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Where To Eat Oysters On National Oyster Day In South Florida

It’s always something, and national food and drink holidays are no exception. While seemingly silly and superfluous it is a public relations dream come true. How some of these commemorative days come into being is ironically ...
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Where to go for Happy Hour in Miami

Wherever you land in Miami there’s always a drink special being offered. Happy Hours are a hot commodity for restaurants and hotels in South Florida. More often than not there are some great steals and deals to be had durin...
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Martin Codax Albariño Wine Dinner at José Andres’ Bazaar at SLS South Beach

The one thing about math is that it’s so in your face, it’s never wrong, it always adds up, even if you don’t. Case in point, the wine dinner I attended earlier this week; One wine, five courses, fourteen tapa...
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Edge Steak & Bar Miami

EDGE Steak & Bar located in the Four Seasons Miami, on Brickell is a modern steak concept, not to be confused with the term steakhouse. Edge Steak & Bar is casual, yet polished, bright, and sanguine, certainly not what...
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48 hour weekend getaway; Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne, Florida is ideal for aqua-activities such as windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and jet skiing. Key Biscayne plays host to the world-famous Sony Ericsson Open, held each year at The Tennis Center at ...
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Lunch at Traymore Restaurant and Bar Miami Beach

Some restaurants pull in the beautiful people, some serve beautiful food and a handful can actually do both successfully. Case in point, Traymore Restaurant and Bar at the Metropolitan Miami Beach. The Metropolitan hotel is own...
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Quintessa Wine Dinner at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Quintessa is a red meritage wine bearing the same name as the vineyard from which it is made.  Quintessa is a blend that can include some or all of the five varietals grown on the estate: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet...
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Boulud Sud Pop Up at db Bistro Moderne Miami

Chef Daniel Boulud’s New York restaurant, Boulud Sud, will pop up at db Bistro Moderne Miami this summer for dinner service, offering Boulud Sud’s exciting Mediterranean menu featuring flavors from France’s Côte ...
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La Mar by Gaston Acurio to open at Mandarin Oriental Miami in December 2013

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has joined forces with celebrity chef Gaston Acurio to open La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami in December 2013, replacing the hotel’s Café Sambal restaurant. The all-day di...
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Father’s Day 2012 in South Florida and beyond

It’s official, every holiday is now fair game for every restaurant, bar, lounge and hotel. Not that is wasn’t in the past but some holidays just seemed to stake a natural claim on the 11am brunch, the 2pm dinner and...
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The Biltmore’s Palme d’Or Celebrates the Hotel’s 90th Anniversary with Special $90 Nine-Course Menu

The Biltmore Hotel’s award-winning, signature French restaurant Palme d’Or invites guests to celebrate the historic Coral Gables hotel’s 90th anniversary with a $90 nine-course menu from July 1-30th. Michelin-starred ...
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Sommeliers Club at The St. Regis Bal Harbour January Events

The Sommeliers Club at The St. Regis Bal Harbour is back with an exclusive series of intimate weekly wine events presented by St. Regis Bal Harbour Sommelier, Sebastian Verrier. The January Sommeliers Club Events are: January 1...
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Dinner at J&G Grill, St. Regis Bal Harbour

Dining at J&G Grill, St. Regis Bal Harbour is sensory dining in it’s finest hour. Sight, sound, taste and smell is replete with desire. The decor, the view, the music, the service, the food, all equal components playi...
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660 at The Angler’s Launches “100 Days of Rosé”

Through September, 660 at The Angler’s South Beach is offering fifteen unique rosé varietals at discounted prices, by the bottle. Each month, 660’s special summer wine list will showcase 5 different rosé varietals, sp...
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Ca’ del Bosco Wine Dinner at Scarpetta Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Cellar 1954, a Wine & Dinner Series by FONTAINEBLEAU is an exclusive, monthly event paying homage to the vintage year of 1954, the year Fontainebleau Miami Beach originally opened, and pairs the world’s most prestigio...
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Darioush Wine Dinner at Azul at Mandarin Oriental Miami

Darioush Khaledi, owner and founder of Darioush Vineyards will host a namesake wine dinner on Wednesday, October 26 at Azul at the Mandarin Oriental Miami. The Darioush Wine Dinner begins at 6:30 with a reception with passed ...
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Dinner at 15 Steps at Eden Roc Miami Beach

Back in October 2011 Jeremy Ford was one of South Florida Food and Wine’s Chef in the Spotlight; a series of interviews loosely based on the Proust Questionnaire. Ford is a protégée of Chef Dean James Max, principle o...
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Dinner at Fisher Island Club

History of Fisher Island Fisher Island was named after Miami Beach developer, Carl Fisher, when he purchased the island from Dana A. Dorsey in the late 1900′s. In the years preceding, Carl Fisher’s path crossed with...
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Restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner in Miami

Thanksgiving is two weeks away and this traditional holiday in South Florida gives us many choices from the time-honored classics to the nouveau and eclectic with flavors and entrées that span the globe. If dinner plans don’...
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Tickets on Sale for 7th Annual LUCKYRICE Grand Feast Miami

The 7th Annual LUCKYRICE Grand Feast Miami presented by Bombay Sapphire EAST Gin will take place on Friday November 11, from 7:30PM – 11:00PM at The Raleigh Hotel Pool & Oasis. Top Chef champion and James Beard Aw...
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Eleanor Hoh, The Wok Star To Host Chinese New Year Lunch at Hakkasan Miami

KUNG HEI FAT CHOY  translated means Congratulations and best wishes for a prosperous New Year. February 19th is the first day of the Chinese New Year; 2015 is the year of the sheep, or goat or ram as the Chinese character is t...
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Lunch at Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa, Coconut Grove

Just over the Grove Isle Bridge, sits the eponymous 20-acre Grove Isle Hotel & Spa. In a matter of minutes, this private island puts distance between the hustle & bustle of every day life and absolute tranquility. Grov...
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Spring Sommeliers Club at The St. Regis Bal Harbour

The Sommeliers Club at The St. Regis Bal Harbour returns with a Spring series of intimate weekly wine events presented by the resort’s Head Sommelier Sebastian Verrier. All events are held in the Wine Vault at The St. Regis B...
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48 hour weekend getaway, The Ritz Carlton South Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach resides in the historic DiLido Hotel, after undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation The Ritz Carlton opened its doors in 2003 almost 50 years after the landmark hotel opened on the corner of t...
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Quintessa Wine Dinner at Gotham Steak Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Quintessa is a red meritage wine bearing the same name as the vineyard from which it is made. Quintessa is a blend that can include some or all of the five varietals grown on the estate: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Fr...
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Interview with Julie Frans, Signature Chef at The Palms Hotel & Spa

This week’s Chef in the Spotlight is Julie Frans the Signature Chef at The Palms Hotel & Spa. Frans is responsible for the creation and execution of the property’s restaurant, lounge and pool menus. Frans is keen on...
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Russian Standard Vodka luncheon at The Setai South Beach

I’m a fan of Русский Стандарт, English translation: Russian Standard, this is one vodka I can drink neat. It’s very smooth, almost too smooth, if that’s even possible. There is no overwhelming a...
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