"Let them eat cake." These immortal words supposedly spoken by Marie Antoinette still live on today, but now we can take them literally. On July 14, 1789, inspired by the American revolution, the French people finally rose up against King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, stormed the Bastille, and k ... More >>
Ladurée's famous macarons have landed in Miami Beach. The luxury French pastry shop has opened its third U.S. location (there are two in New York City) on Lincoln Road. To fête the occasion and pay homage to South Beach's roots, the brand has designed a limited-edition, Art Deco-style macaron box ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at bestof.voiceplaces.com.There is no doubt at all that Miami is an in-your-face, ... More >>
Today the voters of New Hampshire will trudge through miserable weather and vote for their preferred Republican candidate in the presidential primary. You are probably familiar with all of the folks running by now: Newty, Mittens, Sneezy, Grumpy, etc. If they look a bit pale and green around t ... More >>
David SamayoaPassion fruit sorbet with pistachio macaronL'Atelier Gourmet opened in Pinecrest (9563 S. Dixie Highway) in August. It's hidden toward the back of a cavernous strip mall, but it's worth a stop if you're in the area. I first noticed their treats at the Pinecrest Gardens Green Market, ... More >>
Lee KleinOrbs in a row.On August 1, the makers of Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur unveiled its first-ever line extension via the new Chambord Flavored Vodka. Chambord Liqueur blends black raspberries with black currant, Madagascar vanilla, and cognac. Chambord Flavored Vodka features premium Fre ... More >>
Political prisoner: Tamara SkyMark your calendars, kids. Saturday is a national holiday. Why? It's the day that this earth was blessed with the lovely Tamara Sky.We plan to celebrate this momentous occasion by stopping by Saturday's Arcade party at White Room, where Alanta's Sloppy Seconds will o ... More >>
A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Jackie SayetMarie Antoinette's gaze beholds the dining room. Behold, Villaroel's muse?The question is not, is three Michelin star restaurant-experienced Chef Elida Villaroel ready for Coral Gables, but rather, is Coral Gables ready for her?Pensive and profound, yet uncomplicated. Calculate ... More >>
Charwei TsaiCover art meets the culinary artsYou won't find a food stylist in the credits for this cookbook. But there is eye candy, of a different kind.In Lovely Daze Special Edition Book: ROSE, pastry chef Angela Garcia explores the ingredient rose in dessert recipes paired with drawings and ... More >>
Until Sunday, that is.
Photo by Jonas Grabarnick/The Opium GroupSomeone whispered "Common's around the corner" into my ear and disappeared into the winsome mob at Louis. I had been so thrown off by the sensation of an 18th century soldier sweeping party debris across my feet, I hadn't even realized that I had wandered int ... More >>
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What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a