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    April 16, 2014

    Tweet Ben and Jerry's for Free Ice Cream

    As if we couldn't already thank Ben & Jerry's enough for bringing us Free Cone Day last week, now their tour is back in Miami for its fourth year and feeding the masses. With temperatures already creeping into the 80s, this ice-cream truck for grownups is a welcome visitor. Simply tweet @BenJerrys ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 50 Most Followed Miami Twitter Feeds

    When we decided to tally up the most popular Twitter users in Miami, we weren't sure what we were going to get. Real fame or local fame doesn't necessarily equate to Twitter fame. After all, Dan Marino barely made the list at 50, and LeBron James came in second. To compile this list, we used Twita ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    LeBron Got Fouled So Hard on a Dunk To Win Game and Refs Ignored It

    Controversy! For the third time this season, the Brooklyn Nets beat the Miami Heat last night by a single point, thus sweeping the season series four games to none. But not without debate. With the Heat trailing by one Miami had one frantic last chance to pull out the win. Rashard Lewis found Le ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    Marlins Fan Lost Wallet Opening Day, Gets It Back With $20 Inside

    If you lose your wallet in Miami, it's not uncommon never to get it back, and if you do, there might be a little something missing. Some people are not above taking a finder's fee. However, not everyone is terrible. A young fan who lost his wallet at Marlins Park opening day not only had it return ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Chivas Express in Miami Lakes Offers BOGO Bandeja Paisa Wednesdays

    We don't often (or ever, really) refer to Miami Lakes as a culinary mecca, but the amazing deal we stumbled upon at Chivas, a gem inconspicuously located in a nondescript strip mall right off the Palmetto Expressway, is definitely worth mentioning. Although the restaurant specializes in Colombian f ... More >>

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    April 1, 2014

    Miami Heat Steals Home-Court Advantage Back From the Pacers

    After last week's loss to the Pacers, most people assumed the race for the first seed was over. Many predicted it would be very likely the Heat would just turtle into some sort of pre-playoff cocoon, content with the second seed in the East. Last Wednesday's loss to the Pacers dropped the Heat to tw ... More >>

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    April 1, 2014

    Diamond Juice: Get Juiced With Julie Loria's Healthful Alternative in Marlins Park

    The Marlins nailed the Rockies on opening night yesterday and will host the them again today at 7:05 p.m. Tickets, by the way, are still available and cost $20 to $245. Honestly, a night at the ballpark is really all about the food and photo ops with Billy the Marlin. There's nothing wrong with sp ... More >>

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    April 1, 2014

    British Library "Discovers" Unicorn Cookbook; Miami Chefs Provide Unicorn Meat Recipes

    In celebration of April Fool's Day, we're sharing what just might be the best food-related, April Fool's Day prank ever. A while back, the jokesters at the British Library pulled a dastardly prank on the world's literate populace, which, sad to say, includes conspiracy theorists and people who eng ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Sony Open: Freshly Shucked Oysters and Champagne on Ice

    The Sony Open came to a close yesterday, and Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic finished with the singles titles. Lovers of the sport rejoiced during the past couple of weeks as they watched the world's best in tennis battle it out. But there were plenty of other reasons to check out the tournamen ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Deering Seafood Festival: Food, Sun, and Junkanoo Celebration

    Thousands of people flocked to the Deering Estate on Cutler Bay to enjoy a perfect Spring afternoon in South Florida. Armed with lawn chairs, savvy fairgoers staked a claim on the expansive estate lawn to enjoy the cool bay breezes and entertainment as they chowed down on fruits of the sea. The we ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Top 20 Raver Fashions: The Kandi, The Fabulous, and the Nearly Naked

    Beats, beauties, bass, booties, brawn, bras, and some valuable life experience. That's what it takes to make an Ultra Music Festival, as far as a fashionista is concerned. You've never seen anything like the get-ups these people wear for their get-down. Luckily, you don't need to go to Ultra to en ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    Here Are All the Terrible Calls From Last Night's Heat-Pacers Game

    It's not often something really sucks and is really fun at the same time, but last night's Pacers-Heat showdown was both of those things. And you get a feeling it was just round one. The Pacers edged out a 84-83 win versus Miami in a heated, physical, playoff-caliber game in Indiana Wednesday nigh ... More >>

