Cake Thai Zap Elee: In Memoriam

When we first set out to write this story, we expected Cake Thai Zap Elee — the latest concept from Chef Phuket “Cake” Thongsodchareondee — to stick around for a while. We knew it would be short-lived — it was a pop-up after all — but we never expected it to shut down almost as quickly as it opened inside B Bistro + Bakery.

Alas, all good things come to an end. Cake Thai Zap Elee may be gone, but it’s definitely not forgotten. If anything, this post will serve as yet another reason to check out Cake’s amazing food.

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NaiYaRa Introduces New Menu Items

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When we first visited NaiYaRa, Chef Piyarat Potha Arreeratn aka Chef Bee had just opened this ode to Asian street fare in Sunset Harbour. A year has passed since then, and Chef Bee has introduced many new dinner items to the menu (and he has plenty more in the works).

Although the menu has changed, the experience hasn’t. These latest additions continue to deliver the value, flavor and satiety that diners have come to expect from the fare at this Miami Beach hotspot.

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Nikki Beach: A Memorable Sunday Brunch on SoBe

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Brunch on Miami Beach can be an expensive affair, but it doesn’t have to be. Nikki Beach, which we’ve always known for its memorable parties, is also offering a memorable brunch service with a beachfront view that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

For just under $50, you can enjoy an extensive selection of  brunch fare including your favorite classics as well as innovative dishes (more on that later). On Miami Beach, deals like this are hard to find. And this is one deal you should take advantage of.

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Jaya: Bold Flavors Abound at The Setai’s New Restaurant

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We’re suckers for anything and everything Asian cuisine. So when we heard Chopped Champion Mathias Gervais was opening Jaya at The Setai, we were curious to say the least. Having never been to The Restaurant at the Setai, we went into the new restaurant with a clear mind. All we knew was that we were in for a culinary journey that would take us across Asia; Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Korean food are just a few of the continent’s cuisines that inspired the new eatery’s menu.

As you’ll soon find out, this was one trip we wouldn’t mind taking again.

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NaiYaRa: Sunset Harbour Gets a Taste of Thai Street Food

To say that we’ve been eagerly awaiting NaiYaRa’s opening would be an understatement. When we first saw the sign for the restaurant pop up over a year ago, we were excited. And after a delicious preview tasting at Chef Bee’s other restaurant Oishi Thai, we got even more antsy. Well, two years later, it’s finally here. Was it worth the wait? Yes, yes and yes.

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