Louis Birdman Shares his Haute Secrets to Miami

Louis Birdman

Louis Birdman is one of Miami’s greatest names in the development industry, currently working on the prestigious One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects. Louis and his wife Angela are long-time veterans in the city of Miami and have a great take on the haute spots of the city. Here, the developer shares his haute secrets to the 305, dishing on his favorite eateries, hangouts, business destinations and more:

Where were you born: Philadelphia, PA

How long in Miami: 41 Years

Neighborhood: Reside in Hollywood, FL

Occupation: Real Estate Developer / Architect

Favorite Restaurant: Joe’s Stone Crab

Best Sushi: Nobu

Best Italian: Il Mulino New York

Best dessert: Soufflé at the Forge

Best place for a romantic date: The Forge

Best Sunday brunch: Cecconi’s at Soho House

Best place for a power business meeting: Joe’s Stone Crab

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Soho Beach House

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Miami Design District

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Rolex Boutique Miami Design District

Best Spa: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Favorite Charity Event: Young Art Backyard Ball

Favorite Cultural Event: Art Basel – Miami

Favorite Cultural Institution: Bass Museum

Best Steakhouse: Prime 112

Best Pizza: Harry’s Pizzeria

Best Lunch: Estiatorio Milos

Best Massage: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Best Limousine/Driving Service: Uber

Best Museum/Exhibit: PAMM

Describe your city in three words: Magical, Alluring, Sexy

All-around favorite spot in Miami: Wynwood

Best Aspect of Miami: the Weather, the Water, the Nightlife