Gyu-Kaku officially opens tonight in Brickell. The Japanese barbecue restaurant chain is huge, with 26 locations in the United States and Canada and over 700 restaurants worldwide, but this is the first location in Florida. See also: Ten Best Brickell Restaurants
Jon Favreau's new movie, Chef, will be released on May 9 and we can't wait. Basically, if we could custom make a film, this would be it. The movie, which features a cast including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, and John Leguizamo, is the story o ... More >>
By now you've surely heard about Chef, the movie that follows the life of chef Carl Casper (portrayed by Jon Favreau), who quits his job at a tony Los Angeles restaurant to find love and redemption as a food truck owner in Miami. Playing his ex-wife is Sofia Vergara, who teams up with him for his M ... More >>
On February 2, millions of people will watch Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Broncos face the Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Some will watch to cheer their team to victory. We'll watch it for the commercials. And, with a 30-second spot going for around $4 million, you can bet the commercials ... More >>
On Saturday, Yanni gave the final performance of a two-day run of shows at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. Billed as "An Evening with Yanni," there was no opener, unless you count millennia of human cultural history. Shout out to Ancient Greece. Now, he may have shaved off his famous mustache, ... More >>
Did Obama coast to victory just because he had a deeper voice than John McCain? Did Alex Sink lose to Rick Scott in the Florida governor's race because of her high-pitched southern twang? New research by a University of Miami political science professor suggests it may be part of the electoral eq ... More >>
They came for G.I. Joe, and we said nothing, because we always thought G.I. Joe was kinda dumb.Then they came for Transformers, and we said nothing, because Michael Bay is unstoppable and anyway, Megan Fox is hot.But then they came for Battleship, and we realized that soon, there would be no chil ... More >>
When you heard the news about Heidi Klum and Seal's separation this weekend, you probably felt kinda sad. But admit it: the twisted, schadenfreude-loving part of you was a teeny bit thrilled. They were just too perfect, weren't they? With their beautiful bodies and accents and adorable babies?And ... More >>
Christopher Chaney, a Florida man, has been arrested for hacking into dozens of email accounts belonging to celebrities and others in the entertainment industry. Chaney has been confirmed to be the man who leaked nude pictures of Scarlett Johansson online, but also targeted other celebr ... More >>
We have to admit, we kind of see a slight resemblance here.Yes, we mean that Robert Pattinson, a.k.a. R. Pattz, a.k.a. Edward Cullen. We're not exactly sure what would happen if Twi-hards and Nirvana grungers were to battle it out, but now thanks to Pattinson, we know that vampires pack a mean bi ... More >>
wikimediaSee the game for them, if not for Chad.We've had the worst luck with our quarterbacks since Dan Marino retied in 1999. And now, with Chad Pennington's shoulder turning to shredded wheat last Sunday, it looks like the Chad Henne era is upon us sooner than anticipated. Henne comes with a r ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThe Crimson DynamoIt was inevitable, but now it is official. Mickey Rourke is no longer our quirky washed up actor turned suprising Oscar Nominee for a small indie. He's officially a blockbuster idol once again. After some rumors to the contrary, he's signed on for a big role in ... More >>
Fanboys will like it; everyone else won't care.
This time of year brings all manner of helpful hints, like how to truss a turkey, or how to make your gingerbread men look like Scarlett Johansson (I made that second one up, but you know what I mean). Tips on avoiding food-borne illness are especially prevalent, as they should be -- an estimated 5, ... More >>
Alanis Morissette is still grateful for her now-legendary first album.
Going for the Haitian vote. Lord knows the Democrats are going to have to pull out all of the stops this November to take over the White House and this latest news might help them do it...or it could backfire. According to NME, part-time Miami resident Wyclef Jean along with Kanye West and N.E.R.D ... More >>
When NBA commissioner David Stern walked up to the microphone last night and said, “With the second pick in the 2008 NBA draft the Miami Heat select…” there was a collective sphincter-clenching angst that shot across Heat Nation. “Oh shit,” we all thought breathlessly, “are we going to h ... More >>
Some dude from the Union-Tribute wrote an 800 word piece on how he too does not know what Bill Parcells will do with the Dolphins' first overall pick. But he does make some neat observations, like how Parcells has done nothing but study tapes on college players and talk to coaches about the draft si ... More >>
Sibling rivalry in all its royal glory in Boleyn Girl.
Car lovers find a new flame in Burnout Paradise.
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
DVD releases for the week of December 26, 2006
Clean as a whistle! Scarlett Johansson recently admitted to Allure magazine that she does it twice a year: "I'm not promiscuous," she said. "I get tested for HIV twice a year.... One has to be socially aware. It's part of being a decent human to be tested for STDs." I have to admit that my ... More >>
Memento director plumbs the depths of magic and loss
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
A Good Woman would benefit from a good actor or two
John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson face off in a southern-gothic indie
Miami Beach's Art Deco hotel lobbies are really social laboratories
In 2003 women continued to claim and transform the cinema
Billy Bob doesn't say much, but he's perfect for a con job