Issue – March 2016

Plates & Pours

We’ve scoured the city to bring you the most delicious, delectable and downright buzz-worthy dishes, desserts, drinks and dining experiences around town.

CHEF’S SPECIAL

You’re invited into the kitchens of some of the most creative chefs in Miami to see what inspires them, what they’re cooking up and where they’re going. If their passion for food awakens your appetite, head over to their respective restaurants and have a taste of what sets them apart.

Fueling Physiques

They say that abs are made in the kitchen and Chef Richard Ingraham and his team are cooking up dishes that are fueling the peak performance of some of Miami’s finest athletes.

Animal Poses

From snappy cats, goofy pups and second-chance elderly canines to sweet-faced squirrels — we’ve got the dibs on the top furry divas of the Instagram world.

Endless Giving

When a person loses their home, every aspect of their lives is affected. From the way they interact with their loved ones, to the way they fit into society. Keeping a job and maintaining relationships proves difficult during these times. Luckily, Chapman Partnership is willing to lend a helping hand.

Hidden Treasure

The Florida Department of Financial Services and the Division of Accounting & Auditing Bureau of Unclaimed Property could be holding loot owed to you — and they’re just waiting for you to claim it.

Brasserie Excellence

Looking for an American Grill and cocktail bar rooted in top-notch food and service with an Old World sensibility?

Cyber Spy

Sherlock Holmes had Dr. Watson, Charlie had his Angels and you, well, you have technology that can help you spy on the cleverest of partners. If keeping an eye on your sweetie is atop your list, these apps will make it all that much easier to do.

CREATING CONTOURS

The two best options to assist you in enhancing your facial structure through makeup — known in the beauty world as contouring — comes from two ladies: Charlotte & Anastasia.

Infinite Adrenaline

While it may not be the most well-known Japanese luxury car, Infiniti provides a worthy alternative to Lexus and top European carmakers. The all-new Q60 blends engineering with luxury and adds a dash of pure adrenalin.

Salsa Shimmies

With screen idol looks and a large side order of charm, performer Christian Rojas brings the “chips, sexy & salsa” to the shores of Miami as the Dance Team Director of the longest-running dance studio in Miami: Salsa Lovers.

Terrace Trend

What do The Mansions at Acqualina, The Estates at Acqualina, Porsche Design Tower and Echo Aventura have in common? They’re setting a new standard for indoor-outdoor luxury living.

The Easy Life

Hotel Chancletas is located in one of the friendliest countries in Central America. Nicaragua could easily be heaven on Earth. With scenic offerings like volcano landscapes, lagoons and beaches, this land has it all.

Happy Smiles

Crowns (a.k.a. caps) have many purposes. The first is cosmetic in that crowns can be used to re-contour the shape of a tooth to help achieve a beautiful smile.

Rug Revolution

All anniversaries should be celebrated this beautifully. To commemorate 15 years of collaboration with The Rug Company, Paul Smith has taken his distinctive design aesthetic into a fresh new direction with muted pallets and unregulated pattern composition.

Animal App

Your cat or dog might not be able to tell you how they’re feeling and the status of their health all the time, but technology can. The PetPace Collar lets you know when something’s up with your furry precious before its reached the outwardly obvious stage.

Boardroom Buccaneer

Our choice of wristwatch says a lot about us. Urwerk’s latest creation, the EMC Pistol, is the perfect choice for even the most straight-laced among us who wish to display a streak of wild rebellion.

Retreat In A Box

Every day is a new chance to connect to the most conscious, healthy, honest, joyful version of ourselves. Luckily, healing ourselves with earthy products is made easy with Yogi Surprise.

Wanderful Snapshots

Photographer Noelia Madiedo, with the heart of a gypsy and the soul of a gadabout, brings the beauty of the Orient to the world via her photography. After traveling the world and settling in Asia for a time, she’s now back home in Miami to share her experiences.

Concierge Chartering

The Advantaged Yacht Charters & Sales is one of the oldest charter companies based in South Florida. The reason for their success is simple: They provide top-notch customer service to locals and visitors alike.

Stylish Sight

When you step inside International Opticians, you’ll notice that it feels different from the chain stores — and it is. This independent family-run eyecare facility offers truly personalized one-on-one service as well as the latest styles at great prices.

Food Dreamin’

When I was a kid and my dentist told my mother that I was grinding my teeth at night and would need a new mouth guard to protect my pearly-white chompers, she said it was because I was dreaming of food and chewing it in my sleep.

$9,900 OJ

When most people hear the word Florida, they think of fresh-squeezed orange juice. The Hammacher Commercial Juicer takes this healthy morning treat to a whole new level.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Dealer’s Choice

Top bartender extraordinaire Teddy Collins is serving up surprising cocktails catered to his loyal patron’s palates at Red Ginger’s Asian-inspired bar in the heart of SoFi. Round and round he’ll go, what he’ll serve, you’ll never know!

Crazy Cravings-Curbing Diets From Around The World

Ever wonder what wacky tactics are employed to shed pounds around the globe? Well, some of the ones we’ve gathered might make you lose your appetite — or gain new insight into the science behind weight loss. Check out these bizarre diet and food trends for trimming and slimming that you may want to give a shot…or not!

Beyond Bliss

Going to a spa is not just about pampering and indulgence — it’s an essential part of modern life. A spa relieves the stress of our busy lives, detoxifies the body, massages away body aches and pains, provides state-of-the-art fitness options and gives us an overall mental and physical boost.

Dine In

The dining room is an essential part of any home. It serves as a gathering place, a location for special occasions and a room for making treasured family memories. With that in mind, it should be a sophisticated yet comfortable space.

Phenomenal Interiors

Interiors By Steven G. started in the den of his home 33 years ago. In the ensuing decades, it has evolved into an impressive organization of 70 strong, with a 100,000-sq.-ft. main headquarters in Pompano Beach and a luxury boutique showroom in Sunny Isles…and the firm is still growing.

Ocean Dreams

Inspired by Modern architect Richard Meier, this new waterfront Mashta Island estate embodies the best of Key Biscayne: privacy and ocean access.

Tenure of Sophistication

Chic, debonair, luscious textiles, colors and graphics contribute to the seasons’ best styles.

Stylish Soiree

Lucifer Vir Honestus celebrated the perfect cocktail hour at their flagship store at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove.

Giving Back

Cranes for Kids is a new initiative giving brokers the opportunity to earn donations for the charity of their choice upon penthouse sales at all current PMG projects.

United Mission

LlNC hosted their first volunteer project to get the word out about the mission of this new donor group in the city.

Regal Recognition

Women Of Tomorrow invited the organization’s largest supporters and patrons to announce the 2016 Gala Honorees.

Development Buzz

Guests were greeted with a string quartet as they entered the new sales gallery for Boulevard 57 in the heart of the MiMo District.

Exceptional Leadership

United Way of Miami-Dade hosted the 15th Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast with Aerin Lauder, who spoke of the history of the Estée Lauder Companies.

Innovative Interiors

El Dorado Furniture unveiled their newest Boulevard Showroom in Cutler Bay during a private grand opening.

Lavish Launch

Amid plenty of handshakes, live performances and gourmet bites, PMG celebrated the official grand opening of one of their most coveted residential developments: Echo Aventura.

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Stay Savvy

A game-changer in the field of female health, Miami-based entrepreneur Marilyn Days’ Luminous Pink self breast-examination tool is an essential (and elegant) aid to the fight against breast cancer.

Old-School Cool

A brotherhood based on the age-old values of honor, family and fair dealings, the Gentlemen’s Journal brings heritage, respect, integrity, leadership, compassion and understanding to the way Miami does business.