Editor’s Picks Dining

Costa Med
260 Crandon Blvd., Ste. 46
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: The fresh-made pasta and seasonal seafood selections have diners returning to this Mediterranean fan-favorite over and over again. Now there is more seating and new menu options for you to enjoy thanks to their recent expansion.

La Boulangerie
328 Crandon Blvd., Ste. 125
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: Craving sweet or savory? You can never go wrong with La Boulangerie. The guava & cheese croissants fly out of the display cases so fast that insiders call ahead to reserve them!

Dune Burgers
Ritz Carlton Hotel
455 Grand Bay Dr.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: This beachside escape is best known for its superb ocean view and uber-friendly bartender Geno. Ask him to make you one of his famous Mojitos, enjoy the floater and plan for a slow afternoon.

15 SW 10th St.
Miami, FL 33131
Why we picked it: This charming tropical escape doubles as the perfect backdrop for a business lunch or a romantic dinner. Bonus: You can find all your favorite Italian delicacies at their marketplace.

Tutto Pasta
1751 SW 3rd Ave.
Miami, FL 33129
Why we picked it: The fresh house-made pasta is the all-star of this West Brickell Italian eatery. Their veal scaloppini, pumpkin agnolotti and potato gnocci are splurge-worthy pleasures.

El Tucán
1111 SW 1 Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: Caribbean and South American fare share the stage with a marvelous modern-day cabaret experience that pays homage to 1940s Cuba and transports you to a bygone era of glitz and glamour.

Segafredo Brickell
1421 S. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: Quintessential café by day and sophisticated lounge by night, Segafredo is always at the center of the action. Beautiful people flock here for the food, the fun and the ambiance.

422 NW N. River Dr.
Miami, FL 33128
Why we picked it: Waterfront dining in a lush garden on the banks of the Miami River is oh-so-Miami. Spotting celebrities and models while you dine on black cod and jumbo prawns is a regular occurrence.

Marion Restaurant
1111 SW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: This breezy Mediterranean oyster bar features a grand café, restaurant and bakery in the heart of the bustling heart of Brickell. It’s become one of the top meeting places for Miami’s movers-and-shakers.

Graziano’s In Brickell
177 SW 7th St.,
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: The newest Graziano’s restaurant is perfect for business lunches and networking happy hours. Their meal-to-go option is a favorite of CEOs and busy interns alike during breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Batch Gastropub
30 SW 12th St.
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: This is one of the most buzzing places in Miami, especially during their top-notch happy hours and daily specials that will tantalize and tease your tastebuds every single time you stop in.

1063 Brickell Plaza
Miami, FL 33133
Why we picked it: It’s name means “wisdom” — and you’d be wise to check this place out when you’re in the mood for some authentic Asian cuisine with plenty of vegetarian and meaty options available for all to devour.

Love Is Blind
225 Altara Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Why we picked it: Love may be blind, but this place is great. Their impressive wine list, art nouveau décor and globally inspired cuisine makes this bar/restaurant a must-try in The Magic City no matter what the occasion.

3067 Grand Ave.
Miami, FL 33133
Why we picked it: The tropical vibe reigns supreme here, and the cevice by the spoon in the outdoor seating area not only makes for some great people-watching, it will leave you looking forward to your next bite.

The Local
150 Giralda Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Why we picked it: When you just want to grab a beer and a quick bite to eat to ease whatever’s on your mind, this place is it. Aptly named, this is one of the few places in Miami where everyone really knows your name.

Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
130 NE 40th St.
Miami, FL 33137
Why we picked it: This vibrant neighborhood bistro is a consistent palate-pleaser. The slow-roasted & grilled Harris Ranch beef short rib is a bite of heaven and the crispy pig ears are consistent favorites.

Mandolin Aegean Bistro
4312 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Why we picked it: The romantic ambiance perfectly pairs with delightful and fresh fare from the Greek Isles and the Turkish Coast. The rustic and authentic dishes feed your stomach and soul — regardless of what you’re craving.

Buena Vista Bistro
4582 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Why we picked it: Classic French dishes are served fresh daily at this Parisian bistro known for its fresh-from-the-market fare. The daily 3-course meal is a both satisfying and budget-pleasing.

Drunken Dragon
1424 Alton Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: This do-it-yourself method of tableside grilling paired with modern Asian tapas and global delights is a must-taste. Make sure to time your next visit during their “Dragon Hour” with a $3-$7 Bites Menu and their special Marlee’s Green Tea for $5.

Soho Bay
520 West Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: This U.S. branch of a Brazilian chain that serves up modern Japanese fare is located within a swanky bayfront space with a patio featuring some of the best views around.

P&B Restaurant
101 Ocean Dr.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: This South Beach newcomer doesn’t stand for Peanut Butter & Jelly, it stands for Plethore Et Baltazhar and it hails from Lyon, France. It’s truly a new concept in gastronomy and laid-back sophistication.