BAR PRIMI Miami Spice Pop Up at The Dutch!

Most Miamians know it’s Miami Spice season; a great opportunity to try new restaurants or even sample different dishes at some favorite places.  In fact, many restaurants have included new and creative dishes just for Miami Spice.  But, something really special is happening at The Dutch and only through September! NYC’s famed pasta bar, Bar…

Interview with Bar Primi’s Chef-Partner Sal Lamboglia

For the month of September, The Dutch Miami will feature a special Miami Spice menu consisting of select dishes from NYC’s Bar Primi! The famed pasta shop led by Chefs Andrew Carmellini and Sal Lamboglia specializes in traditional and seasonal primi piatti using non-GMO semolina and specialty ‘00’ flours, organic eggs and family recipes. I…

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana

Italian food is probably one of my top comfort foods.  I mean what’s better than enjoying a beautiful plate of pasta, hearty bread, and freshly grated cheese?! Anyways, after a long day I was very much looking forward to a comforting meal at Quattro.  The restaurant, which has been on Lincoln Road for 10 years,…

Pirolo’s Panino Pop-Up at Macchialina

Chef Michael Pirolo’s Panino Pop-Up Shop (try saying that 3 times!) is returning this Wednesday, June 29th thru Friday, July 1st from noon to 4pm at Macchialina.  I was very lucky to preview some of the pop-up menu recently which consists of hearty lunch items with a variety of different paninis, starters, a soup, and…

Farinelli 1937 – Coconut Grove

Anyone who’s from Miami can definitely see the transformation of the “Grove.”  Coconut Grove was in fact one of the first communities to be established in Greater Miami and its sense of individuality and “uniqueness” still remains.  With high rises going up and a general trend towards establishing smaller neighborhoods in Miami outside of the…