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Mother’s Day 2016 in Miami

mother's day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8. Have you made your dining plans yet? Below, the only guide you’ll need to decide where to treat mom on her special day. Be sure to make reservations as soon as possible! Adena Grill & Wine Bar {900 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954.464.2333} From 11am-4pm, the elegant steakhouse at Gulfstream Park will host a ... Read More »

Interactive Cooking Classes at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

azul cooking class

It’s only natural that a triple five-star hotel such as Mandarin Oriental, Miami {500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell; 305.913.8358} would have restaurants helmed by some of the most talented chefs around. But it’s not every day that you can get an up-close-and-personal look inside the workings of these chefs’ kitchens. But that’s exactly what the luxury hotel on Brickell Key ... Read More »

La Mar by Gastón Acurio’s Cebiche Clasico

La Mar Cebiche Clasico

Cebiche Clasico from La Mar by Gastón Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami {500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell; 305.913.8358} Ingredients 3-1/2 oz fluke, cubed salt red habanero, brunoised 1 fresh lime 2 oz leche de tigre 1 oz red onions, julienned Garnish: sweet potato choclo micro-cilantro Method: In a bowl, mix fish, salt, habanero, lime juice, and leche de tigre. Form the mixture into ... Read More »

La Mar’s Causa Cangrejo

Causa Cangrejo

Causa Cangrejo from Chef Diego Oka of La Mar by Gastón Acurio  serves two to four Ingredients Beet causa: 1 lb Idaho potatoes salt to taste 2 Tbsp canola oil 4 Tbsp beet purée 2 Tbsp lime juice Filling: 1/2 c crabmeat 2 Tbsp lime juice 3 Tbsp mayonnaise salt to taste Avocado aïoli: 1 avocado, diced 2 Tbsp lime ... Read More »

Christmas in Miami

Atrio

In Miami, it’s not just Chinese restaurants that are open on Christmas. The following dining establishments are not only open, but are offering delicious special holiday menus. Happy Holidays! Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room {Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Avenue, Brickell; 305.503.6528} Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Staring at 6pm, relish in a special prix-fixe menu featuring your choice of Appetizers (Clam, Lobster, and Corn ... Read More »

Mandarin Oriental, Miami Celebrates Chefs’ Birthdays

mandarin oriental chefs

’Tis the season for celebrating—and Mandarin Oriental, Miami {500 Brickell Key, Brickell; 305.913.8358} is giving us yet another reason to do just that on Wednesday, December 16, in honor of the birthdays of Chef Benjamin Murray of Azul and Chef Diego Oka of La Mar by Gastón Acurio. Guests who dine at either restaurant on this special date will enjoy ... Read More »

Dining Out for Thanksgiving

In exactly one week, who among us will be frantically slicing, dicing, basting, and frosting? Who will be making last-minute trips to the to the grocery store (for the third time!)? Who will be so caught up in preparing a feast of such epic proportions that there isn’t time to take a moment to reflect on the true meaning of ... Read More »

9 Can’t Miss November Events

Lef Kraounakis

The holiday season is just around the corner. But that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be celebrating in the meantime. Here’s a look at nine of the top events taking place in Miami this November—until Thanksgiving. We’ll have an entirely new roundup for you then. 1. StripSteak and Jack Daniel’s Celebrate Frank Sinatra When: November 11 at 8pm Where: StripSteak by Michael Mina {4441 ... Read More »

Miami August Events

Sardinia enoteca

The Dog Days of Summer are here, and we’re certainly feeling it! But good news: Miami Spice is here as well. Check out ilovemiamispice.com to see the full list of nearly 200 restaurants throughout Miami that are offering special lunch and dinner prix-fixe menus from now through September 30. We also put together two previews of some of our favorite Miami ... Read More »

La Mar by Gastón Acurio Celebrates Peru’s Independence Day in Style

La Mar Anticucho Bar LR

Although we celebrated our nation’s independence earlier this month, Peruvians are getting ready to celebrate theirs on July 28. And Miami’s leading Peruvian restaurant La Mar by Gastón Acurio {Mandarin Oriental Miami, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell; 305.913.8358} is celebrating in style with a weeklong roster of culinary events and specials. The festivities begin this Sunday, July 26, from noon ... Read More »

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