May 23, 2019

El Jardin :: San Diego, CA

El Jardin in San Diego, California is definitely worth a visit to try Chef Wilkins high-end, refined, yet approachable Mexican cooking. She is breaking some boundaries when it comes to Mexican food, and I couldn’t be more delighted.
May 17, 2019

Arthur’s Restaurant :: Toronto

Arthur’s Restaurant in Toronto offers American classics like crab Louie, steak tartar, oysters Rockefeller, Dover Sole, veal chop, prime rib and steak. They have already established this new spot as a see and be seen place.
May 5, 2019

Donna’s Restaurant :: Toronto

Dining at Donna’s Restaurant in Toronto is a homey, casual, unfussy, and moderately priced experience. It is like eating at your aunt Matilda’s where there are hits and misses. Some things are creative, others leave a question mark for me.
April 30, 2019

Ten Restaurant :: Toronto

One of the greatest compliments I can give Ten is to say it reminded me of a NAPA restaurant. The chef treats his food with respect, and he develops relationships with local farmers, and you can taste the difference in the dynamic flavours. You can tell that cooking is an act of pride, love and passion for the chef. Ten in Toronto is aptly named, it gets a 10/10 for me.
April 22, 2019

Hiden :: Miami

The most difficult dinner reservation to secure in Miami is surely the 8-seat omakase experience at Hiden Restaurant in Wynwood. Located through a hidden door at the back of a taco shop awaits a secret restaurant that is booked months in advance.
April 5, 2019

Ad Lib Restaurant :: Coral Gables, FL

Our meal at Ad Lib Restaurant in Coral Gables conveyed an appreciation for perfect preparation and flavours. The restaurant has a cool, casual vibe, with sophisticated, yet approachable choices.
April 1, 2019

Legacy Records :: New York

Legacy Records restaurant in New York's new Hudson Yards development was impressive and exceeded my expectations on all counts. It is a worthy destination dining spot and another hit for the Delicious Hospitality Group team.
March 31, 2019

Maya’s Restaurant :: St. Barths

Maya's Restaurant in St. Barths serves Creole style food made with fresh ingredients and cooked simply. It is always a highlight of our visit and continues to remain an institution.
March 24, 2019

Mandrake Restaurant :: Miami Beach

Mandrake Restaurant in Miami Beach is a new Asian fusion inspired dining experience in a theatrical space.
March 9, 2019

Cheval Blanc :: St. Barths

Cheval Blanc Hotel in St. Barths is the epitome of French attitude. You also get killer beachfront views with pristine white sand and turquoise waters, ocean breezes and lush tropical gardens. The luxury oozes out of its pores in this whitewashed oasis.
March 5, 2019

Silverlake Bistro :: Miami

Silverlake Bistro is our new go-to place in Miami for an insanely good meal that is moderately priced and served with a genuine smile. They use quality ingredients and flavours that had our taste buds dancing.
February 27, 2019

Bakan Wynwood Restaurant :: Miami

Bakan Wynwood Restaurant in Miami is an excellent place to go with friends for some creative, delicious cocktails, and share a variety of dishes in a beautiful space.
February 26, 2019

Maska Indian Kitchen and Bar :: Miami

Maska Indian Kitchen and Bar is a welcome addition to Midtown Miami, a fashionable restaurant offering patrons a modern and chic ambiance, with one of Miami’s best Indian restaurant experiences.
February 18, 2019

M House :: Coral Gables, Miami

Coral Gables is not in my neck of the woods. I only know of a few restaurants there and I wanted to try M House as it was a relatively new spot in the Aloft Hotel.
February 8, 2019

La Placita :: Miami

Chef José Mendin, a five-time James Beard award nominee and the man behind the Pubbelly empire has created La Placita in Miami, a restaurant cooking food from his homeland.
February 6, 2019

Nothing Bundt Cakes :: Miami

Nothing Bundt Cakes has grown nationwide into 260 franchise locations in the United States and Canada, and it continues to grow. When you use products like real eggs, butter and cream cheese, it doesn’t take long to get the word out.
January 28, 2019

Malibu Farm :: Miami

Miami recently got a California import, Malibu Farm at the Eden Roc Hotel. A lovely whitewashed setting, with wooden tables and cozy banquets, a wooden deck, a retractable roof, and views overlooking the expansive beach, and blue waters.
January 26, 2019

Pez :: Miami

There seems to be a few restaurants popping up around west Flagler, Miami. One is Pez, focused on using fresh local ingredients and trying to be as authentic as possible.
January 22, 2019

Doma :: Miami

Wynwood's prettiest restaurant, Doma, has recently opened, just one block south of Beaker and a Gray. They really strive for a purity of ingredients and a seasonality of the dishes.
January 17, 2019

Chatto Matte :: Miami

I’m overly cautious when I enter a theatrical and stunning chain restaurant. I find these places tend to spend their money on decor instead of investing in a talented chef. Well, unfortunately, Chatto Matte in Miami is no exception.
January 15, 2019

Mason Eatery :: Miami

Mason Eatery in Miami is a good choice for a casual, approachable meal that is nostalgic, and more than a deli.
January 13, 2019

Cindy Lou’s Cookies :: Little River, Miami

Cindy Lou’s Cookies in Little River, Miami has become a destination enterprise for many cookie monsters. Cindy's baking some of Miami’s best cookies that “warm the heart and nourish the soul”. I love finding a place as special as this, and you will too.
January 11, 2019

Cvltvra :: Miami

The Miami food scene continues to explode and I had been waiting patiently for Cvltvra (pronounced, "cultura") to open. The restaurant is an infusion of Latin American and Mediterranean cuisine, and overall the menu was ambitious and creative. Don't wait for a game or concert to visit!
January 9, 2019

Kaido :: Miami Design District

James Beard award finalist Brad Kilgore opened his latest venture, Kaido in the heart of the Miami Design District. The focus is on fresh, local ingredients and equal emphasis on great cocktails.
January 6, 2019

Swan :: Miami

At Swan in Miami they call the menu, "modern European cuisine" but the menu darts around the globe. Nothing sounds appealing and, guess what? It doesn’t taste appealing either. I haven’t said this in a long time... not recommended.
December 26, 2018

SPONSORED – Sagamore Brunch :: Art Week 2018, Miami

The Sagamore Hotel in Miami closed out Art Week with the annual private, invitation-only Sagamore Brunch. The affair was attended by over 1,500 guests on the hotel’s newly renovated patio and sculpture garden.
December 26, 2018

Fiola :: Coral Gables, Miami

Fiola in Coral Gables, Miami is the type of restaurant you would expect to find in a in the world's most cosmopolitan cities. Dinner was deeply satisfying and picture perfect. The cuisine is inspired by regional Italian classics, using local, seasonal ingredients.
December 20, 2018

Shanea Savours’ Favourite Miami Restaurants 2018/2019

Back by popular demand, my personal favourite list of Miami restaurants for 2018/2019 in no particular order, as well as new openings I want to try.
December 8, 2018

The Surf Club Restaurant :: Surfside, Miami

The Surf Club Restaurant in Surfside, Miami is a luxurious place that respects attention to detail, and will take care of your every need. Expect impeccable service, finesse, glamour, and impeccable execution.
December 6, 2018

Core Restaurant, Toronto

Core aims to prepare creative, authentic dishes with seasonal ingredients. It's a Canadian bistro with French influences that has finally brought a neighbourhood fine dining experience to the east end of Toronto.
December 3, 2018

Sara Restaurant :: Toronto

You do not have to indulge in a fine dining experience to receive outstanding food. One of Toronto’s hottest new restaurants, Sara, has a kitchen bursting with ambition, inventive and creative food in a serene, yet casual environment.
November 25, 2018

