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New Restaurant Showdown: It’s time to vote for Miami’s favorite new place to eat

April 22, 2022

We asked for your favorite new restaurants in and around Miami, and you responded.

Eating News - April 22'

April 22, 2022

A trio of new happy hours, cheap and delicious Chinese restaurant find, great pick for cheese and charcuterie boards, yet another offering from David Grutman of Komodo and Swan fame, a new choice among restaurants with live entertainment in Miami, another outpost for the decadent Sugar Factory, and Gray Whale Gin, all in Eating News for April ’22.

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Where to Lunch with The Girls in Miami

Arguably a Miamians favorite pastime next to cafecito breaks, lunch breaks are essential to a successful day ahead. There is nothing better than having lunch with your girlfriends at some of Miami’s best spots, that is why we have listed below the best Miami spots for lunching with the ladies to enjoy a great time, ambiance, and delicious food and drinks.

Miami's New Restaurant Openings

If you tried to keep track of every brand new restaurant in Miami, you might go a little bit crazy. So just read this list instead.

The Best Restaurants in Coconut Grove

Planta Queen is an entirely vegan restaurant (they also have a sister restaurant in South Beach).

News in Brief: Wynwood development site sells, Pubbelly Sushi expans

SkinCeuticals opened SkinLab by Barba in partnership with dermatologist Dr. Alicia Barba at CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave., Unit 212, in Miami. www.skinceuticals.com.

Restaurants New and Reopened

New year, new restaurants opening and old favorites reopening in South Florida:

CocoWalk ushers in New Year with more restaurants, shops, and return of movies

CocoWalk features 150,000 square feet of prime retail space that is home to leading local, national and international restaurants and retail brands.

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas announces reimagined Miami location reopening as a luxury dine-in Cinema

The World-Class Cinema Exhibitor Celebrates Debut of its Latest Luxury Cinema in Miami’s CocoWalk Lifestyle Center Featuring Push-Button In-Auditorium Waiter Service, Leather Reclining Seats, a Gourmet Menu and More

Four retailers to open at CocoWalk in Miami's Coconut Grove

Four new dining concepts and retailers are opening at CocoWalk, a 150,000-square-foot, mixed-use project in Miami’s Coconut Grove district. The project is led by an ownership group including Federal Realty Investment Trust, The Comras Co. and Grass River Property.

The 17 Best Sushi Spots in Miami

Pick up your chopsticks, tuck in your napkin, and gear up for Miami’s top sushi spots.

Salt & Straw x The Salty Donut Create The Ultimate Flavor Collab

The saltiest collaboration in Miami is back. After a successful collaboration last year, Salt & Straw x The Salty Donut is coming back for the ultimate round-two flavors.

Best Pizza in Miami

Pizza is one of those foods that you can have over and over again and still want more. From thick slices to large pies, being a pizza connoisseur is a special task and Miami’s pizza scene is thriving. With many classics to new restaurants paving the way, every slice in the city is a little different.

Ham broth ice cream? New collaboration between Salty Donut and Salt & Straw is insane

The Salty Donut and Salt & Straw have released their second collaboration, a set of five ice cream flavors. JOHN VALLS There are matches made in heaven, and then there are matches made in a place that must be even better than heaven. In Miami, that match might be The Salty Donut and Salt & Straw.

Azamara Moves Its Headquarters to Miami

Azamara has moved its global corporate headquarters to Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood, according to a press release.

Four Tenants to Open at CocoWalk in Miami’s Coconut Grove Neighborhood

Four new dining concepts and retailers are set to open at CocoWalk, a 150,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Miami’s Coconut Grove district. The development’s ownership group includes Federal Realty Investment Trust, The Comras Co. and Grass River Property.

The Coconut Grove Restaurant Scene is Buzzing Amid New Restaurant Openings Including a New Concept David Grutman

Coconut Grove is alive and buzzing amid a variety of new restaurant opens that are bringing one of Miami’s most historic and beautiful neighborhoods back into its heyday.

How to Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Miami

The Chinese New Year — also known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival — is among the most important festivals in China and many East Asian countries.

The 33 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in America

There’s never been a better time to be meatless in America. Plant-based burgers are achieving the impossible. People are figuring out how to make incredible sushi with eggplant and tofu. They’re making huge strides in lab-grown meat, although the vegetarian status of that is certainly up for debate. Also, perhaps most importantly, these 33 plant-based restaurants exist as not just fantastic examples of vegan and vegetarian fare, but top restaurants, period.

Where To Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Miami

Bringing the celebrations into the weekend, on February 5, Coconut Grove is exciting for a food crawl and celebration for the new year.

Neighborhood Watch

One of the newest retail additions to the reimagined CocoWalk, Gas Bijoux is gifting a bit of sparkle to South Florida’s fashionistas.

