A kitchen without chaos is like a party with no personality. Last night, Chaos Cooking made its Miami debut, and these gastronomic gatherings go something like this: There's a host, everyone shows up with ingredients to make a dish (bonus points for bringing your own knives, cutting boards, and Tupp ... More >>
Last week, Short Order introduced the Inside Their Refrigerator series, taking you inside the refrigerators of Miami's top chefs. This week we spoke with chef Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House. Read more to find out about the foods he keeps in his fridge for late-night snacks after returning from t ... More >>
When Hernando County Sheriff's deputies came out to investigate an abandoned U-Haul left outside a Publix in Spring Hill, Florida, they could already hear screaming before they opened the door. Once inside they found 50 cats and three dogs inside the simmering hot metal truck. The animals were indiv ... More >>
Christmas is over, but if you went to mom's for dinner, you probably were sent home with a Tupperware full of uneaten food. Depending on who's cooking, there could be anything from ham to lasagna in that container and let's face it -- chances are you took the leftovers home to "be nice."Then, in a f ... More >>
Last week, The National Resources Defense Council (NDRC) released a report showing that 40 percent of food in the United States is tossed out. This totals $165 billion a year -- which breaks down to $112 to $189 per month for a family of four. The report shows food waste occurs at every stage o ... More >>
When my co-worker brought in edible "presents" to the office from his Colombian mother-in-law, it wasn't your typical box o' chocolates or salt water taffy; instead these souvenirs were hormigas culonas, or big-butted Colombian ants and gelatina de pata de res -- cow foot gelatin.Most of the reactio ... More >>
The only thing consistent about pop-up restaurants in Miami is that they are the latest form of branding. They can be used to build a client base that will sustain a permanent space while others are done simply because you can't feed weird people weird food in a normal space. They may be done with ... More >>
Sunbathing, boozing, and building sandcastles at the beach require little effort. But eating is another story. A long day at the shore can easily lead to a food disaster of epic proportions -- sand in your coleslaw, wet sandwiches, melted ice cream.But there are foods that make beach eating a little ... More >>
In a society based on oversized portions and instant gratification, it's no surprise that we waste a lot of food. But just how much we haul to the rubbish bin is nothing short of jaw-dropping. According to the EPA, food recently replaced paper as the largest single component of our nation's la ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why Twitter is the social media network preferred by minorities.Everybody is talking about Facebook's forthcomin ... More >>
When a friend tipped me off about some acai concoction at Apple A Day that was selling at speeds that bordered on lunatic, I wondered whether I'd fallen back in time four years or so. That's when the real acai craze was in full swing, when people were buying $25 bottles of the juice, swearing it ... More >>
We wouldn't eat this for a million dollars.View photos of Friday's casting of Worst Cooks in America at the Epic Hotel.Friday, Food Network's Worst Cooks in America brought hosts Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell to Miami's Epic Hotel to audition contestants for Season 2. People came from as far a ... More >>
Camille LambThe entrance fee for a vegan potluck is an animal product-free dish, like this "fruits of the forest quinoa."At 7 p.m. Sunday, Short Order pulled up to the quiet block near Brickell where Om Garden used to be. It was a little dreary outside, but we followed some smiling, healthy looki ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Pin Kai Greasy Kid Stuff (Smooth Lips Records)pinkai.com Truants? Cute Catholic High School kids in leather jackets? Social deviants? Future business leaders of America? All of the above? Yes and no. But mostly yes. Pin Kai's small reign of terror was one marked by incredible creativity and ... More >>
Mark SeligerThe Hold Steady tries to get you to drink Heineken on Friday.This week, the music gods have looked down upon thee and deemed you all worthy of a smattering of free live shows. Oh, and the usual gratis art and book events are in here too. Monday: While some artists are putting their he ... More >>
Or at least showing up late and being on Facebook all day.
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The Sneaky Kitchen is a lot like your grandmother's house: full of recipe cards, Tupperware, and old stories. Its founder, Bess Metcalf, has lived in Miami for over forty years, likes to cook, apparently sells Tupperware, Fuller brushes, and Avon products, and has a lot of stories to tell about Alla ... More >>
It's easier to find Middle Eastern tunes and tobacco than you'd think
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
Argentine tango goddess María Angelica Milán remembers her nine lives
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The galaxy, or at least the hotel, makes room for fans of television's cult hits at Vulkon
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Chorus: Gay is okay but it must sell or it's hell
When an INS officer confronted el Pescador and Elian, he didn't know what he was facing
Eusebio Escobar may dream of a career as a fashion designer, but his current line is doing well: Haute couture Santería
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
The Humane Society's animal rescue drivers work hard to save the wounded, to rescue the sick and abandoned. But usually the endings are not so happy.
Deep in the heart of Little Havana, El Credito's expatriate artisans quietly go about the business of hand-rolling the creme de la creme of Cuban cigars
Conni Gordon would like to teach the world to paint in perfect harmony