A recent survey asked Latin American citizens to choose the city in which they'd most like to live. They overwhelming picked Miami, with just less than a fourth of the vote. Which once again proves the Magic City really is the capital of Latin America.
Medialunas Calentitas debuted quietly in Brickell nearly three months ago. The fledgling restaurant chain from Punta del Este, Uruguay has locations in its founding city, as well as Montevideo and José Ignacio. It has a presence in Paraguay and Brazil, too. Its Brickell outpost, located at 919 Bric ... More >>
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See also Coral Way Brings the Flavors of the World to Miami, Part One.For a taste of Uruguay, you can skip the 7,000 miles it takes to travel from Greece to the South American country and walk down Coral Way to NW 12th Avenue to Zuperpollo.A wooden sign hanging from the entrance of Zuperpollo, El Ga ... More >>
Tango music is so sexy that women's juices flow as soon as they hear its sultry sound. The music -- born of a mix between African and European influences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay -- has been leaving dance floors sticky, hot, and wet since the 1890s. The dance involve ... More >>
The Miami Wine & Spirits Expo will hold its second annual shindig at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Friday, February 24 through Monday, February 27 -- the same weekend as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. And this year, Victor Passalacqua, the Culinary and Special Eve ... More >>
Tango Conspiracy's Jimena Fama.The tango has a gloriously twisted history. And Tango Conspiracy, led by Buenos Aires-bred, Miami-based singer, songwriter, and taskmaster Jimena Fama, is only the latest chapter. Invented by ex-slaves and peasants, the tango was born on the banks of the Río d ... More >>
What is more romantic for Valentine's Day than champagne and caviar? The finest caviar is traditionally harvested from wild sturgeon in the Caspian and Black Seas. The rarest and most expensive is from the beluga sturgeon which produces pea-size eggs that are soft and delicate. But today one can ... More >>
Photo by Christina StaalstromFrom the moment you meet Pablo Liberato you sense that here is someone who is truly passionate about his meat. As the owner of Gaucho Ranch, this self-proclaimed health enthusiast spends his day touting the benefits of grass fed meat. No hormones, no antibiotics, no g ... More >>
Latin America celebrated it's first official gay marriage yesterday, as two gay rights activists tied the knot in Argentina thanks to a legal loophole. Argentina's constitution doesn't specifically define marriage between a man and a woman, effectively leaving the interpretation up to local official ... More >>
There's been a lot of ink spilled in recent years over the potential dangers inherent in our food supply chain. Still, the piece by Michael Moss this past Saturday in The New York Times could scare just about anyone into a lifetime of hamburger abstinence. You can, and should, check out the entire a ... More >>
Ever since wandering away from the pseudo-industrial barrios of their native Uruguay almost a half-decade ago, the dark, druggy boys of Monoblock -- Martin TC and Guikle -- have survived and thrived by zigzagging through the secret underground tunnels that connect all international party meccas. ... More >>
Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & LatAm Grill in Coconut Grove is a happening spot next to Coco Walk. Short Order went Behind The Line during last Thursday night's Recession Decompression featuring a $20 food and drink deal. Customers were treated to 3 drinks (beer, wine or cocktail) and a new hors d'o ... More >>
Untwist those panties: Bacon is good for you!1. ChocolateTwo words: Flavonoids. Antioxidants. Dark chocolate, more than 70 percent cocoa, has both of them, and they destroy evil free radicals, lower blood pressure, and balance hormones. The folks at Galler Chocolate, a candymaker from Belgium, will ... More >>
Highlights come from all over the Southern Hemisphere.
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that should ... More >>
Bajofondo dredges wide and deep.
Bigamy charges and dozens of people busted after fake weddings: It must be South Florida.
Art and films from our Latin counterparts
At this hidden lunch joint, you'll get some super pollo
With an Oscar-night debacle behind him, songwriter Jorge Drexler keeps the focus on the storms within
Bajofondo Tango Club presents Supervielle Surco/Universal
Classic rockero Nito Mestre hits Miami -- and he may stay awhile
Become a Roos fan in five easy steps
Jaime Roos sings of exile, Uruguayan superstardom, and his love for the Beatles
Don't call this Alton Road restaurant simply Argentine, call it pan-Latin tasty
For five minutes, all the world's your stage at the No Shames show
Los Piojos Ritual "Delanuca"
Los Piojos Verde Paisaje del Infierno "Delanuca"
This year's festival has lots to offer from lots of Latin countries, though generally on the light side
July 1 - 7, 1999
November 5 - 11, 1998
Forget Jerry and Phil. When it comes to Spanish TV, Miami's own Pedro Sevcec is the tiger of talk.