Bazi: Miami Beach’s newest dining destination featuring the unforgettably bold cuisine of Chef Michael Pirolo, will be offering a one-night-onlyNew Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner menu along with bubbly specials from 9:30-11PM, following regular dinner service. Guests will be able to enjoy live music while toasting to the New Year with champagne specials by the bottle including Perrier Jouet NV Brut ($90), Henri Giraud Esprit De Giraud Rose ($125), Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Francois 1999 ($200) and Perrier Jouet Belle Epouque 2012($250). Priced at $120 per person and including a champagne toast at midnight, guests can indulge in a four-course feast, as follows:


FIRST COURSE (served family style)

Tuna Tataki

Jicama, Creamy Wasabi

Steamed Buns

Short Rib, Pickled Cucumber

Edamame Dumplings

Sweet & Sour Shallots, Velvet Mushrooms, Pea Greens

SECOND COURSE (served family style)

Shrimp Lo Mein

Key West Shrimp, Shaoxing Wine, Snow Peas

Mushroom Noodle

Enoki Mushrooms, Black Truffles

THIRD COURSE (choice of)

Crispy Bazi Duck

Scallion Pancakes, Hoisin Sauce, Chili Oil

Pan Seared Grouper

Blue Crab, Sake & Ginger

Miso Marinated Grass Fed Ribeye

Maitake Mushrooms, Scallions


Assorted Desserts

Bazi is located at The Marlin Hotel, 1200 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. The restaurant is open for dinner nightly at 6PM; the bar is open nightly at 5PM. Telephone: (305) 695-0101; Website:


Macchialina: Inarguably one of Miami Beach’s most beloved restaurants, the rustic Italian eatery owned by Chef Michael Pirolo and partner/hospitality veteran Jen Chaefsky, will be offering several luxurious additions to their regular dinner menu to ring in the New Year. Known as a must-try for locals, visitors in the know and critics near and far, holiday menu highlights will include whole fish, osso bucco and a complimentary prosecco toast at midnight. The restaurant is located at 820 Alton Road on Miami Beach. Dinner is served nightly at 6PM. Telephone: (305) 534-2124; Website:


Meat Market: Lincoln Road’s sizzling hot steakhouse, invites locals and visitors alike to come celebrate the New Year in style with special holiday offerings. Diners can enjoy the sounds of live DJ entertainment and choose between three decadent packages featuring four-course dinner menus expertly crafted by Executive Chef Sean Brasel. New Year’s Eve packages include the Early Package – reservation time options between 6PM – 8PM, four-course dinner menu ($150 per person); Second Package – reservations available from 9PM – close, four-course dinner menu with a champagne toast and party favors at midnight to ring in the New Year ($250 per person); and Champagne Bar Package – bottomless champagne by the glass at the bar from 10PM – 1AM ($50 per person). Any additional food and beverage is not included, and a 20% gratuity will be added to all checks. The popular steakhouse’s sister location, Meat Market Palm Beach, will be serving the regular dinner menu throughout the evening. Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. For reservations, please call (305) 532-0088 or book online at Meat Market Palm Beach is located at 191 Bradley Place. For reservations, please call(561) 354-9800 or book online at


The Dutch: South Beach’s popular Americana-inspired dining destination will offer special menus for guests to enjoy as they celebrate both Christmas and New Year’s. On deck for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, guests are invited to a festive dinner, priced at $45, starting withroasted Muscovy duck and served with a side of pastilla, butternut squash, quinoa, turnips, and spiced jus; before indulging in a sweet treat, by Executive Pastry Chef Josh Gripper. Desserts include salted caramel custard with gingerbread cookie and caramelized citrus and molten chocolate cake with almond nougatine and candy cane ice cream, each priced at $12. Menu is available on Christmas Eve from 1PM – 9PMand Christmas Day from 6PM – 10PM. Also on offer is a special New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner menu with two seating options, Early Seating from 7PM – 7:45PM ($165 per person) and Late Seating from 8:30PM – 10:30PM ($250 per person); prices do not include tax and gratuity. Menu as follows:


