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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    December 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Goodbye 2013, hello 2014. If you're reading this, you've made it through yet another New Year's eve and are probably enjoying a nice cleansing juice after a five mile run (let's see how long this healthy resolution will last). In this past year, we've said hello to some great new restaurants like ... More >>

  • Film

    November 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Eat and Drink in Miami

    Hell yeah, it's Friday. That means it's time to eat, get hammered, and then eat again. But before you start all the revelry, let's go over the proper linguistics of Miami food and booze. Una hartura: A state of gluttony spawned by consuming excess edibles. Symptoms include paunch, immobility, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    August 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Though August is probably the most uncomfortable and lethargic of all times in our fair city, we manage to survive, bolstered by frequent trips to the beach and fortified by Miami Spice meals. Though few restaurants opened and closed, they were memorable. Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop, which was closed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Cluck Miami: Fried Chicken, Champagne, and a 25 Percent Discount

    Got any plans for the evening of Friday, September 27? Let's hope not. Cluck Miami will kick off its first annual chicken-and-champagne event that night. Along with a slew of chefs from greater Miami, the proceeds from Cluck will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida, which work ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013
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    May 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Miami's Five Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Memorial Day Edition

    It's Memorial Day weekend. The "Official Unofficial" start of the summer. Which, in Miami, doesn't mean all that much since most of our days are filled with beach outings (try surfboarding in Minneapolis in January -- it's not working so well)! But still, we have a three day weekend to look forward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Truck and Many More on Midtown Tracks for SoBeWFF

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. By the time 2012 was upon us, more than 100 food trucks were rolling around Greater Miami. It seemed only natural some of them should feed the gastrophilic masses of the Sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Miami Chinese New Year: Champagne, Lion Dances and Kokohana Cocktails

    2013 has been around for 23 days and counting, so those memories of champagne toasts, sparklers and epic hangovers may feel like forever ago. But the Year of the Snake is about to arrive, so the celebrations are about to begin, again. Come February, some of Miami's finest Asian establishments are o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    New Year's Day 2013: A Miami Brunch Guide

    January 1st: the only day of the year when the government sanctions our hangovers with paid time off. After overindulging in bottles of cheap champagne and a river of Red Bull vodkas, there's nothing better than an oversized midday meal to soothe your aching head and rumbling tummy. And if your cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Kevin Cory of Naoe Talks Jet Setters, Locals and Moving From Sunny Isles Into Brickell Key

    If you weren't looking for Naoe, you probably wouldn't notice the Japanese restaurant on the side of Brickell Key drive -- the manicured, handsome block on the isle of Brickell Key. There's no sign for the small spot, and it's setting seems rather mismatched among its neighbors: a market place, real ... More >>

  • Film

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Philanthrofest: Hey, There's Poop in My Tea

    When I first came across the plastic water bottles filled with a light hazy brown liquid labeled "Worm Tea," at this past Saturday's PhilanthroFest in Midtown, I thought it was a new line of organic tea with a quirky invertebrate name -- for human consumption.Seconds later, I asked the vendor from F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Azul: Huff Out, New Menu Items In

    Rumors have been swirling regarding the future of Azul at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel after it was made known that executive chef Joel Huff left, almost exactly a year after he started his duties at the posh and gorgeous restaurant.Eater Miami reported that a source revealed a celebrity chef was che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Miami's Most Extravagant Valentine's Day Experiences

    ​They say money can't buy love. But "they" are obviously not from Miami, the "filthy rich old men driving around with 22-year-old wannabe supermodels sitting in the passenger seats of their red Ferraris" capital of the world. Let's put the anti-Hallmark bullshit aside and be frank: Valentine's Day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Dining in the Dark: A Preview of Tonight's Kinky Chinese New Year Dinner

