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Thailand

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    International Mango Festival: A Tasting Guide to Casturi, Totopuri, Angie, and More

    If you're into mangoes, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's annual International Mango Festival is kind of a big deal. This ode to the fleshy tropical fruit is mango-mania for the general public, but the Grower's Summit portion of the affair is exponentially more intense. The pre-festival summit br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: Ten Boozy Winners

    The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. Although we love everything about Miami (especially its restaurants), you know what we really love? The booze. From the perfect bloody mary to the best new bar, our Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Sriracha House: Noodles Galore on South Beach

    As one of the hordes of people living close to the always seedy Washington Avenue, I'm constantly excited by a new restaurant opening on the tourist-laden thoroughfare. I don't expect to ever find anything other than bad pizza, bad burgers and bad tattoos on one of Miami Beach's main drags. Yet I r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Ricky Thai Bistro: Fresh Cooking in North Miami (Photos)

    Sometimes one street can hold a bounty of good restaurants, and lately Short Order has been doing a lot of good eating on North Miami's 123rd Street. Now we have another delicious spot to add to the list: Ricky Thai Bistro. Its owners have a love story that's eerily similar to Primo Trattoria Itali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Chef Bee Responds to 50 Eggs Lawsuit: I Was "Kunkeled"

    Round two has just started in the match that pits Chef Bee and Oishi Thai against John Kunkel and 50 Eggs. Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, better known as Chef Bee, has responded to a lawsuit filed against him and his restaurant Oishi Thai on August 27, 2013 by former employer 50 Eggs Restaurant Company L ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Chef Bee Is Happy at Oishi Thai

    Piyarat Arreeratn is not in the kitchen. Tonight, the boyish chef with spiky hair roams the dining room at his family-run restaurant, Oishi Thai. He pats a blond kid on the head, wipes down an empty table, and bounces around asking guests if everything is all right. Chef Bee, as he is commonly known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Khong River House: Beat the Clock for Thai New Year

    In Thailand, New Year's is celebrated very differently than in Miami. As part of the multiday festivities, Thai people clean their houses, avoid cursing, apologize to friends and family for bad behavior, and splash water on each other (very respectfully, we're told). Miamians, by contrast, generally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food 2013: The Q, Taste of Thai and a Few Things Still On Sale

    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 >>

  • Culture

    December 13, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Edward Archibold News: Ten Ways To Eat Insects Safely

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Jellied Moose Nose, Baby Mice Wine, and More: Eight Foods Better Than Cannibalism

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Franken-Artist Enrique Gomez De Molina Pleads Guilty to Animal Smuggling

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Social Q's Thanksgiving Edition: For Those Edible Dilemmas

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Bangkok, Phuket, and the Miami Gym Teacher Who Got 15 Years in Prison for Molesting 70 Boys

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Richard Hales, Sakaya Kitchen Owner, Talks Thai and Business, Part 1

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Black Chicken, Watermelon Toothpaste, & Outer Space: 10 Travel Photos

    Here are ten things that I learned on my summer vacation to Thailand: 1. In Mae Salong, I discovered that there is such a thing as black chicken. The color is natural from the breed, and it tastes like the regular chicken does here: fresh and delicious without all the hormones and stuff pumped into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Thailand's Unusual Food Markets (Pictures)

    Photo by Riki Altman​This 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Condom Salads and More in Bangkok

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Coconut Water Done Reggae Style

    "It just taste Irie--One Love."​Madonna swears by it and invested $1.5 million in it. And Coke and Pepsi have acquired companies who sell it. But if you're looking for coconut water, you don't need to go any further than Allapattah and JCS Reggae Country Style Brand's Jelly Coconut Water (wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Labor Day Weekend Edition

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Bye-Bye Barbu and Siam Lotus Room

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Top 10 Foods That Can Get You High

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Jen Stark Exhibits in Thailand, Opens New Show at Carol Jazzar Tonight

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Closed Restaurants Roundup of Doom

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call 2009: Opened, Closed, and the Future

    via wikimedia​OMG 2009 is sooo eight days ago.Here's our Miami New Times Restaurant Roll Call for last year.We've rounded up the openers, shut down the closers, and written our predictions for the new year into existence.Note to foodies: If Wikipedia can do it, so can we. Please comment us with an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Sushi Siam at the Plaza on Brickell: The Countdown Goes On, and On, and On

    Jackie Sayet 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2007

    Wanted: Diplomats for Drinking

    Lightweights need not apply Traveling the world, knocking back copious amounts of alcoholic beverages, and pocketing $200,000 in the process -- doesn't sound much like hard work, does it? But for one pair of lucky bastards this could soon become a full-time job -- well, for a year, anyway. ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Bali Low

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

  • Dining

    September 15, 2005
  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005

    BEST SUSHI

    Siam River

  • Dining

    March 17, 2005
  • Calendar

    February 10, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 11, 2004
  • Finest Foods

    May 13, 2004

    BEST SUSHI

    Siam River

  • Finest Foods

    May 16, 2002

    BEST MICROBREWED BEER

    Thai Orchid Restaurant

  • Culture

    March 28, 2002

    Royal Treatment

    The King & I is slightly dated, but ahh, the dance, the color, the song

  • Dining

    January 24, 2002

    Gimme That Gimmick

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

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Crouching Tilapia

    Chung Hing Oriental Mart

  • Shops and Wares

    May 17, 2001

    Best Oriental Grocery

    Chung Hing Oriental Mart

  • Calendar

    June 10, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 10 - 16, 1999

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    April 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 22-28, 1999

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    November 12, 1998
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    January 9, 1997
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    August 8, 1996
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    June 26, 1996
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    February 10, 1993
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    October 21, 1992
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