Restaurant Reviews

79th Street: The Next Big Dining District?

Boteco, among Miami's best Brazilian places, is not an aberration. The half-mile of NE 79th Street between Biscayne Boulevard and the bay includes a couple of bait shops, a boat dealership and repair shop, and a scooter place. But it may be the next great dining district. During the past year, an array of varied, independently owned restaurants, including Tap 79 by Bin No. 18 owner Alfredo Patino, Choices Café, BarMeli, and Guarapo Organic Juice Bar, has moved into the area. Read more about 79th Street restaurant revitalization on Short Order.

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Zachary Fagenson became the New Times Broward-Palm Beach restaurant critic in 2012 before taking up the post for Miami in 2014. He also works as a correspondent for Reuters.
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