Nuts and Edible Seeds

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Azul's William Crandall Fuses French, Asian Influences With German Heritage on New Menu

    The upscale restaurant inside Brickell Key's Mandarin Oriental, has been helmed by many top toques. Michelle Bernstein, Clay Conley, Joel Huff and Jacob Anaya have all led the kitchen of Azul at some point since its inception. A sudden closure last year during the hotel's renovation period had many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Bianco Gelato: Organic, Authentic Gelato in Coconut Grove

    Summer in Miami means long sun-scorching days and humid nights. Most of us hibernate in our air conditioned dens, coming out to brave the elements only for something essential -- like freshly made, authentic Italian gelato made with organic ingredients. Bianco Gelato, opening today in Coconut Grove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Basil Park: Tim Andriola's Exciting Seasonal Fare

    Purple ruffles, African blue, turkey yakitori, red baby beats, raw chocolate pate. Sounds like poetry, doesn't it? There is a certain ethereal quality to the menu and ambiance at Basil Park, Tim Andriola's newest offering just a quick stroll from his other venture, Timo. Where the later is dolled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    With Macarons, the Price Isn't in the Bite

    Unwrapping a designer box of imported macarons at Lincoln Road's Laduree is an experience in and of itself. The Paris-based pastry company recently launched a South Beach offshoot of their century-old operation. Not to be confused with the coconut macaroons your grandmother passes out during Passov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Lemoni Pizza and Kitchen Launches New Menu, Concentrates on Raw and Vegan Items

    While dining alfresco at Lemoni Pizza & Kitchen in the Design District on a recent Thursday afternoon, I witnessed co-owner Maria Eugenia Pelati cheerfully greet a constant stream of regulars as they arrived via bike, skate, automobile, and foot. She seemed to know everyone, and everyone seemed to k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Ginnybakes, Superfood, Pale-o-la, Good Future, and Bad Ass: Top Five Miami-Made Packaged Snacks

    Living a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean you have to forgo all convenience foods. You're busy, you're on-the-go, you're the master of your universe, and you sure as hell don't want to be stuck eating McDonald's out of desperation. Sometimes, everyone just needs to eat something out of a plastic wra ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 30, 2014
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    January 30, 2014

    Jugofresh: Now Open in Wynwood (Photos)

    Remember Beyonce's controversial "Beysus" Instagram? During a recent visit to Miami, Mrs. Carter hopped onto Jugofresh's Wynwood counter and snapped a photo in front of an Andy Warhol-inspired 'Last Supper' mural. And then the Internet exploded. "It's been controversial for Beyonce, but it hasn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts: Pumpkin "Cheezecake," Pecan Pie, Pecan Caramel Truffles (Recipes)

    Thanksgiving can be rough for vegans. Even side dishes tend to be packed with animal products, like chicken broth and heavy cream. But expend a little effort, and it's not as tough as you might imagine to concoct a cruelty-free menu. Short Order's own Camille Lamb is the Whole Foods Coral Gables' h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Talavera's Oscar Del Rivero Celebrates Mexican Independence Day with Favorite Chiles en Nogada

    Americans love to use other cultures' holidays as an excuse to eat and drink. We celebrate Cinco de Mayo like no other, prancing around and proclaiming it the day that Mexicans gained independence. But what do tequila-tipsy Yankees know anyway? Mexican Independence Day is actually September 16, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Jugofresh Adds Health Food To Menu, Six More Locations Coming Soon

    Big news! It's time to increase your monthly Jugofresh budget. The fashionable South Beach shop for organic, cold-pressed juices has expanded beyond the $9 coconut waters and $11 apple-pineapple-kale-lime-ginger juices. Now, pair that kale sap with $8.50 brazil nut crumbles, made with maca and caca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Vegetarian Grilling Options for Fourth of July (Recipes)

    Summer holidays beget booze, beach time and grilling. Lots and lots of grilling. But when the sausage, steak and ribs hit the heat, what's a vegetarian to do? After all, Boca burgers get old after a while. So for our herbivorous friends, we spoke to Jordan Wolfe, healthy eating and green mission sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Nutribullet: the Real Low-Down on This Glorified Blender

