First Look: Tambourine Room by Tristan Brandt

“Does Papi Steak have a Michelin Star?” asked a friend recently while we were at dinner. If that doesn’t encapsulate half of Miami’s overall knowledge of fine dining, I don’t know what does. No, Papi Steak does not have a Michelin Star, my dearest friend. For those lucky not to know what I am referring […]

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Top 30 Bites: Miami 2022

Serious Miami Foodporn Ahead This annual list, now entering its seventh edition, is solely based on MY personal dining experience. Perhaps you saw these bites posted on the blog or my Twitter, Instagram, or TikTok accounts at some point this year. Some bites never left my list and made a return appearance. Others are captivating new entries I […]

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Top 22 Miami Restaurants of 2022: Palette Awards

IMPORTANT: I know you want to scroll down quickly and see the results. And you can. But please read the following intro now or later to understand the “why” behind this list. What is it? What is it not? What went into the naming and placement of each honoree?  You can also choose to LISTEN […]

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PODCAST Miami Restaurant Reviews 8-15

Episode 6 takes a candid look at some of the Miami restaurants we visited this February. Featured: Stubborn Seed Forte by Chef Adrianne Chotto Mate Nossa Omakase Perl Caviar Russe Ariete Orno Once again, the hubs and dining partner-in-crime, Lawrence, joins me as co-host for this developing Miami restaurant review series.  Ready to listen? Join […]

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PODCAST Miami Restaurant Reviews: 1-7

Episode 4 takes a quick, honest, and candid look at some of the Miami restaurants I visited this January. Also, meet the hubs and dining partner-in-crime, Lawrence. He debuted as my co-host for this new and developing Miami restaurant review segment and did not hold back.

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