Jaguar Sun: Your New Favorite Bar

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There’s a new bar in (Down)town: Jaguar Sun. Located on the ground floor of the X Miami Apartments, this new watering hole — named after a collection of short stories by Italo Calvino — is helping turn the neighborhood around. Those of us who work in the area (::raises hand::) don’t feel the need to rush home at 5 p.m., and residents have less of a reason to head to Brickell for some good times.

We’ve been here probably 20 times already, and each time the place is full of new faces and regulars. No surprise there: Word is getting out that Jaguar Sun is the place to be.

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Best of 2016: Our Favorite Spots of the Year

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As 2016 comes to a end (finally), we want to thank everyone for their continued support. It’s been fun sharing our food adventures with you this past year, and we have a lot more in store for 2017. With that said, we’ve eaten a ton of food in 2016 and there have been plenty of highlights.

Below, you’ll find a few of our favorite spots. We’ll see you next year!

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Wag Wednesday: Kaytlin Dangaran & Beretta

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Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers. That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

This week, we’re featuring Kaytlin Dangaran, Executive Chef at Verde, and her black Labrador retriever, Beretta. Read more

Dining in the Dark at Toro Toro: A Feast for the Senses

 

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The concept of “dark dining” has intrigued us since first hearing about it at Chef Adrianne’s in West Kendall. The idea behind it is simple: By eating blindfolded, your other senses are heightened (specifically, taste). So when the opportunity arose to check out Dining in the Dark at Toro Toro and NOT have to drive across town, we had to do it. Read more

Wag Wednesday: Ryan Martin & Cheddar and Truffle

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Over the past year, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers. That’s why we recently launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets.

This week, we’re featuring Ryan Martin, Chef/Owner of 180 Degrees @ the DRB, and his dogs Cheddar and Truffle Read more