Belmond Rio Sagrado :: Cusco, Peru

Situated close to fields and lush mountains is one of Peru’s loveliest properties, The Belmond Rio Sagrado in Cusco. It is a unique hideaway in the Sacred Valley, an exclusive enclave modeled on Andean Life, with 5-star service.
November 21, 2018

The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette :: Ontario

There is an open kitchen at the Restaurant at Pearl Morissette in Ontario where you see Chefs Daniel and Eric, work alongside their team to create a French and Canadian, inspired cuisine. All the ceramics and utensils are custom crafted by locals, and everything is hand washed by the chefs and staff.
November 20, 2018

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas :: Cusco, Peru

Of all the hotels we stayed in during our 2 1/2 week visit to Peru, Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco had the most refined service, excellent interiors and original antiques.
November 20, 2018

Mil :: Cusco, Peru

I’ve never eaten 100% local, like at Mil in Cusco, Peru. This place is part restaurant and part lab. Working with biologists, botanists, and anthropologists to learn more about Andean food, its history, culture and science. It is a groundbreaking restaurant, a one of kind experience, that focuses on elevation, rather than just the season. It is worth the detour.
November 16, 2018

Chicha :: Cusco, Peru

Chicha in Cusco, Peru, is a restaurant where you can taste all the regional dishes, with a modern twist, as well as international ones, presented beautifully.
November 14, 2018

Limo :: Cusco, Peru

Go to Limo for the view of Cusco, Peru, the ambiance, the Pisco sours, and the chill out music. Beautiful day or night, and one of the town's better dining options.
November 13, 2018

Map Cafe :: Cusco, Peru

Map Cafe was probably my favourite place for dinner in Cusco, Peru. It was also the one place in town that you could dress up, enjoy live harp music, and a candlelight dinner.
November 8, 2018

Zazu :: Quito, Ecuador

Chef Alpala of Zazu in Quito, Ecuador works closely with farmers, grows vegetables in the restaurant's greenhouses and selects his seafood from the nearby coast. Dining in a modern setting with quality ingredients and refined service. One of Quito's top choices.
November 7, 2018

Maido vs. Central – 2 Top Ten Compared

Last year I had the opportunity to eat at a gastronomic dinner in Miami, where the special guest was Chef Mitsuharu Tsumura, who cooked an exquisite Japanese-Peruvian fusion meal. He has been voted the 7th best restaurant in the world this year on the San Pellegrino’s list. So I had to return to his restaurant in Lima for another “Nikkei” experience at San Martin 399, in the Miraflores district.
November 7, 2018

Central vs. Maido – 2 Top Ten Compared

If you consider yourself a true foodie than Central in Lima is a must-visit destination. Each dish here is beautifully prepared with precision, intellectualism, innovation, finesse and notable highlights. Craft vs art, and the hype meets reality. Kudos!
November 6, 2018

Astrid Y Gaston :: Lima, Peru

At Astrid Y Gaston in Lima, Peru everything was well-choreographed and extremely professional. It is a great experience for foodies and I wouldn’t hesitate to highly recommend this fine dining Peruvian cuisine.
October 31, 2018

Maido :: Lima, Peru

Maido in Lima Peru serves "Nikkei", a Peruvian cuisine with Japanese influences brought to Peru through Japanese immigrants. It's voted the 7th best restaurant in the world on the San Pellegrino 2018 list.
October 27, 2018

El Mercado :: Lima, Peru

There is a reason El Mercado in Lima, Peru has a buzz, and has people lining up and waiting to get in. Many say it's the top seafood restaurant, and who am I to argue, when I enjoyed my meal so much.
October 14, 2018

Sushi Erika :: Miami

Sushi Erika in Miami is always packed, with absolutely no social media, just word of mouth. I always order the Love roll, a spider roll topped with torched salmon, and drizzled with truffle oil.
October 10, 2018

Frilu Restaurant :: Toronto

Toronto's Frilu Restaurant is a modern, casual eatery, serving fine dining, with warm, gracious hospitality and showcasing playful, creative and dramatic food.
September 27, 2018

Alma Restaurant :: Toronto

Alma Restaurant in Toronto is unpretentious, approachable, and delicious, with an eclectic menu. Chef Anna Chen is producing a larger than life winning formula.
September 25, 2018

Konjikin Ramen :: Toronto

At Konjikin Ramen in Toronto you can taste the traditional methods used to provide their flavour packed broth and his delicious noodles. Every single step is painstakingly considered.
September 23, 2018

Kaiseki Yu-zen Hashimoto :: Toronto

Toronto's Kaiseki Yu-zen Hashimoto offers a culinary expression of art, with meticulous preparation and beautiful presentations. From artistically carved vegetables, to the finest uni and freshest and best quality sashimi, it's an evening of very fine and precious cuisine.
September 12, 2018

Momofuku Kōjin :: Toronto

Momofuku Kōjin in Toronto is a new frontier for David Chang of Momofuku fame. He has given Chef Paula free reign to showcase her cooking skills, which are innovative and extremely satisfying.
September 10, 2018

Obra Kitchen Table :: Miami

At Obra Kitchen Table in Miami my meal was a gastronomic feast, that was creative, ambitious, innovative and yet unpretentious, approachable and casual. Considering the pedigree of the chef, the food was moderately priced.
September 8, 2018

Wynona Restaurant :: Toronto

At Wynona in Toronto, the experience was more than pleasant and relaxed, with good food at moderate prices, in a casual atmosphere.
September 3, 2018

The Spotted Pig :: New York

Not all my reviews are about the latest hotspot. Occasionally I like to write about a tried and true winner. One such place is the Spotted Pig in New York’s West Village. It just may be New York’s most famous gastropub.
September 1, 2018

Olmsted :: Brooklyn, NY

Olmsted offers sophisticated food at moderate prices. It really is worth the trip to Brooklyn for creative small plates, that are refreshing, whimsical and ambitious.
August 29, 2018

Alo Bar :: Yorkville, Toronto

Alo Bar Yorkville stands out from a pack of other new places, pushing out exciting food that will likely keep the restaurant popular for a long time. I really enjoyed the culinary and hospitality philosophy there. I predict this will be one of the hottest tables in town.
August 16, 2018

Frenchette :: New York

Voted one of the best new restaurants in America for 2018, Frenchette in NYC's Tribeca neighborhood, showcases its talent by bringing back some nostalgic comfort as well as a mix of modern French cuisine.
August 8, 2018

Gennaro Amitrano Restaurant :: Capri

Gennaro Amitrano Restaurant in Capri is an elegant, intimate restaurant with professional service, sound pacing, and each dish a visual joy. Is this Capri? A resounding YES!
August 8, 2018

Mirabelle :: Rome

Mirabelle in Rome combines a great view with refined gastronomy. You know you are in excellent hands and are in for a special lunch or dinner.
August 6, 2018

Armando Al Pantheon :: Rome

Armando Al Pantheon in Rome sesrves simple, classic Roman food, using fresh ingredients, that are capably prepared. This is food you can eat every day. Recommend.
August 2, 2018

Terre Bleu Lavender Farm :: Ontario

If you are looking for something a little different to do this summer I suggest a 45-minute drive from Toronto to Milton Ontario, to see Terre Bleu Lavender Farm, Ontario’s largest lavender farm.
July 17, 2018

Fuwa Fuwa :: Toronto

Fuwa Fuwa in Toronto is whipping up some airy, jiggly, delicate and tasty delights. The pancake is also not too sweet and relies on the toppings to give the perfect balance.
July 14, 2018

Pinky’s Ca Phe :: Toronto

I say be adventurous, and you will be treated to a super cool, bohemian, urban vibe. Pinky’s Ca Phe in Toronto is a hidden treasure that serves exciting food with unique, bold, healthy, and distinctive flavours.
July 12, 2018

