Scene Feature Listings for 2020- Some of the hot spots located at South Beach and beyond.    Read Full Article


I personally like South Beach and it is one of my favorite suggested hot spots for 2020. If you are new to Miami, there is a lot to see and do. I have listed just a few of the hottest places at and around South Beach.  The Latin culture is strong in Miami and the vibe of the city is of that. 


Regina's Grocery at Urbanica Hotel (The Meridian) Regina’s Grocery to open its first Miami Beach location located inside Urbanica The Meridian Hotel. Migrating from the Lower East Side in NYC, this family business is home to classic Italian sandwiches.  The lovely Regina lends not only her name, but also her Italian cooking expertise to this vibrant new sandwich shop/Italian grocery. Running the business and design end of this partnership is Regina’s son, Roman Grandinetti, who brings an unexpected twist to the fledgling sandwich shop, a contemporary street edge. The Grandinettis are fulfilling their vision of a casually cool, go-to Italian spot from the LES neighborhood to South of Fifth. 

Orilla at Urbanica's Euclid Hotel  Orilla Restaurant is a South American Patagonian restaurant helmed by celebrated Chef Fernando Trocca and in partnership with restaurateur Martin Pittaluga (La Huella, Quinto La Huella). It will be located inside Urbanica Hotel’s newest location The Euclid Hotel (426 Euclid Ave, Miami Beach, FL). Orilla will offer a simple and affordable menu but well-executed cuisine featuring local products. It is slated to open in June and will be the first U.S. location to its sister restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mila Restaurant  Mila will be a rooftop restaurant located on Meridian Avenue at the newly rebuilt 800 Lincoln building. The restaurant will serve a mix of Japanese and Mediterranean cuisine helmed by Michelin-starred, celebrated chef Thierry Marx. The restaurant will boast 247 seats, with 150 seats indoors and 97 seats on a rooftop deck. The bar areas will have both indoors and outdoors options both of which will remain open until 2 AM on weekends.

Osaka Internationally acclaimed Nikkei restaurant Osaka marks its North American debut with its Miami location in Brickell. Helmed by Chefs Rogger Quispe and Juan Urrutia, Osaka is a multi-sensory and award winning experience that merges millenary Japanese techniques with the best Peruvian ?avors and ingredients. Founded by Diego Herrera and Diego De La Puente in Lima, Peru in 2001, the Osaka brand is a trailblazer in the movement of new Nikkei cuisine. Currently operating in South America with nine restaurants, it is setting trends and leading the hospitality market by aligning the healthy attributes of Japanese food with the growing recognition of Peruvian cuisine.

 MIDTOWN| WYNWOOD -Via Emilia Garden -Opening Date: June 2019 -Via Emilia Garden is Via Emilia 9’s sister restaurant and newest concept to open this June in Midtown Miami. Via Emilia Garden will give guests an indoor garden dining experience and may seat up to 100 guests for lunch and dinner. Similar to Via Emilia 9 in South Beach, Garden will include similar dishes such as the Basket from the Emilia Romagna- a charcuterie board that features prosciutto, mortadella, as well as pancetta and parmiagiano, which includes fried dough, prosciutto, mortadella, stracchino cheese, and marmalades. Via Emilia Garden will showcase collectible shoes presented by Slam Jam throughout the restaurant, which will be available for purchase. Located at 3500 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL it will be open daily from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. for both lunch and dinner. Via Emilia Garden is also available for catering and private events.

 g.l.o.w. -Opening Date: September 2019 -g.l.o.w. is pleased to announce its first ever super-food and super fro-yo store in the U.S. slated to open this summer in Wynwood, Miami. Based on the promise to deliver super-food, super fro-yo, and a super good cause, g.l.o.w. is designed to be a social enterprise where 100% of its profits will benefit Global G.L.O.W. (Girls Leading Our World)–a non-profit incubator and accelerator that operates free after-school programs to mentor girls to advocate for themselves and make their communities stronger in 27 countries.