Things aren't what they seem at Basil Park, the airy 4-month-old bistro in Sunny Isles Beach. A dollop of sour cream atop some tacos has no dairy. It's made from cashews soaked overnight in water, puréed with yeast and live bacteria, and then fermented for 12 hours to create a tangy, rich blend. ... More >>
Dewey LoSasso likes to have fun. At AQ by Acqualina, the stylish restaurant that opened in a towering, Venetian-style Sunny Isles Beach hotel-condo this past April, the mustached chef plays with dishes such as green eggs and ham. A 20-minute wait precedes a bubbling martini glass layered with swee ... More >>
Soon you'll be able to keep your Armani clothes and apply your Armani Code by Giorgio Armani perfume inside your Armani-designed bathroom all within your own Armani-designed condo located in an Armani-designed building named Residences by Armani/Casa. Yes, the fashion house is teaming up with deve ... More >>
As soon as you sit down at Naked Taco in South Beach, a bubbly waiter toting a frosty shaker measures out two grapefruit-tequila shots in heavy, preplaced glasses. "You have to be a little mad to have fun with us," he says while shaking out the last drops of the precious nectar. Maybe you're mad. B ... More >>
After more than a year of work on the small spot, Europa Gourmet Market has finally opened. The long and narrow space houses an abundant assortment of European packaged goods -- beer, meats, and even sodas -- designed to give European-born residents a taste of home. More interesting than the jars o ... More >>
Aqualina Resort and Spa in Sunny Isles Beach has just tapped one of Miami's best-loved chefs to head its culinary team. Dewey LoSasso has been named Aqualina's executive chef and will oversee all food and beverage operations, including banquet and event menus, Piazzetta Marketplace & Restaurant, Co ... More >>
Bella Beach, a chic Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and lounge located at Trump International Beach Resort has come up with a mouth-watering idea: free "Hurricane Bella" shots, made with a blend of Malibu Passion Fruit Rum, orange and lime juice, simple syrup and Blue Curacao. For the next few mon ... More >>
This Sunday, families all over the country will participate in the tradition of stashing either painted eggs or eggs already filled with goodies all over the house and neighborhood. If the regular old egg hunt just won't satisfy the kiddies, there are a number of interesting egg hunts scattered arou ... More >>
Who says Disney has all the stories about powerful princesses overcoming evil? Long before Cinderella and Ariel, Queen Esther defeated the evil Haman, saving her people and being one general bad-ass young lady.To celebrate and remember this victory, every year Jews (and everyone else who likes a ... More >>
Whatever happened to the stoic Eastern European mobster? You know, the Viggo Mortensen type who communicates via grunts, cryptic tattoos, and the bludgeoning end of a fire extinguisher? Meet 22-year-old Sunny Isles Beach luminary Jason Eibinder, arrested in January for his role in a massive Rom ... More >>
photo by Miamiboyz via Wikimedia CommonsAt some point, anyone who's ever gone clubbing on Washington Avenue has felt like the whole thing was an elaborate ripoff. But this? This is insane.The FBI today has busted an Eastern European ring that set up a half dozen fake clubs in South Beach that exi ... More >>
Courtesy of Epicure MarketsIf you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Don't want to cook for the holidays but don't want to eat out either? Epicure Markets in Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach are offering ... More >>
The Place: Kitchen 305 (at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort) 16701 Collins Ave. Photo via facebook.com/kitchen305.Sunny Isles 305-949-1300facebook.com/kitchen305The Hours: Monday - Friday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The Deals: Get 50% off all appetizers and drinks. The food menu includes optio ... More >>
The Epicure Gourmet Market and Cafe in Sunny Isles Beach is now carrying Four Rivers Smokehouse Barbecue Sauce, which has quite a fan base thanks to the popularity of the Orlando-based, Texas-style Four Rivers Smokehouse restaurant. The two blends, Original and Hot, were first marketed by 4R owne ... More >>
Nearly a quarter of new condos in Sunny Isles Beach are empty. [CBS4]One person is dead and another injured after an early-morning drive-by shooting in downtown Miami that began on the MacArthur Causeway. [CBS4]The bodies of the last missing Lynn University students and professors have been found an ... More >>
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 >>
Sunny Isles Beach. Don't get up there much. Thankfully, Flickr user Jikatu does, and took this picture of Jade Beach and Jade Ocean, the Carlos Ott designed towers By the way, if you have a Flickr be sure to join our Miami New Times group.
Chef Kurtis JantzCorning gloryRival NBA Finals cities may be embroiled in a pizza war, but Orlando's pride extends beyond the court and oven this time of year, into the corn fields. Sweet and delicious Zellwood corn is in season now, grown and harvested just a few hours north to the delight of ... More >>
At this new gem, truly great things come to those who wait.
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Yours for a song Looking to scoop up some prime Miami Beach real estate? This could be your year. Nine properties valued at a million dollars or more have gone into foreclosure on the Beach since the beginning of 2007. According to research compiled by Condo Vultures, these include a prime, vacan ... More >>
Indira Lopez -Ruiz, a rape and molestation victim who's lost a child, was angry. Standing outside the Miami courthouse Wednesday just as prosecutors prepared to announce their guilty verdict in the Jessica Lunsford/John Couey case, the beautiful young woman scowled. She carried a sign with a pict ... More >>
Where's the beef going? "I didn't want to change it," Isaac Starkman told me a few years back when asked about his strategy for renovating Wolfie Cohen's Rascal House. "I wanted to perpetuate it." And for good reason, as during one thirteen-year period alone the landmark delicatessen in Sunny Isle ... More >>
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