Chef Josh Gripper Raises the Bar at The Dutch

We’re no strangers to The Dutch, the cool American restaurant inside W South Beach. Over the years, we’ve popped in for Miami Spice, summer barbecues and a bevy of other special events. It’s been a while since our last visit, though, and things have changed for the better since Chef Josh Gripper took over as Executive Chef late last year.

His name should be familiar to anyone who knows anything about the local food scene. He oversaw the pastry program at The Dutch and is now trying his hand at savory fare — with fantastic results.

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Root & Bone: A Must in South Miami

When we first heard that Root & Bone was opening in South Miami, we were a little skeptical. Why would a celebrity chef duo open a restaurant in this neighborhood? To be frank, it’s where a lot of restaurants go to die; we’ve seen our fair share of closures around these parts.

Well, our skepticism was for naught. We’ve visited a few times already, and the place is SLAMMED. And after eating here, you’ll know why.

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Boulud Sud Brunch Debuts Bottomless Brunch

$55 for a 3-course bottomless brunch? Sign us up. That’s the kind of deal you’ll find at Boulud Sud, the beloved Downtown Miami Mediterranean restaurant. Every Sunday, you can indulge in an array of delicious bites and drinks for two solid hours. It’s a lot of time to get your Sunday Funday off to the right start.

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Sette Osteria: It’s All Good

There’s no shortage of Italian restaurants in Miami. You can find a bunch in just about every neighborhood. But here’s the thing: They’re not all good. Sette Osteria is good — heck, it’s great. At first glance, the menu might seem like the usual stuff you can find anywhere else, but Sette Osteria does them all so well. By the end of our meal, we were beyond satisfied. And you will be, too.

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No Name Chinese Offers a Dope Weekend Brunch

Our love for No Name Chinese needs no introduction. We’ve sung its many praises for dinner service, and that high praise now extends to brunch. The South Miami eatery is giving diners many tasty reasons to visit on weekends, all thanks to Executive Chef Pablo Zitzmann and his talented team.

This isn’t your basic brunch. No Name Chinese’s brunch is a production — one that leaves you in awe from start to finish. It’s no wonder No Name Chinese is one of the best restaurants in South Miami.

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