Chefs must be strong enough to do back-breaking on-your-feet labor for upwards of 12 hours a day. They play with knives and fire. And yet, they must also tap into their sensitive and creative side, working with the most delicate ingredients, using all their senses to perfect a dish.
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At yesterday's Italian Culinary Experience at the Miami Culinary Institute, a few dozen public-relations professionals, chefs, and writers were treated to a wine-pairing lunch featuring Casa Vincola Zonin wines from Tuscany. These Italian Culinary Experience (ICE) lunches are part of a series that t ... More >>
Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street character Elmo, resigned last week after two men claimed he'd sexually assaulted them when they were underaged. Clash denied that he'd abused the men, but said the "personal matters" were distracting him from his work.Now a Florida man has adde ... More >>
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Sesame Street's most relatable character, by far, was ... More >>
Carly Rae Jepsen's ode to romance-novel covers features the singer fantasizing about her buff, tattooed gardener. The song was Katy Perry-cute and pretty forgettable once you were out of the car.We guess, however, the tune got trapped inside the small one-track mind of a certain sweets-loving monste ... More >>
North Miami is stewing right now over an age-old question: Can Big Bird and Elmo co-exist with lap dances and champagne rooms? A proposed strip club with a full liquor license neighboring WPBT Channel 2's headquarters and a number of schools has residents fuming. Take Pastor Jack Hakimian, leader of ... More >>
Mitt Romney has a square jaw and looks good on camera, but he has the real-life charisma of a bucket of hammers. It's like he chopped up and snorted a pile of Al Gore before his speech at Freedom Tower yesterday. Still, his uncanny resemblance to Sesame Street hero Guy Smiley may carry him throug ... More >>
Cults were one of indie music's biggest breakout acts of 2011, landing on several Best of 2011 lists and cementing their spot among the blogosphere's buzz-worthiest bands. But what's an indie-pop group to do between albums? Sing holiday songs on children's television.
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Image by Travis KotzebueMusic blog Stereogum has posted some teaser tracks from the forthcoming Muppets movie soundtrack and the songs feature two of indie rock's leading ladies: Joanna Newsom and Feist.
You'd figure the Muppets would either hit their core demographic with whatever 11-year-old ... More >>
What do Sesame Street, Patti LaBelle and the West African Yoruba religion have in common? Well, they're all part of legendary DJ-producer and Yoruba Records chief Osunlade's fascinating story.
Back in the '70s, he started out by juggling different musical gigs, like composing for Sesame Street an ... More >>
via againstme.netWhen Gainesville anarcho-punks Against Me! released their fourth album, 2007's New Wave, the band's hardcore fundamentalist fans immediately swung into crisis mode, organizing counseling and puke circles for heartbroken indie kids nationwide. Understand though, the mass freakout ... More >>
There was plenty of imported NY snatch traipsing around Miami for Basel but perhaps the most famous receptacle of naughty body parts designed to give you pleasure was the aptly named, The Box. Straight from the Lower East Side and towing a reputation for providing some of the most naughty, ... More >>
Now in its seventh installment, Aquabooty's infamous Art Basel special, Fuck Art Let's Dance, is going down at the Electric Pickle on Friday night and headlined this time by the legendary DJ/producer and self-anointed "high priest of spiritual house music" Osunlade. The religious title isn't mere ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenMiami, she goes hard. Santigold performing at the Paris Theatre in Miami Beach.Click here to view more photos from this show.Diesel U:Music Tour with Santigold, Kid Cudi, Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, Jemina Pearl and DJ Mom JeansTuesday, November 17, 2009Paris Theatre, Miami Bea ... More >>
I'm still the Cookie Monster biatch!One of the top 10 searches on Google this hour is Cookie Monster Veggie Monster, and we are happy to report that the good old blue and cookie lovin' Cookie Monster the world knows and loves is here to stay, he will not be replaced by Veggie Monster as internet ... More >>
The Beatles' Let It Be was a sign of the timesNotes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing every Wednesday on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights
and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world.&nbs ... More >>