Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
2 months ago | Openings and Closings
Restaurateur Stephen Starr is bringing another of his concepts to South Florida when El Vez opens at the W Fort Lauderdale hotel, joining Starr's Steak 954 in the beachfront resort.
2 months ago | Food News
The little yellow house by the sea in Islamorada was a total wreck. Irma's winds had torn the hurricane shutters from the French doors. Huge ocean waves had pushed through and buried the interior in at least two feet of sand and punched holes in t...
3 months ago | Food News
When the Miami Dolphins take the field on August 10 against the Atlanta Falcons, fans at Hard Rock Stadium will enjoy much more than football. Visitors will be treated to more improvements and new experiences in price ranges for everyone — fr...
7 months ago | Food News
Given that Mar-a-Lago's membership fee recently doubled to $200,000 and foreign heads of state are being entertained there, one would assume the dining to be on par with Michelin-starred establishments. Indeed, the club's website boasts of "an ext...
7 months ago | Video
Ariel, the Little Mermaid, is all grown up, and she's shaking her fins for you every Friday and Saturday night at the B Ocean Resort's Wreck Bar on Fort Lauderdale Beach. The bar has been taken over by chef Ralph Pagano, who also owns the Naked Cr...
9 months ago | Food News
Miamians have much to be concerned about — rising sea levels, corrupt politicians, an overly expensive housing market — but there's one thing we can rest easy about: All South Florida Publix stores still offer deli meat samples.