In-demand mannequin Cindy Prado travels greater than 150 days a 12 months.
Although she loves the journey, the Cuban American influencer (with 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 6.1 million likes on TikTok) can’t wait to get again dwelling to Miami — and never simply because she owns the runway in the course of the metropolis’s Swim Week. “We have lovely high-end eating places, nightclubs and 24-hour events,” she tells Alexa. “It’s unimaginable to get bored on this metropolis.”
When the social media maven isn’t busy overseeing her profitable health platform, the Prado Program, she’s indulging her ardour for meals as an element proprietor of three Miami eating places (Miss Crispy Rice, Sushi OG and Papi Churro), all housed inside Oasis Wynwood.
Who higher to ask concerning the hottest spots in Magic City? Here’s the strutter’s must-hit checklist.
Baby Jane, 500 Brickell Ave.
“This is my go-to informal bar for a drink with mates. I’ve began and ended many nice nights right here.”
“Miss Crispy Rice has every little thing from the extra conventional spicy tuna to crispy rice topped with scallops and A5 Wagyu beef. It’s certainly one of my favorite locations to go meet up with my girlfriends and eat unimaginable meals.”
“As quickly as you stroll in, the scent alone — of sandalwood, cedar and iris — tells you you’re on trip, and their mild, earthy décor is so stress-free. The swimming pools are additionally lovely, and the lodge has nice eating choices.”
“For a classy evening out, Dave Grutman’s eating places take the gold. I most incessantly go to Komodo — I like the wild mushroom lo mein and truffled honey salmon. At Papi Steak I order the Wagyu pastrami, latkes, caviar baked potato, the Papi Steak tomahawk — and cocktails, in fact! They are one of the best for a enjoyable evening out, to identify celebs, hearken to enjoyable music and get the evening began in the event you’re seeking to exit afterward.”
Casa Tua, 1700 James Ave.
“This is the proper date spot. The Italian restaurant has a brilliant romantic ambiance with gentle ambient mild and Italian music taking part in on their outside backyard terrace — typically, they also have a violinist. The meals is nice as effectively.”
Dal Plin, 140 NE thirty ninth St.
“My favorite Italian informal spot is Dal Plin. I order the pomodoro bucatini topped with burrata [pictured]. It’s my go-to take-out restaurant. The homeowners are a husband and spouse from Italy, and so they make their pasta recent each single day — you possibly can inform they put their coronary heart into it. I like supporting a small enterprise, so I am going to them when craving pasta … which may be very usually.”
“Our specialty is ice cream sundaes with churros. We have a variety of crazy-amazing mixtures, equivalent to cookie dough ice cream with dulce de leche-filled churro or a guava-and-cheese churro sundae. It’s simply insane. Insanely good!”
“My second dwelling! It’s a small, boutique fitness center the place just about everybody is aware of one another, and nothing beats the sensation of understanding with folks that develop into like a second household — you all the time have a exercise buddy.”
“South Beach is essentially the most well-known seaside for a purpose. It is fairly, and there are such a lot of nice lodges round which you can get drinks at or lease their lounge beds on the sand, providing you with quite a lot of actions to participate in.”