| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill and Spirits understands what folks on Las Olas Boulevard want. Much of its wine and beer is half price between 4 and 6 p.m. The price of craft cocktails gets chopped from $13 to $9.
And then, there's the menu. It opens with a...
| Feb 19, 2014
Kendra Haynes grew up dancing ballet, jazz and salsa. But when she saw the fluid movements of Brazilian zouk, a dance similar to lambada, it was love at first sight.
"Ever since then, I did everything I could to learn it," says Haynes, 26. "I made it my...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A North Miami Beach police officer has been arrested, accused of refusing to take off a mask he wore while on the street protesting the federal government's new healthcare law, according to a police report.
Ericson Harrell, 39, was at the 1600 block...
| Nov 29, 2013
It wasn't surprising to learn that chef Andres Avayú, of the 2-month-old Piccolo Ristorante, has both a culinary and a fine-arts degree.
The plates Avayú sends out at the tiny, 30-seat restaurant he owns with wife Alison are mini objets d'art. Tender...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Spaghetto isn't the first fast-casual pasta restaurant to open in South Florida, but it may be the best.
I remember a now-closed spot in North Miami Beach where I received egg noodles instead of regular pasta. There was no advance warning. Italio, a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:43 AM
If you looked up the word "restaurant" in the dictionary, I'd hope you'd find a picture of Petit Rouge. It's a throw-back, in many ways, chef-owned and operated. There are just eight tables in what sometimes feels like a very crowded dining room.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Craig Agranoff has been rating South Florida pizza for almost a decade on his WorstPizza.com blog. But in all those years, the Boca Raton-based blogger had never created a comprehensive list of the best pizza in the region. Until now.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:19 AM
After a chilly morning, temperatures should climb into the low 60s by this afternoon. But it still should be an overall breezy cool to cold day.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the low 60s, overnight...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:46 AM
Gator fans aren't going to like this deal.
Get half-price admission on Monday-Thursday this month at Florida state parks to celebrate the Florida State Seminole's BCS National Championship win and the University of Central Florida's victory in...
| Jan 24, 2014
In early 2012, Aline Kominsky-Crumb traded her red hair, nose ring and reputation as the cartoonist wife of controversial underground artist Robert Crumb to become a familiar archetype in Miami: a beach-blond bombshell.
As a social experiment "for art's...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 12 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.