The Elser Hotel & Residences in Downtown Miami Readies for Opening

A new luxury property will be coming to Downtown Miami when The Elser Hotel & Residences opens later this fall. The 49-story hotel features 646 rooms, ranging from studios to three-bedroom suites. “We are thrilled to announce the addition of The Elser Hotel to Downtown Miami,” Yaniv Packin says, Vice President of Operations of The Elser Hotel.

Chef Yaniv Cohen, aka The Spice Detective, Opens Jaffa in Hallandale Beach

“My love of food began at early age, helping my mother cook and set the table,” says Yaniv Cohen, aka the Spice Detective. “I grew up in a Sephardic Jewish family, with NorthAfrican and Middle Eastern roots, and food was and is a passion, a way of life.” Cohen has been on a hot streak the past

CEO Jeff John and His Brother (and COO) Jarred Lead Revolution Live

It’s a Damn Good story that incorporates the Windy City and the Sunshine State. Old-school values and modern-day deception. Fire and ice (or, at least, snow). Savage storms and uncomfortable calm. A Revolution and a whiskey rebellion. Speakeasy style and beer-pong comfort. And, of course, Michael Jordan and Lady Gaga. It’s also a tale about

At ZZ’s Club in Miami, Throw Caution to the Wind

From the neon sign that everyone who passes through Miami Beach’s South of Fifth points out to a hidden culinary membership club in the Miami Design District. That’s the leap that Major Food Group made last year by following up the South Beach it-spot Carbone with the enigmatic ZZ’s Club. The discreet venue—packed in season,

CHEQ Partners With Pepsico Beverages to Enhance Fan Experience at Sporting Venues in South Florida

CHEQ, a social payments platform that helps connect consumers and businesses, recently partnered with PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) to bring its combined offering to stadiums, universities and restaurants in South Florida. The partnership will begin in Miami, with expansion plans to include the rest of the nation.  CHEQ’s technology allows consumers to place on-premise

Globally Acclaimed Chef Laurent Tourondel Brings Michelin Star Acumen to Fort Lauderdale Beach 

Named Bon Appetit magazine’s Restaurateur of the Year, Chef Laurent continues to expand his international imprint in South Florida by adding Dune by Laurent Tourondel on Fort Lauderdale Beach to his portfolio of restaurants which includes LT Steak & Seafood in Miami Beach. The two-time James Beard Award-nominee has received three-star reviews for New York City’s legendary

Luxury Culinary Brand INTUEAT Expands to South Florida 

INTUEAT, a luxury digital marketplace that gives diners access to an elite portfolio of private and personal chefs, has expanded its roster of on-demand chefs to the South Florida area. Locals and visitors can now book a curated dining experience with top chefs at www.Intueat.com.   Initially launched in Denver, CO in 2019 by Leonardo De Aguiar,

Bar Lab to Helm Food and Beverage Program at Arlo Wynwood

When Arlo Wynwood becomes Wynwood Art District’s first hotel later this year, the property’s multiple food and beverage outlets will be managed by Bar Lab, the trend-setting culinary and cocktail collective run by Gabe Orta and Elad Zvi. Bar Lab has teamed up with award-winning Miami Chef/Partner Brad Kilgore to develop and operate the signature

Toronto’s Lebanese Restaurant Amal Heads to Coconut Grove

Ink Entertainment Group, a leading North American lifestyle and entertainment company, well understands that Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine is having a moment. It offers the allure of health-minded shared dining, particularly for pescatarians and vegetarians. And with travel restrictions relaxed and Miamians returning from trips to places like Greece, Israel and Turkey, there’s an

Neya, an Israeli Kitchen and Bar Concept, Opens in Miami

Neya, which offers modern Israeli fare and dining influenced by ancient and modern flavors, is now open in Miami’s Surfside neighborhood. The menu features a unique non-kosher interpretation of Israeli gastronomy, influenced by the culinary legacy of Spain, North Africa and the Levant.  The new restaurant is open daily for dinner service and was designed

Crudos ArtHouse in Coral Gables Launches Executive Lunch Menu 

Crudos ArtHouse in Coral Gables just launched a new Executive Lunch menu featuring prix fixe, omakase, and a la carte menu options. The four-course prix-fixe menu, priced at $35 per person, blends Asian, Latin and American cuisines. Guests can choose an appetizer such as Edamame, Duck Gyoza, Tuna Tartare, Salmon Sashimi or Hummus Edamame. Main courses

Wynwood Prepares for Opening of First Hotel in October 

Arlo Wynwood will become the first hotel to open in Wynwood when it debuts in October. The 217-room, nine-story hotel will serve as the cultural hub for residents and visitors while offering guests prime access to the region’s best creative culture. Arlo Hotels, an independent, experience-driven hotel brand with locations in Miami Beach and New York