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Fratelli Lyon

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    December 6, 2012

    Ten Restaurant and Gallery Pairings for Art Week

    Art Week means countless guides, lists and must-sees for the weekend. The sheer amount of events and galleries can leave you overwhelmed and if you're not careful, on the couch confused and defeated. To help foodies make some decisions this weekend, we came up with yet another list that pairs what ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Art Basel Eats: From a Phuc Yea! Pop-Up to a Basel Biergarten

    Schmoozing with art snobs requires serious sustenance. After all, how will you remain fluent in artspeak, keep track of notable names to drop, and make it from Wynwood to the Beach and back without an adequate caloric intake? Luckily, the fairs are all on board with keeping you well-fed, so this ye ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    MC Kitchen to Open Next Week: What Dena Marino is Most Excited About

    Dena Marino and partner Brandy Coletta have been working on MC Kitchen for about six months now. The Design District restaurant in the former Fratelli Lyon space, featuring modern Italian cuisine, has been completely reworked from the ground up, as evidenced by the restaurant's "demolition" photo ga ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Fratelli Lyon Finds a Temporary Home at Bass Museum of Art

    If you've been missing the Italian fare from Fratelli Lyon, you'll be happy to know Ken Lyon is working hard to quell your cravings. Ever since Fratelli Lyon left the Design District, Ken Lyon has been keeping busy preparing food at events for the likes of FENDI via his catering company Lyon Lyon, ... More >>

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    June 1, 2012

    Miami Restaurant Openings & Closings, May 2012

    May was certainly an eventful month concerning Miami dining. A trio of favorites closed shop (Anise Taverna Rustica, Fratelli Lyon, Sustain Restaurant Bar), and newcomer Mare Nostrum dropped away faster than squid on a stripper pole.There were quite a few openings, the ones of note mostly debuting ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    MC Kitchen, Dena Marino's Modern Italian, To Replace Fratelli Lyon Soon

    Okay, "soon" may be an overstatement, but MC Kitchen is "hopefully opening in early August," in the former Fratelli Lyon space, says executive chef Dena Marino. This leaves us happily anticipating the modern Italian cuisine of Marino and partner, Brandy Coletta, Their design takeover will replace th ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    Fratelli Lyon Closes in Design District, Opens to New Possibilities

    Fratelli Lyon, the Design District eatery people flocked to when they wanted authentic Italian cuisine, has closed its doors.In case you're about to sell your Miami condo and move for fear that a restaurant-closing trend is about to start, fret not.Chef-restauteur Ken Lyon has plans for another plac ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Sustain Restaurant Bar Closes (Updated)

    Sustain Restaurant Bar has closed its doors. The restaurant, which opened in December 2010, was known for using sustainable ingredients sourced as locally as possible.Executive chef Alejandro Piñero, a Miami native whose culinary resumé includes the Strand, Casa Tua, Talula, and Fratelli Lyon, w ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    Best Of Miami Teaser: Best New Restaurant

    1500° at the Eden Roc The tomato salad at 1500°, made with local burrata.​Next Thursday, our New Times Best of Miami edition will once again name more than 350 of the finest restaurants, hottest clubs, most delightful diversions, and top places to shop till you drop dead as a zombie."The ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Midtown Is Miami's Best Dining Neighborhood

    Coming to midtown...​As Waylon Jennings might have put it, we were looking for Miami's up-and-coming dining scene in all the wrong places. Like, for instance, the Design District. When Michael's Genuine Food & Drink took off, followed by Fratelli Lyon, Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez, and J ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Big Name Consulting Chefs Make Reputations Smaller

    ​It is neither unusual nor unseemly for chefs to provide their names and consulting expertise to restaurants when they ultimately won't play an integral role. Nobody, for instance, really expects to see Wolfgang Puck twirling pizza dough in the kitchen of one of his 50 Wolfgang Puck Express restau ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Sustain Restaurant & Bar Opens This Saturday

    Mia GuerraExecutive Chef Alejandro Piñero​Sustain, in Midtown Miami, opens its doors to the public this Saturday, December 18. The concept of the restaurant is: sustainable, seasonal, and simple. The focus on sustainability is supposed to encompass both the food and the physical space.Executive C ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tickets on Sale October 25

    ​Get your wallets ready! Tickets for the 2011 South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale Monday, October 25.The festival, which takes place February 24 to 27, 2011, will be celebrating 10 years. Ten years since Lee Schrager took over the one-day wine festival that started at FIU, moved it to ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Floridian Beer Evolution, Part Two

