• Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Two Long-Lost Maps Spark a Quest to Find Forgotten Pyramids in the Florida Swamps

    Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door. Inside, unmoving taxidermies of bears, snakes, and birds stand next to rows of sterile bones, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Ten Best Salads in Miami

    It's summertime, and the eating is easy and light. It's too hot for ovens, stoves, and heavy dressings and sauces. Cold food reigns supreme. Yes, we're talking salads. But not all are limited to sides and diet-conscious duty -- some are meant to be stars. Fresh produce is highlighted with hunks of m ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2013
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    July 23, 2012

    Five Guys vs. OMG! Burgers: Which is Better?

    In-N-Out Burger set up its first shop in 1948: Fresh, never-frozen, cooked-to-order double-patty burgers on house-made buns. French fries cut in the stores and cooked in vegetable oil. Shakes made from real ice cream. In other words, a quality fast-food burger chain (currently with some 280 branches ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    The Weeknd Brings Postmodern Panty Droppin' to Revolution Live on May 1

    The art of sensual seduction via song ain't nothin' like it used to be. Back in the day, all it took was a few lines from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" to not only get the panties droppin', but also have them flying through the air like graduation caps. Contemporary R&B is a strange beast, ... More >>

  • Film

    February 2, 2012
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    January 25, 2012

    What's Michelle Obama Really Doing in South Florida?

    Maybe it's that whole exiled-from-the-Motherland, terrorized-by-a-ruthless-dictator thing, but Cubans tend to be a little paranoid. Of course, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not watching you. And the fact that Michelle Obama, First Lady, Democrat, former WNBA power forward, close ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2011
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    January 6, 2011

    Jimmy'z Kitchen Serves Rockin' Mofongo

    Mofongo de Camaron​Jimmy'z Kitchen recently opened in the Wynwood area on the right side of Miami. Mofongo aficionados and homesick Puerto Ricans now have a spot to chow without having to make the trek over to SoBe. One thing rings true among all the boricuas know, they love their mofongo. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Plato Royale: Battle of White Wine Sangria, Jaguar vs. Por Fin

    Photo by Danielle AlvarezWhite wine sangria at Jaguar​Plato Royale usually compares and critiques food. But in this edition, it's all about sangria. The punch-like concoction is traditionally made with Spanish red wine from the Rioja region. But white wine sangria, sangria blanca, is a cool and c ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
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    January 22, 2010

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Carnita

    Jacob KatelThe entire menu at Carnitas Estilo Michoacan.​It worked in L.A. with Mexican/Korean food, so when's somebody down here gonna open a Caribbean Taco Shop. We're talkin' jerk pork with pickled cabbage and sweet plantain. Or, how 'bout fried goat chunks, and Honduran farm cheese. Here's wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Grrrly Talk: Q&A with Jewel, Playing at the Fillmore Tuesday, November 3

    Jewel's new album Lullaby​Although Jewel became commercially successful at the age of 19 after releasing her thoughtful, melodic, and grrrly brand of Americana folk Pieces of You in 1997, she had already attained a lifetime of experience to draw from. Since her days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Weekly Wrapup: The Friday, Bitch I'mma Put You To Work

    Jacob Katel​Verbal exchange of the week: Last night at Taste The Nations charity event at the Ritz Carlton on Key Biscayne, toward the end of the event, 9:43 p.m., I approach Chef Cindy Hutson of Ortanique, she's slidin' off the wine in her drinkin' glass. I mumble something about shooting the kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Plato Royal: Sunday Brunch Buffet at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami Vs. the Biltmore Hotel

    Jackie SayetFrom the top: part of the raw bar at The Biltmore Hotel, and at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami​Have you ever had the feeling that you've bitten off more than you can chew?  Try sizing up a brunch buffet, and you'll have the metaphor made literal. Die-hard brunchers have it down, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Weekly Wrapup: The Friday Hunger

    image via altemark's flickr But will you work for a job, wash for soap, cut hair for scissors, or just smoke for weed? From the strip mall outposts of our suburban wastelands to the grimy corners in the heart of the city, our fast-food bread lines form their motorized queues and serve our doo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Plato Royal: The Cobb at Giardino Gourmet Salads Vs. Salad Creations

