Since before Jaws used the Jersey shore as an all-you-can-eat buffet, sharks have held a reputation as the monsters of the sea. But no matter how intimidating they appear, the water-bound predators still fall below humans on the food chain. In fact, shark meat is legally sold at certain retailers, ... More >>
The wafting smell of shawarma and freshly baked pita bread greets customers as they mosey into Oriental Bakery and Grocery. It's one of just a handful of Middle Eastern specialty markets in Greater Miami. In fact, it was the first of its kind in South Florida, having opened 41 years ago. It's ... More >>
Come January, each and every one of us will be boasting about some ridiculous, noble new years resolution. Think juice cleanses, gym memberships, or renouncing all things pork. We've all been there. But, come February, after much whimpering and complaining, we'll be back to our bacon-eating and milk ... More >>
Most of you remember 'pink slime' don't you? That nasty little recipe that was being used by many fast food restaurants and passed off as straight up beef to us ignorant folk?Well, there's another very popular and equally anonymous food product ingredient, "meat glue." that you should know about.
Looks like the South has something else to boast about besides voting for Rick Santorum. The cover story in the May 2012 issue of Consumer Reports ranks Publix third out of a total of 52 national supermarket chains. A total of 24,203 shoppers were surveyed about service, quality of meats and produce ... More >>
Every vegan has heard the oh-so-clever jeers about his or her Thanksgiving prospects."What are you gonna eat? Tofurky?" some guy inevitably interjects as he shoves a couple more pieces of Stove Top into the hollow of his dead bird.Some of these tofu-phobes may not even realize that Tofurky is mor ... More >>
They don't let you wear shades in prison anyway.It was trying to buy some Gucci shades that did him in.Thirty-year-old Ricardo Fleurant was arrested at the Coastland Center Mall in Naples late last week after running out of a Sunglass Hut with what a clerk suspected was a stolen debit card, accor ... More >>
Camille Lamb South Beach resident Nico Totaro flaunts his choice.The milk aisle these days is a lot more complicated than it was ten years ago. There was a time when 1 percent seemed exotic. Nowadays, they're squeezing milk out of rice, almonds, soy beans, and coconuts in plain, vanilla, choc ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanWere Riki and her gal pal a perfect "pear?"This is the second part of Riki's date with another chick. To read part one, click here.While we chowed down on the rich, hot hunks of lobster and cuts of colorful vegetables, still looking over to menu to determine our next victim--d ... More >>
Courtesy of Andy Slater Just part of the job. Andy Slater hosts the popular "Andy Slater Show" from noon to 3pm weekdays on 640AM WFTL Radio, where he's known for interviewing giants in sports. Andy has spoken with some of the greats, including Don King, Andre Dawson, Frank Robinson, Car ... More >>
Trina SargalskiMexican Coke on the shelf at my local PublixMexican Coke has been trending up over the past couple of years. Aficionados claim that Coca-Cola made in Mexico, unlike most American Coke, is tastier because it's made with real sugar instead of the now-pariah high fructose corn syrup. ... More >>
Artist's rendering via SFBJDowntown Miami will see the construction of one of the first new major retail projects in years. Stiles Corp. announced plans to build a 57,200-square-foot, three-story shopping complex to be anchored by a Publix right on Biscayne Boulevard. That might be an encouraging ... More >>
FlickrSugar sells, especially in our pleasantly plump society. That's why The Corn Refiners Association is asking the Food and Drug Administration to start calling high-fructose corn syrup "corn sugar."Their motivation is two fold: 1) Scientific research linking obesity and corn syrup have been inco ... More >>
photo by Kristin PearceThe saying "Don't Mess with Perfection" does not always apply to cooking. Take for example a perfect meatloaf and the perfect Cuban sandwich. You may wonder how you can make each of these comfort foods better? Try combining them! Anyone who has tried this dish will te ... More >>
Dealing with other people's crying kids is just a part of life. In the scheme of things, it's really nothing to get overly annoyed at. Well, a man in a Surfside Publix crossed the line.The man was in an elevator with a mother and her two young daughters. The woman's 3-year-old was crying, and the ma ... More >>
Jacob KatelHave a drink on us, tonight, New Times tweetup at Waxy's On The River. #NTTweetUpSome weeks run faster than a lobster from a hot pot of water, a chicken from a cleaver, or a pig from a bottle of Mojo. That's what this one did to us. Here are some posts you might have missed over the we ... More >>
Jacob KatelStand up for justice.Hey America, this Thanksgiving let's buck tradition and not go out of our way to kill indians.So, maybe you don't know, but, most of America's tomatoes are grown in Immokalee, Florida, just up the street from Naples, and across the way from Miami, and most of the w ... More >>
Ben Neji's Wine 69 at Biscayne and 69th Street was a neat place to hang out over a glass of well-priced wine. Our loss.I ate at Badrutt's Place, at 1250 S Miami Avenue about a year and a half ago, and haven't had a worse meal since. Good riddance. New Publix opened this week at Fifth Street and Alto ... More >>
via flickr ccSuha Monem makes a mean falafel sandwich. As the head chef at Oriental Bakery & Grocery -- and the owners' daughter -- she has spent most of her life surrounded by pita, lamb, and tahini. After one Yelper tried her grub at the Coral Way shop a couple of years ago, he proclai ... More >>
Jackie Sayet The commuter-friendly 'grab and go' counter is the first of its kind for Publix in Miami(To the tune of Adam Sandler's Lunch Lady Land)Open up at 6 a.m.Got on my sage green polo Served croquetas de jamonCon un poco de amorGot no clue why we sell gallon jugs of milkJust know every ... More >>
Most of you readers have probably experienced fake meat or a veggie food item. It might've been a mouth-watering, paradigm-shifting experience or something you tossed after one bite. The point is, veggie food is just like all other food - some of it's awesome and some of it sucks horribly!The ... More >>
Def Jam is calling her the "next Mary J. Blige." At the same time, they are telling her to lose some weight for an upcoming video shoot. Her name is Shonie, and we met up over the weekend at Slip N Slide headquarters. Slip N Slide's VP, Julian "Ju-Boy" Booth was hanging out, we talked about Trick Da ... More >>
John LinnCheck out the full slideshow here. The Third Annual Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival took place on Saturday, and in case you missed out on what was a perfect day of beer sampling and cavorting, check out our slide show here. What made the fest so "gee, shucks" great? For starters, the festiva ... More >>
Former House candidate Annette Taddeo may be tapped to head the Small Business Administration in Obama's administration. Presumably she never hung up on him. [Naked Politcs] A Broward Sheriff's Office online sting netted 17 Sex Predators, uh, including one as young as 19. [CBS4]The murder of Adam Wa ... More >>
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