Celebrate National Peking Duck Day at Komodo and Hutong Miami

National Peking Duck Day is Jan. 18. With that in mind, here are two of my favorite Miami dining spots for the Duck. Komodo (801 Brickell Ave) https://www.komodomiami.com/ David Grutman’s three-story indoor/outdoor eatery and lounge features its signature Peking Duck, served beautifully with cucumber, scallion, pancakes and hoisin sauce for guests to create their own experiences. […]

Gainbridge LPGA hosting Women’s Leadership Summit on Jan. 21

The inaugural Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, Jan. 20-26, will feature the Women’s Leadership Summit presented by Versant Health on Jan. 21. The half-day summit will highlight female leaders from a variety of industries, creating a space to empower women, strengthen skills, build networks and inspire lasting change. https://www.gainbridgelpga.com/wls/ The summit, hosted at Boca Rio […]

Chef Mike Ford’s Lowcountry cuisine goes from Streamsong Resort to Spain

Chef Mike Ford recently brought his Lowcountry cooking heritage to an international Cooking with Truffles Competition, in Soria, Spain. And although Ford – executive chef at Streamsong Resort in Bowling Green, Fla. – didn’t win as the U.S. representative in the competition, he raised some culinary eyebrows with his dish of Lowcountry scallops and black […]

Brunch into the New Year in South Florida

Brunch is big deal in South Florida – even more so on New Year’s Day. With that in mind, here are some of my favorite brunch spots to ring in 2020. Bulla Gastrobar (Coral Gables, Doral)   Each location is offering a four-course prix-fixe brunch menu for $60 per person and cheers to the new […]

Eat and Party in the New Year in South Florida

Still looking for a spot -or spots – to ring in 2020? Here are some of my favorite South Florida restaurants and bars to welcome the New Year: Scusi Trattoria (Palm Beach Gardens)   Chef Laurent Tourondel’s great new coastal Italian dining experience will offer a first and second seating. Starting at 8pm, second-seating guests […]