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    March 25, 2014

    My Little Organic Bistro: Try the Grilled Coconut Cheese Sandwich

    Forget blink-and-you'll-miss-it; you could be staring wide-eyed at My Little Organic Bistro and still miss it. There's no real signage, and it's tucked into a nondescript Bird Road strip mall. The only hint that something special lies within is a window proclaiming, "Organic health." But once you'r ... More >>

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    March 24, 2014

    Stoli Billionaire Parks His $330 Million Yacht in Biscayne Bay

    There's a giant Russian-owned boat parked in Biscayne Bay at the moment, but don't worry. It has nothing to with our worsening national tensions with Vladimir Putin. The 436-foot yacht belongs to Yuri Scheffler, a man who himself is no friend of Putin and who controls the Stolichnaya vodka brand.

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    March 21, 2014

    Miami's First Tweets: The Awkward Twitter Beginnings From LeBron to Rubio to The Rock

    To celebrate its 8th birthday, Twitter has launched a site that lets users look up their first ever tweet, thus pinpointing the exact moment when you became less productive at work. Twitter has been clogged ever since with people reliving just how bad they were at tweeting when they first joined. ... More >>

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    March 14, 2014

    Rolling Pin Bakery in Surfside Offers a Variety of Hamantaschen for Purim

    Before you wear green on Monday, if you celebrate Purim you may be also wearing a costume on Saturday evening. This Jewish holiday has its own festive drinking and masquerading, but one of the sweeter traditions, amongst mainly Ashkenazi Jews, is the consuming of hamantaschen. Hamantaschen are tria ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014

    Earls Kitchen Bar: Solid Food, Cocktails in Honey Bears at Dadeland Mall

    Earls Kitchen Bar, another addition to Dadeland Mall's new terrace dining wing, opened this week. The restaurant joins Bobby's Burger Palace, Aroma Espresso Bar, and Balans (which is set to open today). If you haven't heard of Earls, it's probably because you haven't spent much time in Canada or ... More >>

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    March 7, 2014

    OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company Three-Course Dinner Pairing and Special Release Beer Tomorrow Night

    Wynwood Brewing Company, Miami's first craft production microbrewery, has been years in the making. After two years of heavy anticipation, their taproom opened in October of last year. A grand opening was held in December, which means you have no excuse of why you've yet to sample any one of their b ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Miam Cafe Opening in Wynwood

    Here's a little riddle for you: What's black and white and fed all over? The people who work inside the zebra-striped Wynwood Building when Miam Cafe & Boutique opens at the iconic gallery/work space. See also: Mmmm to Open in Wynwood

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    March 5, 2014

    Mandolin Aegean Bistro's Harvest Lunch: Spring Is in the Air (Pictures)

    It seemed like a coincidence that New Times was invited to lunch at Mandolin Aegean Bistro to celebrate the anniversary of its garden. After all, it was only a few days earlier at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival that celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian confessed his love for the intimate Design Di ... More >>

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    March 5, 2014

    Easter Is Coming! Make Vegan Cadbury Cream Eggs (PHOTOS)

    It's that time of year again. No, we're not referring to birds and bees and March Madness and all that other spring crap. We're talking Cadbury Cream Egg time at Easter, which is April 20. Seriously, is there anything more awesome than seeing those indulgent little morsels on store shelves everywher ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    LeBron James Scored 61 Points Last Night and Heat Fans Broke Twitter

    Just when you thought it was safe to watch a random Monday night Heat versus the Bobcats game, LeBron explodes for 61 points, punting you, naked and riding a unicorn, directly into the sun. Dammit LeBron, my wife is gonna kill me. She loves unicorns. You know you had a good game when the highligh ... More >>

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    February 28, 2014

    LeBron James' Terrifying Mask Destroyed the Knicks and the Internet Last Night

    Sometimes games don't live up to the hype. This was not one of those instances. After LeBron James broke his nose last week against the Oklahoma City Thunder, it was pretty much expected that LeBron would be stuck with an ugly face mask for the foreseeable future. Not exactly. Turns out LeBron J ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014

    Chef Michael Reidt and Wife Carina Welcome Son Noah Michael

    Looks like Spring -- and new beginnings -- are in the air! Chef Michael Reidt and wife Carina welcomed a baby boy into the world late last week. Noah Michael Reidt was born at 3:28 p.m. on February 21 at Mercy Hospital. The healthy, happy baby boy weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces.

