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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Miami Spice at Fontainebleau: Yes, Please

Fontainebleau is kicking off Miami Spice with a bang. This year, guests can expect hotel signatures and AAA Four Diamond winners Hakkasan and Scarpetta by Scott Conant to join the fun along with StripSteak by Michael Mina.

Throughout the months of August and September, all three of the restaurants will offer Miami Spice dining seven days a week.

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Malibu Farm Miami Beach: Worth the Wait

They say patience is a virtue. We’ve certainly had to show a lot of patience when waiting (and waiting) for Malibu Farm at Eden Roc to open. For years, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the day that this super-fresh farm-to-table restaurant would finally make its debut. It finally has — and it was worth the wait.

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Planta: A Spectacular Plant-Based Brunch

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For us, plant-based cuisine is hit or miss. Some restaurants innovate and make their vegan menu appeal to all diners, while others are simply happy catering to their niche. Planta falls into the former category: South Beach’s latest vegan restaurant is a feast for carnivores and herbivores alike.

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