Mason Eatery: Big Portions, Big Flavors

RIP Gigi. The beloved late-night eatery met a news-worthy end last summer, leaving big shoes to fill along with a big space. Enter Brian Nasajon of Beaker & Gray, who has since revamped the place and turned it into Mason Eatery, an all-day diner that does no favors for your diet. This is diner food done extremely well.

Unlike Nasajon’s other concept — where shareable plates abound — you’ll find plates as big as your face (if not bigger). And just as big are the flavors.

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Salumeria 104: An Unforgettable Dining Experience

Every day, a new restaurant opens in Miami … or at least it seems like it. Given Miami’s fierce food scene, odds are they won’t last. It takes a lot for a restaurant to withstand the test of time and the city’s fickle food audience. Salumeria 104 has been a Midtown staple for years, and unlike other restaurants in the area, it’s succeeding — so much so that it’s expanded to the space next door (and to Coral Gables).

That growth says a lot. But despite it being open for a while now, we never actually visited Salumeria 104 until last month. We regret not visiting sooner.

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Proof Miami: Thanks for the Memories

Since starting Miami Food Pug back in 2014, we’ve seen plenty of restaurants come and go in the Miami food scene. It’s almost like a revolving door: One eatery closes and another three pop up in its place — and then the cycle repeats itself.

It wasn’t until last week, though, that a loss hit close to home. Proof Miami, a place we’ve frequented almost as long as our blog has existed, shut its doors for good.

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MFP’s Picks of the Month – February 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 February 2017.

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