“Whoa.” That was our reaction after finishing our meal at BLT Steak, the South Beach steakhouse that has a new lease on life inside Iberostar Berkeley Hotel. Back in early 2016, the restaurant closed up shop on Ocean Drive and bid its time to make a triumphant return. If our recent dinner was any indication, BLT Steak 2.0 has succeeded.
As local food bloggers, we’re constantly looking for great bites throughout the tri-county area. But one of the biggest obstacles we face living in South Florida is distance — everything is so far apart that you pretty much need a car to get anywhere.
Fortunately, The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood has made our life easier with a mini food mecca. On the property, there are three restaurants — and many more to come — that run the gamut from casual cuisine to fine dining … and they’re all within walking distance.
We had the chance to stuff our faces at each one and explore the hotel with some fellow foodies, all thanks to The Blogger Union. If you’re ever in the area, it’s worth your while to check out this mini food city.
Throughout the month of December, Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach Hotel is collaborating with Bowery Meat Company, bringing some of the New York steakhouse’s signature items down south. With only a few days left until the New Year, time is running out to enjoy what we consider some of our favorite dishes of 2016. Here’s what you can expect during your visit.
Each year when August 1 comes around, we know Chef Peter Vauthy is going to go all out for Miami Spice. At Red, the Steakhouse, his menu is one of the few that changes regularly, giving customers a reason to come back again and again during the two-month affair. Having tried Miami Spice here last year, we knew we were in for a treat during our latest Spice preview. And indeed we were.
If there’s one word we can use to describe Red, the Steakhouse, it’s consistent. We’ve been to Red multiple times the past few years, and it’s been consistently awesome. Over the years, we’ve tried Chef Peter Vauthy’s Italian fare, his Alaskan King Crab offerings, his Miami Spice items and — of course — his famous Mac and cheese. And oh yeah, steak. Read more