Miami Spice at Ruth’s Chris Steak House by Ray Raposo

A group of good friends love Miami Spice and visit numerous restaurants during the August to September promotion every year. We ventured to Ruth's Chris Steak House in Coral Gables on a Friday night to try out their version of Miami's cuisine showcase. The steak house's Spice Three Course Dinner Menu runs $39.00 pp, which is an incredible deal for such...

Christy’s, the Classic Gables Steakhouse by Ray Raposo

Christy’s has been a staple of Coral Gables fine dining for decades. Still in the same corner location on Ponce de Leon near the circle. Four couples of good friends had dinner at Christy’s on a recent Saturday night to try the Miami Spice Menu of $39.00pp. We first waited for all of us to arrive at the cozy...

The Capital Grille on Brickell by Ray Raposo

The Capital Grille on Brickell Avenue is one of those old world fancy restaurants with excellent service and an American Menu of food that always satisfies. They are by far the fanciest restaurants of the Darden Family extensive collection of eateries and are located in more than half of the 50 states, with the majority being in Florida. We visited...

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar by Ray Raposo

Four of us visited the upscale Fleming’s Steakhouse in Coral Gables recently. They are almost finished with elegant renovations to the restaurant, all done after hours. The restaurant features a large dinning room, a long bar to the left of the entrance and a smaller room past the bar area. They can also host Private Parties for groups of...

Seasons 52 Fresh-Grill by Ray Raposo

We love Miami Spice and visit numerous restaurants around town during the August to September promotion every year. Four of us visited Seasons 52 Fresh-Grill on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables on a Saturday night to try out their version of Miami’s cuisine showcase. Seasons 52, if you aren’t familiar with it, features a reasonably priced Menu change four times a year to reflect the “Season” of year we're are...