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Mark Iacono

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Lucali vs. Pizzeria Oceano in Lantana: Who Bakes the Better Pie?

    If I ever own a restaurant, it would be a lot like Pizzeria Oceano. Located in a sleepy beach town in Palm Beach County called Lantana, the teeny restaurant only accepts cash. The menu changes daily. The dining room? It's a wooden deck lined with benches and potted herbs, all crowned with string lig ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Lucali: Pricey, Classy Pizza in Sunset Harbour

    It's dusk on a Saturday, and I'm asking Javier, the waiter, to add $8 artichokes to my $24 pizza. The Colombian 20-something with a Salvador DalĂ­ mustache squats in front of my table, strokes his whiskers, and looks cool. "One calzone with shallots and porcini," he parrots. "And a pie with garlic, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Pizzarium in Downtown: Almost Like the Pizzarium in Rome

    In Rome, in the Prati neighborhood located a short walk from the Vatican, there is a pizza al taglio (pizza by the slice) joint named Pizzarium. The restaurant is tiny, there are no chairs, and there is a ridiculously long line at lunchtime. There are craft beers and a choice of fritti -- all things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Lucali in SoBe: Miami's Best Pizza

    In a city jammed with outposts of overhyped New York restaurants, Lucali in South Beach is an exception. At the pizzeria on Bay Road, just a few steps from the Pubbelly mecca, pizza-makers wearing white T-shirts roll out doughs with empty wine bottles, cut porcini mushrooms with a mandolin slicer, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    February 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The second month of the new year saw some activity as restaurants clamored to open to take advantage of the large crowds of foodies who traveled to Miami and Miami Beach from California, New York, and even Broward County to drink in their fill of good wine and celebrity sightings at the South Beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    January 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Happy New Year!  2013 looks like it's going to be a great year for Miami food lovers. It seems that since the first of the year, either a new restaurant has opened -- or announces plans to join the scene.Some trends we've been noticing -- New York restaurateurs continue to open southernmost out ... More >>

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