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Restaurant Reviews

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Tasting Menus: Miami's Gateway to the Big Leagues

    Perfectly ironed white tablecloths are topped with open glass orbs holding fresh-cut roses floating in water. The stems are twisted and tied around delicate blooms, creating bows that rise from the bowls. The rich cherry hardwood floor of Palme d'Or -- the opulent, awarded-winning French culinary te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Father's Day Brunch in Miami: A Guide to Meat, Beer, and Cigars for Dad

    Father's Day is this Sunday, and chances are your dad might want nothing more than to stay on the La-Z-Boy and watch the game. But the recliner will always be there -- these Father's Day brunch specials will not. This Sunday, forgo buying yet another tie and show Dad some love by treating him at one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Valentine's Day Dinners in Miami

    Valentine's Day is this Friday, February 14 and if you haven't made your dinner reservations, we suggest you stop whatever you're doing and get on that! Luckily, just about every restaurant in Miami has a special offering. From complimentary champagne to dining in the dark, here's a rundown of roma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Miami New Year's Eve Dining Guide

    A proper New Year's Eve bash requires some advanced preparation. Before the ball drops, you've got to make dinner reservations so you can enjoy a great meal on the last night of the year. We've compiled long list of dining possibilities, broken down by neighborhood and island. So figure out your da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Good, the Best, and the Misses (Part 3)

    If you love a restaurant, you'll probably love its Miami Spice menu too. But certain places succeed for reasons beyond personal taste. These spots proffer great deals, extensive choices, or special items such as complimentary wine. As part of our Miami Spice coverage, we've checked out all the me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Good, the Best, and the Misses (Part 2)

    If Miami Spice were a little-league team, certain restaurants would receive only participation awards. Sure, they're playing the game. They're offering three-course menus and presenting them as a deal. But stronger bonuses (such as featured cocktails) and fewer letdowns (such as tilapia ceviche) are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Miami Spice Summer Seafood: Where To Get Ocean Delicacies at a Discount

    Miamians are fortunate enough to have access to fresh seafood year-round, but when summer hits, the need for light, refreshing fish and shellfish becomes almost a necessity. We rather munch down on ceviche and shrimp cocktails than baby back ribs and baked potatoes when the temperature hits 90 degre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Coral Gables Restaurant Week: Three Places To Try on the Final Weekend

    Coral Gables Restaurant Week ends this Sunday and we've put together a small roundup for you. We were invited to try the three-course, prix-fixe menu at three restaurants. They varied in both cuisine and price range... and we also ventured to several others. Here are our top three suggestions. Enjo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The Cypress Room to Begin Serving Lunch July 15

    Michael Schwartz's the Cypress Room will begin serving lunch July 15. At the fine-dining Design District establishment, daytime prices will be significantly more affordable than those in the evening. The restaurant, which opened in late March, serves filet mignon with butter-braised potatoes for $4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Miami New Year's Eve Dinners: 1500 Degrees to Acqualina to the Betsy UPDATED

    With the new year fast approaching (or the end of the world, if that's how you see it), time is working against us to start making New Year's Eve plans. Because Miami is an NYE party destination, locals have to make particularly savvy arrangements to ensure a successful evening. No one likes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Christmas 2012: Miami Restaurant Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner Guide

    Can it be here already? Christmas is just around the esquina. As of today, Miami has 5 days to scrounge up plans, coordinate with the relatives, designate dishes, and have an overall panic attack realizing CHRISTMAS IS LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY. Not to worry, though. Short Order has Miami's restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Miami Spice 2012: The Good, The Great and The Grudging, Part One

    Over the next three days, in the run-up to the August 1 roll-out of Miami Spice, I will rate the deals of some 50-plus menus as being good, great, or grudging.There has been a split in price categories this year, meaning there is now a "fine dining" grouping as well as a "luxury" grouping. The fine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    The Vegan & Vegetarian Guide to Miami Spice

    Miami Spice begins August 1. Like New York's Restaurant Week, it lets diners indulge in prix-fixe menus at the city's best restaurants at deeply discounted prices. We Miamians are actually even luckier than our friends up north, because our opportunity to "Spice" up our diets on a budget lasts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Egg & Dart Now Serving Lunch: Half-Priced Special Today Only

    Egg and Dart is having a half priced lunch special today.​Egg & Dart, the upscale Greek Taverna in Midtown, is now open for lunch. The restaurant, which serves rustic cuisine in a Miami-chic setting, is having an impromptu one-day-only sale on their first midday meal service -- half off. Yup. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Wine Dinner Line-Up: DB, The Setai and Meat Market's Last Stand

    db Bistro ModerneChef Verbiak's "pressee" of poultry and foie gras.​There seems to be an abundance of wine pairing dinners happening both on and off the beach, providing a glorious opportunity to do a little high-end boozing. Sure, these prix-fixe gatherings can get a little expensive, but since t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Pied a Terre's Andrew Balick Talks About His Menu and Creativity

    Paula Niño​Tucked away in the historic Cadet Hotel is Pied a Terre, a charming 30-seat restaurant that quietly opened in March as part of a series of improvements to the hotel, which takes its name from the Air Force cadets that were briefly stationed there in the 1940s. Heading its kitchen is An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Gotham's New Lounge Kicks Off With Wine Specials

