Philippe of Belgium

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    April 17, 2014

    Miami's Jewish Congregations Disturbed By Ukraine's "Jewish Registration" Letters UPDATED

    Miami Beach became one of the Jewish capitals of America thanks in part to the mass immigration fleeing anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe under the Nazis. So it's no surprise that when news broke earlier today about fliers circulating in eastern Ukraine demanding that Jewish residents "register" with ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    September 4, 2013

    August 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Though August is probably the most uncomfortable and lethargic of all times in our fair city, we manage to survive, bolstered by frequent trips to the beach and fortified by Miami Spice meals. Though few restaurants opened and closed, they were memorable. Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop, which was closed ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    July 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    July is usually a slow month in Miami. Overly warm days make us feel torpid, wanting only to wait in a humidity-induced semi-coma for August to bring Miami Spice and the relief of dining frugally in air-conditioned restaurants. But, this summer's seen an incredible amount of activity, with many re ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Lippi: Chef Philippe Ruiz Returns With New Venture on Brickell

    For those of you missing chef Philippe Ruiz's exquisite artistry, your ship is ready to come in. Ruiz, who left the Biltmore Hotel's Palme d'Or restaurant in December, 2011, is finally set to take over the kitchen as executive chef at Lippi, the Mediterranean restaurant that's been in the works sin ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    WMC Preview: Q&A With Booka Shade

    The international dance floor domination of the German electro-house duo Booka Shade, as well as that of the record label they co-founded, Get Physical, came serendipitously. "The plan was not to have a plan," says Arno Kammermeier, half of the twosome, of Get Physical's heady early days. It was aro ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Rating Zagat Miami 2009

    The 2009 Zagat Miami/South Florida Guide was just released -- the Miami portion edited by New Times contributor Bill Citara. Here are some impressions: Michy’s On Top For Food With 28 Rating You can’t argue with this -- or, more to the point, you can argue with this, and every other selection. ... More >>

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    October 31, 2008

    N’awlins South Beach Style

    Ahnvee, a Cajun-Creole restaurant and “laid-back lounge” will open at 621 Washington Avenue (the old “Strand” location) in late-2008/early 2009. Executive chef Tom Azar, most recently having served the same function at Emeril’s Miami Beach, will be putting out skillet cornbread with honey ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008

    Mango Festival and Brunch This Weekend

    International Mango Festival Date: July 12 - 13, 2008 Location: Fairchild Tropical Garden 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden invites you its 16th annual International Mango Festival featuring the mangoes of Africa. The weekend features, among many other activiti ... More >>