Francheso Pradini and chef Giancarlo "Wendy" Cacciatori provide a small peek into the cuisines of Bologna and Modena at their South Beach restaurant, Via Emilia. The name reflects their idea of establishing a non-Americanized Italian restaurant in Miami. When asked what makes them different from al ... More >>
Starting tonight, Petit Miami will begin a new kind of ladies night special that will require you to meet up with your girlfriends more often. Every Tuesday night, tables of ladies with reservations will receive complimentary glasses of wine all-night long with their dinner. Talk about girl power!
Feeling cheesy this weekend? You're in luck, because tomorrow is the "Crack Heard Around the World." Last year, Whole Foods set a Guinness World Record title for the most wheels simultaneously cracked (426) and so they've decided to bring it back. At 3 p.m. tomorrow cheesemongers at stores across th ... More >>
Serafina, the Italian restaurant chain that dominates New York City with its signature yellow and blue logo, has opened its first Miami location in the former Tudor House space at the Dream South Beach hotel.The restaurant, which has ten locations in Manhattan, East Hampton, White Plains, and Philad ... More >>
If you are thinking of ringing in 2011 with a good dinner, now is the time to secure a reservation. In fact, some restaurants are already booked solid -- Thinking of celebrating at Area 31? Think again. However, there is still plenty out there to choose from. Here are some of the better deals out th ... More >>
Chef Dena MarinoChef Dena Marino moved to Miami from Colorado last summer to head the kitchen at DeVito South Beach. The job was short lived but Marino loved Miami so much she stayed. She's now working on another Miami project about which she can't reveal much because details aren't final yet. An ... More >>
Photo by Elyse WanshelLast year's champions Parma, Ohio's Porky-N-Beans.Grill smoke carries barbecue flavors through the air as beer, sauce and music flow freely.Ribfest is coming November 7 and 8 to Homestead Air Reserve Park (Moody Drive and SW 122 Avenue).Local ribbers Huckleberry Hillbilly an ... More >>
The sultan of SoFi's new restaurant succeeds as an all-purpose upscale Italian dining venue.
In yesterday's Short Order I suggested that a major unnamed chef would be shortly leaving a major unnamed restaurant. I was alluding to Clay Conley of Azul, in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. When I contacted the chef to see if the rumor was true, he started off by stating "I'm not leaving." This seeme ... More >>
Not everything is better left to the imagination
Elia makes "Mediterranean" cuisine make sense