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    May 22, 2014

    Keep Calm and Clambake On at Tongue & Cheek

    When you think summertime in Miami, odds are lobster clambake doesn't register. Now, thanks to the folks at Tongue & Cheek, our balmy, sweaty, uncomfortable season will get a decidedly cool New England makeover. Created by chef Jamie DeRosa, this is a big departure from his daily dinner specials, o ... 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

    March 7, 2013

    Two Miami Strip Clubs Top "50 Best Strip Clubs in America" Rankings

    We were perusing Complex's "50 Best Strip Clubs in America" with a bit of disgust. The mag rattles off multiple clubs in places like Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Pompano Beach, and we were just sitting there thinking, The hell, you not gonna put some Miami clubs on this list? There's even a club ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Tongue and Cheek To Open in SoFi: We Chat With Chef/Partner Jamie DeRosa

    Jamie DeRosa has finally announced the project he's been working on since leaving his position as executive chef at Tudor House in July 2012 with partner Michael Reginbogin.Tongue and Cheek, which will open in the former Kane Steakhouse spot in SoFi, will serve "approachable, ingredient-driven, Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Easy-Bake Oven: Hasbro to Release Gender-Neutral Version

    In news that's bound to make the budding Mario Batalis of the world giddy with anticipation, Hasbro announced yesterday that they're planning to release a gender neutral version of their Easy-Bake Oven. The changes to the classic toy were prompted by 13-year-old McKenna Pope's petition. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Taco Bell Salmonella Alert

    According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, but it should be renamed the "Year of the Salmon--ella outbreak and consequent civil suits."Too long?Two lawsuits due to salmonella poisoning have been filed against Taco Bell this year. The second lawsuit, also filed by Marler Clark, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Calle Ocho 2012: Pitbull, Flo Rida, and a World Full of Bass

    ​Calle Ocho is the biggest, livest street party in the whole United States and represents the real Miami to the fullest. Members of every nation including Cubanos, Boricuas, Nicas, Catrachos, Zuelans, Boludos, Zoes, Bajans, Trinis, Jamaicans, Chilangos, Norteños, Sureños, Truchas, Gringos, even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Miami Super Bowl: Six Coolest Places to Watch the Big Game

    ​Watching the Super Bowl in Miami does not have to mean going to a sports bar and having your $700 Prada loafers stick to the floor. This is Miami, after all. The home of excess.Sure you want to pay attention to the game (you may even have a hefty sum riding on the Giants ... or the Patriots), but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Keep Cool With These Icy Food Truck Treats

    Snow CapsThat's one way to beat the Miami heat.​Walking a block from the car to lunch yesterday, we were hit with a furnace of hot air. Back in the car, the thermometer hit 100 degrees. It's August and it's muy caliente in Miami. If you're like us, you need something to cool you down. Luckily, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Cool Off With Lemon Man; Weekend Truck Roundup Listings

    Lemon Man Let the Lemon Man cool you off with his famous frozen lemonade.​If you're from the Northeast, you're probably familiar with Del's Frozen Lemonade. Del's began serving frozen lemonade in Rhode Island in 1948, but the recipe dates back to 1840 in Naples, Italy. Del's Frozen Lemonade ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011
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    April 11, 2011

    Lien Times: Meet Some Local Tax Cheats

    Weezy F. Baby needs E.F. Hutton​As the tax season draws to a close this week, some of our more recognizable citizens are probably wondering if Uncle Sam will catch them cheating on their taxes again. Take Lil Wayne, who was just popped by the Internal Revenue Service for not paying his fair share ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    L.E.A.D. Looks for Food Justice Even While the City Closes Farmers' Markets

    ​​By now, you've already heard that the City of Miami has closed down farmers' markets in Liberty City and Overtown and put up extremely insurmountable barriers to their reopening. These gatherings offer mostly locally grown fresh produce to neighborhoods where it's difficult to find anythi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    The W South Beach's Thomas Merolla Talks Cocktails

    Paula Niño​Thomas Merolla moved to Miami from Providence, Rhode Island sixteen years ago looking for something new and different. He was only 18 but his first job, bartending at the then newly opened Delano Hotel, marked the beginning of a career creating cocktails for some of the hottest spots i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Gotham Steak's Cote De Boeuf is a Pricey Five-Pound Meal

