Phuc Yea: Your Thursday Night Haunt

Thursdays can be relatively low-key (especially when you have 9-5 jobs like us), but at Phuc Yea, they’re anything but. The Vietnamese-Cajun restaurant turns up on Thursdays with fun drinks and oyster specials that help us forget the workweek. Instead of counting down to the weekend, you’ll be counting down to Tiki Thursdays.

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Swine Southern Table & Bar: Hello, Old Friend

A lot of things can change in five years. That includes Miami’s culinary scene, which has grown exponentially since the first time we visited Swine Southern Table & Bar in 2013. We remember the meal vividly: It was our one-year anniversary as a couple, and those burnt ends and grits are items that we talk about to this day.

We visited several more times over the years, but as our blog grew, we moved on to focus more on new restaurants than old favorites. It wasn’t until a few weeks ago that we paid our old friend a visit and rediscovered our love for Swine.

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Novikov: A Downtown Miami Delight

When it comes to restaurants, Downtown Miami’s reputation isn’t exactly pristine. The place is practically a ghost town after work; many restaurants are only open for lunch because dinner crowds can be few and far between. It takes a high-quality restaurant to survive an evening in Downtown Miami.

Based on our recent dining experience, Novikov is here to stay.

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