When Oprah Winfrey calls your product the "best cake in America" you know that you're in for a swarm of people.
So when Oprah's pal Gayle King visited Icebox Cafe on Lincoln Road in 2006, magical things happened for the little bakery and cafe that specializes in serving cake and coffee (and cham ... More >>
We here at Short Order are enthusiastic supporters of good causes, especially when they include teaching kids about healthy eating, accepting other cultures and wielding an eight-inch chef's knife.
Common Threads, the Chicago-based nonprofit founded by Oprah's former private chef Art Smith, does ex ... More >>
Hey local chains, time to get brand smart. Miami celebs, time to get hip to your local chain restaurants. Mr. 305 himself is doing it. Last week Miami Subs partnered with Miami artist Pitbull in a big push to expand the chain.
We know of a few more local chains that could use a some famous endorse ... More >>
Miami Marlins President David Samson waded into hot water this week after he told a local business council that he thinks Miamians are stupid. Last night Samson talked with WSVN to clarify his remarks. Don't worry guys, he doesn't think Miamians are especially stupid. He wants to clarify that he ... More >>
Serendipity 3, the Manhattan ice-cream parlor frequented by the likes of Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Oprah Winfrey, and Katie Holmes, is coming to Lincoln Road in a matter of weeks.The restaurant, located between Lenox Avenue and Alton Road, had some intriguing signs on its windows. One invited ... More >>
Via dollyparton.comDolly Parton is a freaking hero. Her quick wit, good manners, powerful look, and business savvy make her the Oprah of the Smoky Mountains. Or maybe Oprah is the Dolly of Chicago? Either way, both bitches are fierce, and Dolly's more fun.
As the Queen of Country Music, her reig ... More >>
Oprah and 378 staffers recently took a one-week vegan challenge.Or, "How to Succeed at Veganism Without Really Trying."Vegans are humans too. Like most Americans, we have only so much time to dedicate to food preparation. So it is an error when outsiders ponder the vegan lifestyle and automatical ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke educates readers on hip-hoponomics.This month, Oprah Winfrey launched her own network -- OWN -- and she's pushing boundar ... More >>
Flickr NaoharuIn the words of the movie Mean Girls, "That's why her hair is so big -- it's full of secrets." And when it comes to The Roots' Questlove, we bet that 'fro could tell some stories. After 20 years in the game, a Grammy, and a whole bunch of albums with The Roots (AKA the reigning ... More >>
Oprah's turkey burger sliders and some coconut shrimp. The place: Gibraltar (at the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa)4 Grove Isle Dr.Coconut Grove305-857-5007groveisle.com/diningThe hours: Thursdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.The deals: Enjoy two-for-one select champagne flutes and well drinks ($10 for two). A b ... More >>
Every year Time magazine makes a list of the 100 most influential people of that year. It is a big deal, because the American public loves lists. Those you would suspect make the grade: Barack & Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Oprah. A few surprising, but warranted inclusions: ... More >>
Do you wake up, smoke a bowl, bum a cigarette, drink a beer, eat some corn pops, play guitar, watch Judge Judy, Matlock and Oprah while "brainstorming" your million dollar ideas wearing dirty socks and wishing somebody would just pay your rent so you could concentrate on developing your unrecognize ... More >>
This week poll magicians were out in full force collectively interrupting Americans' family dinners with long surveys. Both CBS and the Daily Kos have interesting polls out where we learn surprising things (Hillary Clinton has better approval ratings than Michelle Obama) and not so surprising things ... More >>
Food & Wine 2009 is almost upon us. You know what that means. The culinary throngs descend on South Florida, feast on its tropical flesh in a media-driven frenzy, and hopefully dump enough money on our shores to keep us goin til next year. Aaron J. Michaels from Culinary Convenience told me C ... More >>
Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.
Fisher Island is the most expensive zip code and has the highest per capita income of any area in the nation. It is home (or second home) to the likes of Oprah, Florida First Lady Carol Rome, Andre Agassi, and Mel Brooks. Oprah, we hear, is doing just fine during the recession, but that do ... More >>
Herman Rosenblat, a Miami retiree, has for the last decade spread the amazing tale of how he met his wife. He even appeared on Oprah twice, and Ms. Winfrey dubbed it the greatest love story ever told.
Rosenblat was a prisoner in the Nazi's infamous Buchenwald concentration camp. A young girl, a Jew ... More >>