Valeria Nekhim Lease
Valeria Nekhim was born in the Ukraine and raised in Montreal. She has lived in Manhattan and Miami. Her favorite part of food writing is learning the stories of chefs and restaurateurs.
9 months ago | Brunch Report
Bottomless brunch on the beach has a nice ring to it don't you think? At Etaru, a new modern Japanese Robatayaki concept in Hallandale Beach, Sunday brunch comes with a welcome cocktail and as much Whispering Angel rosé as you can drink ...
9 months ago | Food Industry
The owners of Cáfe Crème in North Miami are opening a smaller outpost of the concept in Buena Vista, as well as an organic rotisserie chicken restaurant in Little Haiti.
11 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
Firm, glistening cubes of watermelon bear a striking resemblance to high-end raw tuna, which is precisely why chef Todd Erickson chose the juicy fruit as the foundation for the restaurant's vegan poke ($7). To make the dish taste like the Hawaiian...
11 months ago | Miami Spice
The good news is Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Matador Room at the Miami Beach Edition is participating in Miami Spice. The bad news is its $39 three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu isn't offered on Fridays or Saturdays. Regardless, the light and brig...
12 months ago | Miami Spice
A closer look at what Cecconi's Miami Beach is offering during Miami Spice 2017.
1 year ago | Interviews
If you've lived in Miami long enough, you understand that operating a successful restaurant for many years in this city is quite the feat. This past month, however, Andiamo in the MiMo district celebrated its 16th birthday. What's the secret? Mana...