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Makoto for Miami Spice: Glitzy With Vegetarian Options

There's no shortage of glamour at Makoto Okuwa's Bal Harbour restaurant. It

hits you before you step inside the dimly lit, black and light brown space. You've schlepped yourself clear across town for a chance to taste the Morimoto protégé's fare at a reasonable price.

Miami Spice is that oh-so-special time of year when some of Miami's most popular (and expensive) restaurants create three-course menus at drastically reduced prices. It gives the 99 percent a chance to eat the meals they can only dream about the rest of the year. It also throws some business at restaurants during what are traditionally South Florida's slow summer months.

See also: Makoto Okuwa's Five Favorite Restaurants

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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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