Kusshi Oyster, Nasturtium, Red Grape, & Verjus

Beet Macaroon, Goat Cheese


Foie Gras & Duck Terrine

Brioche, Persimmon, Spiced Rum Gastric

Florida Stone Crab Claws

Dijon Aioli, Fresh Lemon


Sweet Corn Agnelloti, Perigord Truffles


Bone-in Manhattan Steak & Red Wine Short Rib,

Yukon Potato Roasted Chanterelles

Diver Scallops, Berkshire Pork Belly,

Squash, Mustard, & Cider Jus



Passionfruit & Dulce De Leche

Almond Crumble, Candied Kumquat, Coconut Sorbet

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry

Vanilla Crème Fraiche, Brioche Ice Cream


The Dutch is located inside W South Beach Hotel & Residences, 2201 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (305) 938-3111 or booking online at


3030 Ocean: One of Fort Lauderdale’s most elegant oceanfront restaurants, 3030 Ocean, will offer a special Christmas Day menu. Priced at$50 per person (excluding beverages, tax, and gratuity), the prix-fixe three-course meal will begin with creamy wild mushroom soup, followed by Executive Chef Adrienne Grenier’s slow cooked prime rib, complete with celery root and potato gratin, honey glazed Swank Farms baby carrots & snap beans, and red wine jus. For dessert, Grenier will serve cranberry-orange cake topped with eggnog ice cream.Diners can also enjoy wine pairings with their Christmas dinner for an additional $20 per person, featuring a Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé,Pinot Noir and a late harvest Mád Cuvée. An à la carte menu will also be available as well as the regular dinner menu. 3030 Ocean is located inside the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at 3030 Holiday Drive in Fort Lauderdale. For reservations, please call (954) 765-3030;


Quattro Gastronomia Italiana: Miami Beach’s go-to dining destination for authentic Northern Italian cuisine, Quattro Gastronomia Italiana, will offer its signature white truffle menu to guests looking to dine this Christmas and New Year’s holiday, in addition to the regular lunch and dinner menus. Diners can enjoy seasonal flavors of Quattro’s truffle-infused dishes which include antipasti choices like Fonduta Tartufata Con Crostini Di Foccacia – Fontina Cheese Fondue with Truffle & Fried Quail Egg and House Made Focaccia ($45); and Tartare Di Filetto All’albese Con Tartufo – Tartar of Fillet Mignon with Truffle and Baby Artichoke Parmesan Salad ($45). Main entrée options include Tagliolini Al Tartufo Bianco – Fresh Tagliolini with Italian Truffle Butter Sauce ($85); Risotto Con Fanduta Di Burrata Tartufata – Carnaroli Risotto with a Fondue of Burrata Cheese and Fresh Truffle ($85); Tagliata Di Filetto Con Porcini E Tartufo Bianco – Grilled Fillet Mignon Sliced with Truffle Porcini Mushroom Sauce and Roasted Potatoes ($95); and Scaloppine Di Vitello Tartufate – Veal Scaloppine with Truffle Butter Sauce and Truffle Fries ($95). Quattro is located at 1014 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. Regular menu will also be available. For reservations, please call (305) 531-4833 or book online at


Kuro: The newly opened Japanese craft kitchen located inside the AAA Four Diamond-rated Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood,Kuro will be serving up a one-night-only preset menu, for guests looking to countdown to the New Year in style. Reservations will be available on December 31st from 5:30PM – 11PM, and diners can enjoy music by DJ Romina as they feast on seven-courses, expertly crafted by Executive Chef Alex Becker and Executive Sushi Chef Shuji Hiyakawa. The multi-course menu is priced at $180 per person and will be served family style. Menu follows:

