Lee KleinWhen I first espied the bottle of ChocoVine on the shelves of Publix -- "The taste of dutch chocolate and fine red wine" -- I just had to try it. I mean, as the company website puts it: "The right chocolate paired with the perfect wine can create a near-orgasmic taste experience." So thi ... More >>
Photo credit: Chris HegedusChef Jacquy Pfeiffer works on his chocolate sculpture during the MOF competition.If you're a French pastry chef, there's a chance your ambition in life is to wear a blue, white and red striped collar that shows you're among les meilleur craftsmen in France. But getting ... More >>
via thebrokenheartsclubberlin.blogspot.comIf we could live in any other city in the world besides Miami, it'd probably be Berlin. But while we wait on that work visa, we'll have to settle for a popular German dance party.
Broken Hearts Club Berlin started as a monthly event where "DJs, musician ... More >>
Perhaps you haven't heard of German DJ-producer Jannis Siopis yet. But if you're a genuine EDM lover, then you already know Berlin's Get Physical label, and Siopis has recently emerged as one of their most promising new artists.
A classically-trained musician who dropped the clarinet lessons in ... More >>
Don't run across the pond, pretty pink hologram horse!Over here at Crossfade, we have a soft spot for local band releases. So when ANR told us they were pushing the release of Stay Kids back from October to November, we were a little sad. But we waited, somewhat patiently. Now November's come and ... More >>
Photo by Cecile MaurelSteel Pulse founder David Hinds.In the run-up to massive reggae fest Bayside Rocks, Crossfade's already spoken with Frederick "Toots" Hibbert about the birth of reggae. We've also convened with Puerto Rican crew Cultura Profética. (Not to mention, we've spent the week revis ... More >>
Photo by Michael LionstarAuthor Joan Nathan has your haroset hookup.South Florida certainly has its share of Jews--it has been estimated the tri-county area of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach is home to about 10 percent of American Jews--so we wanted to share some culinary inspiration, especi ... More >>
myspace.com/anamanaguchiAnamanaguchi is freaking us out!The best thing about electronic music is its limitlessness. Having thrown aside the sonic limitations of rock's overdone guitar-bass-drums combo, synthesizer music can sound like virtually anything. And it does. Electronic music has spaw ... More >>
Marjorie Migliaccio, a.k.a. Bloody Mary, is one of Berlin techno's most darkly seductive new artists. The French-born DJ/producer first signed to Sender Records in 2006, and after three years of hard work, staking her place in Europe's underground EDM scene, she released 2009's critically-acclaim ... More >>
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Butchering up good taste.The days when humans had to eat every single piece of the animals they hunted to survive are long gone. But somebody forgot to tell that to the jokers who enjoy ingesting the following list of meat products. Some come straight from the co ... More >>
Yesterday we wrote about fabada Asturiana as a way to prepare for today's Spain-Germany soccer game. If you didn't start then, maybe you can celebrate la victoria with fabada. It's a traditional Spanish stew that requires time, patience, lots of meat, and a hearty appetite. Slowly ... More >>
The famous "R_co" SoundCloud profile image Since first launching in the summer of 2007, SoundCloud has emerged as one of the most innovative and popular online audio distribution platforms in the world, giving the MySpace artist network a run for its money. By allowing sound files to be distribut ... More >>
If you're either a) one of those that were bummed to have missed Enrique Bunbury, formerly of Heroes del Silencio, at The Fillmore yesterday, or b) were in fact at the Fillmore on said night, catching one of Spanish rock's old schoolers, than this show on Wednesday at the same spot is right up yo ... More >>
Morons of the Week comes early.Last November, we reported about the many angry creditors of a French-born charter-plane businessman named Mickael Cohen, who was accused of jilting everybody from Jay-Z to a Lamborghini dealer.
Then the Miami Herald ran a similar piece, and in March, Cohen email ... More >>
Lex-One and Mike Beatz have been staples in South Florida's hip-hop scene. Having released tons of group and solo projects (Monster Ink, Major League, more), they've shown that hip-hop is deep rooted in their sound. Fast forward to 2010, and these guys have transformed everything they've worked o ... More >>
DJ/producer Mauricio Barembuem a.k.a. Barem has been Argentina's number one techno export since alighting on the international scene in the mid 2000s. Having caught the ear of minimal techno magnate Richie Hawtin in 2006, Barem signed to his prestigious Minus label and remains one of its most cel ... More >>