Like your significant other, a bad cold, and that last five pounds you're always battling -- restaurants come and go. In South Florida, where the summer slump after tourist season can often be a kiss of death for many establishments, this is especially true. Each year, we wave goodbye to those that ... More >>
New Times has won a 2014 James Aronson Award for a story about a local man who has spent more than $85 million funding settlements in Israel. "Miami Beach was published this past March 28 and written by then staff writer Terrence McCoy, who recently departed for a position at the Washington Post. Th ... More >>
Let's be honest here: Scotch is an intimidating drink. Like a Grand Cru Bordeaux, it elicits images of upper-crust socialites dressed to the nines, sipping ridiculously expensive beverages out of snifters in front of a fireplace framed by elegant Afghan hounds. Or, at least, distinguished gentleme ... More >>
South Beach Wine and Food Festival brings some of the best and brightest culinary talent from around the country. From Top Chef contestants like Stephanie Izard and Fabio Viviani to celebrities like Anthony Bourdain and Giada De Laurentiis to restaurant legends, such as Danny Meyers and Rick Bayle ... More >>
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Everyone is usually all blah, blah, Miami this, or Miami that. All right, we get it, Miami has a lot going on in terms of arts, cultural, and culinary events. However, when it comes to great chefs, Broward and Palm Beach Counties have some all star talent on our home-team roster; so much so, in fa ... More >>
It seems like new wine and food festivals are popping up every weekend. And we're certainly not complaining. Who doesn't like the opportunity to sample different plates from multiple restaurants all in one location? There's that and the copious amounts of booze.Broward County is about to see its new ... More >>
This weekend's JA World Uncorked saw hundreds of happy people eating food from south Florida's best restaurants, drinking fine wines, and enjoying a special selection of craft beers. Though all bites were delicious, some plates were outstanding. These dishes won the coveted Clean Plate Charlie aw ... More >>
South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2012 is a few weeks away: the Nascar of foodie weekends. Though hot tickets are sold out, there's a slew of events with tickets available. Perhaps a local chef's attendance might convince you to splurge. Have a weigh-in on South Beach Wine and Food weekend? Shar ... More >>
Today and tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kapow! Noodle Bar is hosting an open house for back of the house positions, including line cooks, prep cooks, and dishwashers. Click here for requirements, which include at least a year of experience. Sit tight bartenders and servers: they're hirin ... More >>
Tony Bourdain will be at the SoBe Wine & Food FestivalThis weekend South Beach turns into Disneyworld for foodies as The South Beach Wine & Food Festival Roars into town. The event is larger than life and brings together celebrity chefs and the people who worship them for one wine ... More >>
Chef Dean Max doesn't have much time to hang out at his flagship restaurant too often -- he's busy overseeing an empire. But 3030 Ocean at the Harbor Beach Marriott is still his baby, and it turns 10 years old this month. So Max is doing the anniversary bash in sophisticated style. Would you expe ... More >>
Flicker user: VeronicaCastillo.comThe Everglades Club is an institution on Worth Avenue.The Great Recession and soaring unemployment rates haven't stopped Florida businesses from hiring cheap, temporary labor from abroad, federal visa records show.In Tampa, one company imported 40 electricians. I ... More >>
Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you need to read on a daily basis, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of local food blogs.Enjoy reading The Meatist? Of course you do. You should check out his other blog, Bone in the Fan, where he pontificates about ever ... More >>
Justin NamonOur cameras stopped by Off the Radar's return last night at The Standard in Miami Beach. The off-beat party is looking once again to be the music aficionado's sanctuary in an often stale South Florida nightlife scene.Click here to view the full slideshow.
The Seventies Soul Jam, scheduled for January 14 at the Fillmore Miami Beach, was set to feature the Stylistics, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Main Ingredient, and Miami's own Heatwave. The show, however, has been cancelled. Those who purchased advance tickets through Livenation.com should contact Li ... More >>
Escape reality at the DiLido Beach Clubs happy hour.
Slip-N-Slide's 15th Anniversary Party at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach was definitely the best party of 2008. Baby tigers, porn stars, open bars, and lots of millionaire thugs showing off their jewelry. Trina was posing for photos as Keith Sweat performed. I got to sit and talk to Slip-N-Slide's fo ... More >>
The Miami Light Project and FUNDarte, the nonprofit sponsors of the annual Global Cuba Fest, focusing on contemporary music from throughout the Cuban diaspora, have announced the dates and lineups for the 2009 edition of the weekend-long concert series. The concerts will take place on February 6, 7 ... More >>
Anyone who knows Lance-O of Kulcha Shok can attest that he's one of the hardest working local DJs in the business. Hell, to call him simply a DJ seems limiting since he not only plays out at bars and clubs on a weekly basis, but also does radio, promotes shows, and produces his own television progra ... More >>
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