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  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Juan Valdez Cafe Opens Wednesday: Private Tastings and Single Origin Coffees

    Downtown Miami's first Juan Valdez Cafe opens this Wednesday, July 30 at 101 NE 2nd Ave. The coffee shop, which stars the fictional coffee grower in pictures and emblazoned on coffee mugs, features both blended and single origin coffees prepared in a variety of ways. The cafe, one of which is locat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Why Is Miami So Mean? Pay It Forward at the Starbucks Drive-Thru

    Paying it forward (in addition to being the title of a flick starring the creepy kid who sees dead people and Helen Hunt as a less-than-believable strip club waitress) is a thing people actually do. Basically, it's when one human does a good deed for another, and the recipient then passes the kindne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Eat, Drink, Shop

    Happy Black Friday, everyone. Now that stores are open on Thanksgiving, maybe we can actually find a parking spot at the mall today (we're not counting on it). This weekend mandates that you shop 'til you drop with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and "shop small" Saturday. Sunday? Take the day off an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Five Reasons Frozen Yogurt Is the Answer to All Your Problems

    We're officially halfway through National Frozen Yogurt Month and well into the 90-degree-temperature season (even though summer doesn't begin until Friday). So as a tribute to the only thing that can cool us down both physically and mentally, Short Order came up with a list of the five reasons froz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    5 Amazing Craft Beers from San Diego, a Microbrew Mecca

    When a new brewery makes its way to Miami, we're super stoked. Hell, there are two or three on tap to open this year, and the city's practically in a tizzy. Drinking anything cooked up in our own backyard is totes exciting, given the serious lack of local beers we've had available in past years. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Sony Open: Best Eats and Drinks

    Play began at the Sony Open Monday, March 18, but everything really heats up this weekend. The tournament continues through March 31, and many tennis fans double up on day and evening sessions. That makes for a long day of tennis and some hungry people.Thankfully, the Crandon Park Tennis Center ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    2012 In Weird Florida Sex: Part Two of the WTF Florida Awards

    Welcome to the first annual WTF Florida Awards ceremony. It's the only award show celebrating the special brand of bizarre depravity we excel at down here in the Sunshine State. Black tie isn't required. In fact, jorts and a NASCAR cap are preferred.Yesterday we gave out awards for political fuckery ... More >>

  • Music

    August 9, 2012
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    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 2, 2012

    Moloko: Crepes and Coffee Cheaper Than Starbucks

    ​Visiting the Shops at Midtown the other day, I felt sluggish. Suddenly, it hit me why: I hadn't had my caffeine fix yet.Then I remembered that Moloko, a new coffee house, had opened up. Though its website touts crepe-making for children and a "coffee revolution" theme, the place is a small, narro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    ING Miami Marathon Post Race Eateries That You Don't Have To Shower For

    ​About 25,000 runners will take to the streets of Miami and Miami Beach this Sunday for the ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. The race starts and ends in downtown Miami and after running for hours, there are going to be some mighty hungry athletes prowling the streets in search of something go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Hey Whole Foods: Stop the Crap

    ​​The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Public Affairs is suing Whole Foods in an attempt to "reinstate a former employee with full back wages and benefits after the company allegedly fired the worker for voicing and reporting workplace health concerns regarding a raw sewage spillage at its s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Brew Coffee From A Faucet With Your iPhone: Yes, There Is An App For That

    ​Makers of Denmark-based Scanomat decided that a substance almost as necessary as water should be as readily available. Coffee!.This ain't no typical brew machine. The TopBrewer looks like a a faucet and mounts to your counter top. It not only brews and dispenses coffee, but is also equipped with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Starbucks Bites Back on Behalf of the "Blonde" Brew

    ​I was shocked to find out that someone at headquarters was actually paying attention to my silly rant on behalf of blondes everywhere, with regards to Starbucks' new "light bodied blend." My editor received an email with my name on it that very day, proclaiming "we chose the name Blonde because i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    On Behalf Of Blondes Everywhere, My Gripe With Starbucks New "Light-Bodied" Blend

    ​Literally every major news source has been regurgitating the news of Starbucks new "Blonde" roast all week long; from the Miami Herald to Huff Post's Food Blog, to USA Today, the AP write up has been amazingly prolific regarding Starbucks "going blonde."Here's the issue -- I actually am a blo ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2011
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    August 3, 2011

