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Michael's kitchen closed sunny Isles?

chefLa Apr 11, 2008 12:25 PM

Anybody see an article somewhere about this?

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    hungryinmiami Jun 9, 2008 07:06 AM

    Just heard Kitchen 305 has opened in old Michael's Kitchen's spot. Anyone heard anything about it?

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    1. re: hungryinmiami
      jmdhsmiami Jun 9, 2008 05:05 PM

      apparently the menu copies many things from Michael's Kitchen. such as the spicy tuna martini.

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        The Chowfather AKA sobe Jun 9, 2008 06:16 PM

        At Sunny Isles Beach's retro Newport Beach Resort, chef Michael Blum has left the building---along with his brief-lived restaurant Michael's Kitchen... or, at least, with the eatery's name. Re-named Kitchen 305, the space immediately re-opened under the direction of new executive chef Kelly Sheehan, former chef de cuisine at brief-lived Johnny V South Beach.

    2. Frodnesor Apr 11, 2008 01:46 PM

      Don't see an article but there was this post from one of its fans saying that Michael Blum was no longer running the restaurant but was in charge of food and catering for the hotel.


      There have recently been a number of articles about the city of Hollywood coming after the restaurant for $100K+ in inducements paid by the city when he opened up in Hollywood (and closed down after 2 years last year), e.g. ->

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        The Chowfather AKA sobe Apr 11, 2008 01:52 PM



        1. re: The Chowfather AKA sobe
          jmdhsmiami Apr 11, 2008 06:46 PM

          sigh : (

          1. re: The Chowfather AKA sobe
            Frodnesor Apr 19, 2008 01:45 PM

            Reported in Miami Herald as well

            Query - If Michael Blum is no longer in charge of the kitchen at "Michael's Kitchen", who is? (did they find another Michael? Maybe Michael Bloise, who just left Wish?)

            1. re: Frodnesor
              The Chowfather AKA sobe Apr 19, 2008 01:52 PM

              The restaurant will remain open, operating under the name 'Kitchen 305,' with Kelly Sheehan at the helm.

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