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    March 22, 2013

    Packaged Food Kills: Too Much Sodium From Infancy to Adulthood

    At a meeting of the American Heart Association yesterday, data was presented that indicates there are high levels of sodium in packaged food made for toddlers. I've gotten flack about this column for my stance that food should bear clear and obvious labels that show nutritional and artificial-swee ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival Stage Collapses During Sound Check, Several "Critically" Injured UPDATED

    A stage has collapsed in Bayfront Park during a sound check for this weekend's Ultra Music Festival, injuring several and sending police cruisers and ambulances swarming to the park. At least three people are en route to local hospitals and several more are being treated at the scene, Gossip Extra r ... More >>

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    March 12, 2013

    Khong River House Review: Boat Noodles, Cool Digs, and Hot Hooch in SoBe

    Khong River House is buzzing on a chilly Friday night. Waiters add to the clamor, adeptly pronouncing Thai ingredients such as khaep mu (crisp pork rinds) and nam prik num (green chili pepper salsa). Across the dining room, hipsters, bloggers, and socialites cram tightly packed tables. They tweet, I ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend

    We can bitch and complain all we want about our laborious weekdays at work, but when it comes to the weekend, the bitching needs to stop. Ain't nobody got time fo' anything besides chocolate festivals, beer festivals, and Calle Ocho. So quit your complaining and start planning your sure-to-be-awes ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    World of Beer Coming to Midtown Miami in April

    It's official, the third Miami outpost of World of Beer is making its way to midtown. The Tampa-based brew lover's paradise will be throwing open its doors this April. It's only been a year since the Dadeland location started tapping kegs and screening sports -- and less than that for Kendall. But ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    The Embassy: Eclectic Buena Vista Fare

    The route from downtown Miami or South Beach to Buena Vista's restaurant strip traverses the posh Design District, a neighborhood speckled with Christian Louboutin stilettos and a luxury flagship shop by Hermès. Just a few blocks north is Little Haiti, where many families eke out a living with annu ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Naked Vegan Cooking Is a Thing Now — Make It Stop (Photos)

    We can call vegans a lot of things: weirdly connected to the planet, strangely into fake cheese, but this really takes the dairy-and-egg-free cake. Naked vegan cooking is a thing now where vegans take pictures of themselves cooking vegan dishes in their birthday suits. Sometimes they're alone; some ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    The Miami Heat Make a Harlem Shake Video Because Why The Hell Not?

    When you're kicking ass on the court, you can pretty much do whatever you want off of it. The Chicago Bears had the "Super Bowl Shuffle" back in 1986. Now the Miami Heat have made their claim to this year's meme, the Harlem Shake.And a helluva claim it is, with King James prancing around in a crown ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    You'd think food bloggers' jobs would be easy. Go out, eat, write. Go out, eat, write. Drink, go out, drink, write, drink. It's kind of not like that at all. We spend more time running around the city than we do actually sitting at a table and eating. A perfect example is the South Beach Wine & ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Sweet Saloon: Get Chocolate Wasted With Cocktails and Dessert Treats

    Sugar and booze are an intoxicating combo (some studies say it gets you drunkety drunker). If so, then Sweet Saloon should leave us all kinds of buzzed. The newest addition to the mezzanine level of Moonchine Asian Bistro, this spot serves sweet treats, cocktails, and jazzy beats Wednesday and Satu ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    New Times' Artopia Tomorrow in Coral Gables: Eat, Drink, and Be Arty

    If you've been on the beach (or at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival) too much recently, it's time to add a little culture to your diet, at New Times' fifth annual Artopia.Tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Coral Gables Museum will transform into an epic celebration of ar ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Fieri, Zimmern, Deen, Zakarian Do the Harlem Shake (Video)

    This year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival seemed tame in comparison to some other years. We didn't witness any snockered chefs, fistfights, or Paula Deen riding anyone like a pony. Even Anthony Bourdain played nice at the Grand Tasting Village (possibly because he was in the presenc ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    SoBeWFF Southern Brunch: "Best Food of the Festival," says Schrager

