Tony Chi's interior design of Café Sambal is chic and sleek, with white walls, dark wood tables, and a black staircase in the center of the dining room leading up to the Mandarin Oriental hotel's more haute Azul. Sounds coldly minimalist, but seashell-embedded terrazzo floors, woven off-white rawhide chairs, wooden blinds, and pools of falling water at the base of that stairway warm the place considerably. Whether your perspective is from one of 70 indoor seats or 90 outdoors on a partially covered terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay and the downtown skyline, or whether the plate in front of you contains breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Café Sambal provides a lovely,... More >>>