Giulietta Restaurant :: Toronto

At Giulietta Restaurant in Toronto everything on the menu sounds enticing, and every dish that passed by me looked like exceptional regional specialties.
July 10, 2018

Godspeed Brewery :: Toronto

Godspeed Brewery is a cool place to meet friends for a beer where the food is surprisingly good, with a small menu of about twelve items. Well done, and Godspeed!
June 22, 2018

Paris Paris :: Toronto

All in all, Paris Paris in Toronto is an inviting vibe, with an original, innovative menu. It is a welcome refuge, to get together with friends or loved ones, over a glass or two of wine, and a few bites.
June 20, 2018

Hollywood Cone :: Toronto

I found a place that serves monster size desserts for the serious sweet tooth. Hollywood Cone at 1167 Queen Street West in Toronto, is dishing out some extravaganza creations that are definitely Instagram worthy.
June 18, 2018

IL Covo Restaurant :: Toronto

The menu at IL Covo Restaurant in Toronto is more on the rustic side, with robust flavors. You will find tasty and creative dishes, that are reasonably priced.
June 16, 2018

Pa’La Restaurant :: Phoenix

The experience is fun at Pa’La Restaurant in Phoenix, AZ, and although the menu is minimal, everything is healthy and of the highest quality.
June 14, 2018

Gertrude’s : Phoenix

In Phoenix's captivating Desert Botanical Gardens is Gertrude’s restaurant, situated in an oasis-like garden setting and known for its seasonally inspired cooking.
June 12, 2018

Aviary :: New York

Every drink is designed to thrill the senses. From the unique glassware, fire, smoke, infused ingredients, flavoured ice, magic and whimsy. The bar snacks offered are also creative. No wonder, Grant Achatz of the three-star Michelin restaurant in Chicago is behind this project.
June 12, 2018

360 Adventures Tour :: Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ

We booked a tour through 360 Adventures in Arizona. What an amazing way to experience one of the world’s greatest wonders. We got a dizzying display of nature’s grandeur, with incredible views from sky, land and water.
June 1, 2018

Akira Back :: Toronto

If you value attentive, smart service in a sophisticated setting with playful and tasty food, I think you will enjoy Akira Back in Toronto.
May 30, 2018

Emily :: New York

At Emily in New York the tough decision is agonizing over what to order, the fabulous burger or the sumptuous pizza. I say order one of each and split them.
May 27, 2018

Parallel :: Toronto

New Toronto restaurant, Parallel is a fun place to try, with interesting twists on classic Middle Eastern dishes.
May 24, 2018

Bacchanal Restaurant :: Toronto

Bacchanal Restaurant in Toronto offers variations of delightful and contemporary bistro fare, in a pleasant, relaxed environment.
May 21, 2018

Kay Pacha :: Toronto

I am always excited to see a new Peruvian restaurants opening, and Toronto has far too few of them. Recently Kay Pacha opened at 744 St. Clair Avenue West.
May 21, 2018

Labora Restaurant :: Campo Food Hall, Toronto

Labora Restaurant in Toronto's Campo Food Hall serves robust and flavourful food with appreciation for the simple and perfect preparation and flavour pairing.
May 13, 2018

Constantine :: Toronto

Constantine is on the main floor of a new boutique Toronto hotel, The Anndore House, at 15 Charles Street East, close to Yonge and Bloor Street. The food can best be described as Mediterranean, with Israeli/Middle Eastern influences. I liked the brunch menu and found the service to be better than the dinner service.
May 10, 2018

FK :: Toronto

FK in Toronto can be your go-to place for food that is fresh, and well prepared, with service that is gracious, welcoming and attentive to detail!
May 7, 2018

Assembly Chef’s Hall :: Toronto

At Toronto's Assembly Chef’s Hall you can eat out with friends without worry about someone’s dietary restrictions. It is fun, unfussy, and won’t break the bank.
May 2, 2018

Mira Restaurant :: Toronto

Toronto is getting some new, cool places to dine. You should add Mira to your list, for a fun, crowd-pleasing, and appealing evening. The menu offers a creative and contemporary take on the dishes.
April 30, 2018

Tanto :: Toronto

Tanto Restaurant in Toronto serves dishes with Italian, Spanish and Argentinian flavours and influences. Almost every protein and vegetable spends time on the grill, reminiscent of Frances Mallmann. It was a nice change from the usual.
April 20, 2018

Barmini :: Washington DC

Barmini is a real original, with an upscale, jet-set, power couples and corporate crowd. Sit back and watch the chemists go to work. It is like science meets art, and this place is one hot ticket.
April 19, 2018

Palat Restaurant :: Miami

Palat Restaurant is an eye-catching spot, and made me do a double take as I was driving by. I hadn’t heard a thing about it, but decided to try it on a whim, for lunch. It was so good, I returned for dinner the next day.
April 18, 2018

Cielito Artisan Pops :: Miami

Cielito Artisan Pops serves high-end, handcrafted frozen desserts in a large variety of flavours. It's a great place for a sweet treat while walking around Wynwood.
April 4, 2018

Genuine Pizza :: Miami

Michael Schwartz recently opened Genuine Pizza in Miami's Aventura Mall and will be expanding this new restaurant in 18 locations in the next 3 years.
March 30, 2018

Wabi Sabi by Shuji :: Miami

Wabi Sabi by Shuji in Miami is an intimate eatery that's elevated sushi and poke bowls. They had us dancing in our seats, and that doesn’t happen too often. Congratulations to the chef!
March 30, 2018

Chumley’s :: New York

Chumley’s in New York is the resurrection of an old speakeasy under Chef Victoria Blamey. The menu mixes American gastropub standards along with some bistro style favourites – the burger is medal worthy!
March 21, 2018

Mendín and Friends Dinner Series :: Miami

Mendin and Friends Dinner Series at Habitat, Miami delivers inspiring, well executed and appealing dishes. I was truly impressed with the culinary excellence, meal is opulent and rich tasting.
March 20, 2018

Donnie Masterton’s Fátima Restaurant (Sneak Peek) :: San Miguel

We were lucky to be invited to a private dinner at Fátima, Donnie Masterton's new San Miguel spot in the Casablanca Hotel.
March 16, 2018

Skorpios Restaurant :: Miami

Miami's newly open Skorpios' elevated and reimagined menu includes a selection of daily catches, grilled whole, all simply garnished.
March 10, 2018

Bistro Mi Casa :: San Miguel

One of the owners of Bistro Mi Casa in San Miguel is world-renowned musician, Gil Gutierrez. He has performed at the Kennedy Center as well as Carnegie Hall, and on special nights, performs at the restaurant!
March 8, 2018

Interview with Voyage MIA – Meet Shanea Rakowski of ShaneaSavours in Bal Harbour

"I am in total disbelief of how my blog has organically gained traction. I am flattered when I have strangers come up to me and who recognize me from my blog. The struggle for me is, that I am not a professional writer, just a professional eater, so trying to put out a weekly newsletter is no easy task. How many adjectives can you use to describe the taste of something? It is not easy!
March 8, 2018

St. Roch Market Food Hall :: Miami

Miami's St. Roch Market is a contemporary multi-vendor food hall where the curated food and beverage program is accompanied by a high quality, hospitality driven experience.
March 2, 2018

Jacinto 1930 :: San Miguel

Jacinto 1930 in historic San Miguel is fresh and original and a nice change of pace with the chef's inventive and creative spirit. He shows a deep respect of traditional Mexican dishes and ancient processes, yet he gives them an innovative dimension.
February 17, 2018

Amara at Paraiso :: Miami

We had an enjoyable evening at Amara at Paraiso. I felt like I was in the tropics, or at a chic beach club. The menu focuses on clean balanced food, and simple cooking techniques enhanced by the flame.
February 6, 2018

