It’s been a little bit over a year since industry legend and local favorite, John Lermayer, passed away. He leaves behind a legacy of mentorship and education that continues to this day. During the celebration of his life last year in Miami Beach, local City of Miami Beach commissioners claimed June 21st, John Lermayer Day
Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards 2019 shortlists some of Miami’s best!
As we mentioned in the past, the Spirited Awards is one of the most prestigious awards in the hospitality industry. To be nominated is an honor. Nominees first get nominated by their fellow peers followed by a voting process that shortlists the nominees twice more. The shortlist of 10 was just released and Miami is
Chartreuse Day is this week & we’re celebrating “1605 Day” on May 16th in some of Miami’s best bars! #Chartreuse1605
This Thursday, May 16, is “1605 Day,” a day for international recognition within the hospitality world of Chartreuse, the legendary spirit from France that has been produced since the 1605 by the Carthusian monks. Bars throughout Miami will be participating. In particular, there are four “official” locations to taste Chartreuse in its purest form (on
Open call for Miami bartenders as Bombay Sapphire opens entries for 13th Most Imaginative Bartender Competition!
The 2019 Most Imaginative Bartender Competition (MIB) presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE will officially accept submissions now until June 30. Over the next three months, emerging bartenders from across North American can once again submit their most imaginative cocktail creations for the chance to compete amongst the nation’s top talents. Miami is no stranger to the MIB competition. Famed Cantinero,
The hospitality community mourns the loss of local favorite, Jason Ponte, with a celebration at Ricky’s.
Jason Ponte was a well-loved hospitality professional throughout South Florida. Many remember him for his humor, smile and hospitality at any establishment he worked at. Jason left us too soon but his spirit lives on as bartenders and hospitality professionals paid tribute through Facebook and other social media platforms. Colleagues have been reaching out to
Legendary Coral Gables happy hour spot, Tarpon Bend, to close its doors after 15 years on Sunday, February, 10th.
With a heartfelt post, Wayne Cameron Eldred, shared some unexpected and unwanted news. Tarpon Bend in Coral Gables will close its doors after 15 years. Tarpon Bend helped build Coral Gables into a happy hour mecca where thirsty folks flocked to Tarpon Bend for their famous happy hour which gave away drink chips you used
FINKA launches new menu as local patrons continue to explore the world of cocktails in Kendall!
FINKA Table & Tap is no stranger to pushing the envelope in the cocktail and culinary world. Chef Eileen Andrade took a chance at, what seems like, the edge of Miami. The move was a success and locals flock to FINKA for extraordinary food and cocktails. As local patrons tried fresh cocktails and bites, the
And now, without further ado, your 2018 Pineapple Award Winners are here!!!
We know you’ve been waiting for the results and here they are! We wanted to announce them in a special way and will continue to evolve the award process. We would like to congratulate all the nominees for an incredible year and, of course, making Miami a better place to drink. We would also like
Purdy Lounge offering FREE drinks for federal employees during government shutdown!
One of our legendary favorites does it again! Federal employees affected by the government shutdown can now enjoy a cocktail or two at Purdy Lounge in Sunset Harbor. Due to the government shutdown PURDY LOUNGE is stepping up and offering free drinks for federal government employees. Must show ID proof or their $0 pay stubs.
Swan brings glamour & cocktails to Miami’s Design District!
If you’re familiar with Miami then you know how LIV and Story transformed nightlife and the way we party in Miami. All that was the brainchild of Dave Grutman. He was even credited by Rolling Stone as one of the most important people in electronic music. Dave ventured into the food and beverage world with