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February 04, 2020

“For those running the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, these spots are a good idea for dinner and post-race. Some of them include special menus and others are all just our recommendations for where to eat bucatini and more.”…

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Miami's Southwest Coconut Grove neighborhood

January 21, 2020

“Spending time in Southwest Coconut Grove? Get to know this Miami neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a brunch spot and cocktail bar to a dessert destination.”…

Why Miami Should Be Your Next U.S. Vacation

March 04, 2019

“From the playful colors to the scent of sea air, Cuban flavors and humming rhythms, Miami plays on all the senses. In Miami, you'll find more than a breathtaking destination featuring a thriving art scene, tropical beaches and culinary treats”…

THE COLLECTION & Ferrari of Miami Host Ferrari Drive Dine to Strada in the Grove

August 22, 2018

"Miami, FL – August 18, 2018 – The streets were painted red as Ferrari of Miami and THE COLLECTION Ferrari participated in the August Ferrari Drive & Dine to Strada in the Grove. The rally kicked off at Ferrari of Miami where guests" ...

Best Food in Miami | Strada in The Grove

July 17, 2017

If you are looking for the BEST food in Miami, you have to go to Coconut Grove and hit up Strada! You won't believe what we ate while we were there! Watch Now!

47th Annual Golden Coconut Awards Winners Announced

January 22, 2017

Recognizing individuals and businesses whose efforts make our community better & brighter!

The Five Best Miami Spice 2016 Deals in Coconut Grove

August 01, 2016

"miami Spice starts today. For only $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner, diners can enjoy a meal they would often pay almost double for. Chefs, in return, receive increased business during the summer doldrums. More than 240 restaurants are participating in the two-month promotion, so answering the age-old question of "Where do you want to eat?" can be a decision fraught with uncertainty....."

South Florida Food 50: Abe Ng of Sushi Maki

February 16, 2016

Abe Ng grew up in Coral Gables’ Canton Chinese restaurant, which his parents founded when they emigrated from Hong Kong. After graduating from Miami Palmetto Senior High and Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Ng founded Sushi Maki in 2000 and has built it into one of South Florida’s most successful restaurant chains....."

The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In Coconut Grove, Miami

December 18, 2015

"Miami is home to many great restaurants. Its eateries provide a variety of food from authentic Italian and Mexican cuisine to food that’s reminiscent of your family’s home-cooked meals. We have compiled a list of restaurants serving brunch and breakfast in the Miami neighborhood of Coconut Grove so that you know where to go for your early meals when you visit the area....."


September 26, 2015

Italian cuisine has always been an important tool for the promotion of Italy and has effectively promoted not only Italian products but also the Italian economy and culture the world over. Italian cuisine is appreciated by Americans and local restaurants serving it are often preferred destinations for a fine dining experience....."

For Italian Restaurants, Miami’s Coconut Grove Is Buonissimo

August 06, 2015

"Visitors flock to Coconut Grove to see the famous, Italianate mansion, Villa Vizcaya. But did you also know that, for Italian restaurants, Miami’s oldest neighborhood is a fantastic destination? In fact, this leafy, historic area is just the place to embark on an Italy-inspired adventure....."

The List: Miami's best food with Sushi Maki's Abe Ng

May 15, 2015

"Miami native and classically trained sushi chef Abe Ng is the founder, president and CEO of Miami-based Sushi Maki, which now has 16 locations throughout South Florida. Here is where he likes to eat around town....."

Strada in the Grove wins Italian award

May 13, 2015

"Congratulations to Strada in the Grove for receiving the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (Southeast) Marchio Ospitalita award. This certification recognizes them as "ambassador" of genuine Italian cuisine....."

Q Seal: Marchio Ospitalia' Italiana

May 01, 2015

A CERTIFICATION that recognizes your restaurant as an authentic ambassador of genuine Italian cuisine given BY THE ITALY AMERICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

Best Restaurant in Coconut Grove

December 31, 2014

"Olive stuffed with cheese. Molten, salty orb of gold. Pleasure burns the tongue. ---If you think we're a little off our rocker for waxing poetic about some fried green olives, you clearly haven't tried Strada's Gorgonzola-stuffed olive fritte ($6), just one of many antipasti to begin your eating adventure at this Coconut Grove gem. If you don't like fried cheese and olives, check for a pulse....."

The Resurgence of Coconut Grove

November 29, 2014

"Once the hippest spot in Miami, Coconut Grove faded as South Beach and Brickell rose. Now the Grove is poised for rejuvenation as a new generation of Groveites and some city initiatives seek to restore its identity as a lush Bohemian enclave with few equals....."

Bikini-Friendly Lunch with Luli Hanimian

June 27, 2014

"While her Latin roots serve as inspiration for her sultry swimwear designs, Luli Fama designer Lourdes “Luli” Hanimian loves authentic Italian fare for lunch....."

Strada in the Grove, Serving “Exquisite Cusine"

January 02, 2014

“A narrow, unmarked alley off Commodore Plaza leads to Strada, the sexy new Italian in the Grove. The wall is lined with hanging pots filled with basil, thyme, tarragon, rosemary and tiny tomatoes....."

Strada in the Grove: Good Pasta, Addictive Fried Olives

November 06, 2013

“Coconut Grove is something of a dining puzzle. This charming village has some of the most sought-after real estate in South Florida, with homes commanding prices in the millions, yet the food scene in the Grove has mostly consisted of ultra-casual places to grab a salad or a burger with friends....."

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