Kiki On The River :: Miami

Kiki bills itself as a fine dining establishment with modern Greek food in a waterfront setting. The restaurant opened last April 2017. It is frequented by high rollers, celebrities and wannabes. Situated right next door to a place with a similar concept is Sea Spice.
February 6, 2018

Boulud Sud :: Miami

We found the shareable tapas plates to be more to our liking, I would recommend going heavier on a large variety of these and lighter on the mains. My favourite dish, however, is the tender, charred octopus à la plancha, with arugula, and Marcona almonds.
January 30, 2018

Azabu :: Miami

Finally, Miami has a worthy sushi counter with Tokyo trained chefs. Michelin starred in New York and with a location in Kuala Lumpur, the Azabu Miami offshoot has debuted, and it's a sublime and memorable experience. The sushi is traditional, of the freshest quality and was superb.
January 30, 2018

Sherwood’s Bistro and Bar :: Miami

Sherwood’s Bistro and Bar in the Little River district of Miami is a uniquely charming place with reasonably priced, simple food.
January 23, 2018

The Poppet Project :: Miami

The Poppet Project in Miami is a fabulous place to design, experiment, explore, create, and get your hands dirty with your kids or grandchildren.
January 23, 2018

Palmar :: Miami

Palmar is a welcome addition to Wynwood. It's a fun, unfussy, and appealing place. The selections are creative, fashionable, and current, and the staff is friendly and helpful. Best when Chef Diaz is in the house!
January 16, 2018

Paon :: Miami

The food at Paon in Miami is cooked with depth and complexity by Chef Cassino. There are many options for carnivores, pescatarians, and vegetarians in a warm, friendly atmosphere, where the chef's talents are highlighted in every dish.
January 8, 2018

Nusr-Et Steakhouse :: Miami

I would have to say Nusr-Et Steakhouse is Miami’s newest “it” restaurant of the moment. It's one of the best steaks I have ever had. Here the steak, a good quality cut of meat, is perfectly cooked, tender and juicy and full of flavour.
December 27, 2017

Poké + Go :: Miami

I am thrilled that a good poké place has opened in North Miami. At Poké + Go you select a bowl or a burrito, then protein, toppings and a sauce. Burritos start at $10, and a bowl at $13.
December 22, 2017

Casa Tua Cucina :: Brickell City Centre, Miami

The 18,000 sqft. Casa Tua Cucina in Brickell City Centre, Miami includes 12 unique dining stations, such as pizza, fish, pasta, crudo, cheese, coffee, gelato, pastry, chocolates, rotisserie chicken, meat and even a flower shop.
December 16, 2017

Ramon Freixa :: Madrid

Ramon Freixa has set Madrid on fire with his stylish contemporary cuisine.A leader in Mediterranean food, he takes it to a new dimension. Each and every course served is a palate adventure.
December 12, 2017

Nomad :: Marrakech

The mid-price range establishment is informal, yet stylish, serving a dynamic and modern interpretation of Moroccan food. Profits from the restaurant go to a local charity.
December 11, 2017

Le Jardin :: Morocco

Le Jardin in Morocco is a quiet and tranquil oasis of open-air greenery surrounded by a 16th-century building. They use fresh local produce and there are plenty of vegetarian options.
December 10, 2017

StreetXO :: Madrid

StreetXO in Madrid serves dishes that are creative, boldly flavored and fun to eat. It is the kind of food that has no limits, with dishes you’ve never heard of before. It's street food with a twist, drawn from the inspiration of Asian food stalls.
December 8, 2017

Blueblood Steakhouse :: Toronto

Toronto's new Blueblood Steakhouse harkens back to a day when glamour and high-end dining was a mainstay. It's a classic steakhouse that goes to great lengths to create a special evening.
December 8, 2017

Etaru :: Hallandale, Florida

With the opening of Etaru, people in Hallandale, Florida and surrounding areas can now dine at an upscale, Japanese, contemporary Robatayaki restaurant, with a beautiful waterfront setting.
December 8, 2017

Three :: Wynwood, Miami

Chef Norman Van Aken's new restaurant, Three in Wynwood, Miami, is not only stunning, the dishes are infused with innovative flavours. They are hoping to become the first restaurant in Miami to receive a Michelin Star. They just may just get what they wish for.
December 8, 2017

Dstage :: Madrid

At Madrid's Dstage the meal is a special interactive experience. Each dish is beautifully presented and every ingredient is beautifully contrasted in a perfect balance.
December 7, 2017

Al Fassia :: Marrakech

Al Fassia is of Morocco’s most famous restaurants. It's usually mentioned in every guidebook for serving remarkable gastronomy. It is also the only restaurant you will find that is predominantly run by women. There are two locations for this namesake restaurant.
December 7, 2017

Le Marocain Restaurant :: Marrakech

Le Morocain in Marrakech's La Mamounia Hotel will transport you to the heart of Moroccan hospitality. The food was diverse and exotic with a fusion of flavours and textures.
December 7, 2017

Álbora :: Madrid

Álbora is a refined and ambitious restaurant, serving haute cuisine with Basque Chef David Garcia. The owners have combined two of their other ventures – famous hams and Spain’s most sought-after vegetable conserves, so the restaurant is known for using stellar ingredients.
December 5, 2017

1-800-Lucky :: Wynwood, Miami

1-800-Lucky in Wynwood, Miami is a buzzing marketplace is already a hangout for locals and tourists alike. It has always been difficult to find good Asian food. Now you can find it under one roof. Just be prepared for crowding and lineups. But that makes it part of the fun.
December 5, 2017

Habitat :: Miami (UPDATE)

The food at Habitat in Miami is delightful, and the pricing fair. The food respects the elements and honours simplicity. I was impressed with the level of service from everyone in the restaurant.
December 5, 2017

Ghee Indian Kitchen :: Design District, Miami

Ghee Indian Kitchen brings something fresh and unique to Miami's Design District. The focus is on strong, bright flavors and farm fresh foods. There were so many other dishes that I wanted to try so we will just have to make a return trip.
November 28, 2017

Roberta’s Pizza Pop Up :: Miami

Thought by many to be the best pizza in the Universe, Brooklyn's Roberta’s Pizza has opened an outdoor Pop Up in Miami's Design District.
November 28, 2017

Stubborn Seed :: Miami

Under the direction of Top Chef winner, Jeremy Ford, at Stubborn Seed in Miami, the dishes are ambitious and complex, with a modern twist.
November 26, 2017

Kasbah Tamadot :: Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco's Atlas Mountains offers a magical setting with an emphasis on luxury and pure relaxation in breathtaking surroundings. Highly Recommended.
November 22, 2017

Toronto’s Newest Restaurants 2017-2018

I may be away from Toronto this winter, but I am still keeping tabs on new restaurants. Look forward to you letting me know what you think about these about these as well as anything I should try on my return!
November 20, 2017

Restaurante Triciclo :: Madrid

It's hard to pigeonhole the cuisine at Restaurante Triciclo in Madrid but it's easy to love. The food captures a multicultural spirit, with Spanish, Peruvian, Chinese and Italian dishes. They push the boundaries and serve well prepared and attractively presented dishes.
November 14, 2017

La Mamounia :: Marrakech, Morocco

La Mamounia in Morocco is iconic, opulent and you will be ensured a most luxurious stay. It is hard to tear yourself away to tour Marrakech – it's an intoxicating haven.
November 8, 2017

Bar Sybanne :: Toronto

Bar Sybanne in Toronto surpassed all my expectations. The reasonably priced menu offers artfully-plated, creative dishes with a great interplay of textures and tastes.
November 7, 2017

Miami’s Newest Restaurants 2017-2018

Just when you thought you were all caught up with the latest restaurants in Miami, here comes a new list to keep you busy this season. Watch for my upcoming reviews.
November 1, 2017

