Miami Spice Photo Diaries 2017

Find all of my past Miami Spice coverage  HERE. This Photo Diaries page is a quick reference guide to my Miami Spice dinners, updated as they happen, and consolidated into one post. FEATURED: Bourbon Steak Scarpetta Milos by Costas Spiliadis db Bistro Phuc Yea Chef Adrianne’s Zuma Zest The Forge Byblos October 1st, 2017 Byblos 1545 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139 […]

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Bāzí

Being a Chef Pirolo fan (formerly of Scarpetta & Macchialina, amongst others), I quickly scooped up a reservation at Bāzí shortly after it opened at The Marlin Hotel in South Beach. You won’t find any spaghetti at this classics-meets-modern Asian restaurant. For once, this is a good thing. If you visited the space back when MIX South Beach (good riddance) was there, […]

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Top Ten Restaurants of 2015

It’s December and you know what that means: lists, lists, and more lists. What a difference a year makes! South Florida saw way too many restaurant closures this year. Only now does it seem like the tide is starting to turn and new restaurants are popping up everywhere you look. This list (different than my […]

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My Top Restaurant Choices – 2014

With so many incredible dining options, narrowing my favorite restaurants down always proves to be a difficult task. This list of favorites is different than last month’s Miami Michelin Guide Selections post (where I chose what I think are South Florida’s BEST restaurants, worthy of a Michelin nod). The criteria for the following list is more […]

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My Top Restaurant Choices – 2013

“What is your favorite restaurant?” Why is that such a hard question for me to answer?  It’s the one question I receive time and time again, and it is almost impossible for me to answer on the spot. There are many variables I always consider before answering. I suppose I could compose several basic lists […]

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Miami Spice Memories

Miami Spice came and went way too fast! Same story, different year. Tuyo, Caffe Vialetto, DB Bistro, and Escopazzo were the last targets on my long, must-try list. Located on the 8th floor of the Miami Culinary Institute, Tuyo never ceases to impress me. When dining there, you must arrive before sundown and take in the spectacular […]

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