MFP Destinations: Staycation at The Confidante

We’re spoiled here in Miami. We have beautiful beaches in our backyard that we can visit whenever we feel like it. It’s easy to take a day on the sand and in the sun for granted.

Nothing has made us appreciate this proximity more than a weekend staycation. Sure, other neighborhoods like Wynwood have just as many attractions and activities to offer, but there’s something special here you can’t find on the mainland: The Confidante Hotel.

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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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