    Simon Hare The Lounge at Gotham Steak.​The new lounge at Gotham Steak is celebrating its recent opening with a wine deal lasting until the end of June. Sommelier David Mokha (named Sommelier of the Year for 2010 by Food & Wine magazine), has selected 50 wines from the extensive list to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    South Florida's Top Somms Judge United Way's "Best in Glass" Competition

    ​Miami Wine Festival Director, Lyn Farmer, tapped 20 of South Florida's top sommeliers to put their palates and purple tongues to work for a good cause by participating in the "Best in Glass" competition, which was dedicated to judging some of the "best of the best" by-the-glass wine selection ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Rest of the Thanksgiving Restaurant Specials

    A slew of restaurants are offering Thanksgiving Day specials, and we've sorted through them for you. This means a studious scrutiny of the menus as they relate to value and overall allure (listed prices do not include tax or tip).We have no idea how these meals will actually taste, although there is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Opening Date Announced for New Eden Roc Restaurant, 1500º, With Chef Paula DaSilva

    Chef Paula DaSilva​Now nearly seven months after the announcement that celebrity chef Paula DaSilva left 3030 Ocean in Broward, Short Order just received word that the Eden Roc's new restaurant, 1500º, will be opening to the public next Friday, October 15. The 160-seater farm-to-table concept dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    The Daily Creative Food Co. Now Serves Dinner

    Photo by Jose D. DuranThe Daily's meat loaf with mashed potatoes and spinach.​The other day, we walked into the Daily around 5:30 p.m. to grab a sandwich to go before closing time and were instantly assaulted by signs announcing that the Omni-area eatery was now serving dinner Monday through Satur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    The Restaurant at the Setai Offers Summer Prix Fixe Menu

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.​They've been busy over at the Restaurant at the Setai, reworking the menu, adding a weekly "Summer at the Setai" prix fixe menu and wine specials, and gearing up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    How Il Grissino Lost Its Chef In 18 Minutes

    ​From a press release sent at 10:13:Casual and fine dining styles used to be mutually exclusive. That's changed with the opening of Il Grissino, the charming new 70-seat Italian restaurant at 127 Giralda Avenue, in Coral Gables . The restaurant features simple good cooking, using the freshest whol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Sneak Review: Pamela's Delicatessen

    A snippet of the New Times restaurant review for next week.Pamela's Delicatessen is a combination mini-market/bakery/cafe/full service Chilean restaurant. The first three are housed in the front room: dry food imports on the shelves, breads and wines in wooden racks, a smattering of tables clustered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    North One 10 Introduces The "Not Miami Spice Menu" for $25 Per Person

    Image via New Times Archives - photo by Jonathan PostalDewey LoSasso with proteges​North One 10 is the recipient of 4 consecutive Best Of Miami titles, 2 positive Lee Klein reviews, and the distinction of being among the best restaurants in Dade.They are now offering a Friday and Saturday dinner s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Pascal, Philippe, Present Prix Fixe Menus

    Philippe at the GansevoortPhilippe at the Gansevoort (305-674-0250) is offering a three-course $29 dinner menu Sundays through Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. The meal includes choice of appetizer (chicken satay, crispy seaweed, vegetable dumplings, chicken lettuce wraps, house salad); main co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007
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    November 12, 2007

    Reds, Whites, and Green

    A trio of uniquely themed wine dinners are taking place in area restaurants this coming week. On Tuesday night, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar hosts Red Rapture: The All-Red 90 Wine Dinner. The event highlights five red wines from around the globe that have been ra ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2007

    Either Way, You Win

    Calling all card-playing winos!

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    May 10, 2007
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    May 10, 2007
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    April 25, 2007
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    April 25, 2007

    “White Marble Farms" Pork = Hog Wash!

    In my upcoming restaurant review of Acqua, in the Four Seasons Miami, I write of having ordered a main course of Szechuan-glazed “White Marble Farms pork shank,” and then go on to explain that this pastoral moniker is a brand name cooked up by Sysco marketers for industrial pork from Cargill Mea ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 15, 2007

    Top Chef

    The hullabaloo over Bouley’s Evolution is justified. And then some.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007
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    January 3, 2007

    Barton G.'s Molecular Experiment Goes Bust

    Always hungry Barton G. Weiss of Barton G. The Restaurant is South Florida's most ambitious restauranteur, constantly working with his chefs to develop outrageously clever menus and eye-popping presentations, only to revamp and start again the next season with newly brilliant concepts and concoctio ... More >>

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    December 22, 2005
  • Dining

    December 11, 2003

    Ay Chihuahua!

    For basically good basic Mexican plus some super hot sauces, try this little rancher

  • Dining

    September 4, 2003

    Chino Cum Vino

    Your guide to the right wine for the kung pao chicken

  • Finest Foods

    May 16, 2002

    BEST DELICATESSEN

    Roasters 'N Toasters

  • Dining

    May 31, 2001

    When in Roma

    Sapori di Roma Ristorante Italiano e Pizzeria

  • Dining

    November 2, 2000
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    February 10, 2000

    Dish

    In the Company of Men

  • Dining

    April 1, 1999
  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Gone with the Wine

    Hurricane Andrew and a protracted legal brawl uncorked The Forge's world-class wine list

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Uncorked

    Want to know why restaurants charge so much for a bottle of wine? Because they can get away with it, that's why.

  • News

    April 11, 1996
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    July 20, 1994
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    February 9, 1994
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    January 5, 1994
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