April 13, 2021

Explore The World In The Magic City One Bite At A Time

Hapa Kitchen & Eatery

Photo Credit - Hapa Kitchen & Eatery

Miami has become the "Must Go-To City", a destination for lovers of art, design, food, shopping, and even the great outdoors. People can now travel the world via the melting pot of cultures and restaurants without having to ever leave the city. Whether you are a local or a tourist Miami has a culinary destination for all to enjoy. Craving exotic destinations like Hawaii, Greece, South America, and Amsterdam...? You can sample the best culinary staples without having to catch a flight! Simply drive or catch an Uber to your next culinary destination in the Magic City

Below you will find a variety of restaurants in the Magic City with worldwide cuisine and unique dishes

Hapa Kitchen and Eatery - Hawaii

1601 Drexel Avenue, Miami Beach Fl 33139


Want to feel as if you are in Hawaii without the 12-hour flight? If your answer is yes we have the perfect place for you! Hapa Kitchen and Eatery brings the fresh Aloha! lifestyle to the South Florida culinary landscape. The first fast-casual Hawaii home-style comfort food concept introduces authentic flavors that can be found in the islands. Poke lovers will be rejoicing! Hapa is offering something more commonly found in Hawaii, known as “Poke by the pound.” In Hawaii, groups of friends and family buy a heap of Poke and head straight to the beach, with beverages. Yes, Hapa is introducing this generous portion option, just like it's done “back home.” The eatery offers six different varieties of Poke, from Ahii Shoyu, Spicy Ahi, Salmon Furikake, and Sweet and Spicy Salmon, served by the pound or in a bowl. Other protein options are served in their plates section that includes two sides and a choice of protein like, The Kalua Pig, traditional Hawaii-style roast pork, Garlic Furikake Chicken, fried chicken dipped in a soy-garlic-furikake flavor bomb, and Kalbi Ribs, Korean-style short ribs. Side options include white rice, brown rice, Spam fried rice, quinoa, tuna mac salad, apple jicama slaw, and more to round out a fresh, light, and flavorful meal. For a full immersion into Hawaiian comfort food, a must-try is the Loco Moco, the island's very own hangover cure, served on a bed of rice topped with a ground beef patty, smothered in gravy and a sunny side up egg. Guests can also try the Pineapple Mango Gazpacho, perfect for the hot Miami days and the island’s nostalgic Spam Musubi, another childhood favorite of Sullivan, found in kid’s lunch boxes across Hawaii. Altogether, these recipes introduce the full flavors that have nourished the Hawaiian islands, that is now being introduced to South Florida for the first time. Hapa Kitchen and Eatery is presented by the Sullivan Hospitality Group, this particular project is special to founder and CEO Neil Sullivan’s heart. A lifelong Hawaii resident with more than 20 years of experience! Hapa leads the way for a new fare in Miami, Hawaii comfort food, all while merging traditions from the homeland with worldly flavors and cuisines like Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Portuguese, American, and more encompassed into their menu. Hapa Kitchen and Eatery is located at the Timeout Market Miami, For up to the minutes’ information follow us @HapaKitchenandEatery #HapaGrinds

Le Chick - Amsterdam

310 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127

(786) 216-7086

Wynwood’s part cocktail bar and part chicken restaurant, Le Chick was inspired by Rotisserie Amsterdam, the Dutch hotspot known for its delectable rotisserie chicken, burgers, and trendy bar. They have incorporated a sophisticated approach to casual cuisine with its modern atmosphere and nightlife. After traveling around the world searching for a food concept to bring to Miami, the owners decided to recreate the Dutch hotspot in the place we now know as Le Chick. For guests seeking flavorful comfort food and craft cocktails, Le Chick is the perfect spot to travel back to Amsterdam one bite at a time. Some of their most popular items on the menu include the fried chicken, royale with cheese, and a double-dirty burger. Not only are they dish the star of the show, but their cocktails have also taken on a life of their own. From classic drinks like the Old fashioned, Spanish Gin & Tonic, Classic Daiquiri, to more elaborate cocktails such as the Sweet Brain Freeze, Cielo Morado, and Ready to Bramble.

