Bits of bok choy hit a tub of sizzling soybean oil. Their ivory stems become tender; their edges turn a sudden golden hue. The jade leaves of the Chinese cabbage quickly begin to crisp. Pulled out of the deep fryer, the greens still glisten with remnants of luscious fat. The texture is brittle, and the flavor is fresh.
The platter is served at Yakko-San, a Japanese eatery that started as a modest 65-seater on West Dixie Highway in North Miami Beach more than 11 years ago. It always had an extensive menu with more than 100 dishes: soups, grilled meats, tempura, noodles, and sashimi. The unassuming restaurant ran a dinner service from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. and was a favorite hangout among chefs, industry insiders, and locals alike.
Saturday, New Times honored the best of the web with its first annual South Florida Web Awards. Green Room hosted the party which featured a performance by Boxwood and DJ set by Panic Bomber.
Winners of New Times' South Florida Web Awards
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale opened its exhibit "Warhol and Cars: American Icons" Friday night with a Factory-inspired bash. The retrospective takes a look at the pop art icon's fascination with the automobile.
For almost eight decades New York City's Copacabana nightclub has earned itself both notoriety and infamy thanks to a litany of now legendary performers and gangsters who passed through its doors. The New York club has since taken over several spaces around the city and now exists as a kind of...
It's hard to believe Weezer has been a band for 20 years. Yes, Weezer, AKA The Blue Album, is almost old enough to order a beer. You'd never guess it by how fresh the band's sound was last night at Hard Rock Live. Read the full review on Weezer at Hard Rock Live.
Zombies, masks, and pasties were the ongoing trends of October in Broward and Palm Beach this year. We visited a chic Greek restaurant and a homestyle Italian joint. Best of all, though, were the Halloween events. It's the best way to start the race to the end of the year.
It was nearly 10 o'clock on a Friday evening when Amir Ben-Zion strolled past the double doors of his new Design District eatery, South Street. Head cleanly shaven and dressed in distressed jeans, the 50-year-old sauntered by an expansive leather booth where Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were...
Splatter-Rama goers viewed the horrors of double features last night. Re-Animator and Night of the Creeps played on the big screen while a contest for the best costume was held. Otto von Schirach made a special appearance for a special Halloween Supermeng bass set.
Halloween was a bangin' good time at Revolution last night. Sexy lady dancers flaunted their creepy lingerie and pasties and the boys from Brass Knuckles and Electrik Circus donned killer masks. Brass Knuckles finished off all Hallow's Eve with a high energy house set.
Zombies took over downtown West Palm Beach for the first ever Zombie Crawl this past weekend. Ticket proceeds helped to benefit the American Cancer Society. Participants hopped from venue to venue where raffles were held for prizes. The crawl finished with a bang at the after part "Zombie Prom."