Seafood Platter

King Crab, Oysters, Toro, Hamachi Wasabi-Soy, Ginger Salsa, Kombu Mignonette

Soba Salad

Marinated Hijiki, Arugula, Ikura, Cucumber, Kuro Dressing

Lobster Tempura

Creamy Avocado, Baby Greens, Ginger-Garlic Ponzu

Roasted Grouper

Osetra Caviar, Asparagus, Lotus Root, Kimizu Sauce

Charcoal Grilled Japanese Wagyu

White Truffles, Kobocha Sweet Potato, Yakitori

Kuro Sushi Combo

Tuna, Hamachi, Salmon, Kanpachi, Kuro Special Roll

Chestnut Cake

Honey Meringue, Chestnut Mousse, Kuro Jelly

The restaurant will also offer its regular menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Kuro is located at One Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida. Telephone: (954) 585-5333;


BLT Prime: On Christmas Day, BLT Prime Miami, the acclaimed New American steakhouse in Doral, will offer a special Christmas Blackboard menu with a range of seasonal options which guests can order a la carte or as a three-course prix fixe meal. Including one appetizer, main course, side, and dessert, the prix fixe menu, created by chef de cuisine Dustin Ward, is priced at $65 per person and supplemental charges may apply. The complete Christmas Blackboard menu follows:


Chestnut Veloute

Candied Chestnuts, Golden Raisins, Parsley Oil


Venison Carpaccio

Pickled Mushrooms, Sourdough Crisp, Tarragon Pesto



Pine Nut Crusted Striped Bass

Salsify Puree, Baby Turnips, Truffle Beurre Blanc


Roasted Delmonico

Bone Marrow Custard, Smoked Sea Salt



Heirloom Carrots

Sunchokes, Saffron Butter


Candied Sweet Potatoes

Cranberries, Walnuts



Buche De Noel

Eggnog Ice Cream, Creme Anglaise, Pistachio Moss


Peppermint Cheesecake

Ginger Ice Cream, Raspberry Coulis



BLT Prime is located at Trump National Doral Miami, 4400 NW 87th Avenue.  For more information and/or reservations, please call (305) 591-6066.

Apeiro Kitchen & Bar: Created by culinary rising star chef/co-owner David Blonsky and iconic South Florida restauranteur Burt Rapoport,Apeiro Kitchen & Bar is a progressive Mediterranean concept with locations in Miami and Delray Beach. To celebrate the holiday season,Apeiro Kitchen & Bar Miami will offer a preset holiday four-course menu priced at $45 per person, on Christmas Eve. The holiday menu follows:



Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Crispy leek, olive oil

FIRST COURSE (choice of)

Tuna & Hamachi Escabeche

pickled onion, blood orange, avocado, crispy garlic

Spaghetti Nero

Jumbo lump crab, red chili, lemon, charred grape tomato

SECOND COURSE (choice of)

Chanterelle Risotto

Parmesan broth, duck confit

Adobo Spice Duroc Pork Loin

Pomegranate, sweet potato croquetas, jamon jus


Pineapple Upside-Down Flan Cake

Strawberry, coconut chip

The original Mediterranean-inspired dining destination, Apeiro Kitchen & Bar Delray Beach, will also offer a special a la carte menu on New Year’s Eve along with half-priced drink specials throughout the evening at the bar with any entrée purchase. Guests can also enjoy the regular dinner menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as the restaurant’s popular brunch menu on New Year’s Day. Apeiro Delray Beach is located at 14917 Lyons Road in Delray Beach, Florida. Telephone: (561) 501-4443. Apeiro Miami is located at 3252 NE 1st Avenue, Suite. 101 in The Shops of Midtown Miami. Telephone: (786) 800-5389.


