Whether Miamians like it or not, out-of-towners love to visit the Magic City. And when they do, it's the job of the local hosts to show them the best the city has to offer. It's a big responsibility, but we've narrowed it down to the top five places you should take your guests. So although your visitors may leave here complaining about the heat (or cold?) and the traffic, they certainly won't leave hungry.
5. Joe's Stone Crab
4. 27 Restaurant & Bar
Many visitors have preconceived notions of what South Beach is like: i.e., glamorous and overpriced. However, some gems prove there's a different side to the posh part of Miami, and it's always a treat to show that side to guests. Case in point: 27 Restaurant & Bar at the Freehand Miami hostel. Located in a historic house, this seasonally driven spot has an eclectic-meets-homey menu and vibe. After all, 27 is the brainchild of Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi, the duo behind one of Miami's hottest and hippest bars, the Broken Shaker. Try the kimchee fried rice ($19) and the delicious shakshuka ($15), as well as one of the many excellent cocktails. Afterward, treat your visitors to another drink at the Broken Shaker — there's no need to head to a second destination when you're here.
3. Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop
Chances are your guests will want to explore Wynwood when they're in town, and we don't blame them. However, between taking selfies at the Wynwood Walls and standing in line for bread at Zak the Baker, you should pop into Enriqueta's on the corner of NE 29th Street and Second Avenue. This inexpensive counter/cafeteria has been serving Cuban fare to locals long before Wynwood was an arts mecca, and Enriqueta's pan con
2. Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Take your visitors to Mandolin Aegean Bistro in the Design District, and you can be certain they'll exclaim, "This is
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1. Azucar Ice Cream Company
C'mon, who doesn't love ice cream? But Azucar is so much more than just an ice-cream and sorbet parlor — it's a cultural experience. This Little Havana gem makes use of local ingredients to create