Unless you live in Key Biscayne (KB) or you visit someone who lives in KB, chances are you might drive towards KB but probably stop and park by the long, sandy, expanse  of beach to enjoy the wave-less, wading waters or Biscayne Bay’s water activities.  However keep on driving and venture into the Village of Key Biscayne and you’ll find an island packed with wealthy South Americans who enjoy comfort, tasty restaurants and crafty shops.

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There are a number of really good restaurants in the newly manifested Midtown in Miami.  Five years ago, the area was home to anonymous containers waiting to be sent to the Port of Miami and elsewhere. Grass filled railroad tracks and limited night-time lighting, discouraged anyone from ‘crossing the tracks’ into the adjacent Design District and Midtown.  

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  Appetizer  Seafood  Vegetables

Looking for fast and yummy Chinese or Vietnamese lunch meals for under $9.00?  If that last sentence didn’t make to think twice, don’t read on.  We were driving south on Biscayne Blvd. and looking for easy parking, quick service and a nice place with good nibbles.  We found it at 3 Chef’s.  It’s a small place with under 40 seats, however this quant place offers vast menu items and it’s inexpensive.

Read more: 3 Chef’s in Downtown Miami

 The Bar   The food   The chefs

On a cool, windy Friday evening we headed towards the beach, (9th Street and Ocean Drive), for a seafood festival that promised to be delicious, delectable and delightful…and it was.  Sponsored by Range Rover and Bacardi, guests munched on sizzling appetizers and sipped rum inspired drinks.

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    Chicken Panang                                                                           MI Crob

This place won’t ever make the pages of any luxury restaurant magazine.  Fancy décor was not a top priority when Siam RiceThai & Sushi Restaurant opened a few years ago.  Don’t fret; it’s clean, spacey and quiet. Go there for their surprisingly yummy food and their reserved and gentle wait staff. 

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