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    August 18, 2014

    "Tea is Hot:" Tracy Stern Talks Iced Tea at Christofle in Bal Harbour

    "Tea is hot! Sorry, I had to," jokes Tracy Stern when asked about the current trend. Thursday, the woman behind Tracy Stern Tea & Co. Iced Teas and author of Tea Party set up shop at Christofle in Bal Harbour for a one night only "Art of Entertaining with Tea" event. The French store that specialize ... More >>

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    June 2, 2014

    Alonzo Mourning and Barack Obama Are BFFs

    Sure, President Obama has made some high-profile celebrity friends since taking office. He's close with Oprah, calls up LeBron for favors, and texts JayZ, but during his presidency Obama has managed to strike up a less public, more personal friendship with none other than former Miami Heat great Alo ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Porcao Farm to Grill in Brickell: Cart Service and Fresh Flavors (Photos)

    Porcao Farm to Grill is lots of things. Downstairs, it's a farm-to-table restaurant with its own herb garden and dry-aging meats room. Upstairs, it's a private club, KAO Lounge, equipped with full bottle service, as well as a smoking place, KAO Smoke, outfitted with faux cork leather floors and lock ... More >>

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    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

    January 14, 2014

    Ludacris Instagrams Brunch at Icebox Cafe, Stogies at Deco Drive Cigars

    And now for the Miami New Times edition of "celebrities are just like us." Just like us, celebrities find themselves hungry. And even though they must have tremendous pressure to look better than us mere mortals (your mother might say you need to lose a few pounds, but at least you don't have to w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Icebox Cafe Opens in Sunset Harbour Today

    If you were jonesing for Oprah's favorite cake and felt a little left out in the cold for the past few weeks, fret no more. After a short transitional period when the flagship location off Lincoln Road closed, Icebox Cafe is reopening at its new home at 1855 Purdy Avenue in Sunset Harbour today. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    SoBeWFF Southern Brunch: "Best Food of the Festival," says Schrager

    People often say Miami isn't quite part of the South. Yet Magic City chefs put out the best food at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Southern Brunch at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel late Sunday morning, even if they didn't have the longest lines. A little more than an hour into the event Em ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Six Richest Ladies in the Music Business: From Katy Perry to Rihanna and Britney Spears

    Who's that get-it girl rakin' in all those millions? Forbes just released its list of filthiest rich bitches, counting down the leading ladies with the most cake. No surprise, Oprah tops the chart. But six musically inclined females nestled up behind her. Well, about $100 million behind. So which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Common Threads' World Festival Brings Together Good Chefs For a Better Cause

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Top Ten Celebs Who Should Endorse a Miami Chain Restaurant

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Miamians Are America's Biggest Hotel Kleptos: 52 Percent Say They've Stolen

    You do know that when you rent a hotel room that doesn't mean that the items in the room are yours for the taking, right? Well, if you're a Miamian, perhaps you don't, because a new survey conducted by Living Social claims that Miamians are the biggest hotel kleptos in America, with 52 percent of ou ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012
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    January 26, 2012
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    January 18, 2012

    Gino: Tied Up Like Beyonce

    ​Fashion Breakdown: Shirt by Ralph Lauren; blazer by Discount Man, found at a thrift store; belt by Salvatore Ferragamo; black jeans by Levis; shoes are Versace for H&M; bow tie by Robot and Brucling ("these are the designers that made the bow tie Beyonce wore at her performance on Oprah"); ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Steve Jobs & Food

    Steve Jobs is not normally associated with food. You don't know where he goes to dinner, his favorite coffee shop, or find him on top chefs' lists. Surprisingly, aside from dramatically changing the entertainment and media industry, he's had the greatest effect on the food industry.

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    September 28, 2011

    Mos Def Challenges BET, Oprah, and Obama to Pay Tribute to Executed Prisoner Troy Davis

    Photo by Marta Xochilt Perez​On September 21, 2011, at 11:08 p.m. in Jackson, Georgia, a death row inmate named Troy Davis, convicted 20 years ago for the murder of off-duty Savannah policeman Mark MacPhail, was executed by lethal injection. For decades, though, Davis, his supporters, and many j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Nine Fascinating Facts About Dolly Parton to Take Your Eyes Off Her Boobs

    Via​Dolly 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 >>

  • Culture

    August 25, 2011
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    May 18, 2011

    LeBron James is the 10th Most Powerful Celebrity in the World According to Forbes

