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    September 19, 2014

    Gaston Acurio at La Mar for James Beard Benefit Next Tuesday

    If you have yet to make it to La Mar and try Gaston Acurio's Peruvian fare, you might want to mark your calendar for next Tuesday, September 23, because the celebrity chef will be making an appearance at Brickell Key's snazzy cebicheria. In benefit of the James Beard Foundation, La Mar and executi ... More >>

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    July 25, 2014

    Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day Monday at La Mar

    In 1821, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain. How best to celebrate, you ask? Why, with food, music, and Pisco, ¡hermanos! While we know it's hard to disentangle yourself from the comforting arms of classics like tangy ceviche and aromatic lomo saltado, La ... More >>

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    July 21, 2014

    Cantina La Veinte: High-End Mexican Restaurant Opens Next Monday in Brickell

    Seems like Miami is hungry for high-end Mexican food. At least that's what the folks behind Cantina La Veinte think. Part of Cinbersol Group, which has opened over 30 concepts in Mexico, this is Cantina La Veinte's first U.S. location (the other three are all in Mexico City). Like the restaurant, ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    National Ceviche Day Saturday: Five Deals and Specials to Celebrate

    Ahh, ceviche. You truly deserve your own holiday. Soaking in citrus and spice, this is one of South Florida's favorite dishes to slurp down. Lucky for us, it's never hard to come by -- it's even sold out of the back of people's trucks down here. If you prefer to celebrate National Ceviche Day this S ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    Miami Chefs at SOBEWFF Provide a Taste of the City

    When food enthusiasts from around the world descend on Miami Beach for the SOBEWFF festivities, it would be a shame not to partake in the events of local chefs. When in Miami, eat and learn from the locals. Hedy Goldsmith, Sam Gorenstein, Antonio Bachour, and Michelle Bernstein will all showcase the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Where to Eat Christmas Dinner in Miami

    If you're not into eating A Christmas Story-style Chinese dinner on Jesus' birthday, not to worry, there are plenty of other places to get good grub. Although if you are into Chinese, we've got a list for that, too. But for the rest of y'all, here's a rundown of where you can get a good meal on Ch ... More >>

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    December 13, 2013

    Holiday Gift Guide: Ten Presents for the Miami Foodie

    The holidays revolve around eating, which is why it makes perfect sense for your gift-giving to revolve around eating too. And with Christmas less than two weeks away, it's officially shopping crunch time. To help get your gift list squared away, we've rounded up a selection of food-themed present ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    November 19, 2013

    Suviche: Now Open in Wynwood (Photos)

    Last Friday, Suviche's third outpost opened in Wynwood. And in Miami, the pisco bar is the first of its kind. Short Order was invited to sample their new drinks and menu items. Check out the pictures after the jump. See also: SuViche to Open in Wynwood on November 15

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    SuViche to Open in Wynwood on November 15

    Wynwood is growing quickly, thanks to the many locally-owned breweries, eateries, and bars. It's appealing territory for those looking to make a mark. Bloom, the Asian fusion restaurant on North Miami Avenue, closed in September. SuViche, the "Japeruvian" (Japanese-Peruvian fusion) joint, will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Rusty Pelican's A Taste Of Peru: Third Annual Gourmet Festival Next Tuesday

    The Peruvian-American Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the third Peru Gourmet Festival next Tuesday, showcasing both the food and drink of the South American country. Marisol Chocano Gomez, president of the Chamber, says the event will feature, "The best Peruvian restaurants in South Florida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    The Alchemist: Multi-Course Experiences Coming to Midtown

    Experiential dining can mean many, many things. The term includes kitschy interactive dinner theater where your wait staff may sing or get murdered as you scarf down catering-style rubber chicken, Or it can take the form of a meal in which the presentation and mere act of dining is entertainment in ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Top Ten Boozy Deals

    Miami Spice is one of the best dining deals this city has to offer. With nearly 200 restaurants offering three-course meals at great prices, what could possibly sweeten the pot? Well, how about free (or discounted) wine, beer, or cocktails? Done and done. Here are our ten favorite boozy Spice offer ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013

    Free Drinks: New Times Happy Hour App Party at Blackbird Ordinary Tonight

    If you're a cocktail aficionado, Blackbird Ordinary has to be one of your favorite places. The drinks are crafted with care, using premium spirits, house made elixirs, and fresh herbs grown right on premises. Which is why we are pleased as punch pisco to announce that New Times is hosting a free h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

    Have you accepted that you're a hipster? Probably not. It's in your nature to deny it. Shit, even that is becoming cliche. On most nights, though, you're inadvertently (or deliberately?) trendsetting at a handful of offbeat, edgy boozing spots around town. We know you don't want us to blow up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Cecci's Italo-Peruvian in SoBe: Try Lomo Saltado Pizza (Scrumptious Photos)