Aloette Restaurant :: Toronto

Toronto's Aloette is a neighbourhood bistro that's been packed from day one, and for good reason. The food was reasonably priced for the exceptional quality.
October 31, 2017

Arzabal :: Madrid, Spain

Arzabal in Madrid, Spain is sophisticated and romantic, serving quality food that is modestly priced. The whole experience is all very easy to digest.
October 29, 2017

Maker Pizza :: Toronto

Maker Pizza focuses on what matters – fresh ingredients, creative recipes, cooked to order options and friendly staff. It has been rated number one in many Toronto publications and I can see why.
October 19, 2017

Kost Restaurant :: Toronto

There has been much hype about the opening this fall of the new, slick Bisha Hotel and residential condominium at 80 Blue Jays Way in downtown Toronto. Charles Kabouth is one of the principles and he is known in Toronto as a restaurant entrepreneur.
October 13, 2017

Kiin :: Toronto

At Kiin in Toronto each item is meticulously prepared and beautifully presented, with rich flavours that ripple across the taste buds.
October 6, 2017

Visa Infinite Dining Series – Brothers Food and Wine – Toronto

Brothers Food and Wine in Toronto hosted the Visa Infinite Dining Series, serving an insanely good meal from beginning to end. The evening was perfection.
October 1, 2017

Hexagon Restaurant :: Oakville

Hexagon Restaurant in Oakville strives for culinary excellence, and Chef Sean goes to great lengths to succeed. His new restaurant sets the stage for his creative talent.
September 27, 2017

The Pool :: New York

Many restaurants come and go but the Pool Room and Grill in New York have stood the test of time and were always packed with the privileged few of the business, society and celebrity world.
September 26, 2017

Anderson’s Frozen Custard :: Buffalo, New York

When I find myself in Buffalo, New York, I always make sure to stop by Anderson's Frozen Custard. Luckily there are now seven locations and a food truck.
September 21, 2017

Copetin :: Toronto

Toronto's Copetin has a buzz and a cool vibe. And, more importantly, the food is bursting with flavour and every dish is exciting in a different way.
September 7, 2017

Zen Restaurant :: Toronto

Zen Restaurant in Toronto aims to preserve the culture of Japanese cuisine, providing excellent service and beautifully prepared dishes using fresh, unique ingredients. It exceeded our expectations and lit up my umami sensors.
August 23, 2017

Montgomery’s Restaurant :: Toronto

Montgomery's Restaurant has steadily become known by those "in the know", featuring Canadian dishes with local ingredients, many sourced from the Mennonite community.
August 16, 2017

Dizengoff :: Miami

Dizengoff in Wynwood, Miami serves simple, elevated food at affordable prices. Their freshly made hummus and tahini are creamy and dreamy.
August 11, 2017

El Rey Mezcal Bar :: Toronto

El Rey Mezcal Bar in Toronto serves well-curated drinks and fun Mexican bar snacks in a cheerful environment.
August 10, 2017

Dashi :: Miami

Dashi in Miami's River Yacht Club serves beautifully presented dishes that tempt all the senses with equally beautiful views. I don’t think you will be disappointed!
August 4, 2017

Mandarin Oriental Hotel :: Milan

At the Mandarin Oriental in Milan all your senses will be pampered in this sumptuous, prestigious and stylish hotel.
August 4, 2017

Seta :: Milan

Seta is one of Milan's best dining destinations. It sets the bar high, with original, conceptual Italian dishes that not only look stunning, they also taste it.
August 3, 2017

Ristorante Cocchi :: Parma

Dining at Ristorante Cocchi in Parma may have been my favourite meal in Italy this year. It was a sumptuous experience in regional cuisine. It exceeded my wildest expectations.
August 2, 2017

Metamorfosi :: Rome

Metamorfosi in Rome delivers an exceptionally good meal of fusion cuisine with an eclectic, international feel. It's a special restaurant in every respect. Highly recommend.
August 1, 2017

JK Kitchen :: Capri

JK Kitchen Restaurant & Terrace in Capri delivers a level of luxury, charm, style and attention to detail that creates a truly special evening.
August 1, 2017

Skippa Restaurant :: Toronto

Using the best ingredients and some serious skills, Skippa in Toronto is a success story about how hard work can pay off. Each course had a different layering of flavours.
July 27, 2017

Osteria Francescana :: Modena

Osteria Francescana in Modena, IT serves modern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated setting. It's the ultimate stage for Chef Massimo to showcase his supreme talent.
July 19, 2017

Ristorante Berton :: Milan

I have never seen such a beautifully designed, chic restaurant in Italy before as Ristorante Berton in Milan.
July 17, 2017

Dry :: Milan

Dry is a contemporary spot in Milan with a unique combination of pizza and mixology. It became so popular they added a second location.
July 16, 2017

Hosteria Giusti :: Modena

Hosteria Giusti in Modena, Italy is very authentic, focusing on regional and classical dishes of pure Emilia cuisine. We were truly enamored with this delightful spot.
July 14, 2017

Ristorante Da Danilo :: Modena

Da Danilo in Modena, Italy is a family run restaurant where the food is made the same way as it was 50 years ago. It's an unexpected surprise.
July 13, 2017

Ristorante Da Giacomo :: Milano

I know when I book Ristorante Da Giacomo in Milano I will always get a consistently good meal. It is an old Milanese trattoria that is tried and true with a kitchen that is well-executed.
July 4, 2017

Sud Forno :: Toronto

Everything is extremely fresh at Sud Forno in Toronto. One fabulous treat is the bombolini, an Italian sugar donut with fillings of Nutella or crema.
July 2, 2017

La Palma Restaurant :: Toronto

Toronto's La Palma is a new fun restaurant with respectable food. The menu is Italian at heart with a California sensibility.
July 1, 2017

Estia :: Toronto

Estia is Toronto's new "it" restaurant of the moment. The emphasis is on fresh, simple, uncomplicated dishes, that are cooked well. And really, isn’t this just what people are looking for? The restaurant is chic, and sophisticated with a hip vibe.
June 28, 2017

Gabriel Kreuther :: New York

If you go to Gabriel Kreuther in New York be prepared to be wowed. The chef presents inspired tasting menus in an impressive setting.
June 20, 2017

Motel Morris :: New York

Motel Morris in New York Motel is not a motel, it's a restaurant in Chelsea with an ode to the 1960's motel culture.
June 19, 2017

Augustine :: New York

Augustine restaurant in New York is stunning. You would never know it just opened in November of 2016. It looks like it is right out of Belle Époque Paris.
June 14, 2017

Avra Madison Estiatorio :: New York

Avra Madison Estiatorio in New York is a new "it" restaurant serving upscale traditional Greek cuisine, conveniently located across from Barney's and the shops on Madison Avenue.
June 14, 2017

Eleven Madison Park :: New York

The meal was indulgence – a culinary adventure that was expertly served in a magnificent art deco setting. Everything that adorned the plates was thoughtfully conceived and gorgeously executed.
June 12, 2017

Bake Shoppe :: Toronto

The Bake Shoppe in Toronto will make you happy and nostalgic, and provide comfort that makes you want to buy all these scrumptious creations.
June 11, 2017

Barrio Cafe Gran Reserva :: Phoenix

Barrio Cafe Gran Reserva offers refined tasting menus and a la carte dishes featuring carefully sourced ingredients, and bold flavours, some dishes using more than twenty varieties of chilies.
June 11, 2017

Match Restaurant and Cocktails :: Phoenix

Located in the new Found:Re Boutique Hotel, Match Cuisine and Cocktails was on Phoenix Magazine list of promising Valley restaurants. But less than 6 months in, this attractive restaurant had already lost its chef, ouch!
June 11, 2017

Fat Ox :: Scottsdale

A restaurant that has been generating a lot of buzz in Scottsdale is Fat Ox, a mega restaurant that opened in November 2016 at 6316 North Scottsdale Road under the leadership of Chef Matt Carter, previously of Zinc Bistro and The Mission.
June 8, 2017