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    February 25, 2014

    Get Ready For Another SoBe Trafficpocalypse: Westbound MacArthur Closed This Morning

    Hey South Beach drivers, still celebrating the news that the Alton Road construction might finish seven months early and give you reprieve from the exhaust-choked living hell you've endured driving to work for the last year? This morning should sober you up pretty quickly. For the second time in th ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Where Did the Celebrity Chefs Eat in Miami During SOBEWFF?

    Each year, hundreds of celebrity chefs descend upon our fair city to work and play at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. And, while their dance cards may seem full with all the fabulous parties and events they host and attend while "on duty", there always seems to be just enough free time to g ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Smart Bites Cafe Now Serving Up Wheatgrass, Fermented Quinoa, Energy Soups and Soon, Crickets

    According to the owners of the newly opened Smart Bites Cafe, crickets and worms are the protein source of the future. But even if you're a little squeamish about this forward-thinking food source, you can still find plenty of healthy (and more socially acceptable) edibles at the Wynwood-area break ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014

    Follow Your Favorite SOBEWFF Personalities on Twitter, Instagram

    With the SoBeWFF just days away, celebrity chefs are leaving their hometowns to flood our sunny city with big personalities and debaucherous dalliances. This is their version of spring break, after all -- so anything can happen. This tendency towards troublemaking means you'd be wise to follow your ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    Birdman Got a Lady's Phone Number Last Night After Raining Points on the Mavs

    LeBron James came out of the All-Star break dropping bombs on your moms, assists on your sis, and dunks on your uncs on his way to a season high 42 points in the Heat's 117-106 win over the Mavs. LeBron added nine rebounds and six assists to the 50th 40-plus game of his career. After the game he off ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    Lure Fishbar Excels at the Simple Things

    Find a yellowtail jalapeño roll at your neighborhood sushi joint and compare it to the one served at Lure Fishbar. They look similar enough: Coiled nori and rice are crammed with wasabi-spiked fish and then topped with jalapeño. But inside the grand Loews Miami Beach Hotel, the yellowtail tastes d ... More >>

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    February 17, 2014

    Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Food as Art (Photos)

    The annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, now celebrating its 51st year, is one of the longest-established festivals in the country. Each Presidents' Day weekend, tens of thousands of people flock to the Grove to buy art in every medium and price range. And there is something for everyone -- from gian ... More >>

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    February 15, 2014

    The Dead Rabbit Pops Up at Patpong Road During SoBeWFF: Here's How to Get VIP Access

    The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog is one of the finest bars in New York, if not the world. Consisting of a casual tap room and upstairs parlor, this financial district gem is just a year old and has already won just about every accolade you can think of including being named World's Best New Cocktail ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Miami's Five Most Over-the-Top Desserts

    Dessert is always a luxury. However, there is a line, when that cherry on top of the dessert becomes just plain over-the-top. Miami, a town known for extravagance, is so indulgent in sweets that we are actually leaving out the Guinness World Record-holding $1,000 Golden Opulence Sundae at Serendip ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Valentine's Day Recipe: Four-Ingredient Raw Chocolate Mousse

    Valentine's Day is upon us, and for all you procrastinators out there, it's time to make with the drugstore chocolates and sidewalk stand flowers. But if your significant other is vegan -- or has other dietary restrictions -- you might be SOL. Handing a dairy-free eater a box of milk chocolates will ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    LeBron Won the NBA Dunk Contest Last Night

    Oh, so it's a dunk contest you want America? Well then, by all means, a dunk contest you shall have! LeBron followed up a day of butt hurt talking heads bashing him for not participating in their silly, outdated, doesn't count, nobody will remember in a week exhibition with a real live in-game disp ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Make This Heirloom Tomato and Mozzarella Salad For Valentine's Day

    Miami, you've been bragging about the wrong things. Sure, it's February, and, of course, the weather outside is sunny and warm. Yes, we've got beaches, ocean views, and, most importantly, David Beckham. But really, what we should be boasting about are our tomatoes. While the rest of the country ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Five Reasons Brunch Is So Overrated

    Express your unpopular opinion. That Twitter hashtag gave me the courage to admit the unthinkable: I really hate brunch. OK, I know what you're thinking. Whenever I admit this to someone, I'm confronted with looks of disbelief and the follow-up question, "Do you hate puppies?" Though I dressed up ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Meet the Three Floridians Competing in the Winter Olympics

