More and more people are willing to brand themselves with their favorite product's logo -- and pay for it. Iconic logos like Coca-Cola and Budweiser are available in wearables such as T-shirts, hats, and board shorts, which people happily purchase to showcase their favorite food or drink. Now that ... More >>
Well, would you look at that? It's already Hump Day. That means that in a few short days we'll be shredding our papers, cutting our phone lines, and getting blasted for the weekend. In the meantime, here are the six best bashes to crash on SoBe oozing with booze, celebrities, and beautiful party p ... More >>
Burger King is one of the largest companies with global headquarters in Miami-Dade. Which is, in theory, great for the local economy, but BK's practice of paying its restaurant employees low wages may not be so great for the American economy. A new study estimates that Burger King employees might co ... More >>
No longer do fans of Proper Sausages have to follow the husband and wife team of Freddy and Danielle Kaufmann to a local farmers's market to purchase their artisan sausages made with quality meats and spices.After months of planning, Proper Sausages opens its doors for business tomorrow, Saturday, M ... More >>
Christopher Sharp, a 37-year-old resident of Spring Hill, Florida, realized his job at Pizza Hut might not be the most impressive vocation in the eyes of his live-in girlfriend. So instead of landing better employment, Sharp stole a Pasco County Sheriff's deputy uniform and for five months pretended ... More >>
The big game is only a few days away, and with it comes a host of marketing opportunities, commercials, promotions, contests, and giveaways. Each year, execs at major food and beverage companies wrack their brains for ways to get you, the consumer, to laugh, cry, and pull out your wallet before, dur ... More >>
This time of year brings lots of 2012 summations: what we wore, what we watched and most importantly for Short Order readers -- what we ate. And who better to speak to the food trends of the masses than the almighty Google? The search giant's Zeitgeist wrap up of the year's search trends includes a ... More >>
Would you eat a dozen churros every day for pay?Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine are paying participants to eat, particularly fast food from McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.Participants are being compensated up to $3500 depending o ... More >>
Burger King has seen 105% fan growth on Facebook since January. McDonald's follower growth on Twitter has seen a 118% growth in the same period. Mickey Dee's also responds quickest to tweets than any other chain -- an average of 29 minutes.Compare that to Burger King, which takes over 60 hours to re ... More >>
This Fourth of July, many Americans will be going out to pick up the hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken carcasses they like to throw over the fire pit while the fireworks screech overhead. The head of the household will man the grill, bragging about his or her ability to rotate the meat at precisely ... More >>
Haven't thought of a Valentine's Day gift yet? Here's an idea for a present that your lover will surely remember the rest of her life: The "Dinner Box Proposal Package" from Pizza Hut.Granted, what your mate will forever recall is how crazy, tacky, just plain stupid, and desperate you were to she ... More >>
It was not such a good week for the shuttered Vice Lounge Miami, but it was a splendid week for the Federal Food, Drink & Provisions, which opened to lots of huzzahs and buzz, and for J & G Grill, which debuted with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It was also a good week for chef Giorgio Rapic ... More >>
Looking for a job? Maybe you should also be looking for a new place to live outside South Florida. Not one, but two job listings sites have run the numbers and declared that the Miami metro area is the worst place to find a job in America. Sure, there may be places with higher unemployment, b ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
See the full 30-photo Das Racist at Grand Central slideshow. Das Racist With Danny Brown and Despot Grand Central Miami Sunday, October 9, 2011 Better Than: The graveyard shift at a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. A Lot Better Than: Langerado. About a month ago, Langerado organizers a ... More >>
Photo by Bek AndersenIn the hot-as-balls summer of 2009, three dudes from New York City -- rappers Himanshu "Heems" Suri and Victor "Kool A.D." Vazquez, and hype guy Ashok "Dapwell" Kondabolu -- banded together under the vaguely ominous moniker Das Racist, made some beats, spit some rhymes, smok ... More >>
Photo by Simon Wald-LasowskiDas RacistWith Langerado acts like Arctic Monkeys and Ghostland Observatory rebooked at Broward venues, we suspected it was only a matter of time before Miami got some of the other defaulted acts. First one announced: Das Racist at Grand Central, which was confirmed ye ... More >>
Five Guys scored highest among burger chains linked to MiamiAdvice culled from a fast food survey among Consumer Reports readers in the August issue: "Next time you have a craving for fast food, think twice about slowing down for Burger King, KFC, McDonald's, or Taco Bell."These big names f ... More >>
I don't think everyone on public assistance is a lazy bum, but I'm happy about the welfare drug-testing bill (the only move Rick Scott has made that I approve of). More importantly, I don't think food stamps should be used to buy fast food. So far, California, Michigan, and Arizona allow the ... More >>
Spank Rock's debut full length, 2006's YoYoYoYoYo, paired the frantic tempo and raunchy sensibility of Baltimore-style club music with the shimmering glean of indie electro-pop and the impressively elastic flow and sharp diction of MC Naeem Juwan. The album painted a perfect picture of the raunch ... More >>
Via MrKolby Four Loko? Ha! This was far more dangerous.Ah, the '90s. The era when we were but aspartame-inhaling, hydrogenated-oil-guzzling kiddies. Back then, we thought playing in the Ronald McDonald playhouse was hygienically advisable and Fruit Roll-Ups were an appropriate example to bring ... More >>
"Domino's Pizza was hurting early last year. Domestic sales had fallen, and a survey of big pizza chain customers left the company tied for the worst tasting pies. Then help arrived from an organization called Dairy Management. It teamed up with Domino's to develop a new line of pizzas with 40 perce ... More >>
Was that so hard?The idea was simple genius. Heartbroken Clevelanders could send their unwanted LeBron James jerseys -- those that weren't in flames -- to Miami to be distributed to the local homeless. But this being the summer of LeBron, things had to take a turn for the bizarre. The jersey ... More >>
ABC News Nightline aired an exposé on the dairy industry last night that should outrage any human being with feelings. "Got Milk? Got Ethics? Animal Rights v. U.S. Dairy Industry," written by Brian Ross and Anna Schecter, included a video made inside a huge New York farm, Willet Dairy, milk from wh ... More >>
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