New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a unique flav ... More >>
The Broken Shaker's always been about turning out spectacularly crafted cocktails and now, with the addition of chef James Seyba, the lounge at the Freehand Miami is upping its game food-wise. Seyba, who recently served as chef de cuisine of 150 Central Park, Michael Schwartz's restaurant on Royal ... More >>
David Beckham's aspirations for a new Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami have lately been going about as well as Liverpool's title chase. That's an English soccer joke, people. They're not going well! Faced with stiff opposition from Royal Caribbean and competing developers, Beckham's proposal ... More >>
On a recent weekend trip to Grand Cayman, I was pleasantly surprised to notice how many restaurants participate in the slow food movement. Even on an island that's not known for its lush, rainforest environment, farmers are successfully growing everything from eggplant to guava. During the island's ... More >>
Michael Schwartz is taking on the high seas once again with the announcement of his new gastropub concepts on Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas class ships. The first, the Quantum of the Seas, launches Fall 2014, sailing from the New York area to the Caribbean. Michael's Genuine Pub is one of 1 ... More >>
South Beach has never looked as good as it does this sun-drenched afternoon. You're sitting beneath the sea grape tree at Restaurant Michael Schwartz and watching two dudes play catch with a foam football in the Raleigh Hotel pool. Children romp in the water and beg their parents for more soda and f ... More >>
Michael Schwartz isn't sure about a few things. He doesn't know how many hours he works in a day, whether his employees think he's a good manager, or where exactly he's taking his restaurant group next. What he does know is this: a lot has changed since he landed his first restaurant gig 33 years ... More >>
Dinner and a show doesn't always have to mean one of those cheesy murder mystery dinners, or that Arabian Nights thing up in Orlando where you can eat dinner while costumed men prance around on horses right in front of you. Luckily, a more low-key (and arguably, classier) form of table-side entertai ... More >>
Michael Schwartz has tapped Roel Alcudia (pronounced Roh-ELLE), most recently chef de cuisine at Jonathan Waxman's New York City restaurant Barbuto, to run the kitchen at the forthcoming Cypress Room, only a few blocks from his flagship restaurant in the Design District. Schwartz broke the news at ... More >>
Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Tudor House was named Best Hotel Restaurant in New Times' 2012 Best of Miami. Read our interview with Geoffrey Zakarian.When Geoffrey Zakarian announced the closing of Tudor House, he left us with a hint that new projects were on the horizon...and out to sea.Miami-based Norw ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan's out of jail. But her legal problems aren't even close to being over. The LiLo v. Pitbull, Nee-Yo, and Afrojack saga continues as Mr. 305's lawyers have presented a notice of removal in an effort to shift the case from county to federal court. The document, filed last week in ... More >>
photo by Citking via Wikimedia CommonsOn October 10, 2010, off the coast of Israel, a 40-year-old South African woman working on a Celebrity cruise ship blacked out while having a drink with a male co-worker in his cabin. She awoke hours later to find the man, a Costa Rican, raping her.The sexual ... More >>
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back
Fish eggs, fish eggs roly-poly fish eggs; fish eggs, fish eggs, eat them up, yum
Looking out for number one, what's in this for Miami?
Overtown's Louise and Jeanette hold steady, but Little Haiti's Naomi is barely holding on
A list to nominate members for Miami's new Civilian Investigative Panel comes together in typical Magic City fashion
Until the county's Cuba ordinance is rescinded, it remains the law of this land. Which is precisely why we must support the Cuba Affidavit Citizens' Auxiliary.
Letters from the issue of March 30, 2000
What happens when a female passenger is assaulted on a cruise ship? Not much.
For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not
Miami, like an adolescent who won't learn from his mistakes, keeps stomping on the First Amendment
An old pro is recruited to undertake a very disagreeable mission: Dig into the stinking mess at Miami City Hall. Here's what he found.
Potatoes are plentiful, but green beans are scarce. Okra abounds, and tomatoes are holding their own. If it weren't for Allapattah's terminal market, Miamians would have no food for thought.
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.
He's Jimi Hendrix. He's Cheech. He's Chong. He's a human sound-effects machine.