    When the company first sent me a Nutribullet for review, I unpacked it with excitement and immediately started loading the tall, bullet-like plastic cup with kale, carrots, ginger, berries, and a bunch of other produce I had in the crisper. Instead of reading the instructions, I followed the lead of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Hummus, Almonds and Ginger: A News Brief, Not a Recipe

    The world of food and beverage has become so huge that each and every day brings forth a slew of industry-related news stories. Some make national headlines, especially if they involve E. coli or the First Lady. Others land on obscure food-industry websites, where they may or may not be brought to l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Veganism Safe for Kids, Says Lisa Dorfman, Director of University of Miami's Nutrition Program

    Last week, I reviewed Vegan Is Love, a children's book that explains the reasons behind the choice to go vegan. It contains a page dedicated to the health aspect of the lifestyle, but most of the book is devoted to outlining the ethics of veganism -- how animals are treated on the dairy farm, at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Nick Valencia's Sexy (and Spiritual) "Plant-Based Body"

    ​During many of my workouts at CrossFit Miami Beach, I've noticed Nick Valencia, a tanned and shredded little guy, smiling, sweating, and tearing up the black rubber floor with his aggressive approach to the W.O.D. (CrossFit speak for "workout of the day"). Until a mutual friend tipped me off this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Almond & Sea Salt Chocolate From Brooklyn for V-Day: Yo! Eat Me!

    Laine DossMast Brothers Chocolates -- Wynwood just got sweeter.​Mast Brothers Chocolate is a small boutique factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that makes artisan chocolate.The chocolate is made in small numbered batches from beans specially selected by the brothers who own the company, Rick and Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Dining Out on Christmas in Miami, Part One

    Kyle TaylorDoes your XMas plate usually look like this? It may be best to go out to dinner this year.​If you will be spending several days cooking for relatives, good for you (and best of luck on that), but for the rest of us slackers, here's an early round-up of which restaurants will be open, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith's Macallan 12-Year-Old Sherry Oak Spiced Pecans Recipe

    Laine DossHedy Goldsmith's spiced pecans taste like a crisp fall afternoon.​Earlier this week, we interviewed Michael's Genuine Food & Drink executive pastry chef, Hedy Goldsmith. If you missed the interview, read Part 1 and Part 2. As promised, we're bringing you a recipe from Hedy's kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Fighting Cocks and 4,000 Coconuts Get Three Miami Men Arrested

    ​Three Miami men were arrested after their van was pulled over in the Keys and police found the vehicle stuffed with tons of cocks and nuts. Not only had the men stolen about 4,000 coconuts, they also had two roosters that appeared to be used for cockfighting locked in crates.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Richard Hales, Part 3: Sakaya Kitchen's Dae Ji Grilled Baby Back Ribs

    Richard Hales, chef and owner of Midtown hotspot Sakaya Kitchen, spoke with Short Order about his love for Thailand and about the trials of food trucks. He then was kind enough to share with all of us a recipe for a dish worth trying to make at home. Dae Ji Grilled Baby Back RibsDry Rub Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Top Five Worst Edible Stocking Stuffers

    ariesmale1978 via FlickrA case of ashy, 100-year old chocolate.​According to tradition, bad kids receive coal in their Christmas stocking. But what's worse? How about these five items?NutsNo message from Santa quite communicates that you're a lousy lad better than a bag of nuts: almonds, walnuts, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Hedy Goldsmith's Chocolate Cremoso Recipe

    Ben Fink​As reported yesterday, pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith will be hosting a cooking demo at the Coral Gables Whole Foods this Thursday. Goldsmith will show participants how to make her popular chocolate cremoso. To help you prepare in advance, here's Goldsmith's recipe. If you plan to attend, rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce and Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding: Cracker Thanksgiving Recipes

    Courtesy of Janis OwensAuthor Janis Owens's great aunts Annie Lou and Ethel in Georgia in the 1940's​These recipes are courtesy of Janis Owens, author of The Cracker Kitchen: A Cookbook in Celebration of Cornbread-Fed, Down-Home Family Stories and Cuisine.  These are from her Cracker Kitchen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Horchata Recipe From Authentic Mexican Cookbook

    Lee KleinHorchata: aerial view​Yesterday we praised the 1987 cookbook Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico by Rick Bayless and Deann Groen Bayless. At the end of the exciting column, we promised a recipe for horchata from its pages. It follows this preface about the beverag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Food for Sex: Top 10 Foods to Help Get It On

    Ever been on a first date, thrown a suggestive look to the person across the table, and sensuously ordered a dozen or so raw oysters? If so, you are a douche bag. But you're also aware of the critical connection between food and fornication. So if you have any desire to take the skin boat to tuna to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Hialeah Products Company, not just for the nut lover.