Binkley’s :: Phoenix

Dining at Binkley's in Phoenix was one of my most memorable experiences that I won't soon forget. Without a doubt, it is the best restaurant in the city.
June 8, 2017

Lavelle : Toronto

The views are wonderful and the music is chill – relax in a cabana or a day bed, and order bottle service. If you don't travel or have a cottage, this is a nice little refuge from the maddening crowd, and it is right in the city.
June 5, 2017

Gloria :: New York

One of the things I love about New York is that are no shortage of wonderful little neighborhood restaurants everywhere you look. One such gem, new to the scene is Gloria.
May 31, 2017

Rotisserie Georgette :: New York

Georgette Frakas has herself a great brassiere that serves French fare, and serves it to a well-heeled upper east side crowd. As the New York Post said, "it is something to cluck about".
May 30, 2017

Tratto :: Phoenix

Chris Bianco, the James Beard award-winning chef, who has a national reputation for pizza has himself another winner, with his newest venture, Tratto in Phoenix, AZ.
May 28, 2017

Virtu Honest Craft :: Scottsdale

Virtu Restaurant, in Scottsdale, opened four years ago in 2013. That same year they were named Best New Restaurants in America by Esquire Magazine and they have also received a James Beard nomination. I thought I needed to check out the place and see for myself.
May 25, 2017

Ocotillo Restaurant :: Phoenix

Ocotillo in Phoenix is the quintessential modern Arizona eatery. They are a new gold standard, capturing the hearts of locals and tourists alike.
May 22, 2017

Canis :: Toronto

All the dishes at Canis in Toronto have simple descriptions on the menu, but when you receive the food you see how complex each dish is, with many components to them.
May 20, 2017

Lobster Sea Grille :: Miami

I am not exaggerating when I say that the lobster at Lobster Sea Grille in Miami is the best damn lobster I have had in eons. My table all raved about the quality and execution.
May 20, 2017

Lake Inez :: Toronto

One of the reasons I think Lake Inez in Toronto is jam packed and so popular is the hands on approach of the owners, who constantly come by to see how everything is going.
May 16, 2017

Atlas Restaurant :: Toronto

Doug Penfold's new Toronto restaurant, Atlas, features dishes inspired by the his travels to Morocco and the Atlas Mountains. The cuisine presents a rich tapestry of spices and herbs, textures and tastes.
May 15, 2017

La Banane :: Toronto

Since returning to Toronto from Miami, one of my most anticipated new restaurant openings has been La Banane. In a few short months it has become Toronto's "it" restaurant.
May 9, 2017

Grey Gardens :: Toronto

Toronto's Grey Gardens is fresh, seasonal and creative. A neighbourhood place where you can drop by for a drink and snacks, or stay for dinner.
May 1, 2017

Bar Ape :: Toronto

Bar Ape uses refined recipes and serve an artisanal, handcrafted from scratch, gelato bar. The flavours are intense and the mouth feel is sinfully creamy.
May 1, 2017

Flora Bar :: New York

The Upper East Side crowd gets to feast on bold flavours and textures with unique interpretations of dishes. The plates are small, but inventive and elevated with a complexity that isn't expected.
April 28, 2017

Valentino Italian Cucina :: Ft. Lauderdale

At Valentino Italian Cucina in Ft. Lauderdale Chef Giovanni creates expertly prepared Italian dishes with a modern twist using fresh, high-quality ingredients in all that he prepares.
April 26, 2017

Rina and Alice :: Jerusalem

Jerusalem Chefs Rina and Alice have created a tasty and inventive menu in their modern and cozy restaurant. We were happy to have this option on a Saturday afternoon in Jerusalem.
April 25, 2017

Forte dei Marmi :: Miami

At Forte dei Marmi in Miami they go to great lengths to bring you the flavours of the Amalfi coast, using high-quality ingredients, exceptional regional specialties and inventive Italian cooking in a beautifully presented in a relaxed and vibrant setting.
April 18, 2017

Harry’s Char Broil & Dining Lounge :: Toronto

Harry's Char Broil & Dining Lounge in Toronto is like stepping back in time, I felt I was entering a greasy spoon from the 60's.
April 17, 2017

Mashya Restaurant :: Tel Aviv

The emphasis is on freshness, combined with high quality ingredients and sophisticated cooking techniques. The dishes are creative and showcase a modern cuisine focusing on Moroccan and Mediterranean influences.
April 16, 2017

The Norman Hotel :: Tel Aviv

The Norman Hotel is elegant and sophisticated and the staff is courteous, respectful and well-trained. It offers 24-hour concierge service, high-end interiors, and great personalized customer service. A stunning new addition to central Tel Aviv.
April 13, 2017

Brothers Food and Wine :: Toronto

The emphasis is on fresh, local, simply prepared food. The menu changes on a whim, so you may not find a favourite dish again but you will certainly be surprised and pleased at the offerings.
April 10, 2017

Tatel :: Miami

Tatel's opening in Miami has been eagerly awaited by many. After all, global superstars and restaurant partners Rafael Nadal and Enrique Iglesias, and basketball star, Pau Gasol, are ambassadors for the Spain-based project, along with business entrepreneurs Abel Matutes and Manuel Campos Guallar. The first Tatel restaurant has become one of the trendiest restaurants in Madrid.
April 9, 2017

Turkiz Restaurant :: Tel Aviv

Turkiz is a lovely restaurant with a creative menu of fabulous food. Of course, the highlights here are unquestionably fish and seafood creations. The name, "Turkiz" means, "turquoise", which is perfect for the spot, and since opening in 1991 they've been really packing them in.
April 7, 2017

Plant Food and Wine :: Miami

It is simply amazing what the kitchen can do with fruits, vegetables, nuts, seed, flowers and seaweed. Is it for everyone? No, but you will get an unexpected array of foods you never thought possible made with masterpiece presentations in a tranquil oasis.
April 5, 2017

Le Sirenuse at the Surf Club Four Seasons :: Miami

Now here's the perfect combination – Miami's Four Seasons Surf Club and iconic restaurant Le Sirenuse from famed Positano, Italy have partnered together.
April 3, 2017

Estefan Kitchen :: Miami

It took great pains to write this review because I love Gloria Estefan. Emilio was in the house when we were here, and you can see how nicely he treats his staff. I also love the idea of marrying food and music, as long as both are excellent.
March 27, 2017

HaSalon :: Tel Aviv

Chef Eyal is known for his flair at each of his restaurants but HaSalon epitomizes his philosophy of fresh food of the highest quality. The experience is a combination of texture, smell, taste and proper execution.
March 22, 2017

Bakehouse Brasserie :: Miami (CLOSED)

The selection is outstanding at Bakehouse Brasserie in Miami. Everything is made fresh each morning and tastes amazing. I couldn't be happier, who doesn't love brunch?
March 20, 2017

Popina Restaurant :: Tel Aviv, Israel

Everything about Popina in Tel Aviv is experience driven: from the ingredients to the immaculate plating and modernist methods. Choose a variety of dishes to taste all the flavours and cooking styles. It was definitely my best meal in Israel.
March 17, 2017

Pierchic Restaurant :: Dubai

Pierchic Restaurant in Dubai is surely one of the most romantic restaurants you will find. It is situated at the end of a long wooden pier with captivating views across the Arabian Gulf.
March 15, 2017

La Petite Maison :: Miami (UPDATE)

There's a buzz to La Petite Maison in Miami. The place exudes luxury, charm and style. They've really gone to great lengths in terms of hospitality, bringing in staff from the Dubai and London locations to assist the opening. If they can just refine the food, the discriminating clientele will return in droves.
March 11, 2017

