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Food & Cocktails

Almond Bread Pudding at Jaya

We have all enjoyed these classic desserts at one time or another. Now they're available at local Miami restaurants.

Radio Cooler at Radio Bar, photo courtesy Radio Bar

SoBe's coolest bar offers a whole new slew of seasonal drinks.

Hamburger at Izzy's Fish & Oyster, photo by lee klein

An old culinary axiom I like to follow is this: Never order burgers at a fish joint, and never order fish at a burger joint.

KYU's New Mezcal Negroni

KYU has launched The Mezcal Negroni, a smoky take on the traditional cocktail.

Gyoza at Sushi Garage, photo by lee klein

TWO happy hours. The first runs between 5 pm and 7 pm, the second goes from 11 pm until closing. Warning: If you stay for both happy hours you’re liable to become ecstatic.


Makoto Private Label Sake, photo courtesy Makoto

Chef Makoto Okuwa last week released Makoto Junmai Daiginjo Private Label Sake.

Julia Outdoor Patio, photo courtesy Juvia

 Juvia yields dazzling views of South Beach, and now offers a Sunset Menu with special prices.

Craft Social Club Interior, photo courtesy Craft Social Club

This chic South of Fifth nightlife bar is a modern speakeasy bathed in cerulean luminescence.

The Quiet Man Blended Irish Whiskey

The Quiet Man, the first Irish whiskey bottled in Derry in more than 100 years, has just launched in select American cities – one of which is Miami.


Phat Ramen at NaiYaRa, photo by lee klein

NaiYaRa, which has been dishing great Thai food in Sunset Harbour since debuting in December, last week initiated what is arguably the best happy hour on South Beach.