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Feb 5, 2011 07:56 PM

Looking for Miami creative cuisine with fresh local ingredients

We're going to Miami Beach for a special birthday and need help to find restaurants who use high quality fresh local ingredients creatively. Several years ago on a visit, we liked Michael's Genuine Food and Drink and Michy's. Any suggestions? Any new places to try?

6927 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33138

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  1. nyperr>

    Michael's and Michy's are not on Miami Beach. Perhaps the new kid on the block you might like is Sustain. In the vicinity, I also like Mandolin... reserve on the patio. Fun and funky - Red Light Little River.


    Red Light
    7700 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138

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    1. re: advisor_Girl

      Thank you Advisor Girl, and yes, I forgot that Michael's and Michy's are not on Miami Beach which is where we will be staying. Maybe one of the 3 nites we'll go into Miami to try one of your ideas but we'd also like some places closer.

      Another question - I went to Fratelli Lyon several years ago and liked it but have been reading some not so great reviews. Any opinion?

      Any good suggestions for Miami Beach? Also, what is the best place for the birthday dinner?

      6927 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33138

      Fratelli Lyon
      4141 NE 2nd Ave. #101A, Miami, FL 33137