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    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 >>

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    October 16, 2014
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    August 29, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Labor Day Grilling, Bacon, and Meatballs

    Welcome to the unofficial last weekend of summer. To most of the world, this means getting the last beach weekend in before nine months of having to wear wooly sweaters and down jackets. To us, it means glorious 70-degree days are soon to come. Miami does have one thing in common with our northern ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: Ten Dishes You Need to Try (And Last Chance for Discount Tickets)

    New Times' Iron Fork Miami Spice Kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tomorrow and the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami will be abuzz with hundreds of people enjoying food and drink by Miami's best restaurants. If you've already got your tickets, we'll see you there. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Donut Divas: Deep Fried Fair Grub All Year Round

    When push comes to shove, the food is the number one reason you'll find us at the fair. Giant elephant ears, footlong corn dogs, and even those barbecue meat parfaits, this annual event is the perfect excuse to throw caloric cares out the window and indulge. Now, what if we told you all your fair ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    Prime Fish Is Open in Former Nemo Space: Massive Menu and Fresh Fish

    After successfully coaxing your out-of-town guests to treat you to dinner at the pricey Prime Fish, there's still one more hurdle you must face: deciding what to order. The menu is massive, which is just one of the many things the month-old spot has in common with its sister restaurants: Prime One T ... More >>

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    January 22, 2014

    Why Don't Food Companies Label Their Products as Vegan?

    As a relatively new vegan, I'm always on the lookout for convenient foodstuffs that allow me to feel like a semi-normal human. At the buffet of life, no one wants to be relegated to a lonely spot by the salad bar. The good news is there are lots of easily available products that fit the vegan bill. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Conan Remakes Scarface... With Oreos

    Have you heard that Oreos are as addictive as cocaine? A new study from Connecticut College shows that laboratory rats found Oreos to be pretty delicious. The college's research concluded that the cookies "activated more neurons in the rat brain's pleasure center than drugs such as cocaine", accor ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Michael Schwartz at Best Buy? Do Big Things With Small Appliances!

    Want silky-smooth deviled eggs? Begin with a blender. Chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food and Drink is showing off his blended-deviled-egg technique along with the many uses of small kitchen appliances this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Best Buy store in Aventura. The event is part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Pinkberry Opens in Midtown Today: Free Yogurt!

    Frozen yogurt is something like the perfect food. It's creamy, rich, and cold, yet lower in fat and better for you than most treats. Plus, you can actually make the darn thing into a meal by adding fresh fruit and granola. As long as you can stay away from the Heath Bar and Oreo crumbles, you're on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Crookie: Cronut Contender or Crook?

    There have been 490 billion cookies made, but the lifelong battle remains: how do you eat an Oreo? Some say the best way is to dunk it so that when you put it in your mouth, it will be soft and mushy. Others like to twist it gently so that the two halves break open. What do you do? Do you lick off t ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    2. Hedy Goldsmith of the Genuine Hospitality Group

    Hedy Goldsmith screwed Kellogg's. How did she do it? It started when your average, hungover Miamian sought the comforting Sunday morning breeze and sunshine on the patio of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Amongst the fried, eggy and meaty brunch treats visitors saw homemade Pop-Tarts filled with je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The Corner: Munchies on 4/20

    Saturday is always a good night to go out and get chocolate wasted. You're fried from the long work week and you just want to let loose. Maybe even pop a button on your pants. And today, 4/20, is a good time for stoners and marijuana supporters to crunch and munch.In celebration of 4/20 Eating Hous ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Gelato-Go Brings Real-Deal Italian Gelato to SoFi

    After just a few months of business, Gelato-Go is already beginning to turn up on local radars. It's a gelateria. So what? Miami has tons of them. "But none of these serve good gelato," argues partner Alessandro Alvino, who knows a thing or two about gelato having grown up in Milan. Unlike oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Loveliest Edible Gifts for Valentine's Day

