December 06, 2013 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Giorgio Rapicavoli's new pop-up cocktail and tapas bar, Drinking Room, holds court in Hotel Astor.
Drinking Room aims to be as simple as its name—just a bar serving up quality libations that people crave. And with Eating House chef Giorgio Rapicavoli behind the project, we expect the temporary Hotel Astor watering hole (open through New Year's Eve) to be quite the hit among the Art Basel Miami Beach crowd. >>Read More
December 05, 2013 | by APRIL WALLOGA | Style & Beauty
Dwyane Wade recently released a new collection of accessories for The Tie Bar.
With a colorful new collection for The Tie Bar, Dwyane Wade aims to up the accessories of game of every man in Miami this holiday season. The Miami Heat guard's penchant for pops of color and gentlemanly style manifests in 29 silk bow ties, 15 neckties, and 15 pocket squares, as well as a few limited edition tie bars and cufflinks (including silver and gold days of the week cufflinks, our favorite). "If he weren’t so awesome at basketball, I would consider bringing him on board to design full time," says The Tie Bar CEO Anand Sha of Wade's eye for design. What fuels all of that sartorial energy? We chatted with Wade to find out—we also got some intel on the television show based on his life, "Three The Hard Way" (working title), that he recently sold to FOX. >>Read More
December 04, 2013 | by Lane Nieset | Pursuits
Laure Hériard Dubreuil shares her Art Basel Miami Beach hangouts below.
Ever ahead of the fashion and design curve, The Webster CEO and founder Laure Hériard Dubreuil is one we always watch for at Art Basel Miami Beach. Originally from Cognac, France, Hériard Dubreuil studied merchandising at FIT before doing stints at Balenciaga and Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, so it’s no surprise that the style maven feels right at home during Miami's splashiest annual art event. “I am always impressed how international the city is,” she says. “It is for a week the center of the art and fashion world, or so it seems. It is electric with creativity, quite unparalleled . . . and on the beach!" >>Read More
December 04, 2013 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Red, the Steakhouse is serving a "Red Basel" tasting menu through Dec. 8.
Chef Michelle Bernstein blends food and art in a beautiful pop-up restaurant at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Dine at the Michy’s Miami Beach Art Basel pop-up through Saturday, Dec. 7 at the 6:30 or 9 p.m. seating. The four-course meal ($135 per person) includes passed hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail, but you can add a wine pairing ($55 per person). 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, 305-759-2001
Miami’s outpost of Red, the Steakhouse is serving up a "Red Basel" family-style tasting menu ($99 per person) curated by chef Pete Vauthy today through Sunday, Dec. 8. Nosh on five courses ranging from stone crabs to stuffed hot peppers, bone-in filet, and wild salon or tuna “filet mignon.” The menu requires a minimum of four people. 119 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-534-3688 >>Read More
December 03, 2013 | by simona rabinovitch | Talk of the Town
Emile Hirsch and Holliday Granger bring the lawless love story of Bonnie and Clyde to the small screen on Dec. 8 and 9.
Notorious bank-robbing couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow lived out one of the most iconic, blood-spattered love stories of our time. In 1967, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway starred in the first film adaptation of the real-life duo's crime spree love affair. Today, the epic tale hits the small screen as a brand new miniseries directed by Academy Award-winning Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) and starring Emile Hirsch as Clyde and Holliday Grainger as Bonnie. In advance of Bonnie & Clyde's simulcast debut on Dec. 8 and 9 (Lifetime, A&E, History), we spoke with Hirsch to find out how he got into character and what the role taught him about love. >>Read More