This Week's Top Miami Restaurant and Food News

By Carissa Chesanek  |  May 23, 2014

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

- Cindy Hutson is set to open a new globally-influenced concept this fall called Zest which will be located in Downtown's Southeast Financial Center.

- We served you seven of the most anticipated summer openings, including L'Echon Brasserie and Oolite Restaurant & Bar

- Mexican transplant PORFIRIO'S is set to open in the South of Fifth neighborhood in June. 

Subatomic Sandwiches is slated to close today at The Wolfsonian-FIU due to summer construction. []

- Irish Pub Dubliner in Fort Lauderdale will soon change to Bull Market due to a recent buyout from the Creative Kitchen Group. [Clean Plate Charlie]

- We gave you the cheat sheet to Sunny Isle's brand-new craft beer bar and international steakhouse, Beer 360

- 100 Montaditos, a restaurant chain from Spain, opened its 16th U.S. location in West Palm Beach on Thursday. 

- An upstart called Fork & Balls will open this summer in Fort Lauderdale, offering a menu that emphasizes a variety of meatballs (think anything from beef to fish). []

- We guided you to 30 things to eat and drink this summer, including poolside happy hour at Monty’s (pictured) and alfresco dining at Red Fish Grill

- Two local hangouts are pouring new summertime sips, such as the vodka-enhanced Lucky Colada at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar and ginned up Bramble at Oak Taven