• Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Klime and Anita Kovaceski to Open Pizza Restaurant, Crust

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Five Great Wines Under $20 at Mas Vino

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Jamaican Me Hungry, Part I: Kingston Blues

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Miami Lobster & Shrimp Cakes Cop Carolina Accolade

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009

    Head Spins: Claudio Holze

    Big Fish's catch of the day.

  • News

    February 5, 2009

    Armed Again

    Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    A Feast Through Eastern Europe, Part 3

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    A Feast Through Eastern Europe, Part 2: Belgrade

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008
  • Dining

    July 19, 2007

    Gumbo Limbo

    Christabelle's Quarter serves up the Very Big Easy in the Grove

  • Dining

    September 28, 2006

    Pure and Demure

    Food talks, good food shouts, and great food whispers

  • Shops and Wares

    May 15, 2003

    Klime Kovaceski

    Personal Best

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Live from Havana, It's Mesa Redonda!

    Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    The Flying Game

    Dancer Harish Kumar crosses over in cross-dress

  • Dining

    October 25, 2001

    Lunch During Wartime

    Salads of Macedonia

  • Calendar

    June 3, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 3 - 9, 1999

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Unsafe Harbor

    If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Petty Cash

    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.

  • Film

    March 7, 1996
  • Film

    March 9, 1995
  • Film

    March 9, 1995
  • Dining

    March 3, 1993