Sea Yourself at Sea Level Restaurant and Ocean Bar

"Summertime and the living is easy", especially when you have fabulous food and drinks and the waves of the ocean surrounding you. Fortunately, in South Florida summertime lasts almost year-round and I recently had the pleasure of dining at Sea Level Restaurant & Ocean Bar, located at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa.

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Wellness Wednesday: Zucchini Crust Pizza Recipe

Tired of Cauliflower pizza? Wellness Wednesday on MIAbites features a Zucchini Crust Pizza which is the perfect way to use up that fresh zucchini!  It’s a healthier and delicious low carb option that the entire family will go crazy for.  Thanks to The Recipe Critic and Alyssa Rivers for sharing this delicious recipe.

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Miami Rum Ambassadors Spill Their Favorite Cocktails For National Rum Day

Living in Miami, rum is one of those things you just can’t help but love. Everyone, especially Miamians are familiar with Bacardi — the rum, but what many people don’t know is the Bacardi family is actually the #3 largest brand portfolio in the world.

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Travel Thursday: Visit These Seen on TV Restaurants During Your Florida Travel

As food lovers we’re all guilty of watching hours and hours of food television and if you’re anything like me — you’re constantly thinking of road trips based around places you can stop for food. Did you know according to TVFoodMaps.com over 250 restaurants in the state of Florida have been featured on popular television shows like Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Man v Food, Food Paradise, Eat Street, and so many more.

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Wellness Wednesday: Treat Yourself with a Little Spa & (Miami) Spice

Every Miamian knows that even though August is the most brutal of the summer months, it’s the best month to treat yourself. August is the one magical month a year where the Greater Miami Conventions and Visitors Bureau’s Miami Spa Month and Miami Spice overlap. Spend the best of days being pampered and indulge on a fantastic 3 course lunch or dinner all in the same place for under $200.

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Saturday Sweets: National S'mores Day is Coming

Surprise, surprise! There's another silly food themed holiday coming up and we're excited to celebrate. Friday, August 10th is National S'mores Day! In honor of the gooey chocolaty holiday we're sharing a favorite recipe, spots for s'mores treats and a can't miss event you'll find us at.

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The First Annual South Beach Mango Festival August 5th 11-7 pm

Mango season has always been one of the favorite and certainly the sweetest season in South Florida.  And now we have a reason to celebrate this delicious staple of our tropical climate.

Chef, author and James Beard winner, Chef Allen Susser and longtime friend, Robert Lansburgh have teamed up to bring an exciting new event to both locals and tourists.  The first Annual South Beach Mango Festival will be held on Sunday, August 5th from 11-7 pm.  A family-friendly event on the beach at Lummus Park at 12th st and Ocean Drive, tickets are only $20. BUY TICKETS here

 

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Saturday Sweets: Five Reasons To Visit Happy Place Donuts

Located on the historical Española Way in Miami Beach, you’ll find the 4,000-square-foot donut boutique Happy Place Donuts. Happy Place Donuts debuted early spring 2018 as a partnership between Sugar Factory and nightlife-guru-turned-restaurateur, Dave Grutman. While Miami has definitely had its year of the donut, Happy Place Donuts is bringing more than just donuts to the table.

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Miami Spice 2018: BLT Prime Preview

Nestled between the hills of an expansive golf course and the white marble lined buildings of the Trump Resort in Doral is a steakhouse bringing out dishes as delicious as they are extravagant. BLT Prime is one of the over two hundred restaurants participating in Miami Spice—a two-month long event where restaurants and chefs create prix fix menus with specialized items.

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Four Miami Burgers Competing in the James Beard Blended Burger Project ™

The James Beard Blended Burger Project™ is a movement that strives to make burgers better by blending ground meat (or other protein) with chopped mushrooms. Blended burgers are healthier for guests and more sustainable for the planet, and did we mention the blended burgers are absolutely delicious? VOTE for Miami’s contenders by July 31st!

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Cake Thai Zap Elee evenings at Bistro B + Bakery

Chef Phuket Thongsodchareondee (aka Cake @kzcake) has had his share of food drama, opening and closing two restaurants within a couple of years and within a couple blocks of each other.  His original spot, Cake Thai, a tiny hidden gem on Biscayne and 79th St is still a favorite among authentic Thai street food fans, yet his past two ventures into Miami’s busiest food arena in Wynwood/Midtown were a challenge.

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Refreshing Mango Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

It's Mango season in South Florida, and this year the yield seems to be a bumper crop, so MIAbites decided for the rest of the month to feature Mango Monday recipes. Watch for some refreshing and creative ways to enjoy those luscious sweet Florida fruits year round. This week, we're featuring some mango cocktails you can make at home.

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