Last night, it seemed as if Tthe Federal, that trendy Biscayne strip-mall eatery, was feeding an actual army. Crawdaddy Tuesday may just be the worst thing that's ever happened to crawfish.
The specials, crawfish 'n' grits ($12), crawfish fritters ($8), and the traditional crawfish boil ($20 per po ... More >>
As if you needed another excuse to gorge yourself with delicious crustaceans -- the first full moon in May officially marked the beginning of the soft-shell crab season. The blue crab, callinectus saidus, is harvested along the Eastern seaboard of the United States when it sheds its tough shell. For ... More >>
Now in its 35th year, Art Deco Weekend has grown from a small neighborhood party into a 15 block, open-air, historical and often hysterical Festival. This past weekend's three-day event , offered a visual feast for the eyes and yummies for the tummies in a unique architectural environment...oh an ... More >>
The classic Shelborne Resort in Miami Beach has a modern vibe now. It's a whole new show. In addition to glam brasserie Vesper and Lucy's taco shack out back, Bar Tanaka brings sushi to the lineup. Modern American, Mexican, and Japanese -- all restaurant bases are covered. The menu comes cou ... More >>
Pop quiz: what are strip clubs good for, other than watching hard-working girls dance for their college tuition? In Miami, they're also a hidden spot to find some good eats.No lukewarm, all-you-can-eat buffets here; just good, honest cuisine served with a smile and a lap dance. Okay, so they won't b ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss
Dogma features old-school sandwiches in addition to its vast dog selection.Dogma, the Biscayne Boulevard hot doggery that was recently purchased by partners Mark Soyka and Frank Crupi, has expanded its food options to include a full line of old-school sandwiches, a ... More >>
John ZurEverglades blue claw crabsNot to be confused with
The Crab House in North Miami Beach, The Original Crab House, is located in Kendall at the end of an
unassuming strip mall off US 1 and SW 98th Street. The place lacks any view of water. This should have been a
warning sign. But with crab ... More >>
As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to email@example.com. After the jump, find our other choices. Lee Klein95. Lobster Roll at Joe's ... More >>
Rickenbacker Fish Company Restaurant and Fresh Fish Market is brand new, and located right at the end of the Rickenbacker Causeway -- a guppy's throw from the Rusty Pelican and possessing equally breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay and downtown Brickell.The menu looks to be a typical driftwood-inspir ... More >>
Dungeness crab at The Crab HouseI once made and sold jewelry on the streets of San Francisco. Sometimes I'd sell by Fisherman's Wharf, other times in the courtyard of the Embarcadero Center downtown. Quite a tidy profit was made, especially during a short period when I found myself ahead of the c ... More >>
Stone crab lovers, get ready: The season officially begins today and runs through May 15, 2011.The sweet and succulent claw meat of stone crabs is one of Florida's famous delicacies. The crustaceans live in waters off North Carolina to the Yucatan Peninsula, and 2.4 million claws were harvested c ... More >>
This is a damn crying shame.Fresh Market is supposed to be a place where a yuppie can go and not be afraid. They play classical music. They give you tiny cups of premium coffee. Their organic yogurt selection is enviable.
And in Aventura, even the coconuts on the trees are Louis Vuitton brand.
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Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoTiffany and Ed hit it out of the park this week.Last night on Top Chef, we were treated to an opening sequence of frontrunner Ed donning a hideous yellow housedress as the roommates laughed. Actually, Ed was wearing Tiffany's dress. Hmmm. How did that happen?In anot ... More >>
Let's face it. Some jobs are more interesting than others, and when we met Alisa M. McGowan, we knew she had it figured out. A caterer to the jet set, she spends her days making sure Wyclef Jean has his soul food going on, the Victoria's Secret models' chocolate chip cookie stash is full, and the ... More >>
Last night marked the return of 660's Front Porch Supper, held each Thursday from 6 to 11 p.m. on the swank hotel's secluded terrace. This time around it's a barbecue; back in April it was a $26 lobster boil. The $17.95 price includes a main course and three fixin's.The former features sweet & ... More >>
Paula NiñoCoctel de camaronesFeeling like you're on vacation without leaving town is always a good thing. And you can definitely feel like you're on vacation when dining under the sun with all the tourists at a nice hotel on Ocean Drive. La Marea at the Tides South Beach launched the "Lazy Break ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinFinA fun time was had by all at the Jonathan Eismann restaurant tour last week. The event was held in cahoots with Friends of the James Beard Foundation as a means of raising funds for the organization as well as to showcase new developments on the west side of the Design Distri ... More >>