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    September 8, 2014

    Six Great Sauces and Condiments

    Sauce is the most pertinent part of most meals. Fernand Point, the father of modern French cuisine said it best: "It is the sauce that distinguishes a good chef. The Saucier is a soloist in the orchestra of a great kitchen." A superb sauce balances diverse flavors, brings out ingredients, and can a ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    Henry Stone Talks Turning 93

    Henry Stone first met James Brown in about 1955, when King Records founder Syd Nathan told both him and Ralph Bass to race to Augusta, Georgia, to sign the R&B singer to a record deal. Bass got there a day before Stone and inked the contract with James Brown. But the funkiest man in the history of ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Miami DJ Vilified for Raiding Jason Wu Collection Now Suing Target

    Kevin Wills has a controversial business model that's made him a villain to bargain-seekers everywhere. Now he's starting a beef with the stores themselves. Two years ago, he and his then-wife stirred up a righteous shitstorm by snatching up thousands of dollars' worth of limited-edition designer ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    Ten Food-Related Christmas Gifts for Beginner Cooks

    We're almost to the point when shopping for presents becomes a mad, desperate scramble to find something for the people left on your list. But there's nothing lamer than giving (or getting) a pointless gift you'll never use. Remember the fruitcake gag? Gag us. So to make your life a little easier, ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 3, 2013
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    September 5, 2013
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    July 18, 2013

    Paula Deen Comic Book and Magazine: Publishers Stand by the Celebrity Chef

    For a celebrity, being in the news is a fact of life. But Paula Deen's fall from grace is the kind of media coverage that's not exactly PR driven. Since June, the Southern "lady" has been dropped by Food Network (although her page is still featured on their site, along with over 2,000 recipes); Tar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Welcome Back Twinkie: Here's Where to Find Them

    Break out the trumpets and the cold milk because Twinkies, the golden, spongy cakes with the soft creamy center, officially return to shelves today. Twinkie's manufacturer, Hostess Brands, closed its bakeries and ceased operation in November 2012, citing labor disputes as a major factor of its demi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Carol City's King Colosus: "There's a Million Trayvons"

    King Colosus rose from the streets of Carol City to malls all over America when he signed a groundbreaking independent distribution deal in 2008 for his solo rap debut. But before his album was ever shrinkwrapped in Best Buy, his lyrics echoed through the rec rooms of South Florida prisons. Today, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    "Little Dicks" Poor Branding for Quiche

    Oh, mon dieu. Petite bites means "little dicks." Leave it to a set of skilled brand developers to screw up and make our neighbors across the pond in France laugh hysterically at us. Those stupid Americans, they probably thought. Yep. Right they are. Because much to your likely surprise, this a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Midtown Miami Walmart Redesign Would Include Non-Walmart Store Fronts

    Walmart is still marching on with its plans to build a store in the heart of Midtown Miami, but has retreated a little bit to redesign the space. In an unusual move for the retail giant, the store's new plans would include about 16,000 square feet of non-Walmart retail on the street level to be leas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Gift Guide: Ten Tech Gifts For Foodies

    If you're not sure what to get the chef who has everything, check out Short Order's list of the latest and greatest tech gear. We compiled a thoughtful list of ten tech products designed to keep your favorite foodie on the cutting edge of culinary trends while streamlining their work in the kitchen. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Election Day Survival Kit: Ten Things Bring To The Polls

    In what might be another sign of the coming apocalypse, wait times for early voting stretched into an appalling four, six, even eight hours this past weekend. Blood sugar dropped. Sunburn reigned supreme. Adults and kids alike could be seen doing the potty dance. (Even dudes on a chain gang get fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Target, Costco, and Maybe Trader Joe's Could Be Coming to Brickell

    Forget condo building. Like we said yesterday, this decade's Miami building boom appears to be all about retail. Now come reports that developers are looking to build a major retail center in Brickell with big-box stores in the vein of the Midblock area of the Shops at Midtown Miami. According to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Midtown Walmart Plan Hits a Snag as Developer Comes Out Against It

    ​There may be plans in the works, but Midtown Miami is still far from the reality of actually having a Walmart built. Walmart's zoning change request has been put on hold by the city planning and zoning department just a day after another major developer in the Midtown area came out against the pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Jason Wu Target "Vulture" Says He's Donating Clothes to Charity UPDATE

    ​When designer Jason Wu's limited edition collection for Target went on sale earlier this month, a couple at the Midtown Miami Target store rampaged their way through the clothing section and made off with a large chunk of the collection. The story and accompanying YouTube video made blog headline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Real Housewives' Ramona Singer in Miami For Pinot Grigio Signing

