Diego?! Is that you?A couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade were delighted to discover a new vid for the Jacuzzi Boys' "Glazin'," starring a bunch of singing vaginas. That's right, actual female genitals, shaved and dressed up to look like the Boys' singer Gabriel Alcala, bassist Danny Gon ... More >>
Swamp Stomp Music Festival 2010 from Robert Andrews on Vimeo.Like Travis Bickle said in Taxi Driver, "One day a real rain is gonna come and wash all this scum off the streets." When that day comes to Miami (maybe with a big hurricane this summer), and all the bullshit, plastic, glass, and concrete ... More >>
UMPD holds student at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity from Miami Hurricane on Vimeo. Jordan Chusid, a transfer student who originally attended UCF, was just about to leave campus after his first day attending University of Miami. Then he got an ol' Miami-style welcome: a gun to the head.&nbs ... More >>
WMC 2009 Public Enemy from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Yesterday's officially sanctioned WMC 2009 Public Enemy event, South Beach Sessions: The Terrordome Revisited, put DJ Lord, Chuck D and Professor Griff in a close-quarters Q&A session moderated by New Times music editor Arielle Castillo. The t ... More >>
Mexicans were representing heavy at Calle Ocho 2009. Check out this taco stand video. It's in Spanish. I can't understand all of it; if anybody does, leave a comment. Tacos With Mexicans from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.
Comida Latina from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.The raucous atmosphere of this year's Calle Ocho Festival belied a recessionary undercurrent. Sure the party was on and bangin', but as the Herald reports, seven fewer blocks were blocked off from street traffic than previous years, and as the video abov ... More >>
Paellas R Us from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Paellas R Us do just what they say, and they do it in a big way. Check out this monster seafood paella they hooked up with shrimp, scallops, mussels, and Spanish sausage for Calle Ocho. They were serving $5 plates that came with a heaping helping of the g ... More >>
Asadero Colombiano from Miami New Times on Vimeo.The Calle Ocho Festival 2009 took to the streets of Miami with what seemed like a crowd of 10 million drinking, dancing, party animals of all ages. They were hungry too. One of the many food vendors was Rancho Mateo Restaurant -- Asadero Colombiano fr ... More >>
EL CRISTO from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Though Little Havana is full of restaurants, yesterday's Calle Ocho festival saw many of Eighth Street's eateries closed for the party. El Cristo was wide open for business -- including a vendor tent out in front of the establishment serving roast chicken, fr ... More >>
Amid the hustle, bustle, crowds, and Miami heat of the Calle Ocho festival, I ducked into an open storefront yesterday and took an ice cream break. Teresita Tutti Frutti, owner of Tutti Frutti Ice Cream, took a minute to talk about the business. Her store is in the heart of Little Havana, so no surp ... More >>
Daily Bread Pinecrest from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.The Daily Bread Middle East Market has stood at the same location in Pinecrest since 1978. It was opened by husband and wife team Toufic and Rima Mazzawi and is now run by their sons Shaddy and Nicolas. The Daily Bread specializes in foods from ... More >>
Fushu Daiko from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Fushu Daiko is a South Florida Taiko Drum troupe with a dojo in Dania. According to Fushu Daiko's myspace, Taiko Drumming is a musical martial art hybrid involving traditional and modern rhythms and movements that developed in the 1950's.I caught a Fushu ... More >>
Viet Style from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Take a table-top tour of authentic Vietnamese cuisine featuring a rice and wonton noodle and vegetable dish, fried rice with Chinese sausage and vegetables, Vietnamese egg rolls, and a jelly dessert with tapioca pearl.
Boca Bubble Tea from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Boca Bubble Tea is an informal festival operation run by the Ward family. Bubble Tea is flavored sugar water with tapioca pearls at the bottom. Listen to Mr. Ward tell you about it.
