Is there anything Anthony Bourdain can't do? Now pretty much retired from the kitchen, Bourdain is a television star, producer, writer, wannabe mixed martial artist, and Brony (a male fan of My Little Pony)! Unlike most of us, who spent the summer trying to get in as much beach time as possible, Bo ... More >>
Overachiever Anthony Bourdain has a lot planned for fall. The television host/book producer/chef is looking forward to two of his television projects premiering their second seasons. Parts Unknown on CNN is gearing up for a second season of travel, food, and political chow chow.
Te gusta Papa Yon? On August 16, Miami's favorite Afro-Cuban funk band, Palo!, will be throwing a free party at PAX celebrating their 10th anniversary with tons of free giveaways from Car2Go, Azucar Ice Cream, El Rey de las Fritas food truck, and all kinds of other stuff. The concert will be filmed ... More >>
When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>
She's possibly one of the busiest ladies in South Florida. Michelle Bernstein often leads the culinary pack and leaves her fellow chefs in the dust. This year, she closed her Design District restaurant Sra. Martinez and opened a Miami Beach outpost of her bakery/cafe Crumb on Parchment at the Webste ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain is one busy guy. In addition to closing out his run on No Reservations, he's got an additional season of The Layover in the can, is writing for HBO's Treme, and preparing for his new gig at CNN. That would be way too much for the average man, but let's never forget that Tony Bourdai ... 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 th ... More >>
Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>
The philanthropy arm of PBS television affiliate and public radio station WLRN has incurred the wrath of some Miami-Dade School Board members. In his weekly edition of The Watchdog Report, Daniel Ricker reveals Friends of WLRN and Miami-Dade Public Schools, which owns the station's federal li ... More >>
Hidden somewhere in the thick mist and jagged rock of the Andes Mountains, there's a secret training academy for professional pickpockets and it's called the School of Seven Bells. Now, maybe this whole thing is a myth, but no one really knows. Even Interpol and the NYPD refuse to fully deny the ... More >>
This is a companion volume to the PBS series of the same name. An obviously very generous friend of mine gave this autographed copy to me as a gift, and it's one of the best cookbooks I own. Mr. Pépin and Ms. Child offer complementary recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, desserts ... More >>
Miami-born filmmaker Barry Jenkins has been featured on PBS for his 2008 film Medicine for Melancholy, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and at Miami's own Borscht Film Festival. Although the film is based in San Francisco, Jenkins grew up ... More >>
Elyse Wanshel Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain at the Miami Book Fair International Thursday night. Although former junkie/gutter chef, Anthony Bourdain claims that his life is “all rainbows and unicorns” ever since the birth of his baby daughter, many of his random comments during last night ... More >>
A decade after Newsweek named him tops, Bill Teck is back.
Born in Kentucky, Muhammad Ali was Made in Miami
Hes internationally known, but Ali was made in Miami
"Orishas are hot! They dance bien rico!"
Oh heavens! A brilliant Cuban exile takes top billing in the intelligent design debate
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Corey Harris digs down to Africa to retool the blues
Seminar touts sensible living spaces
The Complete Miles Davis at Montreaux 1973-1991 "Columbia/Legacy"
Under covers with a film noir featuring a not-so-new twist
The new chairman of the Miami-Dade delegation sets his own course in Tallahassee
Kids in Exile: Right-winging it
Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners
Why South Florida public broadcasters spewed Domingo, Pavarotti, and Carreras out the proverbial wazoo
Treasure hunter, diving extremist, and aspiring filmmaker Ron McManmon launches the ultimate party barge and introduces the gentleman's sport of shark riding
Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.
The dancin' squeezebox wildman gets pumped
Banjo man extraordinaire Bela Fleck refusesto tone it down
Celia Touzet's decade-old Fiesta by the Bay has vanished from Bayfront Park's New Year's Eve landscape