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    July 28, 2014

    Yelp Celebrates Its Ten-Year Anniversary with The Yelpies (Photos)

    No matter how you feel about Yelp, there is one indisputable fact: They throw some kick ass parties. Locals got a taste of the elaborate Yelp bashes this weekend with the Yelpies. Held at the Coral Gables Art Museum, the Yelpies celebrated the company's ten-year anniversary with tons of gratis food, ... More >>

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    January 10, 2014

    Club Madonna, Where 13-Year-Old Allegedly Stripped, Is Miami's Worst Strip Club, Reviewers Say

    One of Miami's most recognizable strip clubs, perched along the heavily-touristed Washington Avenue, may also be one of its worst, reviewers from Yelp to Club Planet to Foursquare claim. Club Madonna shot into headlines earlier this week when Miami Beach police and the county's Human Trafficking Ta ... More >>

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    January 7, 2014

    PlantEaters App Helps You Find Veg-Friendly Restaurants in Miami

    It's no secret that veg-friendly restaurants are few and far between in Miami. The Magic City is more about pork than produce. But with the (free!)PlantEaters app, vegans and vegetarians can find meat-free options at restaurants of all kinds, from juice bars to steak houses. This makes eating out ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    Chayhana Oasis: Uzbek Food Including Chebureks and Lagmans

    Chayhana Oasis in Sunny Isles is a surprisingly enchanting Uzbek restaurant only accessible from one side of 163rd St. After you arrive on the correct side of the street, you have to find the visitor parking ramp above and away from the restaurant, and ride down the elevator. Then you'll see a mural ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Free Mimosas, Bites at Moonchine, and More

    If Miami was your girlfriend (be it the dating kind or the platonic kind), what would you do with her this weekend? There are plenty of options (like Flugtag at Bayfront Park, and DWNTWN Art Days, and so on) but there is also an Italian dinner in South Beach, a sports bar grand opening happening in ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013
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    September 19, 2013
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    September 16, 2013

    Should South Florida Impose a One-Day Waiting Period on Tattoos?

    A distinguished, handsome Italian gentleman saunters into a Miami Beach tattoo shop that's drenched in purple neon light. He's out of place in multiple ways. First off, it's a hot July evening, and he's bundled up in a long beige scarf. Second, he's dressed straight out of GQ with his leather boat s ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Yelp Pours It On: $6 Cocktails and Bartender Battles All September Long

    Social portal and user-review meccaYelp is all about educating the masses on the eats, drinks and other diversions cities have to offer. Be it godawful service or orgasmic edibles - Yelpers are the ultimate experts. Yelp Miami's newest endeavor is designed to introduce folks to the 305's mixology l ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Ten Reasons to Avoid Starbucks

    Choose your favorite synonym for swillAs much as we all love to hate corporate America (hell, we're an alt-weekly, it's kind of our shtick) -- it has one big asset: convenience. After all, with 60-hour work weeks, bicycle bar crawls and that pesky need for sleep, ain't nobody got time for consumer r ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

    Have you accepted that you're a hipster? Probably not. It's in your nature to deny it. Shit, even that is becoming cliche. On most nights, though, you're inadvertently (or deliberately?) trendsetting at a handful of offbeat, edgy boozing spots around town. We know you don't want us to blow up ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Miami Feeds Bonnaroo; GastroPod Returns for 2013 Food Truck Oasis

    With the exception of Rachel R., an "Elite Squad" member on Yelp, epicures and live-music enthusiasts alike will appreciate that Bonnaroo's Food Truck Oasis is back for a third straight year. Highlighting some of the South's finest meals-on-gastronomically-custom-wheels, the Oasis lineup is nearly ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    100 Montaditos Opens New Location in Brickell, Launching New Menu

    Like a pair of frisky rabbits, the 100 Montaditos chain is rapidly reproducing. This week, the South Florida empire officially expanded to Brickell, taking the total of local outposts to a whopping ten in less than two years. That's some Duggar-speed baby-making. Read also: - 100 Montaditos Opens ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Voice Media Group Drops Trademark Lawsuit Against Yelp

    Voice Media Group, which owns the Miami New Times, settled it's less than two-week old trademark infringement lawsuit with Yelp over Yelp's use of "Best Of" lists. No money changed hands. Yelp agreed to stop using the trademarked name and return will revert to "Best of Yelp [City Name]." In return ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    100 Montaditos: Yelpers Let Loose During Kendall's First-Ever Yelp Event

    Tuesday, saguesera Yelpers rejoiced at the first ever Yelp event held in Kendall. Of course, Yelp being the adorable hipster it is, the event was held at a trendy spot, namely the 100 Montaditos on Kendall Drive.The joint was "four-square" full and teeming with foodies. Fortunately the staff was wel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Obama-Hugging Florida Pizza Maker Facing Boycott, Yelp Abuse

    Scott Van Duzer made headlines around the world on Sunday when he lifted President Obama off the ground in a back-cracking bear hug that amazingly didn't result in a swift Tasering by Secret Service agents.The hug has resulted in Van Duzer's business becoming the most politically debated pizza shop ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    New "Talk to the Manager" Allows Diners to Text Complaints to Restaurants

