As Miami Spice starts winding down, some restaurants have changed their menu for September and aren’t touching it the rest of the month. That’s fine and dandy, but dining out should be a little more adventurous. Thankfully, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink isn’t resting on its laurels: the restaurant’s Miami Spice menu continues to change regularly, offering guests a different experience each time — and a satisfying one at that.
Last Thursday, Fooq’s latest collaborative dinner brought together two talented chefs for one memorable meal: Fooq’s own Bryan Rojas and Roel Alcudia of Mandolin Aegean Bistro. The family-style affair, known as Byzantine Nights, melded Middle Eastern flavors and was equal parts delicious and personal; it was like eating in someone’s home. Except with fire dancers, hookah and a DJ.
Saffron Supper Club, our favorite pop-up dinner club, took over the dining room at Byblos on May 15 for an unforgettable Persian New Year celebration. This ode to Nowruz featured an array of traditional New Year dishes along with top sellers from the Mediterranean restaurant’s regular menu.