Posts in Miami Spice
Miami Spice Preview at The Fontainebleau Miami Beach

August is coming and in Miami that means Miami Spice. Over 215 restaurants all over are perfecting their craft to make sure every bite of your 3-course experience is as perfect as the last. Recently, the iconic Fontainebleau on Miami Beach invited a group of us to visit and try out their Miami Spice menu

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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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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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Miami Spice 2017: Brunch Life is the Best Life

Miami Spice is jumping on the brunch bandwagon. This year for the first time, several Miami Spice participating restaurants will be featuring $23 3-course brunch menus. Brunch seems to be everyone’s favorite meal and how can you blame us - food and day drinking? Sounds like a winning combination!

 

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Miami Spice 2017:  Our Contributors 20 BEST SPICE BITES

Every August and September, the Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau organizes Miami Spice…two months of specially priced 3 course prix fixe menus designed to encourage locals and visitors to try new places or visit favorites for both lunch and dinner.  Priced at $23 for lunch/brunch and $39 for dinner,

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Miami Spice Preview: Estefan Kitchen To Host Exclusive Dinner

Miami Spice is almost here! That means the preview dinners are right around the corner. This year will be the 16th year of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)’s Miami Spice Restaurant Program.

First up on the calendar of preview dinners, GMCVB will be teaming up with Estefan Kitchen for an exclusive preview of the hot new Design District restaurant’s Miami Spice menu before the program kicks-off August 1, 2017.

For one night only, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, guests enjoyed a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a 1950’s Cuba inspired setting with Chef Odell Torres. The three-course meal will allow diners to relish in the flavors inspired by traditional Estefan family recipes and experience the new restaurant’s Miami Spice menu, available August through September. Priced at $55 per person (excluding tax, tip and additional beverage purchases) the dinner will include complimentary pours from Miami Spice sponsors Chandon, Stella Artois, Terrazas de los Andes and Fiji Water as well as the live entertainment the restaurant is known for.

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Counting Down Miami Spice: Izzy's Fish & Oyster

The days of Miami Spice are officially counting down, but before we say farewell to the off-season fixe prix special extravaganza that has most of us swearing off our bikini bodies till Spring, we have some musts that should be checked off the bucket list.

We are talking about South Beach’s seafood resto of choice, Izzy’s Fish & Oyster Bar, who recently upgraded some items of its Miami Spice dinner menu ($39) for the month of September.

Chef/Owner Jamie Derosa and Chef de Cuisine, William Crandall are staying true to New England roots with their authentic dishes and drinks. It’s a slice of Cape Cod just off the corner of 5th and Washington.

The menu offers the option of substituting your dessert for a beverage, which is the way to go unless you are one of the few dedicated souls who actually saves room. These options include house red or white wine, Narragansett on draft, Sam Adams Oktoberfest Ale or one of their signature Miami Spice Cocktails.

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Bar Primi Pop Up Entices Guests with Classic Italian Flavors

Ripe with Authenticity, Bar Primi Pop Up Entices Guests with Classic Italian Flavors

It may seem like every other week that The Dutch, located inside the W Hotel South Beach, puts on an event. From the summer BBQ series, to the Bar Primi pop up, Chefs Adonay Tarfur and Josh Gripper keep busy.

To close out the summer with a bang, the team at The Dutch have invited their sister restaurant Bar Primi from New York to enjoy that #MiamiLife and take advantage of our favorite time of year: Miami Spice Season. I was invited to join a few other food writers to experience this newest Spice twist. 

Spearheaded by Chef Andrew Carmellini and Chef/Partner Sal Lamboglia, Bar Primi has become a New York Italian staple serving up classic, straight forward food straight from the motherland.

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