What's the difference between brunch and lunch? By definition, "brunch" is a breakfast/lunch combo. To us, the difference is that lunch is usually something we grab on the run to eat at our desk. Lunch "fuels" us. Brunch, however, is a more relaxed affair. On the weekends, we gather with friends ... More >>
The Magic City is home to countless restaurant imports, but Petit Miami is one of the few to arrive at our shores via Milan. Despite its French name, this month-old Sunset Harbour spot is actually an Italian bistro. With the exception of salmon teriyaki and seared tuna tartare with yuzu sauce, Pet ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
London, Paris, Milan ... Miami? According to research from Bundle.com, Miami is one of America's most fashion conscious cities. Which isn't to say that we dress well, just that we spend a lot of money on expensive designer clothes.As Dolly Parton once said, "It takes a lot of money to look this chea ... More >>
Jamie Jones and Lee Foss's Hot Creations label has spawned a major stylistic trend across the transatlantic tech-house scene, with many an imitator wielding their darkly sexed-up bass-heavy sound. And among Hot Creations' growing collective of elite producers is Milan-based duo Clockwor ... More >>
Dwyane Wade has spent a good chunk of his lockout time hobnobbing with the fashion elite. First he was spotted at the men's shows in Milan and Paris before introducing his own designer watch. Then he played model for VMan, and just last week, he was in New York for Fashion's Night Out, ... More >>
via TwitterWade outside the Versace fashion show. The Dallas Mavericks may have snatched another NBA championship away from Dwyane Wade, but they will never take away his reign as the league's leading style MVP. The fashion-forward guard is in Italy for Milan Fashion Week, taking in the men's sho ... More >>
Eismann goes from Pacific Time to Pizza ManOh where, oh where has Jonathan Eismann been? Before he recently shuttered three of his four restaurants -- including Pacific Time, we heard rumblings he was consulting with the Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove. But when we interviewed him, ... More >>
On the corner of 15th Street and Washington Avenue there's a lip-smacking new place to get your fast food fix on the beach. A big smiling monkey face beams down at you from the Kokopo sign, but once inside there is no monkey business. They pump out pizza, rolls and salads with a Mediterranean twi ... More >>
From a press release sent at 10:13:Casual and fine dining styles used to be mutually exclusive. That's changed with the opening of Il Grissino, the charming new 70-seat Italian restaurant at 127 Giralda Avenue, in Coral Gables . The restaurant features simple good cooking, using the freshest whol ... More >>
In the Venn diagram of modern electro, fidget and hip-house, Milan-based DJ duo Crookers resides in the overlap. The pairing of producers Phra and Bot, Crookers is often mentioned alongside the Bloody Beetroots, a similarly beat-saturated set of Italian DJs that rose to prominence through blog ... More >>
We're not sure what the editors of Vogue would think, but the Global Language Monitor has an interesting ranking of the world's top fashion hot spots. The Austin, Texas-based company used its Predictive Quantities Index to make the list, a measure that, according to GLM's website ... More >>
Sol Ruiz's Oultander is a 6-song disc I got in a cardboard sleeve from producer Bobby Macintyre of Studio 71.He says: "Sol is the songwriter and she plays acoustic guitar. I played drums, produced, engineered, and mixed it. Jesse Jackson plays some Dobro slide guitar, and some cuatro. Lorenzo Corti ... More >>
image via GarySeafood.comCold....so cold Patrick Bachelier sells fresh, high quality seafood and specialty products to some of the finest, quality minded chefs in South Florida, like Michelle Bernstein. He is the tri-county and Caribbean salesman for Gary's Seafood, an Orlando company that has been ... More >>
Ian WitlenWell, this certainly wins the award for most haunting image to ever peak out from the slide shows sidebar here on Riptide. The Agatha Ruiz De La Prada outfit looks as if Plumpy and Jolly from Candyland double-teamed Grace Jones in the '80s (something that, quite frankly, very wel ... More >>
via PR Newswire College Hill is basically BET's answer to the Real World, but with a lot less transsexuals and eye-liner wearing boys from Utah, and a lot more students from historically black universities. Seven students from throughout the country live together for a semester. In the first few sea ... More >>
Ivana Trump, ex-wife of the Donald, is ending her 7 month marriage to Italian reality show contestant Rossano Rubicondi, a man 24 years her junior. It was Ivana's fourth wedding. The two wed in a lavish West Palm Beach ceremony in April, but apparently Ivana wasn't a fan of the Sunshine State. Rubic ... More >>
We apologize for not bringing you your weekly dose of On the List last week, but we've got life to you know. But we're back, so you can get your panties out of a twist and relish in the fact that you won't be clueless as to what is going on this weekend. Is there plenty to do? Yes. Is most of it wo ... More >>
Milan it ain't, but this basic Italian joint is a downtown deal.
Youll want to take notes for this lesson.
Three major restaurant openings are pegged for the coming month. I am all too aware that reality rarely matches hype in the restaurant biz, but this trio truly appears to hold some promise. * On May 30th, the smartly re-designed Tides South Beach hotel will premiere its new dining establishment, LA ... More >>
They surf, skate, swat, and sprint
Shopping and strolling and munching on crêpe
F22 Studio fashion show pillaged at sea
Bruschetta & Co.
From the issue of June 21, 2001
Video Rewind: Lookin' Good!
The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.