Things are about to change in Brickell. Whether it will be for the better remains a mystery. At this moment, several stone-gray, nearly finished highrises loom on the skyline. Work is underway on Brickell City Centre, a massive, Hong Kong-financed gigaplex of shops, restaurants, offices, and hotels. ... More >>
The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing plans for a 1,100-foot-tall monstrosity planned for 700 Brickell Ave., currently the Northern Trust Bank building. One Brickell City Centre would be taller than any skyscraper in Miami or Atlanta or anywhere else in Dixie. It would even be taller tha ... More >>
There are plenty of edgy things happening at the Four Seasons Hotel besides Edge Steak & Bar. On the second floor is a hidden lunch gem with an owner just as edgy as the menu he puts out daily. Chef-owner William Hegemann is always in his chef whites, staying true to his Chaîne des Rôtisseurs stam ... More >>
When deciding on a restaurant for Miami Spice, there are a few factors to consider: location, whether the restaurant serves lunch or dinner (or both), and the price point (fine or luxury dining). Of course there's also the question of whether or not your choice serves Spice on weekends (many do not ... More >>
Jeff McInnis has left Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Both McInnis and 50 Eggs owner John Kunkel have confirmed to Short Order the departure of the chef/partner. See also: Khong's Chef Bee Headed To Oishi Thai
Four restaurants in one night? Miami residents might be familiar with the pub crawl, a night of organized drinking in which participants walk from bar to bar and are offered drink specials and usually a free shot or drink at each stop. How about a dish crawl? These are already taking place in other ... More >>
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Being a glutton may not fit well in Miami where cage-free, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and lactose-intolerant eaters flout their eating habits like fashion statements, but all foodies have their places. For binge eaters or those who are just really hungry, these are buffets.We're not talking about ... More >>
One of two lamb chops on my plate at Edge Steak & Bar was overcooked; it was supposed to be medium-rare but was served medium. A side order of haricots verts with mixed mushrooms was bland and contained too many crushed walnuts. Minor errors like those usually aren't noteworthy when reviewing a ... More >>
Cochon 555, the traveling wine and pig competition, is on its fourth U.S. tour. On Monday, its leaders announced it will be making a stop in Miami. The event will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell on April 1st and features some of Miami's top chefs, including Michelle Bernstein of Mic ... More >>
A few weeks ago, bigwigs at the Florida Miami Marlins announced they were putting the final touches on the team's new stadium in Little Havana. The coup de grace: a rubber membrane designed to reduce the glare off its bulbous, retractable metal roof. Soon the stadium will be shrink-wrapped i ... More >>
Doraku's South Beach bar is known for its happy hour. We're hoping the tradition continues in Brickell.Doraku, home to everyone's favorite happy hour, is opening a second Florida location in Mary Brickell Village.According to the manager of the SoBe location, the lease was just signed this week a ... More >>
Marc Averette via wikimedia commonsThe Four Seasons Hotel on Brickell AvenueGrowing up in communist Poland, Bozena Sawa secretly idealized the glittering luxury hotels that dotted capitalist Western Europe and the United States. After the fall of the Iron Curtain, she moved to New York and fell i ... More >>
Last night the Four Seasons Hotel on Brickell hosted its first ever virtual tasting. Twenty something twasters (yes, we just made that up) showed up to partake in the $15 tasting. They tweeted about the wines with fellow #FSwine tweeters in nine Four Seasons hotels nationwide.The constant online ... More >>
Photo by Andrea F.The color yellow has been proven to increase the appetite.In alphabetical order:Acqua in the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiAqua connotes greenish-blue. Acqua connotes the restaurant helmed by chef Patrick Boucher in Miami's Four Seasons Hotel. The Life Acquatic is a movie with Bill ... More >>
Stone crab season is underway and Floridians are embracing the season one claw at a time. Restaurants across the city are serving up these succulent sea creatures, and 14Thirty-Five at the Four Seasons Hotel on Brickell just added a $65 all-you-can-eat stone crab dinner to the Tuesday night menu. ... More >>
Photo by Christina StaalstromRum has a long and romantic history. Pirates in the Caribbean spun tales during rum-infused journeys, the British Navy was said to be run on "rum, sodomy, and the lash," and smugglers who satisfied America's thirst during Prohibition were known as "rum runners." ... More >>
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It is an astounding statistic: 99 percent of all new restaurants go out of business within the first six minutes. Or something like that. Still, this doesn’t deter one feckless restaurateur after another from trying their hands at the hazardous game. They all go in confident that they’ve got som ... More >>
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