Posts in Restaurants
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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A Hidden Paradise: Isabelle's Grill Room and Garden in Coconut Grove

In a city full of vibrant restaurants and extravagance, it is nice to find a place that can provide an ambiance of classic elegance and intimacy, while maintaining Miami’s chic and modern styles.

Newly opened, Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden in the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove screams luxury, typical of Coconut Groves most beautiful mansions, decorated with stained woods, brass, leather and a touch of white and green accents, creates an inviting environment, ideal for business meetings, romantic getaways and delightful cocktail evenings.

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Where to Eat in Miami: Miami Boat Show Dining Guide

Welcome to the Miami Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show! Our MIAbites Dining Guide is updated just for this weekends event, so please enjoy each and every one of our favorite spots while you are here.

NEW this year are special food experiences at the show itself, including the Miami Yacht Shows, Windward VIP Club that includes elevated food and beverages including Rosé and Oysters event, Champagne Tastings and a special Brunch and Mixology Class with James Beard Finalist, Chef Brad Kilgore and his team from Kilgore Culinary. Tickets available here . 

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Taquiza Returns To South Beach And Is #StillGrinding

We just couldn’t wait for Taco Tuesday to feature the new Taquiza location on Collins at 13th Street. After what felt like an eternity to Taquiza fans since the original South Beach location closed over the summer, due to the sale of the building, a new and sparkling Taquiza has opened in a larger space a few blocks south.

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Four All Inclusive Brunch Deals Worth Checking Out in Miami

No Sunday Funday is complete without a big brunch with all the fixings, and a few mimosas won’t hurt either. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again — Miami loves a good brunch deal. With so many options it’s hard to navigate the ever-expanding brunch scene, so we did the research for you.

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Casual New England fare at The Lobster Shack in South Pointe

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.

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Where to Eat in Miami: Art Basel Dining Guide

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 of Our Contributors Best Bites for Art Basel dining in and around Miami, Miami Beach, Wynwood and the Design District. 

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Ethiopian Food returns to Miami at Awash Restaurant

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.

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Where to Eat in Miami: MIAbites Dining Guide

Everyone is always asking us "Where should we eat in Miami?"  Here are some of MIAbites Contributors Best Bites for "am to pm" dining in and around Miami, Miami Beach, Wynwood and the Design District.  We update this guide every month so make sure you bookmark this page for future reference.

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Wine Wednesday: Celebrate This Holiday Season with VIK Chilean Wines at Fogo de Chão

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.

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Relentless Roasters Transitions into Deco Coffee Co. & Opens Cafe in Partnership with Threefold Cafe

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.

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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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