We know the best part of your day is when the clock strikes five and it's socially acceptable to hightail it to the bar for cheap drinks and greasy eats. That's why you put up with eight hours of work-a-day drudgery on the regular.
But wait. There's some new, big winners. While you may think you've ... More >>
At yesterday's Italian Culinary Experience at the Miami Culinary Institute, a few dozen public-relations professionals, chefs, and writers were treated to a wine-pairing lunch featuring Casa Vincola Zonin wines from Tuscany. These Italian Culinary Experience (ICE) lunches are part of a series that t ... More >>
Foodie spring break is here. As part of the Bank of America Lifestyle Seminars, Laura Werlin and Andrea Robinson will host Italian Wines and Cheese at the Shelborne South Beach. Short Order caught up with Robinson for details about the event.See also:- South Beach Wine & Food Festival: The Six B ... More >>
It's enticing to bring friends, in town for vacation, to Brickell and show them Miami's progress as an action-packed metropolis. They can walk to one of three Publix stores or buy cigarettes, Red Bull or whatever stimulant tickles their fancy at the shiny new 7-Eleven. Yet when time comes to grab a ... More >>
Miami never sleeps.
Sure, the $700 bottles stop poppin' at dawn. But then it's just time to drag our sexy uhntz-uhntz-ing asses to the supersecret afterparty, followed by some beat-freaking brunch with DJ Mimosa!
To be honest, though, we here at Crossfade are kinda exhausted of being so expensive ... More >>
In the effort to marry food and fashion, Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village will be flying in sommeliers and designers and pairing them with chef Marco Stabile for Wine & Fashion Florence Week October 8 through 12.
The organizers of the five-day event have hopes that it can be as popular a ... More >>
See also "Avril Lavigne & Nickelback, Diarrhea-Flavored Mouthwash, Four Other Gross Marriages."
OK, this Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger engagement thing has gone too far.
At first, it seemed fun. Or at least, an efficient way for a vengeful Old Testament god to smite them both with a single bo ... More >>
When diners enter Toscana Divino, they're greeted with a rehearsed welcome from behind a sleek hostess stand, as the staff bellows, "Buona sera!" Lustrous wooden tables are adorned with fuchsia flowers and colorful handmade Tuscan glassware. Dark-gray shelves, highlighted by subdued LED strips, show ... More >>
The Cheese Course, which recently expanded its empire with the opening of a new location in Pinecrest, dominates the local landscape when it comes to fromage. Although other gourmet groceries may carry rounded displays, The Cheese Course digs deep to import a wide array of unusual and diverse produc ... More >>
Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival/FacebookThe "Winebow Wine Pavilion" requires a powerful lesson in self-directed navigation (okay, the whole "village" is sort of a booze and food maze of confusion, see more for help on that here), but you don't want to miss out on international a ... More >>
Valentine's Day is here and while other people say "I love you" with flowers, we think the ultimate expression of love is to say it in swine.Chow Miami blogger Weiyi Chen sent Short Order a picture of the most romantic and thoughtful present a food blogger could hope to get. No, it's not a wine t ... More >>
Today, Miami plays host to some of Italy's finest treasures -- wine treasures that is. JW Marriott Marquis serves as the stage for Simply Italian and the Italian Wine Masters Series..
One of the largest wine expositions in South Florida, Simply Italian will feature products from re ... More >>
Tabouleh with scallopsOn Friday we offered a first look at Seasons 52, which debuts on Miracle Mile this afternoon. Today we take a closer look at some of the foods and wines sampled.We sat down for a round of courses matched with wines. My favorite among the dishes sampled was one of the restaurant ... More >>
Chef Menichetti has Michelin in his blood.We've been looking forward to this one more than most. For one thing, Vino e Olio is a beauty. The 5,600-square-foot space looks very cool with glass-lit walls and all, plus there are 200 seats on a 2,500-square-foot outdoor terrace too. As owner Alessandro ... More >>
Cover illustration by Leslie Forbes"the same cicadas sang in Caesar's reign,upon the walls the same sun clings and climbs."--Vladimir NabokovAny cookbook that opens with a Nabokov quote promises tobe something special. A Table in Provence turns out to be just that. It was first published in 1987 ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinPalm Beach Spanish Mackerel at FinSupport Miami's Schoolchildren The Design District will be celebrating Family Day tomorrow, December 12, and proud daddy Jonathan Eismann will be taking part by: Exhibiting beautiful artwork by the talented students of South Pointe Elementary sc ... More >>
We all know someone who likes to play with his or her food, so why not give that epicurean enthusiast in your life a little fun this holiday season? Lots of new games are either already out on shelves or will be released in time for the holidays, so drop that turkey and get to the stores! Or just st ... More >>
The wines of Tuscany, from Chianti to Brunello to Vino Nobile "and everything in between" will be poured at the sixth installment of Fratelli Lyon's "Passport to Italy" wine tasting series tonight at 7:30 p.m. Chef Alex Pinero will prepare snacks to pair with the 6 to 8 wines that will be sipped. Th ... More >>
Aaah Valentines, that stupid made-up holiday nobody really cares about, except the person you're with when you forget to get them somethin'. I called up a bunch of restaurants to see what they got goin' on. Here's what they said.....
We've confirmed with executive chef Mark Liberman this morning that Stephen di Asprinio has in fact left the restaurant he gave his name to, Forte di Asprinio, in West Palm Beach, "to pursue other opportunities." Liberman wouldn't, or couldn't tell us much more, except that Asprinio left somet ... More >>