Mike Sabin

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Prime Fish Is Open in Former Nemo Space: Massive Menu and Fresh Fish

    After successfully coaxing your out-of-town guests to treat you to dinner at the pricey Prime Fish, there's still one more hurdle you must face: deciding what to order. The menu is massive, which is just one of the many things the month-old spot has in common with its sister restaurants: Prime One T ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Big Pink: South Beach Late-Night Dining Spot Refreshes Interior, Expands Booze and Breakfast Menu

    It was past dusk in early November and the windows at Big Pink -- South Beach's staple for late-night fare -- were covered with butcher paper. When we peaked through the open doors, we saw significant remodeling being done. Floors were gutted; the ceiling was in different stages of disarray; and dus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Did Chef Mike Sabin Say Sayonara to Prime One Twelve?

    Have you seen this man? ​A little birdie tipped us off last week that Mike Sabin, whom most people think of as the head chef at Prime One Twelve, had left the kitchen to work at some burger joint in Virginia (Oh -- you didn't know about that place, either?). As it turns out, Sabin has sort of left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Nemo is No More, But Will It Be Replaced? (Updated)

    Did M.R.G.'s seafood concept totally dry up?​A few months ago, one of Miami's most popular, acclaimed eateries: Nemo, closed. Opened in the mid-'80s, its kitchen was home to Michael Schwartz, Frank *Jeannetti (Essensia), AltaMare's Simon Stojanovic, Brian Cantrell (formerly of A Fish Called ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Prime One Twelve's Hawaiian Tuna Poke

    yumsugar.comThis poke is truly pokable.​As promised in our interview with chef Mike Sabin yesterday and Friday, here's the recipe for Prime One Twelve's Hawaiian Tuna Poke. Take this bit of advice--don't use a cheap quality fish. If you can't go all out, just have Sabin make you some, instead. May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve: Steakhouses are Overdone

    Photo by Gary JamesSabin says he knows soul food. Did you miss last week's chat with Mike Sabin regarding the fate of Nemo? If so, click here. If not, read on:New Times: What's your favorite menu item?Mike Sabin: Hawaiian Big Eye tuna. We're the largest purchaser in the country. We do 13,000 pounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve Explains What Happened to Nemo

    Photo by Gary JamesMike Sabin's got the chops. And the fins.​Before we begin, we should clarify: Mike Sabin is not only the head chef at Prime One Twelve. He's actually corporate chef for Myles Restaurant Group, the owners of the aforementioned and also Prime Italian, Nemo, Shoji Sushi, Big Pink, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    Prime Candidate

    Producers pf the uber-popular reality TV show Top Chef were in town recently looking for a few good cooks to compete for a $100,000 grand prize in their next season. And one local chef looks like he could be a prime candidate. Mike Sabin, 36, executive chef of South Beach's Nemo and Prime One-Tw ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 15, 2004

    Last Bites

    So long, Miami -- Lee Klein goes north to Broward

  • Dining

    December 11, 2003

    Side Dish

    See how well you know our culinary scene

  • Dining

    September 25, 2003
  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2003
  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    Nuevo Bistros and Restaurants

    Lots new and improved in the Miami dining scene

  • Dining

    November 7, 2002

    Reshaping South Beach

    As chefs shift, owners settle down, along with their prices