Have you ever been to a restaurant where there are too many choices? Did you ever wish you could just walk into a nice bistro where they would bring you a well-executed plate of food and a glass of wine -- like in those movies where people never seem to actually peruse a menu or order, but a meal s ... More >>
Record Store Day 2013 Ambassador Jack White said it best: "We need to re-educate ourselves about human interaction and the difference between downloading a track on a computer and talking to other people in person and getting turned onto music that you can hold in your hands and share with others."
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Last summer, while walking through Paris's trendy neighborhood, Sainte-Germaine-du-Prés, I came across a petite falafel shop named Maoz Vegetarian. Inside, there was a long line of Parisians, loading up falafel sandwiches with tabouli, tahini and greenery from an expansive salad bar. And it cost le ... More >>
It's a warm, humid day in May and the Brickell area is buzzing. There are plenty of high-end dining options: Italian, Chinese, of course Cuban and everything else -- except French.Enter Dominique Bistro co-owners and brothers-in-law Jose Sigona and Gerrardo Barrera. We know what your thinking, "they ... More >>
For every fat, drunk American football fan who couldn't even sit (or, uh, dance) through Madonna's 12-minute Super Bowl XLVI halftime bonanza, there are millions of giddy pop music fans in party towns like Istanbul, Zagreb, Warsaw, Kansas City, and St. Paul who'd be totally willing to blow their ... More >>
Paris wouldn't be the same for American foodie visitors if it weren't for Wendy Lyn. An ex-pat who moved from Florida's panhandle nearly two decades ago, she unpacked in Paris, immersed herself in the local food scene and met all its major players, then never looked back. Today she is the go-to f ... More >>
Paris is known less for its chocolate than its fromages and saucissons, it's true, but there's one culinary treasure that many visitors unfortunately miss out on only because they don't know to order it: chocolat chaud. Now those of you who took French language classes know that "chocolat chaud" ... More >>
We met former Club Med chef and restaurateur Hans Viertl at his lovely cafe, Sacha's, which is tucked quietly around the side of an office building in downtown Coral Gables. Like his other businesses, Fountain Bistro, La Ficelle Cafe, and Fountain Deli, the New York/European style eatery is ... More >>
After more than a decade, Joe Allen has closed its Miami Beach doors.Managing partner Mario Rubeo confirmed the news by phone saying that the bottom line was that the restaurant wasn't "financially feasible" anymore.
The restaurant, which also has outposts in New York, Paris and London, open ... More >>
There's nothing fun about being stranded in an airport. If you're traveling, there's usually somewhere you really, really want to get to, and trying to make yourself comfortable for hours at a time in those uncomfortable airport chairs can make for a miserable time. TripExtras.com asked more than ... More >>
After a couple years of eardrum-hammering from the relentless-banger-addicted sect of the indie/dance crossover scene, acts like Aeroplane come as a welcome shot of sweetness and light. Hailing originally from the somewhat unlikely region of Wallonia -- that's French-speaking Southern Belgium -- ... More >>
Emeric Rico's only been living in Miami for six months. A Paris native (that's France, not Texas or Illinois), this Frenchman's already landed himself a residency at recently opened Bar 721. He'll be spinning Electro and House with quite a few DJs on Saturday, May 22, for KICK (b)ASS. He talks t ... More >>
As our own dearly departed Calvin Godfrey pointed out in 2007, Manuel Noriega and Miami really and truly deserved each other.
"Where else does a corrupt, militant South American cocaine trafficker really belong anyway?" he wrote. "Certainly not France. All of his friends are here." ... More >>
Every decadent, cultured city needs a Taschen store. Otherwise, where's a connoisseur of highbrow pornography to go when he needs a $1500 signed copy of Vanessa del Rio: Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior? They just don't sell that shit at the Pleasure Emporium.Anyway, Miami's finally got on ... More >>
Here are a few randomly selected recommendations among the many acts playing the Miami Music Festival. Visit MiamiMusicFestival.org for individual venue details. Many of these funky-named places you've never heard of are subdivisions of real venues, with made-up names just for festival purposes. Oth ... More >>
We last spoke to local hip-hop shooter Derick G. back in June when he had just leveraged his still image work into the world of moving pictures, in high definition.Derick recently hit a new phase in his career when he gained unprecedented access to roll with Cash Money Records as a documentarian ... More >>
Recently fired Local 10 anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he'll continue his suit against WPLG, claiming they fired him because he was gay, attacking the state of the news business, positioning himself as a gay rights he ... More >>