There are a lot of reasons why you haven't bought tickets for anything at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival this year. Maybe you swore it off after emptying your bank account for back-to-back events on the same weekend last year. Maybe you were diligent about filing your taxes and copped an e ... More >>
For those people who think that brunch can only be defined by eggs benedict, waffles, and mimosas, the joke's on them.
In the past year and a half, the Magic City has erected a handful of new restaurants that offer Saturday and Sunday brunch -- without the Hollandaise and home fries.
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The internet is abuzz with the story of Edward Archibold, a 32 year-old West Palm Beach man who died last Friday after winning a roach eating contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach.Read Also:- Cockroach Death: Five Other Foods That Can Kill You- West Palm Beach Man Dies After Eating ... More >>
Our soul sister blog, Riptide, recently described a man who allegedly murdered a man and proceeded to consume his brain and eyeball. Hannibal Lecter would have at least added fava beans and a nice bottle of Chianti.As a response, here's a list of eight things that would probably be even worse t ... More >>
Like a whimsical Dr. Frankenstein, Miami artist Enrique Gomez De Molina created stunning sculptures made up of a mix of taxidermied parts from different animals. Problem was he was illegally importing parts from endangered species and was arrested on the charges in late November. This morning De ... More >>
It's a safe bet that at some point, we will come across awkward social situations. For example, at your Thanksgiving dinner party when you've whipped up an entire spread only to realize many of your guests keep Kosher -- and that fork you used to check the roast also acquainted itself with the cr ... More >>
via Wikitravel.orgPhuket.After a pedophilia world tour that got him arrested in Thailand in 2006, former Miami gym teacher Charles Todd Stokes has been sentenced in U.S. federal court to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of molesting 70 boys, according to media reports.The Thai tow ... More >>
Richard Hales is the owner of the popular Sakaya Kitchen, one of the few independently owned joints that make Midtown cool. He took over our palates with intoxicating brussels sprouts, and then helmed the growing food truck movement in Miami.At age 21, after being laid off, the Tampa native ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThis is the last post in writer Riki Altman's three-part series about her visit to Bangkok. If you missed parts one and two, you can either click the links or just hop a plane and check it out for yourself.Located about an hour outside of Bangkok are two fascinating outdoor fo ... More >>
Photo by Riki Altman'scuse me, waiter, but there seems to be a rubber in my salad...Editor's note: In a three-part series, intrepid Short Order writer Riki Altman will share the good, bad, silly, remarkable, and entirely inedible highlights of a just finished trip to Thailand.Thanks to an incredi ... More >>
Paula NiñoDaydreaming ...Are you desperately waiting for the clock to strike five so you can get your Labor Day weekend on? Kill some time by reading what you missed this week on Short Order.Bring back the McRib!Looking for restaurants to try? How about Joumou, Sawadee or Gigi?We talk to the man ... More >>
New Barbu and decades-old Siam Lotus Room have each met the same fate. The latter, South Miami's answer to Boston's Green Monster, lured drivers on U.S. 1 with its' lima bean coloring and owner Atchana Capellini's famous coconut shrimp -- along with other Thai dishes derived from her family recip ... More >>
Are you bored? Hungry? Want to eat your way to intoxication? We've scoured the world for the top 10 foods that'll get you high, exposed the rumors and lies, and now we can explain why some of these can kill you. Prepare for food education.
Drip by Jen Stark.Miami artists Jen Stark and Alvaro Ilizarbe (AKA Freegums) were recently flown to Bang Khun Thian, a town just outside of Bangkok, Thailand, to participate in an exhibit titled "Free Size." (About that name, clothes in Thailand are often one-size-fits-all, or free-size, as a cos ... More >>
via Guardian UKAre we there yet?Almost two quarters into 2010 and restaurants are dropping like so many flies at a swatter factory.Did your favorite neighborhood joint close? Yes. So did some big-money startups, middling little guys, and corporate behemoths' touristic appendages.Our records indic ... More >>
When will it be our turn to chow?
What a tease. Ever since Sushi Siam shuttered at its former home in the Four Ambassadors Hotel last year, Brickell has had a serious shortage of good quality, upscale casual Asian eats. So when the Coming Soon sign hiding on that open ... More >>