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EllenR Dec 25, 2013 11:13 AM

Staying two nights at an airport hotel. Anything good near the airport or a 10 minute cab ride away. Price not an issue. Would love stone crabs.

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    LargeLife Dec 26, 2013 04:37 AM

    Frod is right.....And in 15 minutes you can be at Joe's Stone Crabs on South Beach if the traffic is right......Versailles for Cuban....Basilico for Italian.....Grazianos / Coral Gables for Argentinian fare.....Design District for Michael's Genuine......Southern Swine in Coral Gables for BBQ.....

    Many options.....Miami isn't a particularly big place.....a lot of choices within 10 to 20 minutes away......

    EMac
    Ft. Pierce, FL

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      jmeranus Jan 5, 2014 05:20 PM

      Just going through your great suggestions. I love the look of Michael's. I have more than one night. Can you think of a similar - fresh, eclectic - restaurant in the area? And do you have a favorite Peruvian restaurant?

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        LargeLife Jan 6, 2014 11:36 AM

        Doral Seafood.....NW 97th Ave and NW 41st Street.....Publix Shopping Center.....Outstanding Peruvian cuisine.....Green rice.....Fried fish chunks / onion & butter.......

        EXCELLENT!

        EMac
        Ft. Pierce, FL

    2. Frodnesor Dec 25, 2013 10:54 PM

      Here are a couple existing threads on the subject:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/924888#8463441
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7830...

      A 10 (maybe 15) minute cab ride will put you in range of Coral Gables in one direction and the Design District in another which present a number of options.

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        tpigeon Dec 26, 2013 08:06 AM

        I think we can safely add blackbrick to the midtown/dd list now...That place is really good.

        Btw- off topic- since I don't do twitter, the ones I would be looking at would be
        Brushstroke
        15 East
        Yasuda

        1. re: tpigeon
          Frodnesor Dec 28, 2013 08:27 AM

          Completely agree on BlackBrick - doing very good stuff.

          We've got to get you on twitter.

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