Haute Secrets: Kevin Lyttle Shares his Guide to Miami

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You may know Kevin Lyttle as the man behind the hit sensation, “Turn Me On,” which soared to the top of the Billboard charts in 2004 and has remained a classic song ever since. However, the artist is up to much more these days, including new business endeavors, new music and philanthropic work. Within the next few months, you can expect to see more of him as his newest hit single comes to the United States. Lucky for us, he claims home right here in Miami. When he’s not off traveling the world working on one of his projects, he likes to relax in the Magic City with his family. Here’s a glimpse of his haute secrets, including some of his favorite spots to eat, drink, relax and hang out:

Where were you born: Born on the island of St. Vincent & The Grenadines

How long in Miami: I’ve lived in Miami since 2007 so this is my 10 yr anniversary of Miami life

Neighborhood: Pinecrest and Falls

Occupation: Internationally known Recording Artist

Favorite Restaurant: Miami’s restaurant scene is awesome but I still love me some Caribbean food so you can find me at Tap Tap

Best Sushi: Sushi Maki 

Best Italian: Toscano Divino

Best dessert: TCBY at the Falls Mall

Best place for a romantic date: Palmeira Grove Isle

Best Sunday brunch: Yard Bird or The Deck at Island Gardens

Best place for a power business meeting: Sugarcane

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? For business, The Intercontinental, or for an intimate personal trip, Sole on the Ocean

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: I love the shirts at Havana Nines! 

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Definitely ECJ LUXE

Best Spa: Carillon

Favorite Charity Event: The Annual fundraiser for my own charity (The Janice Lyttle Foundation )

Favorite Cultural Event: CARNIVAL #ilovecarnival 

Favorite Cultural Institution: The Perez Art Museum 

Best Steakhouse: Smith & Wollensky

Best Pizza: Big Tomato

Best Lunch: Sushi Maki Palmetto Bay

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: My House

Best Massage: Turnberry Isle Spa

Best Limousine/Driving Service: Don’t have a favorite limousine per se but best driver is Erik (my guy)

Best Museum/Exhibit: Dinosaurs at the Miami Children’s Museum with my son KJ

Describe your city in three words: In the words of TLC…..Crazy Sexy Cool

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Vizcaya

All-around favorite spot in Miami: Black Point Marina

Best Aspect of Miami: Weather and proximity to the Paradise (Caribbean)