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Navigating Miami's Hakkasan, Katsuya by Starck and The Bazaar by José Andrés

May 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Navigating the Miami dining scene can be a tricky proposition. Drive down Collins Avenue and nearly every place you pass looks pretty cool, but we know from experience few of them have cuisine that could be called “more than edible.” On our last trip to the glitzy city we did some research and honed in on a few that have consistently garnered rave reviews: Hakkasan at the fabulous Fontainebleau, Katsuya by Starck, and The Bazaar by José Andrés at the stunning SLS South Beach.

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A Very Posh Sunday at the Palm Beach Int'l Polo Club for the Piaget Gold Cup

May 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

If you visit Palm Beach in March and April, a trip to the Palm Beach International Polo Club is a must. Polo matches are played there every Sunday, including a number of prestigious championships. You can reserve tables for brunch that serve an impressive gourmet buffet with over 80 selections, including everything from sushi to roast lamb. One of the top-drawer options for the event is a ticket to Veuve Clicquot’s Airstream Lounge which sits in its own VIP section and includes a bottle of the beautiful bubbly. 

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Does Your City Rank in Christie's Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Markets?

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In January of last year, news broke that Japan’s second richest man, Softbank chief Masayoshi Son, had paid $117.5 million for a nine-acre estate in Woodside, California. That set the tone for a booming luxury market that lasted through all of 2013, according to a new report from Christie’s International Real Estate called Luxury Defined: An Insight into the Luxury Residential Property Market.

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The Breakers' Flagler Steakhouse: Rich Traditions of American Luxury in Palm Beach

Apr 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

What Palm Beach's Breakers hotel has done so well over the past 120 years, is continue to maintain its rich traditions while entering a new era of luxury. Each year, the owners have spent around $20 million to revitalize the historic property while keeping it true to its heritage. Over $250 million has been invested in the past decade, but modern additions aren’t part of its current plans however. 

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Miami Beach Polo World Cup Starts April 24 with Sexy Models & Bieber's Supercars

Apr 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The glamorous world of high goal polo converges in Florida on April 24–27 for the 10th annual Miami Beach Polo World Cup played on the sizzling sands of South Beach. This year the event’s sponsors include Argentinean polo lifestyle brand La Martina, the title sponsor and official supplier; Lou La Vie, the exotic car rental agency where Justin Bieber got his now infamous Lamborghini; Perfect Vodka; A&E; and is produced by The Polo Life, LLC and ACT Productions.

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Enjoy Asian, Mediterranean, & Steakhouse Dishes at The Setai, Miami Beach

Apr 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Elegance, sophistication and finesse are the chief ingredients that make The Restaurant and The Setai Grill world-class dining venues and culinary hot spots in Miami.

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W South Beach's "Mega Flavors, Mega Suites" Package Puts You in the Chef's Seat

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Labeled as the Mega Flavors, Mega Suites package, the W South Beach in Miami Beach just recently unveiled a partnership with James Beard Award-winner Chef Andrew Carmellini to offer a whole new way to experience a luxuriously hearty in-room dining option.

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Miami's Legendary Versace Mansion Transformed Into $800/Night Boutique Hotel

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The legendary Versace mansion on Miami’s famed Ocean Drive is set to re-open as an opulent boutique luxury hotel called The Villa by Barton G. The Israeli Nakash family, which owns Jordache Enterprises as well as five Miami hotels, acquired the iconic designer’s former residence for $41.5 million last September. To operate the hotel along with its lavish restaurant, the family hired events impresario and restaurateur Barton G. Weiss.

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Roger Federer Hosts Mini Tennis Match for Moët & Chandon During Sony Open

Mar 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In 2012 we broke the news that Roger Federer had been named as Moët & Chandon’s new brand ambassador. On March 19, Federer (who is favored to win the Sony Open currently in full swing), hosted a mini tennis match for the famed French Champagne house at the eye-popping 50th floor rooftop lounge of the Viceroy Miami.

 

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What You See Is What You Get With This $23.5M Miami Beach Estate

Feb 21, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

If you're going to live in Miami Beach, you have to live on the water. Otherwise, what's the point? The coastal resort city has plenty of properties to choose from, but many of them are empty shells when you move in, leaving you to worry about getting a interior designer to help you out. 

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The Setai Miami Introduces New Menus To Two Signature Restaurants

Jan 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

You don’t get voted “Best Hotel in Miami” by Condé Nast Traveler readers by being complacent and boring. The Setai is constantly looking for ways to bring fresh and exciting experiences to guests and this season they’ve introduced completely new cuisine and menus at its signature restaurants in an attempt to do just that. The Restaurant at The Setai will now be serving Mediterranean dishes and The Setai Grill Asian-inspired options along with their selection of premium dry-aged beef.

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Legendary Luxury and Great Gatsby Glamour at The Breakers Palm Beach

Jan 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

There are few hotels in America that combine incredible architectural splendor, spectacular oceanfront settings and opulent amenities like Palm Beach’s The Breakers hotel. Legendary luxury and Gatsby-esque glamour permeate the atmosphere from the moment you turn onto the dramatic palm-lined drive and spot the famous twin turrets topping the Italian Renaissance-style edifice. 

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South American Boutique Travel Company Debuts New Luxury Portfolio in Miami

Jan 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Oasis Collections, the American-run, South American-based boutique hospitality company which pioneered the introduction of a social element and style requirement to short-term rental experiences, has just opened its first portfolio of U.S. properties. Oasis is now offering a number of luxury rentals in the Miami area, including an eight-bedroom private villa that goes for $6,000 per night.

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The Most Expensive U.S. Destination For New Year’s Eve Is…

Dec 31, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

CheapHotels.org recently conducted a survey to reveal which U.S. destination is the most expensive for New Year’s Eve. Based on hotel room rates, Miami Beach came out on top among 30 popular cities across the country. Party-goers in the sunny Florida locale can expect to pay at least $360 on the night of December 31, 2013 for the most affordable double room in a three-star hotel.

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Winner of 2013 Healthy Chef Award Talks Favorite Dishes & Shares Special Recipe

Dec 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Layering flavor while cooking is a great way to get a boost in taste, all while slashing sodium and calories. Combining, expanding, and intensifying flavors are just a few of the many techniques Executive Chef Giovanni Arias uses to create the scrumptious, lower-calorie menu served at Miami’s Canyon Ranch Grill.

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