Burlock Coast: Fort Lauderdale’s newest oceanfront restaurant will be celebrating this holiday season with special menus on Christmas Dayand New Year’s Eve. Open Christmas Day from 12PM – 9PM Burlock Coast will be offering a Christmas prix-fixe menu for $65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, along with a $30 bottomless drink special. Diners can choose four main dishes, two sides and one dessert item. In addition, the a la carte raw bar and charcuterie will be available. The regular kids menu will also be available. Menu below:



Choose Four

Stone Crab

Tomato Tartare, Watercress, Citrus, Fennel


Avocado, Black Bean, Chili, “Carnitas”


Pecorino, Phyllo Crisp, Anchovy Vinaigrette


Black Mission Fig, Sans Andres, Asparagus, Zak’s Baguette

Chilled Scallops

Pomegranate, Citrus, Radish, Champagne Gel, Pickles

Sunray Venus Clams

Herb Butter, Pancetta, Zak’s Sour Dough


Heirloom Tomato, Kale, Citrus Oil


Avocado Oil Poached, Chorizo, Potatoes, Chili, Lemon

Lobster Pasta

Pappardelle, Tomato, Spinach, Asparagus, Bisque


Cauliflower, Beets, Malbec

Seleys Arc Rabbit

Carrots, Braised Greens, Bacon, Pole Beans, Cabernet

Anderson Ranch Braised Lamb

Cranberry Beans, Boar Sausage, Duck Cracklins’

Lake Meadow Duck

Farro, Chestnuts, Huckleberries, Pinot Noir


Choose Two

Bacon Braised Collards

Spicy Bok Choy Scarlet Turnips

Yukon Puree

Squash Blossoms

Herb Foccacia



Choose One

Dark Rum Cherry Yule Log

Vanilla Anglaise, Pistachio Gelato 

White Wine Poached Pear Tart

Almond Crunch, Gingerbread Spice Ice Cream

On New Year’s Eve Burlock Coast will be offering a Farmers Feast Tasting Menu from 5PM – 10PM for $125 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, and includes a champagne toast; this offering includes access to the after party in the Astor Lounge. The regular kids menu will also be available. Menu below:


FIRST COURSE (choice of)

Iberico Jamon

Black Mission Fig, Sans Andres, Asparagus, Zak’s Baguette

Striped Marlin Carpaccio

Radish, Fennel, Pomegranate, Citrus, Watercress

Crispy Squash

Fennel Soubise, Rainbow Chard. Confit Squash, Honey

SECOND COURSE (choice of)

Lobster Ravioli

Quail Egg, Morel, Beurre Rouge, Alba Truffle


Parsnip, Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts, Brown Butter 


Market Vegetables, Heirloom Tomatoes, Fine Herb Pitsu

THIRD COURSE (choice of)

Sea Bass

Lobster, Rice Grits, Farm Vegetables, Sorrel, Lemon oil


Mote Marine Caviar, Asparagus, Black Trumpets, Champagne

Foie Gras

Walnut Bread Pudding, Market Jam, Torchon, Port

FOURTH COURSE (choice of)

Anderson Ranch Lamb

Perigord Truffle, Soubise, Turnips and Greens, Chocolate

Broken Arrow Venison

Pumpkin Gnocchi, Kale, Apples, Rosemary, Brandy

Palmetto Creek Pork Belly

Black Eyed Peas, Ham Hock, Malbec, Cherry Smoke

FIFTH COURSE (choice of)

Warm Lava Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote, Sparkling Sorbet

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Bliss Vanilla Bean Gelato, Sea Salt Honeycomb


Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. The marketplace is open daily from 6AM – 6PM. The bar is open daily from 11AM – 1AM. Breakfast is served Monday – Friday from 7AM – 11AM; Saturday and Sunday from7AM till Noon. Lunch is served daily from 11:30AM – 4PM. Dinner is served Monday – Friday from 5PM – 10PM; Saturday and Sunday from5PM – 11PM. Telephone: (954) 302-6460;


Thompson Miami Beach: Just in time for the holidays, guests can celebrate Christmas at TALDE Miami Beach, Chef/Restaurateur Dale Talde’s newest culinary venture located within the glamorous Thompson Miami Beach Hotel. Known for its inventive yet approachable Asian-American fare, diners are invited to treat themselves to a delicious $75 (excluding tax and service charge) holiday special on Christmas Eveand Christmas Day. Guests will start off their meal with Sweet Potato Samosas topped with Bourbon Apple Butter, before indulging in a noodle course of Roast Chicken Ramen. For the entrée, diners will enjoy a Smoked Duck Breast with Plum Chutney, Honeyed Sesame and Orange-Sugar Foie Gras; and end the meal on a sweet note with Micky D’s Apple Pie.


