The second location of the cult-favorite artisanal donut shop, The Salty Donut, has finally announced its opening date in South Miami. On Friday, May 24th The Salty Donut SoMi will officially open its doors. This larger store means more offerings and experiences, and more donut flavors specific for this location.Read More
Moms have a tough job and should be a little spoiled every once in a while. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to sweeten things up and take mom out for the dessert she deserves.Read More
It was literally, a “Dim Sunday”, when we drove through the steady rain to No Name Chinese in South Miami. The modern Chinese restaurant helmed by Chef Pablo Zitzmann was a bright and welcome oasis with brick walls, open kitchen and counter and just the right amount of Asian touches. There is even a framed map of Hong Kong on the wall.Read More
For the last eight years Miami has embraced Sunset Drive’s Sweetness Bakeshop. The family-owned bakeshop opened during the cupcake craze of 2010 and became a haven for desserts in Kendall. Through the years, the Diaz family has kept on top of trendy desserts, but recently Sweetness Bakeshop, has undergone an evolution.Read More
Chocolate is really (finally) having its moment in Miami. It seems that all over the city, chocolate shops are popping up and these chocolatiers really know what they’re doing. New to the South Miami area, you’ll find super passionate sisters Susana and Isabel Garcia Nevett, who recently rebranded their wholesale Cacao Arts into the more personal Garcia Nevett - Chocolatier de Miami retail chocolate shop.Read More
There’s something so warm and comforting about a big plate of Thai food, maybe it’s the spices or just how filling it always seems to be. Miami might not be known specifically for its Thai restaurants, but there are tons of great options to be found all over the city. If you’re craving Thai this weekend, we’ve got a list for you!Read More
Whether you're looking for a cheat day treat or a way to celebrate the back to school with the kids, ice cream is a go to delight for so many of us. Ice cream is one of the most popular desserts available — did you know it's a 30 billion dollar industry? With ice cream to be found on almost every corner, here's five spots we just can't get enough of.Read More
So many events, so little time! It's Friday and as always, there's plenty to do in the Magic City. Here are a few events, new menus, and happy hour offers that we think are worth checking out! Many of these features have a charity component to them that make that just that much more special. Hope to see you at a few!Read More
It feels like every day is another silly food holiday, but for some reason that doesn’t spot us from taking part in enjoying them every once in a while. June 1st is National Donut Day, so in preparation we’ve got a few donut shops in and around Miami you should check out this week, including one very new spot, and an event featuring donuts by some of the best in the biz.Read More
In anticipation of the hotter months in Miami, Sweetness Bakeshop is getting together with some local favorites in the blogger community to create milkshakes that will make the summer a little bit more bearable. The Cool for the Summer Series of Shakes will be available starting June 15th - all the way until Labor Day.
Here are the drool-worthy milkshakes you can expect:Read More
So much has been written recently about the exciting growth of the Miami food scene. The talented chefs, creative use of ingredients and fresh local produce, upscale ethnic flavors and emerging neighborhoods have garnered much praise and numerous James Beard nominations.
But how about where we live? How about that good meal for under $100 per person? MIAbites is proud to feature our favorite local spots “down the street or around the corner” from where we all live.Read More