Issue – March 2017

A Man’s Debonair Journal

Wondering what suits you best this season? Here’s a curated selection of refined jackets and suits that will have you looking sharp all season long.

Pollination Time

Spring is here, and with it comes a relaxed silhouette with color, pattern and texture to stimulate an exhilarating wardrobe mood.

Tropical Zen

This sprawling contemporary residence on exclusive Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne is the epitome of island living at its finest.

Raised Glasses

As Commercial Director of Foss Marai Global, Ibrahin Hernández proudly represents the most awarded Supmanti ever and entire outstanding portfolio of superlative sparkling Italian wines of visionary entrepreneur Carlo Biasiotto.


Enter some of the best kitchens in Miami to get a taste of what their chefs are cooking up morning, noon and night. Their creative culinary masterpieces are sure to make your mouth water and inspire you to dine out like never before.

A Feast Of Fate

Jorgie Ramos started in the restaurant business out of necessity. He was in commercial real estate with his father when the banks collapsed and they were left with nothing. When a friend reached out with the possibility of opening a restaurant, they scraped and hustled to buy-in and the results have been delicious.

Fish Dinners

We’ve all run into that seasoned angler who wants to reminisce about when the fish off South Florida were “so thick that they practically jumped right into the boat and onto the grill.” Non-profit Oceana wants to see those days return.

Wallet App-titude

Managing your money shouldn’t be a second full-time job, nor should choosing the right financial app to help with your particular situation. We’ve helped narrow down the selection.

Vintage Treasures

Out with the old is no longer the appropriate adage now that the New York luxury vintage retailer, What Goes Around Comes Around, has set up shop on the sun-caressed shores of SoBe. With stores also in Beverly Hills, this is exactly what local fashionistas and vintage hounds all over the city are having fits of delight over.

America’s Sweetheart

A torrid love affair has been underway between drivers and the Chevrolet Corvette ever since the first model rolled off the line way back in 1953. The all-new Grand Sport Corvette keeps the love brightly burning.

Pie Hard

A product of passion, dedication and unapologetically simple foodcraft, if you have yet to hear about the calorically-catastrophic but oh-so-scrumptious phenomena that is Fireman Derek’s World Famous Pies, you haven’t been listening hard enough!

Recover Right

Driving down Brickell Avenue, one can’t help but notice the massive developments being erected. Here we are in 2017, and the global economy has shifted once again — the European market is on the brink of collapse, many South American countries are experiencing significant political and economic turmoil, and yet construction in our city continues.

Loveliest Listings

Whether you’re a local family looking for a starter property or an international investor settling on a summer home, below are 3 of the hottest listings in town.

Ruff Riders

Ever concerned about the plight of homeless animals in our area, we’ve collected some of the city’s most affectionate adoptable dogs from local shelters.

Green Minded

Eco-friendly is a term we use a lot, but what does it actually mean when it comes to the kitchen? The following environmentally conscious choices will not only benefit your body and the environment but, as an added incentive, your wallet as well.

Superior Interiors

In addition to gifting Miami with a boutique residential offering sure to raise the tenor of an already artful neighborhood, the developers behind The Fairchild Coconut Grove bring another benefit to The Magic City: the unique interior stylings of world-renowned designer Rafael de Cardenas.

Central Care

Bringing a slew of state-of-the-art medical services from the University of Miami Health Systems to South Dade, The Lennar Foundation Medical Center offers comprehensive, consolidated health care to our city.

Oh, Mona!

Patrons of both fine art and fine timepieces are sure to appreciate Corum’s breathtaking new “Bubble” watch created in collaboration with renowned artist Elisabetta Fantone that reimagines an iconic masterpiece.

Florida Feast

Each Officine Gullo kitchen is the result of extensive collaboration: the homeowner’s unique vision, a team of highly-skilled design experts, 3D renderings to fine-tune the process and artisans who bring the dream to life.

Foodie Photog

An award-winning food stylist who’s worked with some of the finest restaurants in the country, top chefs call Kelly Sterling when they want their food to look every bit as good as it tastes.

Infini Touch

In today’s aesthetic industry, there are a variety of procedures that can be done in less than an hour which may provide the patient with long-term results, like the Lutronic Infini fractional radiofrequency system, a device designed to target facial fine lines, loose skin, acne scars and improve skin texture overall, which may not always be achieved by fillers or neurotoxins alone.

Touchpad Teacher

Say “Rosetta Stone” and most people think “fast, convenient language training.” The same company that uses computers to make us efficiently multi-lingual, now wants to train our brains.

Land Of Good Welcome

Once a sleepy fishing village with tropical jungles and precipice views of the Pacific Ocean, Puerto Vallarta was thrust into the spotlight in the ‘60s when famed lovers Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton called it home. Now again, it reigns as the most coveted destination on the map.

Big Appetites

When I sat down to finalize this month’s “Plates & Pours: Miami’s 50 Best Dishes, Drinks & Desserts” feature, I quickly realized our editors eat out way too much.

Retro Toast

If you’ve ever watched The Brave Little Toaster, you know that not all toasters are created equal. Enter the Combi 2 + 2 Toaster by Dualit

The 411

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

Mezcal amor

We’re always striving to enhance and enlighten our palates. This month, we step to the left of a typical tequila with a thoroughly loco libation.

Bar-Side Manner

In between pouring, mixing and serving up some of the best drinks in town, Toro Toro’s Adam Beech shares his inspiration for his chosen profession with a passion that’s at once contagious and completely refreshing.

High Steaks

It’s that most singular and satisfying of meat dishes: the steak. We tackle the in’s and out’s of both its culinary preparation and cultural significance.

Scullery Supplements

Let’s face it: You could have a galley full of gadgetry and still have some room in your heart for additional kitchen and dining room accessories. Collected below are some of our prime picks for cookhouse accoutrements.

Soul Bites

A hearty fare sets the mood for lessons learned over meals shared with new acquaintances, old friends and strangers alike.

Chew On This

Here’s what not to do when you go out to savor a meal and enjoy the art of gastronomy: Introducing the 5 types of eaters who can be utterly obnoxious and make you lose your appetite before your first bite.


Miami’s sizzling international food scene has been on the upswing since its inception. What the future holds is anyone’s guess, but what local chefs and restaurateurs have planned will satiate even the most stubborn of appetites.

Plates & Pours 2017

In an effort to truly satisfy our public, our bold culinary-inclined staff struck out to find the 50 finest dishes, drinks and desserts The Magic City has to offer. It’s a tough job…but somebody’s gotta do it!

Soul United

Tibor Hollo, Chairman & President of Florida East Coast Realty, joined FIU, Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) and Hillel at FIU in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Top Off

Property Markets Group and partner, S2 Development, hosted an exclusive broker event to celebrate the top-off of Muse in Sunny Isles Beach.

VIP Volley

The Pillars Hotel hosted an exclusive kick-off celebration for the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series’ return to South Florida shores.

Boutique Special

Kendra Scott hosted a special “Kendra Gives Back” party to celebrate the Grand Opening of the brand’s first Miami store at Brickell City Centre.

Brunch & Bubbles

Miami designer Ximena Kavalekas celebrated her official launch at New York’s Bergdorf Goodman with a “Brunch & Bubbles” event at her Miami showroom at District 900.


Close Up

Miami’s see and be seen social pages

Perfect Pairings

A few of Miami’s most successful Power Couples share love stories worthy of a Hollywood rom-com and secrets to a long-lasting relationship that stands the test of time.