• Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Pascal Oudin to Open Brasserie Central in Coral Gables

    Pascal Oudin, the chef/owner of Pascal's on Ponce, known for contemporary takes on classic French cuisine, is opening a new bistro, making Coral Gables a mecca for Francophiles. See also: Ten Best Restaurants in Coral Gables

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2014

    Ten Best Salsa Acts in the World, According to Melina Almodovar

    Salsa is the sultry, hot, and heavy beat of life on the dance floor. It is the joy and the pain, the intimacy and lust, the freedom of spontaneous invention, and the emotional turmoil of love, loss, and all that's great in being human. Melina Almodovar aka La Muñeca De La Salsa is a Miami recordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Quattro's Mangia Monday, Two-Buck Meal at Daily Melt

    Another evil Monday is upon us. Without coffee's sweet beckoning, I doubt most of us would even get out of bed today. On the menu this week: comforting foods and tasty fare delivered right to your door. Because, really, the only thing worse than forgetting to bring lunch to the office is having to l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Best Eats & Drinks This Week: Barbecue, Burlesque, Burgers & Bourbon

    America's birthday is around the corner and it's time to celebrate. Not just any party will do for the red, white and blue. We need to be immersed in all things that make this country great. Sure, we're talking about freedom and flagrantly illegal fireworks displays; but we're also discussing booze, ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Top Five Eats & Drinks This Week: Dishcrawl Midtown to $2 Eats and $6 Drinks

    It's Monday and we're not the least bit sad. Sure it's the end of the weekend and the start of the work week, but we can take it. After all, we're champions people! The city celebrates today with a parade for our Miami Heat and the rest of the country groans and drinks their bitter hater-ade. You, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Top Five Eats and Drinks This Week: Tongue & Cheek, Michy's, The Dutch, and More

    This Monday hurts more than most. Whether you were partying with daddy or crying over the Heat's loss, even a lethal amount of caffeine doesn't seem enough today. When times are tough, start eating. Nothing soothes the stresses of life like comfort food. Creamy, dreamy, fatty goodness on a plate is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Chappellet Vineyards at Gotham Steak Tonight

    Tonight's installment of Fontainebleau's Cellar 1954 Series features one of the oldest family-run wineries in Napa, Chappelet Vineyards. Iwner Cyril Chappellet will be on hand to discuss his family vineyard while explaining the intricacies of each wine as they are paired with a special menu from Got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Mangia Mondays at Quattro Highlights Regional Italian at a Discount

    With summer quickly approaching, local foodies are practically foaming at mouth for discounted fare to finally arrive. No need to wait until Miami Spice, Quattro Gastronomia Italiana on South Beach has got you covered. Each Monday for the next three months, you can nab a three-course meal for $39 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    1. Jose Mendin of Pubbelly Group

    When it came time to decide who would be on our list of Tastemakers, there was no shortage of opinions around these parts. Battles were waged, sides were taken, and there was blood on the floor. Given all that, it might surprise you to know when it came to ranking our Top 10: Jose Mendin was undispu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Top Eats & Drinks This Week: From RA Sushi to Schnebly's

    Happy Tuesday everyone! The best stuff going on this week? Already passed on that holiday. But here are some pretty good choices. All Week Nicky's Week at RA Sushi Ra Sushi in South Miami is hosting the ninth annual Nicky's Week fundraiser going on now until Saturday, June 1. Held in memory of a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    11. Paula DaSilva of 1500° at Eden Roc

    Paula DaSilva is one tough cookie. Working in kitchens since age 10, chef de cuisine at 21, Hell's Kitchen finalist at 28 and executive chef of a critically acclaimed restaurant by 31, this lady doesn't just take the heat: she brings it. As executive chef of 1500° at Eden Roc Renaissance in Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Free Panther Coffee at New SoBe Location Today: A First Look

    At 6:59 a.m, the first customer was already waiting at the door. As of today, Panther Coffee's second location is up and running. They're calling it a soft open, which means gently feeding the caffeine frenzy while working out the kinks. Aside from a couch on the way and some missing pastries, these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Top Five Eats & Drinks this Week: From A Four-Course $10 Meal to a $2 Dinner

    Another weekend has flown by and it's time to get back to the daily grind. No lamenting loss of freedom. , we're already sipping some serious cold brew and we've snagged an exclusive deal on free coffee for you. From $2 meals to healthy dinner demonstrations, this week's eats are mostly budget fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    20. Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House

    Giorgio Rapicavoli was the first Miami winner of Food Network's Chopped. He used the momentum of his win to open a pop-up restaurant on Ponce named Eating House. The concept was so successful that Rapicavoli ended up taking over the space and turning Eating House into a permanent fixture. Recently n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    WD555: A New Bottle-Fed Bistro on Fifth and Jefferson

    Located at 555 Jefferson Ave., Miami Beach, WD555 is a revamped South Beach gem soon to be a local hot spot. The former Wine Depot is under new ownership and has undergone a vibrant redesign with a fresh feel. Driving up, one spots a boring box of a building, but a right turn reveals the first of ma ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2013
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    April 8, 2013

    Six Florida History Myths That Won't Die: Everglades Suicide, Al Capone and Castro's House

    Last week, T. D. Allman sent Florida the worst birthday card ever. The author's widely shared column in the New York Times trashed Ponce de León and bemoaned celebrations of his "purported discovery" of the peninsula in 1513 as a "fiesta of illusion." OK, so Ponce was a racist, imperialist dunderhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Best Chefs in America: A Peer Review For Chefs Names Miami's Finest Toques

