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    September 30, 2014

    Danny Serfer's Mignonette Is Edgewater's Pearl

    It's 9 p.m. and it's raining in sheets outside Mignonette, a new oyster bar and seafood eatery off NE Second Avenue across from the City of Miami Cemetery. Gentlemen pull their cars onto the sidewalk to let their ladies scurry in (relatively) dry. But there's nevertheless a wait to be seated at this ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Keep Calm and Clambake On at Tongue & Cheek

    When you think summertime in Miami, odds are lobster clambake doesn't register. Now, thanks to the folks at Tongue & Cheek, our balmy, sweaty, uncomfortable season will get a decidedly cool New England makeover. Created by chef Jamie DeRosa, this is a big departure from his daily dinner specials, o ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Wackiest Sushi Rolls

    Miami, you take food fusions to a whole other level. You have pastelito hamburgers, sweet plantain ice cream, and Chinese bao buns stuffed with lechón asado. But you're even crazier when it comes to sushi. What follows are the top ten wackiest sushi rolls in Miami. In this list, you'll find bage ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Love & Vegetables Vegan Crab Cakes: "They Taste a Hell of a Lot Like Crab" (Recipe)

    Have you ever heard of mock apple pie? In The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten references an early-19th-century pie recipe that uses smashed Ritz crackers instead of apples. Flavored with cinnamon, sugar, and lemon juice, the crackers taste just like fruit. Sometimes, seasonings can fo ... More >>

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    July 5, 2013

    Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: From Clam Bake to Beer Benefit to Pop-up

    In a world where plastic surgery is as easy as running to your nearest Whole Foods and picking up a quart of milk, we have just one thing to say: America, girl! You are looking good for your 237 years. And with virtually little work done! Really, she doesn't look a day over 200. So while the nati ... More >>

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    June 25, 2013

    The Crab House Closes After Three Decades

    Another Miami landmark restaurant has closed. The Crab House closed Sunday evening, marking an end to more than 30 years of waterfront dining. Designed to look like a lighthouse, the Crab House on the 79th Street Causeway was a beacon for people wanting a decent seafood meal at a reasonable price ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    International Sushi Day Deals in Miami

    For those of you keeping track of food holidays, happy International Sushi Day. The "holiday" was first listed in Chase's Calendar of Events in 2010. Restaurant chain RA Sushi was actually responsible for making this holiday official, declaring the day a "holiday" in 2010 and having the sushi-cent ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013

    The Federal's Crawdaddy Tuesday: Locals Come Out En Masse (Photos)

    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 >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Siam Rice Thai & Sushi: Tasty Asian Dishes for a Cheap Date

    Siam Rice has different tasty specials every night. Most of them under $10. Check the bullentin board for daily specials.

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    June 5, 2012

    Soft-Shell Crab Season In Full Swing: Where to Find the Best Crispy Critters In Miami

    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 >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Art Deco Weekend: Bigger, Better and Tastier

    ​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 >>

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    December 1, 2011
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    October 13, 2011
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    September 7, 2011

    Fried Lobster and a Lap Dance: Miami's Best Strip Club Food

    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 >>

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    August 4, 2011
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    June 9, 2011
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    May 26, 2011
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    May 12, 2011
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    April 7, 2011
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    April 7, 2011
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    February 24, 2011
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    February 17, 2011

    The Original Crab House: Sketchy GPS Treats Us to Malnourished Blue Crab

    John ZurEverglades blue claw crabs​Not 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 >>

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    January 13, 2011
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    December 14, 2010

    Rickenbacker Fish Company Is New, Fresh, And Organic

    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 >>

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    December 14, 2010

    The Eats Of San Francisco, Part One

    Dungeness crab at The Crab House​I 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 >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    December 2, 2010
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    October 15, 2010

    Stone Crab Season Begins Today!

    ​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 >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Fresh Market Not So Fresh

    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. S ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Making Concessions, Episode 11

    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 >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Catering by Alyse and Private Jet Gourmet: Feeding the Rich and Famous

    ​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 >>

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    July 23, 2010

    660 At The Anglers' $17.95 Thursday Night BBQ Supper

    ​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 >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 14, 2009

    First Peek at Jonathan Eismann's Q and Fin

    Photo by Lee KleinFin​A 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 >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Red Serves Steaks in SoBe

    They're savory but standard.

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    April 9, 2009

    Prime Italian Is Prime Turf

    The sultan of SoFi's new restaurant succeeds as an all-purpose upscale Italian dining venue.

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    April 2, 2009
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    January 19, 2009

    Legal Seafood - 44 Cent Clam Chowder - Inauguration Day Marketing Scheme

    In 1968 The Berkowitz family opened their first seafood restaurant. That was in Cambridge, Mass. Legal Seafood is now a big franchise with locations in Sunrise, West Palm, and Boca and they are declaring January 20th a "Legal Holiday." So when you go in there and buy an entree you get a 44 cent cup ... More >>

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    December 23, 2008

    A Real Nice Clambake

    Coming to a beach near you.This is a weird time of the year for transplanted New Englanders. On the one hand, Florida's balmy wintertime tropicality is the reason we came here. On the other, wintertime in Florida always feels like a bit of a gyp. We get a little home sick, and we know it's illogical ... More >>

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    August 20, 2008

    Those Fresh Oysters are Frozen

    Carl Gussow, "Oyster Girl" John Linn and I noticed something fishy about the "oysters on the half shell" we ordered from Jackson's Steakhouse the other night. Our waitress told us they were Gulf oysters, which you know can't be safe to eat raw in August. The water warms up and makes those suckers ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008

    Mini Lobsters Kill 4

    A skeleton walks into a bar and says, "Can I get a beer and a mop?" No seriously, mini lobster sport season in Florida opened last week (regular season starts tomorrow) and four divers have already ended up dead, crushed within the deadly claws of murderous mini-lobsters staging a well-organized un ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008

    Pleasure and Pain

    Sake Room both satisfies and annoys.

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    July 19, 2007

    Gumbo Limbo

    Christabelle's Quarter serves up the Very Big Easy in the Grove

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    April 23, 2007

    Biltmore Brunch: By the Numbers

    The Biltmore Hotel’s Sunday brunch, generally acknowledged as among the very finest in town, is now, according to press materials, “expanded” and “enhanced.” As far as we can tell, the main difference is a finer fizz, as each week a different champagne from one of France’s top producers ... More >>

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    April 9, 2007

    Tragedies a la Carte

    Students from Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the last meal on the Titanic with a special dinner that will recreate the ten-course menu served in the first class saloon on the night of the tragic sinking. The dinner, scheduled for 7 p.m. ... More >>

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    March 22, 2007

    Catch of the Year

    Classic American seafood finds a sequel in Miami

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    March 1, 2007

    We're Bringing Shellfish Back

    Slurp and be sexy at Social Miami

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    September 28, 2006
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    June 16, 2005
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    November 22, 2001

    Fancy a Fish Joint

    Fish that's simply put to the plate

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