Abraxas Tzafon :: Tel Aviv

Abraxas Tzafon is a unique, innovative and really fun spot. Everything we ate was absolutely given thought to in terms of flavour and presentation. Expect well-executed dishes, served in a relaxed atmosphere.
March 9, 2017

Armani Hotel :: Dubai

The first hotel from fashion designer Giorgio Armani resides in the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, in the heart of downtown Dubai. You couldn't ask for a better location with direct access to the world's largest shopping mall.
February 25, 2017

Sarsaparilla Club :: Miami

The vibrant menu showcases farm fresh, conscientiously-sourced, truly soul-nurturing dishes. This one is worth a visit. The chefs' passion and creative expression is reflected in their cooking.
February 23, 2017

Stanzione 87 :: Miami

The pizza at Stanzione 87 in Miami cooks in an Italian wood burning oven in under 90 seconds. The pie is soft, elastic, tender and fragrant with a sauce that tastes perfect.
February 21, 2017

The Restaurant Commandments by Alan Richman

Loving Alan Richman's 30 commandments for making restaurants—and any dining-out experience—better in GQ. Spot on! Check them out here.
February 17, 2017

Art Wynwood :: Miami

Art Wynwood has returned to Miami for its sixth edition. The fair features diverse artwork from galleries around the world. The five-day fair will continue through February 20th, 2017.
February 16, 2017

Cream Parlor :: Miami

At Miami's Cream Parlor expect generous hospitality, by owners who believe in their business, their community and their patrons, in a quaint, well priced, and inviting mom and pop operation. They are bringing their unique sense of style and favourite home recipes and serving them up all day long in their cozy environment.
February 15, 2017

Bazaar Mar :: SLS Brickell, Miami

Bazaar Mar by Jose Andres at SLS Brickell offers a vibrant overwhelming mix of sophisticated and whimsical cuisine, in a playful, Mediterranean interior. The emphasis is on fresh fish from local and Caribbean waters. It is a meal to remember.
February 13, 2017

Bal Harbour Anniversary Celebration :: Miami

Bal Harbour celebrated in style on February 12th, with over 2,000 people strong taking part to toast the 70th Anniversary of the village. It was the perfect night to come out and enjoy a special concert, party and fireworks right on the beach near the jetty behind the Ritz Carlton, Bal Harbour.
February 10, 2017

Tanuki :: Miami

Tanuki in Miami is lively, and colorful, with graffiti-covered walls, reclaimed wood and yellow leather banquets with blond wood tables and digital lights accenting a long wrap around bar. Samurai swords decorate the walls. The central focus of the room is a seven-foot statue of a Tanuki, a Japanese talisman said to bring good luck.
February 7, 2017

Cafe Roval :: Miami

Miami has a new "secret garden" – a romantic, lush oasis that doesn't feel like Miami but a little like Hawaii. Our evening was relaxed, intimate, and aesthetically appealing. They are open daily from 4pm till midnight and will soon be adding a Sunday brunch.
February 6, 2017

Blue Ribbon Sushi :: Miami

Blue Ribbon Sushi has a brand new spot inside the Plymouth Hotel at 336 21st Street in Miami. Here they will service the hotel with an all-day food and bar program as well as a poolside menu.
February 2, 2017

Pubbelly Sushi :: Brickell City Center, Miami

I am a big fan of the Pubbelly Group and in particular their sushi restaurant. I was happy to hear they were opening at the Brickell City Center at 701 South Miami Avenue. It is so refreshing to see malls like Bal Harbour and Brickell City Center opening quality restaurants.
January 31, 2017

Artisan Beach House :: Bal Harbour (UPDATE)

At Artisan Beach House in Bal Harbour, Miami,say the food is rustic, but that's being modest. The dishes may read like comfort food but they are ambitious and infused with dynamic, energizing flavours.
January 26, 2017

A New Year in Miami PR – Social Miami & Miami Beach Woman’s Club

On January 25th, 2017 Melanie Cohen of Social Miami together with the Miami Beach Women's Club and Creative Edge Parties, hosted an event to celebrate "A New Year in Miami PR".
January 24, 2017

Mignonette Uptown :: Miami (CLOSED)

Mignonette Uptown in Miami is no frills, straightforward, simple, quality seafood in a comfortable and laid back atmosphere. I am always excited about the birth of a new restaurant, especially under the capable hands of Chef Serfer.
January 24, 2017

Toscana Divino :: Miami

Miami's Toscana Divino offers a selection of traditional Tuscan and "moderna" fare. The dishes are unexpected and sophisticated. The chef believes in providing quality, flavour and freshness in the artisanal approach of "Fatto in Casa".
January 18, 2017

Ferraro’s Kitchen and Wine Bar :: Miami

On a whim, I decided to try a new spot that I had heard nothing about. Located at 1099 NE 79th Street is a hidden gem you may not have heard of but you will be glad that you are now. Ferraro's Kitchen and Wine Bar is sure to impress.
January 17, 2017

Luke’s Lobster :: Brickell City Centre

Luke's Lobster rolls in Brickell City Centre are the real deal, with ultra-fresh wild-caught Maine lobster. An exciting new addition to the Miami food scene, if you are a lobster fan it is not to be missed. The food made me hum, I will return!
January 15, 2017

Phuc Yea :: Miami

Phuc Yea was one of Miami's first pop-ups. It's since reopened in the trendy MiMo district. I would call the restaurant a mash-up of Vietnamese and bold Cajun flavours. The owners and staff were friendly and courteous and so it pains me to report I was not a big fan of the cuisine.
January 13, 2017

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary :: Miami

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary allows collectors, art connoisseurs and art world luminaries alike the opportunity to admire or acquire investment quality blue chip contemporary post-war works by International galleries.
January 10, 2017

Casa Gioia :: Miami

I recently discovered Casa Gioia (which translates to "house of joy") in Miami – my new favourite bakery for 2016/2017. Everything is truly exceptional, artisanal and unique. It's a new local treasure for me, "sharing joy one bite at a time".
January 10, 2017

Bar Mar :: Toronto (CLOSED)

Peruvian cuisine is among the most varied and best in the world. Each region has its own local culinary treasures depending on the climate and landscape, including influences from the indigenous population including the Incas as well as cuisines brought from Europe including Spain, Italy, and Germany. There can also be influences from Asia and West Africa as well.
January 9, 2017

Zoo :: Miami

Zoo Miami is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida and the only tropical zoo in the US. It's crowd pleasing for the young or old alike and a delightful way to spend a day.
January 8, 2017

Shoushin Restaurant :: Toronto

Shoushin Restaurant in Toronto only uses the best, purest and most authentic ingredients. The chef's methods are very exacting and you can taste the difference, with wild caught fish and handmade wasabi.
January 7, 2017

Fantail Bakery & Café :: Toronto

Fantail Bakery & Café in Toronto has a warm comfortable atmosphere – it's a perfect neighborhood spot. It's family owned and operated by a New Zealand family.
January 6, 2017

Tarbell’s :: Pheonix, Arizona

Tarbell's in Pheonix, Arizona consistently serves good food and keeps me coming back time and time again. The chef has a solid grasp of new American favourites and puts an upscale spin on them.
January 5, 2017

SumoMaya :: Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale's SumoMaya was created by Chefs Matt Zdeb and Hisao Andy Suzuki. Together they celebrate cuisines of Mexico and Asia, with a unique seasonal fusion cuisine.
January 4, 2017

Cardon y El Tirano :: Miami

Cardon y El Tirano in Miami is creative, flavourful and eclectic. It's not all about the glitz like so many places, instead, it's modernizing the local food scene by bringing new, interesting choices to locals and tourists alike.
January 3, 2017

Via Emilia 9 :: Miami

Chef Cacciatori works magic at Via Emilia 9 in Miami, a little gem of a restaurant. The food is soulful and luscious. I love fresh pasta so I decided to go with a four-course pasta tasting.
January 3, 2017