    People often say Miami isn't quite part of the South. Yet Magic City chefs put out the best food at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Southern Brunch at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel late Sunday morning, even if they didn't have the longest lines. A little more than an hour into the event Em ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    SoBeWFF Unkind to Vegetarians

    If you didn't get to partake in any of the epic adventures that went down this past weekend at the SoBeWFF - we're so sorry. It was everything we could have possibly imagined -- nothing less than the Garden of Eden; Shangri-La; Nirvana. There were copious quantities of cocktails, edible swag, sauced ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Short Order on Social Media: Your Source for the Wildest Times at SoBeWFF

    Yesterday, the hordes invaded Miami Beach for 96 hours of drinking, eating, and schmoozing their way across the sand. The South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SoBeWFF) has finally arrived. And Short Order will be there to clue you in on the craziest, drunkest, most gluttonous moments of the weekend ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Are You A Wine Snob? Find Out in Time for the Festival

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Think about the last time you shared a bottle of vino with friends. Unless you're a group of uppity wine connoisseurs or sommeliers, chances are the wine in your glass mean ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Ten Twitter Handles to Follow During SoBeWFF

    Can't make it to this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival? We hear ya. Tickets are kind of expensive. Fret not. Luckily, Twitter allows complete strangers to pry into the lives of those who live publicly, like Cooking Channel and Food Network idols, for instance. This year, experience SoBe ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Miami's Best Fish Markets

    It was a warm Sunday afternoon, and Brickell's high-rises loomed on the hazy horizon beyond the nearby Miami River. Quaint fishing boats bobbed on the water's rippling surface, and rays of sunlight glimmered upon the soft waves. But a few steps from these quiet waters, dozens of shoppers elbowed ea ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    James Beard Announces 2013 Semifinalists: Miami Gets Several Nods

    The James Beard Foundation has just announced its semifinalists in the restaurant and chef categories for 2013, and South Florida has seven reasons to be very proud.This is actually the beginning of the long road to winning a coveted James Beard Award. The semifinalist list will be whittled down Mar ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Intriguing Food Art (Photos)

    One of Miami's most enduring events is the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, now celebrating its 50th year.Each President's Day weekend, tens of thousands of people attend this world-famous art festival to purchase and ponder art in every medium and price point -- from eight-foot tall kinetic scul ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Marco Rubio Selling Water Bottles... For Real!

    Look, ya gotta hand it to Marco Rubio. The young, conservative senator from Florida choked -- literally and figuratively -- while on national live television during the Republican response to the State of the Union address.The senator appeared sweaty and flustered before reaching for a bottle of wat ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Shake Shack Introduces New Dogs, Drink, and Dessert

    Restaurateur Danny Meyer's Shake Shack has released four new items nationwide and we were invited to the Coral Gables location to try them out. The first item is the blood orange lemonade ($2.50 - $3.15). It tastes more like a punch than a lemonade, but you can definitely taste the lemonade influen ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Borgore's Set Gets Cut Short at Story on South Beach: "I Hate Everything, I Want to Fight"

    Who could've guessed that Israeli dubstepper and Miley Cyrus collaborator Borgore's set would be cut short at Story Nightclub on South Beach this past weekend? Well, how about @BlakeMinto1, a local Twitter user and "DJ/Producer" who spent Friday night wondering: "Borgore sucks why do people wanna g ... More >>

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    February 9, 2013

    José Andrés Tweets Graphic Photo of Dead Game, Responds to His Followers' Disapproval

    José Andrés drew much criticism today after Tweeting a graphic photo of dead deer and wild boars. The caption of the photo, which shows a pool of blood in the background, read "A good hunting day! Un buen dia de Caza." Almost immediately, his followers fired back with messages of insensitivity, s ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    Paula DaSilva's 1500: From Rabbit Tacos to Black Grouper w/ Boniato

