Happy New Year, foodies! We hope you had a good holiday season, filled with lots of good times with family and friends – and food, of course. Even though the festivities are officially over, we all know that here in Miami the celebration never ends. As January gets into full swing, there’s lots going on in the food scene with more openings, special menus and fun foodie events. And, as per usual, we’ve rounded up the best of the best below in our monthly Foodie Friday – Local Edition. Enjoy!
Well, that was certainly an exciting first week of October! Luckily, we missed any major issues with Hurricane Matthew down here in Miami, and now we’re ready to look forward to the remainder of the month and all the fun, exciting, and delicious foodie happenings that it has in store for us. Below is our monthly round-up of what October is bringing – from Oktoberfest to Halloween and everything in between. Enjoy!
By Monique Gonzalez
My first official gig as an #MMTM contributor (sounds fancy, huh?) was nothing short of spectacular. Thanks to my pals, Mitch & Mel, who know me so well, they sent me on a foodie adventure made up of a few of my favorite things – burgers, pizza and cocktails (oh my!). Yes, perfect for that oh-so-hot summer bikini bod, you say? Maybe, maybe not. But that’s never stopped me before. So, I was beyond thrilled to learn I’d be experiencing Pizza & Burger – Michael’s Backyard Kitchen, the new savory summer pop-up from nationally acclaimed star chef Michael Mina.
…and just like that it’s June. Summer is unofficially here, but don’t tell that to our thermometers. The good news is that with the arrival of the high temperatures comes the departure of the tourists and our town once again becomes a haven for locals. To that end, we’ve once again curated a list of some of the top new restaurants, special menus, seasonal offerings, and foodie events to try this month – catered for us lovers of heat, humidity, and all things Miami. Enjoy!