Harbord Bakery :: Toronto

Harbord Bakery is an institution, one of the few left in Toronto. Shopping here is an experience, it makes you feel like you are a kid again. They make THE best challah in the city!
January 2, 2017

J&J BBQ :: Toronto

J&J BBQ in Toronto is dishing up some pretty amazing barbecue. Because of them, I might become a convert to this style of cooking, or even an addict! Their meats have light rubs, minimal sauce and lots of wood smoke flavour.
January 2, 2017

Tropical Chinese Restaurant :: Miami

What else does a Jew do on Christmas Day when everything else is closed? Go for Chinese food, natch! Tropical Chinese is the real deal. It's authentic Chinese cooking, where everything is hand-crafted from scratch, since 1984.
December 31, 2016

Brava :: Miami

Every dish at Chef Brad Kilgore's Brava in Miami is like a work of art. The menu is unique and authentic with elevated presentations, and the design is elegant with a sophisticated ambiance.
December 29, 2016

Bird and Bone :: Miami

We had dinner at the Bird and Bone, under the tutelage of Chef Richard Hales. He is the chef who also helms Blackbrick and Sakarya Kitchen. Hales' interpretation of American cuisine takes it to another level. I prefer this restaurant to Yardbird.
December 27, 2016

Paulie Gee’s :: Miami

Brooklyn's Paulie Gee's has come to Miami. The crust is thin, but not soggy, and nicely charred and tender, just the way I like it. Every month they collaborate with another restaurant to incorporate what they are known for into a pizza.
December 27, 2016

Anet Gesualdi Macarons :: Toronto

Anet Gesualdi Macarons in Toronto creates artisanal French macarons of the highest order. They are super fresh, with an amazing flavour profile and many unique rotating flavours.
December 26, 2016

People’s Eatery :: Toronto

People's Eatery in Toronto is fun, trendy and delicious! A great place to come with a few people so you can order lots of dishes. They are doing a bang up job with their diverse eclectic menu by Dustin Gallagher (a former Top Chef contestant).
December 25, 2016

Upland :: Miami

Upland Miami is an offshoot of the New York restaurant with the same name by restauranteur Stephen Starr and his Chef Justin Smillie of Il Buco. At Upland the food showcases Smillie's rustic/comfort food and seasonally influenced fare.
December 24, 2016

Olla :: Miami

Olla in Miami has only been open for two weeks as of writing this review and I think they are doing an excellent job here. The chef is Marcus Samuelsson. He was friendly and very welcoming, and let me tour his pristine kitchen. Boy, it's hot back there.
December 24, 2016

Barnsteiner’s :: Toronto

Consider Barnsteiner's in Toronto if you are in the mood for some home cooked food, but you don't feel like cooking. People who are intimidated by trendy restaurants, or menus where they can't find anything that they would dare try, this is your place.
December 23, 2016

Nichi’s Sweet Confections :: Miami

With the opening of Nichi's Sweet Confections, people in Bay Harbour, Bal Harbour, Surfside and North Miami can rejoice! There is finally a bakery serving delightful, made-from-scratch baked goods! It's really filled a void in the area (and in my stomach ...).
December 23, 2016

Leña Restaurante :: Toronto

Leña in Toronto is a recent venture by the O&B Group. Located in the new Saks 5th Ave, it's quite striking and sophisticated for a restaurant within a department store. They have many restaurants from Canoe, Auberge de Pommier, Jump, Luma, to the O&B Canteen.
December 22, 2016

Greta Solomon’s :: Toronto

Leslieville is a really cute area of Toronto, reminiscent of the West Village in New York. Once a seedy part of town, now interesting restaurants and stores are popping up everywhere. Another new addition to this area is Greta Solomon's.
December 21, 2016

Nadege Patisserie :: Toronto

At Nadege Patisserie all the pastry are like little jewels, beautifully crafted and showcased edible art. Toronto you will fall in love.
December 21, 2016

Daits Bar :: Toronto

Daits Bar is a new, truly unique food experience in Toronto. The dates are not only attractive looking, but feature a dynamic variety of notable flavour combinations. Treat yourself or someone special.
December 20, 2016

Chabrol Restaurant :: Toronto

Chabrol Restaurant in Toronto really feels like you are in a small Parisian bistro or wine bar. I am so happy to have the addition of this new place in the Yorkville area. They are packing them in and reservations are hard to come by, so book early.
December 20, 2016

Kinton Ramen :: Toronto

The first cold day in Toronto I immediately ran to Kinton Ramen on 396 Church Street. They have about 5-6 locations throughout Toronto and are part of the Guu and Kinka Family of restaurants. My favourite place is Ja Bistro.
December 20, 2016

Ja Bistro :: Toronto

Ja Bistro in Toronto has good dishes with a modern twist, served up in a beautiful but simple unpretentious manner. The fish is fresh and of high quality.
December 19, 2016

Noorden :: Toronto

Toronto's Noorden is the perfect spot for a light snack and drinks, or a full on dinner. The pop up will be closing when their lease comes up in mid 2018, but maybe we can convince them to move to another location.
December 17, 2016

Oh My Gosh Brigaderios :: Coral Gables, Miami

Located close to the Miracle Mile, "Oh My Gosh", is the perfect name for this Miami sweet shop because that is what you say when you will bite into your first brigadeiro.
December 13, 2016

Mina’s Mediterraneo :: Miami

I think people visit Mina's Mediterraneo because the staff is friendly, the garden is pretty and on Saturday's they have live entertainment. It is cheap and cheerful, but I also need great food to return ...
December 12, 2016

The Faena Forum :: Miami

Now Miami doesn't have to wait for its annual art week. The Faena Forum will host a wide range of happenings throughout the year within the absolutely dazzling 21-century cultural center.
December 7, 2016

Le Coq Rico :: New York

Le Coq Rico New York's poultry taste better than your average birds. They might just serve one of the best roast chickens this side of Paris.
December 6, 2016

Dôa :: Miami

For me "Dôa" means, "dead on arrival". Cool place, but you've got to upgrade the food and service. I am too old for this and was very disillusioned.
December 6, 2016

Ugo Rondinone’s Miami Mountain :: Art Basel

Day or night, Ugo Rondinone's Miami Mountain at Art Basel is an iconic, landmark installation.
December 5, 2016

Fendi Truck :: Art Basel, Miami

Fendi has arrived at Art Basel. If you head over to the Design District you can shop and selfie with Fendi's cherry red, customized three-wheeled Italian truck from the 1940's.
December 3, 2016

Paradigm Kitchen :: Miami

Miami's Paradigm Kitchen serves "clean soul food", and they serve it with a smile. It's no wonder when I visited during lunchtime the place was doing brisk business – the food is really good and crowd pleasing.
November 30, 2016

Great People Watching :: Art Basel 2016

Sometimes the live art is more interesting than the actual art.
November 30, 2016

SCOPE Miami Beach :: 2016

The 16th edition of emerging art fair, SCOPE Miami Beach has begun along with Miami Art Week. It's a lot of fun.
November 30, 2016

Art Miami :: 2016

Art Miami is the first week of December, showcasing significant art works from the 20th and 21st centuries by some of the world's most respected galleries.
November 29, 2016

Roselle Desserts :: Toronto

Everything I tried at Roselle Desserts in Toronto was outstanding. They make delicious French-inspired desserts, and as their slogan says, "desserts make you happy". Well their desserts certainly do!
November 28, 2016

Fi’lia :: Brickell, Miami

Fi'lia in Brickell, Miami is a play on the Italian word, "figlia", which means "daughter" – Chef Michael Schwartz two daughters. He has expanded his operations and opened this restaurant in partnership with the Related Group. It is located on the main floor of the SLS.
November 27, 2016