After at least a year and a half of delays due to struggles with permitting, N by NAOE, Kevin Cory's follow up to his striking, 12-seat omakase restaurant that in 2012 moved from Sunny Isles to Brickell Key is now open next door to his lauded restaurant. What N is, however, couldn't be more opaque. ... More >>
Foodies -- they're like regular people, only more obnoxious and food-obsessed. Relax, we can say that -- we wear our douche-baguette card like a sad badge of honor that we would steal from a little old lady holding the last marble rye. Sure, Julia Child may have said, "People who love to eat are al ... More >>
Brunch is the best meal ever. And in Miami, we've got lots of drop-dead delicious spots capable of curing hangovers, inducing food comas, and basically serving as the highlight of our weekends. And according to Open Table diners, four spots in our sunny city offer some of the nation's best brunches. ... More >>
OpenTable has just released its annual Top 100 Dining Hot Spots list, and 14 South Florida restaurants made the cut, including nine in Miami-Dade. The list, which came out today, has the state of Florida outranking New York in the number of "hot spot" restaurants, with 18 winning establishments ... More >>
Let's play a little free association. When you think of Miami dining, you probably come up with terms like fresh, light, daring, and innovative. But what about great service? For years, snowbirds and recent transplants from parts north have bantered about how service was sooooo much better in New Yo ... More >>
In the age of instant everything, restaurant-reservation technology still hasn't caught up. Most of the time we're forced to wander aimlessly while carrying a blinking red brick or hover within 20 feet of the hostess stand so our table isn't given away. Seriously, it's like the Stone Age. But lucki ... More >>
MPP Brickell opened on November 3 on the first floor of the Neo Vertika building on SW Seventh Street. The location, which was once occupied by the Mediterranean eatery, Andu, underwent some significant renovations. The space kept Andu's basic layout, but the decor is less futuristic and more class ... More >>
Residents and casual passersby have seen the signs touting the opening of the restaurants and hotel for literally years, but The Bazaar by Jose Andres and Katsuya, will finally open on June 14 at the SLS Hotel South Beach. The hotel itself is currently in the midst of a soft opening, with reservatio ... More >>
The signs outside the 12-story property at 17th Street and Collins Avenue have been announcing the arrival of SLS Hotel to South Beach for years (literally). From either Collins or the beach, we've been teased with the promise of dining at Katsuya or The Bazaar or sunning at a rooftop pool. It looks ... More >>
Empty seats last night at Kane, and maybe for good. The lights were out at Kane Steakhouse last night. The front door was locked. Through the tinted windows, stools could be seen flipped upside down on the bar.Earlier in the afternoon, cooks were spotted walking down Washington Avenue wondering ... More >>
Steve Jobs is not normally associated with food. You don't know where he goes to dinner, his favorite coffee shop, or find him on top chefs' lists. Surprisingly, aside from dramatically changing the entertainment and media industry, he's had the greatest effect on the food industry.
Photo by Scott Schafer/BravoThe judges of Top Chef Just Desserts: Johnny Iuzzini, Gail Simmons, Hubert Keller, and Dannielle Kyrillos.This just in: Tomorrow is Free Dessert Day, sponsored by Bravo and OpenTable in honor of the show Top Chef Just Desserts premiering at 11 p.m. What does this mean ... More >>
Monday marked the first official day of summer. Time to pack your bags, load up the car, and go on those road trips. But do you really have to go sans your favorite tech? Stay.com doesn't think so. The newly updated travel site is incorporating social media technology with only what you really wa ... More >>
Sprint Sprint is the "Official Sponsor of Now" Open Table pioneered reservation-making in the Big Apple, and has taken the world byte by juicy byte ever since. Miami's catching on. Some faves have yet to jump on the Internet reservation bandwagon, but many have recently conve ... More >>
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A cool new website launched this week helps readers identify local restaurants that operate with a BYOB policy, and also provides the establishments' wine policy and corkage information. Southeast Florida is one of ten metropolitan areas covered by GoBYO.com. The free online service also provides di ... More >>