    Valentine's day is here.What are you going to do? Where are you going to go? Who are you going to be with?Lucky for you, Short Order has all the answers for the romantic holiday. We've already given you a guide to restaurants doing Valentine's dinner, foods to make you a stallion in the sack, and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Miami's Best Cookies: Ten Places to Feed Your Sweet Tooth

    ​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 online at Sesame Street's most relatable character, by far, was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Top Five Phattest Rappers of All Time

    Hip-hop is a giant pissing contest set to music. But while diamond-plated rims and gold watches will always be rap music standard bearers, you rarely hear declarations of being tremendous in the most literal sense possible. Yes, many rappers are fat. However, only a certain subset of the hip-hop c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Candy Corn Oreos Launch Today (and Other Types of Oreo Lunacy)

    Quick!  What's the one candy that's been hated by children since the beginning of time?  That's right kiddies...candy corn. These tasteless little bits of wax and sugar have long been the stuff of childhood nightmares. Why these candies are still around is beyond us since they only seem to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The Ten Wackiest Food Vending Machines Ever: Mashed Potatoes, Live Crabs, and More (Videos)

    It must be a slow news week because instead of the upcoming Presidential election, Middle East strife, and needles in your airplane sandwich, ABC (and most every other news source) chose to focus on a truly bizarre story and an invention that could possibly save mankind.The mashed potato vending mac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    25. Peanut Butter Snickers Pie at Prime One Twelve

    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 Peanut Butter Snickers Pie at Prime One Tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Dining in the Dark at Catharsis Restaurant: Fun With Food

    ​Last Wednesday I had a dining experience that can only be described as orgasmic. Before you think I suffer from objectophilia or start calling me a foodshagger, let me explain that the event was intended to enhance and titillate the senses. I'm willing to bet good money that I am not the only per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Hot Girls and Ice Cream: Aphrodisiac Pays Us a Visit (Pictures)

    ​Just another day in the life at Miami New Times. Editorial meeting, a little writing, beautiful girls pole-dancing in the parking lot.Are you jealous yet? Yesterday at lunchtime, the staff at New Times was treated to a little ice-cream party. We know, we know, big deal. Lots of offices have ice-c ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Oreo Cookie Turns 100 Today: Flash Mob, Free Cookies

    ​The Oreo Cookie is possibly one of the world's most loved items. No matter how savory a freshly baked gourmet cookie is, it can;t match one of these babies dunked in a cold glass of milk.Oreo turns 100 today, March 6, and Nabisco, makers of the creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie, is hosting f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Alone on Valentine's Day? Take a Cruise, Hit the Deering Estate, or Do it Cheers Style

    Nothing says spending Valentine's Day unattached like flying solo for the whole day (week, month, year...). Forget the sappy crap that's happening around you, though.Don't you dare hide in your apartment that night. Spread those chainless wings and get out there!Options?Singles CruiseScrew work, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Girl Scout Cookies On Sale Next Week: Samoas Tops in South Florida; Try New Savannah Smiles

    ​Our hearts were hopeful as we searched through our freezer praying to find just one last box of Thin Mints. But, alas, we were left cookie-less; those crumbly Chips Ahoy and stale Oreos with the red filling were worthless.When would those freakin' Girl Scout cookies be on sale again? A quick chec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Best Vegan Halloween Candy Countdown

    ​To vegans, the frights of Halloween Horror Nights have got nothing on the idea of unknowingly savoring pulverized pig parts in the form of the gelatin or glycerine commonly found in so many candies. But that doesn't mean our plastic jack-o-lantern buckets have to go empty, or even that we've got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Mickey D's McFlurry vs BK's Soft Serve Ice Cream

    You've probably seen Burger King's latest commercial featuring their newest dessert options including one that looks a lot like McDonald's McFlurry. The commercial, of course, is fairytale in nature featuring a Willy Wonka portrayal of the soft serve and its accompaniments of flowing chocolate, rich ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Oreo Crumb Tea Bag Invented by Miami Students

