Can it be here already? Christmas is just around the esquina. As of today, Miami has 5 days to scrounge up plans, coordinate with the relatives, designate dishes, and have an overall panic attack realizing CHRISTMAS IS LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY. Not to worry, though. Short Order has Miami's restaurant ... More >>
Let's face the facts: This is the last weekend to cram everything in before some of us go into "Basel Hibernation" and before some of us turn into Basel Butterflies. Miami's art scene is already beginning to burst at the lady seams all over the Wynwood, Design District and South Beach parts of tow ... More >>
Tucked inside what appears to be a small home along Coral Way near 17th Avenue, Casabe 305 Bistro looks like somebody ripped a cottage out of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard, gave it a three week juice cleanse in San Francisco then dropped it off in Miami with a Latin menu in tow. The focus here is ... More >>
Plum TV will live to see another day. After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, the tiny cable channel aimed at the ultra-rich has now been bought by Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan, the original founders of another luxury cable network, LXTV.
Plum TV will live to see another day. After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year the tiny cable channel aimed at the ultra-rich has now been bought by Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan, the original founders of another luxury cable network LXTV.
Just days after the resignation of CEO Jerry Powers, it seems Plum TV is headed for an uncertain future. Plum airs luxury lifestyle coverage on cable networks in a few high-end markets across America, including Miami Beach, Nantucket and Aspen, and recently launched magazines in Miami and the Ham ... More >>
Lee KleinSpanish mackerel at FinWith all the hubbub over Norman's 180 debut, perhaps you missed the news that Fin, Jonathan Eismann's local, sustainable seafood restaurant in the Design District, opened its doors last night. Short Order sampled some of Fin's dishes back in December, including a d ... More >>
There is something shockingly different about Wynwood's newest art emporium. The works lining the gritty space's windows, walls, and aisles fly out the door in a single day. And on Wednesdays, you can snag an original painting or limited-edition framed print for half-off or a hefty discount. The ... More >>
It's A Crazy, Mixed-Up WorldOff the EaterWire: "Now open in the Hotel Victor, Victor Café is a Mediterranean bistro belonging to the Bice family of restaurants. Executive chef Julian Baker has opened Bice restaurants around the world and brings to South Beach a menu of classic pasta dishes, sala ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinFinA fun time was had by all at the Jonathan Eismann restaurant tour last week. The event was held in cahoots with Friends of the James Beard Foundation as a means of raising funds for the organization as well as to showcase new developments on the west side of the Design Distri ... More >>
South Florida multimillionaire Michael Bienes never cut ties with Bernie Madoff, even after the SEC shut him down.
In yesterday's Short Order I suggested that a major unnamed chef would be shortly leaving a major unnamed restaurant. I was alluding to Clay Conley of Azul, in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. When I contacted the chef to see if the rumor was true, he started off by stating "I'm not leaving." This seeme ... More >>
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