    ​Forbes has tallied up the world's most powerful celebrities, and the Miami Heat's own LeBron James comes in at number three. Though he's not that most powerful athlete (Tiger Woods somehow still takes that one), he is the most powerful celebrity athlete from a team sport. Besides Woods, only A-li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    85. Lemon Meringue Cake at Ice Box Cafe

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to After the jump, find our other choices. 85. Lemon Meringue Cake at Ice ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    From Oreos to Zagnuts: Ten Foods Vegans Eat to Scrape By

    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 >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    November 9, 2010

    De Niro's Ago Top Celebrity-Owned Miami Restaurant

    Creative Commons photo by Rayand Miami business owner Robert De Niro​To reach A-list celebrity status, there is a checklist: launch a cheesy perfume line, appear in an "accidental" photograph partying with Paris Hilton and two midgets covered in cocaine, and do an Oprah interview that brings every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Cristina Thinks Univision Cancelled Her Because She's Too Old

    Back in August, when Univision announced it was ending the twenty-year run of Cristina Saralegui's popular Miami-based talk show, El Show de Cristina, it didn't seem there was any behind-the-scenes drama and that the host's departure was voluntary. Now with three weeks to go before the final episod ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    August 26, 2010

    El Show de Cristina to End 20 Year Talk Show Run

    ​Cristina Saralegui, who is basically Cuban-American Oprah, is set to end her popular Miami-based Univision talk show, El Show de Cristina, on November 1 after a twenty-year run. Oh dear Lord, now all of those bored abuelas watch now?

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    March 23, 2010

    Behind the Line: Gibraltar on Grove Isle

    photos by 305247.comOutside at Gibraltar on Biscayne Bay​Gibraltar on Grove Isle is one of the sexiest dinner joints in Miami. Set on a romantic island floating in Biscayne Bay just a stones throw from South Bayshore Drive, the location has seen more weddings than a Vegas chapel.Last Friday, Short ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    September 10, 2009
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    May 6, 2009

    Last Day For Free Oprah Chicken

    Wanna crash your work computer? Today is the last day to download a coupon from Oprah's website that offers two pieces of grilled chicken, two sides and a biscuit from KFC as part of a new, supposedly healthier menu. Hey free food is free food and getting it is awesome, but if you wanna know more a ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Leonard Abess Makes TIME 100

    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 >>

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    March 5, 2009

    Miami's Got Class

    No, really. And it's for a good cause

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    December 29, 2008

    Holocaust Memoirist Admits His Story is Fake

    Herman Rosenblat, the Miami Beach retiree and Holocaust survivor did indeed make up the amazing story that while being held in a concentration camp a young girl would throw apples to him over the fence which helped him survive, only to move to America years later and miraculously be set up on a bl ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008

    Booze Hound - BYOBooze

    I know it’s been awhile since you BYOBed -– like in high school, back when you used to sneak-sip Special Brews on some public beach on Key Biscayne while discussing the ever-important topic of whether to get a belly-ring, a fairy tattooed on your lower back, or just blow all of your hard-earned ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2008

    Michael the Black Man Trashes Obama

    A former cult member crashed the UM rally.

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    September 15, 2008

    Oprah's Vegan Chef at Sublime

    Dude comes with a price tag. Deconstructed Press Release: Ft. Lauderdale—Fresh from his stint as Oprah Winfrey's chef for her 21-Day Cleanse... um, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the point of a "cleanse" to stop eating for a while? Don't you drink a lot of juice and warm water with lemon? An ... More >>

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    February 21, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    He’ll School You

    Rafe Esquith reveals the burning passion of teaching.

  • Music

    April 5, 2007
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    January 19, 2007

    Is Miami Suddenly Celebrity Starved?

    People magazine has decided that Miami is no more worthy of a celebrity-hunting bureau than Washington, Austin, or Chicago. I can understand that People readers don't care much about Nancy Pelosi or Oprah or... I can't think of anyone famous in Austin. Lance Armstrong? But MIAMI? The celebri ... More >>

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    May 18, 2006
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    January 29, 2004

    The Long Run

    Marathon tests athletes

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    November 20, 2003

    Head Space

    Daily middle-age life is such a friggin' struggle -- time to karmically chill, possum

  • Film

    December 12, 2002

    Beat It

    Only band fans need stand in the Drumline

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

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    June 22, 1994
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    December 15, 1993
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    March 31, 1993

    Transmission: Impossible

    How to land a radio talk show without even trying

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