Miami vs. Tampa Bay: Who Is #KingoftheCubano?

Things are heating up this summer as Budweiser aims to settle a decades-long debate over which city – Miami or Tampa Bay – has the best Cuban Sandwich. The company partnered with the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays baseball teams during the famed Citrus Series, which kicked off the action. Since then, Budweiser has been tapping into local resources and influencers in each city to help spread the word.

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Socially Driven: Exploring Our Miami

We’re partnering with MercedesBenz to share our version of Miami. We’re always being asked about our favorite restaurants in town, and it’s about time we create a new list. Below, you’ll find five of our current favorites.

If you have just one day in Miami, make an effort to visit these spots. Your taste buds will be grateful. Read more

STK Miami: Downtown Gets a Modern Steakhouse

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With over a dozen locations and many more in the works, STK is doing something right. The steakhouse recently double downed in Miami, opening a second location in Downtown. If you’ve been to the South Beach outpost, you already know what to expect: quality American fare and a fun vibe.

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‘I Recognize That Place’: Ballers Edition

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Here’s a fun fact about Miami Food Pug: We love Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. We’re also suckers for any show filmed in the Magic City. When it was announced he’d be starring in an HBO comedy filmed in Miami, we were ecstatic.  We literally counted down the days to the Ballers premiere.

Watching The Rock’s character Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player turned financial manager, navigate the football and financial world with all its ups and downs was fun, especially with unique characters like John David Washington’s Ricky Jerret. Side note: Did you know that’s Denzel Washington’s son? Now you do! Plus, how could you NOT like a show that has pugs in the opening credits?

While we watched the first season — out on Blu-Ray and DVD today — we found ourselves saying “I recognize that place” so many times that we thought we’d put together a guide to all the restaurants we could spot.

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Estrella Damm Chef’s Choice Returns to Miami

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Can’t wait until Miami Spice? Estrella Damm is helping tide you over with another great restaurant deal. Starting today, guests at 46 restaurants throughout Miami can take advantage of the Chef’s Choice experience. For two weeks, the 3-course prix fixe menu will be available to showcase local chefs’ creativity and tantalize diners’ senses.

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