Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop relocates to brand new, 2,000-square-foot flagship store in Wynwood
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop will be relocating their Wynwood shop into a brand new space across the street that will officially open its doors on Saturday, May 15. The new, 25-seat bake shop will be located just three blocks south from the original Wynwood shop.
The Oasis is putting Wynwood on the map for live entertainment. Does South Beach have competition?
After an invite-only opening weekend featuring musical acts like Major Lazer and Ludacris, The Oasis in Wynwood seems to be ushering in a new era of live entertainment in Miami-Dade County.
Miami’s hidden gem for dim sum becomes a pop-up restaurant in Coral Gables
This locals-only, dim sum delivery service called Zitz Sum grew to have a cult following on Instagram. Now, it’s a 2,000-square-foot pop-up restaurant located right in the heart of Coral Gables.
Cocktail-inspired ice cream is taking over Miami
Behold, “cocktail ice cream” — the newest, boozy craze among ice cream enthusiasts and ice cream shops across the Magic City. Now, the latest Miami-based ice cream shop to get behind the trend is Wynwood Parlor.
Michael’s Genuine to temporarily close in late June for renovations
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink is temporarily closing its doors for the next few months in order to complete renovations. However, the exact timeline is unclear.
Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Miami and Fort Lauderdale
From South Miami all the way to Fort Lauderdale, bars and restaurants are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with cocktail, beer, and food specials that begin at noon and go on into the night. Below, we’ve rounded up some of South Florida’s best spots to grab a margarita (or two) on Wednesday, May 5.
Miami social media personality ‘YesJulz’ opens juice bar in South Beach
You may know her through through her Instagram username as “YesJulz,” or, you may know her as the Miami girl who shot to social media fame on SnapChat. Regardless, if you hadn’t heard of Julieanna Goddard by now, you’ll get to know her as the owner of YesJuice, the latest juice bar to hit the health-conscious South Beach scene.
KFC now says it’s a big contender in fried chicken sandwich wars
Kentucky Fried Chicken’s new chicken sandwich sales have doubled, providing competition against Popeye’s, McDonald’s and Chick-fil-A at the fast food drive-thru.
The best pizza in the entire state of Florida is from this Miami pizzeria
However, there’s one unsuspecting pizza spot, whose roots come straight from Caserta, Italy, that you might have missed.It’s Mister O1 Extraordinary Pizza, and it has been named the “Best Pizza in Florida” by Food & Wine.
Popular Publix chicken tender sub Twitter account returns
Shockwaves were sent throughout the Pub Sub community in the beginning of April when a popular fan account, “Are Publix Chicken Tender Subs On Sale,” went absolutely silent after their last post on March 11.
The Forge in Miami Beach to reopen thanks to hospitality mogul
The Forge is officially coming back — and it’s all thanks to David Grutman. According to a new report by The Real Deal (TRD), hospitality entrepreneur and mogul David Grutman of Groot Hospitality plans to take over The Forge in Miami Beach.
Swensen’s closes after 44 years of serving ice cream and diner food in Coral Gables
The gem of a restaurant in Coral Gables was called Swensen’s Grill & Ice Cream Parlor, and it has officially closed its doors for good in April.
New sushi bar Paperfish opens in Miami’s Brickell area
Paperfish is the new sushi bar and izakaya with the red torii gate in Miami’s Brickell area. It is open for its first weekend with a mix of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine.
Sushi restaurant in Miami Design District offers members-only option
Introducing ZZ’s Sushi Bar, a new Japanese restaurant in the Miami Design District with an optional, invite-only membership. Although it’s not technically “members only,” the group behind the new spot certainly wants its patrons to feel that way.
Always wanted to start composting? This is how you can begin
You probably already recycle, and it’s absolutely an easy way to reduce your carbon footprint, but are there any more things you could be doing around the house to be a little bit more green?
South Florida’s Chef Adrianne Calvo launches YouTube series about travel, cuisine, and more
On Friday, April 16, Chef Adrianne Calvo’s latest endeavor, “Searching for Maximum Flavor with Chef Adrianne,” premieres on YouTube. The food and travel series will follow Calvo as she explores various cities across the U.S. in order to seek out culinary inspiration through some of the country’s best-kept culinary treasures.
Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson surprises Miami server with $1,000 tip
A restaurant server in Miami Beach received a huge surprise when they received a $1,000 tip by none other than former Miami Dolphins wide receiver, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson.
