Attorney by day, foodie by night, Elena Vivas is a regular food and beverage contributor for Miami New Times. She was also an expert columnist for Foodable TV and a food editor for tropicult.com.
20 days ago | Desserts
Let's face it: The holidays are all about the sweets, and as Thanksgiving swiftly approaches, so does the anxiety of crafting the perfect homemade dessert. This year, scrap the insipid freezer-aisle pie crust and canned filling and snag an elegant...
24 days ago | Things To Do
You really haven't lived in Miami until you've spent an afternoon at Monty's supping down pain removers while taking in a cotton candy sunset. The Coconut Grove institution, which turned 50 this past September, has seen a half-century of Miamians ...
2 months ago | Cocktails and Spirits
Say so long to summer's fruity libations and welcome a collection of cocktails rich in cinnamon, coffee, and smoke. From sherry-based concoctions to spicy old-fashioneds, go beyond the pumpkin spice latte and explore South Florida's most creative ...
3 months ago | Cocktails and Spirits
Blind Barber, a hair salon by day and a bar by night, has opened inside the Natilus by Arlo Hotel. Miami Beach is the fourth city to host the speakeasy-meets-barbershop. In addition to the flagship in New York City, Blind Barber has locations in L...
3 months ago | Things To Do
Voted one of the top harvest festivals by "O, the Oprah Magazine," the beloved event returns to its original location in Peacock Park October 26 and 27.