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Miami Restaurant Openings: 10 New Places You Might Have Missed

From a speakeasy-style omakase to the city’s first all-natural wine bar.

Jia

Jia | Photo by Seth Browarnik

Jia | Photo by Seth Browarnik

Miami’s ever-evolving food scene is tough to keep up with, especially during a year when no one knew if our beloved hospitality industry would even survive. Fortunately, it’s not only survived, but thrived, with new openings popping up on the regular from lauded local names and ambitious imports determined to make their mark on the Magic City alike. And no neighborhood is immune to this influx, from the sleepy town of Miami Lakes to the hot shores

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Seeing Red | Restaurant Reviews | Salt Lake City

ALEX SPRINGER

It’s probably appropriate to confess that I didn’t have Red Maple (2882 W. 4700 South, 801-747-2888, redmaplechinese.com) on my radar until all you lovely City Weekly readers gave it your “Best Chinese Food” stamp of approval during last year’s Best of Utah. As a longtime fan of our local Asian food scene, I felt a bit chagrined that paying a visit to this West Valley favorite wasn’t higher on my priority list. That said, I’m happy to say that I have seen the glory that is Red Maple, and am happy to be counted among those of you who

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5 restaurant picks and your excuse to eat discounted gourmet meals

Let’s call Miami Spice what it is: an unconquerable beast of a countywide feast.

It’s impossible, say, for an adventurous epicure to take part in all 141 restaurants (and growing) offered by the summerlong promotion running Aug. 1-Sept. 30, even if they visited two eateries every day.

So Miami Spice eaters will have to settle for their favorite deals, which abound – if you know where to look. Miami Spice will dish three-course prix-fixe menus at $28 for lunch and brunch (up from $25 last year) and $42 for dinner (up from $39 last year), which doesn’t include tax, tip

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Jia Chinese Restaurant and Lounge Opens South of Fifth in Miami Beach

click to enlarge A rendering of Jia, the upscale Chinese-American restaurant and dinner club opening in Miami's South of Fifth neighborhood. - PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHNNIE WALKERUSBS

A rendering of Jia, the upscale Chinese-American restaurant and dinner club opening in Miami’s South of Fifth neighborhood.

Photo courtesy of Johnnie WalkerUSBS

Jia, a modern Chinese-American dinner club with a private lounge, has opened in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood.

The restaurant is a collaboration between Ken Ray and Jason Cloth. For the past several years, Ray has focused on the food tech sector, launching À la Carte Delivery, which markets more than a dozen Miami ghost kitchens. Cloth is director of Bron Media Corp. and founder/managing

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