    If middle America could manifest the Miami of their dreams - it would probably look a lot like the Eden Roc Renaissance. Glamorous, celeb-studded and sweeping, this resort mainstay is a destination unto itself, and their on-site restaurant, 1500, is known for their farm-to-table steakhouse-style eat ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    Since we can't all be in New Orleans this weekend cheering on our favorite teams (by the way, are you a Ravens or a 49ers fan?) the party is just going to have to come to us. And, sure, we're under a lot of national humiliation right now with Dan Marino's affair and love child gone public and all ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Leonardo DiCaprio Spotted in Wynwood; The Social Lubricant Lounge To Open During Art Walk

    Mark Dorfman, along with father-son duo Igor & Fred Niznik is giving the Wynwood community and its lovable hipster culture a place to get loose. It's a 1927 single-family home that's been conserved till now, like a fine bottle of wine. TSL or The Social Lubricant lounge will have its grand openi ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Great Finds at Brickell's Oriental Bakery & Grocery, but Don't Tell Them You're With New Times

    The wafting smell of shawarma and freshly baked pita bread greets customers as they mosey into Oriental Bakery and Grocery. It's one of just a handful of Middle Eastern specialty markets in Greater Miami. In fact, it was the first of its kind in South Florida, having opened 41 years ago. It's ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Super Bowl: Best Deals and Contests for the Big Game (Video)

    The big game is only a few days away, and with it comes a host of marketing opportunities, commercials, promotions, contests, and giveaways. Each year, execs at major food and beverage companies wrack their brains for ways to get you, the consumer, to laugh, cry, and pull out your wallet before, dur ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    Top Ten Pop Twitter Twats: From Bruno to Britney and Bieber

    The battle of the mindless pop star drones is real and gory, and the bloody fields of war are found on constantly refreshing Twitter feeds. Lady Gaga and her little monsters have just been unseated as the most obnoxious and numerous fans on the planet. Justin Bieber and his army of Beliebers have s ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Here Are Renderings of a Renovated Sun Life Stadium; Team Clarifies They Aren't Threatening to Move

    This morning came news that the Miami Dolphins were ready to finally officially ask for cool $400 million to renovate the aging Sun Life Stadium. During the official press conference the team unveiled photos of what the face lift would actually look like.Team owner Stephen Ross also made what some t ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Bloom's Dim Sum-Days: Bites and Sake on Sundays (Photos)

    Dim sum was a favorite weekend treat where I grew up in New York. On Sundays, we would head over to Chinatown and feast on tiny steamed dumplings, egg rolls, meat-filled buns, fried shrimp, and the occasional chicken foot.Little steamers on carts would be wheeled around the dining room, allowing you ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    When Rebecca Black made that horrific music video "Friday," the only thing the poor girl wanted to convey was that it was just freakin' Friday. There is no soul out there that doesn't rejoice after hearing the news that it's the last day of the work week, when a full 48 hours of relaxation are on de ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Capriccio On The River Coming Soon

    A new restaurant is opening on the Miami River. A sign has risen in front of the walkway of the swanky high-rise Brickell on the River's North Tower, near Tobacco Road and The Capital Grille. Follow the brown-brick road and you're led to the back end of the tower where there's a huge terrace and wal ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    Kitchen 305: All-You-Can-Eat Lobster and Stone Crab Cheap This Week

    Fishing for dinner plans tonight? Look no further. Kitchen 305 at Newport Hotel and Resort has plenty lobster and stone crab to go around a couple times for those who appreciate its sweet, succulent meat of the gods. In fact, they're making such a big deal of the affair, it's a two-day party. ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Edible Flowers Made Easy According to Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms

    When it comes to cuisine, aesthetic appeal is half (or 1/4 of) the battle, just ask the Iron Chefs. And what's more aesthetically appealing than a delicate flower? Luckily, there are plenty of beautiful blossoms you can actually eat. Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms is the local expert on edible ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Freddy E. Commits Suicide and Kat Stacks Calls Honey Cocaine the "Murderer"

    "Fuck... my... life." Those were among the last words of a 22-year-old MC named Freddy E. (born Frederick Eugene Buhl) who published 16 distraught Twitter updates in 107 minutes on Saturday, January 5, before killing himself. Among the speculated motives for Buhl's suicide: A breakup with Toronto ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    Is This the New Miami Dolphins Logo?

