4

Mia at Biscayne Under Renovation, Lounge Still Open

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Seems like the rumor mill is working overtime in Miami. Yesterday we got wind that Mia at Biscayne had closed down and a burger joint was opening in its place. A call to Mia's offices shed light on the situation (somewhat).

Mia is not dead -- she's just undergoing a metamorphosis. The hip trendy Mia restaurant of old, filled with beautiful people who work and live in downtown Miami, is considered closed to everyone but Mia staffers.

According to a Marilyn, an Mia employee, the lounge is not "closed", but is undergoing a "remodeling" and will open in the next month or so. When questioned about the burger sign in the window, she replied the new name would be "Damn Good Burgers."

A visit to Mia's website show's Mia's upscale sushi-centric fare has been replaced with a "DGB" logo and the ever-maddening term "coming soon." As Eater noted, Charlie Palmer has a burger joint by the same name at Bloomingdale's in Costa Mesa, California. Mia's logo, however, looks totally different.

The lounge at Mia remains unaffected by this turn of events and remains open for drinking and dancing.

Follow Short Order on Facebook and Twitter @Short_Order.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.