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 Bartender Competition Mixes It Up In Miami

British-based beverage titan Diageo held a Miami-style soiree this summer, a cruise line bartender competition in which the contestants prepared a selection of traditional and cutting- edge cocktails.

At the Diageo 396 bar – tucked away in the company’s Coral Gables location – three bartenders crafted aperitif and after-dinner cocktails featuring the company’s standout spirits including Bullet Bourbon and Tangueray Gin.

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 Shanea Savours: Le Zoo by Stephen Starr

Le Zoo restaurant by Stephen Starr is a French Brasserie with Mediterranean style dishes, with about 200 seats including indoors and outside patio. They offer classic bistro fare, such as, good, crusty French bread, French onion soup, steak tartare, steak and frites, chicken paillard, moules and frites, warm shrimp salad, cheese plates, and a good selection of charcuterie. There is also a nice seafood selection, such as crab, lobster, shrimps, oysters and stone crabs.

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 Pipeline Doral Inaugural Start-Up Series

Pipeline Doral hosted the inaugural “Start Up Series”. The series, organized by RightSyde Media, is meant to help promote local business growth and raise Miami’s profile as an incubator for talent. At the event, five start-ups pitched their business ideas to a panel of seasoned judges and a live audience of 160+.

Pictured: Emily Perilli, Frank Gaviria, Victor Velazquez, Sean Consentino and Bela Siqueira

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 Shanea Savors: Sugarfina

Aventura Mall in Miami keeps getting better and better. Now a new shop has opened on the lower level called Sugarfina. This is Florida’s first Sugarfina shop which now joins their 16 other retail locations. Sugarfina is a luxury candy boutique for grown-ups, featuring 150 plus gourmet sweets from small artisan candy makers from around the world. It was named the best candy shop by Food and Wine.

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 Foodie Find: Blue Matisse Restaurant

Fresh, Peruvian-inspired specialties are a feast for the eyes – as well as your taste buds - at Blue Matisse Restaurant in the InterContinental at Doral Miami. Offered Monday through Friday for lunch, the small-plate delicacies, featuring daily ceviche specials, are drawing a dedicated audience of those who live and work in the City of Doral.

Peruvian-born Yoel Salini, the InterContinental Doral Miami’s Food & Beverage Manager, is responsible for the the success of Blue Matisse Restaurant’s reinvented luncheon buffet...

Pictured: Peruvian Japanese Nikkei Tuna Causa

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