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    August 21, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Taco Bell Breakfast Is Here (Photos)

    It's Here. Taco Bell's much-anticipated breakfast arrived early this morning, with fans of Taco Bell already freaking out over the fast food's variety of morning meal offerings. Of course, the company is pushing the hype, giving away special Taco Bell breakfast phones to a select group of rabid fol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Whole Foods' Austin Flagship Is Amazing (Photos)

    If despite its hefty price tags and intimidatingly perfect patrons, you're drinking the Whole Foods' Kool Aid -- their flagship store in Austin might send you into a diabetic coma. It's the healthy eater's Holy Grail, even if too much of a good thing is, well, freakin' expensive. The 80,000-square- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Urban Oxy: Panther Coffee and Inexpensive Eats Coming to Downtown, South Beach, Coral Gables

    In Miami's topsy turvy culinary landscape, restaurants come and go quicker than a Kim Kardashian marriage. Our monthly closings list is proof that all the money in the world can't guarantee success. But more often than not the concepts that stick share one common ingredient: passion. There's no sho ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2012
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    November 28, 2012

    Sweetness Bake Shop & Cafe Offering Free Coffee, Even Caramel Macchiato, Through December

    The South Miami purveyors of all things sweet and sugary are offering one hell of a holiday present: free coffee. For the entire month of December, Sweetness Bake Shop and Cafe is giving away its java, gratis. That's quite a generous gift to the caffeine-addled citizens of Miami. See also: - Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    How Not to Get Fat at Work: Miami Dietician Lisa Eichenbaum Weighs In

    In my first real desk job, I worked as an editorial assistant at a travel company proofreading a thousand-page resort directory, making sure words like "laundry facilities" were spelled and spaced correctly. Yes, that sucked, but it wasn't the worst of it. The worst was having to sit in my cubicle d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    How Do You Know If You're a Real Miamian?

    Ever notice how New Yorkers have such strong opinions about what makes a person a "real" New Yorker? (The answer: you have strong opinions about what makes one a real New Yorker.) The phrase "Real New Yorker" has 802,000 Google results. The phrase "Real Miamian" nets just 347 results.We're a tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Don Henley Threatens to Sue Frank Ocean and Six Other Ridiculous Musical Lawsuits

    ​Underground R&B sensation and Odd Future fellow Frank Ocean is catching some static from the Eagles' Don Henley. The singer isn't feeling Ocean's "American Wedding," which samples the old classic "Hotel California." Henley threatened to sue Ocean if he performs it again, and now the performa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Coffee In Pods Cost $50 Per Pound

    Single-serve pod coffee machines are all the rage in America these days. Single-serve coffee is now the second most popular means of making a cup (after drip brewers). Last year, 7 percent of coffee consumed in the U.S. was made with a single-serve brewer; in 2010 it was 4 percent.The current pod cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Art Basel Food Guide: Miami Beach

    ​Art Basel is about to capture the minds and imagination of Miami. The self-billed "most prestigious art show in the Americas" showcases art by more than 2,000 artists. Art is everywhere -- on the sides of buildings, in parks, in tents and galleries, and at the Miami Beach Convention Center. In or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Britney Spears, Arnold Schwarzenegger Sell Out for Yen: Five Japanese Commercials

    Britney Spears sells candy, not Starbucks and Doritos, in Japan.​Typically the life cycle of a celebrity is pretty predictable. Before becoming famous, there's the usual batch of embarrassing commercials in order to break into show business and pay the rent without resorting to prostitution, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Britney, Jessica & W.: Five Dumbest Celebrity Food Quotes

    Lady Gaga loves Japanese food​While in Japan for a benefit concert recently, Lady Gaga told the Associated Press that she's going to enjoy Tokyo and its food, and that her fans should do the same. "The most important thing, and the best thing, we could do for Japan right now is to boost tour ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Starbucks Trenta Inspires Taiwanese Animation

    Starbucks' unveiling of Trenta, the 31-ounce iced coffee, iced tea, and iced tea lemonade option that debuted in 14 states yesterday, has generated plenty of buzz. It was a trending topic on Twitter, the envy of 36 states, and the inspiration for Taiwan's Next Media Animation's (NMA) "Starbucks Supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Miami Needs One-Cup-at-a-Time Coffee Shops

    Lee KleinOne. Cup. At. A. Time.There is nothing like returning to Miami from a trip to San Francisco/Napa Valley to get a person really pissed off. Oh, I could rant about how smart people demand smart food and smart service and, in general, a smartly (and politely) run city -- and I WILL rant about ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2010
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    December 9, 2010

    Zumex Juicer Squeezes Out the Real Thing In Five Seconds Flat

    Zumex machine at Patagonia​Leave it to a family of orange growers in Valencia to come up with an inventive way to extract fresh juice from an orange.  The Zumex Juicer looks like something out of an episode of Get Smart. Put a whole orange into one end of the sleek countertop machine (peel an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    La Suiza Bakery Nails Starbucks