Calle 23 Miami - Cuba

230 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables

(786) 325-3474

The soul of Havana can be found right on Miracle Mile. Calle 23 Miami, located in the heart of Miami’s affluent and enchanting Coral Gables, serves up trendy Cuban classics that represent the story and rhythm of Havana. The vibrant and popular Cuban restaurant invites guests to come together with friends and family to share memories while enjoying the flavorful dishes and drinks they have to offer. Whether guests are looking for ladies’ night, or live music, the only Cuban restaurant on Miracle Mile has something for everyone! Get transported to the streets of Havana, at Calle 23 Miami where Cuban root stories come to life through music, culture, cocktails, and food.

Crema Gourmet - Europe


Coral Gables: 169 Miracle Mile #R40 Coral Gables, FL 33134, (786) 360-4026

South Beach: 1601 Washington Ave Unit 120, Miami Beach, FL 33139, (786) 216-7343

Downtown Flagler: 249 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131, (786) 391-2607

Davie: 2256 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33324, (954) 514-7394


Brickell: 1010 Brickell Ave Suite 500, Miami FL 33131

Faena Miami Beach: 3400 Collins Ave, Miami, FL 33140

Downtown Doral: 8550 NW 53rd ST B106, Doral, FL 33166

Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar is a European styled cafe with white brick walls and All Day breakfast served everyday. From a classic breakfast to a crave-worthy dinner, Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar offers a wide range of delicious options to choose from and transport guests to a European feel one bite and sip at a time. Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar offers handcrafted coffee, made fresh with Illy coffee beans. Each drink made is prepared and served by experienced baristas with a love for their craft. Here, guests can enjoy mouth-watering breakfast items like an Open Face Breakfast Sandwich, delicious Salmon Pepper, Chicken Mushroom and Tomato Basil penne pastas to choose from, and hand-crafted sandwiches like prosciutto, tuna salad and more. With locations opening all across South Florida, there may be a Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar near you! Enjoy in Coral Gables, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Davie, and coming soon to Brickell, Faena Miami Beach and Downtown Doral.

Morelia Gourmet Paletas - Mexico


Coral Gables: 76 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 || (305) 456-1306

Wynwood: 185 NW 25th St, Miami Fl 33127 || (305) 967-8782

Aventura Mall: 19501 Biscayne Blvd K1930, Aventura, FL 33180 || (305) 788-8092

Aventura Commons: 21211 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura FL 33180 || (305) 788-8082

Surfside: 9571 Harding Ave, Surfside, FL 33154 || (305) 397-8480

Hollywood: 1919 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood FL 33020 || (954) 374-8930

South Beach: 1664 Lenox Ave #2, Miami Beach, FL 33139 || (305) 397-8856

Coconut Grove: 3437 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133 || (786) 313-3411

Doral: 8455 NW 53rd St Suite 106, Doral, FL 33166

Boca Raton: 125 Via Naranjas, Boca Raton, FL 33432 || (561) 672-1055

Morelia Gourmet Paletas, also known as Paletas Morelia, is a gourmet Mexican popsicle shop known for its fresh ingredients and extensive menu. It welcomes South Florida locals and tourists to enjoy authentic Mexican paletas at its South Florida locations from Miami-Dade County to Palm Beach County. Guests can choose from up to 16 popsicle flavors including pistachio, mango, Belgian chocolate, banana filled with Nutella, and many more. To differentiate itself from other ice cream shops, the unique Morelia experience consists of the following process: 1) Pick it, 2) Dip it, 3) Top it. Among the store’s signature, craveable toppings are smores, marshmallow fluff torched, and Nutella drizzle. The shop offers over a million different combinations by adding dippings and toppings to enhance the ice cream experience and take the flavor to the next level!

