It was a great day to sip coffee on a patio outside a Starbucks, which is exactly what I did today. Hope you also enjoyed this glorious weather. Enjoy your Monday evening Sift...
A- When it came to their boss, the lawyers at RRA left their credentials at the firm's front door, implies South Florida Lawyers.
You know how lawyers, particularly litigators, pride themselves on being good judges of character? They just know when a witness is not telling the truth, or being evasive, or when something is "not quite right."B- The fun that was had at Coconut Grove Grapevine's expense during the King Mango Strut wasn't so bad after all, according to CGG.
Indeed, their self-worth as a lawyer is sometimes bound up with their inflated view of themselves as being able to "put the pieces together," find a seemingly meaningless clue in a document or a stray aside by a witness, and sleuth their way on a hunch, flop sweat, and good detective work to unraveling the key to winning a case.
Why didn't anyone at RRA do that with Scott Rothstein?
C- A restaurant chain by the name of J. Mark's is expanding their operation into an old Bennigan's in Fort Lauderdale, according to FTL Today.
D- The Miami Herald's sports website picks up an award, according to Random Pixels.
E- AshAndBurn continues with their photos from Scotland.
F- On My Block has some photos from the Thanksgiving grand opening of Hialeah Race Track.
G- South Florida Beer Blog lists the places in South Florida you can find a Raging Bitch. Hey, c'mon, it's Flying Dog Breweries latest beer.
This beer is a rare breed being a Belgian IPA. It has all the bite of an American IPA but brewed with a Belgian yeast to give it a unique Belgian taste.H- Eater Miami posts the responses from the first of 8 questions that they've posed to South Florida foodie types for their end of the year survey.
As is the tradition at Eater, our closeout of the year is a survey of friends, industry types, bloggers, and readers. This year, we asked the group eight questions, from Meal of the Year to Top Standbys. All will be answered by the time we turn off the lights on Thursday.I- More photos of women from Miami's mean streets at The Street.