January 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings
|PB Steak, the fifth Pubbelly restaurant, opened in January.|
Some trends we've been noticing -- New York restaurateurs continue to open southernmost outposts. And why not? Having a restaurant in Miami is a darn good excuse to hop a jet for the weekend when the weather turns brisk in Manhattan. Restaurants expanding from the Big Apple to the Big Orange include Catch, Cipriani, Lure Fishbar, Dylan's Candy Bar, and Milk Burger.
We're also liking the surge in seafood, which makes absolute sense when the ocean is at your doorstep. We welcome Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market and the above mentioned Catch, and look forward to Lure Fishbar and Poor Man's Lobster.
January saw two casualties -- but maybe not forever. Hoops Sports Bar closed, but it is set to reopen in Coconut Grove soon, while Bernie Matz's The Meatball Joint shut down on South Beach...although Matz told Short Order he'd be open to trying the concept again on the mainland.
- December 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings
- Bread and Butter
- Devon Seafood & Steak
- Dolce Italian
- Dylan's Candy Bar
- Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market
- Georges Kitchen & Loft
- PB Steak
- Radio Pop-Up Bar
- Rec Room
- Hoops Sports Bar
- The Meatball Joint