It's Friday and come 5 p.m., you'll want to run out of the office as if you were escaping the zombie apocalypse. You rush home with the intention to get ready for one of the last parties of WMC, but then realize that you blew all your money on all the other parties at the Clevelander, Shelborne, an ... More >>
It's hard to believe that the Whopper, Burger King's gigantic meat sandwich, turns 55 in December.The sandwich made its debut back in 1957 with the same beef patty, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, onions, mayo and ketchup that the classic edition features today The only change was the addition of ... More >>
Wine enthusiasts can indulge in an all-you-can-drink wine tasting celebrating the wines of Portugal at Smith & Wollensky tomorrow, Wednesday, October 10. The Tejo Wine Tasting offers 100 distinct wines from Portugal's Tejo region, a hilly place around the River Tagus.Tejo offers quite a variety, ... More >>
The international house scene has seen a major paradigm shift in recent years. Stark and soulless minimal techno gave way to deep melodic soul and slow-mo grooves, with the influences of disco, rare groove, and even hip-hop seeping into the four-on-the-floor mold and breaking it. The start of this ... More >>
On Monday evening, the season eight premiere of No Reservations took Anthony Bourdain to Mozambique.The next morning, I blogged that the episode was a departure from most of Bourdain's usually snarky world view. A few hours later, Bourdain Tweeted the following:
The annual Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index is out, and Cuba continues to have the least freedom of the press in our part of the globe. No other country in the Americas even comes close to Cuba's lowly ranking. Meanwhile, the United States fell 27 places in the rankings in a worrisom ... More >>
Laszlo and Anna Boros came up with a good idea. Why not introduce one of their favorite pastries from Hungary to South Floridians?Kurtos kalacs are sometimes called cinnamon horns or chimney cakes ("kurto" in Hungarian means chimney). This ancient Transylvanian treat dates back to the 15th centu ... More >>
The title King of Space (as in the Ibiza dance mecca) is one of the highest accolades that an international EDM DJ can ever hope to earn. But let's face it -- being a megaclub resident doesn't necessarily give you the old-school cred that comes with having been a mover and shaker since the dawn ... More >>
Imagine going from unknown middle-aged music production hobbyist to international dancefloor sensation, literally overnight. That is exactly what happened to Swiss DJ-producer Michel Cleis in 2008 when his track "La Mezcla" became Cadenza label boss Luciano's favorite new weapon.Fast-forward to 2 ... More >>
Whatever happened to the stoic Eastern European mobster? You know, the Viggo Mortensen type who communicates via grunts, cryptic tattoos, and the bludgeoning end of a fire extinguisher? Meet 22-year-old Sunny Isles Beach luminary Jason Eibinder, arrested in January for his role in a massive Rom ... More >>
The Department of Justice has indicted four foreign nationals for stealing more than $1.5 million from bank accounts by using "skimming" technology to help themselves to the bank accounts of customers who used ATMs in Miami, Chicago, and New York City. Mihail Dragici and Ionel Dedlescu, both ... More >>
Hopefully China Grill won't be as bad.Thanks to everyone who submitted a dining horror story for a chance to win at $50 gift card to China Grill. While all the entries are worthy of entry into the Worst Dining Experience Hall of Fame (not an actually thing, but we're working on it), there was one ... More >>
via MTVOur long, local nightmare is over. Actually, it was more like a slightly upsetting drunken fever dream, but whatever the case last night we said "So long, farewell, auf Guido-sehen, goodnight" once and for all to our most infamous temporary residents: the cast of Jersey Shore. Amazingly, d ... More >>
via MTVLast night was the penultimate episode of season two of Jersey Shore, and judging from next week's previews of the gang hitting up the Everglades, the last with the majority of the action happening in Miami. It's sort of a shame, we were just getting used to watching the gangs' escapades i ... More >>
via MTVWith the recent Angelina defestation of the Metropole hotel it seemed a new era of peace and prosperity was about to rule through the Jersey Shore house. Even Sammi and JWoww made awkward attempts at burying the hatchet. But then a bigger bitch emerged: The Situation. The manchild didn't g ... More >>
South Florida's underground vampires lust for more than your heart.
They'll have it their way.If you've somehow missed Burger King's hilarious terrible! absolutely terrible! new marketing campaign, where they bring Whoppers to Hmong villagers in remote Thailand, the Inuit of Greenland, and a Transylvanian town in Romania, you have to check this out. Although the c ... More >>
Every time we come across a Miami Subs location we can't help but think "Oh, wow that place is still in business?" Everything from the painfully 80's logo to the decor makes it seem decidedly retro, and not in a good way. Miami has expanded on its super pastel deco image, shouldn't the fast food j ... More >>
Elyse Wanshel Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain at the Miami Book Fair International Thursday night. Although former junkie/gutter chef, Anthony Bourdain claims that his life is “all rainbows and unicorns” ever since the birth of his baby daughter, many of his random comments during last night ... More >>
Two UM plays zero in on the Zeitgeist.
A conversation with director James Longley
Legend, yes. But Clint Eastwood is not done yet.
Miami responds to Castro's imminent demise
Cole Hauser leads a team of idiots into The Cave
Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.
Cold Mountain sets the new standard for Civil War drama onscreen
Dancer Harish Kumar crosses over in cross-dress
Salads of Macedonia
Miami's Sun Gym gang developed a taste for blood and money. The police could have stopped them before they killed somebody. But they didn't.
Train of Life
March 25 - 31, 1999
Miami Herald sports columnist Dan Le Batard goes Cosmo and cements his reputation as the paper's gender-relations expert
The Balanescu Quartet's small light at the end of the tunnel
For the comics who play South Florida's condo circuit, knockin' 'em dead is a disturbingly distinct possibility
With films from fourteen countries, the Miami Film Festival features a volatile mix of love, lust, and crime