If you're looking for the ultimate dinner with a view experience, it's time to take your life savings out of your piggy bank and book a trip to a less tamer part of the world.A pop-up restaurant is being planned as part of a fundraising climb on Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.The temporary restaurant ... More >>
Turns out the Canadian city of Montreal is a real hotbed of forward-thinking electronic dance music.
A few natives we've chatted with just this past year are Akufen, Footprintz and Blond:ish. And another luminary of that Northern city is producer and multi-intrumentalist Guillaume Coutu Dumont.
I ... More >>
Tabou Combo's Yvan "Kapi" Andre.Tabou Combo has one of the most revered funk breakdowns in all of musicland. And between the voudou beats, big soul horns, salsa turns, merengue runs, and rockin' drums, this band is the most eclectic kompa crew in the world.
The group started in 1968 under the na ... More >>
Will you be my valentine, Fabio?A really fun part of my job as New Times blogger is interviewing chefs and personalities in the food business. I've found that most people in this industry are witty and charming, so I was looking forward to my phone call with Top Chef All-Stars contestant and R ... More >>
Without question, Shakira is Colombia's hottest export since blow and plastic surgery. (Oddly, she doesn't indulge in either.) Now in the business of donning belly shirts and shaking her money maker, the blonde beauty has certainly come a long way from the quiet, dark-haired quasi-hippie on P ... More >>
Every so often, Banana
Republican daydreams of traveling the world with Miami-Dade County Commissioner
Natacha Seijas, serenading her with the sweet sounds of the toot flute in Peru.
I also fantasize about not spending a dime to visit Macchu Pichu and the like.
I mean, while services are being wh ... More >>