    ​Bravo show Real Housewives of New York features a cast of loud, brash women lunching, arguing, and drinking heavily. We love every second of their antics, especially Ramona Singer, the eye-popping, hyper blonde who acts as if she's had one too many Red Bulls at all times.Singer is best known for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Target Responds to Jason Wu Vultures at Midtown Miami, Says More Pieces Will Be In Stock

    ​If you lined up to get some pieces from high-end designer Jason Wu's limited edition budget-priced line at the Midtown Miami Target store on Saturday morning, you were stymied by a couple who quickly swooped in and bought the entire stock. Riptide has reached out to Target, and while they didn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Terrible Couple Buys Out Target's Entire Jason Wu Collection at Midtown Store

    ​Eager fashionistas lined up at the Midtown Target Saturday morning for the launch of the chain's latest bargain priced collection from designer Jason Wu. Unfortunately, they were all beat to the punch as a single couple bought out the store's entire stock of the collection with apparent plans to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Miami Beach Boutique The Webster Going National With Target Partnership

    ​Back in 2010, we dubbed The Webster the "best place to shop like there's no recession," but now the pricey Miami Beach boutique has partnered with a far more recession-friendly shopping destination: Target. Soon the place that sells, uh, whatever the hell this is for $9,000 will be opening limite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Sean, AKA Spiderman: Furry, Feathered, Flamboyant

    ​Fashion Breakdown: Faux purple coat from Ross, hot pink strapless top from Miss Piggy, pants are Missoni for Target, feather headpiece from Venice, shoes won on eBay, glasses made in Taiwan.

  • News

    December 15, 2011
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    November 10, 2011

    Juice Off: Breville's Juice Fountain Plus vs. The Jack LaLanne Power Juicer Express

    Ever since I wrote my first articles about juicing in Miami, people have come to me asking how to get started with their own at-home, fresh, organic juice routines. Their first questions are invariably about which juicer to buy.​There are lots of options out there. Some cost as little as $30. My f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Top Three Celebrity Food Products

    Food, chef, and celebrity all in one tomato sauce.​Celebrity food products are all over the shelves of supermarkets these days. Some bear labels with Hollywood names such as Paul Newman and Paul Sorvino; others derive from TV chefs like Lidia Bastianich, Emeril Lagasse, and Giada de Laurentiis. Ce ... More >>

  • Film

    June 30, 2011
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    November 25, 2010
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    September 23, 2010

    Target Aims For The Food Market

    This is Target, not Publix.​Target is in the process of completing its redesign of six stores in the Miami area. The new, wider-aisle layouts for each venue feature a 40% increase in food offerings. Groceries now available include fresh produce (seasonal fruit, baby carrots, and bagged lettuce to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    The Case of the Racist Doll Pricing at a North Miami Target

    Baby Alive... is racist?A disturbing scene unfolded while Riptide was waiting on line at Target on Wednesday night. A woman later identified as Ketrina Brown came to the cashier with two boxed dolls: Baby Alive, the creepily animatronic doll that "digests". They were exactly the same dolls, except o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Target Stores Start Offering Fresh Produce

    Paula Niño​If you've been to Target in North Miami in the past week or two, you may have noticed something different: fresh foods. Bananas, apples, pineapple, meat, salad mixes and other fresh foods now hold a prominent spot in the food section of the store under a sign that reads "fresh grocery. ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010
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    November 4, 2009

    Top 5 New Candies: Chuao's Firecracker, Sour Patch Chillerz and Jitterbeans

    It takes more than just a sugar to hit my sweet spot, so I went in search of five new confections that have that added layer of oomph, coupled with some degree of hmm, and the power to make me cry, "Yowza!" Bye, bye Snickers bars and Sweet Tarts--I'm all about these new sugary sensations.Here's what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Grocery Coupons

                                       From Bramus' Flickr As this is being written, "grocery coupons" is one of the most search ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Is Kanye Dropping a New Album This Year?

    I'm labeling this post as Bossip because thus far, news of a new Kanye album is still a rumor. But according to various retailers (Amazon and specifically) who must be trying to drum up anticipation for the holiday shopping sprees already, rapper Kanye West may have a new album in stores ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    Cool and Collected

    Action figures go from the toy box to the treasure chest

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    November 17, 2005

    No Horse Race

    The past, present, and future of horse racing are all in South Florida

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    The Dullness of Being Manny Diaz

    Miami used to be a punch line, but now the joke is on bored reporters

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    November 18, 2004

    The Bitch

    End Times

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Anatomy of a Quarantine

    State officials are spending millions of your tax dollars to stop citrus canker. And they're making a mess of it.

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    March 16, 2000

    Cuba Ordinance 101

    A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law