It is not easy to have eyes all over the scene, to be close to take all the wild pictures in all the valuable places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings that a happy photographer can point a finger at and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with World Red Eye, New Times brings you a solid summary of all the recent experiences you may have missed around Miami. It’s impossible to be everywhere, but, hey, we can try to keep our eyes on Miami.
As an introduction to their expected restaurant launch in Wynwood, Uchi Miami hosted a private omakase dinner at the Prestige Imports Performing Art Pop-Up at the David Rosen Gallery in Miami Design District with actor and artist Jordi Mollà. The unique culinary concept of Hai Hospitality, an Austin, Texas-based catering group and award-winning James Beard, Uchi Miami will mark the first time the group has opened a restaurant in Florida and it is its second restaurant outside Texas. The restaurant will strike a delicate balance between upscale food and impeccable service in a casual yet sophisticated ambience featuring thoughtfully designed interiors that subtly integrate organic elements and modern aesthetics.
Villa Azur welcomed in 2021 with style at the first dinner of the year on Thursday night; Julio Iglesias Junior has been spotted enjoying a celebratory dinner at a glamorous and lively hotspot located in Miami Beach. Stephan M, a resident DJ for eight years, surrounded by the Villa Azur family celebrated his birthday, and the patrons hung out in a lively atmosphere during the night.
Fans of the party celebrated the first Wednesday of 2021 only at Bâoli’s sexy party, where they danced and had fun all night like no one was watching.
To celebrate the 5th annual Invitational Series for the Pegasus World Cup, 1 / ST and Baccarat hosted an intimate, socially distanced outdoor screening on Jan. 7 at Palm Court in Miami Design County. Belinda Stronach, chair and president of 1 / ST, and Craig Robins, founder and president of the Miami Design District Associates, unveiled the winning series of trophies for the 2021 Pegasus World Cup designed by Baccarat. Guests sipped La Fête du Rosé, a premium rosé wine from Saint Tropez, France, and listened to a live performance by cult jazz performer and band leader, Brian Newman.
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