    Before opening Cecci, a small 36-seat eatery on Washington Avenue at 15th Street, Daniela and Octavio Salerno launched a pasta and pizza restaurant 30 minutes outside of Lima, in Chaclacayo. They also operate a traditional Peruvian restaurant in a yacht club on Peru's coast from January through Apri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2013

    SoBeWFF's Pescado & Pisco: Gastón Acurio Coming to Miami

    At least once a year there is a new national cuisine that makes it ways into the larger global culinary scene. Some kind of drift in and quickly fizzle out. Others tend to make a larger impact on food culture for the long term. Peruvian cuisine had been kind of a big deal for a while now and it does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    10 Sexiest Cocktails in Miami for Valentine's Day

    According to an Open Table survey recently published, 51 percent of respondents plan to head out to a restaurant for a romantic Valentine's Dinner.Most every Miami spot is planning a decadent multi-course extravaganza (and we've got a great list of fantastic options). Before you sit down to your mea ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Super Bowl Watch Parties in Miami

    The big game is this Sunday in New Orleans and the Big Easy is filled with fans lining the streets to celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Mardi Gras style.Sure, fans lucky enough to have scored a ticket to the game get to see the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in person, but the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    SoBe Wine & Food Fest Tickets Now On Sale For Everyone

    Everyone can rejoice! South Beach Wine & Food Festival tickets are now available for everyone who didn't (or couldn't) get in on the Mastercard privy access. Hooray! We peons are now able to choose from the wide variety of events to take place February 21 - 23, 2013. We here at Short Order realize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Cypress Hill and Action Bronson Coming to "Get You High" at Grand Central Miami

    Y'all ever miss the days when a Jansport full of Phillies, a quarter-pound of Grand Daddy Purp, and a cassette copy of Cypress Hill's Black Sunday was all you needed in life? Us too. Now we're stuck with shit like smartphones and complimentary fast-access Internet inside highway service plazas. Ne ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Four Best Things to Eat and Drink in Miami This Weekend

    Ready for the weekend? It's been a long work week and you deserve some wining and dining. Lucky for you, we have a list of restaurants participating in Miami Spice over the weekend.If you're up to a ladies-only afternoon, on Saturday, there's an event for that, too. And if you're just looking to un ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Wynwood Kitchen & Bar Adds A Large Dose of Childhood Sazon to the Menu

    See also: Wynwood Kitchen & Bar Plays With Porton Pisco Miguel Aguilar grew up eating sopa de frijoles negros and tropical salads -- and now he's out to give others a taste of his Venezuelan childhood by completely reworking the menu at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar. The executive chef's recently a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Five Cocktail Trends To Look Out For

    If the Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans last week taught me one thing, it's that your liver can take five days of abuse as long as you feed it lots of red beans and rice. (Oh ... coconut water and cat naps work well, too.)Seriously, there was much to learn at Tales of the Cocktail. Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Fourth of July Star-Spangled Pisco Punch Recipe

    If you're looking for a last-minute punch to prepare for July 4th guests, look no further: This Pisco Punch is distinctive, pretty to present, and it refreshes in a light, lemony fashion. Plus this is, after all, Miami, where pisco is particularly popular among our Peruvian populace.

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    June 8, 2012

    Wynwood Kitchen & Bar Plays With Porton Pisco

    Earlier this week, we met with a pisco master distiller from Peru, Johnny Schuler. Schuler is one seriously passionate man when it comes to his pisco. For two hours we talked, drank, and smelled like nothing more than pisco.This was all before 2 p.m., of course.He left us with a bottle of his signat ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 17, 2012
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    February 14, 2012

    Top Five Ceviches in Miami: An Orgasmic Fusion of Flavors

    ​There was a time in Miami when good ceviche was hard to find. Fortunately, nowadays you can't walk two blocks without discovering the fresh raw fish marinated in lime and/or lemon and spiced with chili peppers, onion, salt, and cilantro, among other things.In Peru, which is most often associated ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Friendly Food Fights and Fun at Last Night's Iron Fork

    All photos by Laine Doss​View photos from Iron Fork 2011 here.New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in downtown Miami brought more than 1600 people out to eat, drink and enjoy some friendly competition between chefs.The weather couldn't have been more perfect as people sipp ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Segafredo Pairs Cocktails With People

    All photos by Laine DossEach of these models represented a new Segafredo cocktail.​Segafredo L'Originale on South Beach hosted an unusual and lively reception that paired their new collection of cocktails with people. Six drinks were showcased, each represented by a costumed model that personified ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011

    Johnny Schuler's Passionate About Pisco

    ​Master Distiller and restaurateur Johnny Schuler is the preacher of pisco.He's dedicated to bringing the fragrant Peruvian spirit to the states. Working hard on a marketing campaign to make his this dream a reality, he's learning how to navigate the different state laws regulating alcohol, about ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    El Gran Inka's Pisco Sour Recipe

