5 Food & Drink Happenings You Can't Miss During Art Basel

November 21, 2014 | by Lane Nieset

Your Art Basel social calendar might already be packed with parties, but you'll need to take a break eventually; we suggest fueling up between events at these five spots.

Tapas All Day at SHIKANY

Crispy pork belly.Leche de tigre crispy pork belly.

SHIKANY in Wynwood is switching up its schedule during Art Basel by opening for lunch with a full tapas menu and continuing through to dinner at 5:30 p.m., with three- and six-course prix-fixe tasting menus. There’ll be 10-12 small plates daily, with options like leche de tigre crispy pork belly, citrus duck confit, foie lollipops, and an oyster flight—let the midday cravings begin. 251 N.W. 25th St., Miami, 305-573-0690 >>Read More


Kick Back With These Spirit and Cigar Pairings This Holiday Season

November 19, 2014 | by Cynthia Correa

Having a hand-rolled cigar with a stiff drink is one of the best ways to relax after a huge holiday feast—and an excuse to step outside for a few precious moments of silence. To help enhance your experience, we've paired up popular spirits with the perfect smoke.

Glenlivet 18 + Ashton Virgin Sun Grown

Ashton cigar.

Glenlivet is a favorite among scotch drinkers and a natural pairing for a vibrant cigar like Ashton Virgin Sun Grown. The spirit’s complex palate with hints of honey and walnut are balanced by Ashton VSG’s bold espresso notes layered with dark chocolate—a match for the full, yet sweet single malt. >>Read More


5 Delicious Vegan Eats Even Meat Lovers Will Want

November 18, 2014 | by Galena Mosovich

Living a vegan lifestyle is not just a fad flying through American culture like the yo-yo diet or, on the other end of the spectrum, the cronut craze. Contrary to the stigma, the menus at Miami's vegan restaurants are not limited; they're bursting with possibilities to find and savor uplifting flavors. Here, our favorites in honor of World Vegan Month. 

Supercharged Quinoa Burger at Mi Vida Cafe

Quinoa burger.

No cell phones are allowed at Mi Vida Cafe, where the staff purposefully runs out of ingredients to maintain freshness and minimize waste. The peaceful atmosphere is enhanced by the energizing (and filling) Supercharged Quinoa Burger. It's a house-made patty of the popular superfood, which is loaded with protein, fiber, and minerals, and it sits atop a bed of local greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh hummus, sprouts, slices of avocado, and an arugula salad mix. 7244 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-759-6020

Curry Favor at Temple Whole Food Plant Based Kitchen

At Temple Kitchen, healthy living devotees clamor for the unprocessed whole food served in an approachable way. Reach for the hearty Curry Favor, a hot dish with house-made green curry, red chili, fresh mushrooms, eggplant, edamame, and coconut milk served over organic wild rice. 5831 Sunset Dr., South Miami, 305-397-8732 >>Read More

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