Le Zoo: A Delicious Way to Spend Your Weekend

Brunch is one of our favorite meals for two reasons: 1) It’s a sign of the weekend and 2) It’s delicious. At Le Zoo, the Stephen Starr restaurant inside Bal Harbour Shops, that second reason is especially true. The French brasserie injects the mid-day meal with Parisian flair and European flavors that will have you wishing the weekend didn’t have to end.

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Wag Wednesday: Linda Villafane & Roger

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Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers.

That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

This week, we’re featuring Linda Villafane, Director of Public Relations for the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, and her mini schnauzer, Roger.

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Wag Wednesday: Mario Alegre & Macho

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Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers.

That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

This week, we’re featuring Mario Alegre, Executive Banquets Chef at W South Beach, and his Schnauzer-ish, Macho.

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Caribbean Influences Abound in Essensia’s New Menu

A lot has changed since our last visit to Essensia. Former Executive Chef Venoy Rogers has moved on, and Executive Chef Julie Frans is now leading the kitchen. Chef Frans is no stranger to the restaurant at The Palms Hotel & Spa: She’s back at the helm after taking a two-year break that included plenty of travel around the globe. What you see on the seasonal menu is inspired by these journeys.

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Talde Miami Beach Unveils New Menu Items

Talde Miami Beach is always a party. The place just oozes coolness, and the eclectic Asian-American menu is delicious whether you’re sober or not. Recently, the restaurant refreshed its menu and added several new dishes for guests to enjoy. Our taste buds approve.

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