You don't have to be an EDM junkie to know that Ultra Music Festival brings some of the best DJs on the planet to the Magic City every year. (Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, David Guetta sound familiar?) But one thing that's got us beyond ecstatic about this year's fest is its killer live-act lineup. Sure, t ... More >>
A fresh, new year is upon us. Time to make resolutions and plans. It's also a good time to anticipate new restaurants about to open in Miami. And there are a bunch of them. From food trucks continuing to go brick-and-mortar like Latin Burger & Taco, to celebrity chefs staking their claim under our s ... More >>
Fashion maven Roberto Cavalli is best known for his exotic prints and curve-hugging jeans, but the Florentine designer is also a restaurateur with restaurant/clubs in Milan and Dubai. Both locations offer glittering, Studio 54-esque experiences, Italian cuisine, and celebrity appearances by the like ... More >>
Around the same time Mason jars became hip, home cooking became a competitive sport. Foodists no longer impress friends with homespun gifts: sourdough bread, strawberry jam, pies filled with Granny Smith apples, rainbows, and tears. Now, cooks must master duck prosciutto, pickled ramps, and ricotta. ... More >>
At Pirolo's Panino pop-up at Macchialina, you can pick from sandwiches that are conventional or playful. Order the Jive Turkey sandwich. Get house-roasted turkey breast, tomato, and Dijonaise thronged by thick bread, which is toasted and smothered in butter. Although the menu listed lettuce as an in ... More >>
After just a few months of business, Gelato-Go is already beginning to turn up on local radars. It's a gelateria. So what? Miami has tons of them. "But none of these serve good gelato," argues partner Alessandro Alvino, who knows a thing or two about gelato having grown up in Milan. Unlike oth ... More >>
In the effort to marry food and fashion, Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village will be flying in sommeliers and designers and pairing them with chef Marco Stabile for Wine & Fashion Florence Week October 8 through 12. The organizers of the five-day event have hopes that it can be as popular a ... 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 >>
Peace out, April. It was a relatively wack-ass month. Aside from a few days of killer weather, April brought nothing. The Marlins are dead last in the National League East, struggling to bounce back from an embarrassing record and a managerial black eye. On the bright side, however, the Panthers a ... More >>
Ni.Do. Mozzarella Bar opened quietly in MiMo last month -- no press release, no big party. It's just a quiet little café buried in one of the area's gentrified strip malls, where the place happens to make its own mozzarella. It's a pretty space, offering a comfortable spot to rest for a few hours o ... More >>
Admittedly, we were nervous about Jacuzzi Boys' upcoming European tour. But we quickly changed our tone when Hardly Art assured us it'd be a land-based trek. Phew, what a relief. European tours can be a real bummer. Shitty guides recklessly leading you into dangerously shallow waters, shoddy sa ... More >>
When Soho Beach House decided to open a Cecconi's concept there a year ago, one could hear a collective sigh across the 305. "Another Italian restaurant?" we asked. "Why?" After all, our city has more than its fair share of spaghetti slingers and pizza pirates.But then we heard the executive chef ... More >>
MySpace.comOur tuxedo T-shirts were in the washTo prevent confusion in our readership, Alesana is not some drop-dead gorgeous model hailing out of Milan. Nope. In actuality, Alesana is six somewhat-OK-looking guys from North Carolina who do the post-hardcore thing with some gusto and panache. Tak ... More >>
Jane's AddictionA Cabinet of Curiositieswww.janesaddiction.comJane's Addiction is of those bands that, although its members don't especially like each other anymore, wields an influence simply too great to allow the band to stay broken up. The game-changing L.A. quartet that treated alternative rock ... More >>
Maybe it was a natural let-down after thoroughly dominating the 12th ranked Florida Gators over the weekend. Perhaps it was the fact that Qdoba provided the pre-game meal, which can't possibly be good per-game chow. Or maybe URI pitcher Eric Smith is just that great. Whatever the reason, the Rh ... More >>
The world's biggest art fair has left town, but at local museums, great art is here to stay.
Hailing all the way from Milan, Bot and Phra, who together make up the DJ duo Crookers, prove that globalization, at least when it comes to music, isn't such a bad thing. Arguably, its been the Internet that has given them the power to become more popular than they are in their own home country. At ... More >>
Savor the South Philly flavor of Cheez Whiz.
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