• Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Ten Best Nutella Dishes in Miami

    Nutella turns 50 this year and we couldn't let the occasion pass without some fanfare. Whether lathered in a hot crepe from a cart on the sidewalks of France or scooped straight out of the jar with your finger, this hazelnut spread of the gods deserves our utmost appreciation. New York City is cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Rev Run's New Show Brings the Family Home for Sunday Suppers

    Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons is a master of reinvention. From rap legend of Run-D.M.C., to minister, to reality show icon, Rev Run keeps finding ways to stay relevant in pop culture. His family was launched into the spotlight when Run's House premiered on MTV in 2005. The show ran for six seasons, spawn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    H.U.M.A.N. Vending Machines Helping Local Schools Get on the Healthful Snack Bandwagon

    In the grand tradition of vending machines, most pay-by-coin food dispensers are chock full of Oreos, whoopie pies, Cheetos, and Coke. Heart disease waiting to happen. But as it turns out, there's another option for automated convenience foods. It's called H.U.M.A.N. (Helping Unite Mankind and Nutr ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Semilla Eatery & Bar: A Strong Seedling With Room to Grow

    The first thing you experience when entering Semilla Eatery & Bar is the sweet aroma emanating from a wall of potted herbs. They're a welcome respite from the construction craziness on Alton Road. You'll also be relieved to hear "Wrecking Ball" sung by someone other than Miley Cyrus and see the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Cochon 555: Jose Mendin Wins Big With A Lot of Pig (Photos)

    Last night, Cochon 555 made its return to Miami at the Four Seasons and it was epic. Five chefs competed, showcasing five heritage breed pigs, The bourbon and beer flowed, a butchering pop-up emerged in the center and in total 1,200 pounds of pork were devoured. The winner of the night was Pubbell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    The Best Comedian Tweets on the Richie Incognito Scandal

    The Richie Incognito scandal is in that weird place where we understand that it's pretty serious but also so over-the-top in some weird sports soap opera-style that sometimes you can't help but laugh. So with the help of Witstream, we rounded up the best tweets about the scandal from professional co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Miami's Best Halloween 2013 Parties

    It's that time of the year in Miami, when surprisingly attractive reanimated corpses, demonically possessed street walkers, evil noise-addled punks, regurgitating ravers, and centerfold models mob the bars and clubs to get drunk, stupid, and possibly naked in remembrance of the dead. Yeah, yeah, ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Burger Beast Blogiversary Party: Pig's Head, Rapicavoli, and Mojo Doughnuts

    Sef Gonzalez isn't just the Burger Beast of food blog fame. He's the sultan of stick-to-your-ribs food, the powerhouse of pastelitos, and Miami's all-seeing, all-eating king of comfort food. Last night, at Sakaya Kitchen Downtown, the king himself mingled with his loyal foodie followers at his five- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Pinolandia, Yambo, and Fritanga Montelimar: Hung Over? Visit Miami's Top Three Fritangas

    Nicaraguan cooking is best summarized thusly: "This is good. Let's make it great." Consider, for example, empanadas de maduro -- cheese-filled sweet-plantain patties, which sound nice but aren't good enough in their simplest form. So Nicaraguans immerse the half-moons in hot oil until the cheese mel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    SoBeWFF: Hedy Goldsmith, Jeni Britton-Bauer, Paulina Naranjo Share a Love for All Things Frozen and Sweet

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Credit three ladies for making this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival just a little bit, um, cooler: Hedy Goldsmith, James Beard award-nominated executive past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: The Six Best Events Featuring Miami Chefs

    If you haven't purchased your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we suggest breaking out the credit card because many of the more famous events, like Burger Bash, are sold out.Luckily, the four-day long festival is filled with seminars, dinners, and parties -- ensuring there's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Free Santa's Enchanted Forest Pass from Pollo Tropical

    There is nothing that says "Christmas in Miami" like Santa's Enchanted Forest. Look, with the weather a cool, crisp 80 degrees, why not celebrate with a month-long carnival that features dioramas depicting Santa with space aliens and carnys hawking giant Spongebob Squarepants for the winning?Read al ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Santa's Enchanted Forest: Top Ten Things to Eat and Drink

    As Miamians, this time of year can be a little tough. Thanks to our balmy weather and eternal sunshine, seasonal spirit can be hard to come by. So like good little elves, locals flock to Santa's Enchanted Forest to bask in some semblance of holiday cheer. Dubbed the world's largest Christmas theme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith Hosting Dessert Party to Fight Children's Cancer

    Miami foodies know Hedy Goldsmith as the Magic City's dessert queen, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's pastry chef extraordinaire, and creator of mouthwatering twists on childhood favorites like chocolate peanut-butter brownie banana splits, s'more brownies, and buttered-popcorn gelato.Drooling y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Weird Sports Candies: Sugarpova to Muhammad Ali Rice Crispies and Melo Bars

    Maria Sharapova released her newest wave of endorsement this week. Gone are point-and-shoot cameras, fluffy dogs, and fancy European watches. No, no, this time, the London Olympic games silver medalist, beast tennis player, and poster child for fitness, can add candy to her repertoire. Because tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    5. Fried Chicken at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

