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About Terry Zarikian

Terry Zarikian is a connoisseur of good food and wine with unparalleled experience and vision in the culinary sphere. His early beginnings at the award winning L’Alouette Restaurant in Bal Harbour served as a stepping stone to the luxurious Grand Bay Hotel and its legendary Regine’s, the international disco and private club atop the hotel, where he directed the food and beverage operations in the 80s and 90s. Entering the new millennium, his culinary PR agency, Shapiro & Zarikian joined forces with Jeffrey Chodorow’s China Grill Management.

Zarikian is most recognized for his strong hand in the development of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival under Festival Director and Founder, Lee Brian Schrager. Today Zarikian is the festival’s Culinary Advisor and liaises with some of the most renowned chefs in the world.

Since 1988 Terry has been the Food Editor of Selecta Magazine, a national Latin lifestyle publication; he is also the Culinary Content Director for azureazure.com, an online publication dedicated to all things luxury, as well as contributor to American Airlines’ Celebrated Living magazine and SocialMiami.com. The focus of his writing is travel, restaurants, food and wine.

Additionally, Zarikian is the Director of New Business and Development at Rockaway PR, Marketing & Events, a culinary agency with offices in Orlando and Miami.

Enjoy some recent published articles written by Terry: 5 Best Star Restaurants; 5 Best City Hotels; and 5 Best Classic Restaurants.

Terry Zarikian's Content:

Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (11/21/2017)

Enjoy Terry Zarikian's weekly account of some of the newest restaurants in South Florida, along with many of his all-time favorites.

This week Terry dines at Figata, Christy's, Tanuki and a return visit to Michael Solomonov's Dizengoff, to enjoy the first Shabbat dinner served at this location.
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (11/14/2017)

Enjoy Terry Zarikian's weekly account of some of the newest restaurants in South Florida, along with many of his all-time favorites.

This week Terry dines at Food@Science at the new Frost Science Museum, ZUMA, DIZENGOFF Miami and Habitat.
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (11/3/2017)

Enjoy Terry Zarikian's weekly account of some of the newest restaurants in South Florida, along with many of his all-time favorites.

This week Terry dines at Brad Kilgore's Alter and Norman Van Aken's latest Miami offering, Three.
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (10/28/2017)

Enjoy Terry Zarikian's weekly account of some of the newest restaurants in South Florida, along with many of his all-time favorites.

This week Terry dines at La Centrale, Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz, and Mina's Mediterraneo.
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (10/17/2017)

Terry's column this week provides a glimpse of some of his favorite New York restaurants, including Olmsted, ZZ's Clam Bar and Red Farm. His trip to New York was to attend Lee Shrager's 2017 Food Network and Cooking Chanel NYCWFF (New York City Wine & Food Festival) so enjoy Terry's "Snap Bites" from the Festival too!
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (10/10/2017)

Enjoy Terry's eating escapades at the newest restaurants along with some of his all-time favorites. He shares the best of lunches and dinners weekly.

This week Terry dines at Ofa Restaurant, Stiltsville Fish Bar, and Stubborn Seed
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (10/3/2017)

Enjoy Terry's eating escapades at the newest restaurants along with some of his all-time favorites. He shares the best of lunches and dinners weekly.

This week's column features dishes from The Forge, 1111 Peruvian Bistro, Tanuki, Dragonfly Izakaya & Fish Market, Cantina La Veinte, ZEST Cuisine of the Sun by Chef Cindy Hutson, and Ariete.
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (9/22/2017)

My week started on a bright note with an invitation from my friend Tatyana Silva to join her at Forte Dei Marmi, the restaurant she meticulously created almost a year ago with two Michelin Stars-chef Antonio Mellino and his son Raffaele, who is permanently in Miami creating the most amazing dishes in town...

Also featuring excursions to La Mar by Gaston Acurio and Ghee Indian Kitchen
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (9/15/2017)

Enjoy Terry's eating escapades at the newest restaurants along with some of his all-time favorites. He shares the best of lunches and dinners weekly.

Venturing out, he discovered some new places, "like the wonderful Alloy Bistro Gourmet, and the undiscovered Miranda Cusine & Bar, at the EB Hotel close to Miami International Airport"...
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Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian (9/1/2017)

Enjoy Terry's eating escapades at the newest restaurants along with some of his all-time favorites. He shares the best of lunches and dinners weekly.

For his inaugural edition he visited Tanuki on South Beach, Plant-Miami at Sacred Space in Wynwood, Tacology at Brickell City Centre, and Zucca at Hotel St. Michel in Coral Gables.
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