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Miami, You've Been Punked!

CatChow...we smell something fishy...
CatChow...we smell something fishy...
ChatChow.com

If you've been noticing some weirder-than-usual news coming at you today, better double check the calendar!

That's right, bitches -- it's April Fools' Day and there were plenty of websites and companies that punked us, but good. We especially liked Twitter wanting to charge for vowels and Google's new smell-technology. Kudos to Sprint for their new ultra-high-tech specs, too!

But, of course, our favorites are food-related and many local blogs got in on the action. Here are our favorites:

Miami, You've Been Punked!
BurgerBeast.com

Burger Beast /a> went meatless with his new Vegan Vulture site.

Miami, You've Been Punked!
Miami Power Rankings

Miami Power Rankings bumped Naoe and added some new favorites like Bahama Breeze, Chicken Kitchen, and Hooters. Our only question: With all the cheesy restaurants in Miami, why add Fin and Q -- two restaurants that have been closed for ages -- to the list?

 

Miami, You've Been Punked!
ChatChow.com

Chat Chow went for a feline audience with their switch to an all-cat format for the day.

Miami, You've Been Punked!
the305.com

OMG! We received so many emails about In-and-Out Burger's expansion to Miami. Too bad it's fake, folks! Thanks for the let-down the305.com. We had our hopes dashed to the ground.

Miami, You've Been Punked!
Miami Eater

We thought we were being clever -- until Eater Miami caught on. We sooo would have eaten at Kravings, too!

Miami, You've Been Punked!

Clean Plate Charlie announced the opening of a Mad Men themed cocktail lounge at Fort Lauderdale airport where if you get too drunk, a shock collar will wake you for your flight. Also a fake.

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