Birkin Bar at Capretto Shoes

 

Covet a Hermes Birkin bag and don’t want to endure a long waiting list for a new one? Make it over to Capretto Shoes in South Miami for their one day special instore event complete with cocktails, on Thursday, November 6th, from 11 am-4 pm, for their 2nd annual Birkin Bar. Read Full Post & Comments »

12 Best Dishes Miami 2014

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What are the best dishes Miami 2014? It’s approaching year end and time for my annual list. This time I’ve increased the list to 12,  couldn’t choose only 10 since there were so many terrific contenders. Read Full Post & Comments »

Special Art Exhibit: Christie’s and Marriott

Want to get your art fix in before Art Basel? Christie’s and J.W.Marriott are having a presale exhibition of highlights from the fall 2014 auction of Latin American art in New York at the J.W.Marriott Marquis Miami from October 30 to November 2. Read Full Post & Comments »

Fabulous Friday – Peau D’Ane Jewelry

Van Cleef & Arpels’ new High Jewelry Collection, Peau d’Ane, was inspired by the fairy tale of the same name by Charles Perrault. The tale was also the inspiration of a 1970 movie starring Catherine Deneuve as the princess escaping a father who wants to marry her. Read Full Post & Comments »

Tips on Cleaning Good Silver

 

In case you missed my Facebook post, here are some valuable, easy cleaning tips for silver flatware. And your guilt will be assuaged by knowing that it’s fine to put flatware  in the dishwasher if you follow certain guidelines.  Read Full Post & Comments »

10 Best Desserts Miami 2014

Prime Fish dessert

 

This year has been a notable one for having terrific desserts. I’m talking dessert medleys in many cases with  contrasting but complementary taste sensations and dramatic presentations. Chefs at the top restaurants have definitely taken the dessert course up several notches. Here are my picks for the best desserts of 2014 in Miami restaurants (no special order). Read Full Post & Comments »

White Themed Picnic PopUp Nov.8

 

How’s this for something new and different? A white themed picnic under the stars where guests come dressed in chic white, come up with their own creative table decorations, cuisine and beverage. Read Full Post & Comments »

Tonite: Launch of Jazz Nights, Famed Martini Bar Reopens

Martini Bar at The Raleigh Hotel

 

Those of you who love The Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Avenue (t.305-534-6300) lovers of jazz and martinis will be happy to hear that tonight kicks off a monthly jazz series at this South Beach historic hotel. This coincides with the reopening of the famed Martini Bar and a special menu at Restaurant Michael Schwartz. The promotion is a partnership with the Miami Beach Jazz Festival. Read Full Post & Comments »

Morimoto South Beach

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Masaharu Morimoto or “Morimoto” as he’s known came to fame in Iron Chef, opening his first restaurant in Philadelphia in 2001 then going on to open nine more across the country. He has brought his legendary talent originally honed at Nobu and eye popping creative presentations to his latest restaurant at The Shelborne Hotel, 1801 Collins Avenue (T.305-341-1500). Read Full Post & Comments »

New Massage-on-Demand Service

When you need a massage you usually need it right away, preferably at home or possibly in the office. So it was welcome news to hear about Soothe, a new massage-on-demand service for appointments with as little as 60 minutes advance notice or for an advanced booking. Even guests at hotels can use this service. I tried it out and the experience from booking through delivery of the service was flawless. Read Full Post & Comments »

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