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February’s Top Brickell News

An ongoing roundup of the top stories surrounding Brickell and Downtown Miami’s real estate, business, and lifestyle news. 


Splacer, a Tel Aviv-based venue search platform, has launched in Miami. The website gives event seekers rates by the hour and allows browsers to filter options by location, facilities, and party size. Read more about it South Florida Business Journal.


Brickell.com has the scoop on where to find your favorite Brickell and Miami chefs during this week’s SOBEWFF.

The Miami International Boat Show has come and gone, but not without leaving behind some stellar seaside photos. Curbed Miami highlights the weekend’s best snaps.

Real Estate

Miami-Dade County has released new details surrounding overarching Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan, which would connect Miami’s inland with Miami Beach. Miami Today News has the details.

Food & Drink

YAKU by La Mar (main photo), a new waterfront bar and lounge at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami, is now open on the property’s north terrace.

Per Eater Miami, Deme Lomas of Downtown Miami’s under-the-radar NIU Kitchen has earned a James Beard nomination for Best Chef South. Eater also got a look inside Brickell’s new French restaurant, La Petite Maison.


Mandarin Oriental, Miami has earned its fifth consecutive triple Five Star Forbes Travel Guide Rating. Included in the coveted ranking is the hotel, the Spa and veteran fine dining outpost, Azul.





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Brickell Chefs Are Invading The South Beach Wine & Food Festival

When Food Network’s & The Cooking Channel’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) returns from February 22-27, 2017, it will put some of Brickell’s best chefs in the culinary spotlight. Avid local foodies will be able to sample and savor plated bites from some of their favorite Miami restaurants over the four-day fete, including Cantina La Veinte, 1111 Peruvian Bistro, Fi’lia, COYO Taco, River Seafood & Oyster Bar, and more. Those wanting to keep the festival celebrations in the neighborhood can head to EAST, Miami’s Quinto La Huella for a ticketed, sit-down Saturday dinner. Here’s when and where to find it all.

UPDATE:  The festival has confirmed that all SOBEWFF events slated to take place at the Brickell City Centre have been cancelled and are not included in the outline below.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tequila Cazadores presents Tacos After Dark sponsored by The National Pork Board hosted by Aarón Sánchez

Scott Linquist, COYO Taco/OLLA

Santiago Gomez, Cantina La Veinte

10 Years of Genuine: Dinner Hosted by Michael Schwartz, Marc Vetri, and Jonathan Waxman

Michael Schwartz, Fi’lia/Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

Paella & Tapas by the Pool

José Andrés, Bazaar Mar

Friday, February 24, 2017

Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best

Diego Muñoz, 1111 Peruvian Bistro

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Amigos de La Huella: A Dinner

Alejandro Morales and executive pastry chef, Florencia Courreges, Quinto La Huella

Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village

Jimmy Carey, Jimmy’z Kitchen

BACARDÍ On The Beach with Beats by Rev Run & DJ Ruckus

Scott Linquist, COYO Taco/OLLA

Samuel Gorenstein, My Ceviche

A.J. Billapando, SoCal Taco

Tribute Dinner honoring José Andrés and Louis Roederer owners Jean-Claude Rouzaud and Frédéric Rouzaud with Master of Ceremonies Anthony Bourdain

José Andrés, Bazaar Mar

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village

Santiago Gomez, Cantina La Veinte

José Andrés, Bazaar Mar

Lucky Chops

David Bracha, Local Boy Poke/River Seafood & Oyster Bar

Brunch hosted by José Andrés and Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz, Fi’lia/Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

José Andrés, Bazaar Mar