The Miami International Boat Show is back  from Feb. 11  through Feb. 15, 2016 with a new look, a new home at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin in Virginia Key (across from the Miami Seaquarium), and with new dining and entertainment options positioned throughout the show with prices ranging from $7 - $26.

boat.show3Among the11 restaurants and bars spread across the venue:  

  • Waterside Cafe - Upscale dining with views of the bay 
  • Zignum Lounge - Sip on chilled tequila at this waterfront tequila bar with delicious seafood options including Spicy Tuna Rolls, Oysters, and Alaskan Crab 
  • Biscayne Bay Cafe - Located on the in-water docks, this cafe has lighter fare such as Salads, Prosciutto and Melon, Sushi Rolls, and Shrimp Cocktails 
  • Havana Club & Cigar Bar - Classic Cuban fare with a modern twist, featuring Frita Sliders, Cuban Sandwich, and Ceviche. Plus an exclusive cigar bar with bay-front views 
  • Roasted Pig - Savor a selection of tasty BBQ piled high in sandwiches or served alone with tasty sides. Options include Brisket, Ribs, Burgers, Pulled Pork and Grilled Tuna. Pairings include Coleslaw, Fries, Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob 
  • Beer Garden - Enjoy a cold beer and classic pub fare like Seared Pork Belly Sliders, Wings, Sausage, Bratwurst, Salads, and Churrasco Skewers 
  • Kids Corner - Little ones will be happy happy with kid-friendly cuisine including Build Your Own Pizza, a Fro-Yo station, and more
  • Concessions Stands - Grab-and-go options located throughout the show, featuring classics like Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Pizzas, Wraps, and Nachos 
  • Rusty Pelican and Whiskey Joe’s will remain open for sit-down, on-water dining experiences

The Miami International Boat Show, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne,  Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, Virginia Key , across from the Miami Seaquarium

Icecream3The Setai, Miami Beach is serving up a special Dominique Ansel pop-up experience during Art Basel  
from Wednesday, December 2nd to Thursday, December 3rd (or until sold out) from 12pm-12am.

Chef Dominique Ansel has created two delicious flavors for his inaugural Miami pop-up; both super creamy, made with fresh milk and served in a homemade, hand-rolled honey tuile cone: Caramel Stout Soft Serve with Chocolate “Caviar” and Sea Salt Brownie; and Burrata Soft Serve with Balsamic Caramel, Confit Strawberry & Microbasil. Each cone retails for $7.00. 

The Setai  is located at 2001 Collins Avenue, entrance at the corner of Collins and 21st Street.chef.dominique

The Chef/Owner of the celebrated Dominique Ansel Bakery and Dominique Ansel Kitchen, in New York City; Dominique Ansel Bakery Japan in Tokyo’s Omotesando neighborhood and  U.P. (short for “Unlimited Possibilities”), an after-hours tasting table hidden within the 2nd floor of the West Village Kitchen shop, is also the inventor of the Cronut®, a croissant and doughnut hybrid that TIME magazine named one of the “Best Inventions of 2013.” In 2013, Chef Dominique was named one of Business Insider’s “Most Innovative People Under 40,” and Daily Mail UK called him the “most fêted pastry chef in the world.”

In 2014, Chef Dominique was awarded the James Beard Award for “Outstanding Pastry Chef” in the nation, and in the same year was also named one of Crain’s “40 Under 40” and Vanity Fair France's “50 Most Influential French in the World.” Most recently in June 2015, Chef Dominique was bestowed the prestigious Ordre du Mérite Agricole award, one of the highest honors in France, for his dedicated to promotion French cuisine and culture.

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Contemporary gastronomy concept from Barcelona KLIMA Restaurant and Baris now open for lunch with a Catalonian-style, three-course $30 prix-fixe menu from12 Noon until 3:30pm. Executive Chef David “Rusti” Rustarazo’s offering of lunch specials includes gluten-free and vegetarian options. A reduced menu is served between 3:30pm and the first dinner seating at 6:00 pm daily.

This week’s menu lists: Appetizer: Fennel Vichysoisse with tubers/Cucumber and yoghurt curry;
Entrée: Spring chicken with fingerling potatoes/Mackerel with cauliflower and dill; Dessert: Junket of rice pudding/Cinnamon Strudel with Passion Fruit and yogurt ice cream
KLIMA Restaurant and Bar is located at 210 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139, and is now open for daily dinner reservations from 6:00pmby calling
786.453.2779or by

A Liquid Journey through Latin America” begins on Wednesday, November 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Pisco Bar at COYA.

Four local bartenders from Miami’s premier bar scene are embarking on this journey with COYA’s Beverage director, Maria Pottage, for the launch of this special event. Each bartender will be tasked with crafting a signature cocktail that represents a specific region of Latin America.

Meet the explorers:

·         Albert Fuentes (Cantina La Veinte) our guide to Mexico via Mescal

·         Melissa Welcher (Michael's Genuine) our guide to Panama via Rum

·         Damon Roseberry (The Broken Shaker) our guide to Venezuela via Rum

·         Milan Mijatovic (Wynwood Diner) our guide to Brazil via  Cachaça

·         Maria Pottage (COYA Restaurant) our guide to Peru via Pisco

All are welcome to embark on this special journey and taste the five Latin American inspired cocktails that will be revealed at the event. Guests can also enjoy complimentary canapés and Live Latin Music by Flamenco Duo.

For the following five weeks, one explorers’ cocktail will be featured as the “cocktail of the week” at COYA. Every $1.00 sold per cocktail of the week will be given to a local charity selected by the bartender who created the featured drink.

COYA, 999 Brickell Ave., Downtown Miami.

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