    Jackie Sayet "Country Cobb" at Giardino Gourmet Salads Jackie Sayet "Florida Sunshine Cobb" at Salad CreationsCue the workforce lunch crowd.  All together now... "Hallelujah!"  Miami has finally gotten its fair share of salad mixing chains, transforming noon-time question mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The "Best Of" Friday

    Jacob KatelScallop On The Half Shell @ BLT SteakThis week marks the release of the Miami New Times Best Of Miami 2009. Thanks to the powers of the global information super highway you can actually leave your opinion in the form of a comment on each and every entry. Short Order encourages any and all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Plato Royal No. 1: Oriental Ceviche at La Cofradia Ceviche Bar Vs. Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & LATAM Grill

    Jackie SayetThe Oriental Ceviche battle: La Cofradia (top,) Jaguar (bottom)They're taking over Miami, one lime-cured corvina morsel at a time.  You know what I'm referring to...  The dish of the moment is ceviche!  We are a town obsessed with piles of lipsmacking, citrus-cured seafood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Semana Gastronomica at Ideas Restaurant

    As Gail Shepherd at Short Order's Broward doppelganger blog, Clean Plate Charlie, points out, 4 of the top 8 restaurants in S. Pellegrino's recent ranking of the top 100 restaurants in the world were from Spain.None were from Florida. Even fewer from Miami. But Coconut Grove's Ideas Restaurant is br ... More >>

  • Film

    April 2, 2009
  • Music

    May 22, 2008
  • Culture

    May 8, 2008

    Madness and Art

    A local gallery spreads the spotlight on artists at the margins.

  • Culture

    January 26, 2006

    Pulling No Punches

    Kentridge's big MAC attack delivers a KO

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Floored Genius

    From high-minded to hype-crazed, book fairs have a rich tradition of coaxing out reclusive authors. New Times was fortunate to get a rare audience with the person redefining writing, M.M. Pascal-Paul.

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    The Human Condition

    From banal and bizarre to strange and sad

  • News

    September 22, 2005


    He's a genius, fluent in three languages, and he hustles pool. So why do they call him "cripple"?

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    Super Booze Me

    A sobering journey into one man's weeklong binge in the world of alcohol distribution

  • Culture

    February 3, 2005

    Please Be Seated

    When artists design chairs, comfort isn't always a high priority

  • Culture

    December 16, 2004
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    August 12, 2004
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    February 19, 2004

    Almost a Saint

    People were drawn to him and his inspiring devotion to the downtrodden. They wanted to help, to give him money. And they did -- right up to the day he vanished.

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    Santa's Secret Shame

    These eight tiny reindeer describe how the fat man got his Claus into them

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    Real Still Life

    A Cuban artist captures time and throws it on a wooden canvas

  • Best of Miami

    May 17, 2001

    Joe Centorino

    Personal Best

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    All Over the Place

    Do you have time for all the art that's out there?

  • Film

    April 27, 2000
  • Culture

    August 5, 1999
  • Dining

    July 15, 1999
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    July 1, 1999
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    February 25, 1999
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    October 29, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
  • Culture

    May 22, 1997
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    July 13, 1995

    Witness to Fitness

    Seventy-nine-year-old Miami Beach bodybuilding and weightlifting goddess Dalia Valle will whip you into shape

  • News

    October 6, 1993

    By Appointment Only

    What could be more exciting and fulfilling than the life of a consul? Well, lots of things, actually.

  • News

    June 9, 1993

    The Collector

    What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a

  • News

    February 24, 1993

    A Sea of Trouble

    For 66 days Bill and Simonne Butler drifted together on a tiny raft in the Pacific. After they were finally rescued and came back to Miami, they drifted apart.

  • Film

    July 1, 1992
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    March 20, 1991