We’re happy to report that there are more options than just Joe’s Stone Crab and Prime Fish in Miami Beach for seafood fare. The Lobster Shack, which is conveniently located south of Fifth next to South Pointe Tavern, is serving up live Maine lobsters and so much more in a laid-back and relaxed restaurant.
Tall curly metal gates and an overgrown entryway welcome diners toCafé Roval in Morningside/Upper East Side. Strolling along a winding stone path you enter the 1920’s genuine coral house with a storied past that includes a water pump station, private home, home for single women and a hair salon.
Art Basel and Miami Art Week starts next week with previews, opening night parties and of course, ART. But did you know that MIAbites has nicknamed Art Basel… EAT Basel? "Where should we eat in Miami?" Here are some ofOurContributors Best Bites for Art Basel dining in and around Miami, Miami Beach, Wynwood and the Design District.
Miami has plenty of steak, seafood, Italian and New American restaurants. Even Thai and Asian fusion have many options, but for some reason, Ethiopian food has never been able to garnish enough support to survive the fickle Miami food scene. Lucky for us, Awash Ethiopian Restaurant opened a little over a year ago in Miami Gardens.
What better way to celebrate “fall” in Florida than by enjoying brunch with a view of the ocean? Well, you can certainly SEA life’s beauty at Oceans 234. Located in Deerfield Beach just off of A1A, this is the kind of place you do not want to miss out on.
Chilean wines are so in right now, especially at the higher-end of the economic spectrum. More and more, restaurants and their sommeliers are placing these wines on premium lists around the country, and people are starting to take notice of the expansion in quality coming out of the region. Fogo de Chão on Miami Beach is a great place to experience this revolution.
Coffee aficionados can rejoice! Miami’s latest specialty coffee café & roaster, Deco Coffee Co., is now open in Allapattah. Deco Coffee Co., is a result of a new partnership between Nick Sharp of Threefold Cafe and Daniel Paguaga, Andre Villarreal, and Kevin Gonzalez from Relentless Roasters.
One of our favorite renovation projects in Miami has been The Vagabond Hotel. Built in the 1950’s The Vagabond on 72nd and Biscayne was one of the more than dozen mid-century modern motels that lined Biscayne Blvd. Now, The Vagabond is home to Vagabond Village, a F&B and lifestyle concept that is the brainchild of Amir Ben Zion of Bond St, Miss Yip, Bardot and Gigi.
Europe’s most well known hostel brand, has made its way to the States, and more importantly its first location is in Miami. One big difference — Generator Miami is a boutique hotel, not a hostel as 51% of its rooms are private. While it’s not located directly on the sand, Generator Miami is the tropical oasis we didn’t know we needed.
Christmas is less than two weeks away, and if you’re anything like us, then you’ve probably been too busy eating your way around Miami (or hanging out at Miracle in Miami) to get your Christmas shopping done. Luckily, there’s a ton of cool local companies that are making this year’s gift giving easy and fun.
Bravo’s“Top Chef” heads to the state of Kentucky for season 16, kicking off with two weeks of supersized premieres beginning Thursday, December 6 at 9:00 pm. This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U.S. will compete for the sought-after title amid the unique culinary scenes in Louisville, Lexington and Lake Cumberland, before heading abroad for an epic finale showdown in Macau, China.
One of the chefs is from our own backyard. Chef Pablo Lamon is the Chef de Cuisine at 27 Restaurant at The Freehand on Miami Beach.
With another new year inching closer, we often prioritize our health and diet as the first thing to address. Gym memberships have “New Year, New You” specials and everyone goes on diets and tries new things. Veganism is on the rise and for good reasons. Continue reading for contest to win a copy of Vegan Challenge by Lisa Montgomery.