All photos by Laine DossEVOS features hormone-free and organic food that even your kids will like.On a recent hunger-filled and cranky drive to Pinecrest for a day of shopping, we passed EVOS' little green storefront on U.S. 1 and gave it a try. EVOS is clean, with cute Lichtensteinesque posters ... More >>
Does 1500 Degrees deliver on its Miami Spice menu?Miami Spice 2011 begins in five days. Each year, we like to take a look at the menus being offered and share our take on them. Some restaurants, as most already know, embrace this annual $35, three-course promotion with more enthusiasm than others ... More >>
Lesley Elliott"Here piggie, piggie..."Head cheese is one of those things the French come up with that takes whatever everyone else in the world is doing (bologna for example), and elevates it to a completely different level. Fromage de tête is officially classified as a terrine, but we prefer to ... More >>
Lesley ElliottMorgan's in Midtown.Yelp Eats 2011 is officially on this week, with participating restaurants offering 50 percent off a special selection of menu items through Sunday. Build your own prix fixe dinner from an assortment of starters, entrées, and desserts; just ask for the "Yelp menu ... More >>
Purple People Eatery is one of our picks for best food truck runner up.On Thursday, Miami New Times Best of Miami edition "The Rising" will be released upon the world. There can only be one winner per category, but there are so many yummy food trucks out there, we decided to share some of our ... More >>
Aran S. Graham Hot dog at Dogma GrillNext Thursday, New Times will publishes the Best of Miami edition. "The Rising" is almost upon us, and the balloting has officially closed. So if you didn't get a chance to vote for your favorites in our Readers' Poll, sorry, please try again next year.Any ... More >>
Michael McElroyThe name supposedly comes from the Earl of Sandwich, and we are supposed to believe that whenever someone in his court wanted meat between two pieces of bread, they would say "I'll have what Sandwich is having." That seems a bit far-fetched, no?Anyway, here are five fine sandwic ... More >>
Metro Deli Express Metro Deli Express challenges you to eat The Dagwood.Since 1942, the Metro Deli has served overstuffed pastrami, corned beef and turkey on old fashioned Jewish rye bread to thousands of loyal customers looking for a taste of real New York-style deli. The bad news is that ... More >>
Chef Peter Vauthy: Class is now in session.Peruse the menu at any fine restaurant in Miami and you're sure to find a lot of bragging about the pedigrees of the various ingredients of the dish you're about to eat. With phrases like Prime, USDA Certified Angus, wild-caught, sometimes you're n ... More >>
The McDonald's Angus Burger -- the "best" of the "worst."In honor of National Burger Month, Short Order featured some great burgers in Miami, but, thus far, has totally ignored the way most people get their burger -- at the drive thru. Yes, there are wonderful places to enjoy a quality bur ... More >>
Lesley Elliott The juicy burger at Burger & Beer Joint. While the origins of "National Burger Month" are difficult to trace, the popularity of hamburgers goes back to the early 20th century. When factory workers needed a quick meal that fit in one hand (for productivity? Those early in ... More >>
Serious culinary students learn about tournedos Rossini the way aspiring rock 'n' rollers pick up the licks to "Johnny B. Goode." It's a classic. On the other hand, you see tournedos Rossini on contemporary menus about as often as you hear the Chuck Berry tune on contemporary radio. But ... More >>
John Zur Halibut.On a recent Saturday night, we visited South Beach's Red, the Steakhouse and were delighted that Chef Peter Vauthy would amicably send some plates our way to taste. The entrees consisted of the du jour item, halibut, and the 8-oz. filet mignon. The SurfAs our knowledgeable ... More >>
Mia GuerraExecutive Chef Alejandro PiñeroSustain, in Midtown Miami, opens its doors to the public this Saturday, December 18. The concept of the restaurant is: sustainable, seasonal, and simple. The focus on sustainability is supposed to encompass both the food and the physical space.Executive C ... More >>
Photo by Mia NunezChef Marco FerraroAhead of the heavily anticipated November grand opening, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar is creating much buzz around Miami. Executive Chef Marco Ferraro, the culinary artist behind Miami Beach restaurant Wish, gave the New Times a one-on-one sneak peek.Described as ... More >>
Lee KleinSugarcane's El Topo is not on the Spice menuToday brings the last installment of our Deal/No Deal series; a few dozen restaurants still haven't linked menus with the Miami Spice website. In parts one, two (Asian), three (steakhouses), four (hotels), five (Coral Gables), six (Coconut Grov ... More >>
Jacob KatelSTK steak -- but no steaks are on STK's Miami Spice menuIn parts one and two of this series, we introduced our mission statement so to speak: To separate those Miami Spice deals that are worth taking advantage of, and those that are not. We decide between the two by asking: Should a $5 ... More >>
Lee KleinOy, stop with the pickle nonsense already!Let's say the Democratic Party is a corned beef sandwich, and the Republican Party is a pastrami sandwich (if you're a Democrat who prefers pastrami, or a Republican who prefers corned beef, feel free to switch around the meat metaphor). And let' ... More >>
Baseball strip steak, potatoes not included.The fall 2009 Allen Brothers catalogue has just been released. For those not familiar with the mail-order meat company, Allen Brothers has been America's leading source of USDA Prime beef since 1893. The company has also been one of the main sponsors of th ... More >>
Two sandwich shops. One is tops, the other flops.
via brandi666's flickr95 SouthWhat do you get when you cross kosher meats, non dairy cheese, and the largest buyer of Florida tomatoes in the world? Kosher Subway, that's what.According to the Jewish Tribune, Ghazi Faddoul, a Lebanese Christian, opened the first kosher Subway in Cleveland in 2006 ... More >>
Last week, Mario Batali unveiled a new recipe at an event to benefit his equally new charity, The Mario Batali Foundation.The recipe was for machaca, which comes from the Mexican word machacado -- 'pounded' or 'crushed'. The preparation originated with the ranchers and cowboys of northern Mexico, wh ... More >>
SoBe's Betsy Hotel houses a winner.
image via thebittenword.com's flickrLeave it to the nofunsters at the FDA to take a beautiful concept like BBQ, the most perfect cooking method in in the history of civilization, and ruin it with their salmonella this, and cleanliness that.What they think is so hard about doing it right, I jus ... More >>
Pan sauteed diver scallops with braised short ribsThis weeks recipe comes from one of Miami's elite chefs, Pascal Oudin of Pascal's On Ponce. Oudin has trained under Ducasse, Vergé, and Jean-Louis Palladin, who mentored the young Frenchman when he first came to the States in 1982. After a lengthy s ... More >>
A few epicurean ways to tell that special lady you love her.
via basyke's flickr some random picture I found on the internet on a "mother's day" image searchThis post is dedicated to the time I got arrested on Mother's Day when I was 15. Do not -- I repeat -- do not, get high with your friends on the roof of a parking garage in Coral Gables and throw r ... More >>
A new 'cue joint in North Miami is a winner.