Byblos to Open in Miami Beach; Try All the Craft Beer You Want

January 22, 2015 | by Lane Nieset

From craft brews to stone-crab claws, here are a few ways to sample the best of what South Florida has to offer.

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The Byblos Restaurant is set to open in The James Royal Palm.

Byblos to Open at The James Royal Palm

Toronto hot spot Byblos Restaurant and Lounge will bring its Eastern Mediterranean cuisine to South Beach next month when it opens inside the Shorecrest Building at The James Royal Palm. Spanning two floors, the lounge and bar will boast a diverse menu inspired by Lebanon, Israel, Spain, and Greece—serving everything from modern mezze to traditional Turkish stone oven-cooked Barbari bread. While keeping with the theme, Executive Chef Stuart Cameron will mix in hints of Miami by serving local brews and fresh fish. 1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach >>Read More


Pubbelly's Puerto Rican Pop-Up Lunch; Bagatelle Opens in Miami Beach

January 16, 2015 | by Lane Nieset

A new year means plenty of new options in food. In this week's dining news, we give you a preview of what the rest of January has to offer your palate.

PubbellyLechón Asado at Pubbelly's pop-up lunch.

Puerto Rican Pop-Up Lunch at Pubbelly

Lunchtime just got even better at Pubbelly with the announcement of the La Lechonera lunch menu offered this month from noon-3 p.m. on Tuesday-Friday. Inspired by the Puerto Rican celebration of Las Octavitas, the eight-day holiday following Three Kings Day, the Chinchorros-like meal is similar to what you'd find at roadside stops in Puerto Rico and includes tostones, empanadillas, and papitas fritas. 1418 20th St., Miami Beach, 305-532-7555 >>Read More


Where to Brunch Right Now

January 15, 2015 | by Carla Torres

With more Miami restaurants than ever before serving up brunch, there won’t be a single weekend when you’ll go hungry (or thirsty). Here are 11 brunches you can't miss.



Why: Blue Collar brunch devotees will love Danny Serfer’s fancy, seafood-centric brunch. In addition to the expected oysters and caviar, there are crepes (or blintzes as Serfer calls them), quiche, and your choice of shrimp, crab, or lobster Benedict.

Best dish: Egg salad and sturgeon caviar on perfectly buttered slices of brioche. Didn't we warn you it was fancy?

Wash it down with: A blood-orange mimosa. Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. 210 NE 18 St., Miami, 305-374-4635 >>Read More

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