Ian Martin is the brains behind Island Stylee Gourmet Ice Cream, an excellent product I had the opportunity to sample recently. Ian learned about homemade ice cream from a friend and then took the product development on himself seeing in a gourmet ice cream the wide open possibilities of a highly ma ... More >>
Belly Dancing By Shayna from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Professional Belly Dancer Shayna Lee Rogg knows how to move her hips. Belly Dancing By Shayna, her company, was a corporate sponsor of the 20th annual Asian Culture Festival and she performed for a large family audience on March 7, 2009. The F ... More >>
It's Like Coconut from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Here's an authentic Thai dessert, the name of which I can't pronounce (or find on the Internet). If anybody in the world knows what it is, leave a comment. It's delicious and fun to watch being made.
Sophia's Thai and Korean from MiamiNewTimesBlogs on Vimeo.Sophia's Thai and Korean has been a vendor at the Asian Culture Festival for 18 years. This year, Sophia was serving some fine foods including a spicy bamboo-strip dish, chicken wings, mixed vegetables, the great-tasting fish on a stick (AKA ... More >>
Thai Spring Rolls from Miami New Times on Vimeo.This past weekend, the Dade County Parks and Rec and Thai-American Association sponsored the annual Asian Culture Festival, now in its 20th year at Homestead's Fruit & Spice Park. It gave fairgoers the unique opportunity to experience the cu ... More >>
Nirala Sweets from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Nirala Sweets Restaurant, winner of Broward Palm Beach New Time's "Best Sticky Sweets" in 2006, creates a variety of authentic, homemade desserts straight from secret Indian/Pakistani recipes. Check out the selection they had available at the Asian Cultur ... More >>
Asian Fusion Cuisine from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Pancit, Turron, Chicken Adobo -- these are all traditional Filipino dishes, and they were all presented by a family catering company called Asian Fusion Cuisine at the Asian Culture Festival on March 7, 2009. Those interested in Asian Fusion C ... More >>
Flashback Diner Hallandale from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Flashback Diner in Hallandale Beach has been serving the 24-hour eating needs of South Florida for a long time. The guy in the video, John Pozzi, says he's been eating there 40 years, since before it was Flashback. Pozzi was sitting at the ... More >>
Best Sushi In World? from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Goto Sushi Express is a great little sushi joint around Biscayne and 54th. Check out this video interview slash rolling demo with the husband-and-wife team that owns and operates the place. With sushi as with most everything, ain't nothin' like t ... More >>
River Oyster Bar from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Ever wondered what wine goes good with oysters? Well, Marita Leonard from the River Oyster Bar, just south of downtown Miami, will be happy to tell you. She gained her expertise in pairing wines to food by "drinking a lot, eating a lot, and reading a ... More >>
Naughty Natalia from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Naughty Natalia (host of our best Rock Radio Program award 2006) is to South Florida rock radio what beer is to whiskey, a perfect match. You can catch her live everyday on 93.1 FM from 10am - 4pm during her midday show after Bubba the Lovesponge, but y ... More >>
Beer Girls from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.There are many facets of the food service industry that stretch beyond the boundaries of culinary endeavours. For example, working the beer concession at a Motley Crue concert. Let us take you into that world for a minute. Find out about Rod Stewart, Denni ... More >>
Meat Carving Station from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Motley Crue has come a long way. You think they were serving casino quality beef and turkey at their early LA shows? Hell no. Check out this carving station they had in the lobby of the Hard Rock Live last night for the Crue show. 8 bucks for a p ... More >>
VIP Elevator from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Last night at the Motley Crue show at Hard Rock Live Dennis Rodman showed his support for the band and their music from the VIP bar.
