J. Ricky Arriola
Where were you born ?
How long in Miami:
41 years. Born and raised here, but I went to college and graduate school in Boston and New York City. I also worked in New York City, but Miami is home.
South Beach
EO of Inktel Direct Corp.
Favorite Restaurant:
Clarke's (South of Fifth Street)
Best Sushi:
Bond Street
Best Ethnic Food:
Cuban (of course)
Best Italian:
Best place for late night dining:
Au Pied du Cochon
Best dessert:
Bread pudding (ala mode) at Ice Box
Best place for a romantic date:
Dinner at my apartment
Best Sunday brunch:
Hautest Club/Lounge:
The Florida Room
Best place for a power business meeting:
Four Seasons Hotel
All-around favorite spot in Miami:
South of Fifth in Miami Beach
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Delano - it's still impressive after all these years.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Ermenegildo Zegna at Bal Harbour
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Best Spa:
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Favorite Charity Event:
Arsht Center Annual Gala
Favorite Cultural Event:
Besides watching the University of Miami football team win national championships, Art Basel
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Best Aspect of Miami:
Its vibrancy and the unbelievable potential. It's a city where you're only limited by your own drive and ambition. It's one of the major cities of the world, yet it's barely 100 years old. It's America's city of the 21st Century.
Best Steakhouse:
Meat Market on Lincoln Rd
Best Pizza:
Andiamo! Brick Oven Pizza
Best Lunch:
Outdoors at Smith & Wollensky
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
Sports Club/LA at the Four Seasons
Best Massage:
You really want me to answer this? See answer for most romantic date.
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Coastal Car Worldwide
Best Museum/Exhibit:
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
I love driving through old Miami neighborhoods and seeing the historic houses - Coral Gables, Miami Shores, Morning Side, etc.
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