Trendy custom salad shop Sweetgreen opens second Miami location in CocoWalk
Sweetgreen, a popular northeast salad bar chain known for its high-quality, customizable salads has officially opened their second Miami location in Coconut Grove at CocoWalk.
A Levain Bakery pop-up is coming to Miami for one weekend only
From April 7 until April 9, Levain Bakery and Caviar are launching a limited-time delivery-only pop-up to bring Levain Bakery’s iconic, Instagrammable, and larger-than-life cookies to Miami residents for one weekend only.
Where to celebrate National Beer Day in Miami
Although National Beer Day (yes, it’s an actual unofficial holiday) may land on a Wednesday this year, there are still plenty of local breweries and restaurants offering discounts and specials in honor of the hoppy holiday.
Soup-er Tuesday: This split pea soup with hot dogs instead of ham is actually good
Look, I know this sounds insanely weird, but queen of the internet Chrissy Teigen is onto something with her split pea soup with crispy hot dogs recipe.
Mario Lopez’s delivery-only Mexican restaurant comes to Miami
Actor and host of NBC’s Access Hollywood, Mario Lopez, has launched a delivery-only, virtual restaurant that helps support the community by hiring only local, independent restaurateurs — and it’ll be serving up delicious dishes in Miami inspired by Lopez himself.
Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Eggs are the best-selling Easter candy in America
According to a new survey by RetailMeNot, more than 75% of Americans spend up to $50 each year on Easter candy. On which ones, you may ask? Here is what their team discovered.
You can stop by this shop every day for a free doughnut after you get your COVID-19 vaccine
There are plenty of benefits to reap from getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but we’re about to throw another one at you: If you provide your vaccine card at any U.S. Krispy Kreme location, you can get a free original glazed doughnut.
Robot delivery ‘drivers’ are officially roaming around Downtown Miami
Miamians ordering a meal through their favorite food delivery app may very well receive their next order from a robot at their doorstep thanks to Miami-based startup, REEF.
Where to celebrate Easter brunch and dinner in Miami
Easter is this Sunday, April 4, and if you’re looking to support a local restaurant (or are skipping the mess and cleanup of cooking for a large family), we’ve got a list of restaurants across Miami-Dade County that are offering Easter specials for brunch, dinner, and everything in between.
Zak The Baker is giving away free bagels and schmear if you order in Yiddish
Zak The Baker will be giving away free bagels and schmear from their award-winning bakery next Tuesday, but under one circumstance — you must order in Yiddish.
Cauliflower-flavored PEEPS now exist thanks to collaboration with Green Giant
On Monday, Green Giant and PEEPS Brand both teased a collaboration on their Instagram and Twitter feeds, sparking confusion and excitement online.
Fort Lauderdale’s Franco & Vinny’s Italian restaurant to close after 50 years
Known as the “Pizza Shack” to locals and tourists alike, Franco & Vinny’s in Fort Lauderdale is closing after 50 years of serving the community authentic Italian cuisine and delicious artisan pizza
Man finds shrimp tails in Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, General Mills says ‘no’
Cinnamon Toast Crunch is already a well-known cereal, but now it’s making headlines for something more savory than sweet — a man has allegedly discovered shrimp tails inside of a box of the cereal while pouring himself a bowl.
Miami Beach restaurants impacted by COVID face new obstacles with 8 p.m. curfew
With an 8 p.m. curfew imposed in Miami Beach due to spring breakers causing havoc in the city’s entertainment district, and major causeways being closed for at least the next three weekends, the city’s local restaurants are preparing to feel the brunt of the impact it will have on their local economy.
Chipotle launches Tyler Herro bowl that you can only order in South Florida
The Tyler Herro bowl, which is a bowl of half steak, half chicken, brown rice, pinto beans, sour cream, cheese, honey vinaigrette, and guac, was announced on Tuesday via a hype video directed by Miami Heat power forward Precious Achiuwa featuring Herro.
Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Miami 2021
Although St. Patrick’s Day may look and feel a little different this year, there are still bars and restaurants across the county bringing the luck of the Irish to the 305.
Post-workout beer? Electrolyte beer may be coming to a brewery near you
According to USA Today, a growing number of brewers in the U.S. are hopping (pun intended) on the sports drink train and are adding electrolytes into their beer.