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Food + Drink

Miami Cooks

Recipes from the City's Favorite Restaurants

“Sara Liss has written a fitting tribute to our Miami culinary scene. The book is filled with easy-to-follow recipes and beautiful photos. This exciting book brings the best of Miami cuisine to your home.” —Linda Gassenheimer, radio host, syndicated food columnist, and best-selling cookbook author of Flavors of the Florida Keys

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“With her passion for Miami’s ever-expanding food scene and years of experience covering the city’s hottest restaurants, Sara Liss lends her innate ability as a storyteller to bring us the details behind some of our favorite recipes and the chefs who created them. The result is a volume that is part cookbook, part guide through an industry that is the beating heart of South Florida.”

—Jenny Starr Perez, Editor-in-Chief of INDULGE Magazine

Book Description

With fresh, inventive cooking, generous cultural traditions, and a unique culinary identity courtesy of world-class chefs and award-winning mixologists, Miami is a food destination unto itself. In Miami Cooks, acclaimed food writer Sara Liss presents a generous collection of 70 signature dishes and drinks—from craft cocktails to satisfying brunch dishes to airy desserts—that evoke the vigorous spirit of The Magic City.

Featured Restaurants:

  • 27
  • Ariete
  • Bar Collins
  • Beaker and Gray
  • Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
  • Boulud Sud
  • Cecconi’s Miami Beach
  • Coyo Taco
  • Crust
  • EDGE Steak & Bar
  • Ember
  • Finka Table & Tap
  • A Fish Called Avalon
  • Fooq’s
  • Hakkasan
  • Jaya at The Setai
  • The Jim and Neesie
  • Juvia/Sushi Garage
  • Kiki on the River
  • Komodo
  • Kyu
  • La Mar by Gastón Acurio
  • Leku
  • LT Steak & Seafood
  • Malibu Farm
  • Nikki Beach
  • Open Kitchen
  • Phuc Yea
  • Red, South Beach
  • Salumeria 104/Spris
  • Sardinia Enoteca
  • Seaspice
  • Shuckers Waterfront Bar and Grill
  • Sottosale/Esotico
  • Villa Azur

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“Chef Kal Abadala from A Fish Called Avalon makes one of the best paellas in town and food lovers now can do the same with this book by Miami food writer Sara Liss. Beautifully photographed with food recipes and background on some of the most celebrated local chefs, Miami Cooks: Recipes from the City’s Favorite Restaurants navigates through the city’s vibrant culinary fusion of Latin, Caribbean, and Mediterranean cuisines offering 70 dishes for home cooks of all levels.”

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Praise

“Sara Liss has written a fitting tribute to our Miami culinary scene. The book is filled with easy-to-follow recipes and beautiful photos. This exciting book brings the best of Miami cuisine to your home.”

—Linda Gassenheimer, radio host, syndicated food columnist, and best-selling cookbook author of Flavors of the Florida Keys

“Miami Cooks is a love letter to the richly diverse, creative and passionate culinary community that makes this city so utterly irresistible. The recipes are impressive yet completely accessible and serve as a reminder of just how lucky we are to have these supremely gifted chefs in our own backyard.”

—Lee Brian Schrager, Founder and Director, SOBEWFF®

“With her passion for Miami’s ever-expanding food scene and years of experience covering the city’s hottest restaurants, Sara Liss lends her innate ability as a storyteller to bring us the details behind some of our favorite recipes and the chefs who created them. The result is a volume that is part cookbook, part guide through an industry that is the beating heart of South Florida.”

—Jenny Starr Perez, Editor-in-Chief of INDULGE Magazine

 

BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • 8 × 10
  • 184 pages
  • 978-1-77327-121-7
  • $38.99 CAD | $32.99 USD
  • September 2020