The Jim and Neesie Makes a Tasty First Impression

Generator is finally open on Miami Beach! We’ve driven past the building on 31st Street and Collins Avenue countless times wondering when it would finally be operational. Well, the first U.S. outpost of the European hostel chain is here, and guests have one heck of a restaurant on the ground floor: The Jim and Neesie.

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MFP Destinations: Staycation at The Confidante

We’re spoiled here in Miami. We have beautiful beaches in our backyard that we can visit whenever we feel like it. It’s easy to take a day on the sand and in the sun for granted.

Nothing has made us appreciate this proximity more than a weekend staycation. Sure, other neighborhoods like Wynwood have just as many attractions and activities to offer, but there’s something special here you can’t find on the mainland: The Confidante Hotel.

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4 Reasons We Love Chef Showdown

South Beach Seafood Festival week is almost here. Do you have your tickets? Use SoBe Seafood Festival Promo Code PUG for discounted tickets to the week’s events — of which there are plenty. Starting on October 16, South Florida’s biggest seafood event will take over blocks and blocks of Miami Beach for a food-filled few days.

Chef Showdown is one of the week’s main events, and the 2018 lineup does not disappoint. On Friday, October 19, 14 of Miami’s top chefs will go head to head in one-on-one battles to showcase their skills and earn some bragging rights. It’s one of our favorite events each year, and here’s why.

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Fratelli La Bufala: An Italian Delight

Nothing can keep us from good pasta — not even the recent construction on the MacArthur Causeway. We braved the hellish beach traffic in search of delectable Italian cuisine, and we found it at Fratelli La Bufala.

Italian restaurants may be a dime a dozen in Miami, but there aren’t many that can actually stand the test of time (or our palates). There’s a reason this place has been around since 2005.

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LT Steak & Seafood: Miami Spice Highlights

When we hear the words “Ocean Drive,” one thing comes to mind: tourist traps. High-quality, reasonably priced food is not something we typically associate with the Miami Beach street. Except for one BIG exception: LT Steak & Seafood at the Betsy Hotel.

LT Steak & Seafood — which wowed us back in April — is serving up an assortment of new dishes for Miami Spice along with some old favorites. It’s a Miami Spice must.

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