It's the day after Thanksgiving! In case you're having a rough time counting your blessings, here are a few things to be grateful for: a short work week and long weekend (for most of us, anyway), a shit load of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce that'll last you for days, and parties that won't ... More >>
Happy Black Friday, everyone. Now that stores are open on Thanksgiving, maybe we can actually find a parking spot at the mall today (we're not counting on it). This weekend mandates that you shop 'til you drop with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and "shop small" Saturday. Sunday? Take the day off an ... More >>
We're so lucky we get to call the Magic City home. That's why this Thanksgiving we're gonna stuff our faces with shots of Patrón (or cake from the master baker Steve Aoki himself) and fill our head with uhntz-uhntz hits from John Dahlbäck, rap beats from the Aussie princess Iggy Azalea, and othe ... More >>
When it comes to Thanksgiving, there's no right or wrong way of celebrating the holiday -- especially here, where various customs and traditions are merged into one. In Miami, as long as you have a good spread of food and are surrounded by friends and family, it doesn't matter whether you're eating ... More >>
Not all Thanksgiving dinners are created equally. While the usual turkey and trimmings always make for a delicious meal, trading in pumpkin pie for pumpkin tres leche is an easy way to add Cuban flare to your holiday. And let's be honest, leche condensada (condensed milk) makes everything better. T ... More >>
On Black Friday, most of us will just stuff leftover turkey between two slices of white bread and call it a day. But we're selling ourselves short. An extra bit of effort can yield bigger -- and tastier -- rewards. On Thanksgiving day, DB Bistro Moderne will be handing out complimentary to-go turke ... More >>
Elvis Presley has his famous peanut butter and banana sandwich, and Elena Ruz has hers. Here's how the story goes: In the 1930s, Ruz was a young socialite in Cuba. One day, she wandered into Havana's El Carmelo restaurant and requested a very specific sandwich. She wanted turkey, cream cheese, and ... More >>
This year, Michelle Bernstein can cook your Thanksgiving turkey. For the first time in her career, the James Beard Award-winning chef will be offering entire holiday dinners to-go from her Design District restaurant, Crumb on Parchment.
You thought you had tried every kind of pumpkin-infused edible out there. After all, when you can get pumpkin spice lattes at McDonald's, what's left? But forget pumpkin ales or pumpkin coffee. There's something much more magnificent to satisfy your pumpkin obsession: hard pumpkin cider. Seriously. ... More >>
Sweetness is cupcakes, creative sandwiches, homemade red velvet twinkies, and a grand opening party with Quiky, the Nesquick bunny, giving away free chocolate milk. We have previously covered the opening of Sweetness Bakeshop and Cafe in Hialeah but we finally got to check it out and sink our teeth ... More >>
It was a two-story house, periwinkle blue with white window frames and a mottled stone chimney facing the street. It was built in 1926 on NE 68th Street in a neighborhood called Elmira, so named for the upstate New York town from which its first residents had come. It, along with the dozen or so oth ... More >>
Being a glutton may not fit well in Miami where cage-free, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and lactose-intolerant eaters flout their eating habits like fashion statements, but all foodies have their places. For binge eaters or those who are just really hungry, these are buffets.We're not talking about ... More >>
It must be a slow news week because instead of the upcoming Presidential election, Middle East strife, and needles in your airplane sandwich, ABC (and most every other news source) chose to focus on a truly bizarre story and an invention that could possibly save mankind.The mashed potato vending mac ... More >>
via SodaHeadFire burns tree. Fire wins?The other day in a meeting, the Short Order bloggers got into a tizzy about which holiday had the better bites: Christmas, AKA Santa's birthday -- or is it Rudolph's? -- or Hanukkah, the eight days of lights not being turned off or something. This actually g ... More >>
Just an example of the salad plates....mussels, shrimp, meat and more.Area Code 55 in Aventura should really be called Country Code 55. They serve, in my estimation, the best rodizio in Miami. That is, meat and salads galore -- all you can eat -- Brazilian style. If you expanded your stomach on T ... More >>
Want to know what a man with a multi-million dollar Miami Heat contract serves his family on Thanksgiving? It probably wasn't all that different from what you ate yesterday. LeBron James, an occasional over-sharer, decided to tweet a video of his family's Turkey Day spread yesterday.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, has a long history of being controversial. Their polarizing anti-meat, anti-research, and anti-fur campaigns can be harsh, in-your-face, and brilliant. And there's no better time for PETA to activate its campaign machine than during Than ... More >>
