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Mar-a-Lago Was Cited for 15 Food Safety Violations in November

Hot dogs rolling around on the floor. Expired curry sauce. Just another day in paradise.
Mayukh Sen
1.16.18
Beerland
Beerland

How Florida's Craft Brewers are Coping with Climate Change

Increasingly dangerous tropical storms are a major threat to small brewers in the state.
Kenny Gould
12.28.17
Fast Food Week
Fast Food Week

From Mafia Murders to Pitbull: How the Strange Story of Miami Subs Epitomizes Florida

Every Florida kid remembers the fries, the gyros, and the contract killing.
Myles Karp
11.23.17
WTF
WTF

Man Wrongly Arrested for 'Meth' that Was Doughnut Glaze Gets $37,500 Settlement

Justice never tasted so sweet.
Nick Rose
10.17.17
Florida
Florida

'Hurricane Cakes' Sold by Florida Grocery Store Lead to Mixed Responses

Publix is trying to lift Floridians' spirits with cakes and hurricane puns—but some feel Irma is too serious to kid about in pastry form.
Nick Rose
9.11.17
WTF
WTF

School Accused of Promoting 'Classism' with $100 Passes to Cut Lunch Line

The school's principal quickly disavowed the plan.
Alex Swerdloff
8.11.17
Miami
Miami

Plantains, Sugar Cane Juice, and the Unifying Comfort of a Cuban Café

Las Olas is a humble Miami anomaly amidst the soaring multi-million dollar condos and upscale restaurants in the neighborhood—a place that attracts mail carriers, construction workers, and Russian oligarchs alike.
Alex Swerdloff
8.7.17
Fast Food Week
Fast Food Week

One of America's Best Burgers Comes from This Dive Made of Sea Trash

Something ineffable sets Le Tub apart. Maybe it's all the toilet seats on the walls.
Myles Karp
8.3.17
WTF
WTF

No One Seems to Know How 15 Pounds of Meat Landed on the Roof of This House

The package of meat was so big that the family described the noise of it landing on the roof as 'louder than thunder.'
Nick Rose
7.21.17
fishing
fishing

Animal Rights Protesters 'Liberate' Tilapia from Florida Man Fishing with Family

The activists said that if the fish had been a dog or a cat, they would have been hailed as heroes.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.18.17
Features
Features

That Time the Florida Keys Tried to Secede from the US by Dropping Conch Fritter Bombs

The Prime Minister of the Conch Republic tells MUNCHIES how a stale loaf of Cuban bread and conch fritters helped the Florida Keys declare war on the US.
Katherine Alex Beaven
4.21.17
crime
crime

Burglar Caught Making Surprisingly Good Fried Chicken In Woman's House

If you're going to break and enter, at least leave some delicious leftovers.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.18.17