The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2014 semifinalists for its Restaurant and Chef award categories today, the state of Florida got several nods and specific recognition for its culinary achievements. Even Orlando got a pat on the head from the prestigious foundation for hosting the annou ... More >>
Great news, internet! Video surveillance of Justin Bieber being processed by Miami Beach cops after his arrest a couple of weeks ago has surfaced. SO STOP YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW SO YOU CAN WATCH IT. The video shows the young pop star taking off his shoes and socks and his black hoodie. An officer th ... More >>
America, it seems, has had enough of Justin Bieber. And it would appear that his arrest for drunkenly racing through the streets of Miami Beach last week has inspired an official White House petition through Barack Obama's "Wee The People" project to have Biebz deported back to Canada. The petiti ... More >>
Hollywood Beach is the best place on Earth. It's not even close. When you're walking around Hollywood Beach, you're walking on sunshine. Sure, there are other places in Broward and all parts in between. By why the hell even bother? If hitting up the beach to lie out, take in some sun, grab a slic ... More >>
New Year's Eve parties will be ringing in 2014 soon, and if you've decided to host a shindig at your own digs, you've probably been mulling over what flavor Jell-O shot you'll be serving. But if you'd rather have the real thing without all the mess, waiting, and mixing -- and don't have a mixologi ... More >>
The cooking competition, Chopped, came alive in Miami Beach last week as the MasterCard Chopped Experience saw three local chefs pitted against each other in a live culinary battle complete with mystery ingredient!
We write about culinary events all the time. Whether it's an individual dinner, a food festival, or a group of chefs preparing a meal, each one tends to focus on each chef showing off his or her individual style. While we're all about sampling different styles of food in one fell swoop, these sort ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale is about to get an influx of people from across the country who love to watch other people do it. Because after eight straight years of porno-ing it up in Miami Beach, the annual EXXXotica sex porn thing expo is hitting up the Broward County Convention Center. Featuring hundreds of ... More >>
Attention south Florida food truckers -- or wannabes. If you dreamed of taking a truck coast to coast in a non-stop frenzy of challenges -- all for the chance to win $50,000, then you'll want to try out for season four of Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race, hosted by Tyler Florence.Though the ... More >>
Is there any better way to take an instant vacation than with a rum drink? The spirit of choice for both pirates and poets, rum can instantly evoke visions of lush tropical islands and palm trees swaying in the breeze.One of the most versatile spirits in the world, rum runs the gamut of taste, poten ... More >>
With the economy still not totally back from crisis mode and most of us working to pay the bills, a lot of us have traded in the summer vacation for a staycation. It's all good spending a week catching up on a Walkers marathon and thoroughly weeding the backyard, but there is a much better alternati ... More >>
There's no denying that the South Beach Wine and Food Festival is South Florida's premier foodie event. The four-day festival turns Miami into one giant celebrity-chef mosh pit -- where the likes of Paula Deen, Anthony Bourdain, Emeril Lagasse, and Rachael Ray all come together to mingle with fan ... More >>
Brustman Carrino PRCalling all gourmands and scenesters: Tickets go on sale Monday for the foodist event of the year: The 11th annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival, to benefit FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.Remember Paula Dean's pants episode, or Mario B ... More >>
Earlier this week we featured an interview with Emeril's Miami Beach chef de cuisine, Tim Doolittle. You can read the interview here and here. A recipe for Emeril's classic Barbeque Shrimp follows.
Over the past 20 years, Geoffrey Zakarian has built up one impressive resume. He's been the Chef de Cuisine at New York's legendary Le Cirque, Executive Chef at "44" at The Royalton Hotel and "21". He's opened Blue Door at The Delano Hotel in Miami Beach and opened both Town and Country, bac ... More >>
You might have heard that Stones Throw Records biggest artist, Madlib, is headed to Miami to play a show in conjunction with Art Basel. A selective email blast went out about it last week, but eerily left out most of the details about when the show would be, where it was going to be held, and ever ... More >>
Bowling for Soup reveals its favorite flavors
Capsule reviews of current area stage shows.
If it wants to survive, Massimo's Grill needs to bring its solid-but-unspectacular fare to a higher level
An e-caveat for beautiful people trying to find employment via the Internet
When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card
Italian DJ duo Racoon is tuned for maximum chillage
Spanish-language theater finally reaches the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Riverwalk Antiques and Collectibles Market
"Boca Museum Artist Guild Juried Competition and Exhibition" and "49th Annual All Florida Competition and Exhibition"