Jose Duran

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Acreage Cancer Cluster: Residents Can Join Class-Action Lawsuit for Plummeting Property Values

    Yesterday, the law firm of Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart, and Shipley held a news conference about lawsuits related to a cluster of pediatric brain cancer in the residential neighborhood Acreage, located in western Palm Beach County. Five couples who lived in the area and whose children develo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Professional Actors Read Real Yelp Reviews (Videos)

    If you've spent any time on Yelp, you've realized by now that some of the reviews are pretty damn funny. OK, we're not sure if they're actually meant to be funny, but that's probably the reason why they make us snort coffee out of our noses from time to time. Apparently, some professional actors thi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Ike Wins, Iron Fork Postponed

    For everyone looking forward to the New Times' Iron Fork event next week at the Miami Science Museum, it pains us to say that it has been postponed to October 30. Yes, we played a game of chicken with Hurricane Ike and we lost. But no worries, hold on to your ticket because it will still be honored ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Maison d'Azur Moving to the Sagamore?

    Photo via Flickr The future home of Maison d'Azur? Last month, we reported the sudden closing of Maison d'Azur at the Angler Resort on South Beach. Some comments were left saying Maison d'Azur isn't closing but instead moving to the Sagamore. Is the rumor true? Well, yes and no. The short-lived re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    Michael's Genuine Offers a Prix Fixe Menu

    Simon Hare We were more than surprised when Michael's Genuine Food & Drink (130 NE 40th Street, Miami; 305-573-5550), located in Miami's Design District, was noticeably absent from the Miami Spice participating restaurants list. We wondered if all the accolades, including a mention in the New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Miami Spice Review: Soyka

    Jose D. Duran Soyka's grilled petit filet mignon au jus. I must admit that I've gone to Soyka countless times before, never considering it too expensive that a Miami Spice prix fixe menu is needed. But my friends decided to have dinner there Wednesday night and I took it as a perfect opportunity to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Dirty Dining on Lincoln Road

    Photo via Dirty Dining As glamorous as South Beach tries to be, there is still plenty of grunge to be found, especially in the kitchens and food prep stations of local restaurants. There is some leeway to be had, because one's home kitchen is complete sterile either, but you still expect some commo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008

    Miami Spice Cooking Demos

    The two months of fine-dining deals known as Miami Spice isn't all about the culinary savings. This year, organizers are also putting on cooking demos around the city with chefs of some of the city's top restaurants. Macy's at Dadeland and Aventura will showcase the cooking skills of chefs from Orta ... More >>