Wag Wednesday: Dustin Ward & Meeko and Spike


Over the past year, 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 Dustin Ward, Chef de Cuisine at BLT Prime at Trump National Doral, and his pitbulls, Meeko and Spike. Read more

Poké Pops Up at BLT Prime All April Long


BLT Prime - Octopus PokéPoké lovers, rejoice: BLT Prime is now serving up the Hawaiian dish all month long. On April 3, the steakhouse at the Trump National in Doral kicked off this latest blackboard special, which involves a delicious poké that changes weekly.

While the seafood dish has a firm footing on the West Coast, poké takes a backseat here in South Florida, where ramen and similar plates hog the spotlight. But if our experience at the BLT Prime media dinner was any indication, poké deserves a fair share of attention.

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Taste of Tennis Miami: A Star-Studded Evening

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On March 21st, top tennis stars and chefs converged at the W South Beach for one of our favorite parties of the year: Taste of Tennis. The event, which celebrated its 2nd year, helped kick off the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne.
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