Five years ago, the only athletic activity on Virginia Key was getting buzzed at Jimbo's and bowling bocci balls with the beach bums. Ever since the island's 82-acre park reopened in 2008, however, Miami cyclists have turned the mounds of dredge detritus into a mountain biker's Mecca. Miles of trail ... More >>
Whether you have a jam-packed weekend full of errands or you're sitting like a bump on a log and looking for something to do, Miami's got your back. Do yourself a favor: Put down that to-do list. Stop twiddling your thumbs. You don't live in this city for nothing. The 305 has five incredible foo ... More >>
Authentically EATalian Restaurants Weekend takes place this weekend -- Friday, April 26, through Sunday, April 28 -- and features 12 popular Miami restaurants. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce wants to introduce Americans to the true Mediterranean diet, considered by experts to be one of the m ... More >>
Because there are as many traditional Italian desserts as there are towns in Italy, Miami New Times has begrudgingly taken it upon itself to round up the top ten Italian desserts in Miami (yes, that's sarcasm, folks), because sometimes the best (and most affordable) way to get an authentic taste of ... More >>
Sometimes you just want a big bowl of pasta, preferably the kind with cream or butter in the sauce along with some form of pig meat. You don't like sitting by the pool or beach all that much, anyway. In an image and health-obsessed world, rich pasta seems to have gone out of fashion. Backers of Ita ... More >>
In its 35th year, Art Deco Weekend kicks off today, January 13, at noon and then continues until 11pm January 15. It will highlight the second annual ADW Fashion Show and music performances. In addition, it will feature the annual Art Deco Weekend Parade, a classic car show, a lecture ... More >>
Lesley ElliottThe rigatoni with radicchio in a "4-formaggi" sauce at Joey's in Wynwood.Last week, we told you what Italian spots are worth the splurge, but today's round up is the list we really love -- outstanding cuisine at a more reasonable price. Our winner for the absolute Best Inexpensive ... More >>
Richard Hales Sakaya Kitchen's Bulgogi Burger gets ready for a close-up.America's Best Bites, the new Tribune Broadcasting food and travel show, has been caught filming segments of their show all around Miami. The crew has been around town filming at Michael's Genuine Food and Drink, The ... More >>
In our Best Of Miami 2011 issue, Best Downtown Restaurant was declared to be Sparky's Roadside Barbecue. We love everything about Sparky's, from the pulled pork sandwich to the smoky, spice-rubbed brisket to the homemade pecan pie. But in recent years, downtown Miami has fairly exploded with interes ... More >>
wikimedia commonsSure, we know this ain't New York, and the gooey, crispy pizza you get at the Original Ray's -- which one is original, anyway?? -- can be hard to come by. But we still need a fix every now and then and there are some solid surrogates. Here are are a few that rank high on our list ... More >>
Marina Grinchenko, hostess at the Palace Bar & RestaurantIf you walk along Ocean Drive, you'll quickly notice that many of the voices inviting you to dine at its eateries have Eastern European accents. The Ocean Drive restaurant scene is full of workers from Russia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Eston ... More >>
Paula NiñoChef Nicola Carro's rigatoni with eggplant, basil and aged ricotta was voted the best dish of the evening in last night's Italian Cooking Show - a cooking/demo of dishes showcasing the regional cuisine of Italy organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce. Carro of Quattro Gastr ... More >>
Jacob KatelTwo days from now yesterday will be tomorrow. Think about it. Time is just a matter of perspective. Here's what you might have missed this week.Lobsternomics 101 explores the bottom line on bottom dwellers in Miami, Cuba, and the world.What's Rush Limbaugh's diet got to do with Bill Cl ... More >>
Jackie SayetSidewalk caffeWhat is it with downtown Miami and old world-style Italian restaurants? And good ones, at that? We think these diamonds in the rough may be a sign of good things to come for this metropolitan center, as long as all the businesses in the area don't go bust bef ... More >>
Jackie SayetEven the garnish is a star at EOSWe've come to expect high quality ingredients and technique in fine dining kitchens around town, so why shouldn't the same principle be applied behind the bar? It is now thanks to a new focus on natural spirits, supporting mixers and special touches ... More >>
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