The District Miami is located in the up-and-coming Buena Vista ‘restaurant row’ within the Design District. Partner and Executive Chef Horacio Rivadero, named one of the Best New Chefs in the Gulf Region by Food and Wine Magazine, created the menu by combining Pan-American flavors with local ingredients. When dining at The District Miami, start with their freshly baked cheese bread, before proceeding to signatures like tuna tartar and lobster malanga tacos, or cobia and corvina ceviches, which include octopus, calamari and crab. The creative side dishes offered are a sweet honey truffle yucca mash, a chipotle mayo yellow sweet corn and seasonal okra with pickled peaches. Not only delicious, but with great offers throughout the week, this dining establishment really is a must-visit.
The District Miami, 190 Northeast 46th Street, Miami, FL, USA +1 305- 573-4199
Sunday brunch is a remarkable event at The Circle, located inside Palm Beach Island’s most exclusive hotel, The Breakers. With an extensive buffet of hot and cold items, an à la carte menu, endless mimosas and Bloody Marys from 11.00am to 1.00pm, The Circle is wonderfully indulgent. Offering stunning ocean views, a 30-foot frescoed ceiling and eight oval murals that depict Renaissance landscapes, including the Villa Medici in Florence and Tivoli Gardens in Rome, diners enjoy their food in style. Live classical music fills the air, while buffet tables showcase lamb chops, carved beef and ham, roasted chicken, and a bounty of crab, shrimp and lobster.
Ragtime Tavern is located in the heart of Atlantic Beach, featuring an open-air patio and late-night menu selection with a live bar and music, in addition to its Cajun, fresh seafood, chicken and pasta dinner menu items. Ragtime Tavern has spent over 25 years perfecting its drafts of Dolphin’s Breath Lager and Red Brick Ale for beer connoisseurs. Meanwhile the creative and fresh menu features a spicy and buttery Louisiana crawfish boil, tuna gyro, and New York strip steak. The restaurant prides itself on serving only the freshest and in-season ingredients.
Versailles opened its doors to a growing Cuban community in 1971, where it quickly became one of Miami’s premier Latin restaurants. Located in the heart of Little Havana on Calle Ocho, Versailles is said to be the first stop for politicians attempting to parlay a message to Miami’s Cuban population. Filled with locals and tourists, Versailles is an iconic establishment still tethered to its Cuban roots. The menu consists of treats such as vaca fritta, chicken fricasse, cuban sandwiches and cortadito coffees.
Versailles Cuban Cuisine, SW 8th St, Miami, FL, USA +1 305-444-0240
The Conch Republic Seafood Company sits on a historical dock in The Key West Bight district. once the epicentre of sponge commerce, the restaurant alludes to its sponging history by keeping some of the processing plant parts in its décor. Inside the restaurant features saltwater aquariums filled with native Florida invertebrates, which can be found just offshore. The menu serves fresh produce in signature dishes such as conch fritters and fried calamari (patrons can recreate these at home if they publish some of the restaurant’s recipes on the website). Must-try menu items included the tempura-battered cracked conch, stuffed shrimp and the lobster tail.