    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.Courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami BeachGotham Steak's $250 cote de boeuf.​Were you born with a platinum spoon in your mouth and an American Express Centurion card in ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Hot Plates: Amy Lee Frankian at Blue Martini

    Amy Lee Frankian buys her customers shots. Then she bats her green eyes, cracks a smile, and twirls a few liquor bottles. Minutes later, enticed patrons request rounds for her and the rest of the bar. The scene repeats every night. The 25-year-old bartender is originally from Rhode Island. She moved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    New England Lobster/Crab Boils at 660 for Just $26

    660 at The Angler's front porch ​Beginning next Thursday, April 1st, and on every following Thursday from 6 to 11:00 p.m., 660 at The Angler's will feature its new Front Porch Supper Series. Start date aside, the deal is no joke: only $26 (plus tax) brings you an extensive New England-style seafoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Palme d'Or at The Biltmore, Miami, Kitchen Pictures, Behind The Line

     Jacob KatelChef Philippe Ruiz plates a Marinated Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna - Hawaiian heart of palm, lemon cream, Osetra Caviar.​The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables is a designated National Historic Landmark. It was built in 1926 by John McEntee Bowman and George Merrick as part of a grand hotel c ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 17, 2009
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    December 4, 2009

    Baby Anne Plays Respectable Street Wednesday, December 23

    ​DJ Baby Anne started her career as the Queen of Bass in, where else, Orlando, but that doesn't mean she hasn't made a gazillion appearances in South Florida over the last 17 years. A major draw for the underground electronica community, the foxy producer belongs to the break beat generation of DJ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
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    November 5, 2009
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    September 9, 2009

    Florida: 47th Most Powerful State in DC

    ​Florida ranks 47th our of the 50 states in terms of influence and seniority in the US Congress according to an analysis by The Sarasota Herald-Tribune. A dismal ranking by any means, but even more so considering we're the 4th most populace state. Our legislators have less swagger on the hill than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    CNN Says Manny Diaz Is Full of Pork, Ignorant of Water Slides

    Last week Manny Diaz and his U.S. Conference of Mayors decided to officially get in on the sweet, sweet federal government handout action and submitted a request for $73.2 billion for infrastructure programs in various states. CNN decided to take a closer look and found the plan has more pork in it ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008
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    March 20, 2008
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    March 13, 2008
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    March 4, 2008

    Since Today's a Voting Day

    ...And folks in Ohio, Texas,Vermont, and Rhode Island are headed to the polls, it only makes since to play some election music. Here's some Obama love from the Lone Star state. -- Jonathan Cunningham

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    Public Access Treasures From YouTube, Part 2

    Here's one of the few other videos about South Florida music that I could find on YouTube. And this one is truly sort of amazing -- it's a tiny clip from what the poster says was South Florida's only ever cable access show devoted to metal and hardcore. Of course it was! According to the info post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2008
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    February 3, 2008
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    February 1, 2007

    Real Men of Sports

    They surf, skate, swat, and sprint

  • Music

    June 15, 2006


    Haul On Over

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Various Artists

    DFA Compilation #2 DFA Records

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Stars are Born

    Fate may make MSM and JD Natasha the new voices of Latin pop, but they couldn't look or sound more different

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Devil or Angel

    True or False:

    David Collins is Miami's leading bail bondsman.

    David Collins has lots of friends in law enforcement.

    David Collins says he's put his criminal past behind him.

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Tea for View, View for Tea

    Right luve, ta for the full tea at the Biltmore's exquisite lobby

  • Culture

    August 29, 2002

    Status Anxiety

    Where species speaks volumes: Stand here for photo op with Flamingo José

  • Dining

    October 18, 2001

    Good, for Starters

    Fresco California Bistro

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    September 13, 2001



  • News

    April 5, 2001

    A Farewell to Art

    Frank Stella created a sculptural masterpiece for Miami's waterfront, but you'll probably never see it here

  • Film

    June 22, 2000

    Good Cop, Bad Cop

    Me, Myself & Irene

  • News

    January 28, 1999
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    June 19, 1997
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    April 24, 1997
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    July 25, 1996
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    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    January 19, 1995

    Cruise Control

    Roomful of Blues's Doug James rewinds and fast forwards

  • Music

    September 29, 1993
  • Music

    January 6, 1993

    Art of Angels

    Picasso Trigger puts on its Halo and opens Heaven's gate

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