    Talk to the Manager, a new text message service, gives diners the opportunity to send complaints and praises directly to a restaurant's manager and owner.The creators of Talk to the Manager launched the business to help restaurants help themselves before unhappy customers slam them on public forum s ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Yelp Launches Beret Cinema Club at O Cinema

    ​"Drunk and a movie" is the new "dinner and a movie," says Rony M., an Elite Yelper as indicated by his "Elite 12' " status to the right of his mini profile pic. Starting Wednesday, the new Yelp Beret Cinema Club will host its first ever filmophile event at O Cinema. In addition to screening fine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    The Science Behind the Fishy Smell in Smelly Fish

    via Redbubble.comThe stink even fish want to avoid​You want to eat fresh fish. You want it glazed, or baked in parchment with fresh dill and lemon. You want the skin crisp from the broiler and the meat moist and juicy. Instead, you're looking down at a plate of stinky fish in all of its odoriferou ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    August 4, 2011
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    July 14, 2011

    Dine Out on Half Your Dollars During Yelp Eats Week

    Lesley ElliottMorgan's in Midtown.​Yelp Eats 2011 is officially on this week, with participating restaurants offering 50 percent off a special selection of menu items through Sunday. Build your own prix fixe dinner from an assortment of starters, entrées, and desserts; just ask for the "Yelp menu ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Yelpers Parody Takes On Volunteer Restaurant Reviewers (Video)

    Yelp? Help!​Yelp started as a great way to spread the word on favorite restaurants and insider tips (ask for the veal, not generally on the menu or the waiter will bring you sparkling water at no extra charge). We laughed at and loved the reviews, but sometimes it seemed like Yelpers took t ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Chat Chow TV Talks Food With Miami Chefs, Mixologists and Restauranteurs

    Chat Chow TV sprung onto the web in mid-April, bringing weekly video interviews with the people behind Miami's restaurant industry. The site is run by Giovanni Gutierrez, a local web developer, his fiancée Lauren Bernat - who became a hit on YouTube a few years ago when Gutierrez posted a video of ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Boy Writes Miami, Pissing Off Yelp and Others Along the Way

    ​"[Reviews] aren't the place for rants about matters that don't address the core of the normal customer experience," wrote a lady named Alma on Yelp. She was reprimanding Orlando Winters for a review on the site. This is not surprising, considering his reviews usually approach near absurdity. But ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Ryan Roman of Miami's Restaurant Power Rankings is a Funny Guy

    Spain's Asador Etxebarri, where Ryan Roman hopes to eat himself to death and have his ashes scattered.​After following Miami's Restaurant Power Rankings on Twitter, we knew we had to find out more about this funny food loving character. Blogger Ryan Roman has something to say about everything and ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    GreatFoodList.com Hopes to Help Locals with Advice and Charity

    ​Carlos Osorio rarely has the opportunity to go out on the town. What with a full-time job, a wife, and children, it can be daunting. That is why Osorio decided to take action. "My wife and I don't go out much. We have two kids, work long hours, and constantly maintain the house in order, so it's ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    No Age, Ninjasonik, and Shepard Fairey Announced for Fountain Art Fair Miami

    Photo by Todd ColeNoisy indie band No Age do Fountain Art Fair Miami.​For days, we here at Crossfade have been tirelessly reporting minute-to-minute developments in arty party music news. Now we've got our very own Basel week bash. Two, actually. As one of the seven main sponsors for this year' ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Sardinia Enoteca is Overrated

    ​Among the hundreds of mediocre Italian restaurants in this town, there has always been one that people claim to be a cut above the rest -- Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante on Purdy Avenue in South Beach. Actually, this is the one Italian restaurant that locals rant and rave about. Do a search ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    The Golden Filter at Grand Central, August 21

    Photo by Ian WitlenThe Golden Filter performing live Grand Central.​Click here to view photos from the Golden Filter at Grand Central.The Golden FilterSaturday, August 21, 2010Grand Central, MiamiWhen Goldfrapp released its disco monstrosity, Black Cherry, in 2003. It was heralded as a disco reviv ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Yelp Throws a Party at Moore Building (and You're Invited)

    ​Yelp is throwing a party for the public, and it's the best kind of party: Free. The erstwhile bloggers and friends will be whooping it up on Saturday, August 21, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the very historic and extremely brick Moore Building in the Design District. Noshes are being provided by ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Overrated Eats: Barton G's Circus

    ​We were not surprised when it was announced that Barton G would be opening a restaurant, Prelude by Barton G, at the Adrienne Arsht center. He is a true showman and his original restaurant Barton G. is more reminiscent of a circus act than a fine dining establishment. It is true, Barton G has rec ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Yelp Eats! 2010 Prix Fixe Meal Deal Starts Monday

    ​Looking for bargain dining? We are still a few weeks away until Miami Spice, but cit-crit (I learned that word yesterday thanks to Lee Klein) site Yelp is dolling out the price cuts thanks to its annual Yelp Eats! event. For a week, area restaurants offer a prix fixe three-course deal for the pri ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Coconut Grove Mustache Dash on Saturday