Also on offer at TALDE Miami Beach, is a special Hanukkah menu to celebrate the eight-day holiday. Chef/Restaurateur Dale Talde will incorporate his flair for Asian-American cuisine with creative twists on traditional dishes such as Chicken Matzoh Ball Ramen with wood ear mushroom, garlic oil, bamboo shoots and dill-egg noodles ($18); and Latkes Okonomiyaki Style with unagi, kewpie mayo, bonito, scallions, Sriracha and kizami ($13).


Also found within the Thompson is Seagrape, featuring unique Florida-inspired fare in a chic, retro dining room space. The restaurant will be offering a special prix-fixe, family style dinner for $75 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) on December 25th, to celebrate Christmas. The three-course delectable holiday menu follows:


FIRST COURSE (choice of)


Roasted Rosemary Nuts

Sea Salt

Chef Michelle’s Chestnut Soup

Grated Foie Gras Torchon

Endive Salad

Humboldt Fog Cheese, Pomegranate, Florida Citrus Vinaigrette

ENTREES (served family style)

Honey Baked Ham

Whole Roasted Florida Snapper

Ribeye Roast

SIDES (served family style)

Salt Crusted Fingerling Potatoes

Horse Radish Crème Fraiche

Creamed Spinach

Herbed Panko

Winter Yams

Mishmish Blend N.33

Braised Forest Mushrooms

Homemade Focaccia

Black Olive & Sea salt

DESSERTS (choice of)

Selection of Sugar Cookies

Chef’s Homemade Pies and Cakes

Eggnog & Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes


Thompson Miami Beach is located at 4041 Collins Avenue. Valet available; locals who experience the property will be validated at a discounted rate of $5 per car. Telephone: (305) 397-8309;


Whole Foods Market: America’s healthiest grocery store is offering a plethora of to-go specials this holiday season, which customers canorder online or in-store. Offerings include a complete Hanukkah menu featuring appetizers, a la carte entrées and fresh from the butcher cuts by the pound; as well as a holiday menu perfect for any Christmas celebration, including appetizers & platters, hors d’oeuvres, dinner packages, bake shop specials and more. Hanukkah menu choices include Smoked Seafood Dip Platter – a trio of smoked salmon, smoked Mahi Mahi & smoked whitefish dips, served with crackers ($35); Beef Brisket with Red Wine Sauce ($14.99 LB); Latkes Platter – made in-house potato latkes, served with sour cream & applesauce ($25); Noodle Kugel ($11.99); and Fresh Kosher Turkey – available in 10-16 LBS & 16-20 LBS size ranges ($3.99 LB). Christmas choices range from hors d’oeuvres like Polenta Medallions – choice of prosciutto & brie, truffle mushroom or á la Toscana ($15 per dozen) and Mac & Cheese Fritters ($15 per dozen); to appetizers & platters including Stuffed Brie – cranberry walnut & fig, pear & herbs de Provence, and basil pesto & pine nut ($12-$25); to a Roasted Turkey Breast Meal for Four – roasted boneless turkey breast served with mashed potatoes, turkey pan gravy, traditional herb stuffing & cranberry orange relish ($69.99). Customers can also order a la carte offerings, including a variety of entrées, soups and sides, before ending their dinner on a sweet note with pies and cakes, like the Southern Sweetness Pecan Pie ($15); Apple Pie (no sugar added) ($6-$10); and Pumpkin Cheesecake ($20). Hanukkah orders must be placed no later than Saturday, December 12th. All items require a minimum of 48 hours to process. Christmas holiday orders can be placed from December 1st to December 29th. All cancellations must be made no less than 48 hours prior to pick-up time. Customers can visit for a complete holiday catering menu, or visit their local Whole Foods Market.