2017 Miami Open Guide

Find out everything you need to know about the 2017 Miami Open with our annual guide! Featuring the Miami Open, Itaú, Adam Barrett, All American Classic, Bacardi Bar by Latin Café, Ben & Jerry’s Sweet Shop, Burrito Workshop, Crepe Express, Grey Goose Lounge, Juan Valdez Café, Moët & Chandon Champagne & Sushi Lounge, Puntino Pizzeria, Stella Artois Center Court Lounge, Sushi Maki, The Knife, The Market Place, The Eatery by The Knife, Collectors Club, Patron Lounge, HipPOPS, Killer Melts, King of Racks, Moty’s Grill, Mulberry1965 Pizza In Fuga.

Pollination Time

Spring is here, and with it comes a relaxed silhouette with color, pattern and texture to stimulate an exhilarating wardrobe mood.Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Art Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Makeup & Hair: Cesar Ferrette @ Rik Rak Salon Model: Carly Engleton @ Wilhelmina Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla Featuring: Loewe at Miami Design District, Prabal Gurung, Balenciaga Capretto Shoes at South Miami, Tanya Taylor, Style Mafia at Wynwood and Sigerson Morrison.

What A Racquet!

A uniquely individual sport particularly dear to Miami, check out a storied history of the great game of tennis in honor of the Miami Open once again gracing the shores of Key Biscayne. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Butch Buchholz, “Winter Wimbledon", Delray Beach, Crandon Park, Wimbledon, Davis Cup and Miami Open.

Just Call Him G.O.A.T...

…That means “Greatest Of All Time,” in case you were wondering. Top-ranked tennis player Roger Federer is a world-class athlete who needs no introduction. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of IMG. Featuring: Roger Federer, 89 Association of Tennis Professional Singles Tournaments, 18 Grand Slams, Lil Wayne, Pusha T, Wimbledon, Boris Becker, John McEnroe, World Junior ranking, ATP Top Ten, 2017 Australian Open, Mirka Vavrinec, the Roger Federer Foundation, Switzerland, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

A Man's Debonair Journal

Wondering what suits you best this season? Here’s a curated selection of refined jackets and suits that will have you looking sharp all season long. Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Art Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Makeup & Hair: Cesar Ferrette @ Rik Rak Salon Model: John King @ Wilhelmina Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla Location: Pawn Broker @ Langford Hotel, 121 SE 1st St.; Downtown Miami. Featuring Sartori Amici, Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, @ Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick Park, Hermès, Parmigiani Fleurier, Miami Design District, , John King, Etiqueta Negra, Theory, Tonda, Paul Andrew.

Sky's The Limit

With amazing open ocean views from every angle, inside and out, this Mashta Island waterfront estate is the type of home dreams are made of. Text by Anja Maltav. Realtor: Brigitte De Langeron of Miami Waterfront.

Plates & Pours 2017

In an effort to truly satisfy our public, our bold culinary-inclined staff struck out to find the 50 finest dishes, drinks and desserts The Magic City has to offer. It’s a tough job…but somebody’s gotta do it! Text by Ryan Jarrell, Francesca Cruz and Anja Maltav. Photos Courtesy of Respective Restaurants. Featuring: Smoked Short Rib Asado @ Pao, Canita @ Ball & Chain, Pork Belly Bun @ Doa, Poulet Epice @ Brasserie Azur, Spaghetti Pomodoro @ Macchialina, Crispy Tandoori Squid @ Sugar, Pork Belly Popsicles @ Big Easy Wine Bar & Grill, The Bowie @ Blackbird Ordinary, Pulpo A La Plancha @ Quinto La Huella, Cafe Con Leche & Tostada @ La Palma, Tuna Chicharon @ Sushi Garage, Americano Pizza @ Zai, The Halliwell @ Beaker & Gray, Happy Hour @ Atton Brickell Miami, Baked Brie @ Perricone’s, Nashville Hot Chicken & Waffles @ Bird & Bone, Coconut Cake @ KYU, Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes @ Grown, Arepa Platano Y Queso @ Doggi’s Arepa Bar, Pan Con Minuta @ La Camaronera, Burrata Tower @ Costa Med, Filet Mignon De Boeuf @ Bagatelle, Queu Boeuf (Oxtail) @ Chef Creole, Nutella Donut @ The Salty Donut, Carnitas De Pato Taco @ Coyo Taco, Tandoori Chicken @ Bombay Darbar, American Harvest Burger @ American Harvest, Risotto Bouillabaisse @ Brava, Larb Muang @ Lung Yai Thai Tapas, Banh Mi @ Sakaya Kitchen, Lamburger @ Green Street, Cochinillo Hash @ Bulla Gastrobar, Aji Chimichurri Steak @ Lima, Thai Street Dumplings @ Naiyara, Cowboy Steak @ El Churrasco, Brunch Menu @ Baire’s Grill, Linguine w/ Clam Sauce @ Jack’s Home Cooking, Short Rib Empanadas @ The Rusty Pelican, Mixed Grill @ Meat Market, Toro Tuna @ Juvia, Hibiscus 29 Drink @ Copper 29, Homemade Nutella Mousse @ Villa Azur, Oysters Rockefeller Benedict @ Seaspice, Soft Egg @ Alter, Carbonara Di Mare @ Toscana Divino, Organic Detox No. 1 @ Dr. Smood, Grand Gateau @ Paris 6, Oshogatsu Cocktail @ Tanuki, La Sandia Cocktail @ American Social and Cinnamon Rolls @ Knaus Berry Farms.

