Spice Up Your Date Night

Four Miami Spice Restaurants for Couples Jaya at The Setai With 200-plus restaurants offering three-course dinners for just $39 per person, Miami Spice is one of the best times of year to treat your special someone to an extravagant night out on the town. But with so many great restaurants, how do you know where to go? That’s where we ... Read More »

Five Hotel Restaurants that will Exceed Expectations

These in-house eateries aren’t just for tourists In Miami, we’re no stranger to hotel restaurants, whether it’s a mega-resort catering to visitors or boutique hotels looking to woo locals for a staycation. But finding a good hotel restaurant can often be a challenge. Fortunately, a plethora of exceptional hotel restaurants have sprung up over the past decade, attracting both locals ... Read More »

Outrageous Cocktail Vessels

Pao Unicorn

Miami’s cocktail culture is constantly evolving and has touted everything from craft concoctions to personality-driven bars with celeb chef credibility. But despite all the homemade bitters and artisanal shrubs, one thing remains the same: the bigger and more outrageous, the better; and the cocktail world is no exception. So herewith, we bring you the most over-the-top cocktail vessels we’ve seen ... Read More »

Vista Miami: Make a Reservation Yesterday

Seared scallops with mushroom duxelles and crispy kale First impressions matter, and at Vista, it’s impossible to leave unimpressed. The chic chef-driven restaurant in Upper Buena Vista is unlike any other, given its sprawling patio seating that includes a rooftop lounge. The seafood-forward, vegetable-focused menu offers varied selections that wow diners on all fronts. Because of the diverse offerings, patrons ... Read More »

Alloy Bistro Gourmet: A Downtown Miami Gem

Octopus with potato lobster rouille and watercress gazpacho Blink, and you’ll miss it. Alloy Bistro Gourmet, located in the heart of Downtown Miami, is a bit hidden from the hustle and bustle of the city, but eagle-eyed visitors are in for a treat. Inside this cozy eatery, expect nothing short of an unforgettable meal by Chef Federico Genovese, who’s been ... Read More »

Waterfront Dining Miami

Not always so easy to find… but worth it when you do. Seaspice on the Miami River It’s a Miami-specific conundrum: so much water surrounding us, yet so few spots to actually enjoy it. But thankfully, there are many places that have been taking advantage of their waterfront locations for years and a few newer ones that have popped up ... Read More »

Summer Menus at Faena Miami Beach

And it’s not even Miami Spice yet There’s something almost mystical about the Faena Miami Beach. Spread across four blocks on and around Collins Avenue, this opulent destination isn’t just a hotel; it’s a district. Along with rooms and leisure spaces fitted with floor-to-ceiling Juan Gatti wall murals, Alberto Garruti-designed chandeliers, and colorful, mosaic floors, the Faena comes with its ... Read More »

Pre-Game Miami Spice

Get your Spice warm-up in July. Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach Who’s ready to eat?! Miami Spice is the most wonderful time of year for South Florida foodies. Created by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, this two-month promotion highlights some of Miami’s top, often most expensive restaurants by offering prix-fixe lunch, brunch, and dinner menus at affordable ... Read More »

This Week in Eats: July 8

Check out the latest dining news and events, all happening in Miami this week StripSteak by Michael Mina at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Here is this week’s Miami food news: All Week Long: Let’s Do Lunch at Sardinia Enoteca RistoranteEvery Monday through Friday, from Noon to 4 p.m., get a three-course lunch for just $24 at Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante {1801 ... Read More »

Monkey on the Shoulder

A new summer cocktail at BLT Prime Next time you’re in Doral, make sure you stop by BLT Prime {4400 NW 87 Avenue, Doral; 305.591.6606} and try a Monkey on the Shoulder. Because we know you’ll love it, we’ve included the recipe below. Here’s how it’s made: Fill a shaker with ice. Pour 2 ounces Monkey Shoulder, a 1/2 ounce ... Read More »