The Eden Roc Miami Beach is one of the most iconic hotels in South Florida, if not the world. Designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the cruise ship-shaped hotel has been an ocean side jewel for over 50 years. In her heyday in the glamorous '50s and '60s, the Eden Roc was the favorite playgro ... More >>
Typhoon Haiyan has killed thousands and left millions homeless in the Philippines. There's a way to help. Miami's Filipino community asks you to contribute. Here are some South Florida events. There'll be a Thanksgiving Day service at noon at the NANAY Community Center, 659 NE 125th St. Call 305 98 ... More >>
Though the Philippine Islands are about a 22-hour flight from Miami, South Floridians can surely empathize with the people of the area. After all, we are acutely aware of the deadly force of a monster storm, as evidenced by our experience with Hurricane Andrew.
If you're into Asian eats and friendly fellow foodies, the Hoh Wok Club is a social occasion you might be into. Hosted by local cooking instructor and food personality Eleanor Hoh, this sit-down lunch will showcase Shokudo, Buena Vista's highly lauded Japanese eatery, on August 25. For $35 per pers ... More >>
Halo-halo isn't your typical shaved ice dessert. If you consider Panama's raspao, Italy's granita, Dominican Republic's frio frio, or United States' snow cone, then you already know none of these look anything like a layered, vibrant bowl of halo-halo. It might look more like Malaysia's ais kacang ... More >>
Mango season is upon us, which means these sweet, succulent fruits will be falling from trees, rolling under cars and rotting on sidewalks throughout Miami. Every year, an abundance of this fleshy tropical fruit strikes our city, and locals with mango trees are overwhelmed.In an attempt to save Moth ... More >>
HippyHoundDogAll decked out for FoodstockThis past weekend we set back the clock one hour. This coming weekend, we're setting the clock back even farther ... to 1969, a time when hippies chanted "make love, not war," traded love beads and ate street food. Let's put it this way, hippies were the ... More >>
Overload Extreme Street Food via FacebookOverload Extreme Street Food -- wear stretchy pants.There are two schools of thought in the eating game.On the one hand, there are the people who want to eat clean and healthfully. Thinking of their bodies as temples, they look for buzzwords like organic, ... More >>
via Floerchinger's FacebookGuenther Floerchinger, a 78-year-old man, is alleged to have shot his 21-year-old wife before setting his Port St. Lucie home on fire and then killing himself. Floerchinger made two phone calls before his suicide -- one asking a neighbor to take his wife's 4-year-old da ... More >>
Yo Mama Paella & SeafoodYo Mama Paella & Seafood's colorful sea creatures beckon you to eat them.If you can get past all of the "yo mama" jokes on the truck and on Yo Mama's Twitter page, you'll discover fresh, inexpensive seafood with Caribbean influences. The truck looks like a poster f ... More >>
Slow Food TruckSlow Food Truck is slowly climbing the charts to win Food Network's $10,000 prize.Slow Food Truck is in the top ten to win $10,000 and the title of America's Favorite Food Truck in Food Network's Great Food Truck Race.Slow Food Truck is the only South Florida food truck in the ... More >>
The Nicaraguan-born, Miami-bred super DJ who runs Slow Roast Records with Kill the Noise, DJ Craze, lives right here in the 305. During the week, at least. On the weekends, he's traveling from Vegas to Manila, doing what it takes to keep massive crowds of party people dancing. Recently, administ ... More >>
Manila Rice If you've been kvetching about the same old, same old night after night, we hear you. Everyone lapses into "food boredom" now and then. If eating the same food all the time has gotten you down, you might want to visit Manila Rice at BTTR tonight for some more-than-authentic Fili ... More >>
The NBA Finals feels like Miami versus the World, but there's at least an entire other nation rooting wildly for the Heat: The Philippines. Yes, Coach Erik Spoelstra's mother is a native of the Pacific nation, and Spoelstra is the first Filipino-American head coach of any major North American pro ... More >>
John ZurPocky is a must-try Japanese cookie snack. Located off Bird Road, Lucky Oriental Mart is an Asian grocery store stocked with foods and products from China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Stroll the aisles and your curiosity will be piqued by col ... More >>
Manila Rice Cecille Pangan with her Manila Rice TruckWith a "Miami Vice" color scheme (hot pink lettering on a black background), Manila Rice makes its debut this evening on the corner of NE 144th Street and Biscayne Boulevard from 6 to 11 p.m. Ted Lederman and Cecille Pangan are partners, ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanChef Alex's got some fufu for you.Did Chef Alex make you a believer after reading part one of last week's interview? Here's the rest of our chat:Any types of cuisine you are curious about but haven't attempted?Exotic meats.Like offal?Way beyond that. Some guy in Arizona has a res ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersNorman Van Aken (pictured with Emeril Lagasse) is all set to open Norman's 180 at the end of the month. Two new anticipated restaurants are debuting in the next few weeks in Miami.Norman's 180, from famed chef Norman Van Aken, officially launches in Coral Gables on Tu ... More >>
Pulgha World mosaic mural by Miguel Paredes.In this week's art column, we previewed everything from aboriginal reveries to a high-stomping high school girl's drill squad to an orgy of experimental video, which are all part of this weekend's Second Saturday gallery crawl capped by a free concert b ... More >>
Artwork by John Lennon from We All Shine On benefit exhibitFor a certain kind of pop culture observer, Yoko Ono will always remain defined by her marriage to John Lennon. And Lennon will always remain a Beatle.These people, though, have misread history. They ignore (or are ignorant of) Ms. Ono's ... More >>
"He's nothing but a corrupt criminal. Hopefully, God will change him when he's sitting in prison and realizes what he's done."
But youll enjoy it in the West.
Lucky Oriental Mart
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Choucroute month and menus with meaning
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Pretty saucy for a Vietnamese eatery in America
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