25 Things We Love About Miami – The Art of Dining Out Edition

Market at Edition

1. Old Favorite, New Look at the River Seafood & Oyster Bar 2. Crispy Diablo Squid from Morton’s the Steakhouse 3. Rotating Art at R House R House brings art to Wynwood in the form of a restaurant. In fact, some even consider the entire setting an art installation. A large-scale mural greets guests outside, and movable pieces give the feel ... Read More »

Holiday Gift Guide


‘Tis the season, Miami. There may not be snow on the ground, but the holidays certainly bring a warm, giving spirit to our lives. Because we at DiningOut are all about good food and drink, our gift guide centers around indulgences you can really sink your teeth into. Read up on our suggestions below, where you’ll find the perfect host ... Read More »

Drink this Now

Candy cane

1. Finlandia Candy Cane In a shaker with ice, add 1-1/2 ounces Finlandia vodka, 1/2 ounce Triple Sec, and 3 ounces cranberry juice. Coat the rim of a martini glass with red and white sugar.* Pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with a candy cane. *Red and white sugar is available in most bakery aisles; or substitute red sugar ... Read More »

Old Favorite, New Look at the River Seafood & Oyster Bar

river oyster bar

When Chef David Bracha opened The River Seafood & Oyster Bar {650 South Miami Avenue; 305.530.1915} in 2003, the landscape of Brickell was very different from what it is today. Long before there were towering high-rises—or the framework of soon-to-be high-rises— on every corner, there were a few humble neighborhood spots where locals would come to unwind after a long ... Read More »

The Art of World-Class Dining


Now in its second year, Seaspice {422 Northwest North River Drive; 305.440.4200} has many great things to celebrate. These days, the chic seafood brasserie—which debuted during Art Basel in 2013—is packed, especially on Sundays when it’s known as the ultimate daytime party in Miami. A second phase of the waterfront complex, called Modern Garden {422 Northwest North River Drive; 305.440.4200}, opened last ... Read More »

Where to Eat Now: Toro Toro


By Richard Temple | Contributor Hotel restaurants aren’t always “destinations” in their own right. Often they’re more of a place to have a quick snack when you arrive in a strange city tired and hungry. One notable exception is Toro Toro at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Miami as is evidenced by their recent awards.* 33-year-old Executive Chef Eric Do ... Read More »

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