KAIDO is a Japanese-inspired luxury restaurant where guests can enjoy a cozy Tokyo-style drinking den nestled featuring innovative cocktails by in-house mixologist Nico de Soto and thoughtfully prepared Asian dishes developed by renowned chef Brad Kilgore. This modern restaurantfeatures small plates, crudos, robatayaki and other fine dishes with fresh ingredients and bright local and international flavors. Kilgore’s unique style shines in the form of sharable appetizers, such as the uni Fondue and Wagyu Katsu Sandwich, perfectly complimenting de Soto’s beautiful cocktails and large-format drinks for the dining table.
As night falls, Kaido’s sleek décor—including a custom made 1,000 Butterfly Knife modern chandelier—and DJ-ready sound system will make this second-floor lounge a leading force in South Florida’s cocktail renaissance and Miami Design District’s entertainment evolution.
This collaboration between David Grutman and Pharrell Williams is new to the neighborhood. Downstairs, this luxury restaurant is decorated in hues of rose, making the contemporary dining room feel like a glowing Parisian bistro meets a Victorian parlor.
Located in the heart of Miami’s Design District, Swan is a fine dining experience destination known for its modern chic cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. With an emphasis on sourcing ingredients locally and sustainably, the globally influenced menu at Swan features beautifully plated dishes such as Pharrell’s favorite dish Corn, Corn, Corn. Swan is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, with brunch on the weekends.
St. Roch Market
St. Roch Market is a chef-centric food hall featuring a thoughtfully-curated mix of local food and beverage talent. This luxury restaurant that features 10,000 square feet have a lot of options. This is a destination for the culinarily curious to explore a variety of new cuisines—11 fine diningoptions all centered around the award-winning craft cocktail bar, The Mayhaw.
Originally created by Dena Marino and Brandy Coletta, MC Kitchen has become an essential part of Miami’s Design District and its restoration. This unique restaurant takes the concept of Modern Italian Cuisine to the next level. The menu showcases modern cooking techniques through the use of seasonal organic ingredients, house-cured meats and sausages, as well as homemade cheeses and fresh pasta. Ingredients are all fresh, local, and seasonal.
Ghee Indian Kitchen
Chef Niven Patel’s original restaurant in Dadeland was so successful, he opened a second location in Miami Design District. Using locally sourced ingredients and fresh produce from their own farm, Ghee Indian Kitchen elevates traditional Indian cuisine to a new level. Come and enjoy their authentic Gujarat-inspired, family-style dishes, delivered with a modern twist.