Miami Dining: The Season’s 5 Hautest Openings

It’s easy to get caught up in an area revered for its sandy beaches, a killer art scene, and nightlife unlike that of any other metropolitan area. But it’s becoming impossible to completely ignore the booming and matured dining world of South Florida. Over the past few years, SoFL has gone through a food revolution with new restaurants and bars springing up left and right. Renowned chefs like Masaharu Morimoto, Jeff McInnis, Top Chef Master Tony Mantuano, and the like are making their mark on Miami, pioneering the foodie movement with dining destinations that have made it to the top of all of our lists.

Our roundup of haute Miami openings hones in the trends that have collectively helped South Florida earn its place among the global food ranks. This season, we’re looking at ingredient and substance-driven concepts, drawing attention from locals and foodies alike with smart sourcing and an attention to detail second to none. But as we all know, it’s not just about the food…aesthetic and vibe play such an integral role in the success of any Miami restaurant, and each of our contenders have just the right combination of all of these key components.

As SoFL’s premier luxury concierge firm, it’s in our nature to stay on top of what’s new and hot around us. Our clients come to us for our expertise and savvy when it comes to where to eat tonight, which is why we’ve hand-picked this collection of Miami hotspots that have captured our attention from the moment they opened their doors. We’ve got the inside scoop on the chic tapas-centric eatery where diners share lamb chop lollies with their dining neighbors. We give a nod to the city’s latest Mediterean bistro, complete with sleek, modern design and menus crafted by a Michelin-starred chef. A semi-al fresco Midtown hotspot takes center stage against a chic background, serving up European specialties with a twist. Okay, we’ll stop giving everything away – check out the lineup for the skinny on our Fall faves.