Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>
On a busy restaurant street, the Dome Restaurant & Caviar Bar hides between monsters Hillstone and Graziano's. The quaint eatery seats no more than 40, but that's enough for an executive chef who's been around the kitchen block.
Good news, then, that a new executive chef has been appointed ... More >>
Hyde Beach, located in the rear of the ritzy SLS Hotel behind The Bazaar and Katsuya on South Beach, isn't your regular food spot. In fact, it's not really a food spot, at least not to those who come to jam out to the tunes of local talent like Pirate Stereo and Jose de las Casas on Sundays.Hyde Bea ... More >>
We saw some amazing things at last night's grand opening party at SLS Hotel South Beach. The hotel, which opened this past June, threw a bash hosted by its artistic dream team. Philippe Starck (who designed the rooms and common areas), Lenny Kravitz (rock star turned designer), and Jose Andres (exec ... More >>
Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi's first restaurant made a splash in Studio City, California, in 1997. Nine years later, when he teamed up with Parisian design powerhouse Philippe Starck, it was a match made in heaven -- or at least in Brentwood, the tony L.A. hood where they opened up shop.
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This weekend marks the official unofficial end of summer. In most parts of the country, that means one last beach weekend before the bikini goes into mothballs. Here in Miami, though we've got plenty more sunny days in store for us this year, it's still a three-day weekend. And excuse to party. We'v ... More >>
See Best of Miami: Best MojitoErnest Hemingway -- author, journalist, hunter, sportsman, and booze hound -- will celebrate his 113th birthday Saturday, July 21. That day, thousands of fans and lookalikes (including Paula Deen's husband, Michael Groover) will converge on the streets of Key West, Hemi ... More >>
Miami Restaurant Openings & Closings May, 2012And so it came to pass that in the month of June, in the year of 2012, The Bazaar by José Andrés finally opened in the SLS Hotel South Beach. And with it, the also-heralded (if less so) Katsuya by Starck.After numerous permit delays, Macchialina Ta ... 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 >>
The Dolphins have an outpost of LIV at Sunlife Stadium. The Marlins have a mini-Clevelander at their new park. Now, the Heat wants to get in on the in-stadium nightclub craze and is planning to open a new nightclub inside American Airlines Arena in time for next season.Unlike the other teams, howeve ... More >>