Chew On This

Here’s what not to do when you go out to savor a meal and enjoy the art of gastronomy: Introducing the 5 types of eaters who can be utterly obnoxious and make you lose your appetite before your first bite. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass Pets

Ever concerned about the plight of homeless animals in our area, we’ve collected some of Miami’s most affectionate adoptable dogs from local shelters. Also check out what Dee Hoult, CEO of Applause Your Paws, has to say about teaching your dog how to fetch! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Dee Hoult, CEO of Applause Your Paws and Yelp.

Compass Travel

Sick of the South Florida swelter? Tired of traversing a city with temperatures in the triple digits? Travel experts SkiUSA can deliver the whimsy of a snow day, any day. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: SkiUSA

Compass Home

Homeowners with children or grandchildren have been incorporating outdoor play areas into their backyards for decades. Jump aboard the sports & fitness theme this month with the entire family while reaping the benefits of being more active. Text by Sandy Lindsey.

Compass Auto

In addition to redefining the term “sleek,” Acura’s original NSX was something the world had never seen before: a reliable supercar. But then, in 2005, it suddenly went away. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Acura NSX

Compass Timepieces

It’s easy to describe a timepiece as “breathtaking” — but in the case of the stunningly unique Midnight Planétarium by Van Cleef & Arpels, it’s actually an understatement. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Midnight Planétarium by Van Cleef & Arpels and Christiaan Van Der Klaauw.

Compass The Arts

Although inhabiting a genre long considered too pedestrian to be considered art, the sports stills of celebrated Miami-based Photographer Al Diaz show the composition and poise of a true master. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Al Diaz.

Compass Design

Offering a diverse array of sinuous and sensual design pieces in pleasingly rustic mediums, Brazilborn Ovoo may be the next greatest thing to hit the Miami Design District. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Art Week Miami, Ovoo, Design District, Marta Micheli, Zanini De Zanine and Sergio Rodrigues.

Compass Finance

See what Sandy London, VP of Commercial Real Estate Lending for Sabadell United Bank, has to say about the South Florida real estate market. Also check out some great apps you can download to help with budgeting! Featuring: Sandy London VP of Commercial Real Estate Lending for Sabadell United Bank, Mint, You Need A Budget and Pocketguard.

Compass Real Estate

Ever endeavoring to satisfy their clientele, ultraluxury boutique condominium Palazzo Del Sol on Fisher Island debuts 3 delightfully designed move-in options. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Palazzo Del Sol. Featuring: Palazzo Del Sol, Antrobus + Ramirez, Artefacto and Henge.

Compass Balance

Part of staying fit and disciplined with with your workout routine is dealing with, or avoiding altogether, overworked or strained muscles. Herewith: Tips to speed up muscle recovery while avoiding injuries. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass Health

Bringing a slew of state-of-the-art medical services from the University of Miami Health Systems to South Dade, The Lennar Foundation Medical Center offers comprehensive, consolidated health care to our city. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center. Featuring: The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the University of Miami Health System Sports Medicine Institute, the Comprehensive Diabetes Center and the University of Miami’s Frost School Of Music.

