Bespoke Concierge Miami Fall 2014 : Page 13

Allen Morris Brickell Park, offers a rustic refuge where you would half expect [to see your] grandma folding fresh ravioli in the kitchen. [... Also,] do not miss a chance to indulge in the rich gelato available.” (perricones.com) —Jay Baldridge, chef concierge at Mandarin Oriental, Miami Spa at Viceroy Miami 6. “[When] in need of getting ready for a night out, a must-stop [is] … RIK RAK SALON BOUTIQUE & BAR . You will be pampered like never before from the minute you walk in. … You can enjoy a glass of 8. “[Take a tour of ] FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI . There are two towering art pieces, Adam 1. “The 28,000-square-foot full-ser-vice SPA AT VICEROY MIAMI was designed by Philippe Starck. It also has a 2,500-square-foot gym offering expert trainers, a state-of-the-art cardio theater, integrated wellness classes, yoga, Pilates and a spinning studio. The beautiful 5,000-square-foot water lounge with a floating library, a reflecting pond, hot and cold plunge pools, and floor-to-ceiling windows [overlooks] Key Biscayne.” (viceroymiami.com) —Jorge Rocha, chef concierge at Viceroy Miami NAOE Bahía at Four Seasons Hotel Miami and Eve, sculpted from bronze by Colombian-born artist Fernando Botero. Also in the main lobby of hotel is the Seated Woman statue. Dine alfresco at Bahía poolside, … [which offers] very relaxing outdoor dining in a tropical setting. Enjoy the soothing waterfall and the Latin-influenced local flavor.” (fourseasons.com/miami) —John Lenis, concierge at Jade Ocean 9. “I highly recommend the Mary Brickell area to all our guests who are looking for a great place for dinner or nightlife. With [more than] 20 restaurants, they have a wide variety of different cuisines to choose from. … BALANS offers great brunch all day. … It offers breakfast all day long—great comfort food, along with great salads. You can get brunch every day, and they also make great drinks.” (balansrestaurants.com) —Jorge Rocha, chef concierge at Viceroy Miami C SE 5th St SE 6 t h St 1 2 Dr i v e 3 Burlingame Island Brick ell Ke y SW 9th St SW 10th St SW 11th St SW 12th St 6 Brick ell Ave 9 5 Fifty Miami Ultra Lounge 2. “If you want to party in Brickell, you must check out FIFTY MIAMI ULTRA LOUNGE . Fifty stories up, [the lounge] reigns as Brickell’s most exclusive lookout point [with] a spectacular, Asian-inflected private pool and lounge atop the hotel.” (viceroymiami.com) —Jorge Rocha, chef concierge at Viceroy Miami 3. “You will not find another res-taurant in Miami, or probably in the U.S., like NAOE . This intimate Japanese restaurant creates a unique journey every night with ingredients flown [in] daily from Japan and an exclusive sake selection from the chef ’s family brewery.” (naoemiami.com) —Fernando Pochulu, chef concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Miami 4. “If you’re looking for a upscale casual spot for happy hour or brunch, EDGE STEAK & BAR [at Four Seasons Hotel Miami] offers the best in the city. [Its] Sunday brunch was recently named one of the best brunch buffets in America by Travel & Leisure.” (edgerestaurantmiami.com) —Fernando Pochulu, chef concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Miami 5. “ PERRICONE’S [Marketplace & Cafe], surrounded by the foliage of SW 1st Ave 7 4 8 SE 14 th T race er chardonnay while one of the many professionals will guide and advise you of the endless services they have to offer.” (rikrak.com) —Giovanni Attardi, chef concierge at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami 7. “The [ BRICKELL/FINANCIAL DISTRICT WALKING TOUR ] takes you through some of the highlights of the southern portion of down-town Miami, known locally as the Brickell area, Brickell District or just Brickell. ... On this tour, you will see buildings made famous by shows like ‘Miami Vice,’ ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘Burn Notice.’ ” (miamidowntowntour) —Chauncey Sullivan, concierge at Jade Beach Balans BESPOKE CONCIERGE FALL 2014 13

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