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 […]

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 […]

Canvas Restaurant Chef Michael Smerda brings art and bold flavors to his Miami Spice menu

As Miami Spice begins Aug. 1, culinary talk in South Florida will center around “food as art.’’ Nowhere will that concept be more on display than at Canvas, the outstanding restaurant at The Sagamore Hotel on South Beach. Already acclaimed for the art collection that adorns its walls, The Sagamore should earn equal notoriety […]

Toro Toro serves up ultimate Miami Spice experience

You can’t say “Miami Spice’’ without saying “Toro Toro.’’ Acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval’s steakhouse with a Pan Latin twist inside the InterContinental Miami is one of South Florida’s top dining destinations any time of year, but it’s a special treat during Miami Spice when guests gets Executive Chef’s three-course dinner creations for $39 and lunch […]

Miami Spice with a Panorama view

What’s better than a Miami Spice lunch and/or dinner? A Miami Spice lunch and/or dinner with a view. That’s what you get at Panorama restaurant at the Sonesta Coconut Grove, located in the heart of the once-again thriving Coconut Grove section of Miami. Executive Chef Chris Cramer serves up some terrific Miami Spice lunch ($23) […]