A new book divides the U.S. into eleven separate "nations," each with its own distinct culture and attitude toward violence. But bizarrely, South Florida doesn't belong to any of them. It gets worse. SoFla is the only part of the country left out of author Colin Woodard's eleven nations. In fact, h ... More >>
Sure, you can call sliders a food fad. But then you'd be forgetting the grand tradition of the pop-in-your-mouth size sandwich. The slider most likely had its start as a finger sandwich, served to proper ladies at tea time, then graduated to a mini-burger at the legendary White Castle. Nicknamed "gu ... More >>
The inaugural Coconut Grove Seafood Festival brought the first stone crabs of the season and fresh fish to Peacock Park yesterday afternoon. With weather better suited for July than October, the sun scorched everything it touched for the first few hours of the event, which began at 11 a.m. Then, m ... More >>
Let's take a step back for a second to appreciate the meaning of October in Miami. While our northern counterparts are currently shivering their hind quarters as they waddle to their jobs, we're sitting on the front porch, sipping a fresh smoothie while writing this guide. Damn, it feels good to be ... More >>
The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is this Sunday, October 20, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Peacock Park. The festival is part celebration of the start of stone crab season, part celebration of the Grove itself. The small tropical village, established in 1873, is celebrating its 140th anniversary -- a ... More >>
Restaurant these days have to make their mark to stand out. What better way than to name yourself after your neighborhood. The District Miami opened Monday in the Buena Vista neighborhood adjacent to the Design District. The first thing you notice upon entering is that the coasters and plating board ... More >>
Boxpark, the second of the trilogy of British-Inspired establishments by Nobu alum Santiago Rodriguez, opened this past Tuesday, July 23, in Brickell. The third piece to the puzzle, Harvey Wolf, will begin operating in the fall. Though Boxpark is a "sister" to The Hoxton, the decor and menu couldn' ... More >>
In a world where plastic surgery is as easy as running to your nearest Whole Foods and picking up a quart of milk, we have just one thing to say: America, girl! You are looking good for your 237 years. And with virtually little work done! Really, she doesn't look a day over 200. So while the nati ... More >>
A white '80s Dodge Ram work van idles near the public boat ramp at Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove. The ride has no windows, giving it a Silence of the Lambs vibe. Strapped to the roof is a crude homemade sign that owner Eugene "Jobie" Steppe stenciled with a striking advertisement: "FULL BODY BU ... More >>
We live in South Florida, a subtropical paradise, surrounded by some of the bluest waters in the world. And yet, somehow, we have a surprisingly low number of places in which to enjoy fresh seafood. Sounds fishy, no?Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market (13488 Biscayne Boulevard) is a new source of fr ... More >>
The Hoxton has been the biggest buzz to hit Brickell since last year's St. Patty's Day block party, ironically enough on the same day and spot where the Lucky Clover celebrated its grand opening. See also: -The Hoxton: Replicating New England in Miami -Three New British-Inspired Spots to Open in Br ... More >>
PB Steak, the fifth restaurant by Pubbelly Restaurant Group, opens Thursday, January 10. I was invited to one of the two "friends and family" dinners, where staff are given a "dress rehearsal" before paying customers converge on the establishment. Given the fact that this is a Pubbelly concept, ... More >>
The weekend's here, folks! And in its wake come hot and tasty things going on around the 305. This weekend we have everything from a Buffalo Brown show to a whole lotta beer, to a beer heaven's weekend inauguration, to famers' markets (where beer is probably sold). Really, why ask for anything m ... More >>
In a matter of days The Hoxton emerged in the space formerly occupied by the now-closed Irish pub, Lucky Clover. It is a stripped down version of the former bar with a stark interior and a New England-inspired menu. All of the wood paneling and Irish flare was quickly pulled off the restaurant's fa ... More >>
You've probably read about blue lobsters, those rare neon-colored crustaceans. Now, Red the Steakhouse is inviting you to taste one.Read Also: Red the Steakhouse Has Kobe from Japan: Is it Worth It?The lobsters are Brittany Blues, taken from the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean off the shores of Scotlan ... More >>
Hardcore is a truly North American phenomenon. Sure, Scandinavia, Japan, and Latin America have all left serious imprints on the genre. But guess where the punk rock subgenre was invented? California. And straight edge? Washington D.C. And then there's Boston, arguably the United States' capital ... More >>
While Mare Nostrum and the Lucky Clover might have recently left Brickell, you can't keep good real estate down for long. Not one, not two - but a trio of European-inspired hotspots are moving on in.Read also:- Mare Nostrum in Brickell Has Closed Nobu veteran Santiago Rodriguez is opening The Hoxto ... More >>
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Taylor Swift's in trouble. According to website Gossip Cop, the 22-year-old pop star and highest-paid celebrity under 30 spent the weekend with Robert F. Kennedy's grandson Conor at his family's New England compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Bad news ... Because if you consider all of the ... More >>
Miami is not exactly the barbecue capital of the world, but it doesn't get any more "deep south" in the continental United States than where we are (excluding the Keys, of course). The folks at The Federal intend to fully take advantage of our geographical hot spot and on Sundays this summer, The Fe ... More >>
The Miami Marlins, who continue a homestand against the Atlanta Braves at Marlin Stadium tonight, have officially adopted a new pup to go along with their fancy new stadium, logo, name, and branding.Kayem Foods recently signed a multi-year contract with the team to be the official provider of all fr ... More >>
Somewhere between the new tax-payer-funded stadium, Romero Britto drama, and the ridiculous sculpture with somersaulting marlins, we mustered up the curiosity to see what the Marlins Park kitchens will be whipping out.So throw on those rose-colored glasses, folks. The Miami Marlins, who open thei ... More >>
Supermarkets have long been the domain of women, who traditionally do the grocery shopping. Walk through the aisles of any market and you'll see most items are targeted with women in mind -- floral-scented detergents designed to remind you of a soft summer rain, foods marked low-fat or sugar-free ... More >>
Lesley ElliottEdge, Steak & Bar invited us into the kitchen yesterday to spy on opening day behind the line, which we have to say, was pretty damn efficient for a first-time at bat. The steakhouse menu is a collaboration between Executive Chef Aaron Brooks, who has worked at Four Seasons prop ... More >>
We gave you a sneak peek on opening day, and spoke to Andrew Carmellini about his journey as an American chef, but the all-important food visual was as of yet unearthed. We finally ate at the Dutch, so here's a little preview of what you'll soon be craving.The menu combines a few items from NYC's ... More >>
Any sophisticated hipster worth his or her vintage Gibson Les Paul SG and Wusthof Super Slicer will be equally dedicated to the twin pleasures of tuneage and food. Each and every day, he or she will spend an absolutely identical amount of time practicing Count Five's "Psychotic Reaction" as perfe ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Dogma features old-school sandwiches in addition to its vast dog selection.Dogma, the Biscayne Boulevard hot doggery that was recently purchased by partners Mark Soyka and Frank Crupi, has expanded its food options to include a full line of old-school sandwiches, a ... More >>
After awhile, reggaeton groups can start to seem the like the same old thang. But whether it's because they're clever or just lucky, Jowell y Randy have got some weird shit going on that grabs our attention. Here are three things about J&R that really make us cock our heads.
If you sit down for this sequel, don't think too hard about the original.
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A term synonymous with the heat and stagnation that defines Miami in August
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The food may look beautiful, but you’ll need a pretty penny to eat it
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Sunny Isles finally gets an eatery it deserves
Not sure what to call the cuisine of Sabor -- except not Spanish