Between the busy dance floor and the local humidity, it's easy to work up a sweat in Miami's lively club scene. When it's time to cool off, why not beat the heat with the coldest cocktails and beers in town? From Heineken slushies to a pina colada so icy that you have to spoon your way through, these are the coolest drinks in Miami.
Meat lovers around town can be pretty passionate about churrasco. While the term has several meanings throughout Latin America, in Miami it's the Nicaraguan-style churrasco that became a staple in the ritzy Cuban chophouses of yesteryear. Nicaraguan churraso is a long cut of juicy skirt steak, topped with a parsley and cilantro spiked olive oil sauce called chimichurri. Let's check out the five carnivore magnets that do the cut justice. (Photo: Shutterstock/pixshots)
There's nothing like a cold beer and saucy chicken wings at a sports bar in a crowd of craning necks catching the gridiron plays that everyone will be talking about the next day. What if the game's a dud? Wouldn't it be great to get at least a good meal out of the pigskin-watching experience? Here are some of Miami's coolest choices for sports bar fare.
There's no reason kids should have all the fun now that back-to-school shopping in Miami is in full swing. Let them stick to the bi-box department stores in their search for picture-perfect ensembles while we adults revive this annual shopping tradition at the city's top boutiques. Autumn in South Florida is a bit different than the mad hunt for sturdy boots and stylish trench coats up north. Let's take a look at the slick sandals and stylish humidity-friendly dresses that help you usher in your own back-to-cool wardrobe.
It's time to chow down. Whether you're a foie gras-chewing foodie or never satisfied until you're smeared in barbecue sauce, Miami has plenty of great places to grab a bite. We're kicking off our Best of Citysearch campaign to seek out your favorite places to eat around town. What's the name of that sushi place you keep raving about? Where's that happening lunch spot you hit every Friday? Just go to that business listing on our site, click on the "Nominate for Best of Citysearch" tab and vote! To get you in the spirit, here are a few of my personal favorites.
The ritzy Pinecrest area is more than just a collection of millionaire estates on acre lots. The heavily trafficked South Dixie Highway that cuts through neighborhood is also a magnet to popular restaurants and unpretentious watering holes where the big game is always on. Here are the top places to grab a memorable meal and the drinks to go with it. (Photo: Courtesy of the Village of Pinecrest)
Your friends call you the social director of the group. Your job: Sniffing out the hottest bars (and clubs, if that's your scene) in town for nights of dancing and debauchery. From low-key neighborhood taps to pretty people lounges, we've got you covered with our list of the best new spots for boozing in Miami.
There is more to the Miami scene than mint mojitos and strawberry margaritas. Sometimes taste buds need to be tantalized with a sultry pucker or an icy beverage where cryogenic chemistry steals the show. Let's check out the places that are brazen enough to take chances with their drink menus. (Photo: Shutterstock/alexsmaga)
Sweet seekers with a knack for Latina American treats know that any respectable Cuban eatery has to make a mean flan. The rich yet wobbly treat -- a creamy blend of vanilla, egg, and caramel sauce -- typically receives top billing on the dessert menu. Here are the five places that deserve a dieting break to sample the ethnic meal ender. (Photo: Shutterstock/tacar)
That little thing called a recession hasn't stopped new restaurants from cropping up all over Miami, or the city's food-lovers from dining at them. It has, however, made us just a bit more choosy. Get the lowdown on the best new Miami restaurants--be they casual date spots or fine dining boites--that are worth your time, money and even a return visit.