    ​As we learned last week in the Floridian Beer Evolution Part 1, the regular beer drinker is familiar with Heineken, Corona, Budweiser and Presidente. But what he or she likely doesn't know is that Florida brewers are chipping in on the beverage side and creating fun, whimsical brews full of c ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Cape Cod Room Is Doomed

    John ZurMaybe now Fratelli can borrow a lamp from the Cape Cod Room​As in kaput. Clammed up. Dead. And, quite frankly, not to be missed. Ken Lyon's Bath House folly was overpriced and underwhelming in terms of food, service, and decor (although other than that it wasn't too bad). The Room's former ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010
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    August 16, 2010

    Fratelli Lyon: Is the Food Worth Poor Service at a Hallway Table?

    John Zur​The Design District's Fratelli Lyon stands out for its authentic take on Italy's light fare. From the antipasti, salumi, and formaggi to the house-made pastas, the restaurant prides itself on staying true to modest portions and freshness.But is the food worth enduring subpar service and p ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Spinach, Prosciutto, & Smoked Mozzarella Pie at Racks Italian Bistro

    Lee Klein​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    June 18, 2010

    Yelp Eats! 2010 Prix Fixe Meal Deal Starts Monday

    ​Looking for bargain dining? We are still a few weeks away until Miami Spice, but cit-crit (I learned that word yesterday thanks to Lee Klein) site Yelp is dolling out the price cuts thanks to its annual Yelp Eats! event. For a week, area restaurants offer a prix fixe three-course deal for the pri ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Triple Scoop Cone at Frieze Ice Cream Factory

    Lee Klein​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    June 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lifefood Platter at Lifefood Gourmet

    Paula Niño​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    June 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Kimchi Benedict at Michael's Genuine

    Lee Klein​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    June 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sambal G Udang at Indomania

    Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersSambal G Udang at Indomania. ​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    June 11, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Corned Beef Sandwich at Sam's Deli

    Lee Klein​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

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    February 12, 2010

    Cool Restaurant Interiors: Fratelli Lyon

    You wouldn't expect the interior of a restaurant housed inside an Italian home design showroom not to be cool. Fratelli Lyon's décor is sleek and industrial with clean-lined furniture, flatware and decorative accents from the Driade store.​Orange place mats and tables and chairs provide a pop of ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 31, 2009

    New York Times' Frank Bruni Says, "In Miami, Chefs Are The New Stars"

    ​New York's alright if you like saxophones, but, everything else is better in Miami. Especially in the winter. Particularly the food.Former restaurant critic Frank Bruni's upcoming article in the Travel section of the Sunday Times has already hit the web, and he's got almost nothing but great, gus ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    A Dozen New Year's Eve Scenes For Under $100

    In alphabetical order:8 oz. Burger Bar: New Year's Eve After Party at 1:00 a.m. with DJ. Open all night, weekend brunch debuting 9:00 a.m. New Year's Day. 305.397.8246, No cover, $5 cocktail and beer specials.  Atrio/Level 25 at the Conrad Hilton: Four course dinner, champagne, open bar all nig ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 1, 2009

    Free Pizza, New Blue Collar Food Blog

    ​Free Pizza With BaselLuna Corner Pizza (6815 Biscayne Blvd.) is throwing a grand opening bash this coming Saturday, December 5th, from noon to 6:00 p.m., right smack dab in the middle of the Taste of MiMo festival, right smack dab in the middle of Art Basel. Free tastings of gourmet Italian pizza ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    Miami Food Culture Featured in New York Times Magazine

    Detail of a New York Times Advertisement - 1895An old lady reads the gray lady.​Sunday, New York City, the world; literally hundreds of people will read the newspaper that made newspapers famous.Good thing they have a website.Yesterday's Sunday Times Magazine, in a pre-preemptive strike on Art Bas ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Soccer Farm, Mr. Chow, Banana Flowers, Burgers, Oysters, and Canapes

    A South Dade man wants to build a soccer stadium between two farms in the historically agricultural Redlands. [RedlandRambles]Lee Klein is not the only guy who hates Mr. Chow. So does Anthony Bourdain. [AllPurposeDark]Cooking banana flowers Sri Lankan style. [BeeHeaven]Daily metro paper writes artic ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    October 21, 2009

