Listen up, gourmands: Favorite restaurants no longer indicate status. Sure, you may have a special table at Michy's. You can list past James Beard winners by heart, schmooze with top chefs, and toady up to sommeliers. But, really, no one cares anymore.
Today's epicureans must exit restaurant dining rooms and step into the kitchen. They must cook with ghee, debone a chicken, and fire up a wok.
What follows is a list of Miami's top five cooking classes. Enroll in these lessons. Fillet a fish, make gnocchi, churn your own ice cream. Build your street cred as a legit bon vivant.