Stiltsville Fish Bar

With its warm decor, laid-back vibe, reasonably-priced and varied menu, Stiltsville Fish Bar (named after Miami’s unique historic structures) has that oomph needed to succeed in the very tough market that is Miami.

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Bienvenidos a Bazaar Mar

Even before South Florida had two gems by Chef José Andrés, I’d visited (and loved) SAAM at The Bazaar in Beverly Hills for a memorable and glam birthday celebration. Needless to say, I’m ecstatic we now have a couple of our very own Bazaars! The first, The Bazaar South Beach, happens to be one of my top favorite […]

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Le Zoo, Je Like

September 16th, 2016 Miami Spice Update Le Zoo 9700 Collins Avenue Bal Harbour, FL 33154 HIT: The Bistro Chicken: pan roasted breast in sherry vinegar and a black pepper jus…simply delightful. MISS: Not a single one. Despite its ritzy location, dining there is surprisingly low key. Le Zoo continues to deliver quality food: uncomplicated, simple French goodness. =================================================================== April 22nd, 2016 Despite my […]

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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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Beachcraft

I know; I know.  I’ve said I don’t usually rush to new restaurant openings, and yet here I am again. I had to visit this one as soon as possible. It’s Tom‘s!  If you follow my blog, then you already know (a) I am a Craft fan and (b) I have a not-so-secret-crush on Colicchio (it’s OK, the […]

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