    A Foodie Hurricane Survival Kit

    All photos by Laine Doss Keep pate instead of Spam in your hurricane kit.​Tropical Storm Emily is churning her way through the Caribbean and, according to the National Weather Service, Miami is in the "cone of death", with Emily predicted to affect us around Friday evening. Everyone in sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Miami's Harper's List of Weird Numbers: From Andalus to McNuggets

    Photo by Jacob Katel13 is Philippe Ruiz' number​30 Average number of minutes that Americans spend cooking -- least in the world, according to a report issued last month by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.74 Average number of minutes that Turks spend cooking -- most in the ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2011
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    January 18, 2011

    Starbucks Introduces 31-Ounce Trenta Cup, Fails Italian Class

    Not the Trenta cup.​Today, suburbia's corporate crack dealer, Starbucks, is rolling out a 31-ounce option for iced coffee, iced tea, and iced tea lemonade in 14 states, and Florida made the cut. But Short Order isn't racing to the nearest 'bucks to order up a super-sized iced latte just yet--we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    October 4, 2010

    Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Sucks or Excels​Crystal, a sprightly server at Starbucks in Miami Shores, says the pumpkin spice latte, which is only available a few months a year and went on sale in September, is really popular. Why? "There's no fall here," she says, "so we give people a sense of the season." Bloggers Chuck Strou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Eight Top Caffeine-Infused Snacks

    Do you need that little extra "pick me up" once the afternoon comes around? Instead of grabbing for your third cup of coffee, there are snacks infused with caffeine to give you that much needed boost. A Snack in the Face​A Snack in the Face: A brownie with a kick.That sugar high is only the start. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    InterContinental Miami: Celebrating 25 Years Over 25 Days In Like 25 Different Ways

    25% off from 2 to 5 pm -- at the InterContinental, that is​The InterContinental Miami turns 25 years old in 25 days -- give or take a day -- and there will be promotions aplenty to celebrate. Thing is, some of the deals are pretty good, and all have the number 2 and 5 in them. To wit:25 percent of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    One Dead in Miami Gardens Strip Club Shooting

    ​Our cover story this week is on murders in club land, and unfortunately a shooting last night claimed the life of one man and injured two others. The shooting took place around 4 a.m. at Mint Lounge, at Northwest 187th Street and 25th Avenue in Miami Gardens.According to police, an altercation to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
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    December 1, 2009

    Europa Cafe, Upscale Coffee Shop Stashed in a Gas Station on Biscayne Blvd

    Jacob KatelShot from Southeast corner of Biscayne and 61st street.​ Quickfast breakfast options from the Biscayne corridor south through Buena Vista, Little Haiti, Wynwood, and Omni are severely limited. The offerings open up around downtown, but other than that the market is wide open for a cheap ... 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

    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

    April 16, 2009
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    November 18, 2008

    The Grove Has the Biggest Box

    Photo via Coconut Grove Grapevine Yesterday somebody plunked what looks like a ten-by-eight-foot wooden box down in the middle of CocoWalk, with a sign on it that says, “Open December 9.” Like a bunch of kids at Christmas, Grovites were placing bets on the contents of the mystery package last n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    News Roundup

    Apparently there is some sort of election going on today. You really wish they would let people know a bit more about these in advance. [Herald] Krispy Kreme, Starbucks, and Ben & Jerry's will give you things if you wear your "I Voted" sticker. [NBC6] Prosecutors say an ex-FBI agent totally knew tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2008
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    January 17, 2008

    You Need More Fiber

    Get excited about knitting at Yarn It!

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2007

    Caffeine Cuisine

    Marcus Samuelsson cooks it up at Starbucks

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    A Fish-Stomping Spree

    "Somebody stomping on a fish — it doesn't make sense how she would perceive that as abusive"

  • Music

    July 26, 2007


    Jazzmatazz, Vol. 4 (7 Grand)

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007
  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Brazilian Wax

    The latest export from São Paulo, songstress CéU, brings an acclaimed debut album and live show to the States

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Moldy Christmas

    "They’re throwing us out two weeks before Christmas"

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005


    Segafredo Espresso

  • Dining

    January 20, 2005
  • Recreation

    May 13, 2004


    Miracle Mile on Saturday

  • Dining

    April 29, 2004

    Getting What You Pay For

    Low-calorie, low-price, low-taste food at Bites on Wheels

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 15, 2003
  • Dining

    January 16, 2003

    Car Food Survival: Altoids?

    Hey, those almost-empty water bottles and mints may go a long way someday

  • Dining

    June 27, 2002


    How boiling eggs and running a café have much in common

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Dining

    July 23, 1998
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