Ready Your Taste Buds for 2015 Miami Spice

Ready Your Taste Buds for 2015 Miami Spice

It’s that time of year in Miami when foodies and gourmet lovers from around the area and the country converge on this South Florida hot spot to enjoy unbelievably delicious three-course meals created by some of the finest chefs in the world at affordable prices.

Showcasing the very best in Miami cuisine, this annual event gives diners a mouth-watering opportunity to taste scrumptious signature dishes from world-renowned chefs and top-rated restaurants in the Greater Miami area from August through the end of September.

Miami Spice Kick-off Event

This year’s Miami Spice event will kick off with the 2015 Miami New Times Iron Fork contest set for July 30th at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Miami. Famed chef Allen Susser will oversee the fun as two of Miami’s best chefs will put their dishes in a head-to-head showdown. With a basket of basic food items and one secret ingredient to keep them on their game, the competing chefs will whip up a tantalizing creation and plate it for a few hand-selected celebrity chefs to determine who wins the prestigious Iron Fork Award.

Interested viewers are welcome to attend the Miami Spice Iron Fork event. Tickets range from $37.50 to $85. Doors open at 7 p.m. and are expected to close at 10 p.m. Get tickets and more information about the Iron Fork competition at Miami New Times.

Reservations and Costs

One of the best things about Miami Spice is that it is a two-month long happening, giving adventurous diners a chance to try an endless variety of tantalizing cuisines. Running from August 1 – September 30, Miami Spice offers anyone in the greater Miami area to satiate their taste buds for only $23 at lunch time and $39 for dinner.

Get started in this dining adventure by simply visiting the Miami Spice site, selecting a participating restaurant, and setting a reservation with the OpenTable link available at every restaurant’s listing. You will want to set your reservation early to ensure seating since many of these restaurants will fill up quickly, especially during popular dining times.

Know that not every participating restaurant serves a Miami Spice meal at every seating. You will need to check the schedules posted and secure your place as soon as you can.

Restaurants to Try

The daring and fearless absolutely love Miami Spice because the event gives them a chance to tempt their taste buds with never before tried foods and exotic dish combinations. Restaurants taking part will post special Spice menus so you can decide in advance what unusual and unique fare you might want to try.

A few of the steak restaurants in Miami participating this year include:

BLT Steak: Enjoy lunch and dinner at one of the best steakhouse in Miami. This modern American steakhouse South Beach features star chef Laurent Tourondel who will ensure your palate is piqued with delectable meats, fresh fish, and exquisite sushi selections.

Quality Meats: Located at 1501 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach, this distinctly modern establishment with an Old-World perspective is definitely considered a best steakhouse in Miami. You will be served a dinner you’ll never forget, such as grilled bavette steak with cured orange salad or pan-roasted local snapper with arugula and sauce vierge.

Truluck's: The menu entices with freshly caught seafood and some of the best steak in Miami; you can bet this dinner only Spice menu will fill up quickly. Delighted diners will appreciate the ambiance, including live entertainment on select evenings.

This is just sampling of the restaurants. To get the real flavor, join in by taking advantage of hotel packages deals, special offers, and events associated with Miami Spice. Come try it out for yourself and put a little Spice in your life!