Saturday Sweets: Kid Friendly Classes to Sweeten Up Summer

With the arrival of summer and kids being out of school, there’s always the struggle of figuring out how to keep them busy. For those who want to spend their summer hanging out in the kitchen and making delicious treats, we’ve got options! From a quick candy making afternoon to a full on baking bootcamp — there’s plenty of ways to let your kids have the sweetest summer yet!

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Travel Thursday: Vacation Destinations You'll Be At By Lunch - Delray Beach Edition

All summer long, MIAbites will be featuring #TravelThursdays with easy to get to destinations and guides on how to make the most of your adventures. So grab your weekend bag and jump in the car and you’ll be there before you know it. This week we’re visiting Delray Beach!

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Agaveros Cantina: A Hidden Gem on Miami Beach

Located right off Collins Avenue in the Gates Hotel, you’ll find Agaveros Cantina - a Mexican spot with more than 75 tequilas and mezcals imported from Mexico. Chef Nicolas Bour was appointed executive chef early in 2018 and has redesigned the entire menu to reflect a style all his own.

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Saturday Sweets: Brown Butter Bourbon Cake for Father's Day

Summer is upon us, meaning more barbecues and cookouts with friends and family. There's always a need for something a little sweet to end the meal, this week's Saturday Sweets features an easy Brown Butter Bourbon Cake that's perfect for those occasions — and conveniently simple for Father's Day. If your dad is at all a fan of bourbon, he's going to love this cake!

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Get Ready for Some Soccer: Where to Watch the World Cup 2018

The FIFA World Cup kicks off today, so dust off your soccer jerseys and get the vuvuzelas ready as 32 of the best national teams face-off in this month-long tournament. While USA unfortunately didn’t qualify to compete in this year’s World Cup, North America was just selected as a host in 2026, which is reason enough to celebrate!

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Wellness Wednesday: Sustainable Supperclub with Chef Janine Booth Recap

Miami is a city by many names - Magic City, the 305, MIA, the list goes on. Amongst its nicknames, there are idiosyncrasies that belong to this beach town realized by just about everyone - from the common tourist to the born-and-raised rarity. After the amiable weather (discounting the past few weeks, that is), Miami’s transiency is a characteristic that contributes subliminally to this city’s overall culture.

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Coral Gables Hosts First Ever Culinary Month in Addition to Beloved Restaurant Week

Starting June 4th, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables will be launching the first-ever Coral Gables Culinary Month. An expansion of the BID’s signature dining promotion Coral Gables Restaurant Week, Culinary Month promises 30 days of exclusive, interactive and mouthwatering events, promotions, special menus, chef demonstrations and more.

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Cochon 555 at 1 Hotel Miami Beach

With an all-star cast of chefs who specialize in whole animal cooking paired with farmers responsibly raising delicious heritage breed pigs, Cochon555 returns to Miami on Sunday, June 10 at the 1 Hotel Miami Beach. The all-inclusive feast will feature hundred-plus prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers and barkeeps all in the name of safe, honest, and delicious food. Local chefs compete for the title of "Prince or Princess of Pork", with the winning chef going on to the Grand Cochon finals in Chicago on Sept 30th.  To purchase tickets, visit http://cochon555.com/us-tour/2018-miami.

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Saturday Sweets: Five Desserts Ready in Under Five Minutes

Ever have one of those moments where you're craving something sweet but you're out of the goods? We've all been there. This week's Saturday Sweets is all about satisfying those cravings quickly (under 3 minutes) using stuff you're most likely to find in your pantry on a regular basis.

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ALMA- Modern Spanish cooking in Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove is my favorite place to visit and has undergone many transitions over the years from a boho atmosphere with hookah bars to an up and coming culinary destination.  So, on a recent Saturday night, my husband and I decided to visit Alma, one of the newest additions to the Grove, a creation of Sergio Chamizo and Maria Poblanco which opened this late January. 

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Wine Wednesday: Wined & Dined with Haunah Klein at Boulud Sud

Brickell is home to tons of amazing restaurants, many of which we think are often overlooked. Boulud Sud is easily one of our favorites that should be on everyone’s radar. It’s just over the bridge on the first floor of the JW Marriott Marquis hotel and if you aren’t a hotel guest, or within walking distance of the space during the work day, then there’s a chance you haven’t made it there yet.

Once inside you’ll discover a Mediterranean escape created by the one and only Daniel Boulud. Executive Chef Clark Bowen heads the kitchen creating delicious dishes that, pair perfectly with wines chosen by Head Sommelier Haunah Klein. It's where we want to spend every #WineWednesday.

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