    There's nothing new about peer reviews. Many professions, most notably attorneys, scientists and physicians, frequently evaluate their peers in an effort to maintain a standard level of competence and acknowledge outstanding members of their field. With the publication of Best Chefs America, add che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    French Spice Month in Miami: Beaucoup de Yum-Yums at Reduced Prices

    Miami Spice is over for 2012, Fort Lauderdale's Dine Out is still available until November 10 but frankly, it's a schlep to drive there if you live in Miami. Now, if you're looking to treat yourselves to beaucoup de yum-yums at reduced prices during French Spice month from November 1 to 30, Well hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Le Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 Is Here

    Photo by Marguerite Gil Beaujolais gets a kiss from Tara Salomon.​There aren't too many wines that come in roaring like a lion each year, but Beaujolais Nouveau fits that description perfectly.According to French law, Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine made from 100 percent Gamay grapes, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Beyond The Best Of Miami 2011: Top Five French Restaurants

    A La FolieA sweet as can be crepe from A La Folie. ​Daniel Boulud's Miami outpost of DB Bistro Moderne captured the distinction of most fabulous French restaurant in our Best Of Miami 2011 issue, beating out oldies but goodies who have been serving up escargots for ages. Here's a round-up of our o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Carnaval On The Mile Has Food, Fun, Free Stuff

    The Brassaholics will be performing and all you want is an arepa and a beer.​The party is in the Gables this weekend as the annual Carnaval On The Mile kicks into gear. The event on Miracle Mile features paintings, sculptures, photography and crafts. Live musical groups, , including jazz ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    12 Top Miami Chefs Who Were Not Too Big To Fail, Part One

    Chef Sean Brasel missed with his fatal KISS​Financial institutions are too big to fail. Chefs are not. Almost all of our highly regarded toques have wiped out in spectacular fashion at one point or another in their careers. We present a dozen such flops, in alphabetical order. Young chefs, heed th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Short Order Awards 2010 Nominees Are In... Vote Now!

    ​Last month, we revealed that at this year's Iron Fork event on October 21 we'd be handing out our first ever Short Order awards. While Best of Miami is picked by an ominous "editorial board," the blog awards work a little differently. We asked a group of local chefs, food bloggers, and our own Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Miami Spice: Deal or No Deal? Coral Gables

    Lee KleinPascal is offering berries instead of his baked alaska​In parts one, two (Asian), three (steakhouses) and four (hotels) of our series, we perused Miami Spice deals from various participating restaurants and put in our two cents as to whether or not the deal was worth taking advantage of. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Pascal's Gnocchi With Oyster Mushrooms, Mascarpone, and Truffle Oil

    Lee KleinNot your Italian grandmother's gnocchi. Better.​Pascal's on Ponce is flat-out one of this city's best spots for dining. The food is prepared so delicately, and the flavors are divine. Pascal's isn't necessarily known for its gnocchi, but this stuff is unbelievably good: twisted, spätzle- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Seared Mediterranean Wild Striped Bass at Palme d'Or

    ​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pan-Seared Sheepshead Fish at Altamare

    ​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    MP3 of the Day: "Corazon" by Elastic Bond

    via​Here's an MP3 for the upcoming third album by Miami's Elastic Bond. Ringleader Andres Ponce always does a good job of imbuing his musical efforts with a keen sense of blues, Tropicalia, and little bit of funk that's usually termed "urban," but in my book, makes for s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: A Frita, Cuban Hamburger, at Mago De Las Fritas

    Jacob Katel​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Blue Cheese and Jamon Croquetas at Michy's

    ​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Grilled Octopus at Mandolin Aegean Bistro

    Photo by Lee Klein​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Dining

    May 7, 2009

    Mother's Day Munchies

    A few epicurean ways to tell that special lady you love her.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Friday Recession Weekly Wrap-Up

    Short Order crawls the webs of cyberspace and stomps through the tricounty like a hungry elephant looking for the best local content to serve you, the loyal reader. You are loyal, aren't you? Aren't you!? Don't make us chase you off the page with an electric bread knife. Read on to find out what we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Carnaval on the Mile Time, Party People!

    Raise your hands if you love street festivals.  Okay.  I can't see you...but then again, how could I?  Not sure what I was hoping would happen there.  Anywho, that most phenomenal of all street festivals is coming up and you know what that means.  Calle Ocho.  About thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Booze Hound - BYOBooze

    I know it’s been awhile since you BYOBed -– like in high school, back when you used to sneak-sip Special Brews on some public beach on Key Biscayne while discussing the ever-important topic of whether to get a belly-ring, a fairy tattooed on your lower back, or just blow all of your hard-earned ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 20, 2007

    The French Perfection

    Like a fine wine, Pascal’s has gotten only better with age

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2007

    Bottoms Up!

    Take your bottle of vino out for a change

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2007

    Home-Cooked Harmonies

    Music, food, and good times in the Gables

  • Calendar

    August 3, 2006
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    March 9, 2006
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    April 21, 2005
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    March 10, 2005
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    May 13, 2004


    Miracle Mile Business District

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 15, 2003

    Pascal Oudin

    Personal Best

  • Dining

    July 27, 2000


    Aim High, Open Small

  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Side Dish

    Generation Chef speaks up

  • Dining

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    December 11, 1997

    The Music Man

    Forget River City; there are problems aplenty at the New World School of the Arts, where members of the music faculty have declared war on their boss

  • News

    August 7, 1991
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