Claudio Giordano

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    AltaMare Introduces New Interior and Oyster-Heavy Happy Hour

    With plenty of fish in the sea, options are plentiful -- finding that special catch is no easy task. Miami isn't lacking seafood restaurants, but there are some that keep themselves well hidden. Take AltaMare, the Italian-inspired "hook-to-table" seafood joint that's décor exudes an pretentious air ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Altamare's Simon Stojanovic Talks TIKL, Teams with Lindsay Autry for Chefs Dinner

    TIKL, the new small plates concept by Altamare's owner Claudio Giordano, chef Simon Stojanovic and general manager Frank Scottolini, is scheduled to bring a bit of Altamare's flair for fresh local seafood, to Brickell late Spring. The 7,500-square-foot restaurant will feature a large bar area, exten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Altamare Team To Open "Tikl" on Brickell

    Altamare's raw seafood sampler would fit in at Tikl.​In March 2010, Claudio Giordano moved his AltaMar restaurant into larger digs up the same Lincoln Road block, removed capitalization of the letter "m" and added an "e" to the end of the name, and brought chef Simon Stojanovic on board. Through t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    AltaMare's Wine Pairing Dinners Are Owner Claudio's Domain

    Adam Larky​Claudio Giordano, owner of AltaMare restaurant on Lincoln Road, is a vivacious Italian who's been in Miami for over 25 years. Recently he brought back the wine pairing dinners that have always been part of his restaurant repertoire.

  • Dining

    May 6, 2010
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    March 2, 2010

    Altamare Opens For Lunch With Free Prosecco

    Yellowfin tartare, Spanish mackerel crudo, triggerfish carpaccio...and a clam.​Altamare Restaurant will officially open for lunch tomorrow, Wednesday, March 3 (noon to 4:00 p.m.). To help create a festive mood for the occasion, owner Claudio Giordano will be pouring complimentary glasses of prosec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Q&A with AltaMare Executive Chef Simon Stojanovic

    Adam Larkey​For the past three months, executive chef Simon Stojanovic, has been working in the kitchen of longtime local favorite AltaMar developing dishes for the restaurant's sister, AltaMare, expected to open next week. Claudio Giordano's AltaMar will close its doors the day AltaMare's doors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    AltaMar To Become Bigger ALTAMARE

    Pompano in salt crust at AltaMar/ALTAMARE​After nine years of packing them in at 1223 Lincoln Road, AltaMar's Claudio Giordano has partnered with chef Simon Stojanovic to open a sister venture ALTAMARE just steps away. The restaurant, due to debut sometime around the middle of next month, will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Mother's Day Restaurant Roundup, Part II

    via basyke's flickr some random picture I found on the internet on a "mother's day" image searchThis post is dedicated to the time I got arrested on Mother's Day when I was 15. Do not -- I repeat -- do not, get high with your friends on the roof of a parking garage in Coral Gables and throw r ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Sippin’ and Grubbin’

    The dining’s fine at Alta Mar.