South Beach Hotel

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Deadmau5 Selling Sea-Doo Sparks on South Beach, Playing Free Show at Fontainebleau

    Deadmau5 digs water sports? Who would've guessed ... But it's true. All week, the main Mau5, a mischief of look-alikes, and his buddies at Sea-Doo will be zipping around off the shores of South Beach to promote the new Spark personal watercraft. Now, it's cool and everything that Deadmau5 enjoys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Tommy Hilfiger is Buying the Raleigh Hotel

    The Raleigh Hotel might be about to get a new owner and it's someone very familiar to your mid-90s wardrobe. Yes, Tommy Hilfiger is in final talks to purchase the historic South Beach Hotel and plans to turn it into a private member's only club and hotel.

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Taste of the Nation Fights To End Childhood Hunger July 25

    Who likes being hungry? Nobody. That's precisely why Share Our Strength, the country's leading anti-hunger group, exists. Their No Kid Hungry campaign is fueled by the objective of ending childhood hunger in America. To do this, the Share Our Strength organization is bringing back its highly respe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Ten Best Christmas Gifts For Women Who Love Food & Booze

    Christmas is only a week away, friends. That means if you haven't shopped for the lovely lady in your life, you'd best get into high hustle mode.If you're shopping for someone into food and drink there's that slippery slope on what to get her. While an fire engine red Le Creuset cookware set might g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Best Coleslaw in Miami for Fourth of July: Joe's, R&T, and Andrew Carmellini

    What do fried chicken, ribs and burgers on July 4 have in common? Creamy, sweet, all-American coleslaw baby. Your stars and stripes barbecue won't be complete until you side it with the right slaw. Here are our top choices for a fill of the Independence Day classic, along with a special recipe from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Miami Agency Supplied Posh SoBe Hotels With Indentured Filipino Servants, Lawsuit Says

    According to a new federal lawsuit, the Filipino worker who changed your sheets at W South Beach Hotel, or served you lunch at posh restaurants and country clubs, may have essentially been an indentured servant. Seventeen Filipino immigrants allege that a ring of Miami-based employment agencies ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Andrew Zimmern Talks Street Food and Miami Bites

    ​You probably know Andrew Zimmern as the guy who eats eyeballs and bats on the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods. You might not know that Zimmern, a trained chef and journalist with a love of street food, is an annual participant in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. This year he'll host the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Art Basel Food Guide: Food Trucks

    ​Art Basel is coming to town, turning the entire city into a roving band of art connoisseurs. Each year, we travel to pop-up art galleries and tents filled with shards of broken glass, painted bananas, interactive tunnels, and sometimes even the occasional paint-on-canvas.Pondering all this art ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Joshua Gripper to Head Pastry Program at the Dutch

    Joshua Gripper joins Andrew Carmellini at the Dutch.​The Dutch has snared pastry chef Joshua Gripper to head its baking operations in South Beach.Gripper's long resume includes Michelin two-star restaurant Oustau de Baumanniere, db Bistro Moderne, Butter, Cafe Boulud, and, most recently, Gotham St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Watch The Dutch's Andrew Carmellini on Today (Video)

    Courtesy of Andrew CarmelliniAndrew Carmellini makes pork for Al Roker on Today​Here's an exclusive photo of chef Andrew Carmellini on The Today Show set. Earlier this morning, Carmellini showed Al Roker how to make cider glazed pork with wild rice and quinoa pilaf. Carmellini's secret for the pil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    The Dutch's Andrew Carmellini Gets Busy With Book, Today Show Appearance

    Noah FecksAndrew Carmellini is one busy man.​Andrew Carmellini has a lot on his plate, so to speak.  In between trips to Miami to oversee the build-out of his SoBe outpost of The Dutch and visit local farms like Teena's Pride and Paradise Farms, Carmellini is going on Today to plug his cookbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    The Dutch's Chef Andrew Carmellini's Miami Connection

    Courtesy of Andrew CarmelliniChef Andrew Carmellini peruses local green markets for his restaurant, The Dutch.​For weeks now, we've been hearing rumors that New York eatery The Dutch was opening a Miami outpost at the former Solea space at the W South Beach Hotel. When we finally got the confirmat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    South Florida's Top Somms Judge United Way's "Best in Glass" Competition

    ​Miami Wine Festival Director, Lyn Farmer, tapped 20 of South Florida's top sommeliers to put their palates and purple tongues to work for a good cause by participating in the "Best in Glass" competition, which was dedicated to judging some of the "best of the best" by-the-glass wine selection ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Executive Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour Shines Sweetly at W South Beach Hotel: Pistachio Semifreddo and Olive Oil Ice Cream

    Jackie SayetUnusual trio delights the palate.​During a complimentary press dinner Tuesday night at Solea, we were treated to a dip in humidity and a pistachio semifreddo that signaled talent was making pastries in the W South Beach Hotel kitchen.  The man behind this cooling and creamy lime g ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    The Hangman's Beautiful Daughters

    In which a doe-eyed dog finally gets invited to a nice house

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of February 10-16, 2005

    The Homestead Marlins, the Lincoln Road chaos, the Pitbull hype

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    Party Powwow

    South Beach's top players wax and wane on the state of clubland

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    South Beach Greets the Season

    Tourism dilemma: Will it be hip or will it be hip-hop?

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Anatomy of a Party

    How do you prepare for a holiday bash with 400,000 guests? Very, very thoroughly.

  • News

    May 18, 2000


    Bar some: What's fueling SoBe's underage-drinking crackdown?

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Cop Till You Drop

    Beach officials hope a boatload of cops will control the half-million revelers expected on New Year's Eve

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Fueling the Feud

    A new report suggests that Clubland needs a serious crackdown

  • News

    May 28, 1998
  • News

    May 21, 1998

    Conflict in Clubland

    Streets lined with rowdies, fistfights, gunshots, cops in ski masks. Is this what an entertainment district is supposed to look like?