There are two kinds of pizza lovers in this town: traditionalists and radicals. Traditionalists want extra cheese, but never fontina or gorgonzola. Did you just ask them to pay 15 bucks for a 12-inch pie? They probably threw some figs and prosciutto in your face. They like pepperoni. A lot. Radica ... More >>
Your buddies just don't understand. You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back. Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes ... More >>
Read also "Altamare Team to Open Tikl on Brickell" and "Altamare's Simon Stojanovich talks Tikl.""It's pronounced 'tickle,' like, as in tickle your taste buds," clarifies executive chef Simon Stojanovic, part of Miami Beach's Altamare team. He is referring to the small-plates concept Tikl resta ... More >>
Simon Hare The Lounge at Gotham Steak.The new lounge at Gotham Steak is celebrating its recent opening with a wine deal lasting until the end of June. Sommelier David Mokha (named Sommelier of the Year for 2010 by Food & Wine magazine), has selected 50 wines from the extensive list to ... More >>
photo by Simon Hare and ObrMarketingBack in 1985 Roberto Guerra's father told him about a wooden box he had seen in a Chinatown in Cuba. It was used to cook pigs. Two years later, La Caja China was born. Some speculate this box was invented by Chinese workers who were brought to Cuba in the 1800s ... More >>
Passover is coming next week and for many, that means a monotonous existence of matzo, matzo, matzo and more matzo. What's a Jewish foodie to do? Thankfully, chef Allen Susser, whose eponymous restaurant is a longtime hit, is preparing two Passover meals at his Aventura eatery.Photo by Simon HareChe ... More >>
Photo by Simon HareMichael's Genuine pioneered fine dining in Miami's Design District.Let's end the year with a bang-bang look at the most important restaurants of the decade. Caveat: It must still be in business. And we're skipping those historically important places (like China Grill, Joe's Stone ... More >>
Artist brings her silicone twin to town for one last romp.