• Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Boisterous Brunchers Can't Bog Down Miami Chefs

    A 50-pound pig is pumped full of brine for four days and then -- around midnight on a Saturday -- placed in a large wooden box just behind the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell. The box is closed, covered in hot charcoal, and left for hours beneath a tent that's shrouded by foliage. Around dawn, two co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Get LuckyRice and P.I.G. Out

    Miami is really gearing up for the upcoming season's worth of parties. To keep up with all the festivals and events, we suggest easing into the weekend with a casual happy hour on Friday (and we just happen to have discovered two new, fabulous ones). Then, on Saturday, partake in a little brunch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Sugar Yummy Mama to Open Sweet Wynwood Window (Video)

    Giselle Pinto, Miami's Sugar Yummy Mama, is the baker with the pink van and television host good looks who came onto the Miami food truck scene in 2011. Almost instantly, our city was charmed in equal parts by Pinto's smile, cupcakes, and her cake pops. See also: Sugar Yummy Mama: Another Food Truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Ten Best $5 Lunches in Miami

    After previously covering Top Ten Lunch Specials in Miami for Under $10 and Best Food Items in Miami for $1 it was time to find some middle ground with that midday meal. A $5 lunch should leave you just full enough and with the sweet satisfaction that you got a good deal. The following meals don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Bastille Day: Five French Eateries in Miami for the Non-Elite

    "Let them eat cake." These immortal words supposedly spoken by Marie Antoinette still live on today, but now we can take them literally. On July 14, 1789, inspired by the American revolution, the French people finally rose up against King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, stormed the Bastille, and k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Ten Best Nutella Dishes in Miami

    Nutella turns 50 this year and we couldn't let the occasion pass without some fanfare. Whether lathered in a hot crepe from a cart on the sidewalks of France or scooped straight out of the jar with your finger, this hazelnut spread of the gods deserves our utmost appreciation. New York City is cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Eccolopops Brings Authentic Italian Gelato, Popsicles to Downtown Miami (And Our Dogs, Too)

    July has just begun, and everyone in Miami can't seem to shut up about how hot it is. We get it; it's miserable outside and that means you have to get creative. When the A/C isn't enough, what's a guy or gal to do? It just so happens that a popsicle shop opened this past Thursday, right in time to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    L'echon Brasserie: The Pubbelly Mafia Kill With French Cuisine

    The Pubbelly boys are as dangerous to the Miami food scene as the Corleone family was to the New York crime scene. It all began in 2010, with the opening of the Asian gastropub Pubbelly (heard of it?). Jose Mendin, Sergio Navarro, and Andreas Schreiner were first-time owners, dewey-eyed and confiden ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Nutella Ice Cream Arriving at Carvel; Nutella Truck Tour Coming to Miami

    Nutella. The mere mention of the creamy hazelnut spread that works in sandwiches, on apples, in recipes, and just straight out of the jar, brings most into a state of nirvana. So, how can you improve perfection? By making it into ice cream! Ferrero, the makers of Nutella, have teamed up with Carve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Rouge Flavor Fail Should Make Chef Blush

    As advantageous as fresh ingredients are to the quality of a meal, flavor is equally, if not more, important. We recently stopped by Rouge, a French-Morrocan restaurant in Normandy Isle, for dinner. The wide chasm that can exist between fresh ingredients and taste has rarely been more apparent. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Chill-N Keeps Things Cool in Pinecrest with Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

    Chuck Woodward is still a student at UM finishing up his master's in finance. He also happens to be the cool co-owner of Chill-N, a unique ice cream concept off-the-beaten path in Pinecrest. He and partner Daniel Golick will open their second outpost in Aventura come early May. At Chill-N, ice cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Tweet Ben and Jerry's for Free Ice Cream

    As if we couldn't already thank Ben & Jerry's enough for bringing us Free Cone Day last week, now their tour is back in Miami for its fourth year and feeding the masses. With temperatures already creeping into the 80s, this ice-cream truck for grownups is a welcome visitor. Simply tweet @BenJerrys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Brunch at 660 at the Angler's Gets Revamped: Chocolate-Covered Bacon and Nutella French Toast

    Brunch is to Sunday what booze is to happy hour. No Sunday is complete without it, especially when the brunch is overflowing with booze. At 660 at the Angler's, the intimate restaurant is more like an oasis. The Angler's recently joined the Kimpton Hotels family, so the company has revamped the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Taperia Raca: Spanish Tapas on the Upper Eastside (Photos)

    In less than two years, Giorgio Rapicavoli has gone from executive chef at 660 at the Angler's and winning Chopped to making Eating House a pop-up-turned-Miami-mainstay that boasts lines down the block for Wakin-n-Bacon brunch and tang mimosas every Sunday. This past Friday, he -- along with partner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    The Counter Opens in Aventura: Custom Burgers and Beermonade