Each year for this day they give up their livesWe eat them right down to the boneSo lay off the peach glaze, teriyaki and chivesLeave the damn turkey alone!Natives of India, by all means use curryTo season and uplift your birdIf Japan is your homeland I wouldn't worryIf you smeared it with aged soy ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
It's not anything close to a five-star restaurant, but Occupy Miami feeds its campers (mostly) healthy, hearty and free, vegetarian meals. After all, occupiers gotta eat too!Food mostly comes by way of donations. There's also a vegetable garden with tomatoes, peppers, beans, onions, sunflowers, p ... More >>
Even though you had lofty ambitions this year, your Thanksgiving Day menu remains unplanned or at the very least incomplete. We've compiled a list of restaurants that want to make your holiday fuss-free; let someone else do the dishes after gorging on mass quantities of turkey and fixings. "No, G ... More >>
Chef Giovanni Arias, new head chef at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa, recently talked with Feast Miami about his new gig. When asked what he brings "to the Canyon Ranch table," Arias replied: "I can bring out the best of any ingredient and transform a simple and fresh dish to a more sophisticated and ... More >>
Miami People 2010 is finally here! In the issue, we capture 30 of the city's most notable characters. The full list is available online, but don't skip out on picking a hard copy tomorrow because there are a few extra bonuses. There are three different covers that will be available in newsstands ... More >>
Ingrid's got a saucy solution for your cranberry weariness.Talk about passion. Ever seen Ingrid Hoffmann in the kitchen? The lady is gonna take that canned crap your aunt serves every year for Thanksgiving and make it better. As promised in yesterday's blog featuring her mom's three-meat stuffi ... More >>
Photo by Randy Larcombe The wine press at Torbreck Winery.If you have no desire to spend Thanksgiving gulping beer like a Pilgrim and would prefer to swirl and sip some vino, here are some great suggestions we discovered while out tasting with fellow oenophiles. All of the choices are unde ... More >>
Chef Kurtis JantzAs the executive chef at the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles, Kurtis Jantz oversees the entire food and beverage operation for the resort. This is one busy man, and most of his Thanksgivings are spent working."My tradition is definitely working it," Jantz told us. ... More >>
via thepalmshotel.comExectutive Chef Frank JeanettiEssensia's Executive Chef Frank Jeanetti thinks traditional when it comes to planning a Thanksgiving meal, whether at home or in his restaurant. "I like to keep it simple and basic, but good," he says, adding that playing with ingredients also go ... More >>
Chef Dena MarinoChef Dena Marino moved to Miami from Colorado last summer to head the kitchen at DeVito South Beach. The job was short lived but Marino loved Miami so much she stayed. She's now working on another Miami project about which she can't reveal much because details aren't final yet. An ... More >>
Thanksgiving cheer distributed for men in service. New York City turned host to the boys in service today and cared for every man in uniform. Ca. 1918. Underwood & Underwood. (War Dept. ) Exact Date Shot Unknown A different kind of war bird.Here are some jokes we collected from across the int ... More >>
Here is the video for a song called Turkey Murder (The Thanksgiving Song), it's no Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song, but that song is played out anyways. What with all this internet and all these cameras, and all these softwares you'd figure somebody would have come up with a new classic by now, bu ... More >>
image via lotushouseshelter.orgThe Lotus HouseLotus House Women's Shelter in Overtown (217 NW 15th Street) will celebrate Thanksgiving by serving over 500 holiday meals including turkey, all the fixin's, and dessert to their friends and neighbors in the city.This will be the shelter's "Fifth Annu ... More >>
Punk rock has always been more about the attitude than the music. Unfortunately, that "punk rock attitude" is often portrayed as a hate-everything, outsider-only, anti-social group. While some of those things may be true from time to time, things like this can also really show off what punk rock ... More >>
A Coral Gables man loses his penis and fights back in court.
Paul Perito's penis implant, via the doctor's website.Medical malpractice litigation tends to put a price on human body parts. Got your spleen punctured during a messy surgery? Here's a few thousand for your pain and suffering. Lost a big toe? That's six-figure territory. A recklessly amputated a ... More >>
Beat those post-Turkey Day blues with Lumpy Sue.
Freddie Jackson croons of love. And were hungry.
Or just wobble around Tropical Park.
Find your new diet at Whole Foods.
Absence of aroma and innovation mars the Il Fico experience
Serving up crap at MIA - it doesn't have to be so tasteless