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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Courtesy of Andrew CarmelliniAndrew Carmellini makes pork for Al Roker on TodayHere'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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
In which a doe-eyed dog finally gets invited to a nice house
The Homestead Marlins, the Lincoln Road chaos, the Pitbull hype
South Beach's top players wax and wane on the state of clubland
Tourism dilemma: Will it be hip or will it be hip-hop?
How do you prepare for a holiday bash with 400,000 guests? Very, very thoroughly.
Bar some: What's fueling SoBe's underage-drinking crackdown?
Beach officials hope a boatload of cops will control the half-million revelers expected on New Year's Eve
A new report suggests that Clubland needs a serious crackdown
Streets lined with rowdies, fistfights, gunshots, cops in ski masks. Is this what an entertainment district is supposed to look like?