Drink

Lost Restaurants of Miami: Part III

By Seth H. Bramson As noted previously, the food and beverage business’ history in this area actually goes back to pre-1900, and in our first two installments (Read Part I and Part II) we brought the story up to the late 1920’s. Although the Great Depression occurred in 1929, and “the five terrible events” which […]

/ October 5, 2022


Local Biz Spotlight on Shuckers Waterfront Bar & Grill

Produced for Jesta Hotels by The New Tropic Creative Studio Where can Miami find you? How long have you been in business?  Shuckers Waterfront Bar & Grill has been serving Miamians for 33 years at 1819 79th Street Causeway, North Bay Village, FL 33141. For those unfamiliar, give us the low down on Shuckers. Shuckers […]

/ September 20, 2022


Lost Restaurants of Greater Miami: Part I

By Seth H. Bramson, Barry University Adjunct Professor of History and Historian in Residence, Florida East Coast Railway Company Historian, and author of more than 30 books on Florida history. When Arcadia and The History Press asked me to write the book as part of their “Lost Restaurants” series, I was limited to 120 images, […]

/ August 3, 2022


A look at Miami’s biggest restaurant openings and closings of 2021

Chug’s is one of the many notable new spots that joined the South Florida food scene this year. (📸: @anto.re) By Geoffrey and Dianne at Miami Food Pug After a crazy 2020, nobody knew what to expect in 2021. With 2022 now right around the corner, it feels safe to say that things were a […]

/ December 20, 2021


Miami Grime: A tour of beloved Miami dive bars

Sometimes what the spirit needs is just a good old watering hole to seek refuge. No frills. No bullshit. And no $13 drinks that take an hour to make and burn a hole in your pocket faster than you can say “Cheers!” Join local Paula Echevarria on a tour of some beloved Miami dive bars.

/ July 1, 2021


The Spillover’s guide to drinking like a Viking

Mead is kind of foreign and kind of complicated. Let us simplify it for you.

/ June 21, 2021


How to make delicious, boozy, creamy Haitian cremas

Cremas is kind of a Haitian version of egg nog or coquito, aka it’s delicious. We couple of locals to teach us how to make it.

/ February 16, 2021


Locals to Know: Ryan Pfeffer of The Infatuation talks Miami restaurants and culture

What’s it like interviewing some of Miami’s biggest celebs? How can you support local restaurants right now? What’s a local story you need to pay more attention to? Ryan Pfeffer weighs in.

/ February 4, 2021


Small Biz Spotlight: The Tank Brewing Company

Every Tuesday, we feature a small business you love and is doing something cool in the community. Have a small biz you want to shoutout? Reach out at [email protected]! Name: C​arlos Padron, owner of The Tank Brewing Co. Business:​ ​The Tank Brewing Co. Address: ​5100 NW 72nd Ave A-1, Miami, FL 33166 Your story in […]

/ May 25, 2020


Where France meets Cuba in Hialeah

Hialeah’s probably the last neighborhood where you’d expect to find excellent French cuisine, but about five years ago, La Fresa Francesa popped up — and it’s très bon.  It’s owned by a young couple, Benoit Rablat and Sandy Sanchez, who met while working at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Los Angeles. He’s a French chef, and […]

/ November 13, 2019