The Making of an Alinea (Pop-Up) Dish

By Laura Neilson for The New York Times Style Magazine   “We wanted to pay homage to the South American influence in Miami’s gastronomic culture,” said chef Grant Achatz, who is currently installed in the newly opened Faena Hotel Miami Beach for a three-week residency. The pop-up...

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Dining Agenda: New Restaurants And Food News This January

By Krista Simmons for Departures   James Beard Award–winning chef Paul Qui—well known for his Austin restaurants Qui and East Side King—is exporting his unique Asian fusion fare to the newly minted Faena Hotel Miami Beach. The indoor/outdoor space has been designed by Argentinian impresario Alan Faena...


Restaurant review: Pao! Paul Qui strikes gold at Faena Miami Beach

By Kendall Hamersly for Miami Herald   Austin chef Paul Qui’s introduction to Alan Faena, the Argentine mogul who is transforming mid-Miami Beach with a flurry of luxury construction, has a storybook feel to it. The effervescent young Filipino artist, a Top Chef champion and James Beard...