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Marriott International Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    1500 Degrees: Paula DaSilva Leaves; Name Change Imminent

    1500 DegreesPaula DaSilva leaves 1500 Degrees.Ownership changes to the Eden Roc Hotel have affected 1500 Degrees restaurant. According to a manager, the hotel, which is now called Eden Roc Destination Hotels & Resorts, will retain its farm to table concept, but will undergo a name change -- and che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Here's the Trippy Hotel and Giant Convention Center Developers Want To Build Downtown

    For the next month, two teams will be fighting tooth and nail for the chance to lead a billion dollar renovation of Miami Beach's convention center. But the Beach may soon have some serious competition on its hands for convention traffic, if a just released plan from downtown developers comes to pas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Miami Club Rum Wins Best White Rum in the World at Liquor Competition; Get Some at Great Taste of the Grove

    Given Miami's well-deserved reputation as a boozy city, it's surprising we have so little on-site distillation of our own. But luckily, that's changing -- in part thanks to last year's launch of the now award-winning Miami Club Rum. The newbie brand just took home the gold medal for best white rum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Coral Gables Marriott Manager Raped, Molested Housekeeper, Suit Says

    Soon after a new housekeeper joined the Courtyard by Marriott in Coral Gables in 2009, the hotel's manager began personally assigning her schedule and monitoring her work. Before long, that unusual personal attention turned into unwanted sexual advances, demands for nude photos, and outright molesta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Ten Reasons Romney Is Too Wimpy an Eater To Be President

    Of course I'm not saying what a candidate eats should be the sole factor considered by voters when determining the next president of the United States. That would be crazy. Other things are important too -- like what he drinks, and economic policy and stuff.But character surely plays a role in our e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Top Five Restaurants For Outdoor Dining: Beyond Best of Miami 2011

    Sitting outdoors at Red Light won't cost you a fortune.​Last year, we bestowed our Best Restaurant for Outdoor Dining to Cecconi's Miami Beach for its lovely garden patio with retractable roof. And, of course, we like the food there too, a factor too often overlooked in "Best Outdoor Dining" compi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Marriott Reopens, New Best Place for Sunset Cocktails

    ​​Lesley ElliottThe new and improved Catch Grill Bar.​The Marriott on Biscayne Bay held a preview of its $31 million renovation last night. Although Catch (the on-site restaurant) has been open for several months, the 28-year-old hotel has finally completed renovation on the remainder of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Behind the Line: El Pimiento in Miami Lakes

    all photos - Jacob KatelChurros in the kitchen at El Pimiento in Miami Lakes.​El Pimiento in Miami Lakes is an owner-operated Spanish tapas restaurant. Mylo Gonzalez is the dude in charge, but don't call him chef -- he prefers culinary director. Mylo says, "I never went to culinary school. I'm not ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
  • News

    January 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    New Burger King Whopper Bar South Beach Holding Casting Auditions

    via Whopper Bar now hiring ad on CraigslistHahahaha. Doesn't that sign look like it says "Shave it your way?" ​​What is Whopper Bar? A high-falutin' fast food joint with an upscale interior, 22 topping choices for a Whopper-based menu, the fatter-patty casual dining upgrade burger, Whopperistas ... More >>

  • Film

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Benihana Teppanyaki Announces Renewal, Better Shrimp, Beef, Chicken and More Japan

    image via wwworks flickr​Ever been to Benihana Teppanyaki and bemoaned the "lack of Japan" in the place? The company is addressing your concerns on that point and others. Miami headquartered Benihana Inc., which operates 65 Benihana teppanyaki restaurants, 25 RA Sushi Bars, and 9 Haru sushi r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Benihana Teppanyaki Announces Renewal, Better Shrimp, Beef, Chicken and More Japan

    image via wwworks flickr​Ever been to Benihana Teppanyaki and bemoaned the "lack of Japan" in the place? The company is addressing your concerns on that point and others. Miami headquartered Benihana Inc., which operates 65 Benihana teppanyaki restaurants, 25 RA Sushi Bars, and 9 Haru sushi r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Norman's 180 Update: Blueprints and Van Aken's Moving Plans

    Twitpic.comArchitect Malcolm Berg with some pointers, via @normanvanakenBlueprints and drawings for Norman's 180, Norman Van Aken's forthcoming Coral Gables restaurant slated to open at 180 Aragon in the Colonnade Hotel in November, are now on his architect's website.  At first glance, the desi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Hell's Kitchen 5 - Chef Paula DaSilva Interview

    This season FOX's smash reality hit Hell's Kitchen 5 features 3 Florida Chef's, Paula DaSilva is one of them. Paula works as Chef De Cuisine at 3030 Ocean at the Marriot's Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. I spoke to her via telephone and here's what she had to say."I grew up in the business. I ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    Developer Tibor Hollo Helped Build Miami

    An epic condo bust can't burst his bubble.

  • Culture

    October 30, 2008

    Art Basel or Bust

    The unholy dollar just might kill the nation's top art fair.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008

    Dine Out Lauderdale & Flavor Palm Beach

    Cash Cow: Bargain Menus Are Moooving Your Way Getting our dining fixe at a reasonable prix has never been easier than it will be this fall, when Flavor Palm Beach rolls out the roster of Palm Beach County restaurants serving three-course dinners for $30, and three-course lunches for $20, for the mo ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    John Timoney, Americas Worst Cop

    He has spent 138 days on the road in just a few years on the job. Whos minding the Miami Police Department?

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Big-Girl Sunday

    Mo'Nique's casting call became a must-see event

  • Dining

    April 7, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 12, 2002
  • Dining

    August 22, 2002

    South Beach North

    On the South Beach of the Carolinas -- Southern charm, water views, no alcohol ...

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The XXXstasy Biz

    Porn in Miami Beach is just another franchise operation

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Sylvia's Story

    Overtown is a state of mind

  • Culture

    June 14, 2001

    Hope Sinks

    Between optimism and despair, there's comic (and author) Richard Lewis

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Mullin

    The Marlins Had a Party and You Weren't Invited

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    A Skid Row Sleepover

    Wherein our intrepid writer attempts to pierce the veil of sleaze on Miami's main street

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Con Kid

    Jimmy Sabatino, self-described child of the Mafia, displayed a prodigious talent for confidence games even as a teenager. If he hadn't threatened to kill President Clinton, he'd probably be scamming today.

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Grand illusions

    When a gutsy group of homegrown entrepreneurs tried to turn around the black Grove, they failed miserably

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    The Last Temptation of George Petrie

    He was supposed to turn up dead. His friend, attorney Robert Roth, was supposed to wrap up his affairs. Now they've ended up mortal enemies.

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    Rabbi with a Cause

    For Loring Frank, South Florida's freewheeling rabbi of the people, Judaism is all about inclusion

  • Dining

    February 20, 1997
  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Crime & Nourishment

    In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Cadillac Combat

    One day he was the hottest salesman in town. THe next day he was in jail. Strange things can happen when you're engaged in [then the hed ran]

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Odor in the Court

    By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?

  • News

    April 13, 1994

    Sex & Cars & Rock & Roll

    I entered the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll Bowl on a whim. How'd I do? Just call me Johnny Ca$h.

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