Steven Haas

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    30th Books & Books Anniversary Street Party: They Came, They Ate, They Gushed

    The Facebook message said, "Here at Books & Books we're celebrating our 30th anniversary this Sat. (11/3/12) and everyone is invited to our street party." There were thousands of replies from people who had left a "will attend" message. Not surprisingly, since Books & Books has a very loyal ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Iron Fork: Food, Cocktails, and Two Incredible Battles (Photos)

    Thousands of hungry and thirsty people converged upon Grand Central Miami last evening to eat, drink and be merry at New Times' fifth annual Iron Fork.  Over three dozen of Miami's hottest restaurants served up some fine eats while a host of open bars attended to the liquid needs of party goers ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Julia Child's 100th Birthday Bash: Bon Appetit Into The Next Century

    Read Also: Celebrating a Very-Merry-Un-Birthday for Julia's 100th September 15. Julia Child Turns 100: Larger Than Life and Full of Joy.Julia Child was our kind of woman. Not only did she laugh loudly and cook with copious amounts of butter, but instead of dreading her birthday like so many foolish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    The Grind in a Bind: It's Hard to Judge With Smoke in Your Eyes, Mouth, and Nose

    ​Walking into the Miami Entertainment Complex at 5:30 this past Saturday, I knew something wasn't exactly kosher (and I'm not talking about the bacon burgers either). The building, a converted school warehouse, was smoky and warm. The show wasn't even open yet, many restaurants hadn't really begun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    The Grind is Tomorrow: Burgers, Brews, and Body Paint (Video)

    ​The Grind, Miami's hometown burger competition, is this Saturday and we're finally counting down to burger madness.On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will compete with their meat at the Miami Entertainment Complex. Tickets are still available for $75 in advance, $85 at the door. VIP tic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    The Grind Brings Battling Burgers to Wynwood Next Month

    ​Miami is no stranger to meat in combat. From the annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash to blogger Burger Beast Burgie awards and competition, we've had our share of fights to hash out the claim to meaty superiority.Tony Albelo, executive director of The Grind, which will beheld ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    The Inside Scoop on Miami Spice From Steven Haas

    Azul's Miami Spice lunch menu is a great value, according to Steven Haas​Miami Spice starts Monday, August 1 and runs through September 30. All over South Florida, people are buying larger clothes in anticipation of this two-month-long promotion where over one hundred of Miami's best restaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    June 2011 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The patio at Duffy's Sports Grill North Miami Beach​Could it really be that there were not notable restaurant closings in June? Maybe we missed something. There were, however, a number of openings. A couple more burger joints opened shop, as did Steven Haas's City Hall and Micah Edelstein's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    City Hall Restaurant: Where Food and Art Meet

    photo by Jeremy FinerChef Tom Azar​If Miami is to continue its march toward becoming a respected art metropolis, who better than restaurant veteran Steven Haas, chairman of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor's Bureau, to bring a vibrant new restaurant to the art corridor. City Hall, a 6000-s ... More >>

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    October 21, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of October 21-27, 2002

    Porn merchants, freedom fighters, park advocates, and your waitress Tiffany