Stiltsville Fish Bar Brings the Best of Seafood to South Beach

By Melanie Galarce 

Stiltsville Fish Bar (1787 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach) is a locally sourced seafood restaurant in the heart of Sunset Harbour with Caribbean-style drinks and laid back, maritime-inspired digs. Spearheaded by the masterminds behind New York City’s beloved Root & Bone and Top Chef notoriety, Chef Jeff McInnis and Chef Janine Booth have brought their love of seafood to our backyard and we might be forever indebted to them.

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Downtown Gets a Bit of Zest

I was once worked for a Caribbean company and fell in love with everything about the islands. The people, the hospitality, the beaches, and the food – everything is second to none near the Caribbean Sea. Many years ago, when working for said company, I went to a business meeting at Ortanique on the Mile and had the best pumpkin soup I’ve ever had in my life. After that encounter, in a restaurant that’s really stood the test of time (now in it’s 15th year,) I became a fan not only of Ortanique but also of Chef Cindy Hutson. Ortanique and its Caribbean-inspired cuisine has always held a special place in my heart. So when I heard Chef Hutson was venturing to open a second restaurant in Downtown Miami, my heart pitter pattered a little.

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Red Fish Grill – South Beach Seafood Festival

As you can tell by our post on Monday, #MMTM headquarters is celebrating all things South Beach Seafood Festival this week. Starting on October 21st, a slew of events take place in Miami in celebration of seafood. You can experience pairing dinners, interactive cooking lessons, chef showdowns and a grand finale on October 24th, when hundreds will flock to 7th and Ocean for the Seafood Festival extravaganza. What can you expect? Live music, culinary and mixology demonstrations, a kids zone, health village, VIP hospitality benefits and more than 14 restaurants who will show off some of their favorite seafood menu items.

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The Ocean in all its Glory

We seldom visit or rave about chain restaurants. There’s so much to see and do in our bourgeoning culinary city that a chain restaurant can feel like we’re limited to a cookie cutter experience that leaves little to creativity. However, there’s always an exception to the rule and quite frankly, Oceanaire is not only the exception but also an exceptional restaurant where I recently had some pretty amazing seafood.

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