    ​Not nearly enough's been done to showcase facial hair on men. Sure, it's become a bit of a trend amongst hipsters and celebrities alike, but apart from that, does it really have staying power? The people over at Yelp seem to think so. They're hosting an "Unofficial Yelp Event" tomorrow night titl ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    April 20, 2010

    Yelp's Lawsuit Letter To Paid Scouts: Don't Throw Away Your Records

    Miami lawyer Jared Beck's lawsuit against Yelp has already led to some real changes at the giant of user-generated reviews. ​On April 5, Yelp's CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, announced that the company would stop allowing businesses to pay to place a positive review atop their profile, and that ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Yelp Changes Some Advertising Policies in Response to Miami Lawsuit

    Score one for Miami lawyer Jared Beck and his class-action suit against Yelp. Beck's case, which alleges Yelp extorts small businesses by manipulating the placement of bad reviews in exchange for monthly fees, is still weeks away from a hearing in a California court. But Yelp execs announced th ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Yelp Lawsuit Widens: From Washington to Chicago to L.A., Plaintiffs Charge Extortion

    ​Nine companies have joined the proposed class action lawsuit against Yelp, the San Francisco-based Internet giant, attorneys in Miami and California announced this morning. The new plaintiffs are located everywhere from Tujunga, California to Washington, D.C. They include businesses ranging from ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Yelp Hosts a South Beach Dive Bar Dash Tomorrow

    CC by 2.0, via Lana_aka_BADGRL on Flickr​Ever made a run for it in the name of alcohol? The people behind the Miami chapter of Yelp.com want to see if you can really hang. Every month the Yelpers plan pub and bar crawls, rotating neighborhoods and themes. First up this year was South Miami, with a ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    November 10, 2009

    Closed Restaurants Roundup of Doom

    Flickr / CC BY 2.0The angel of death​The angel of death has swooped on Miami-Dade again. Here's our most recent tally of restaurants that have fallen to the reaper's scythe.Cheeseme - Nothin' we can't do ourselves with 2 wonderbreads, a Kraft single, waxpaper and an iron.I Corsini - Lee Klein said ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Free Food at Tamarind Thai Miami Beach for Life Is Art Networker

    Click for full size.​ Hey artist! are you broke, hungry, like booze? Life Is Art has got your back.Life Is Art Inc. hosts a popular artistic meeting ground for an everyone is welcome crowd. At each event a different speaker addresses a topic unique to their field.This month's Creative Connections ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Urbanite Bistro's Three Course Dinner for $37 includes Free Parking for Arsht

    Unattributed user-submitted photo via Yelp Downtowning​The holy trinity of art, food, and music, are making Downtown Miami a go-to destination for culture in Vice City.14th street's Urbanite Bistro is now offering a three-course, $37, tasting menu that includes a voucher for performance parking on ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    DRB Miami is the Democratic Republic of Beer, Now Open

    Jacob KatelGita Shonek kicks back a cold one.​Fourteenth Street is the Janis Joplin of Downtown. She came into some money, her legs are wide open, everybody's welcome, and she's down to party. Here's a new notch in her belt. DRB Miami (255 NE 14th Street, between NE Second and Biscayne) is a ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    July 17, 2009

    After Woman's Death, El Toro Taco Racks Up 23 More Violations

    kevinv033 via flickr tacos.An enthusiastic 22-year-old foodie named Eric dropped by El Toro Taco three weeks ago. He ordered some grub and then logged into Yelp to write about it. "The food is affordable and delicious," he gushed. "My favorite thing to get is just tacos, ground beef, extra ch ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Top Ten Alleged Health Benefits of Lychees - Buy Local, Support Dade County Lychee Growers

    Jacob KatelLychee, lychee, they're good for your self; the more you eat 'em the better your health. The better your health the better you feel, so eat some lychee with every meal. The lychee is a fruit native to China that grows well in humid, subtropical climates free of frost. No wonder that a sim ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Top Ten Ways To Use or Sell the "Superfood" Acai Berry

    image via borderlys' flickr Ever since Oprah co-signed the supposed "super fruit" acai berry American shores have flooded with products counting it as an ingredient.The acai has been consumed in Central and South America, where it grows natively, since ancient times. Here are Short Order's top ten w ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Yelp Restaurant Week: $25 Prix Fixe Dinners

    Jaguar ceviche spoonsYelp Eats Restaurant Week will take place starting Monday, July 20 and run through Sunday, July 26. Restaurants will offer a special 3-course prix fixe menu for $25 (does NOT include tax or tip) -- much better than that crummy Miami Spice deal.Here are the participants: 66 ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Food News Roundup

    Dunkin Donuts breakfast deals. [MiamiCheap] Canned potatoes leave Alicia Ross naked. [DesperationDinners] 4th of July specials at Red The Steakhouse. [Kavetchnik] Regent Bal Harbour bankrupt, 1 Bleu may stay, or everything may change. [ChowHound] Basil in the Grove is no longer open, meaning they a ... More >>

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