    New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue is coming June 14. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you want to vote on which restaurant has the best dish, click here. 5. Fried Chicken at Yardbird Southern Table & BarOne of the most daunting tasks in all of M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    12. Red Snapper in a Bowl at Joe's Stone Crab

    New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue is coming June 14. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you want to vote on which restaurant has the best dish, click here.11. Red Snapper Fish in a Bowl at Joe's Stone CrabVery rarely does a restaurant stay in the hands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Top Ten Favorite Dishes: Cast Your Vote

    For the past few months, Short Order has been choosing our absolute favorite dishes to eat in the 305 in anticipation of our annual Best Of issue on June 14.It all started with a grilled artichoke from Peacock Garden Cafe (number 100).From there on we worked our way through everything from frozen ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    17. Flash Marinated Snapper Ceviche at The Villa by Barton G

    New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue is coming June 14. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to Flash Marinated Snapper Ceviche at The Villa by Barton GThose fortunate enough t ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    All Mug Shots Should Be Public, New Times Freelancer Argues In Case U.S. Supreme Court May Hear

    Theo Karantsalis, a soft-spoken librarian who teaches research classes at Miami Dade College between freelancing for Miami New Times and the Miami Herald, has become an unlikely central character in a hotly contested federal case that has free-speech advocates ready to clash with top D.C. officials. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Miami Voted Best City for Adult Halloween Parties, Most Dangerous for Trick-or-Treaters

    photo by Justin NamonYeah, Halloween here tends to be NSFK​Who says Halloween is a kids' holiday? Certainly not local residents.If you're an adult looking to dress up in a skimpy costume and gorge yourself on some spiked witch's brew then Miami is the city for you. Though, if you're a kid in town ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Chris Kilham, GNC Chocolate: Snake Oil or Miracle Supplement?

    via CocoaWell​This Sunday in Miami, "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham kicks off his 10-day, nine-city tour of GNC markets to discuss the benefits of cocoa and to foster a broader understanding of the "exceptional super fruit." Says Kilham, "This is the best way to set the groundwork for broad educati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2010

    Dolphins Take Down Packers in Overtime

    ​Your Miami Dolphins were able to outlast an undermanned Green Bay Packers in a 23-20 overtime win on the road. As usual, the Dolphins kept things interesting, allowing an injury-riddled Packers team to keep things closer than they really should've been. Probably because the Dolphins didn't want t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Giorgio Rapicavoli of 660 at The Angler's Talks Food Trucks and Scene

    Here's Part Two of our interview with Giorgio Rapicavoli. You can read the first part of the interview here.Photo by Riki AltmanDefinitely no yellow mustard in that dishTell me some of your favorite Miami restaurants and what you order there.I love Yakko-San. I get the fish collar. That's so good! I ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Vampiros en La Habana...La Pequena Habana, That Is!

    ​Well, it's that special time of year kiddies, when real kiddies get to go door to door yelling "trick or treat!" and collecting candy, most of which their grandmothers will warn, "esta envenenado" ("it's poisoned"). Meanwhile, grownup kiddies get to dress like strippers and dipshits (I managed bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Transit Lounge Turns 5!

    Know what I want to do? Coin a phrase. You know, like I'll use it here and soon people will be employing it elsewhere, like in everyday conversation. What better way to truly indulge, or perhaps abuse, my access to the masses? Ideally, it'd be some nearly nonsensical word that defies the lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Booze Hound - Jake's Bar & Grill

    In a time of such economic strife, I say screw the beef! Instead of dinner out on the town, I suggest one blow their shrinking wads of indulgence-flow on the savory, sweet nectar of catastrophe -- booze. Yet, New Times doesn’t want you to waste your hard-earned cash on crap, so we’re combing b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    A stolen city lamppost, an Astrovan, and a dream

    Photo via WPLG Channel 10 Move over, Texas. A South Florida resident has officially submitted his challenge for most crackheaded plan of 2008. In April, Dallas-area's Charles Ray Fuller saw in a stolen check an opportunity to grant himself a comfortable nestegg -- filling it out for $360 million d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    Lulz for Monday: Some of the Best of the Worst Music Videos

    So, who doesn’t want to gently easy into their Monday afternoon with a good 20 minutes of time-wasting bad Internet videos? The smartest YouTube searchers know that the site’s treasures are often found simply by typing “worst” whatever in the search box, or, for a grab bag, just “worst” ... More >>

  • Film

    January 16, 2003

    Male Fraud

    Jason Lee lies to juggle two women, because, hey, it's A Guy Thing

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Dance with the Devil

    How evil can an event hosted by the Viscayani be?

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    We Don't Aim to Please, Part 2

    Local theater leaders bemoan their most persistent obstacles

  • Dining

    May 18, 2000

    Diner Declaration

    I Do D'Clare

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    A Portable Feast

    In the world of the lunchero, the food is hot, the drinks are cold, and the turf wars are downright dangerous

  • News

    December 31, 1998

    My Life in Jail

    There are plenty of wonderful places to spend the holiday season in South Florida. As the author explains, the Stockade isn't one of them.

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Treasured Isle

    This time next year an RV campground will occupy Virginia Key. Say sayonara to one of the city's last patches of green.

  • Music

    December 9, 1992