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POSTED November 20, 2014

Brasserie Central

Pascal Oudin's Brasserie Central is a 3,000 square feet and 147 seats, the Parisian-style bistro will serve lunch and dinner to shoppers at high-end mall the Village of Merrick Park. The authentic French menu includes plats mijotés ($15 to $26)—slow-cooked stews—including classics like a coq au vin Lyonnais, moules Mariniere and blanquette de veau, a white veal stew with lemon velouté. 

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POSTED November 13, 2014

Siena Tavern

Fabio Viviani's 400-seat outpost of his Chicago Italian eatery Siena Tavern in the former China Grill space is larger than life. Expect dishes such as 12-hour braised osso buco ($42) and squid-ink linguini ($38) from the massive open kitchen, and there's even a pizza-and-crudo bar to fulfill cravings both doughy and raw.

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POSTED November 6, 2014

The Rum Line

The cool Miami fall breeze has blown in a Prohibition-era ship, bearing a cargo of rum-inspired cocktails, delivered to the outdoor patio of the St. Moritz Tower at the Loews helmed by the crew behind Lure Fishbar. Lose all inhibitions à la Hemingway whilst sipping on long lost recipes from the 1930s to the 1960s, including signature punches in scorpion bowls and hand-shaken daiquiris.

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POSTED October 30, 2014


The new Italian Brickell outpost highlights the Apulian style of cooking, from the southeastern region known as Puglia. Olive oil and burrata play major roles, so sit at the burrata and carpaccio bar and dip to your heart's content.

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POSTED October 23, 2014

Miami Smoker's Urban Smokehouse

Miami Smoker's have set permanent shop, where they'll offer house-made charcuterie like fresh sausage, salami and larger cuts from heritage-breed pork. Daily specials ($15) will include pulled pork, roasted pork loin or chops, ribs and smoked lechon, along with grinder sandwiches ($8) topped with beer mustard, pickled onions, pepper relish or BBQ mango sauce.

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  • Brasserie Central
  • Siena Tavern
  • The Rum Line
  • Moye
  • Miami Smoker's Urban Smokehouse


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