Tour Asia with Miami Spice menu at Jaya at The Setai

The Setai Miami Beach is one of the world’s great hotel – an 81-year-old, Five-Star architectural masterpiece that defines South Beach’s Florida’s Art Deco expression and movement. It’s only fitting, therefore, that the hotel be complemented by an equally celebrated restaurant. Welcome to Jaya at The Setai, a Pan-Asian restaurant that shows off dishes from […]

Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger! Taste some of SoFla’s best on National Cheeseburger Day

Tuesdays in general ae most disliked days of the week. But Tuesday, Sept. 18, promises to be different. That’s National Cheeseburger Day, an All-America day is there was one. Here’s a look at some of my favorite South Florida eateries that create great cheeseburgers. Hilton West Palm Beach Executive chef Miguel Santiago will be serving […]

Seedlings program at 1 Hotel South Beach teaching kids to respect nature

Teach Your Children Well – Graham Nash 1 Hotel South Beach is one of Miami Beach’s more family-friendly hotels, particularly when it comes to children’s programs. The hotel’s “Seedlings’’ stay care program features kid-focused amenities rooted in family learning and the environment. Notice 1 Hotel South Beach uses the term “Stay Care,’’ instead of “Day […]

Let the dogs out in South Florida’s top hotels and restaurants

The saying goes that “every dog has its day.’’ That’s especially true today, as its National Dog Day. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of South Florida’s more fido friendly hotels and restaurants. RESTAURANTS Boulud Sud Miami Chef Daniel Boulud’s newest Mediterranean concept draws inspiration the Coastal Mediterranean, bringing flavors from France’s […]

Minnow Bar opens in South Beach

A new gin house showcasing clear spirits – Minnow Bar – is now open in South Beach’s North of Fifth neighborhood. The Minnow Bar features an open terrace serving botanical-inspired cocktails led by local veteran bartender, Chris Resnick. The Minnow Bar complements the adjacent Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach, which has recently begun an extensive […]

Toro Toro: A good (and delicious) start to Miami Spice

Miami Spice begins Aug. 1, so let’s begin with one of my favorite Miami restaurants – Toro Toro at the InterContinental Miami. Celebrity Chef Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse never disappoints with a deep menu of ceviches, steaks and Executive Chef Jean Delgado’s signature dishes, including Grilled Spanish Octopus (a must-have for octopus fans), Chipotle Miso […]