Black Friday is traditionally the day when retailers pull out the stops in a no-shame effort to separate you from your hard-warned cash. Sure, it's a great way to save on all the presents on your list, but we've got a much better way. Pour yourself a hot cup of coffee, take advantage of all the Bl ... More >>
Everybody likes chicken and waffles. How could you not? This dish is having a moment, with good reason. The perfect combination of savory and sweet means you don't have to choose one over the other. In the past couple of years, we've seen this duo pop up in brunches all over town and even claim its ... More >>
Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 11. It's payback time. Payback for all the laundry and cleaning. Payback for the meals she made for your lazy self. Payback for those twenties she peeled out of her wallet to help pay your electric bill -- after you were way too old to ask for allowance. She did all ... More >>
Thanksgivukkah eve is upon us and whether or not you're celebrating this holiday mashup where Maccabees meet turkeys, we can all agree on one thing: Potato latkes are delicious. See also: Thanksgivukkah: Turbrisket, Menurkey, and a Movie (Video)
At Bulldog Barbecue and Burger in North Miami, chef Howie Kleinberg consistently crosses the line between traditional and innovative. And this style is embodied perfectly in his pulled pork eggs benedict ($14). This brunch classic comes with a twist. It pairs an English muffin with pulled pork and ... More >>
Chicken and waffles are a soul food combination embraced as that perfect duo for those wee hours between dinner and breakfast. In Miami, the party doesn't stop until late the next morning, so now the hungry and the hungover have a place to call home on Sunday mornings/afternoons.
Your mother birthed you, fed you, clothed you, and defended you from the bully down the street. She put Bactine on your skinned knees and nursed you through your first heartbreak. Her thankless job included getting up early to wake your lazy butt for school, loaning you money when you spent your ren ... More >>
It was past dusk in early November and the windows at Big Pink -- South Beach's staple for late-night fare -- were covered with butcher paper. When we peaked through the open doors, we saw significant remodeling being done. Floors were gutted; the ceiling was in different stages of disarray; and dus ... More >>
Who doesn't like brunch? It's the best of both worlds. Breakfast and lunch items with the bonus of dessert (sometimes). Some people think it's too much, but we think it's just right. Before the end of 2012, a couple of places around town began serving brunch, and now that January is here, a few m ... More >>
On Sunday, the Easter Bunny will hippity hop over to Miami, leaving a trail of candy in his wake. You could just eat the Peeps and Cadbury creme eggs he leaves you-- or you can turn them into a delicious boozy Easter brunch.We asked Miami's favorite pop-ups -- Eating House and the Broken Shaker to s ... More >>
Today the International House of Pancakes will be giving a free short stack of pancakes to everybody in celebration of National Pancake Day and to support the Children's Miracle Network of Miami. A short stack is equal to three buttermilk pancakes. In return each guest will be asked for a small d ... More >>
Lee KleinTudor's lemon-ricotta pancakes.In this corner: Lemon-ricotta pancakes from chef/owner Michael Schwartz and pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith at the iconic restaurant Michael's Genuine Food & Drink.In the opposing corner: A different interpretation of the same pancakes from chefs Geoffrey Za ... More >>
Recognized, if not widely, as one of the planet's grandest griddlecake events.
Green Eggs And Ham, I Am (no more) A few months after filing for Chapter 11, a posted sign on the window makes it official: “Cafeteria out of business.” This round-the-clock Lincoln Road eatery premiered in November of 2003, its sister branch having opened in New York five years earlier (and ... More >>
Who will claim the throne of the pancake purveyors?
Critical Miami Hello! Still here! With deadline for Flapjack Flip-Off VII:Bananarama (coming soon!) rapidly approaching, I found myself frantically researching the subject matter at hand: Banana pancakes. As in, who the hell in Miami serves them? As it turns out, just about nobody, which is dis ... More >>
A quintet of unwitting participants grapple for the Holy Grail of griddlecakes: the Mrs. Beeton Flapjack Flip-Off Trophy
This year's contest expands to seven cake contenders!