Compass Entertainment

The month of March is one of the busiest times of year when it comes to the social scene in South Florida. Check out this selection of activities to incorporate into your agenda. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Taste of Tennis, All The Way, Actor's Playhouse, Fairchild Tropical Garden Founding Fathers Of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Aventura Arts & Cultural Center.

Compass Fashion

One must stay ahead of the fashion game even when simply hitting the gym. Do you prefer chic and elegant, or hip and trendy — the decision is yours. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: MZ Wallace Tote and Fjällräven Kånken Water-Resistant Backpack.

Compass Prime Properties

Ready to review some of Key Biscayne’s choicest real estate? Collected below are 3 top listings that would be perfect to add to any residential portfolio. Compiled by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Doug Kinsley of Fortune Int’l Realty, Brigitte Nachtigall of Great Properties Int’l and Martine C. Paulin of Compass Florida, LLC.

Compass Connoisseur

Need some new restaurants to try out? We got you covered, check out new hotspots Grown and Lightkeepers. Featuring: Grown, Shannon Allen and Lightkeepers at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.

Compass Beauty

In today’s aesthetic industry, there’s plenty of technology available to improve anyone’s appearance. Check out what Claudia Sanchez, Physician Assistant with Dr. John J. Martin, has to say about the very popular Infini procedure. Claudia Sanchez and Dr. John J. Martin.

Compass Eco

Don’t let your next pair of cross trainers turn into landfill clutter. Nike’s Reuse-A-Shoe & Grind programs are turning worn-out footwear, along with pre-consumer waste, into sports courts and other useful products. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Nike and Nike Reuse.

Compass Dining

Let's face it, sometimes diets need to be broken! Check out some great places to eat at when you're feeling a little indulgent. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Fireman Dereks Pies, Purple People Eatery, Chefs David Shipman & Michelle Duncan, El Rey De Las Fritas, Box Of Chacos and Ms. Cheezious.

Compass At Your Best

Aside from delicious Asian gastronomy, Chef Michael Lewis & Steven Haigh commit to green practices and paying it forward. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Chef Michael Lewis, GM Steven Haigh, London's Zuma, Wynwood, KYU Miami and Trees For The Future.

Compass Kitchen

If you’ve ever watched The Brave Little Toaster, you know that not all toasters are created equal. Enter the Combi 2 + 2 Toaster by Dualit! Featuring: The Combi 2 + 2 Toaster by Dualit.


Paco Velez, President & CEO of Feeding South Florida, believes that hunger impacts every aspect of our community, and although it’s an enormous issue, it’s solvable with the commitment of the community. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Paco Velez, President & CEO of Feeding South Florida.

Hot & Hotter

Miami’s sizzling international food scene has been on the upswing since its inception. What the future holds is anyone’s guess, but what local chefs and restaurateurs have planned will satiate even the most stubborn of appetites. Text by Irene Moore. Featuring: Perricone’s, Old Lisbon, Monty’s, Shorty’s, Garcia’s, Mykonos, Versailles, New World, Floribbean, Nuevo Latino, Allen Susser at Chef Allen’s, Dewey LoSasso at the Foundlings Club, Mark Militello at Mark’s Place, Norman Van Aken at Norman’s and Doug Rodriguez at YUCA, Lee Brian Schrager Director of Special Events & Media Relations at Southern Wine & Spirits, FIU, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Executive Chef Matthieu Godard at Bagatelle, Chef Ken Lyon at Charcoal, Brasserie Azure’s Executive Chef Erwin Mallet, Seaspice Executive Chef Angel Leon, French Chef Pascal Oudin, Chef Michelle Bernstein at Azul, DÔA’s Executive Chef Carlos Estarita, Zuma Miami, Coya in London, Nikkei, Pao at Faena, James Beard Award-winner Paul Qui, Chef Ken Lyons, Wynwood Yard’s Charcoal, Chef Philippe Ruiz Culinary Director at River Yacht Club, Soul Tavern, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar’s Chef Michael Aguilar, Regional Executive Chef Aaron Janus of Starr Catering Group, KYU in Wynwood, Upland in South Beach, Chef Michael Lewis, Stephen Starr, Chef Justin Smillie, Faena’s Los Fuegos and Chef Francis Mallmann.