Find a yellowtail jalapeño roll at your neighborhood sushi joint and compare it to the one served at Lure Fishbar. They look similar enough: Coiled nori and rice are crammed with wasabi-spiked fish and then topped with jalapeño. But inside the grand Loews Miami Beach Hotel, the yellowtail tastes d ... More >>
Two of Miami's best bartenders will represent our city in the United States Bartenders' Guild National Showcase, after winning the Miami USBG's LEgacy Cocktail Showcase. Twelve local bartenders competed at Cipriani Miami for the opportunity to participate in the nationals, and possibly advance to ... More >>
Would you ever insult your host after you've visited his home and eaten his food? Probably not. But every year, after Art Basel takes over the city and leaves its mess behind for us to clean up, we read these horribly asinine quotes slamming the city or the people "who don't belong" (AKA the locals) ... More >>
In Wynwood, even the sky often seems spray-painted. On a recent evening, two young women were suspended in midair on metal scaffolding, masks over their mouths, aerosol cans in their hands. As the setting sun shifted heaven's hues above them, the women unleashed waves of color onto a white warehouse ... More >>
Lure Fishbar, at the St. Moritz at the Loews Hotel Miami Beach, has just opened after about a year's worth of anticipation. See also: Lure Fishbar: SoHo Comes to SoBe on December 2
Lure Fishbar, the latest New York restaurant to open a SoBe outpost, opens its doors at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel on Monday, December 2. The restaurant is a collaboration between restaurateurs John McDonald and Joshua Pickard, along with Lure Fishbar Chef/Partner Josh Capon. McDonald and Pickard' ... More >>
See the slide show "Closer Look: Panther Coffee in Wynwood."
Of all the competitors at Panther Coffee on a recent Friday night, Jed Baxter slurps the loudest. It's a sharp noise, like a vacuum sucking up a spilled drink. The rules of the game are simple. Before him sit 12 cups of coffee, arranged in sets of three. In each group, two brews are the same; one is ... More >>
Bond St. Lounge, the sexy sushi spot at the Townhouse Hotel in South Beach is closing on June 2. According to Miami.com, the intimate lounge, which opened over a decade ago, will shutter on Sunday, making way for an upscale European pub. Even though a call to the Townhouse Hotel confirmed that Bond ... More >>
With a Todd English-inspired menu, copious amounts of extra virgin olive oil and a SoHo Beach House backdrop -- it's hard to feel anything but blessed. So despite some surprising service flaws, Chile Olive Oil's intimate dinner last week was a rousing treat for the taste buds. Designed to showcase ... More >>
Read also: Tony and Jessica Goldman: They Heart MiamiTony Goldman, entrepreneur, developer, restaurateur, and visionary, died yesterday of heart failure in New York City, surrounded by family. He was 68.Goldman was a Miami visionary who, in 1985, saw potential in an old beachside town considered by ... More >>
Marcus Samuelsson to promote new book at Michael's Genuine. Marcus Samuelsson's memoir, Yes, Chef, tells the tale of a man who went from the humblest of beginnings in Ethopia to cooking for the President of the United States. Currently number 15 on The New York Times Best Seller list, the story is p ... More >>
About a month ago, New York City's W.i.P. Lounge at Greenhouse nighclub was one of SoHo's hottest spots. But then Drake and Chris Brown allegedly fought at the afterhours joint on June 14, prompting an unwanted police investigation by the State Liquor Authority that resulted in 14 code violations an ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 issue June 12 online and June 14 in newsstands.Best New RestaurantThe DutchThe W South Be ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
Dwyane Wade was recently in New York, where he defeated the Knicks, hung out with Tim Tebow at a Yankees game, and, as we're just learning, dropped in a street ball game being played by some NYC kids in SoHo. There's video.
Miami's club owners and party promoters toil day after day, year after year, planning your nightlife adventures. They give you exciting stories to brag about for decades. And lucky for Miami scenesters, we have a dedicated stable of nightlife overlords who make this city one of the Planet's most ... More >>
The Dutch, opening in Miami, will have more of an airy vibe than its New York counterpart.New York restaurateurs chef Andrew Carmellini, Josh Pickard and Luke Ostrom are bringing SoHo's The Dutch to the W Hotel South Beach.The trio is partnering with Karim Masri and Nicola Siervo, who own and ope ... More >>
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