Call Me Gaby, a New Fave

 

Surprisingly, Miami doesn’t have many restaurants that are casual and chic with a European sensibility— and with outdoor dining. Think the French or Italian Riviera.  And, even better, one where the noise level is moderate, so one can carry on a real conversation. To the rescue, stylish French couple Anthony and Kathy who opened their trophy restaurant, Call Me Gaby at 22 Washington Avenue (opposite Joe’s Stone Crab)T.305-531-4800. Read Full Post & Comments »

Sensatia – Not to Be Missed!

Photo by Ivan Belaustegui

 

Cabaret meets burlesque, meets Cirque de Soleil, with audience dancing too. That’s the new sensational show aptly named Sensatia at the Faena Hotel. Presented in Faena Theater in collaboration with Quixotic, a performance collective, it fuses film, live music, impressive acrobatics, aerialist choreography, projection mapping,  and culinary arts in an intimate theater where performers interact with guests. Read Full Post & Comments »

Miami’s Premier Private Chefs

Chef Munirah Rimer

 

By Irene Moore

Do you dream of coming home to the smell of delicious food wafting through your home? Do you work long hours, don’t have time to cook, and you’re tired of take-out? Want to have a fancy dinner party at home and not have to work? The good news is that private chefs take care of the meal planning, grocery shopping, cooking different dishes and cleanup—it’s all tailored to your preferences. Here are the private chefs Miami who can make this all happen. Read Full Post & Comments »

The New Barton G.

Marie Antoinette’s Head – Let Them Eat Cake with cotton candy, yesteryear candies, and a Bananas Foster “shake”

 

Barton G has always been a star on his stage of creating highly creative, bold, almost theatrical eating in what has always been a fun South Beach experience. We’re not talking European style molecular gastronomy. This is American in its themes and drama. I hadn’t been back there for close to ten years, just because I’m always pulled to try the new places. But an invitation to try the new menu came in conjunction with the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, so off I went, a cold and all.My curiosity was especially piqued because how, I asked myself, with all of the competition in dining experiences, could Barton G The Restaurant still WOW diners? Read Full Post & Comments »

March Events for All Tastes

Isabelle Huppert to make an appearance at the Miami Film Festival

 

By: Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

There’s so much going on in Miami in March 2018, from a leading seafood festival, craft beer tastings, and live music and dance offerings to more for garden and art lovers. Looking for something new to do in the Magic City? Try one of these events listed below. We love them—and we think you will, too! Read Full Post & Comments »

Eating News February

Haas avocado toast eggs hollandaise with Osetra caviar toast at Lobster Bar Sea Grille

 

A deliciously decadent  brunch with bottomless drinks for $49,  lunch deal at a posh spot in the Brickell Avenue area, new welcome addition to Miami’s burger offerings, and a leading New York chef opening an outpost in Overtown, all in Eating News for February. Read Full Post & Comments »

Healthy Travel Snacks

 

Amazing apple muffins

 

We’ve gone beyond dreadful airline food to no food served onboard in economy class. Maybe that’s a good thing. So we’re forced to BYO, unless we want to find ourselves famished and having to deal with the double no no of buying overpriced snacks that are usually high cal and low on nutrition. What to do? I asked leading travel bloggers their secrets about healthy travel snacks. Here are the findings which I plan to put in practice (better than my lone apple). And one writer even shares her recipe for the absolutely delicious sounding Amazing Apple Muffins pictured here. Read Full Post & Comments »

Fabulous Friday – Pop’s Pastrami

 

 

In New York City, a place known for its pastrami sandwiches, Pop’s Pastrami is a standout. I’m drooling just thinking about it. Read Full Post & Comments »

New Live Music Picks

The Blues Bar at the National Hotel

 

From a stylish SoBe spot for cool sounds of everything from jazz, blues, pop and Broadway, to new jazz nights, you’ll love these new entertainment picks for live music Miami. Read Full Post & Comments »

Best House and Garden Tours

Key West Garden Club photo by Lynne Bentley-Kemp

 

By Josie Gulliksen and Yours Truly

 

South Florida has a host of impressive gardens and homes that provide a glimpse into the area’s history. Stretching from Homestead to Palm Beach, here is an update of last year’s article with several new additions. Plus, a special experience at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Read Full Post & Comments »