Category Archive: Weekend picks

Tropical Brunch/Roast Duck+Dumplings/Italian Food Hall

Ingredients that made all the different in our wok cooking — dried mushrooms, baby bok choy and black sesame seeds — found at P.K. Oriental Mart

 

This month’s Eating News brings news of the annual foodie tropical brunch of Les Dames d’Escoffier on April 30; a new find for take out Chinese style roast duck, Asian groceries Miami, and super delish fried dumplings; and an update on the three story Italian food hall due to open in Brickell City Centre. Read Full Post & Comments »

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Mykonos’ Finest, One Day Only, March 12

 

Been wanting to go to Mykonos to check out the legendary party scene, globally renowned DJs,  and the new post modern Greek cuisine?  Here’s your chance in Miami — for one day only, brunch and dinner, on March 12. Read Full Post & Comments »

Where to Have Sunday Funday in Miami

The Mondrian South Beach

 

By Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

Here in sunny South Florida, we love a good party – and we love them day or night. Case in point? Our fabulous Sunday Funday parties. If you’ve never had a Sunday Funday before (or at least haven’t done a pool party Miami style), checkout our list of sexy spots below. From yachts and DJs, to good food, endless champagne and poolside dancing sometimes until 2 a.m., they’re sure to make your last day of the weekend epic enough to power you through the week that follows. Read Full Post & Comments »

The Deck, a New Fave

 

When I heard the name “The Deck Miami” and knew it was waterside, I was expecting the kind of very casual place you go to eat (rather than dine) in Key Biscayne or the Keys, a place that’s all about the view period. But then again, I heard the chef was Alfredo Alvarez, ex of Seasalt n Pepper (now Seaspice), then Palmeiras, so decided it definitely deserved a visit. It turned out I was right about the food but wrong about the ambiance. The Deck at Island Gardens has to be one of the most attractive (in a European way), stylish and casually elegant restaurants in Miami. And then there’s the spectacular view of the Miami skyline. I liked it so much, I immediately booked a return visit for when a New York friend is coming to town. Read Full Post & Comments »

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Things to Do in January – Part 1

Manolo Valdez works featured at Art Palm Beach

 

The season is getting in full swing and there’s so much to do that my post on Miami Things to Do in January is in two parts. From serious choices for chocoholics and art lovers to a new entertainment option , here is Part 1. Read Full Post & Comments »

MiamiCurated Weekends Nov-Dec

Surfing film festival

 

You’ve asked for more ideas on Miami road trips so here are our picks for November and December, curated by friend and guest blogger Irene Moore. They’re built around special events and special interests including a pineapple festival, surfing film fest, Palm Beach food and wine festival, and a celebration of lights in nearby Naples. In case you missed road trips, Parts 1 and 2, click here. Read Full Post & Comments »

MiamiCurated Weekends, Oct. Part 1

 

Wings and Wildflowers festival

 

Note from Karen: I posed a challenge to my friend and guest blogger Irene Moore: to come up with different, fun ideas for long weekend getaways, road trips from Miami.  Not only did she come up with neat ideas, but they’re built around special, one of  a kind events that are sure to help end the “off season” on a high note. This is the first of a two part series for October. Watch for more ideas for November and December. Read Full Post & Comments »

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Eco Fashion Show Sept.24

Jay Alders for Koru

 

Here’s something different for this weekend. Leading eco conscious fashion brands will be on display along with HEALTHY COCKTAILS this Saturday at the second annual Debris Free Ocean’s Eco Fashion Show at the 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach from 2 to 6 p.m. No reservations are required and it’s open to the public.  Read Full Post & Comments »

Top Miami Pools with Day Passes

The Raleigh Hotel photo courtesy of www.wsj.com

 

By Kayla Louttit

 

Looking to enjoy a lazy day without the hassles of going to the beach?  Relax at one of the top Miami pools for the day and enjoy some perks besides. We’ve rounded up luxurious Miami hotels with great pools offering day passes for non-guests – from lively party spots to serene retreats. And for our readers in Fort Lauderdale, click here for a hotel we found that offers day passes. Read Full Post & Comments »

7 Picks for Daycations Miami 2016

Four Seasons Palm Beach

 

By Kayla Louttit

 

Since our last post on daycations , several great additions have come on the scene. From a spa & wellness package to a day at the beach, we’ve rounded up our seven new picks for daycations Miami – perfect for enjoying a single-day trip to one of the area’s luxury hotels without the overnight stay. Note: be sure to call and check the offer is available when you want to go as these can change quickly and also have blackout times in peak season. Read Full Post & Comments »

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