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Summer kick-off at Fi’lia was a Spritzy Italian wonder

The classic Aperol Spritz is the ideal cocktail to kick off summer and it paired perfectly with a few select new menu items at Fi’lia in the SLS Brickell during their Summer Soiree.

With a kitschy Aperol Spritz bar where the refreshing orange cocktails were handmade and an endless array of new menu items, it was a fun, relaxing, no-pretense evening.

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Tour of Lincoln Rd. ends with stop at Time Out Market Miami

Lincoln Road is seeing a return to it’s first days as a hotbed of independent stores with a few of them opening up alongside the chains like Banana Republic, American Eagle, Anthropologie, Express and H&M.

Returning to Lincoln Road so far are Fritz’s Skate, Bike & Surf Shop, the Dog Bar and Lulu Laboratorium. More are set to be announced so know that… Continue reading

Champions Bar & Grill serving up sophisticated menu in elegant sports bar

Aptly named Champions Bar & Grill, probably because it faces one of the golf world’s most challenging courses, the Blue Monster in Doral, this elegant restaurant has a well-crafted menu sure to please golfers and more.

Having recently announced Executive Chef James Rogers to oversee all culinary at Champions, as well as throughout the resort, the meal we had showed his extensive experience.… Continue reading

The Sylvester’s chic, tropical look is a welcome change

A welcome change to what this space used to be when the guys from Beaker & Gray took it over. As it’s previous incarnation Boombox, it lacked personality and was a bit too “clubby.” Now it’s exactly what you would expect from B&G.

Here’s a look

Photo courtesy of The Sylvester

Sampling their gourmet bar bites and of course outstanding cocktails made for… Continue reading

How I love thee, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

I’ve been a fan of Yardbird Southern Table & Bar for so many years and have had so many countless amazing meals there that when I was invited to try their happy hour, I couldn’t get there fast enough.

What was just as much fun as trying all their amazing food and cocktails was sitting at the table with so many fellow foodies.… Continue reading

Bohemian vibe is strong at Proyecto Tulum

When you know the food is from La Santa Taqueria, and you arrive at a place with such a Bohemian vibe you know it’s gonna be a good night. That was our experience at Proyecto Tulum in Wynwood.

The carefully curated sacred space is described as “relaxing, soothing, modern, tropical structured, raw, wanderlust and textures” on their website. Aside from the great food,… Continue reading

Wanna try Indian street food? Check out CHO: TU in Midtown

Indian street food you say? Yes, it’s got it’s place in the Indian restaurant landscape in Miami at CHO: TU a new smallish fast casual spot in Midtown Miami.

They’re proud to represent all areas of India on their menu. They’re making cuisine from the northern, southern and Mumbai regions. I got to sample several of the dishes and here’s what I had:… Continue reading

Dad…here’s to you on Father’s Day

Stumped on what to do for Dad on Father’s Day? Read on to find out about where to take him for a meal or other fun outing around So FL…

Whizz around the Go-Kart track at Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale for free on Father’s Day. Enjoy one free pro race session, one-day race license and a head sock (so Dad feels… Continue reading

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Wine Down Wednesdays is a great deal

Patio seating at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in Downtown Miami offers endless views of the Miami River and beyond. It’s the perfect spot to sit and sip $5 wines on Wednesdays during their Wine Down Wednesdays from 4-9 p.m. and feast on a variety of delectable bites.

With such a great deal on house wines you can have a few while nibbling on these…

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Sampled a trio of Lincoln Eatery’s 16 concepts

Sampling just a trio of the 16 fast-casual, artisan and grab & go concepts at Lincoln Eatery was just a tip of the iceberg and what a nice tip it was! It’s set just off Lincoln Road, behind the Lincoln Road garage off 17 St.

Recently I was there to sample items from TYO Sushi, Marble & Rye and Chill-N. The abundance of… Continue reading