During his political life, Hugo Chavez took more than a few pages out of the playbook of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, and the emulation will continue even in death.To this day, Lenin's embalmed body is still on display in Red Square in Moscow. Now, acting Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro announced ... More >>
Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinSoFi AgaveThe transformation is complete: Starting today, the old Tuscan Steak space is El Scorpion Mexican Kitchen Tequila Bar. Ownership includes group that runs Maxim Prime Steakhouse in Atlanta, Jeffrey Chodorow, and son Zach Chodorow -- said to have a heavy influenc ... More >>
Alphabetically except for the last:Alvaro Beade of Ideas Restaurant. His contemporary take on the cuisine of Castilla y León was exquisite. Not sure where he is now.Carmen Gonzalez of Carmen's The Restaurant. She merged modern American cuisine with traditional Puerto Rican. Then her eponymous resta ... More >>
Criteria is simple:A great chef who made his or her mark in Miami and then moved on. David Bouley doesn't qualify, as he wasn't actually doing the cooking at Evolution. Carmen Gonzalez of the departed Carmen's might make my top ten, but I don't think of her as being in quite in the same league as th ... More >>
Cool but never, ever cold.
Carmen the dynamo and the Eager Latina
A new TV show goes live at The Restaurant
Sip among the feathers at the new Parrot Jungle on Watson Island
Girls together, flagrantly, on South Beach
China Grill dismantles its empire
It's no breeze opening one of the grandest club concepts yet
Surviving South Florida's food scene
Romancing Miami's restrooms
New Year's Eve
Nilo Cruz delivers a tragicomedy of a nation's errors and the people who suffer for them
What's in a menu? Usually the success of a restaurant.
Jerry's Famous Deli Inc.
Hold That Drink!
The prodigal chef returns
"An estro-genius town"
Miami's annual Winter Music Conference
Letters from the issue of March 16, 2000
L'Entrecote de Paris
What's That on Your Plate?
The South Beach, er, shuffle
Hints for dining under the stars
September 3 - 9, 1998
July 23 - 29, 1998
What's that pile of rubble doing on the corner of Fifth and Meridian? That's how they protect historically significant buildings in South Beach!