• Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Fork & Knife in Boca Raton Serves Modern Takes on American Classics

    We have a lot -- perhaps an excess, really -- of National _______ Days in this country. If it isn't National Talk Like a Pirate Day, it's National Appreciate Your Furniture Day or some other such thing. (OK, we kind of love the former. Arrgh!) Most people roll their eyes at this, but when 4/20 come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Hunahpu's Day 2014: When Bad Things Happen To Good Festivals

    UPDATE: It appears that this will be the last Hunahpu's Day. Cigar City's founder Joey Redner told The Full Pint, "I am acknowledging defeat. That was the last Hunahpu Day. The beer will go into distribution next year and hopefully spread out among many accounts it will get to consumers more fairly. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    The Homeric Quest for Cigar City's California Brandy Barrel Aged Hunahpu Imperial Stout

    Beer geeks have come far and wide, from all corners of this great state, to descend upon Tampa and enter the Cigar City Brewing taproom with a nervous hand and unassuming slip of paper in order to exchange some hard-earned money for a few precious bottles of some of the most-sought-after beer in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Mai Kai Restaurant: History of a South Florida Institution

    Fort Lauderdale doesn't have the long history of cities like New York or Boston. With just over 100 years under the city's belt, you're not going to find landmarks like the Plaza Hotel. However, you will find mid-century gems like the Mai Kai. To many residents, the spot may be thought of as a qui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Death by Chocolate: Cliché or Classic?

    ​The origin of the desserts known as Death by Chocolate has been loosely credited to Les Anges, a Santa Monica restaurant from the '80s. Food writer Marian Burros describes the dessert as something novel in 1984, when she took a 15-restaurant tour around L.A. in eight days: "'I think I have someth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Funky Buddha Launches Homebrew Shop With Rerelease of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter

    ​When the Funky Buddha's Maple Bacon Coffee Porter was released in March, it became an instant nationwide sensation, garnering an earth-shattering #1 buzz ranking on (it currently sits as the 31st most popular beer one the site). And that's despite the fact that the small brewpub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    NEW: Apicius in Lantana CLOSED; Becomes Bar Italia

    Nicole DannaApicius Ristorante e Enoteca in Lantana to become Bar Italia​As the saying goes, "All good things must come to an end." And the same holds true for Apicius Ristorante e Enoteca, which -- after openings its doors just over a year ago -- will be reopening as Bar Italia.According to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    The Last Supper? Meals to Eat Before the Rapture (May 21, 2011)

    This could be very awkward on May 22.​Billboards have popped up all over the U.S. declaring that Rapture, or Judgment Day, is May 21. That's less than a week away.Sure, the Bible said that no one will know when rapture will happen but that didn't stop Harold Camping, the president of a California- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    U.K. Ice Cream Store "Busted" Over Breast Milk Ice Cream

    ​I scream...we all scream for breast milk? Well, maybe we all did when we were babies, but a U.K. ice cream shop thinks we're still secretly yearning for a little frozen boob juice. London officials have seized the entire supply of "Baby Gaga" ice cream from a shop called I ... More >>

  • Film

    February 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Funky Buddha Brewery Grand Opening

    ​Who would've thought coconut rum-infused red ale would be so damn good?The Funky Buddha Brewery, South Florida's newest brewpub, arrived with a bang Saturday night. The long-popular lounge added 13 homespun beers to its repertoire; creative and inspired interpretations on craft brews that leverag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    The Cupcake Diva

    Goooooood mooooorning MIA. We now introduce you to the Cupcake Diva, a South Florida entrepreneur specializing in high end confections like "made to order" cupcakes, cupcake ice cream cones, and interactive cupcake stations for parties and events.The last time we interacted with a cupcake it we ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    Amuse Your Delusion

    Why Chinese Democracy's fine print is way more fun than the record itself

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008
  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Royale Flush

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces.

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Heavy Metal Catechism

    Celtic Frost goes beyond mere symbolism.

  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Shell Game

    Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 17, 2005
  • Culture

    September 15, 2005

    Without a Trace

    A play that generates more questions than answers isn't such a bad thing

  • News

    June 16, 2005
  • Film

    June 9, 2005

    Dream Child

    Robert Rodriguez and his kids conjure up a charming 3-D fantasy

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Animal Crackers

    In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Party Like a Video Star

    Your guide to the festivals, VIP-only events, and block parties of the VMAs

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Walter's Lament

    The former deputy elections supervisor disappeared after Election Day. His boss made him do it.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    For the Birds

    Should 2700 little sparrows be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Deep Roots

    The wide and welcoming branches of the baobab beckon our humble scribe

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Cold-Blooded Smuggling

    The recent bust of a Hollywood importer sheds light on an illegal reptile trade that has adventurous smugglers making easy money