Posts in Restaurants
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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Cake Thai Zap Elee evenings at Bistro B + Bakery

Chef Phuket Thongsodchareondee (aka Cake @kzcake) has had his share of food drama, opening and closing two restaurants within a couple of years and within a couple blocks of each other.  His original spot, Cake Thai, a tiny hidden gem on Biscayne and 79th St is still a favorite among authentic Thai street food fans, yet his past two ventures into Miami’s busiest food arena in Wynwood/Midtown were a challenge.

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Insider's Scoop on the Chef Collective at Pao with Benjamin Murray and Giorgio Rapicavoli

What’s better than a special dinner by one of Miami’s best chefs? Naturally, a collab with two of Miami’s best chefs! On Thursday, July 26, Pao by Paul Qui‘s Chef de Cuisine, Benjamin Murray will welcome famed local Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, beloved for his fun and funky twists on comfort food, to this month’s Chef Collective at Faena Miami Beach.

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Weekly Nibble: $10 Pasta, Chef Collab Dinners, and a Summer Rooftop Pop-Up

As much as we'd like to think summer is Miami's slow season, when it comes to events and fun food related activities it seems there's no shortage of cool things to do. From collab dinners with our favorite chefs to deals on the city's best pasta -- we've got your Weekly Nibble round up featuring plenty of can't miss events!

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Summer Has Arrived at Lolo's Surf Cantina

Lolo’s Surf Cantina, on a side entrance of the Stanton Hotel in Sofi, is a casual, “come as you are” spot on the quiet part of Ocean Drive, overlooking Marjory Stoneman Douglas Park. Seating is both indoors and outdoors with hightop tables, overlooking the park and coconut trees, and a block from the ocean.

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Agaveros Cantina: A Hidden Gem on Miami Beach

Located right off Collins Avenue in the Gates Hotel, you’ll find Agaveros Cantina - a Mexican spot with more than 75 tequilas and mezcals imported from Mexico. Chef Nicolas Bour was appointed executive chef early in 2018 and has redesigned the entire menu to reflect a style all his own.

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Coral Gables Hosts First Ever Culinary Month in Addition to Beloved Restaurant Week

Starting June 4th, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables will be launching the first-ever Coral Gables Culinary Month. An expansion of the BID’s signature dining promotion Coral Gables Restaurant Week, Culinary Month promises 30 days of exclusive, interactive and mouthwatering events, promotions, special menus, chef demonstrations and more.

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ALMA- Modern Spanish cooking in Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove is my favorite place to visit and has undergone many transitions over the years from a boho atmosphere with hookah bars to an up and coming culinary destination.  So, on a recent Saturday night, my husband and I decided to visit Alma, one of the newest additions to the Grove, a creation of Sergio Chamizo and Maria Poblanco which opened this late January. 

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What I ATE: MIAbites Team Dishes on Their Favorite Miami Burgers During National Burger Month

We’re halfway through National Burger Month, and we haven’t eaten nearly as many burgers as we feel we should have by now. In honor of the fun food holiday, we’re going to share with you some of the best burgers in Miami according to the MIAbites team.

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Plant-based Brunch at Planta South Beach

Brunch just got a lot healthier.  In addition to the many “all you can eat” brunch buffets in Miami, new hip spot, Planta in the South of Fifth neighborhood now offers a Saturday and Sunday plant-based a la carte brunch that includes creative versions of traditional brunch favorites in addition to favorite items on the regular Planta menu.

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Pinch Kitchen Celebrates National Burger Month with Weekly Burger Collabs

It’s back! The annual, month-long celebration of all things burgers — better known as National Burger Month — is upon us. To celebrate, Pinch Kitchen has once again teamed up with some of their Miami media and blogger friends, and has even added some chef friends into the mix this year, to develop their own take on the Pinch Burger.

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Wellness Wednesday- Smart Bites: Urban Farming and a Healthy Café

In the quadrant between I-95 and The Dolphin, sits the Allapattah “ Healthy” District, a mixture of sparkling glass medical centers and empty warehouses and lots. On a corner of NE 20th visible with its bright green awning is Smart Bites, a small storefront café that is run by Mari Vila and features healthy soups, salads, burgers (including a Bison Burger!) wraps, sides and fresh juices.

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