October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this time every year we're hit in the face with everything pink. NFL players don rose-hued uniforms and the White House and Empire State Building are bathed in a pink glow. But what's behind all the colorful hoopla? According to Breastcancer.or ... More >>
It has been nearly three years since 32-year-oldKareem Anguin took over the reigns at the Oceanaire Seafood Room in Brickell, earning him the title of youngest executive chef at a Landry's-owned restaurant. Short Order was recently invited to try out Oceanaire's newly launched Sunday brunch, and w ... More >>
Miami Spice is imminent and if you haven't already taken the time to peruse the menus of participating restaurants it's high time you do so. Here's a couple quick pieces of advice: You're looking for menus that offer a wide array of choices for each of the three courses. You're looking for restaura ... More >>
It's enticing to bring friends, in town for vacation, to Brickell and show them Miami's progress as an action-packed metropolis. They can walk to one of three Publix stores or buy cigarettes, Red Bull or whatever stimulant tickles their fancy at the shiny new 7-Eleven. Yet when time comes to grab a ... More >>
See also Vegans Can Carbo Load in LA, Beet Reporter Finds Vegan Glory in LA Yesterday, my friends and I were walking up the Las Vegas strip in desiccating 115-degree heat. My skin felt deflated, dehydrated and stretched to my bones. I looked to my left and to my right and saw nothing but i ... More >>
Today is the deadline to pay the piper. Meet the deadline or dump a considerable portion of your blood, sweat and toil to the IRS.That's why restaurants across Miami are stepping up on your bedraggled behalf during on this national day of mourning to provide some cheap chow. Or maybe you're getting ... More >>
The second annual Taste of Brickell festival is this weekend. The event -- which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, from noon to 10 p.m. -- turns 1201 Brickell Bay Dr. into a large party area featuring food, drinks, and a kiddie zone complete with petting zoo. Admission r ... More >>
Terence PinderAn Opa-locka official booted from office six years ago won't be prosecuted for the crimes that got him thrown out in the first place. Banana Republican has learned that the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office has quietly dropped multiple grand theft and official misconduct felony charge ... More >>
"Catalana wrap" at AngeliqueTaxes are like fried calamari appetizers: Everyone says they're tired of it, but nobody does anything about it. On the other hand, taxes don't come with marinara sauce and a lemon wedge. The point I am trying to make is that the following three restaurants are al ... More >>
It sure took a long time for The Feast Miami to get its website together, enough to take off the BETA tag, but apparently it wasn't long enough to figure out how to rank restaurants properly. I mean, when P.F. Chang's and Norman's 180 take up two of your top three "epic" restaurant spots, somethi ... More >>
It was reported by The Daily News this week that in response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, an initiative was started on the Internet asking people to boycott the AriZona Beverage Co., makers of AriZona Iced Tea and juices. Thing is, the company has been based in Woodbury, 20 miles ... More >>
America's most famous abs are headed to Miami.Last fall, MTV's reality show Jersey Shore was a surprise smash hit. Despite its being criticized for negative stereotypes of Italian-Americans, astonishing numbers of viewers tuned in to see the self-proclaimed guidos and guidette ... More >>
Superstar drummer of Devo and A Perfect Circle sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp dinners to promote his new album.
Editor's Note:Meatless in Miami columnist Lolo Reskin is ba-a-a-ack. In her first column, she talked about becoming a vegetarian. She'll be writing on the site regularly. MYTH: It's hard to be a vegetarian in Miami.REALITY: It's actually a breeze, and only getting breezier...This is the main ... More >>
It wasn't that long ago that serious diners in these parts pointed to Coral Gables as the go-to spot for eating out. Palme d'Or, Pascals, Ortanique, Christy's, Caffe Abracci, Francesco's, Norman's, Mundo, Chispa, Restaurant Brana, Max's Grille, The Palm Steakhouse...quite a roster. Mundo, Norman's, ... More >>
With the Beijing Olympics closing, get out your chopsticks.
Like its brethren, Abokado plays it safe.
2007 might go down as pivotal for Miami gastronomy.
Miamis latest Mexican transplant transport diners south of the border
Bail bondsman Mike Suarez aims to unseat Angel Gonzalez
Classic American seafood finds a sequel in Miami
Food at On the Border is off the mark
"If an egotistical narcissist wishes to make 10,000 people uncomfortable, she shouldn't charge $200 per ticket"
Though formulaic, cuisine is fresh and flavorful