Creation produced with passion just looks better, and tastes better. Last night marked the first event in a nationwide, four-city, underground dinner series called "MAKIN IT." It pairs an artist, a chef, a ton of vino from Rhone Valley (and a sommelier to help explain them!), live music and attendee ... More >>
Save a few unexpected obstacles, Miami threw a great weekend, right? Friday night guests got their fried chicken and champagne on at Cluck and had a blast at Miami's first poultry-centered event. Kudos to Chef Adrianne Calvo for her people's choice victory. And then the Escape to Miami triathlon m ... More >>
Never give up. Never give in. Miami makes champions. Ten years ago, Wrekonize won a series of MTV rap battles for $25,000 and a recording contract with Roc-A-Fella Records. The deal never materialized, and he spent his prize money on DVDs and pizza. But he never stopped working on music. And now ... More >>
Ever wanted to be part of a Guinness World Record? How about making history while stuffing your face? The time has come my friends, prepare for battle. Tomorrow, April 20, at Magic City Casino, Burger Beast plans to break the record for "World's Largest Food Truck Event." Free admission? Yes. Free ... More >>
There are fewer concepts more pleasing to the palate of a wine lover than the notion of a generous pour. Hence The Capital Grille's annual celebration by the same name, geared to its vino enthusiast patrons. This summer wine event offers visitors a chance to sample an extensive variety of selection ... More >>
Miami has it all. Fantastic tanning, fresh seafood, white-sand beaches, and five-star dining. But one thing we lack is a combination of all four.Enter Trump International's Bella Beach, situated directly on the sand behind the beautiful Sunny Isles Beach resort. Playing on the city's claim to be Flo ... More >>
A chronological guide to the life and times of marijuana.
MolinaMiami-based Spanish media personality Raúl De Molina, host of Univision's popular El Gordo y la Flaca, has been in South Africa hosting World Cup coverage, but even Team USA's last-minute game-winning goal is far from the most exciting thing he's seen over there.According to the ... More >>
Warning to baseball purists: Watch the above video with extreme caution, industrial-grade earplugs and a few highlight reels of the 1964 World Series handy to revive your sense of basic MLB dignity. The Marlins have brought vuvuzelas to baseball. Specifically, they handed out 15,000 of the horns th ... More >>
The Marlins seem intent on bringing currently the most dreaded part of the world's favorite slow-paced, low-scoring sport to America's favorite slow-paced, low-scoring sport: the blasted vuvuzela. Yes, the first 15,000 people (assuming more than that actually show up) to head to Saturday nig ... More >>
All photos by Jacob KatelMumbai native Chef Shreyas Jagtap behind the line. Yeah, that's fire.Imlee Indian Bistro's commitment to traditional, authentic North Indian cuisine is proven daily on the palates of all who eat there. Brothers Manoj and Paresh Bhatti have owned the place since 2003. Mano ... More >>
via FriendsWithYouI see you Malfi.When interwebs sensation Die Antwoord first exploded, we noticed an odd thing on their MySpace page: FriendsWithYou was one of their top friends. Well, in the days of Facebook, Twitter, tumbr, etc. these connections mean very little, but it piqued our interest. A ... More >>
Photos by Jacquelynn D. PowersHill Country brisket sandwiches.
Barbecue guru Steven Raichlen. Memorial Day is upon us, and just in time for grilling season barbecue expert Steven Raichlen has released a new cookbook devoted to cooking outdoors. Planet Barbecue! covers grilling in 60 countries; Raichlen personally visited 53 of them for his research. Dishes s ... More >>
How strong is God's Power? via Name of the Year blogCan God's Power dominate this bracket?Tough enough to take down both Hitler and Stalin? Tenacious enough to defeat the villainous X'Zavier Bloodsaw? Brave enough to destroy Dr. Speedy Nutz? America will soon find out. Miami may not have an ... More >>
Ever ridden your bike north on Biscayne Boulevard at midnight and wondered what that place around 18th Street was doing that had all those people sitting outside eating, drinking, smiling and looking like they were having a good time? I have. I almost ran one of them over, so much for riding on the ... More >>
Here's a wrap-up of the highlights this weekend in live shows. -- Arielle Castillo TONIGHT: *As I blogged earlier in the week, Miami indie outfit Call it Radar plays its last show at the Vagabond's awesome-fun-times weekly Friday party. *More of Laundry Bar's usually Friday-night drum'n'bass, this ... More >>
Parties can be about more than egos.
Double your pleasure at the Two Piano Competition.
Behold, the siren sounds of Mr. Marion.
People of Miami – put down your Presidentes. (Ok, you can finish them, first). Keep the bottles. You will soon be filling them with delicious beer of your own creation. Tomorrow is the ninth annual “Teach a friend to homebrew day.” While it hasn’t officially been recognized as a nati ... More >>
Last Thursday, Lucky Dube's luck ran out. The South African reggae star was shot dead in a botched carjacking attempt in Johannesburg. Currently, there was no other motive for the killing beyond the carjacking, which was unsuccessful. South Africa's president, Thabo Mbeki, has appointed a special ta ... More >>
Men-Jaro brings the noise and the funk
Lightweights need not apply Traveling the world, knocking back copious amounts of alcoholic beverages, and pocketing $200,000 in the process -- doesn't sound much like hard work, does it? But for one pair of lucky bastards this could soon become a full-time job -- well, for a year, anyway. ... More >>
Everything we needed to know we learned from Muppets
Don't Walk, Fly (Sheer)
As the death of the cork is announced, we go to where it is born
By the glass, vino is the drink of choice
Yulduz (Sony Globetrotter)
If Shooting really starts, whites aren't going to be there