Zachary Fagenson is the restaurant critic for Miami New Times, and proud to report a cholesterol level of 172.
5 months ago | Food News
A lone guitarist sitting under red and blue lights belted out classic rock tunes as people sidled up to the neon bar at Johnny Mango's Tiki Bar and Grill in Jupiter to catch one last buzz before Hurricane Matthew hit the coast. The spot promised p...
5 months ago | Longform
Time stops when Antonio Bachour steps into his Brickell bakery. It's just before 9 a.m., and the din of construction and rush-hour traffic is audible even inside. A line of leggy, pencil-skirted women and suited men with strong jaws and pocket squ...
8 months ago | Longform
It's Friday around 9 p.m. on a dim street in Perrine, and the only thing cutting through the blackness is the sweet scent of barbecue. Intermittent shrieks from a gaggle of young girls playing tag break the silence but offer no hint of the aroma's...
1 year ago | Food Festivals
Most young cooks dream of achieving the kind of success enjoyed by Charleston's Sean Brock and Philadelphia's Marc Vetri. The pair claims a bounty of hardware, including James Beard Awards. They're captains of burgeoning restaurant empires. But wi...
3 years ago | Interviews
During the past year, it seems as though South Florida has seen more pop-ups, chef collaborations, and one-off dinners than ever. Perhaps it's because South Florida is developing a real culinary identity and prowess. Menus are becoming more creati...
3 years ago | Restaurant Reviews
Before Shawn Neifeld opened Mojo Donuts, South Florida's hottest doughnut shop, with his wife, Shelly, he spun records at strip clubs Cheetah and Miami Gold. Before that, he owned a gambling magazine, an ice cream shop in Lauderhill, and CD stores...