Glass and Vine is located in Peacock Park in Coconut Grove. It was an ideal place, surrounded by lush vegetation, birds chirping in the trees, children playing in the park and a distant view of the bay. It was a beautiful day, with a mild wind wafting everywhere, slightly cloudy and not hot at all.
It is not often that my taste buds are surprised in such a startling way. I am very familiar with Peruvian cuisine having been to Perú on various occasions. The food at Pisco Y Nazca brought back delicious memories of the time spent in that beautiful country.
Situated in Miami Beach, Red restaurant serves exquisite steaks, shareable bar bites, interesting cocktails and has an extensive wine list.
No, you don’t get inked while enjoying a delicious tacos at this hole-in-the-wall restaurant, but you will be impressed by their exotic flavor combinations.
Chef Richard Hales has given birth to a restaurant using his travels and love for Asian flavors as his inspiration offering new and classic Chinese dishes.
With fresh flavors and a pure mission, Michael Schwartz’s Genuine Food & Drink is sharing its devotion of quality, local ingredients with Miami diners.
The concept of serving Latin and American inspired dishes using an eclectic array of ingredients is the secret to Jimmy’z success and a gift to our bellies.
In the mood for tapas? Visit the tiny taperia in the modern district of Miami. Giorgio Rapicavoli’s Taperia Raca, opened in February and it is a must-try.
Explore the flavors of Perú served at La Mar in Miami, Florida. Gastón Acurio, creates colorful fusion dishes that wow diners alongside the beautiful water.
Zak the Baker of Miami, Florida has dedicated his life to sourdough. His bakery is now a home to apprentices from around the globe.
Here are five favorite places to wine, dine and learn about Miami’s local culture thru the lens of food.
Eating House, outside of Miami, dished up classic brunch fare with a twist.
The décor is modern and stripped of any superfluous adornment, just a perfect balance of color and symmetry inside: a feast for all the senses.
This bistro run by Jean Paul Desmaison is an intimate venue and an ideal setting to try New World cuisine with a Peruvian touch.
Serving pizzas, salads, pastas, grilled fish and meat, diners enjoy northern Italian cuisine that use the highest quality ingredients at reasonable prices.
Even though the SLS is an upscale establishment, the food is pure simplicity prepared in an extraordinary way.
The summer months are almost upon us and this light and delightful recipe adapted from Chef José Andrés is always ready to refresh you on a hot day.
Temaris is a new sushi establishment that opened this past March that is making waves in the neighborhood of Brickell in Miami.
Surprises make life exciting and walking into this restaurant was like opening a door into an adventure that takes you to Southeast Asia.
Imagine being able to order drinks, make a reservation for dinner, place a room service order or rent a car, all before arriving to your hotel using an app that can be downloaded before you check-in?
Downtown Miami has a newcomer restaurant that is sleek, modern and stylish. It offers a vast array of Pan Latin dishes and trendy drinks. The Chef is Richard Sandoval who grew up in Mexico City and learned to respect fresh and authentic ingredients from his grandmother. So what is he doing in Miami? We visited his new venture, Toro Toro, to find out.
This lovely oceanfront restaurant in Ft Lauderdale offers a selection of Southeast Asian specialties created by Chef Subin Chankesorn.
In a little strip mall in Florida, there’s a tiny hole-in-the-wall called SooWoo Bistro that offers interesting Japanese Korean cuisine.
After visiting The Bazaar, and tasting food that makes you think about flavors, you know that something innovative is happening in Miami.
Brenda Benoit was in need of comfort food and stopped by a recently opened Bar-B-Q restaurant in Miami.
Chef Ludek Munzar is creating modern European dishes, exposing Miami to exciting flavors with a touch of molecular cuisine.
Chef Julie Frans is committed to spreading the message of the importance of eating healthy and putting the rainbow on children’s plates.
Inspired by the history of Simon Bolivar, Bolivar Restaurant brings an exotic fusion of Colombian, Peruvian and Venezuelan cuisine.
In an outdoor terrace this little gem of a restaurant sits amid a fountain, tropical foliage and flowers.
Brenda Benoit checks out the Two Chefs restaurant in South Miami.
Brenda Benoit visited the Old Lisbon Restaurant in Coral Way some time ago, and decided to try the newer location on Sunset Drive.
Is there such a thing as “guilt-free” pizza? After trying one at Power Pizzeria, the…
If you are in the mood for some noodles, exotic Asian fare and Bubble Tea visit Lan Pan Asian Café in Miami and you will not be disappointed.
The Rusty Pelican is an iconic restaurant located in Key Biscayne staring right across the bay into Downtown Miami.
Mandy Baca guides through the pop-up restaurant scene in Miami.
Brenda Benoit likes this place. Come to think of it, she might even love it.
The sun was hot and a gentle breeze was blowing from Biscayne Bay; the aromas of food and the sound of live music enhancing the senses.
Brenda Benoit is impressed with the cooking at Essensia in Miami Beach.
In a vegan desert of Miami, Anthea Ponsetti and Andrew McLees are changing the rules with cookies that are vegan, and 100% natural.
Brenda Benoit checks out the Happy Hour at Bahama Breeze Island Grille in Miami.
De Rodriguez Cuba Restaurant serves “Nuevo Latino” cuisine in Miami Beach. Brenda Benoit decided to pay them a visit.
In a tiny strip mall in the middle of Doral, there is a little surprise awaiting those who are willing to explore a different kind of Japanese fare.
Situated on the Miami River, Garcia’s has been around since 1966 and the seafood is both fresh and mouth-watering.
It was Friday and Brenda Benoit decided to take a stroll in Coconut Grove. Hungry, she ended up at Le Bouchon Du Grove, a distinct French Bistro in Miami.
Brenda Benoit visits the upscale and modern Japanese Zuma Restaurant at their location in Miami.
Jorge and Cheryl Olivera met while dancing in a club in Miami and discovered that both of them were enamored of the art of cooking. As the say, the rest is history
Brenda Benoit visits the China Grill in Miami Beach, and is taken on a culinary roller coaster ride.
The vibe at Novecento in Miami is elegant, energetic and vibrant, always packed with business people, locals and families from the area.
There is a new restaurant on the scene that is making waves as the first Health Conscious Cuban eatery in South Florida.
Opened by Brian Goldberg in 2010, Sustain restaurant + bar breathed fresh air to Miami’s dining scene.
Brenda Benoit is pleasantly surprised with the Mexican food at Hacienda Real in Miami.
Have you ever had fried Pig Ears with Barbecue Spice? If not, check out Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill in Miami.
Brenda Benoit visits La Bottega in Coconut Grove, and sits down with Chef Carmen Trigueros for a chat.
Tasting Miami has never been easier and more interesting since Grace Della decided that Miami is a city with a plethora of flavors worth discovering and sharing.
Brenda Benoit takes a rewarding culinary trip down State Road 997 in Miami.