    It seems as though Aventura is fast becoming the burger capital of Miami-Dade. With restaurants like BurgerFi, Five Guys, and Bulldog Barbecue and Burger (in neighboring North Miami) to choose from, there may be no dearth of burgers in this most northeastern part of our county, but t seems like ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Miami's Five Most Over-the-Top Desserts

    Dessert is always a luxury. However, there is a line, when that cherry on top of the dessert becomes just plain over-the-top. Miami, a town known for extravagance, is so indulgent in sweets that we are actually leaving out the Guinness World Record-holding $1,000 Golden Opulence Sundae at Serendip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Naked Taco: Ralph Pagano's SoBe Spot Opening for SOBEWFF

    The joint finally has a name and an opening date. Naked Taco, formerly known as "Ralph Pagano's Yet-Unamed Mexican Joint," is set to open Friday, February 21 -- just in time for South Beach Wine & Food Festival attendees and celebrity chefs to seek refuge from the elements and enjoy a few tacos bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Go-Go Fresh Food Cafe: A Healthful, Affordable Option in South Beach

    On a recent afternoon, we braved the construction on Alton Road to visit Go-Go Fresh Food Café. It's a small, fast-casual restaurant where you order items from a menu laminated on the wall. Offerings include big salads, mini salads, soups, and the popular Go-Go pies (AKA empanadas). As much as we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Crema on Lincoln: Fresh-Made Juices and Coffee Happy Hour

    Lincoln Road is either one of the most interesting or the most annoying streets in the nation. Have you ever just sat on a bench and people-watched? If the answer is no, do yourself a favor and go get a nocciola gelato at 4D; then have a seat. And if you're boycotting gelato because you're on that h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    First 100 Breakfast Sammies Free at Daily Melt Next Wednesday

    If you're bored with the usual suspects for your morning sustenance, a few more interesting options are on the way, courtesy of the Daily Melt. The midtown outpost of the local grilled-cheese chain is about to launch a breakfast menu, and it's celebrating by giving away 100 free morning melts next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Iron Fork: A Guide to What You'll Be Eating Tonight

    What you need is a game plan. Miami New Times' Iron Fork starts at 6 p.m. tonight, launching four hours of eating and drinking from the stations of over 45 restaurants. So here's a guide to your feast, featuring each dish that will be served.

  • Dining

    July 4, 2013
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    July 2, 2013

    Lucali: Pricey, Classy Pizza in Sunset Harbour

    It's dusk on a Saturday, and I'm asking Javier, the waiter, to add $8 artichokes to my $24 pizza. The Colombian 20-something with a Salvador Dalí mustache squats in front of my table, strokes his whiskers, and looks cool. "One calzone with shallots and porcini," he parrots. "And a pie with garlic, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Top Ten Lunch Spots in Miami

    Do you often wonder what the hell a sanguich is? Are you tired of downing the same Publix sub every day? Do you consult your Spanglish dictionary every time co-workers rave about the ensalada César from the corner spot? Sounds like you need this: a re-initiation into all things lunch. So put down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Nutella vs. World Nutella Day: The Little Guy Wins

    Sometimes there are brands and products that are so well loved, they draw their own fan base and subculture. Take, for instance, Volvo owners, who push their cars until they're ancient rust buckets in an attempt to get 500,000 or more miles out of them. Or, consider McRib lovers, who search for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Barezzito South Beach: We Get a First Bite

    Step into Barezzito, Miami's newest late-night eatery and music venue -- and South Beach screams from every neon-hued nook and cranny. The sleek new Collins Avenue outpost is offering up live music, specials every night of the week and Asian fusion cuisine with a Latin flair. The new digs are the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Food Resolutions: What To Not Give Up In 2013

    With 2013 looming closer and New Year's resolutions dominating your drunken conversations, you're bound to start hearing blasphemous phrases like, "I'm going to stop drinking." Can someone get this guy a shot? He seems to have lost his mind. About a quarter of American adults formed New Year's reso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Desserts

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 in newsstands now.When dining out, it can be tough to make everyone in a group happy.; We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    64. Gabby's D'Lorean Burger and Tots at The Filling Station and Garage Bar

    It's that time of year when we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to Gabby's D'Lorean Burger and Tots at The Filli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Sex on a Plate at New Eating House Pop-Up

    Photo by Riki AltmanThey've got a bone for you, lady."I want to have sex with this bone marrow," uttered the gal sitting on the barstool next to us as she closed her eyes and bit down on a tanned toast round topped with chimichurri and glistening globes of savory, meaty fat. "Seriously, if this was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    February: Baked Alaska Day to World Nutella Day and Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

