What do you get when you put Miami's top toques, five heritage breed pigs, bourbon, and a hot girl butchering a 300-pound porker all in the same room?
A bitchin' good time, that's what.
Swooping in for its second tour in Miami, Cochon 555 proved to be yet another fantastic event for attendees, ju ... More >>
2013 has been around for 23 days and counting, so those memories of champagne toasts, sparklers and epic hangovers may feel like forever ago. But the Year of the Snake is about to arrive, so the celebrations are about to begin, again.
Come February, some of Miami's finest Asian establishments are o ... More >>
Dim sum was a favorite weekend treat where I grew up in New York. On Sundays, we would head over to Chinatown and feast on tiny steamed dumplings, egg rolls, meat-filled buns, fried shrimp, and the occasional chicken foot.Little steamers on carts would be wheeled around the dining room, allowing you ... 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 >>
Lee KleinChu's Peking Duck (first course)A little dim sum taste of next week's Cafe review:One non-dim sum starter you should strongly consider is a real Taiwanese treat: Five-spiced silverfish brings tiny, smelt-like fish battered and wok-fried to light, puffy perfection. Hot red chilies, jalapeño ... More >>
HakkasanMiami Spice came to a close yesterday but restaurants at the Fontainebleau Hotel are continuing to offer a prix fixe menu during October.Starting Sunday and through October 31, Scarpetta, Hakkasan, Vida and Gotham Steak will serve a $39 prix fixe "Bleau Goes Pink" menu to coincide with Na ... More >>
Paula NiñoChop Down ChopChow Down Grill has been serving Asian-inspired fare in Surfside for a little over a month but the restaurant has already created quite a bit of buzz. The small, cozy restaurant is the creation of Joshua Marcus, who formerly worked in the kitchens of BLT Steak and China ... More >>
Philippe's Spice chicken -- parsley is healthful, right?In Part 1 of our "Deal or No Deal?" series, we explained how Miami Spice can represent a good deal at some places, but not so good at others. The question we ask of each eatery: Should a $50-plus dinner, in this specific restaurant, be ... More >>
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Friday's torrential rainstorms did not deter hungry fans from coming out to Taste of the Gables. The crowd was large and organizers packed them all in to what could be best described as a human conveyor belt of open mouths and hands grasping for the samplings ... More >>
seeminglee / CC BY-SA 2.0In the spirit of our upcoming "Best of Miami" issue, we assembled a list of the best missed connections from the month of March. A big thanks to Craigslist for schooling us on one of the best pick-up lines we've heard in a long, long while.1. With the toe compliment and a ... More >>
Jaguar ceviche spoonsYelp Eats Restaurant Week will take place starting Monday, July 20 and run through Sunday, July 26. Restaurants will offer a special 3-course prix fixe menu for $25 (does NOT include tax or tip) -- much better than that crummy Miami Spice deal.Here are the participants: 66 ... More >>