Don’t miss the Miami Design District where you will find many galleries and stores for lovers of art and design. It is located in the area bounded by NW 36th to NW 42nd and between NE 2nd Ave and N. Miami Ave. You will also find some great restaurants and boutiques from Fendi to Jonathan Adler. Don’t miss the new Hermes store at 163 E. 39th with its stunning architecture.
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, 130 N.E. 40th St.: Thanks to Anthony Bourdain, formerly of the Travel Channel and now with CNN, I found this great restaurant in the Design District for lunch. They have an attractive indoor dining room and nice outdoor seating as well. Make sure to add this to your must-do list!
Other dining options include:
Crumb on Parchment: A local friend loves this bakery/cafe located in the heart of the Design District in the Melin Building. It is owned by James Beard Award Winning Chef, Michelle Bernstein. 3930 NE 2nd Ave.
Cypress Tavern, at 3620 NE 2nd Ave., is known for its cocktails and classic brasserie fare for dinner and weekend brunch. The chef is James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz
Harry’s Pizzeria is a fun option at 3918 N. Miami Ave. according to locals.
Don’t miss the new Lauduree at 4025 NE 2nd Ave., a branch of the famed Paris patisserie, for a macaron, coffee or salad.