The Jim and Neesie Makes a Tasty First Impression

Generator is finally open on Miami Beach! We’ve driven past the building on 31st Street and Collins Avenue countless times wondering when it would finally be operational. Well, the first U.S. outpost of the European hostel chain is here, and guests have one heck of a restaurant on the ground floor: The Jim and Neesie.

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Stubborn Seed: A Great First Impression

On the intersection of Washington Avenue and 1st Street in Miami Beach, Top Chef winner Jeremy Ford has set up shop with his first post-Matador Room venture: Stubborn Seed. It’s the first of two restaurants we can expect from the nationally renowned chef and Grove Bay Hospitality (the team behind Glass & Vine and other local favorites).

The South of Fifth space that once housed Tiramesu has been transformed into an inviting showcase for Chef Ford’s masterful menu, which lives up to its goal of taking honest ingredients and elevating them to a whole new level. Diners are in for a treat.

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Interview: Yona Puri and Nathan Rogers of Tamarina



A new Italian restaurant is making a name for itself in the heart of Brickell. Located at 600 Brickell Avenue, Tamarina has found a home at the location of the now-shuttered Lippi.

The owners of Lippi – Tunu and Yona Puri – have teamed up with Zuma investor Arjun Waney on this latest venture that specializes in coastal Italian cuisine. We had the chance to speak with Co-Owner Yona Puri and Head Bartender Nathan Rogers on the new restaurant, its first few weeks and future plans.

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