Le Zoo restaurant by Stephen Starr is a French Brasserie with Mediterranean style dishes, with about 200 seats including indoors and outside patio. They offer classic bistro fare, such as, good, crusty French bread, French onion soup, steak tartare, steak and frites, chicken paillard, moules and frites, warm shrimp salad, cheese plates, and a good selection of charcuterie. There is also a nice seafood selection, such as crab, lobster, shrimps, oysters and stone crabs.
Stalking the Bogeyman Provides Wicked Fun!
The cast alone at GableStage at the Biltmore should be a big draw. It’s like a Who’s Who in South Florida theatre. Add to this a terrific play of absorbing drama, and it’s a hit in the making.
Even the name of the play, "Stalking the Bogeyman," is catchy. And director Joseph Adler is promising his loyal fans a wickedly funny time. It’s a must see production with Alex Alvarez, Patti Gardner, David Kwiat, Taylor Miller, Bill Schwartz and Barbara Sloan.
Shanea Savors: Sugarfina
Aventura Mall in Miami keeps getting better and better. Now a new shop has opened on the lower level called Sugarfina. This is Florida’s first Sugarfina shop which now joins their 16 other retail locations. Sugarfina is a luxury candy boutique for grown-ups, featuring 150 plus gourmet sweets from small artisan candy makers from around the world. It was named the best candy shop by Food and Wine.
Photojournalism Panel @ HistoryMiami
HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in the heart of downtown Miami, hosted a select group of the finest journalists in the country. In a riveting panel discussion with Pulitzer Prize winners Deanne Fitzmaurice and Patrick Farrell, and moderator Maggie Steber, the panel discussed the past, present, and future of photojournalism. Farrell told the packed house that “it is as important now as ever before.” The crowd included an impressive group of journalists including celebrity photographer Manny Hernandez, the Associated Press’ Lynn Sladkey, and the Miami Herald’s Al Diaz.
Pictured: Maggie Steber, Patrick Farrell, Deanne Fitzmaurice
Foodie Find: Blue Matisse Restaurant
Fresh, Peruvian-inspired specialties are a feast for the eyes – as well as your taste buds - at Blue Matisse Restaurant in the InterContinental at Doral Miami. Offered Monday through Friday for lunch, the small-plate delicacies, featuring daily ceviche specials, are drawing a dedicated audience of those who live and work in the City of Doral.
Peruvian-born Yoel Salini, the InterContinental Doral Miami’s Food & Beverage Manager, is responsible for the the success of Blue Matisse Restaurant’s reinvented luncheon buffet...