Posts tagged Japanese food
Chotto Matte: Restaurateur Kurt Zdesar Brings Nikkei Cuisine Across the Pond

In a business where it’s difficult enough to have just one success, Kurt Zdesar’s passion, creativity and tireless enthusiasm has rewarded him (and the public!) with multiple restaurant hits. Born in Sydney Australia but now living in London where he has several successful eateries (Chotto Matte, Black Roe, Fucina and Paneterria by Fucina), Kurt Zdesar opened the visually stunning Chotto Matte in Miami Beach one year ago.

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NOVIKOV: Russian Name, Asian Food, Hot Spot

Looking at the menu at Novikov, downtown Miami’s multi-concept restaurant, seems contradictory to the obvious Russian name yet, owner Arkadiy Novikov has built an empire of restaurants that have proven that a name does not dictate its cuisine. One of six Novikov locations. including ones in Moscow and London, Novikov Miami is the first in the US.

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AMAkase at Chef Brad Kilgore’s KAIDO

So much has been buzzed about Chef Brad Kilgore’s new hot spot, KAIDO. And now the secret is out. KAIDO, the Japanese and Asian inspired lounge/restaurant is tucked into the second floor in the Paradise Plaza of the Design District on NE 41st and has a reservation-only back room called AMA, which just introduced an ever-changing Omakase menu.

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It Takes a Village: Vagabond Village opens at the Vagabond Hotel

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.

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