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First-Ever Italian Culinary Tour Comes to Miami

On May 2-3, come get a taste of Miami's authentic Italian food scene

Here in the Magic City, we embrace our global dining scene—and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is coming to town to celebrate it with us. On May 2 and 3, this organization will host Miami’s first-ever Italian Culinary Tour, which was created to promote the Italian food tradition in Miami. The project is developed in the frame of “The ... Read More »

6 Must-Try Gluten-Free Dishes in Miami

Six plates so good you won't even realize they're gluten free

As a health craze sweeps the nation, some of Miami’s top restaurants are catering to the trend. Read below for some of the Magic City’s tastiest gluten-free dishes, all from some of our favorite food spots in South Florida. Bulla Gastrobar What you’re eating: Arroz Caldoso with bomba rice, clams, shrimp, chicken, calamari, red sofrito, and saffron The Lido Bayside Grill What you’re ... Read More »

The Betsy Debuts “The Grape Escape”

Ocean Drive hotel debuts wine happy hour for Spring

Who doesn’t love a good happy hour? From now through the end of summer, The Betsy South Beach, an Ocean Drive Art Deco hotel staple, invites wine lovers to indulge in one made just for them. Appropriately named “The Grape Escape,” this daily mental vacation offers guest unlimited white, red, or rosé wine and Prosecco, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ... Read More »

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana Introduces Spring Dishes

These Italian dishes honor the tastes of the season

Earlier this year, the award-winning Quattro Gastronomia Italiana {1014 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305.531.4833} kicked off January 2017 with a new chef, Chef Luciano Sautto—and now, he’s kicking off Spring with some new, creative dishes. A product of his Italian roots and mixed culinary background, these fresh, made-from-scratch plates add the flavors of the season to Quattro’s popular house-made pastas and authentic ... Read More »

Champagne + Art at Villa Azur

This Saturday, pair Dom Perignon with fancy food and a private photography exhibit on Miami Beach

Looking for a haute night out this weekend? Look no further than Miami Beach’s swanky, see-and-be-seen spot, Villa Azur {309 23 Street, Miami Beach; 305.763.8688}. Taking place this Saturday, April 29, this dinner event—presented by Dom Perignon—will bring the visual and culinary arts together. And priced at $250 per person, this isn’t just any dinner party. To go with their five-course ... Read More »

Champion of Wynwood

R House celebrates three years (and counting!) of food, drink, art, and community

It was only a few years ago that Miami’s Wynwood District was considered the city’s ugly neighborhood to the north—a tag-ridden, spotted swath of real estate few wanted anything to do with. But as with any city hot on development, these are the neighborhoods that become gentrified, eventually blossoming into destinations that become the talk of the city, the state, ... Read More »

7 Spring Dishes You Have to Try

Try these seasonal dishes at some of Miami's hottest restaurants

Craving the flavors of the season? Try one of these standout dishes—they’re sure to put some Spring in your step. Truffle Rice Hot Pot Jaya at The Setai {2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 855.923.7899} What’s in it: This dish mixes Koshikari rice with slow-poached eggs, spring mushrooms, and celery. When to get it: Dinner; Sunday – Thursday (6 – 10 ... Read More »

Go Easy at Big Easy Winebar & Grill

This South African spot introduces a new "Easy Hour"

Here in the Magic City, the only taste of South Africa we get—literally—is at standout South African restaurant, Big Easy Winebar & Grill {701 South Miami Avenue Suite 33, Brickell; 786.814.5955} at the new Brickell City Centre. Perfect for Brickell neighborhood’s work-hard, play-hard crowd, this haute lunch-and-dinner spot recently launched a new, after-work Easy Hour for Miami’s finest wine lovers. Taking place ... Read More »

10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Ideas

Reserve a table at one of these standout brunch spots for a tasty Easter 2017

Haven’t booked your Easter reservations yet? Hurry up! These brunches are too good not to miss. Villa Azur This Easter, hop on over to Villa Azur {309 23 Street, Miami Beach; 305.763.8688} for a Mediterranean Easter brunch fit for Miami royalty. This brunch will feature an unlimited buffet with cold and warm appetizers, raw bars, BBQ meat and chicken options, Pata Negra, ham, ... Read More »

From Brunch to Lunch

South of Fifth's Bakehouse Brasserie launches new weekday power lunch

Everyone knows about Bakehouse Brasserie’s {808 1 Street, Miami Beach; 305.434.8249} over-the-top frosé brunches, but now, you can head there for lunch, too. Perfect for the South Beach businessman (or woman!), this new Bakehouse Business Lunch promises a daily rotating menu of Chef Bernie Matz’ casual-chic bites, burgers, salads, fresh-pressed juices, and more. With prices starting at just $15 a ... Read More »