    ​Who wants dinner with an undeniable kink factor? We do! You can come too -- we like things extra-kinky. Tonight's repast is sold out, but tomorrow evening, give Dining in the Dark with chef Adrianne Calvo a shot.Calvo, whose episode of Food Network's Chopped aired October 25, is hosting a blindfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Om Nom Nom Cookies Bring Vegan Deliciousness from Miami to Miami

    ​Delicious vegan cookies, you say Impossible! Well, was impossible. Now that Miami has Om Nom Nom cookies, no one will be able to question the ability of a vegan treat to shine. First spotted by Short Order at Panther Coffee, these desserts may be lacking animal products, but they lose nothin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    A Miami Chef Timeline (1986-2008)

    Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Clay Conley to Leave Azul

    Conley looks happy to leave Azul.​EaterMiami reports Clay Conley will leave the Mandarin Oriental Hotel's Azul at the end of September. Conley replaced Michelle Bernstein as the hotel restaurant's executive chef five and a half years ago. Conley will open a restaurant in Palm Beach. Azul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    LeBron Books W South Beach for Party, Says Tabloid

    ​The surest way to know that the LeBron James sweepstakes has gone way past sports interest into a full-blown pop culture phenomenon: Us Weekly, which usually writes about the state of Brangelina, is claiming an exclusive. The tabloid claims James has rented out six cabanas at the W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Jude Law Finally Meets His Love Child in Lawyered-Up Miami Meeting

    ​We're going to be shamelessly celebrity-gossipy here for a second if that's all right with you. We'll get back to dissecting whatever it is Marco Rubio has gone and done or whatnot in a second. But first, can we talk about Jude Law's very important love-child summit?So the once-verging-on-A-list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Behind the Line: La Marea at the Tides South Beach

    Jacob KatelLa Marea's executive chef, Gonzalo Rivera, in the kitchen.​Chef Gonzalo Rivera says Miami is on its way to becoming a real food city. The well-traveled Michael Mina protégé from Northern Cali says, "Homestead is the new California."Rivera is from Chico, "about an hour north of Sacrame ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2008

    Chez Che

    Soderbergh brings his Guevara epic to Miami; angry hysteria ensues.

  • News

    November 13, 2008

    Italian Architect Hawks Pricey Rotating Condos

    Does David Fisher know there's a recession here?

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007
  • News

    November 1, 2007

    Laurels for Hardy

    Former Carnival Center CEO is looking for a new job

  • Culture

    November 1, 2007

    Easy Does It

    Walter Mosley holds forth on identity, literary segregation, and black heroes

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Milkamania

    She's fast, she's smart, and she's headed for Indy

  • Dining

    April 6, 2006

    Inside Edition

    Behind the line at Miami’s hottest new restaurant

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Never, or Then?

    The chief cuts loose, Michys opens, Carmel Ophir and La Gata rock on

  • Calendar

    December 22, 2005
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    March 17, 2005
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    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let It Burn

    At this year's MTV VMAs, Usher is a major constellation in a universe far removed from ours

  • Finest Foods

    May 13, 2004

    Personal Best

    Kevin Cory

  • Dining

    November 20, 2003

    Side Dish

    Ceviche masters and the return of Johnny V

  • Dining

    October 16, 2003

    Side Dish

    Carmen the dynamo and the Eager Latina

  • Dining

    July 24, 2003

    Share Our Cents

    Making nice in Miami can mean chowing down for the hungry

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2002
  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Hooked on Death

    When clueless tourist meets shameless skipper, it's a good bet there'll be blood on the docks

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Dance Manifesto

    Paul van Dyk calls on DJs of the world to unite

  • Dining

    December 20, 2001

    Dining from A to Zagat

    The man behind the famous food guide eats up Miami

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Colombian Elvis

    What rock and roll owes the blues, Carlos Vives owes vallenato

  • Dining

    July 5, 2001

    A Rumi Rumination

    Rumors of its debut have been greatly exaggerated

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Shake

    Spanish things

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000

    Side Dish

    South Beach, hot and cold

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000
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