    The Miami Dolphins hinted earlier this year that they might soon change their logo, and at first we figured the change would only be minimal. After all, the team has been using variations of the same basic "jumping helmeted dolphins in the sun" motif for its entire existence, but then came word that ... More >>

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    December 25, 2012

    Best Foods to Sneak Into the Movie Theater on Christmas Day

    In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Khong River House: Northern Thai Food and True Confessions

    Khong River House may have opened just days ago, but on a Thursday evening, the place was already as lively as its sister establishment Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Like Yardbird, Khong's colors are warm. Repurposed Thai shipping crates serve as wood wall decor. Edison bulbs cast a warm copper ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Apocalypse Gift Guide: Zombie Jerky, Brain Eater's Bible and More

    According to some interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, the world will end today, December 21, 2012 (this is, of course, despite the fact that everyone -- including NASA -- has said otherwise).Even if you believe such things, it's uncertain whether our world and everything on it will just s ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Five Winter Beers For Your Christmas Feast

    As if there weren't already enough reasons to look forward to the holidays (vacation time; copious amounts of food; presents) - seasonal beers add an extra bit of holiday cheer. (In part thanks to a healthy buzz they inspire, but we digress.) Since we're such huge beer lovers here at Short Order (d ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Gingerbread Gangnam, LeBron, Honey Boo Boo and More: How Sweet Was 2012!

    2012 has been a wild ride. It was good, it was bad - it was horrific. And like every year, we were utterly enthralled by various celebrities (human and animal) and often absurd antics. How much work productivity this year was lost on Googling Grumpy Cat memes and watching Gangnam Style parodies? S ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Beer, Bacon, Spam, and Pickles: Ten Wacky Xmas Ornaments

    For foodies like us, the holiday season is all about eating, drinking and well, eating some more. Seriously, it's why we wear stretch pants for the entire month of December. To carry the tradition past the table -- there are all kinds of funky food and drink themed decorations to give your home tha ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Epcot's Alcohol: Drinking Around at the Booze Counters & Carts

    If you're over 21 and without offspring, Epcot is the ideal Disney destination. After all, their 11 international pavilions feature alcoholic treats from the countries of origin. From Jagermeister to champagne, you can get your buzz on all over the world. Read also: - Disney Treats Make You Fat, Sa ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Gramps Bar's Gator Show at Soft Opening

    This weekend saw approximately 10,378 Basel-related events. And despite the attraction of porn-as-art; an erotic candy-themed carnival ride and pop-ups galore - one of the most talked about attractions was an old school Florida tradition: the gator show. Read also: - Art Basel: The Most Artistic Co ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Art Basel: P.Diddy, Kanye, Demi, Lenny and More in Celebrity Wrap-Up (Photos)

    Art Basel 2012 has come and gone, leaving us with nothing more than a few hundred Instargram shots, a parking ticket, an empty bank account, and some blistered up feet. And yet, there were so many moments that were captured. So much life that was packed into those few short days.Who better to savor ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Working Farmer Style: Watch This Amazing Gangnam Parody

    "Gangnam Style" has embedded so deeply into our brains, we're saving up for a partial lobotomy to remove that completely annoying yet oh-so-catchy song/video by (we're praying) one-hit-wonder PSY.

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    December 5, 2012

    Jonathan Cheban and Kim Kardashian Lunch While He Awaits the Opening of Sushi MiKasa

    Kardashian pal, reality television personality, and restaurateur Jonathan Cheban is putting the final touches on the South Beach outpost of his Brooklyn eatery, Sushi MiKasa.The restaurant, which was slated to open in time for Art Basel, isn't quite ready, but the Brooklyn flagship did mention that ... More >>

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    December 1, 2012

    Mega Walgreens Debuts Today: 24 Hour Wine, Beer, Cheese, and Sushi

    Introducing the new Walgreens, your 24-hour-a-day one-stop source for aspirin, Red Bull, sunscreen, condoms, fresh sushi and fine cheeses.What?  Oh yes. You're reading this correctly.  Walgreens is debuting its flagship 8,000th store today, December 1, featuring the following luxe items:

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