terry zarikian

SocialMiami contributor

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:

  • Miami’s Best Father’s Day Brunches

    Zuma Established as a new Miami classic, it never misses a beat. From their easily accessible location in the heart of downtown, it’s been one…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    My week began keeping away from rich foods and desserts. . . That was on Monday, when Mikey and I dined at Tanuki, a pan-Asian…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    With the exception of an early summer trip to New York and London (I might share some of my most memorable dishes from my trip…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    In October, Miami Spice continues... Without a doubt the most regal dining room in Miami is The Forge, and owner Shareef Malnik knows how to…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    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. Ofa…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    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…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    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…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    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…
  • Finding, Without Looking, the Best Fried Chicken!

    Yes, I embarked on the Amtrak SILVERSTAR Train 92 from Miami to Tampa, for a 24-hour visit to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino…
  • Culinary Highlights from Terry Zarikian

    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…