MFP’s Picks of the Month – January 2017

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If you haven’t noticed, we go out to eat a lot. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the best spots we’ve visited each month (and week and day). That’s why we’ve decided to put together a monthly list of our top picks. You can expect restaurants both young and old on this list — we’re always discovering new spots on our foodie adventures.

Here are our top picks for January 2017.

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There’s No Shortage of Good Food at Diplomat Landing

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As local food bloggers, we’re constantly looking for great bites throughout the tri-county area. But one of the biggest obstacles we face living in South Florida is distance — everything is so far apart that you pretty much need a car to get anywhere.

Fortunately, The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood has made our life easier with a mini food mecca. On the property, there are three restaurants — and many more to come — that run the gamut from casual cuisine to fine dining … and they’re all within walking distance.

We had the chance to stuff our faces at each one and explore the hotel with some fellow foodies, all thanks to The Blogger Union. If you’re ever in the area, it’s worth your while to check out this mini food city.

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Bianca at Delano: Sunday Funday Done Right

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Pop quiz: What do bottomless drinks, a mouthwatering buffet and a killer playlist have in common? They can all be found at Delano South Beach during Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $85, guests can enjoy all of the above at Bianca at Delano every weekend. Throw in a beautiful Miami winter day, and you’re in paradise.

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Fi’lia: Chef Michael Schwartz’s New Italian Concept Shines at SLS Brickell

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Last month, Fi’lia opened its doors at SLS Brickell and joined the ever-changing, ever-growing food scene in Brickell. Although Italian restaurants are a dime a dozen in Miami, Fi’lia is proving itself to be a cut above the rest — and then some.

That should come as no surprise considering the name behind the concept. If you’ve ever visited one of Chef Michael Schwartz’s restaurants, you know what you’re getting yourself into: exceptional food in an unpretentious setting. And that’s exactly what you can expect at Fi’lia.

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Casa Noble and Macchialina Team Up for Dinner

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Earlier this week, Casa Noble Tequila and Macchialina joined forces for a Spaghetti Western-themed dinner that paired four tasty tequila cocktails with four equally tasty courses by Chef Michael Pirolo. Throughout the night, guests enjoyed flavorful dishes that shined the spotlight on an Italian favorite: Prosciutto di Parma.

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