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  • El Rincon Asturiano
    For a tasty Spanish supper, head over to El Rincon Asturiano. Diners who avoid fat need to be careful, though, because El Rincon Asturiano's menu does not offer low-fat options. Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at El Rincon Asturiano. Patio tables and chairs are ready for El Rincon Asturiano diners who prefer their meals al fresco. Long guest list? Not a problem at El Rincon Asturiano, where big parties will find plenty of room to spread out in comfort. Reservations are available, so give the restaurant a call before you head over for the fastest seating. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your grub to go. Hosting a swanky shindig? Call up El Rincon Asturiano for their catering services. null Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it's the dinner menu that really draws the crowds.
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    225 SW 17th Ave
    Miami, FL US
  • La Loggia Restaurant
    Owners Horacio Oliveria and Jennifer Porciello painstakingly plan every detail of their restaurant's decor, including the frescoes and dramatic arches, and their menu to give guests the impression that they've stumbled into a little corner of Italy. As musicians tap their feet on the hand-cut mosaic floors, servers float from table to table, delivering authentic Italian meals and housemade desserts.
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    68 W Flagler St
    Miami, FL US
  • Wine by the Bay
    With an airy, open interior filled with cool concrete decor and contemporary paintings, Wine by the Bay might remind visitors of an art gallery. However, instead of artwork, approximately 400 different wines are the featured attractions. Although the selection emphasizes Old World-style bottles from France and Italy in particular, it incorporates representative examples from winemaking regions across the world. Owner Stefano Campanini and his team specialize in finding little-known gems and small-production, boutique wines, regardless of geography. This curatorial dedication hasn't gone unnoticed. Miami New Times named Wine by the Bay 2013's Best Wine Store and, in 2012, Details Magazine called it one of the five best new wine stores in the nation. Perusing the store alone is always an option. However, Wine by the Bay's true strength is helping customers understand a new wine before tasting it. Each week, the staff samples as many as 150 new wines, but only a select few earn spots in the store. Keeping the selection limited means every team member possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of every bottle. The professionals prefer to share this knowledge by describing bottles with vivid, succinct characterizations instead of parroted blend percentages and tasting notes. By hosting classes, regular tastings, and in-store events, Wine by the Bay furthers its mission of broadening horizons and helping customers engage with newly discovered wines.
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    888 Biscayne Blvd, Ste 112
    Miami, FL US
  • Bin No. 18
    The breadth of the Atlantic Ocean doesn't impact the reach of Alfredo Patino. As the chef and owner of Bin No. 18, the Miami-based chef draws inspiration from the casual cuisine of European bistros while using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and contemporary technique to lend a bit of New World flair to the ever-changing menus. French, Italian, and Latin American flavors appear throughout Chef Patino's cuisine, adding a global scope to the regionally rooted dishes. Shareable platters of imported European cheeses and cured meats are served alongside Latin staples, including octopus salad, as well as classic Italian entrees made with homemade pastas. But recreating time-honored classics isn't the only thing that Chef Patino does. He also demonstrates a willingness to experiment by fusing New and Old World influences. This culinary whimsy is evident in the kitchen's modern interpretation of a Cuban sandwich—complete with slow-roasted pork, brie, and fig sauce—which earned a spot on Food & Wine magazine's list of the Best Sandwiches in the U.S. And much like the European bistros that originally inspired Chef Patino, Bin No. 18 features an extensive wine list. Like his menu, the wine list takes a global approach by including bottles from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Greece, and Austria, as well as Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Washington State, California, and Oregon. This variety of options ensures that numerous pairing options are available for diners looking to enjoy a glass with their meal or collection of small plates. CBS Miami was also impressed by the selection, placing Bin No. 18 on its 2011 list of the Best Wine Bars In South Florida. The Old World inspiration shines through a bit more clearly in the restaurant's décor, which skews more toward a rustic, yet refined ambiance as opposed to a nouveau vibe. Wooden wine barrels sit beside tables with avocado-green chairs, occasionally doubling as small side tables. At the same time, the collection of crystal chandeliers dangling from the ceiling adds a bit of classical elegance to the space.
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    1800 Biscayne Blvd Ste 107
    Miami, FL US
  • Bunbury
    Bunbury is a restaurant, a bar, a wine shop, and?when the seasons warm the fairy light-crossed patio?a music venue with an outdoor stage. You'd think it'd be tough to match one aesthetic so many jobs, but the rustic interior pulls it off. Inside, there are chalkboards, collected corks, and candles that flicker with gourmet, freshly harvested flames. All of this, however, is merely setting the mood for Bunbury's main attraction: the food. The menu centers around several varieties of empanadas and expertly muddled mojitos and Malbec juleps. Other dishes include the lightly fried meat filets known as milanesas, and burratas, which are cream-filled dollops of homemade mozzarella.
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    2200 NE 2nd Ave.
    Miami, FL US
  • 8 1/2 Caffe & Bottega
    To celebrate Italy's artisan culture, Patrizia Bagnolini and Roberto Calanchi opened 8 1/2 Caffe & Bottega?one part cafe, one part art gallery, and one part fashion boutique. As visitors sip a caff? macchiato or glass of spumante and nibble on cannelloni or pizza, they can kick back amid unique furniture and admire local art. To complete the scene, the proprietors play evocative music that transports shoppers as they peruse the selection of imported Italian cheeses or jewelry crafted by local designers.
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    1717 N Bayshore Dr.
    Miami, FL US
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