WHAT ARE THE PREMIER DINING SPOTSMay 6, 2011
WHAT ARE THE PREMIER DINING SPOTS IN MIAMI?
Epic Hotel, Downtown, Miami | 305.577.0277 | zumarestaurant.com
Owner Rainer Becker’s modern take on the traditional zakaya concept using consistently excellent quality of ingredients has won over foodies from London to Dubai. The space is gorgeous, with soaring ceilings and fluttering paper lanterns that look as though they might have been handcrafted in a Florentine workshop.
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
Design District, Miami | 305.573.5550 | michaelsgenuine.com
When Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink premiered in the Miami Design District in 2007, it opened to immediate acclaim and standing-room-only crowds. It’s a showcase for the type of cuisine that Michael does best – homemade, unpretentious, delectable, with an emphasis on great local ingredients. One simply must try Michael’s desserts too!
Palme d’ Or
The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables | 305.913.3201 | biltmorehotel.com
Chef Philippe Ruiz has won accolades for his ingenious interpretation of French Nouvelle Cuisine, including numerous James Beard Award nominations. This is a taste of France to Coral Gables with dishes ranging from simple to exotic. Fresh flavors and stunning presentations are found in every seasonal offering. Guests are encouraged to customize their dining experiences around more than 20 offered tasting plates.
Smith & Wollensky
South Beach, Miami | 305-673-2800 | smithandwollensky.com
A premier steakhouse destination, Smith & Wollensky offers simple elegant food in a refined setting. Overlooking Government Cut at the very top of the Port of Miami, outside seating is an option to view the beautiful sunsets! This is the only national steakhouse to dry-age and butcher on site, fly in lobster daily and make sides and pastries by hand.
Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach | 877-326-7412 | hakkasan.com
Just like the one in London, Hakkasan is contemporary perfection Cantonese cuisine in a beautifully designed space, distinguished by private niches with ornately carved screens. Hakkasan also employs extremely knowledgeable staff which compliments and enhances this very unique experience.