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    October 22, 2013

    Semilla Eatery & Bar: Buffalo Chicken Potstickers, Ice-Cream Sliders

    After being seated at the U-shaped bar that takes up most of Semilla Eatery & Bar, a dining companion asked the big question: "Just what the hell is a gastropub, anyway?" According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a gastropub is a "pub, bar, or tavern that offers meals of high quality." By the ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013

    Irregardless Is a Real Word, Bro

    Bro, remember when Shit Miami Girls Say came out and Non-Miamians were super making fun of the way Miamians freaking talk, bro? That shit was super annoying bro. Especially the part when one of the girls says, "irregardless, I don't care." All the English language snobs were talking shit about Miami ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Rick Scott on Florida's Election Debacle: "The Right Thing Happened"

    Facing criticism that his voter reforms and refusal to extend early voting hours lead to Florida's election debacle on Tuesday, Rick Scott told a radio station today, "Well, I'm very comfortable that the right thing happened."Hmm, let's just check the definitions of "right" from Merriam-Webster.

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    August 1, 2012

    The Five Most Ridiculous "Artisan" Foods

    See also "Artisan Food: If It's Made for the Masses, Can It Be Called Artisan?"Artisan is the new organic -- the of-the-minute foodie terminology that means next to nothing as far as the actual food is concerned. After all, there's nothing to stop your average corporate suit from slapping the term a ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Scottie Pippen Did File For Bankruptcy, But It's A Different Scottie Pippen

    ​Part-time South Florida resident Scottie Pippen has filed suit today against several news outlets and websites which have reported that he's bankrupt. He's seeking at least $1 million from each outlet. Filing a loud lawsuit isn't exactly the best way to downplay rumors that you're having mo ... More >>

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    September 5, 2011

    Southern Cocktail With a Twist: Lemongrass Mint Julep

    Photo by Anais AlexandreA cocktail to cure any ailment.​According to Merriam-Webster, a julep is a nectarous syrup, sometimes mixed with alcohol or medicine. (And who wouldn't be cured by that?)You have to admit there is a certain romantic appeal to pre-prohibition cocktails. A mint julep, the Ken ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010
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    October 22, 2009

    Album Review: Sarah Jacob, Damask

    ​Sarah JacobDamask(Reppertoire) According to the Merriam-Webster, Damask is a firm lustrous fabric make with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms. After listening through Miami's own Sarah Jacob's Damask, I can say the title is fitting. It's filled with flat pat ... More >>

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    October 18, 2008
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    April 20, 2006

    SAT Words

    Discussing Bloc Party's anthemic dance rock, you gotta get deep