♦ It’s been a bit of a slow news week, which probably explains why Eater Miami is in the midst of its “hottest chef” competition and why Short Order has launched a new “snackdown” competition to find Miami’s best dining neighborhood. If anyone out there has a suggestion for an inane chef or restaurant competition that we can pioneer, please leave a comment below. We’re leaning towards a chef MMA competition tentatively titled “Blood Sausage.”
♦ Could it be that steakhouses are reverting to the mean. Morton’s on Miami Beach has closed. We say, well done and we hope more of them become rare. #steakpuns
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