Michy's Closes Saturday: Last Chance for a Last Meal
Michelle Bernstein's Michy's will serve its last dinner this Saturday, June 28.
Jacob Katel Last call for dinner at Michy's.
That sounds sadder than it seems, as the chef is revamping the space and menu, with the goal of reopening later this summer.
Bernstein made the announcement in in May, saying, "It's time for us to change the look and feel of the restaurant and provide our guests with a fresh, new concept. We embrace new projects and feel the Michy's space and our restaurant team deserve something new and exciting." Yet, the Michy's Facebook page is using hashtag #newmichys. Hopefully, the celebrity chef is simply sprucing up the place.
Although this marks a new beginning rather than an ending for the restaurant that opened on Miami's Upper Eastside in 2006, we felt a touch of nostalgia and set out to have one last meal there.
If you want to experience Michy's one last time before her transformation to #newmichys, you've got a few days left.
Tonight, chef Bernstein is "cooking off the cuff" with a special menu filled with old favorites and possibly a few new menu items. We're not sure what's on the menu, because the chef likes to shop for service and incorporate whatever is "fresh and beautiful that day."
Michy's is open for dinner tonight through Saturday, June 28.