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 >>
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 >>
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.
fact that Michelle Obama, First Lady, Democrat, former WNBA power forward,
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Mofongo de CamaronJimmy'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 >>
Photo by Danielle AlvarezWhite wine sangria at JaguarPlato 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 >>
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 >>
Jewel's new album LullabyAlthough 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 >>
Jacob KatelVerbal 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 >>
Jackie SayetFrom the top: part of the raw bar at The Biltmore Hotel, and at the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiHave 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 >>
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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 >>
"Country Cobb" at Giardino Gourmet Salads
"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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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