Chef Richard Ortega’s heirloom corn flour arepas revive forgotten techniques and elevate the traditional dishes of his native Venezuelan countryside. The menu is filled with simple, quality ingredients enhanced by the kiss of an open flame. Find combinations like steak, grilled white cheese and chimichurri; chicken, avocado and muenster; and shrimp, avocado and garlic butter. Don't sleep on the corn toasts heaped with fresh seafood ceviche, plus house-made juices like passion fruit and papelón con limón, a traditional Latin American raw sugar cane juice with lemon.
December 2022: Now that the dust is settling post-Art Basel, it’s time to take stock of all the fantastic new restaurants that have opened in Miami leading up to high season. From an elevated comfort-food brunch under the shade of Banyan trees to yet another upscale Italian restaurant from Major Food Group (it’s great, we promise), Miami’s best new restaurants are really serving the heat this winter. It’s a great time to dine out and here's where you should start.
You rule the city’s food scene: You’ve wined and dined at the best restaurants in Miami and best bars in South Beach, and if someone wants to know where to get brunch in Miami, you’re their go-to Benedict boss, mimosa master, pancake prince—well, you get the idea. The coffee shops in Miami? They know your name, they know your order and they know you mean business. But there’s always something fresh to discover, and new to learn—that’s part of the reason you love the Magic City so much. Stay up to date—and keep your in-the-know status—with our guide to the best new restaurants Miami is welcoming to town right now.