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South Beach Meets South of France with Villa Azur

September 13th, 2013

Miami Beach is now home to a hot French restaurant – Villa Azur, which opened in 2012. Its owner is French actor Olivier Martinez, along with Michael Martin, Jean Philippe Bernard and Bhanu Choudhrie. The French restaurant offers a South of France charm in the heart of South Beach.

Its sophistication is reinforced with crystal chandeliers, wine bar, lush courtyard, lavish white curtains and more. Designer Francois Frossard is credited with Villa Azur’s grand style.

Travelers and locals have revered the restaurant’s intimate setting and fine foods. Chef Romaine Bester brings exquisite dishes to the table with over 15 Years of experience. The foods served are French cuisine with an Italian twist.

Villa Azur does late night reservations, private parties, catering and special events. The restaurant and lounge are perfect for romantic date nights, a girls’ night out, or large crowds celebrating a special event.

Fall is just around the corner, as well as the inevitable string of celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Villa Azur makes for a must-see NEW MIAMI Lifestyle destination in South Beach. The restaurant is located at 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Villa Azur is also serving some of the best wines also found in its wine boutique storefront titled “La Cave D’Azur. Wine connoisseurs please contact or 305-763-8465.

Contact Miami Realtor Sydney Server for more information.

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Miami Spice Runs for 12th Year in 2013

August 7th, 2013

Miami Spice is a foodie event that Miamians and tourists look forward to each year. It runs through August 1, and September 30, 2013.

The concept includes making luxury dining accessible to everyone, as three-course meals are offered at a fixed price, verses an a la carte model.

This year, there’s a two-tiered pricing model:

LUXURY Restaurant Three Course Meals:

Lunch: $23 | Dinner: $39

FINE DINING Restaurant Three Course Meals:

Lunch: $19 | Dinner: $33

Check the official website for the complete list of participating restaurants. Patrons can search for what to expect, how to make reservations, what’s on the menu, about the chef, and much more on I Love Miami Spice. The site has been recently updated to cater to the growing number of visitors and tourists.

Miami Spice is promoted by The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, with the aim of supporting restaurants in NEW MIAMI.

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Sources: Miami Herald, Huffington Post, ILoveMiamiSpice
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Società Dante Alighieri Cultural Classes In Coral Gables

July 31st, 2013

Società Dante Alighieri classes are featured in this week’s NEW MIAMI lifestyle series. It’s one of the most prestigious cultural schools, with several locations across the globe.

Sydney Server studies Italian language at the cultural school and it’s one of her favorite Miami Cultural spots. The organization offers Wine Tasting Classes, Cooking Classes, various language classes, History of Italy classes and Art Exhibitions.

The institution shares a rich history, having been established in Rome since 1889. There are currently 2,000 active enrollees. Despite the fact that the school is marketed as an Italian language school, several languages are offered including French, German, Portuguese and Latin, in basic, intermediate and advanced levels.

Miami’s franchise was first established in 1997, with the specific aim to promote the legacy of Italian culture. The institution grew popular with locals through strategic collaborations with reputable colleges, chambers of commerce and public libraries in the vicinity.

Most classes are typically offered twice per week, and at different times to accommodate varied schedules. Private or Group lessons are available.

For more details contact 305 529 6633. Società Dante Alighieri is located at 300 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, 33134.

Miami has a diverse marketplace, and learning a second language provides a competitive edge for students and professionals alike. Sydney Server Real Estate’s team speaks a range of languages – to cater to buyers and sellers who don’t speak English as their main language.

Open the lines of communication by calling 305-562-7363 for more details on real estate in Miami.

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Celebrate Father’s Day in New Miami

June 14th, 2013

This father’s day, Miami has a multitude of options to treat and entertain dad. Some of the top hotspots include:

Cars and Cigars at the Barnacle – nestled in Coconut Grove, this venue allows little ones to craft a gift, while dads are treated to hand-rolled cigars. Visit 3485 Main Hwy. or call 305-442-6866 for more details.

Interior Design Services – Miami Herald proposes that one of the ideal gifts this father’s day is hiring a luxury interior designer. Transform an unused or underused space just for dad. Havens, man caves, whatever you call it, this retreat will be surely appreciated.

Sydney Server Real Estate
features interior design showrooms here, as well as professional designers on the local links page for readers to select from.

Other key events include dinner for dad at the Villa Azur in Miami Beach, between 6:30pm to 1:00am. Barbeque and grills will be offered at a half price, according to Miami Herald, where wines will be paired with tasteful dishes. Villa Azur was the recent recipient of the Diner’s Choice awards by Open Table. The restaurant is located at 309 23rd Street in Miami Beach. For more details, visit or call 305-763-8688.

For tangible gifts that are luxurious, turn to the Design District of Miami, which features a row of designer brands including PRADA, Luis Vuitton, Dior, Cartier and Hermes. Fine furniture can also be sourced from Jonathan Adler, ARMANI and FENDI.

Contact Miami Realtor Sydney Server for more information.

Sources: Miami Herald, Villa Azur Miami
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