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THE DIRECTORY: MIAMI

EAT

27 at the Freehand Hotel
2727 Indian Creek Drive – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of Food: American
Vibe: Quirky, Cute, Laid Back
Go for the local daily catch served in coconut-curry sauce

Joe’s Stone Crab
11 Washington Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Food: Seafood
Vibe: Classy, Traditional
Go for the stone crabs and save room for the key lime pie

Yardbird Southern Table + Bar
1600 Lenox Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of Food: Southern, Comfort Food
Vibe: Rustic, Casual
Go for the shrimp and grits and fried chicken

Whisk Gourmet
7382 SW 56th Avenue – Miami
Neighborhood: Coral Gables
Type of Food: American
Vibe: Casual, Hidden Gem
Go for the fried green tomatoes and pulled pork sliders

Quality Meats
1501 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of Food: Seafood, Steakhouse
Vibe: Elegant, Traditional
Go for the meat fix and gnocchi and cheese

Umi Sushi and Sake Bar
1685 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of fFood: Sushi, Japanese
Vibe: Small, Social, Communal
Go for the Delano Roll

Mandolin
4312 NE 2nd Avenue – Miami
Neighborhood: Design District
Type of Food: Mediterranean
Vibe: Intimate Backyard
Go for the grilled octopus and chicken kabob

Naked Taco
1111 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Food: Mexican
Vibe: Fun, Good for People Watching
Go for the lobster tacos and guacamole bar


DRINK

The Broken Shaker
2727 Indian Creek Drive – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Bar: Outdoor, Cocktails
Vibe: Tropical, Romantic, Casual
Go for the inventive drinks under the stars

Rec Room
1690 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Bar: Lounge, Nightclub
Vibe: 70’s Retro
Go for the upbeat night out

Delano Beach Club
1685 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Bar: Pool
Vibe: Refined
Go for the life-size chess in the secluded backyard

Hyde Beach
1701 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Bar: Poolside Lounge
Vibe: Luxurious
Go for the luxe pool parties

Living Room
2201 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Bar: Cocktails, Lounge
Vibe: Stylish, Glamorous
Go for the handcrafted cocktails before a big night out


STAY

Shore Club
1901 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Hotel: Boutique
Vibe: Bohemian, Contemporary
Go for the young fashion-forward crowd

The Delano
1685 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: South Beach
Type of Hotel: Resort
Vibe: Grand, Sophisticated
Go for the best all around hotel amenities

Fontainebleau
4441 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of Hotel: Resort
Vibe: Glamorous, Indulgent
Go for the extravagant pool areas and celeb-spotting

Soho Beach House
4385 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Type of Hotel: Boutique Hotel Chain
Vibe: Chic, Private
Go for the exclusivity among the world’s most creative members


SEE

Wynwood Walls
The Design District in Miami is home to tons of art galleries and, most notably, the Wynwood Walls. The incredible street art and graffiti are free to access.

Ocean Drive
Running from the 1st to 15th street, this ocean front avenue is a fun slice of Miami not to be missed. This street is lined with an eccentric assortment of restaurants, bars, and shops. Be sure to take a few photos of the historic Art Deco buildings and hotels. Stop for a drink at the Clevelander or brunch at News Cafe, and beware of tourist traps.

Lincoln Road
An open air mall with the best in designer shopping and restaurants perfect for people watching. This street also hosts local farmer’s markets, antique markets, and a movie theatre (perfect during tropical rain storms).

Espanola Way
Historical street lined with string lights, restaurants, bars, ice cream shops, art galleries, and boutiques.

Images via The Freehand, Joe’s Stone Crab, Yardbird Southern Table, Listen 2 Mama, Quality Meats, Miami.com, Mandolin Miami, Naked Taco, Zagat, Mac’s Club Deuce, The Delano, Hyde BeachW South Beach, Shore Club, Tablet Hotels, Fontainebleau, Soho Beach House

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