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This Week's Restaurant and Food News

By Carissa Chesanek | August 1, 2014 By Carissa Chesanek  |  August 1, 2014

From new restaurants to foodie guides, here's a look at the week's tastiest dining-and-drinking news.

Oolite chef Kris Wessel opens a music/art bar A.I.R. (Art in Residences) today, Friday, August 1, with rotating music acts and contemporary art, plus full bar and American food. [Eater

- We round up some of Miami's hottest spas with the best food including bento boxes served at Acqualina and pumpkin seaweed salad at Metropolitan by COMO.

Shake Shack opens its fourth South Florida location in Orlando's Winter Park this week, serving signature frozen custards, hamburgers and fries. 

The River Seafood & Oyster Bar (pictured) plans to skip out of Brickell in 2015 and reopen inside Flagler on the River Apartment Towers. [Short Order]

- The casual Centolire Trattoria Italiana recently opened in South Miami, offering homemade pastas, hearty meat options and a vast wine selection.

- Sunset Harbour's PB Steak will close on Sunday, August 3, and possibly relocate elsewhere in downtown or the Design District. [Miami.com]

- We give you the rundown to Miami's hottest singles bars like Wood Tavern and Blackbird Ordinary

- St. Louis chain Pi Pizzeria will open in South Beach soon, featuring an indoor/outdoor space and a menu of thin-crust, deep-dish and gluten-free options. [Miami.com]

- Daniel Tackett from Scarpetta New York takes over Timon Balloo's role as executive chef at Bocce Bar, allowing Balloo to helm SUGARCANE raw bar grill full time. [Short Order]

- We provide 6 reasons to drive to Boca Raton which include dinner at The Blue and drinks at Rebel House.

Places Mentioned

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The River Seafood Oyster Bar

Seafood Brickell Area
Food26 Decor21 Service22 Cost$54
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Food26 Decor25 Service23 Cost$60
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Wood Tavern

Pub Wynwood
Atmo.23 Decor20 Service20 CostI
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Blackbird Ordinary

Bar Brickell Area
Atmo.24 Decor20 Service21 CostI
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Rebel House

American Boca Raton
Food23 Decor20 Service22 Cost$41

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