    ​Love the taste of a glass of milk after you've ravaged it with half a sleeve of Oreo cookies, but perhaps your gut would like you to avoid, you know, eating half a sleeve of them? Well, four Miami Ad School students have a solution: the Orea tea bag. Finally, a tea party we can all enjo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Chicken-Milk Stink Bomb: Five Ways to Abuse With Food

    Sure, food is meant to be eaten, but to the creative person, it can also be a great tool for abusing your buddies. These food-based tricks use items that you probably already have at home and offer an extremely high cost-to-laugh ratio. So, go MacGyver your own food weapon to torture those who have ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Tudor House Serves Up Refined Food With A Whimsical Soul (Photos)

    All photos by Laine Doss The Tudor House patio is cool for dining, even in summer.​Tudor House, the new Geoffrey Zakarian restaurant at the Dream Hotel South Beach, opened to much fanfare and anticipation. With executive chef Jamie DeRosa behind the burner and Zakarian's wife Margaret a fre ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011
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    May 20, 2011

    The Love Diet, Where Infatuation and Weight Loss Meet

    Camille LambTwo cigs? She must be on the Love Diet.Where do love and crash dieting intersect? If you're a typical guy, this question may sound like jibberish. If you're one of the five women in the country who can eat half a strawberry cheesecake at three in the morning and never gain an ounce, it m ... More >>

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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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    January 17, 2011

    Dairy Queen's New Midnight Truffle Blizzard Treat -- For Valentine's Day?

    For your sweet tooth sweetheart​Dairy Queen's Midnight Truffle Blizzard Treat is coming to Miami on Tuesday, February 1. The MTBT is comprised of chocolate truffle pieces blended with dark cocoa fudge and vanilla soft serve. The Blizzard mix-in was introduced in 1985; in 2003, things were organize ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Free Scary Pancakes at IHOP

    if this face scares you, better stay indoors.​This Friday, from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., IHOP will be giving away free scary face pancakes to all kids 12 and under. It's part of a national No Tricks - Just Treats program aimed at, um, bringing attention to IHOP -- as well as shining a light on Childr ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Sneak Review: Picnic Miami

    Photo by Bill Kearney/Thrillist.comA nibble from next week's Cafe review of Picnic:Deep fried Oreos, one of just two designated desserts, is comprised of the three iconic cookies coated in fluffily fried pancake batter and drizzled with chocolate syrup. Not bad if you like fried cookies. The other d ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Interview: Philippe Chow Gets the 10

    Philippe Chow​The battle of the Chows didn't start in Miami Beach, but when Mr. Chow and Philippe by Philippe Chow opened mere footsteps away from each other, down came the machetes. Both gents may share the same last name (and, it seems, some similar recipes--more on this later), but so there's n ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Why Are They Messin' With My Oreos?

    Photo by Riki AltmanWhere my Oreos at?​Last night, the monster magnet lodged at the end of my shopping cart dragged me, yet again, directly to the cookie aisle. I gazed in awe at the vast selection that lined the shelves, wondering where my favorite cookie jar filler could be found. Panic overrode ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Destinee From Miami's THC Crew Talks Hip-Hop, The Music Business, and Rockin Shows

    image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>

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    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 >>

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Tigers, Cougars, and More in the Back Yard

    Miami's feline fringe is a vanishing breed

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    July 20, 2006
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    July 6, 2006

    Young Blood

    These artists get raw and retro

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    June 30, 2005
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    May 16, 2002


    Rocky's Cheesesteak and Cheeseburgers

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    September 27, 2001

    Lights Are Dim, Not Out

    Is the South Beach scene declining?

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    May 11, 2000

    Best Chocolate

    Krön Chocolatier

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    April 20, 2000

    Dead Men Shooting

    Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street

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