancer Harish Kumar crosses over in cross-dress
Salads of Macedonia
June 3 - 9, 1999
If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center
Miami city manager Cesar Odio loves to hand out taxpayer money to his friends. It's not under the table, but it is under the radar.