Filmmaker Steve PetersonWhen he was a kid, Steve Peterson had a
cameo role alongside Don Johnson in an episode of Miami Vice,
the epic fictional crime series that captured the city's heady
cocaine-fueled era during the 1980s. As a teen, he interned at the
Miami Herald where he met great reporters ... More >>
Lee KleinShing Wang Banh MiBread has been paired with meat and plants since roughly the end of the Stone Age. It is said that the ancient Jewish sage Hillel the Elder relished eating a Passover sandwich of Pashcal lamb and bitter herb between two pieces of matzoh. He lived to be 120 (which says s ... More >>
Photo by S. PajotOld Interview pages pasted up in PAX's restroom stalls.After a quick trip to El Gato Tuerto and a few games of pool at El Primer Molino Rojo, you're headed for this new music joint called Performing Arts Exchange, or PAX. You've got the street address. You've Google-mapped it. A ... More >>
In a highly unusual move, three officials from Cuba could take the stand as early as today in the trial of Luis Posada Carrilles, the Miami freedom fighter or terrorist, depending on which side of the Florida straits you live.
The officials are expected to testify in federal court in West Te ... More >>
The ground floor of the Miami River's trendy Neo Lofts is not where you would expect to find a traditional Spanish restaurant. But just when you are about to give up on this city, Miami pulls through with a low-key, genuine eatery. The recently opened Jamon Jamon Jamon is no Design District take ... More >>
Can you smell what the rats are cooking, or do you just eat it without knowing? Here are 5 local restaurants nailed by the Florida DBPR with emergency closures. These verdicts halt a restaurant's operations until violations are corrected. They include bad news for judges, cops, lawyers, and regul ... More >>
Eight cops are lined up like a troop of soldiers on a gum-stained sidewalk across from Club Space. Wanda Mendez, a City of Miami Police officer with perfect posture and short brown hair, hollers assignments over the thump of car stereos. "We're all gonna back each other up!" she says. "Our c ... More >>
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Obama in New Orleans
John Tanasychuk over at the Sun Sentinel's food blog, Sup, reports that Barack and Michelle ate at Blue Hill in NYC last Saturday for their date night.
Blue Hill is sposed to be some kind of local this, organic that, type of place, so Tanasychu ... More >>
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.