Umami Burger

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    June 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Talk about one hot month. As spring turned into one wet summer, Miami restaurants decided to open like flowers in a garden! Most anticipated were the openings of L'Echon Brasserie, featuring French fare by the Pubbelly boys and Oolite, Kris Wessel's new restaurant just off Lincoln Road. June als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Umami Burger: Another Business Closes Due to Alton Road Construction

    The South Beach outpost of L.A.'s Umami Burger closed over the weekend. A restaurant spokeswoman cited that dusty Alton Road construction made it impossible to continue operating. "We are thankful for our Umami fans in Miami, and we look forward to announcing a new location soon," Umami's Veronica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Miami's Five Most Outrageous Burgers

    When it comes to meat stuffed between buns, Miami has it all. In the past, we've shared our picks for the city's top ten burgers. We even found the most expensive one -- it's $65. But now, it's time to think beyond the bun. Grab some napkins: What follows are the five most outrageous burgers in Mi ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Umami Burger's Bold Flavors Are Too Greasy for Comfort

    The Cubano Burger at Umami Burger tastes like gravy-topped chicharrón. The grease-ridden concoction pairs a pork patty with a lightly toasted bun. Shaved ham, pineapple mustard, and molten cheese crown the fatty swine, summoning images of Havana, Hawaiian pizza, and heartburn. Each nibble makes you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Umami Burger to Relaunch Mayer Hawthorne's "Flashy but Classy" Burger

    Umami Burger's newest outpost, the convenient locale on Alton Road, is getting ready to whip out an old favorite to the menu -- and it's like music to our ears. Singer-songwriter Mayer Hawthorne, in partnership with the Umami family, is relaunching his fancified burger item, "The Hawthorne." The H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Alton Road Construction: Restaurant Killer

    Chef Bernie Matz says that carving up Alton Road has taken a bite out of his business. Matz, who is executive chef of Lincoln Road's Café at Books & Books, also owns Bernie's L.A. Café on 15th and Alton. He's worried about whether his restaurant can survive the summer. The state project is expect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    May 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    From high-end European luxury to favorite small places to a wild beach bar owned by a reality TV star, May's openings had something for everyone.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Adam Fleischman, Umami Burger Founder and CEO: "We'll Resonate With Miami"

    Umami Burger opens its Miami Beach location (and first-ever) East Coast restaurant today. The California-based burger chain, featuring a "secret" formula that brings out the savory, meaty "umami" flavor (the fifth and most elusive of our basic tastes), is a favorite among celebrities like Ashton K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Umami Burger to Open This Friday

    Umami Burger, the California chain with an impassioned fan base, is opening the doors to its first Miami Beach location at 1080 Alton Road this Friday, May 10 at 11 a.m. This Umami will not only be the first in South Florida, it will also be the first Umami on the east coast. Umami was voted "Bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    April 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    April showers may bring May flowers, but they also brought a lot of restaurant openings and closings to Miami -- some of them surprising, some expected. Two long-awaited restaurants opened on Miami Beach. Restaurant Michael Schwartz at the Raleigh Hotel, in the works for over a year, finally opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    March 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The term "March Madness" applied to the restaurant scene in Miami in March. Several heavily anticipated venues by some heavy hitters arrived:Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management has opened Biscayne Tavern at the b2 hotel in Downtown Miami. Though the restaurant is still in its "soft opening" p ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    December 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The last month of the new year saw a lot of anticipated 2012 restaurants opening under the wire. Ralph Pagano's Alba at Sole On The Ocean provides classic Italian cuisine and fresh seafood with a panoramic ocean view to the northernmost parts of Miami and Miami Beach. Although the official opening i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Umami Burger To Open On South Beach

    Umami Burger may not be a familiar name to us here in Miami, but the California chain has been named "Burger of the Year" by GQ magazine. It is also frequented by celebrities and has even been featured on a Saturday Night Live skit.Umami's founder and CEO has been looking into expanding the brand in ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Shake Shack to Open Second Miami Location in Coral Gables

    ​Danny Meyer, master restaurateur of both haute (Eleven Madison Park and Gramercy Tavern n NYC) and not (Shake Shack) continues his burgerfication of the entire globe with his second location in Miami planned for Coral Gables.Already taking over the Middle East with locations opening in Dubai, the ... More >>