October 17, 2014 | by jon warech | Pursuits
Sexy is in this year as Halloween takes over Miami.
Halloween at the Delano, 2013.
For many creatures of the night, Halloween marks the beginning of the party season, and while the lines at Miami’s most fancy fêtes can seem frightening at times, those in the know are certainly in for a treat this year. >>Read More
October 14, 2014 | by Chelsea Olson | Talk of the Town
III Points headliner Duke Dumont sat down with us before his set to talk about what's changed since his rise to fame.
Grammy-nominated British DJ and producer Duke Dumont has had a breakthrough year with "I Got U" featuring vocals by Jax Jones. But just because his hit single has gone mainstream, the 32-year-old chart-topper assures us that he isn't in it for the fame or the money; he's playing it cool, even at 1 a.m. on Saturday morning before his set at Wynwood’s III Points festival when we chatted with him about embracing his success, performing in Miami, and his favorite cereal. >>Read More
October 13, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
These Miami foodie events are fleeting, so get in on them quick before they're gone.
Chef Diego Oka
Chef William Crandall of Azul and Executive Chef Diego Oka of La Mar by Gastón Acurio displayed their culinary skills at the renowned James Beard House in New York on Saturday; this week Miamians get a taste of what the duo created over the weekend through exclusive menus at their Mandarin Oriental restaurants. From Monday, October 13-Monday, October 20, head to Azul for consommé of lobster andblanquette de veau, or stop at La Mar for Wagyu beef tiradito or octopus anticuchuro. 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami, 305-913-8358
Love all-things pork? Crave a hearty Italian meal? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you'll want to reserve a seat at the latest 50 Eggs Guest Chef Series, when Chef Michael Pirolo of Macchialina Taverna Rustica joins forces with 50 Eggs Executive Chef Partner Clayton Miller to serve a five-course dinner with wines by Premier Beverage and cocktails by Ancho Reyes. It all goes down Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m. at pork haven Swine Southern Table & Bar. 2415 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 786-360-6433; Purchase tickets here
On Saturday, November 8, be there for the first PopUp Dinner Miami presented by Acura, hosted by Hand Made Events, and benefitting Pérez Art Museum Miami. The white-themed evening requires attendees to dress for the occasion (in white) and bring their own chic picnic basket filled with table décor, food, and drinks. While you set up your own lavish meal, DJ Zen Freeman will provide the entertainment. There's just one catch: ticket-holders won't know the location of the pop-up picnic until two hours prior to the event. Add your name to the guest list here
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF DOUG CASTANEDO