    ​One month down, 11 more to go before the so-called end of the world, and if you forgot to celebrate any of January's food holidays due to work, school, prison, food coma, etc., fret not faithful foodie 'cause February offers some interesting meal ideas for you--and your dog too. Valentine's Day i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Charles Robinson Benefit: 660 at The Angler's to Host Basel Jazz Brunch December 4

    Courtesy of 660 at The Angler'sA monstrosity of a burger (and by monstrosity, we mean beauty)​In an effort to offer great food for a great cause, 660 at the Angler's is hosting a Jazz Benefit Brunch December 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be a perfect finale to Art Basel weekend in Miami Beach.D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Nutella Mug Cake: The Classiest Late Night Treat

    Courtesy of FamilyKitchenSo quick to make and sweet to eat​Nutella, the famous hazelnut goo, would make a shoe taste good. But how about a mug cake? At best it's a dense brownie-like confection. At worst, well, goo is right. Here's how Short Order recommends to make it right. The entire recip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Homemade Pretzels: Be Your Own Auntie Annes

    By Anais AlexandreHoney Sage Pretzel with Grainy Mustard​Why do shopping malls hide Auntie Annes Pretzels in the midst of rambunctious chaos when all we want is that salty, and sometimes sweet, twisted-up treat? No, we don't want to go through a marathon and get spritzed in the eye by aggressive p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Segafredo Pairs Cocktails With People

    All photos by Laine DossEach of these models represented a new Segafredo cocktail.​Segafredo L'Originale on South Beach hosted an unusual and lively reception that paired their new collection of cocktails with people. Six drinks were showcased, each represented by a costumed model that personified ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Crepe Outdoors: Indulge Your Sweet and Savory Sides at BTTR

    Crepe Outdoors has an urban/tropical theme.​Crepe Outdoors indulges both your sweet and savory sides with fresh, warm crepes filled with a variety of ingredients.If the truck or the owners look familiar, you've seen them around before. Crepes Outdoor is the former Wing Commander. Owners Bill and A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    A Foodie Hurricane Survival Kit

    All photos by Laine Doss Keep pate instead of Spam in your hurricane kit.​Tropical Storm Emily is churning her way through the Caribbean and, according to the National Weather Service, Miami is in the "cone of death", with Emily predicted to affect us around Friday evening. Everyone in sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Five Cheap Restaurants on South Beach

    ​South Beach dining can be nauseating before you even pick a restaurant, if you don't know how to navigate it properly. Restaurants hire hot girls to wave menus in your face and yell lunch specials at you while their cleavage falls out of their shirts. Everything seems to cost twice what it should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Maje Café Brightens Downtown Daytime Offerings

    Lesley Elliott​Admist the skyscrapers downtown, there are few breakfast and lunch offerings for worker bees. In fact, on a street filled with hotels catering to business clients and crowded with foreign consulates, La Provence has had quite the monopoly. Enter Maje Café, a restaurant that has qui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Best of Miami Teaser: Best Hot Dog

    Aran S. Graham Hot dog at Dogma GrillNext Thursday, New Times will publishes the Best of Miami edition. "The Rising" is almost upon us, and the balloting has officially closed. So if you didn't get a chance to vote for your favorites in our Readers' Poll, sorry, please try again next year.Any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Route 9 Now Open For Lunch; Brunch Starts This Weekend

    ​When we checked in with new Coral Gables restaurant Route 9 a few weeks ago, before it officially opened, owners Jeremy and Paola Goldberg promised full dinner, lunch, and weekend brunch service upon opening. Befitting the independent, casual neighborhood feel of the place, Route 9 opened last we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Tonight's Food Truck Meet-Up: Toyotas to Drive and a Bounce House for the Kids. Oh Yeah, And We Profile Caza Crepes Food Truck

    ​The Tamiami Truckers Food Court, a very popular meet-up, takes place tonight, Friday, from 6-11 p.m. outside of Lexus of West Kendall at 13750 SW 136th Street. This week, he said to expect a bunch of surprises. There will be a bounce house and face painting for the kids, and the chance to tes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Top Five Edible Stocking Stuffers From Chocolate to Liquor

    photo kitten via Flickr​Who doesn't like to receive sweet treats in their Christmas stockings? They  should taste right and embody Christmas cheer.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Angelique Euro Cafe's Thanksgiving Detox Brunch Sobering

    ​From Black Friday through Sunday, Angelique Euro Cafe, in Coral Gables, will offer what they're calling a "Turkey Detox Weekend Brunch." Chef LeRoy Bautista's a la carte offerings are limited, but you can try a Belgian waffle ($10) that comes one of three ways: Nutella and seasonal berries, peanu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    The Sweetest Victory

    Everyone wins with cupcake bingo at Sweetcakes!

  • Dining

    November 29, 2007

    French Seafood Satisfies

    SoBe’s new Maison d’Azur is a welcome arrival.

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    February 19, 1998
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