It's been two years that Katsuya has been serving up sashimi to the health-conscious crowd of South Beach. The brand, which opened in Los Angeles in 1997 and expanded outside of the Golden State just two years ago, is spreading rather quickly. In just two years, chef Katsuya Uechi has opened outpos ... More >>
Krispy Kreme is offering a BOGO deal as a way to recognize everyday heroes like teachers, firemen, and Steven Colbert. On Monday, you get twelve free glorious, sticky, glazed delights when you buy a dozen ($8.49) during Krispy Kreme's "Hero Appreciation Day." Krispy Kreme may have opened in 1937, ... More >>
Antonio Mora, the Cuban-born news anchor whose spent time at WSVN, had a stint on Good Morning America and until late last year anchored the news desk at local CBS-station WFOR, has a new gig. He's headed to Al Jazeera America in a plum prime time slot.
Looks like the Middle East is going to have to get used to saying "Dale" because Miami Subs, renamed the New Miami Subs Grill, is planning on a mega expansion into the part of the Middle East known as the Gulf Coast Countries.The south Florida fast food chain has inked a deal with Saudi Arabian c ... More >>
To say Miami's Toro Toro is the product of an ambitious game plan is an understatement. James Beard Award-nominated chef Richard Sandoval's expansive empire includes 34 eateries, with U.S. locations in California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He also owns a fast-casual ... More >>
Kokoriko Natural Rotisserie, a fast-casual restaurant, has opened in Brickell, bringing Colombian-style chicken and sides to Miami. If the name sounds familiar, it's because Kokoriko Chicken has been open in South Miami for years. Both restaurants are owned by the same parent company, by the way. Th ... More >>
Jacob KatelGiant prawns.â€‹Nikki Beach Miami (1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach) is the flagship for a global enterprise that boasts outposts in exotic and far-flung locales such as Koh Samui, Qatar, Cannes, and Cyprus.The South Beach branch started it all in 1998, and the father-and-son Penrod team has kept ... More >>
When Riptide saw the news this week that an all-star band of celebrities and local power-players -- including the always busy Emilio Estefan and Alonzo Mourning -- was trying to bring the World Cup to Miami, we were tempted to laugh it off as a pipe dream.via Wikimedia CommonsWill this envelope say ... More >>
This poem by Calvin Trillin doesn't have much to do with food -- although there is a reference to reindeer cacciatore. We just like to include rhyme from time to time to make the blog seem classy.Christmas In QatarVerse:The shopping starts, and every store's a zooI'm frantic, too: I haven't got a cl ... More >>
As giant robots transform all around us (!), it's good to know Michael Bay won't ever change
What if the world's top soccer player came and nobody showed?
The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad
The case for an American Al-Jazeera
The Everglades, dead fish, and dictators
Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet