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    October 14, 2014

    Chef Katsuya Uechi to Host Pop-Up Dinner Tonight at Katsuya by Starck

    Chef Katsuya Uechi, the man behind the Katsuya restaurant family, is coming to South Beach to personally prepare a meal for Miami fans of his sushi. The pop-up family-style dinner will be held tonight, October 14 from 7 - 10:30 p.m. at the chef's namesake Katsuya by Starck at the SLS South Beach. I ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    The Good of Miami Spice 2014, Part One

    Another steamy summer, another Miami Spice. The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is back with the oft-beloved, sometimes maligned dining deals that help fill restaurants during the slow summer months and give less well-to-do diners a way to eat in the city's most lavish spots at a fraction ... More >>

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    December 4, 2013

    Sushi Deli and Japanese Market May Close Soon

    Not all Miamians are in on the secret that is Sushi Deli at Japanese Market in North Bay Village, but those who do know about this hidden gem are loyal customers. Some say that Japanese Market makes the best sushi in town. Insiders also know it's best to order off the menu. "Just ask the chef what ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013
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    August 28, 2013

    Five Best Omakase Spots: Chef Chooses at Nobu, Blade, Macchialina, Naoe, Copperbox

    Ordering can be difficult. We hate having to make the difficult decision between a delicious pasta or a cut of meat. We worry the table next to us will order exactly what we should have. Sometimes though, we're lucky enough to have a compatible dining companion who's willing to share a few plates, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Nikko by Sunshine: Kangaroo Curry, Edible Penguins, and Live Goldfish

    When we eat, we use all our senses, which is why food has to be visually appealing as well as delicious. Master chef Sunchai "Sunshine" Naknoon is a firm believer that one should "eat with your eyes" at his new restaurant Nikko by Sunshine. At his new Brickell Bay restaurant, expect to see some sur ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    RA Sushi's Foodies Show Heart Charity Event: Vote for Short Order

    About a week ago RA Sushi extended a challenge to me and other food writers in Miami -- create a sushi roll for an event at the popular restaurant. If it gets the most votes -- both online and in person -- it will be featured on the menu for 30 days -- with a portion of proceeds donated to your favo ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    June 12, 2012

    Katsuya Brings West-Coast Style, Beautiful Sushi to SoBe

    The SLS South Beach hotel has finally opened, bringing West Coast style and cool to South Beach. The SLS in Los Angeles is home to both the Bazaar by José Andrés and Katsuya.While much buzz has circulated around the Bazaar, Katsuya by Starck South Beach (its formal moniker) should not be overlooke ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    47. Lunch Boat Special at Benihana

    It's that time of year when we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to Lunch Boat Special at BenihanaIt's time to ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    58. Pork Belly and Clams at Pubbelly Sushi

    It's that time of year when we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to cafe@miaminewtimes.com57. Pork Belly and Clams at Pubbelly SushiWhen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    How To Roll Your Own Sushi On the Cheap

    ​If you're looking for quick and easy finger foods and hors d'oeuvres for your New Year's Eve party, why not give homemade sushi a shot? It's easy and relatively inexpensive to make, provided that you have all of the necessary tools.Why make your own sushi? It's fun ('specially when you have a few ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Perfecting the Pubbelly Crawl With Help From Andreas Schreiner

    Don't fill your belly up with pork too early...On a recent random night, as we were making complete pigs out of ourselves at Pubbelly from start to finish, Andreas Schreiner, the resto's managing partner, came over and tipped us off that all the cool kids are doing what has been known on the street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Oh! Sushi: Presentation Store for "Create-A-Restaurant"

    You might drive past it a few times, swear at your GPS and pray to St. Anthony, but once you step into the month-old Oh! Sushi, you'll find a hip retro place of funky fusion. The colors are intense pink, white and black and most tables are filled with what looks like a repeat crowd, some on laptops ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Sweet Times Are No Longer, Midtown Cafe Closes

    ​The proliferation of bakeries in Midtown seems out of place, particularly if you actually live in Midtown (which I do) because everyone here seems to work out so much (I gave up on our gym, the machines are always taken). Yet, in this tiny five block radius there is Sweet Pointe Bakery, the soon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Pubbelly Sushi: On A Roll?

    ​Pubbelly's neighborhood takeover officially begins this week, with the opening of their sushi offshoot right next door to its' predecessor. We told you all about local artist, Erni Vales, responsible for Pubbelly Sushi's Japanese anime-inspired murals, and gave you a few hints on the menu. But he ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 21, 2011
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    February 25, 2011

    Bongos and Tatu at Hard Rock Offer Industry Nights

    via Bongos Cuban CafeBongos' Sky Lounge​Calling all bartenders, servers, bussers, managers, chefs, and cooks! Those "in the biz" are invited to enjoy the ambiance, and most importantly, discounted food and beverage, at Bongos Cuban Cafe and Tatu, two heavyweight restaurants at Seminole Hard Rock H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Rainy Day Musings #12 and 35

    You Can Change The Spelling, But...The Z Ocean Hotel, formerly known as The Regent and home to Table 8 Restaurant, has opened Zushi Flirt -- formerly Flirt Sushi, which went out of business rather quickly after opening at Washington Avenue and 12th Street three years ago. Owner Marko Radisic still h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Revisiting Marumi Sushi

    A couple months back, we reviewed Marumi Sushi, a small but very authentic Japanese restaurant hiding in the western wilds of Plantation. I loved it then: nowhere else in Broward can you get this kind of unfiltered, unapologetic view of the food that Japanese folks actually dig into, and nowhere in ... More >>

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    January 25, 2008

    Sushi Advisory

    This past October, The New York Times purchased tuna sushi from 20 restaurants and markets in New York City and subjected the samples to laboratory tests. The startling results were reported yesterday: Mercury levels of tuna from Nobu Next Door, Sushi Seki, Sushi of Gari, Blue Ribbon Sushi, and Gour ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 1, 2007

    Floral Thai

    Maleewan’s not kosher, but it’s worth a try

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    July 19, 2007

    It’s Official: Sushi as American as the Pre-Wrapped Bologna Sandwich

    It's between the Pringles and the Hawaiian Punch How else to interpret the sight of sushi being sold at Walgreen’s? For those who think this signals the raw fish craze has jumped the shark -- sorry, but that happened years ago, when Publix and Costco started hawking it. Like the pizza pie and bu ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 7, 2007

    Wacky Maki

    Sakura adds Korean — a rarity in these parts — to its bustling sushi menu

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    May 22, 2007

    Author Takes Readers From Sea to Sushi Bar

    Sasha Issenberg is a younger guy than I had envisioned while reading his book, The Sushi Economy. I could see the youth in his face as he approached the podium at Books & Books in Coral Gables on Saturday afternoon. Then he started his talk by stating that he’s been eating sushi since he was five ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Bali Low

    In trying to please everyone, oftentimes you end up pleasing no one

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    May 25, 2006

    Sambal Stumbles

    Good for sushi and sake, but bad for dinner

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    April 13, 2006

    Thinking Outside the Box

    Don’t let the low square footage detract from the high-quality fare

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    October 6, 2005
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    June 5, 2003

    Kosher Got You Down

    These "sushi" rolls will amaze -- and it's all kosher

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    January 24, 2002

    Gimme That Gimmick

    Check out that All Time Thai Favorite, the Miami Springs Volcano

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    December 13, 2001

    Sushi Transformed

    Sushi is all over the place, and it's all good

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    August 23, 2001

    The King and Stir-Fry

    The King and I

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    April 19, 2001

    Suddenly Sushi

    Nobu, as in no business?

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    April 5, 2001

    Sushi to Go

    Hiro's Sushi Express

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    March 8, 2001
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    February 1, 2001

    The Great White Tuna

    Unsolved Fish Mysteries

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    May 4, 2000
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    August 19, 1999

    Close Thais to Sushi

    Thai House Café

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    December 24, 1998
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    August 13, 1998
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    September 4, 1997
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    January 23, 1997
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    June 26, 1996
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    January 19, 1995
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    June 8, 1994
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    May 26, 1993
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