    South Beach Wine & Food Fest Preview

    ​Tickets for the 2010 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale this coming Monday, October 26, 2009. The Festival is scheduled for February 25 to 28, and unlike past years there will not be a second block of tickets sold in early 2010. So Monday is, like, the day to buy. A comp ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Tonight: Tuscan Wine Tasting at Fratelli Lyon for $45

    The wines of Tuscany, from Chianti to Brunello to Vino Nobile "and everything in between" will be poured at the sixth installment of Fratelli Lyon's "Passport to Italy" wine tasting series tonight at 7:30 p.m. Chef Alex Pinero will prepare snacks to pair with the 6 to 8 wines that will be sipped. Th ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Ken Lyon To Open Cape Cod Room

    The Bath Club on Miami Beach (59th St. and Collins Ave.) has long been a private, membership-only establishment with its' own intimate, members-only restaurant. But starting Sunday, November 1st, the fully restored 1920s Mediterranean-style clubhouse restaurant will be open to the public. It will be ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Miami Food Scene Is Stalled

    ​ For a while there, when Michy's, Michael's, Fratelli Lyon, North One 10, Pacific Time 2 and Red Light were all newish news, it looked as though Miami was on its way to becoming a cool food town -- the sort with a community of chefs who open restaurants that reflect their vision, and that, t ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Cartoon Ice and St. Germain Dreams: It's Refined Cocktail Time at Fratelli Lyon and EOS

    Jackie SayetEven the garnish is a star at EOSWe've come to expect high quality ingredients and technique in fine dining kitchens around town, so why shouldn't the same principle be applied behind the bar?  It is now thanks to a new focus on natural spirits, supporting mixers and special touches ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Taste of the Nation's Tasty Freshman Class, New VIPish Room, and the Ritz on the Key is Practically Giving Rooms Away to Celebrate

    Share Our StrengthThe children won't go hungry and neither will youLet the chowdown countdown begin!  The 21st annual Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation is just four weeks away today in Miami, but event organizers already have a healthy crop of 19 restaurant newcomers confirmed for the Jul ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up - The Friday Limbaugh

    Jacob Katel What you know bout the Rush Limbaugh Diet Some people just don't know when to shut up. They talk when they're getting paid to, they talk when they're not, they talk in the car, to their dog, on their phones, at the bank, during movies, over the airport lady when you're trying to c ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Glass Envy? Reach For PETG

    Govino Making an impressionIf you covet those tumbler beauties at Fratelli Lyon like I do (thanks for rubbing it in, Lee,) listen up. A real case of shatterproof, reusable, recylceable -- not to mention elegant -- plastic dopplegangers awaits you, for $11.99 pe ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    Drink Up at Level 25, Luna Cafe, Meat Market and More

    It's going to be a long weekend, whether or not you plan to get all up in the Memorial Day craziness.  Here are some classy liquid opportunities to wind up before ....or down after... Jackie Sayet Keep the planet top of mind at Go Green Tuesdays, menu to be announced soonBody Mind and Pl ... More >>

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    May 13, 2009

    Fast Times for $15 at Fratelli Lyon

    Fratelli Lyon Dining on the fly at Fratelli LyonOn deadline?  Early afternoon conference call?  Stressed out in general?  Type A personalities won't be left to starve thanks to a speedy and satisfying (for the tummy and wallet) lunch option at  Fratelli Lyon. Th ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009
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    January 6, 2009

    New Chef At Fratelli Lyon

    Alejandro (Alex) Pinero has just been named chef de cuisine at Fratelli Lyon, the great regional Italian bistro that opened last May in Miami's Design DIstrict. Pinero, 35, is a Miami native who graduated Johnson & Wales University with honors. Between 1996 and 2004 he worked his way through th ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008

    Miami's Dining Scene Goes Big League

    In 2008, our city's gastronomic curve trended sharply upward.

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    November 19, 2008

    Rating Zagat Miami 2009

    The 2009 Zagat Miami/South Florida Guide was just released -- the Miami portion edited by New Times contributor Bill Citara. Here are some impressions: Michy’s On Top For Food With 28 Rating You can’t argue with this -- or, more to the point, you can argue with this, and every other selectio ... More >>

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    August 14, 2008
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    August 14, 2008

    Bottled Water Gets the Boot

    As containers and costs mount, tap water is the rule in eateries.

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    June 19, 2008
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