    Photo by Christina Staalstrom​If you've ever been to a bar in Miami, chances are Noah Lesser had some say in the snacks you ate.  Stayed in a hotel room and devoured the candy and dried fruits from the mini-bar? Thanks Noah. The second generation owner of Hialeah Products, Inc, started workin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    New Chef at A Fish Called Avalon

    Avalon dining room​The veteran Ocean Drive seafood establishment has hired Kal Abdalla as new executive chef. Kal, who replaces long-time Avalon chef Brian Cantrell, is best known for his lengthy stint as top toque of The Forge; he also helmed the kitchen at Prezzo Restaurant & Martini B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    An Escopazzo Mother's Day at The Farm

    Lee KleinParadise greens​Chef Giancarla of Escopazzo will be cooking up a special Mothers Day Luncheon Buffet at Paradise Farms this Sunday, May 9th. A driver will pick up the guests at Escopazzo at 11:30 a.m., lunch begins at 1:00 p.m., and includes Schnebly organic wines, live music, a complimen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Pumpkin Pesto Cheese Recipe for the Raw Foodists out There

    Michael Schott​If you haven't been to Lifefood Gourmet, its food is all organic, raw, and vegan. You'll find familiar staples such as burritos, burgers, lasagna, and tacos, but prepared with nuts, seeds, grains, and other nonprocessed ingredients that are good for you. The Mexican hard-shell tacos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    For the Super Bowl, Sideline Shrimp Dip and Touchdown Trash

    Tony Chachere's is the only pre-made seasoning a Cajun will use, a friend told me when I mentioned I was testing one of the Louisiana company's Super Bowl recipes. Chef Kelly Williams​Tony's corporate chef Kelly Williams, a CIA grad and Louisiana native, shared a few Super Bowl-inspired recipes an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Top Ten Hurricane Foods You Need When The Storm Hits

    via Wikimedia CommonsHurricane Andrew bout to fuck shit up.​Back in 92' I spent the duration of Hurricane Andrew laying on a blanket in a hallway with the family dog Harry and a skateboard Pro Tec helmet on my head. I was 10. Three weeks later when South Miami got power back our fridge stopped bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: Vegan on the Down-Low

    It's a fun fact that Oreos have long been so fake that they are in fact completely free of egg and dairy. A lot of meal ideas are either likewise  vegan or easily made so with the slightest tweak. Some surreptitiously vegan everyday items include guacamole, salsa, portobello burgers, pasta pri ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 7, 2009

    I Corsini Darwini

    In this fiercely competitive market, a new Italian restaurant in SoBe will have to try harder.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Snack King -- Baklawa From Tarragon Middle East Market

    Tarragon Middle East Market has been open in South Miami since 1994. Hassan Mehaydli runs the place with his twin brother. I went in to check out the place, got a free sample of baklawa (AKA baklava) and asked Hassan a couple of questions. BTW, the baklawa was awesome.New Times: Is it mostly Middle ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 19, 2008

    Raw Deal

    Nothing much is cooking at this midtown joint.

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Suspicious Minds

    30 years gone, Elvis is still king of commercial tie-ins

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    May 11, 2007
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    May 11, 2007
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    September 22, 2005
  • Finest Foods

    May 12, 2005


    Grass Restaurant & Lounge

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    April 21, 2005
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    January 2, 2003

    Bulli For Broche

    A culinary Spanish revolution comes here

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Middle Eastern Pleaser

    Maroosh aims to make friends, and does

  • Dining

    April 27, 2000

    Basic Basque

    Phillipe Restaurant

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    June 17, 1999
  • Restaurants

    May 13, 1999

    Best Indian Restaurant

    Kebab Indian Restaurant

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