    Photo by Riki AltmanThis drink's good for you because, uh, it has eggs in it.​Want to celebrate a successful day in the kitchen? After downing some ceviche and your avocado reina with rocoto pepper aioli -- you know, that recipe we shared yesterday?--you will probably be ready for a few sips of a ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    The Eats of San Francisco, Part Two

    Lee KleinYesterday we touted the Ferry Terminal Market, Chinatown, chocolates, dungeness crabs, public transportation, and tasty salted pig parts. Today we cover a few more recommendable spots to enjoy.Castro Theater Sing-a-Long"Boo Hitler. Hiss the Countess..." read the promo, and we knew we had to ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Yelp Throws a Party at Moore Building (and You're Invited)

    ​Yelp is throwing a party for the public, and it's the best kind of party: Free. The erstwhile bloggers and friends will be whooping it up on Saturday, August 21, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the very historic and extremely brick Moore Building in the Design District. Noshes are being provided by ... More >>

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    June 25, 2010

    Slideshow: Gran Sierpe Pisco Bus Tour

    Photo by Jipsy​Miami's lack of public transportation makes bar hopping a bit more complicated and sometimes even illegal. So when Gran Sierpe Pisco offers a bus to take a few locals from bar to bar for the purpose of consuming free drinks, we say, where do we sign up? Last night, the bus took pass ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Gran Sierpe Pisco Punch Recipe

    Photo courtesy of Artisan Brands​In keeping with our quest to help quench the desperate thirsts of a sun-soaked Miami populace, we drunkenly -- I mean proudly present this recipe for a sprightly pisco punch. Pisco is a 300-year-old spirit distilled from grapes and hailed as a national drink in Chi ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    November 10, 2009

    Mike Torrey, Machu Picchu Photog, Talks Food in Peru

    via Mike TorreyGet high in the Andes.​Mike Torrey is a San Diego based architectural photographer with a new book out called "Stone Offerings: Machu Picchu's Terraces of Enlightenment."Mike will be in town for the Miami International Book Fair and will be on a panel with a National Geographic phot ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Ingrid Hoffmann Gets the 10 Questions

    Ingrid Hoffman​Now here's a chef who knows the meaning of caliente. For those of you who may not recognize this hometown girl (which rock have you been living under, huh?), she's the host of Food Network's Simply Delicioso, as well as Galavision/Univision's hit series, Delicioso, and she's authore ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    FatKingBulla Brings the Bulla to the Van Dyke, This Saturday

    ​From the land of the pisco sour comes a new, and even more intoxicating Peruvian export--FatKingBulla. Okay, perhaps that's a bit of a bold statement. Pisco sours are some strong stuff. Just ask my ex-neighbor about that morning I woke up on his lawn cradling his garden gnome (nothing happened Ge ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    June 11, 2009

    Does Miami Ceviche Keep Mosquitoes From Biting? Try The Rocoto

    image via Clouds of screaming devil birds rise from their birth-swamps and descend on the flesh of the city to feast on the blood of our people. Mosquitoes suck.I came up with the totally unfounded idea that a good ceviche from Miami will keep them from biting. I started calling Peruv ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Booze Hound: Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar and LatAm Grill

    Elyse Wanshel Where the party happens. Typical Groveites (or Grovinians? Grovitines?) wears shorts and flip flops. They always seem to be walking a dog, clutching a plastic cup, and most likely drive a Mini Cooper. Their typical night's itinerary usually includes pigging out on fish tacos at ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Three Jacks Save The World, Starting With Pisco, Peru

    image via Plus Barb & The Breffnis, Dancers on the "Angels With A Mission" Tour of Peru The Three Jacks are an amazing Irish/Celtic/Folk/Rock band, a Dade County Dropkick Murphy's with better musicians. Their singer/guitar player Henk Milne recently met New T ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    Bali Hai Preview with Chefs Oscar del Rivero and Sean Brasel

    This Sunday, April 5, will mark the 15th annual Bali Ha'i event, an outdoor soiree of culinary delights from restaurants around Miami to celebrate the Kampong. On Thursday, I set out to get advance tastes of one fish dish and one meat dish, from two talented and charming chefs, Oscar del Rivero of ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008

    Miami's Dining Scene Goes Big League

    In 2008, our city's gastronomic curve trended sharply upward.

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    December 18, 2008

    Christine's and New Times Hosts Artisan Brands Pairing Tonight

    Tonight, New Times and Christine's Restaurant  are presenting a complimentary tasting and pairing for Artisan Brands, a distributor of small batch, artisan spirits that's just moved into South Florida. Christine's chefs  Bill Bruening and Tom Repetti will be throwing down a spread of passe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008

    Under Pressure?

    Mellow out with cocktails and ceviche at Jaguar.

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    October 19, 2006

    Post-Post Depression Syndrome

    Never order an entre whose description begins with airline

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    March 9, 2006

    Fat Geese for Fat Cats

    That foie gras would sure taste good on someone else's dime

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