    Photo by Ily GoyanesLa Suiza: Westchester's hidden gem.In the innocence of youth, we could be duped into believing that a pastelito is a pastelito, is a pastelito. But once our taste buds evolved past Little Debbie Snacks and 7-Eleven nachos, we could no longer be satisfied with mediocre gastronomic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Gulf Oil Spill Sticking With Us: Top Five Things We Thought Went Away But Really Didn't

    Taint gone: the oil spill is with us for years to come, whether we like it or notYesterday scientists at the University of California, San Francisco published a report on the dangers to humans and wildlife still posed by the gigantic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. To the cha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2010
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    June 25, 2010

    Evos Fast Food Might as Well Be Delivered by a Unicorn

    Evos's trademarked Airfries, fresh from the air.​Evos, a new health-conscious eatery in Pinecrest that totes the cutesy slogan "Feel Great Fast Food," has the charm of a Starbucks. Complete with décor that can only be described as "generic coffeehouse corporate chic," it boasts a loop of ef ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 17, 2010
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    June 11, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best New Restaurant Neighborhood

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at some of the winners.Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill​Midtown MiamiTo think that one year ago, this area had only Subway, Lime Mexican Grill, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and a Starbucks counter inside a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Iggy Pop Needs A Manssiere

    Banana Republican kicked off his Art Basel festivities at the opening of Primary Flight's Blue Francisco AlvaradoIggy Pop's man boobs attract a crowd.Print For Space inside Art Center South Florida on Lincoln Road. Mighty impressive display of street inspired art I must say, especially photogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Archive Diver: 1988 Ad For Miami Rock Restaurant and Lounge

    via Miami New Times archives week of September 14 - 20, 1988.​Alright Short Ordrians, this week's Archive Diver needs your help. We like repping for South Dade, but damned if we can find anything anywhere on the internet about this place. Matter fact, we can't even figure out if US1 and Wayne Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Food News Roundup - Burger King, Tap Water, Lime Fresh, Banana Farms, Lose Weight, Chef Allen, Great Food, and Cuba

    Burger King continues its quest for world domination, 4th quarter numbers are in, profits are up, revenues down. [Forbes] [BizJournals] [BKCorp]Miami Dade Water & Sewer Department launching advertising campaign to promote the benefits of tap water for your drinking pleasure. [Bnet] [FoodWaterWat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Book Fair Announces Author List

    WikicommonsHunter S. Thompson at the 1988 Fair​Artists have Basel. Filmmakers have MIFF. Geniuses have the Book Fair.My inner nerd (well, maybe it's outer, too...) did the running man this morning when it saw PR-extraordinaire Lisa Palley's email announcing the Author List for the 2009 Miami Book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalThe City is trying to squeeze out the under-the-Tuttle sex offenders by citing a nearby island as a park, but since there's no playground on the island the State doesn't really care. [Herald]Andre Pierre is now the mayor of North Miami. Haitian Americans also regained their majority o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    New Spa Restaurant In South Beach

    Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa (3025 Collins Ave., South Beach) will be making its debut this Mother's Day, May 10th, with a holiday brunch. The Palms' executive chef Gerd Richter has created a menu of "nourishing gourmet cuisine" that according to Maria Bond, Director ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009
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    January 14, 2009

    Tea Time At Starbucks

    On January 3rd, Starbucks rolled out a quintet of new Tazo full leaf tea beverages that are now available in all stores nationwide. Yesterday the coffee chain hosted "TeaTime events", which is a civilized way of saying "free samples". I headed to the most scenic of our Starbucks, at 14th Street and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Reach Out and Touch

    Put your Hands On Miami and give back to the community.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008
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    June 25, 2008

    South Beach Obama Bake-Off

    Let’s start by saying that, for the good of our country, we sincerely hope that is better at political activism than they are at baking. This thought occured as we surveyed the Hungry For Change Bake Sale, two small tables of baked goods set up by the crafty lefties at Marjorie Stoneham ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008
  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Jingle Bell Rock

    It's the most wonderful time of the year for these guilty pleasures.

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006

    A Test Worth Taking

    Clean as a whistle! Scarlett Johansson recently admitted to Allure magazine that she does it twice a year: "I'm not promiscuous," she said. "I get tested for HIV twice a year.... One has to be socially aware. It's part of being a decent human to be tested for STDs." I have to admit that my ... More >>

  • Shops and Wares

    May 12, 2005


    North Miami and Aventura strip-mall tour

  • Music

    April 21, 2005


    Just Making Bagels

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of March 24 , 2005

    Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2004
  • City Life

    May 13, 2004
  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Shopping Sickness

    Stick the finger up at corporate culture for Buy Nothing Day

  • Dining

    June 27, 2002


    How boiling eggs and running a café have much in common

  • Dining

    May 23, 2002

    Fish Tacos, Si!

    Finally the Baja's delicious specialty has migrated to the Florida straits

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2001

    Motor Thrills

    Reel America Summer Film Series

  • Dining

    August 5, 1999

    Hardly a Sinker

    Titanic Brewing Company

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