The founders chose the name “Morelia” because it’s the capital city of the State of Michoacán in Mexico, where it is believed the first paletas originated when people added fresh fruit to ice to refresh people from the hot weather. These paletas are hand-made, artisanal, and made with 100% natural ingredients; packed with a much larger punch that will make your taste buds dance. Morelia’s paletas are gourmet due to its top-quality ingredients; combined with both Italian Gelato and French Sorbet to give it that natural yet tasty flavor. The logo resembles a Mexican Catrina, which is a symbol of the “Day of the Dead” in Mexico, but it is a tradition full of life. The Catrina means equality, union, and culture. Equality as we are all made of bones and Union as we are equal, regardless of gender, sex or culture. The whole concept of Morelia Gourmet Paletas, from its name, logo, flavors, and idea behind it, the popsicle shop brings the true flavors and meaning of Mexico to South Florida.

Jaguar Restaurant - Latin America

3067 Grand Ave, Miami FL 33133

(305) 444-0216

Instagram: @jaguarrestaurant

Jaguar Restaurant fuels Miami’s flourishing Latin food scene with fresh cuisine inspired by the flavors of Latin America and showcases its culinary talents to the public by offering exquisite Central and South American fare in a colorful setting. Located in the heart of Miami’s lush Coconut Grove, Jaguar’s inviting setting is that of contemporary meets casual elegance. Owner Chef Oscar del Rivero offers a diverse menu of Latin favorites highlighted by Jaguar’s Signature Ceviches. Guests can choose from a variety of different ceviches that are loaded with flavorful ingredients. A favorite is the Tiradito Lima and the Tiradito Oriental, made from fresh tuna with a beautiful combination taste of Latin America and Asia. If ceviche is not your style, you can indulge in Latin American-inspired delicacies such as the Grilled Churrasco Argentino, the famous Fish Tacos, and a variety of salads with your choice of protein to top it off. The Pan-Latin eatery serves up other appetizing menu items such as the made-to-order Guacamole served with pork rinds and corn chips, as well as the mouth-watering Cheese Quesadillas, made with fresh tortillas and loaded with gouda, manchego, mozzarella, caramelized onions, and corn. to modern Mexican creations all rounded out by a selection of inspired signature cocktails such as their unique Mezcaltini and boutique wines from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Brazil. In the heart of Coconut Grove, Jaguar Restaurant invites you to come on in and stay awhile at a neighborhood favorite dining destination.

Maü Miami -Talum & Mykonos

3252 NE 1st Ave #109, Miami, FL 33137

(786) 559-2666

Maü, the modern bohemian, Mediterranean restaurant in Midtown Miami came to set the mood with its sensational decor and relaxing vibes. Their unique cuisine consists of a Mediterranean fusion bringing the bright, fresh flavors from the tropics to the city one bite at a time. By day, Maü transports its guests to Mykonos by way of Tulum through their bohemian-inspired decor, outdoor terrace, and laid-back tunes. By night, the restaurant’s vibe transitions into a more lively environment, with live DJ entertainment, bottle service, and celebrity appearances. Guests can experience the exquisite tastes of Mykonos without ever leaving Miami! From their Tulum-inspired Kataifi Tacos and Ceviche de Coco (Coconut Ceviche) to their Raw Bar and Seafood Tower, locals can enjoy a great variety of fresh and powerful eats. To accompany the delicious food, Maü also serves drinks from their signature cocktail menu created by mixologist Alexandros Christoforidis from Athens Greece. Some of the cocktails include the Mango Mojito, Passion Margarita, First Bloom, and the Choco Villian. Guests wanting a taste of the Greek islands can head to Maü to see what it’s all about!

Manjay Restaurant - Caribbean

8300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138

Manjay offers a delicious Caribbean feel at The Citadel Miami. Bite into a delightful food experience for all ages and backgrounds. Looking for a delicious hearty meal? Manjay serves something a little more elevated in terms of food and presentation, but still in a fast-paced manner. It looks to celebrate diversity, essentially expressing how excited and happy owners feel to share with the world, through their food, a part of their culture, and of themselves. Manjay offers its cuisine in appetizer, entree, side dishes, and dessert. Customers can enjoy favorites like BIG UP, Caribbean bowls served with banana Payzay and Manjay pikliz, Mofongo My Way, crushed sweet plantains, garlic, Creole sauce, and Caribbean Conch Fritters, Manjay pikliz, honey mustard remoulade. It is safe to say, Manjay’s Caribbean food will have everyone enjoying its finger-licking food throughout the city.

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