It's difficult to believe, but the holidays are almost upon us. This is the time of year to get nostalgic about some of the restaurants we've loved and lost. Some of them had been around since we were kids, some came and went like a flash of lightning, but all captured our hearts. One thing is cer ... More >>
New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>
They don't make them like Rascal House anymore.It's one of the great tragedies of life. A favorite restaurant, diner, eatery or even a hot dog stand disappears -- sometimes in its prime. There's nothing to do about it. Nobody to complain to. There's only heartfelt reminiscing with others wh ... More >>
Lee KleinObama should have gone with pastrami -- a more assertive meat than corned beef.It has been widely reported that President Obama and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek stopped by Jerry's Famous Deli on South Beach after their fundraiser at the Fontainebleau. Never mind that the Prez ordered one of t ... More >>
Michael Carter, Dole's Executive Vice President and General Counsel said of a Miami judge's ruling that Dole won't have to pay Nica farmworkers $97 million, "The Court's ruling indicates that corruption and a total lack of due process is the norm for the Nicaragua judicial system." [RTTnews]CSI Miam ... More >>
The Famous Kosher Restaurant fills a coming void and then some.
It's the tops in Florida. And the banks are eating it up.
Where's the beef going? "I didn't want to change it," Isaac Starkman told me a few years back when asked about his strategy for renovating Wolfie Cohen's Rascal House. "I wanted to perpetuate it." And for good reason, as during one thirteen-year period alone the landmark delicatessen in Sunny Isle ... More >>
Maxim on Miami: "the greatest city on earth," where we dine under and with the stars, warts and all
Charred kitchens leave scars on patrons and owners alike
Jerry's Famous Deli Inc.
A power-crazed mayor, angry citizens, a state attorney's investigation. Is this any way to run a city?
Sue for Your Supper
Eisenhower was president, shark-finned Cadillacs ruled the highways, and Miami Beach was the nightlife capital of the Western Hemisphere