Renovated mixed-use CocoWalk now fully leased and open

The newly renovated CocoWalk mixed-use lifestyle center is now fully opened for business.

December 2021 Miami Restaurant Openings and Closings

It’s safe to say that nearly everyone on earth won’t be sad to see 2021 fade into history. Though the year likely wasn’t anyone’s favorite, Miami did see a lot of notable restaurants open (here are the ten best to join the Miami food scene in 2021).

This popular Miami Beach sushi spot just opened a new restaurant in Coconut Grove

A new Sushi Garage is open for business.
The popular Japanese restaurant on West Avenue in Miami Beach, which also has a location on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale, has opened its third spot at CocoWalk in Coconut Grove.

Offices Lure Employees to South Florida With High-End Amenities

Having the option to work from home is a benefit many employees are looking for, and many prefer to work remotely. But now, both landlords and tenants are investing serious capital in their spaces to draw people to the office.

Florida Real Estate Roundup: CocoWalk, B Ocean, Reed Smith

The iconic CocoWalk complex in Miami’s Coconut Grove reached a notable milestone, announcing its retail and office spaces are fully leased less than a year after reopening following an extensive remodeling.

Neighborhood Watch

Coconut Grove residents don’t have to travel far this holiday season.

CocoWalk mixed-use property reaches 100% leased in Miami’s Coconut Grove

Less than a year since its reopening, the newly renovated CocoWalk mixed-use property announces its retail and office components are fully leased in Miami’s vibrant Coconut Grove neighborhood.

You voted Brickell Miami's coolest neighborhood— here are three other red-hot hoods in the city

Fresh off of Time Out’s coolest neighborhoods list, we share three other neighborhoods to watch in Miami now.

Retail Roundup: Laced and Glosslab Expand to Florida

 The membership-based nail salon will soon debut at CocoWalk in Miami’s Coconut Grove

neighborhood. 

Subscription Nail Salon Glosslab Inks Miami Lease in CocoWalk Mall

 Glosslab, a trendy nail salon startup, is coming to Miami. 

Five New Retailers to Join Tenant Lineup at CocoWalk Shopping Center in Miami

Federal Realty Investment Trust, The Comras Co. and Grass River Property have signed five new retailers to join the tenant lineup at CocoWalk, a mixed-use shopping center in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami. 

Five New Retailers to Join Tenant Lineup at CocoWalk Shopping Center in Miami

 Federal Realty Investment Trust, The Comras Co. and Grass River Property have signed five new retailers to join the tenant lineup at CocoWalk, a mixed-use shopping center in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami. 

Los jóvenes pueden ser la fuente de contagios

Durante los peores días de la pandemia el año pasado, mientras el virus golpeaba a los hospitales del sur Florida, los hospitales infantiles de la región se mantuvieron inquietantemente en calma. 

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed South Florida Retail and Restaurant Spaces

South Florida retailers and restaurants weathered the pandemic better than most.

In Coconut Grove Miami's 'Neighborhood With A Soul' Retail Is Reimagined

When retail plaza CocoWalk opened in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood in 1990, the three-story, open-air mall was the place to stop for a fro-yo, a fruity cocktail or some khakis. Planet Hollywood, Cheesecake Factory, Gap — big retail tenants all cycled through over the years.

Restaurant Roundup: Sweetgreen opens second S. Fla. location; Carrot Express expands to Boca Raton

This Culver City, California-based salad chain debuted its second South Florida eatery April 8. Located within CocoWalk in Miami’s Coconut Grove, it follows the first South Florida location, which opened in Coral Gables in December. The CocoWalk location occupies 1,990 square feet.

CocoWalk is getting a new restaurant that wants to change the way you drink gin

Miami’s first gin-centric restaurant is coming to Coconut Grove. What, you ask, is a gin-centric restaurant? One that specializes in gin cocktails, of course. Botánico Gin & Cookhouse, which is opening in the renovated CocoWalk later this spring, features cocktails in which gin is blended with such botanicals as citrus, herbs and fruits to create more than 15 different flavor combinations.

Coconut Grove Centerpiece CocoWalk Receives 21st Century Upgrade

CocoWalk sits at the cross section of major streets in Miami’s historic Coconut Grove neighborhood. But following a renovation, it’s no longer your mom and dad’s CocoWalk anymore.

How to Make the Most of Miami's Coconut Grove

The Coconut Grove neighborhood, 10 minutes south of downtown Miami, has lived many lives. To fully understand it, you have to know the rich history that makes it distinctly Miami—but with roots quite different from the city’s other neighborhoods.

