Attention all food lovers – spice it up this September! Kimpton’s Surfcomber Miami, South Beach and EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami are adding taste and flair to the Magic City during Miami Spice, a showcase of the best food offerings Miami has to offer. Both hotels, which have enjoyed acclaim for their chef-driven restaurants, are offering dee-lish Miami Spice lunch and dinner menus at Surfcomber’s Lantao Kitchen + Cocktails and EPIC’s Area 31 Restaurant. In addition, stay & save packages from both hotels include up to 33 percent savings per night on a stay along with one complimentary Miami Spice dinner.
Surfcomber Miami, South Beach – One of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ newest hotels, the re-invented, fully renovated Surfcomber Miami, South Beach re-opened in December 2011 with Lantao Kitchen + Cocktails quickly becoming a guest and local favorite. Inspired by the street foods of South East Asia, the high-style, effortlessly chic restaurant serves up some of the most flavorful Southeast Asian cuisine in all of Miami. During Miami Spice, renowned Chef Freddy Ortiz is offering guests special lunch and dinner menus, which include a sampling of many popular dishes including, BBQ Pork Ribs (pictured left); Fried Chicken Wings, Crisp Baby Squid, Charred Fish Tacos, Duck Crepes; Salmon Bulgogi; Rock Shrimp Lettuce Wraps; Upside Down Pear Cake; and Cherry-Vanilla Float. Beer, sake and wine pairings are available for an additional cost. For Lantao Kitchen + Cocktail’s complete Miami Spice lunch and dinner offerings and pricing, visit: http://www.ilovemiamispice.com/participants/lantao.html.
Adding fun and taste to the spice, and as part of the expansive array of “daylife” activities offered by the hotel, guests at Surfcomber Miami, South Beach will also enjoy the newly launched Behind the Apron guest program featuring interactive culinary demonstrations – including recipes and presentation tips – by Lantao Kitchen + Cocktail’s Chef Ortiz. Most recently, guests have enjoyed lessons on how to prepare summer rolls with rice paper, fresh veggies and a peanut dipping; Asian-style chips and dip with fire-roasted chili, veggies and crisp wonton chips; Soju oyster shots; spring salads with spike-roasted chicken and sake-marinated fish; as well as Chinese crepes with crab and tofu and herb salads. For travelers in town during Miami Spice, the next Behind the Apron culinary demonstration is currently scheduled for Sept. 19 starting at 6 p.m. at Lantao.
During Miami Spice, travelers seeking a great deal combined with top-notch cuisine will enjoy up to 30 percent savings on hotel stays and one complimentary Miami Spice dinner – appetizer, entrée and dessert – at Lantao Kitchen + Cocktails. With rates starting at $209, this offer includes 20 percent savings on two-night stays, 25 percent savings on three-night stays or 30 percent savings on four or more night stays. To book Surfcomber’s Miami Spice offer*, call (800) 994-6103 or visit www.surfcomber.com and use booking code SPICE. Guests must call Lantao directly at (305) 604-1800 to make dinner reservations. Offer is available for travel now through Sept. 30, 2012.
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EPIC Hotel – Kimpton’s EPIC is a top-rated, luxury waterfront hotel located in the heart of downtown Miami, and is home to the top-rated Area 31 Restaurant. Located on the hotel’s 16th floor, Area 31 delivers an inventive menu filled with Modern American cuisine. Sourcing fresh fish from the sustainable local waters identified (nautically) as Area 31, with local produce from Florida’s rich farmlands, Executive Chef E. Michael Reidt infuses the menu with passion and energy while preserving the integrity of the ingredients. Area 31’s Miami Spice lunch and dinner menus offer samplings of the restaurant’s most acclaimed dishes including Watermelon Gazpacho; Summer Luvage; Spiced Hangar Steak; Crispy Skin Snapper; Pork Rillette; Caramelized White Chocolate; and Frozen Coconut. Cocktail and wine parings are also available for an additional cost. For Area 31’s complete Miami Spice lunch and dinner menus and pricing, visit: http://www.ilovemiamispice.com/participants/area_31.htm.
During Miami Spice, guests can combine top-notch cuisine with a great getaway deal with EPIC’s 33 percent savings per night on three-night stays through Sept. 30. The deal also includes one complimentary Miami Spice dinner – appetizer, entrée and dessert – at Area 31. With rates starting at $239, to book EPIC’s Miami Spice offer*, call (866) 760-3742 or visit www.epichotel.com and use booking code SPICE. Guests must call Area 31 directly at (305) 424-5234 to make dinner reservations. This offer with the Miami Spice add-on is available for travel now through Sept. 30, 2012.
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*Terms & Conditions: Beverage, tax and gratuity are not included. Restaurant participation, days offered and menus vary and are subject to change. Cannot be substituted with lunch menu nor used for room service. Blackout dates may apply.
ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. In 1981 Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through authentic and unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and embodying a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Adjacent to the hotels are locally-loved, top-rated, Kimpton restaurants. Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare program that spans all hotels and restaurants. Market Metrix, a recognized authority and leader in feedback solutions, consistently ranks Kimpton above other hotel companies in luxury and upper upscale segments for customer satisfaction. Privately held Kimpton was recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Best Company to Work for in 2012. The company operates more than 50 hotels and more than 50 restaurants in 24 cities. For more information visit www.KimptonHotels.com or call 1-800-KIMPTON.