Treat Your Senses at Habitat by Jose Mendin

When we hear the name Jose Mendin, we immediately think of Pubbelly. Over the years, the beloved brand has taken over the city’s food scene and it shows no signs of stopping. In fact, Pubbelly just opened two new locations of its popular offshoot Pubbelly Sushi — one in Dadeland and the other in Aventura Mall.

While the Pubbelly brand has been busy expanding its reach, Chef Mendin has been busy at Habitat. The restaurant, which replaces Beachcraft at 1 Hotel South Beach, is an exquisite showcase for Mendin’s creative culinary chops. Unlike its now-shuttered predecessor, you’ll find style AND substance here.

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Root & Bone Pops Up at Shelborne South Beach

When one door closes, another one opens. Although diners bid farewell to Shelborne South Beach’s Sarsaparilla Club last year, Top Chef stars Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth — the couple behind the American dim sum restaurant — aren’t done saying goodbye to the hotel property: They’ve now opened a popup of their beloved New York eatery Root & Bone, giving guests plenty of reasons to salivate.

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Casa Faena: Not Your Basic Beach Brunch

When we hear the name Faena, our minds immediately think of a place that’s way out of our price range. Fortunately for budget-conscious diners, Casa Faena — the namesake district’s boutique property — offers a financially friendly brunch for those seeking quality food in one of Miami’s hottest areas. It’s Faena without the Faena prices.

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Lolo’s Surf Cantina: A Tasty Way to Start Your Day

We don’t typically wake up early to go out and eat. As much as we love food, we love sleep even more. In the past few weeks, though, we’ve discovered something that’s worth losing sleep over: breakfast at Lolo’s Surf Cantina. The South of Fifth Baja-inspired Mexican restaurant recently debuted early morning service, and there’s enough delicious food on the menu to fuel you for days.

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Stiltsville: Flavorful Seafood Comes to Sunset Harbour

When it was first announced that Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth of Top Chef were opening a new restaurant inside the old PB Steak space, we started counting the days until its arrival. Now that it’s officially open for business, we’re happy to report that Stiltsville Fish Bar was well worth the wait.

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