If it were up to us, every weekend would entail a food and wine fest of some sort. After all, you can never have too much food/booze/revelry. So we're pretty stoked about the third annual Brickell Food & Wine Festival, hitting the Miami Circle this weekend.
The festival will feature sampling from m ... More >>
Come March, memories of the South Beach Wine & Fodd Festival (SOBEWFF) will be fading fast -- and you'll need some new bacchanalia to look forward to. Luckily, the third annual Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival is bringing eats, drinks, and entertainment to the Miami Circle on March 23 an ... More >>
It's enticing to bring friends, in town for vacation, to Brickell and show them Miami's progress as an action-packed metropolis. They can walk to one of three Publix stores or buy cigarettes, Red Bull or whatever stimulant tickles their fancy at the shiny new 7-Eleven. Yet when time comes to grab a ... More >>
With the new year fast approaching (or the end of the world, if that's how you see it), time is working against us to start making New Year's Eve plans.
Because Miami is an NYE party destination, locals have to make particularly savvy arrangements to ensure a successful evening.
No one likes to ... More >>
Revelry turned to tragedy this past Halloween at Taverna Opa in Mary Brickell Village when a man in a red devil mask punched another man so hard it eventually lead to his death. Months later, Miami police have now arrested Sagy Shachar for the deadly attack.
Join the New Times crew tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at Taverna Opa at Mary Brickell Village for this month's Tweet Up event. Celebrate the near-end of the work week with free Flor de Caña rum and Radeberger German beer. Free light bites from Taverna's menu will also be passed around. Live Tweeting wil ... More >>
Worried you'll have nothing to do this Saturday afternoon after a week's worth of hard work? Swing by the Inaugural Burger, Beer and Balls Bash presented by Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival at the historic Miami Circle, 401 Brickell
Ave., next to The Icon Brickell, from 4 to 10 p.m."Its a g ... More >>
Miami Restaurant Openings & Closings June, 2012The big news in July regrettably revolved around closings: Sra. Martinez said adios in the Design District, David's Cafe II shut down its Lincoln Road branch, and Jamie DeRosa and Geoffrey Zakarian are now both gone from Tudor House, which sort of e ... More >>
See also: Milos Estiatorio to Open in SoFi, Taverna Opa to Move to Brickell.
After almost a year hiatus, Taverna Opa has finally reopened its doors. This Monday, the former South Beach
spot officially relocated to Mary Brickell Village bringing along
ouzo, belly dancing, napkin throwing and pla ... More >>
We noted the opening of some 100-plus restaurants this past year; only half that number was on our "closed" list. Thee may be more of the latter: PR firms rarely trumpet the shuttering of businesses.It was, overall, a great time to be a diner in Miami (you can read why in my yearly wrap-up). So m ... More >>
Philippe by Philippe Chow is scheduled to open any day at its new SoFi location. The restaurant/celebrity magnet abruptly left its location at the Gansevoort Miami Beach back in June, announcing it would open a Boca Raton location, as well as move farther south on Miami Beach.We spoke with Strati ... More >>
Morgans's second location opens in South BeachThere didn't seem to be many interesting restaurant openings in July other than Morgans' second outpost in the old Joe Allen space. August is shaping up to be more promising with the openings of Egg & Dart in the Design District and Chow Down Gril ... More >>
We're hoping Milos brings its famous dsplay of seafood to Miami Beach.SoFi is seeing more restaurant real estate activity this week, Last week, we reported that Philippe is moving into the Taverna Opa space, located at 36-40 Ocean Drive, and that the restaurant spaces of the former Nemo's a ... More >>
John Zursurf & turfThe South Beach location of Taverna Opa has a
$25 surf and surf entree. This is interesting because down the block is Prime 112, where an 8-ounce filet mignon goes for $38. I know, I
know, how much hope can you have for a Greek restaurant serving up steak, but
there's mor ... More >>
Paula NiñoChef Jose Luis FloresView photos from Iron Fork 2010 at Grand Central here.De Rodriguez Cuba's Jose Luis Flores won the 2010 Iron Fork title last night in a battle against defending champ John Critchley of Area 31. The chefs were given 45 minutes to prepare one appetizer and one entree ... More >>
Gudrun Holde-Ortner via Wikimedia CommonsSure, she can dance. But how are her binary skills?Last week, New Times brought you the story of "soupnazi," the Miami superhacker who stole more than 41 million credit card numbers. This week's featured cyber-pirate looks a lot better in midriff-exposing ... More >>
The loud and lively Taverna Opa opened its third outpost last week, the latest venue being the Dolphin Mall. As with the original, which opened in Hollywood, Florida, in September 1997, and with Taverna two in South Beach, the draw is solid Greek food (including this nice looking salad) and ... More >>
via wikimedia commonsHey, look, a blog.Short Order knows we're not the only game in town. That's why we take this opportunity to highlight some other local voices in the community. Here are some recent posts from folks around the way.South Beach Restaurant Authority isn't....they're Chapter 11 af ... More >>