Retailers Master Pandemic- Fired Survival Lessons

The past 11 months have seen the commercial real estate landscape increasingly littered with retailers on life support. But it has also taught other retailers nationwide critical survival skills honed by the need to pivot through unprecedented change.

CocoWalk revival helps drive Grove business community

The revival of lifestyle center CocoWalk and committed support for restaurant and retail industries are to be the driving forces to bring life back into Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood, local community business leaders stay.

Who opens a mall in a pandemic? A famous Miami spot is back after a radical makeover

If you’ve been hunkered down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, holed up in a makeshift home office and avoiding all outings except for groceries, you may have missed this: CocoWalk has reopened.

Retail Leasing Has Staying Power

Developers ate landing new retailers and restaurants at their mixed-use projects across the Southeast in preparation fir a post-pandemic world.

CocoWalk’s Retail Revival Continues with the Addition of Athleisure, Menswear, and Vintage Apparel Brands

The ownership group behind the reimagined CocoWalk remains committed to breathing new life into Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood. The alfresco lifestyle center, slated to begin its phased reopening later this fall, has added three new retail brands to its tenant roster…

Class A Office Building One Cocowalk Signs Lease with American Land Ventures; Reaches 85% Leased in Miami’s Coconut Grove

With leasing nearing completion at the new Class A office building, the ownership behind the mixed-use redevelopment of CocoWalk is also transforming the second floor of the former Gap location into prime office space.

Weinberg Wheeler Moves Miami Office to New Coconut Grove Project

The firm has leased space at the One CocoWalk mid-rise underway as part of the larger CocoWalk overhaul.

Bohemian or Business: Identities Collide in Miami's Coconut Grove

 With its profusion of parks and shade trees, Coconut Grove is celebrated for being one of the greenest parts of sun-baked Miami.

Full of Surprises: Where New Offices, Leases, Rent Hikes are in South Florida

The South Florida office market is full of surprises.

CocoWalk signs two tenants, including an artisan market

 An artisan market and beauty supply shop have signed on to open in CocoWalk later this year. 

Douglas Elliman, Bluemercury among new tenants at CocoWalk

Douglas Elliman relocated its Coconut Grove office to the under-construction CocoWalk, where newly announced tenants include Bluemercury and Narbona Natural Foods & Farm Market.

South Florida's Sea Change

Even with Florida’s unrivaled pastiche of powder-white beaches, iconic architecture, lush flora, and vibrant nightlife, there is invariably something new and shiny emerging at this time of year in its southern regions, adding momentum to our seasonal migration.

New CocoWalk to start opening in summer, add a gathering plaza

The redevelopment of CocoWalk, where some shops and the office building are scheduled to begin opening this summer, is one of the more talked-about projects in Coconut Grove.

Sweetgreen to Open First Florida Locations in Coconut Grove and Coral Gables

It’s hard to think of a salad as something with the power to garner a serious fanbase.

Sweetgreen expanding to Florida with first locations in Miami

Fast-casual salad chain closed a $150 million funding round in September to fuel expansion.

Grove Revival

Come back to Coconut Grove for an entirely new experience in one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods.

Ice Cream Social

Ice cream lovers, mark your calendars.

West Coast Ice Cream Shop to Make East Coast Debut in Summer 2020

As the redevelopment of CocoWalk continues to advance, a new confectionary concept with a celebrity following has signed a lease in anticipation of the lifestyle center’s phased reopening, slated to begin in Spring 2020.

Portland's Favorite Ice Cream Shop Is Opening In Miami & Bringing The Weirdest Flavors Too

Be ready to taste Miami’s diverse flavors in one scoop because Portland’s most beloved ice cream shop is coming to the east coast.

CocoWalk Signs Two More Restaurant and Retail Brands Ahead of Fall 2020 Opening

The ownership behind the reimagined CocoWalk, situated within the heart of Coconut Grove, announced that two new restaurant tenants have signed leases in anticipation of the lifestyle center’s phased re-opening, slated to begin in the fall of 2020.

You could win this...seriously...

Utilizing seasonal and local ingredients, Salt & Straw rotates its handmade, artisan flavors monthly and has captured the hearts of our city in a single (or, double) scoop.

Romaine Calm

It’s sweetgreen for me! Be the first in line this Monday, April 12th, to try your new favorite. Make it spicy with Guacamole Greens, or hearty with the Harvest Bowl.

And the Winner is...

Enjoy the sun and the shade with Edward Beiner!

June 2021 Promo Request

Each month we will be sharing news, updates and opportunities to amplify your marketing strategy, as well as opportunities to participate in the CocoWalk marketing programs and initiatives.

July 2021 Promo Request

Please see below for updates and opportunities to amplify your marketing strategy, as well as opportunities to participate in the CocoWalk marketing programs and initiatives.

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