    As native Floridians, we've always viewed the Winter Olympics as some sort of weird arctic elf games we'll never truly be able to comprehend. As it turns out, there are not that many Floridians who go on to compete in these frigid competitions compared to northern states. Though, this year there a ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Heat Outdunks Clippers: Blake Griffin Pretends to Godhood, Fails

    Good morning! While you were asleep last night, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers played future basketball, where people can fly, only dunks count, and playing defense is frowned upon. The Dunk counter ran out of batteries in this one, because all of the dunks happened, all shapes and size ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    Heat vs. Pistons: How Can LeBron Jump 200 Feet Into the Air?

    The Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 102-96 Monday night, starting what they can only hope is a post Super Bowl run that rivals the 27-game winning streak they enjoyed last season. The Big 3 combined for 71 points in the win, dominating from the start behind Wade and Bosh's 9-9 from the field ear ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Woman Penis-Slapped During Home Invasion Robbery

    A pair of Miami burglars added insult to injury during a bizarre home invasion turned sexual assault this morning. After forcing their way into a Brownsville house at gunpoint, one of the robbers proceeded to slap a helpless female victim in the face with his penis while demanding money. The robbe ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The Bent Fork: Simon Stojanovic Will Pop Up Mondays at the Federal

    Simon Stojanovic knows his way around good, local product. The Australian-born chef learned to respect farm-fresh products as Michael Schwartz's sous-chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and then mastered indigenous seafood at AltaMare, where he was executive chef for three years. He then opened T ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Cocktails, Cookware, and Chocolate

    Happy Friday. The weather is crisp and clear, which means it's the perfect time to head outdoors. No, we're not talking about camping. We're talking about eating chocolate, shopping for kitchen treasures, and then having some cocktails for charity. Just make sure you assign a designated driver to t ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    Sweet Dogs: Try the Mac and Cheese Hot Dog

    After eating healthy all year -- nearly three weeks! -- we just had to give in to temptation. The Super Bowl is around the corner and junk food is on our minds. It's time to trade in those salads and surrender to the ultimate guilty pleasure: a hot dog. Thankfully, Sweet Dogs in Flagami serves up s ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    Ludacris Instagrams Brunch at Icebox Cafe, Stogies at Deco Drive Cigars

    And now for the Miami New Times edition of "celebrities are just like us." Just like us, celebrities find themselves hungry. And even though they must have tremendous pressure to look better than us mere mortals (your mother might say you need to lose a few pounds, but at least you don't have to w ... More >>

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    January 7, 2014

    Blackbrick: It's Cold Outside -- Go for the Wonton Soup, Stay for the Bourbon Trifle

    It's cold, cold, cold today. And though we don't have the frost that the rest of the country is getting, there certainly is a nip in the air. This kind of weather calls for soup. Wonton soup from Blackbrick, Richard Hales' new midtown Chinese restaurant, to be exact. Open just about a month, the r ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Stephen Curry Is a Monster as Warriors Outgun Heat

    The Warriors unleashed a fury of unholy three-point terror on the Heat Thursday night, raining long balls aplenty in a 123 -114 win. Steph Curry was unconscious all night long, scoring 36 points on 8-15 from three, to go with his 12 assists. Former Florida Gator David Lee constantly killed the Heat ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Mi Vida Cafe: Tofu Sandwiches, Beets Tartare and Veggie Heaven

    If you think your resolution to eat healthy in 2014 means staying home and snacking on bland food, think again. Mi Vida Cafe adds some serious flavor into vegan food and puts it in a charming cafe. The restaurant welcomes you in with a cute courtyard and tables leading the way to an inviting and ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    Blackbrick Hosts Special Christmas Day Dinner

    The Saturday Night Live short, Christmastime for the Jews, pretty much summed up what happened in my household growing up. On December 25, as most of my friends stayed home for a family dinner, my parents drove the whole mishpocheh to Chinatown for an elaborate (and in those days exotic), dinner bef ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    Carla Pellegrino to Open Touche Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge at E11even

    Chef Carla Pellegrino has just announced the February opening of Touche Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge, atop the E11even Miami, a mega-nightclub that's being billed as both a nightclub and cabaret. See also: E11even Miami Owner Dennis DeGori: "There Will Be Topless and Nude Entertainment"

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