Bengal Indian Cuisine from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Bengal Indian Cuisine restaurant at NE 20th and Biscayne Boulevard specializes in "modern Indian" food, but its influences range from traditional Northern Indian to Central Asian and Bangladeshi cooking. Owner Mainul Chowdhury's native country is B ... More >>
Helping Organize Music Entertainment from Miami New Times on Vimeo.The DIY venue movement is a growing phenomenon in Miami's urban core and suburbs. Maybe it's being spurred on by the current economic climate, or maybe people are just sick of the same old sameness of commercial nightlife. Whatever t ... More >>
What the Hell Is She Crab Soup? from Miami New Times on Vimeo.One of the greatest things about livin' in South Florida is our proximity to the Florida Keys. Calypso's Seafood Grill has been standing at mile marker 99.5 in Key Largo, Monroe County, for 14 years. It's not the cheapest place down south ... More >>
Middle Eastern Festival from Miami New Times on Vimeo.The Coral Gables Middle Eastern Festival at The Cathedral of St. George featured food, drink, arts, crafts, and bounce houses. Nothing Middle Eastern about bounce houses, but hey, the kids love 'em. The Cathedral of St. George
Italian-Style Roasted Swordfish from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Ever wanted to make swordfish roasted inside parchment paper with tomatoes, olives, and capers? Chef Odel Arencibia from The Capital Grille Miami shows you how. This simple Italian dish has great flavor and aroma. Don't feel like doi ... More >>
Holleman's Restaurant of Miami Springs @ Food & Wine from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Holleman's Restaurant of Miami Springs was representing at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in a big way. They brought 7,000 portions of their Black Angus aged New York strip topped with cippolini onions g ... More >>
Porcini Cream of Mushroom Soup from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Odel Arencibia is executive chef of and partner in The Capital Grille Miami. His restaurant has just teamed up with Tuscan winemaker Castello Banfi and is offering a special promotion from February 23 to April 5, 2009, to celebrate. They i ... More >>
The YOLO Grill from Miami New Times on Vimeo.I recently spent a couple hours shooting the kitchen at YOLO (You Only Live Once) in downtown Ft, Lauderdale. It's a real classy joint serving simple American food cooked in a high quality manner using fine ingredients. Check out this grill video to get a ... More >>
Inventing Kin from gold dickenson productions on Vimeo. In last year's Best of Miami, Gold Dickenson Productions walked away with our coveted "Best Movie Shot on Location" award for Pencil Fighting: The Life and Times of Team Balderdash. Now the team is back with another locally shot film, Inventi ... More >>
Behind The Line - Jonathan Eismann Talks Pacific Time from Miami New Times on Vimeo. In this Short Order Behind The Line exclusive video clip, hear Pacific Time owner Chef Jonathan Eismann talk about his restaurant's move from Lincoln Road to the Design District. Short Order Behind The Line was rece ... More >>
Chef Allen Talks Sustainable Fish from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Chef Allen Susser, owner of Chef Allen's restaurant in Aventura and the innovator of New World cuisine, talks about the importance of sustainable fish to our local economy, environment, and his restaurant's menu. Learn more at ChefAllen ... More >>
52: Pizza Guy from rakontur on Vimeo.Miami's digital auteurs, Rakontur, caught this classic South Beach food-related violent club incident on tape as part of its Clubland Miami web series. The pizza this pain-glutton lunatic is eating appears to be Papa Johns. I placed a call to their 15th street lo ... More >>
Cheech And Chong Drink Bongwater from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Cheech and Chong are great Americans, even though they are Mexican and Canadian. They performed at the South Beach Comedy Festival 2009 and I caught up with them backstage to ask food questions for Short Order. They told me about pussy, ... More >>
Liberty City Breakfast from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Gus Garcia's feature story this week explores the world of Basic Training Delivery Academy in Miami's Liberty City. Here's a video detailing the Sunday breakfast ritual they offer free to the community. Click here to read the full article.
Enterprising videographer Jacob Katel spent a night in Pastor Vincent Spann's Basic Training Deliverance Academy, which is featured in this week's New Times' feature story, Holy Hustler. The video documents conversations and give a great glimpse into this wild boot camp/addict rehab/Pentecos ... More >>
Artie Lange Live From Miami from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Artie Lange is the greatest American storyteller since Mark Twain. This motherfucker is hilarious. Artie Lange was in Miami promoting his book "Too Fat To Fish," at Books & Books in Coral Gables. Artie was drinking wat ... More >>
Brisco - Underground Money from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Follow Brisco from his performance onstage at the Miami Tattoo Expo 2009, through the Miami Beach Convention Center, and into the parking lot in this exclusive New Times music interview.
The brain-trust behind Cocaine Cowboys and its sequel are now exposing the nasty underbelly of the nightlife business. This week