Ode to Peru lasts only a day

Brickell’s MPP Restaurant is pulling out all the stops Friday, June 28 in honor of National Ceviche Day. Yes, the Peruvian favorite that’s sweeping all Miami by storm.

MPP, which stands for Mi Propiedad Privada (My Private Property) is the area’s newest Cevicheria, serving a multitude of ceviches. They’re loaded with Peru’s bountiful array of peppers, especially their yellow ones on the spicy… Continue reading

A play on brunch at Tongue & Cheek

The restaurant’s name is certainly a play on words but the owners of Tongue & Cheek aren’t messing around when it comes to brunch. They’re taking it as seriously as any other meal of the day.

Chef Jamie DeRosa got the reigns in the kitchen where he’s concocted an all-inclusive menu for foodies with a sweet or savory tooth and those who want… Continue reading

Andale to Huahua’s Taqueria for Mexican grub

Authentic Mexican has come to Lincoln Road on South Beach by way of Chef Todd Erickson’s latest venture, a casual and pet-friendly eatery Huahua’s Taqueria set on the quieter side of the famous street. Chef Erickson knows his Mexican cuisine, hailing from Arizona and spending much of his childhood also traveling to New Mexico.

You’ll know you’ve found the place when you spot… Continue reading

Decisions, decisions…not at L’Entrecote de Paris

Sometimes all you want is a little simplicity in life and that includes not taking an eternity to decide what you’re ordering at your favorite eatery.

That’s easily done at L’Entrecote de Paris, opening in the Brickell area Sept. 5, where they’ve perfected one dish, France’s legendary and signature Steak Frites. In fact, it’s the only entree on the menu but that’s alright… Continue reading

SushiSamba’s carnaval celebrates Brazil’s independence

Samba the weekend away during SushiSamba’s Brazilian Independence Day celebration Sept. 6 and 7 at 9 p.m. at the restaurant’s Miami Beach and Coral Gables locations.

Costumed dancers shake things up performing the country’s traditional samba dance and the 400-year-old traditional capoeira dance that incorporates martial arts moves to the sounds of a live band.

The lively music and dance lends itself to… Continue reading

Midtown’s Sugarcane not just a dinner hotspot anymore

Maintaining the level of hotness in Miami’s fickle foodie community is not an easy feat but Sugarcane’s been rocking it for three years, much of that due to the talented and creative Chef/Partner Timon Balloo.

His menu of off the charts delectable small plates and unmatched artisanal cocktails keep the place slammed and riding on that success this is now a great spot… Continue reading

Ooey, gooey goodness at Daily Melt

James Beard award-winning chef Allen Susser, who put his New World Cuisine and Miami on the culinary map, is keeping things a little simpler nowadays.

A definite departure from his former high-end restaurant Chef Allen’s which was a fixture of Miami’s burgeoning restaurant scene for two decades, Susser is now all about the comfort food, particularly grilled cheeses, at his Midtown spot Daily… Continue reading

Why? Because it’s Karu & Y

Karu & Y is back and even better. Sure, they went away for a little while after making a name for themselves as a chic nightclub where the celebs and beautiful people partied. Like most clubs in Miami, sometimes they need to re-group and boy did they, because now Karu & Y is back with a vengeance.

Karu & Y is… Continue reading

Tobacco Road’s Act is a Century Strong

Nearly a century Tobacco Road has been open, in the same location, making it a Miami institution for live music. It first opened its doors during the prohibition days and obviously things have changed a bit since then with the addition of legalized alcohol and some of the best live music in Miami.

They’ve been playin’ the blues at this place for years… Continue reading

Party the Night Away in B.E.D.

What a concept: go out to go to bed. At this Miami hotspot, people head out for a night of dancing and clubbing on South Beach to a place called B.E.D. where yes, there are plenty of them. Luxurious surroundings create a fabulous mood prime for plunging into a cocktail or two and some sexy people-watching. The acronym stands for beverage.entertainment.dining because… Continue reading