When the Pubbelly boys open restaurants, they call them concepts. Their strategies, though, are not about location. It's not décor. Or cuisine. Or even target crowd.
The concept, rather, is Pubbelly.
The word describes not food or ambience, but brand. And PB Steak -- the latest South Beach restau ... More >>
In Rome, in the Prati neighborhood located a short walk from the Vatican, there is a pizza al taglio (pizza by the slice) joint named Pizzarium. The restaurant is tiny, there are no chairs, and there is a ridiculously long line at lunchtime. There are craft beers and a choice of fritti -- all things ... More >>
Modern musical romance is tough.
We've got Taylor Swift dating the whole world and putting their faults on blast. We've got Katy Perry and Ke$ha teaching us the ways of meaningless, drunken sex. Then we've got Drake and Lil Wayne blabbing all about having a kept woman, perpetually sprawled out on ... More >>
A five-foot fluorescent sign depicts an ice cream cone topped with pink, green and ivory gelato. Across many of Rome's narrow cobble-stone streets, gelato shops announce their presence with illuminated signs that also list words like artisanal and natural. Inside the shops, displays feature overflow ... More >>
With the clock running down on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, it somehow seems like cheating to re-cut past seasons into special editions. Maybe Bourdain's run out of places in the world to visit, maybe he's busy planning bolder itineraries for his upcoming CNN debut. But even though last eveni ... More >>
We may be a little biased when we say that Iron Fork is our favorite fall food event in Miami, but even if this weren't a New Times event we'd still be buying our tickets for the biggest, baddest, tastiest night out in the 305.The fifth annual Iron Fork is October 18 at Grand Central. From 7 to 10 p ... More >>
Like many lovebirds throughout the ages, Mark Zuckerberg and his new bride Priscilla Chan are celebrating their honeymoon in the eternal city of Rome.Ahhh, Rome. What we could do in Rome if we were young billionaires. Just think of all the amazing restaurants we could eat at....Harry's Bar, Il Palia ... More >>
When Crossfade checked in with The Duke Spirit on Thursday, the London rock band was lost and on the run somewhere outside Daytona Beach.
They finally arrived under cover of darkening skies, as the neon tubes buzzed on for the evening in Miami Beach. Crossfade tagged along to see what 29 hours in ... More >>
The Travel ChannelTony Bourdain on a Vespa...vroom vroom.Episode three of The Layover and I'm slightly warming up to it, maybe because the cities are getting better. It's hard to keep a frantic pace up in Rome - after all, it's a city where a quick cup of espresso can take an hour and about 2,000 ... More >>
Why is Wednesday known all across the world as Hump Day?
Well, the phoney-boloney, PG explanation is that Wednesday's middle-of-the-week placement makes it something like a fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, perhaps a camel or a church bell-ringing hunchback. You've made your climb throu ... More >>
Every Wednesday, Contesta Rock Hair, a salon sitting on South Beach's charming Española Way, offers more than just cuts and up-dos.
In association with LINK, one of the companies dominating Miami's dance music party scene, the Italian-owned salon hosts a happy hour from 6 to 10 p.m. with music ... More >>
In the architecture world, apparently you aren't anyone until you've designed a parking garage in Miami Beach. Frank Gehry, Herzog & de Meuron, and Arquitectonica have all designed structures to house visitors' vehicles. Now the city has announced it has commissioned another star architect, Z ... More >>
Newsflash: Lil Wayne is stupid rich. Lil Wayne is so rich that anyone crazy enough to try and estimate the jillions of zillions in his checking account would surely fall prey to a mental breakdown.
That's because there isn't even a number that can quantify, in human language, just how much dough ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossEach of these models represented a new Segafredo cocktail.Segafredo L'Originale on South Beach hosted an unusual and lively reception that paired their new collection of cocktails with people. Six drinks were showcased, each represented by a costumed model that personified ... More >>
Lee KleinAm I in Mexico?Granted, I don't often stroll around downtown Miami -- and when I do, it isn't generally in the vicinity of the Miami Towers building. What I'm trying to say is that I only recently stumbled into a downtown alleyway that led to a hitherto unknown-to-me cluster of outdoor r ... More >>
Eismann goes from Pacific Time to Pizza ManOh where, oh where has Jonathan Eismann been? Before he recently shuttered three of his four restaurants -- including Pacific Time, we heard rumblings he was consulting with the Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove. But when we interviewed him, ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenView photos from Yeasayer at the Fillmore Miami Beach.YeasayerWith Awesome New Republic and Washed OutTuesday, October 5, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: Staying in another night and downloading "witch haus" or whatever other new Internet-only genre threatens to suppla ... More >>
First, the good news: The number of chronically hungry people in the world has dropped for the first time in 15 years, according to "The State of Food Insecurity in the World" report that will be jointly released by the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and ... More >>
Courtesy of Columbia PicturesThis past weekend, a friend invited me to watch Eat, Pray, Love, the movie based on Elizabeth Gilbert's book chronicling her self-discovery after a divorce. Said quest for self-awareness was achieved by traveling to Italy to carb-load (eat), India to live at an ashram ... More >>
Marta Xochilt PerezStill chill at 10:54 p.m.It was 10:54 p.m. and Anthony Bourdain sat in the lobby of the Lincoln Theater still signing copies of Medium Raw. Two hours after wrapping his reading and Q&A session, the line had finally dwindled down to a dozen. There was a female security guard ... More >>
Angelique Euro Café117 Miracle MileCoral Gables, FL, 33134305-529-9922 / angeliqueeurocafe.comThe Deal: Social Hour, Tuesday - Friday, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Drink specials include $3 imported drafts, $4 imported bottles, and $5 select craft beers and wines by the glass. There are over 40 wines a ... More >>