D’oro Caffe’s Wine Tasting


By Erin Lavan | Associate Publisher  On Thursday evening, DiningOut was invited to a wine tasting at a local downtown favorite, D’Oro Caffe and Market {17 Northeast Third Avenue, Miami; 305.371.6300}. D’Oro is a gem of a place, offering authentic Italian specialties, and the freshest French baguettes and croissants, flown in frozen and baked each day on premises. What we ... Read More »

Perfecto is No Misnomer

Canelon de Aguacate (Photo Courtesy of Perfecto)

By Richard Temple | Contributing Writer  It takes a great deal of chutzpah to call your restaurant ‘Perfecto.’ However, the eponymous Spanish tapas restaurant on Brickell Avenue manages to get away with it as the food is as near perfect as it gets. Perfecto {50 Brickell Avenue, Miami; 305.372.0620} is the offshoot of a restaurant in Barcelona, which probably explains why the ... Read More »

25 Things We Love About Dining Out in Miami

Larios Paella

1. The Spice of Life at Modern Garden and Seasalt and Pepper 2. The Softshell Crab Arepa at Shikany Michael Shikany does not do anything halfway, and his Softshell Crab Arepa wins a crown for excellence in creativity, style, and flavor. With smoked Gouda, goat cheese, pickled radish rémoulade, and red onion relish, this arepa from Shikany is one for ... Read More »

The Authentic Spanish Cuisine of Casa Juancha

Casa Juancho

In Miami’s cultural melting pot, ethnic and exotic foods are a dime a dozen. But when seeking truly authentic food, many options fall short. Step inside Casa Juancho, now in its 30th year, for a glimpse into Spanish culinary tradition. The interior is a rustic realm framed in wooden beams, low lighting, and crisp white linens over colorful striped tablecloths ... Read More »

Our Top 3 Events from Miami’s Great Food Weekend

South Beach Food & Wine Festival

By Sherri Balefsky | Contributing Writer  The whirlwind weekend that is the South Beach Wine & Food Festival officially kicked off on Thursday, with dozens of events scattered throughout the city. Here’s a look inside the most exciting weekend (for food lovers!) in Miami, and our three favorite events during the festival weekend. 1. The Italian Al Fresco Feast On Thursday ... Read More »

Five Courses, Five Chefs, Five Beers

Five Cubed

By Sherri Balefsky | Contributing Writer On Wednesday evening, Miami’s top tastemakers gathered on the rooftop of 1111 Lincoln Road for the night’s ultimate VIP event: Five Cubed. Hosted by Haute Dining and Meat Market’s Executive Chef Sean Brasel, the aptly named private dinner featured five different courses by five different superstar chefs paired with five different specialty beers from Ommegang ... Read More »

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