Social Eyes: Summer on the Way?

Who Wore What to Where by Elysze Held

In Miami, how can we tell if summer is here? The party has moved inside… and the events and parties dwindle down to the tens instead of hundreds. But stylist Elysze Held was still out and about detailing the vast range of style in Miami.

Perez Art Museum hosted the launch of Miami’s own food impresario Lee Brian Schrager’s Fried & True cookbook; Chapman Partnership’s annual Take a Walk in her Shoes Luncheon at The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne; The Mourning Family Foundation/HoneyShine Annual Hats Off Luncheon; and an excursion to New York and the Capital Opening of the Anna Wintour Costume Institute (and Iris/Carl Apfel Gallery) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Pictured: Sandrine Klock in Louis Vuitton dress, Givenchy bag and Valentino shoes

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SOCIAL Manny: Episode 151

This week, Manny Hernandez covered Jorge Plasencia’s 40th birthday celebration at Gary Nader Fine Arts Gallery in Wynwood featuring Ana and Mily Fresen, Julian and Maria Asion, Maria Elena Salinas, Laurie Jennings, Nicole Valls, Wendy Grant, Luly Valls, Mike and Maggie Rodriguez, Carlos Navarro, Anna del Rio Chong and Andres Asion; a reception in honor of Cuban artist Carlos Garcia de la Nuez at Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach featuring Jorge Alvarez, Jimenna Guijarro, Raul Guijarro, Ari Kempler, Peter and Erin Yanowich, Iran Issa Khan, Ali Mahallati, Cathy Leff, Kathryn Mikesell, Amanda Sanfilippo, Susanne Birbragher, Carlos Garcia de la Nuez, Nathalie Doucet, Sofia Casarin, Maria Elena Guijarro, Andrea Aguera; and the Morrissey concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center.

Pictured: At Jorge Plasencia’s 40th birthday celebration, Jorge Plasencia and Andres Asion

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Foodie Find: The Forge’s English Pea Ravioli

The Forge reigns supreme as Miami’s most decadent steakhouse but now, with a menu remake from executive chef Christopher Lee, the place is also serving selections that are succulent, satisfying and suitable for vegetarians. Sure, taking center stage is the 40-ounce dry aged prime tomahawk chop and the bone in dry aged porterhouse. And you can’t miss the seared foie gras with glazed doughnut and citrus. But a standout starter is the English Pea Ravioli with a sweet onion nage that’s foamed, making the sauce light but definitely not lacking (pictured).

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