Somebody must have been on the receiving end of a misfired shot of Guy Fieri's Donkey Sauce and isn't too happy about. The food television personality and his team forgot to buy all of the web addresses that could be associated with his Times Square restaurant. Hilarity ensued.
In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food.
Unless that's your thing, of course.
But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>
From the Prince of Brooklyn to the baddest 'fro in popular experimental jazz ... The Adrienne Arsht Center has just announced the six-act lineup for its inaugural Live at Knight concert series.
Jumping off in October with Talib Kweli & Res's Idle Worship and ending seven months later with Esper ... More >>
I spent some days cooking in Newport, Rhode Island last week, and managed to maneuver a return flight through New York -- getting to spend a Friday evening, Saturday, and Saturday night traipsing through the city with my wife. There were no dining plans nor reservations made, our trip meant to be a ... More >>
Miami just might be the most image-conscious, beauty-obsessed place on Earth. So it's no surprise that our sexy, superficial city is the American epicenter of a new controversial diet craze.It's called ketogenic enteral nutrition, or the K-E diet for short. Translation: a doctor threads a feeding tu ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel is
erecting a pay wall on April 9, so expect a mass exodus of
readers who don't want to pony up five bucks a month for mostly routine local news.The once proud Fort Lauderdale-based daily is
following the lead of other Tribune Co. owned newspapers like the Los
Angeles Times, which i ... More >>
What the hell happens up in Tallahassee sometimes? Seriously?See, the apparently powerful dog grooming lobby convinced our elected officials to take time out of their busy legislative session to lift an old ban on dying live animals. They were actually successful, but the ban now means that the cont ... More >>
For now, Florida's invasive python population has largely been relegated to the fresh water of the Everglades and surrounding areas, but a new study shows the alien snakes can survive for up to a month in saltwater. That means there's potential the snakes could expand their range and start poppin ... More >>
Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times.The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds. Neither government officials nor ... More >>
via newscomHow good is Luis Posada Carriles' English? That has become a central issue in the trial of the 82-year-old Cuban, who is charged with 11 counts of perjury, obstruction and immigration fraud for lying during immigration proceedings.
On Wednesday, Federal prosecutors played tapes of the CI ... More >>
Trina SargalskiMexican Coke on the shelf at my local PublixMexican Coke has been trending up over the past couple of years. Aficionados claim that Coca-Cola made in Mexico, unlike most American Coke, is tastier because it's made with real sugar instead of the now-pariah high fructose corn syrup. ... More >>
Of the many things Chad Ochocinco has given us, the best is clearly his T-Rex end-zone dance. Since then, he has taken his crazy dinosaur shuffle to Dancing With the Stars, where it's working really well for him. He's one of the five z-list celebrities still in the running! But he's been dethrone ... More >>
Yoani Sánchez is on the cover of Italian Wired this month. In the three years she's been online, the 32-year-old blogger has become Cuba's Arianna Huffington.via @riccardowiredShe's now a tweeter and a blogger on the Huffington Post, and her blog gets 14 million page views a mont ... More >>
Jackie SayetMichael's Genuine talent.This week we're interviewing our local culinary superstars up for James Beard Awards. This is the first year that the Foundation has released its "long list" of semifinalists, stretching out the waiting period one more month. On March 22, restaurant and chef f ... More >>
A Man was shot at MIA lounge last night multiple times, while the shooter sped off in a black Mercedes. [JustNews]The ACLU claims two Miami Beach cops harassed and falsely arrested a gay tourist after he saw the men beating another suspect in handcuffs. [Herald]A man in Stuart died after being attac ... More >>
The Haitian community in Miami waits patiently for word on their family on the Island. [NYTimes]Despite reports yesterday that all 12 Lynn University students in Haiti were accounted for, five are actually still missing. [CBS4]UF is also waiting to hear from two students who were in Haiti. [WSVN]The ... More >>
Miami City Commissioner Angel Gonzalez will resign soon amid an investigation into a job he got his daughter. There's probably a joke in here about his name being Angel while he is clearly not one, but why would we make a joke as horrible as that? That joke would be almost as horrible as the city co ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenMiami band Awesome New Republic at Fontana's in the Lower East Side. Click here to view more pictures.Just a few months ago, Awesome New Republic seemed the next South Florida band likely to strike big. But a few months is a million years in blog time, and somewhere in the last ... More >>
Miami-Dade teachers will see their first raise in nearly four years. On average, they'll see a 1.8 percent bump in their paycheck beginning in December. [Herald]Our three local GOP congressman went to Honduras on a fact-finding mission and as a stunt to point out Zelaya should not be reinstated as p ... More >>
scan of box5 in 1....not just a dirty movie anymoreEver wished your cake was shaped like a dog's face? Thanks to the original 5-in-1 Tasty Baker your dreams can come true.Created by the ingenious minds behind the Pop Art Toaster (the toaster that branded the New York Times logo into a piece of br ... More >>
Kendrick Meek attacked Charlie Crist (his possible foe in the 2010 Senate race) for not handling stimulus funds in a way best for Florida. [PBPost]Some d-bag was arrested for using his camera phone to take up-skirt videos at Aventura Mall. [NBCMiami]"Don Diego" Montoya, a Colombian drug ki ... More >>
Forget Brüno. Forget Moon. Forget Public Enemies. Forget Harry Potter, Ice Age, Away We Go, Transformers, The Hangover, etc.The movie you need to see this weekend is Rahim Bahrani's Goodbye Solo.Don't believe me? Go to Metacritic and keep scrolling until you find a rating under 100. (It will t ... More >>
The true cost of the Marlins stadium might be closer to $2.4 billion [NBCMiami]The stars of Miami Ink have a new reality show in the works for the Travel Channel. [Herald]UPenn is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to increase academic recruiting in the county. [NYtimes]Does travel editor Nat ... More >>
What... the...? Slot machines at MIA? Like that airport needs to be any more of a circus than it already is. [Herald]Miami-Dade commissioners have no problem with Carrie Meek representing Wackenhut and the county, even while the two are in a legal dispute. [Herald]Adam Tavss, the Miami Beach Police ... More >>
Making an impressionIf you covet those tumbler beauties at Fratelli Lyon like I do (thanks for rubbing it in, Lee,) listen up.
A real case of shatterproof, reusable, recylceable -- not to mention elegant -- plastic dopplegangers awaits you, for $11.99 pe ... More >>
The Fontainebleau has decided to tone down its sexy image to attract families. A little less Dirty Hairy, a little more dirty diapers. [Herald]
Costumes officials found bottles of "snake wine." Which is basically posionous snakes stuffed inside bottle of alchohol, and then served. [NBCMiami] ... More >>
www.kremlin.ruRaul Castro and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev That's what political writer Mickey Kaus is wondering over at his blog on Slate.com, pointing out that every time the U.S. seems to be getting too cozy with Cuba, Castro pulls some shit just to let everybody know he's either a bad ass o ... More >>