Miami-based writer Jon Warech has covered entertainment and pop culture for Us Weekly and AOL’S mandatory.com. His work has also appeared in the New York Daily News, Vibe, the Miami Herald, and ESPN the Magazine, among others. Recently, Warech coauthored Slam-dunk Success with Byron Scott and Charles Norris, out this month. In “Center of the Universe” (page 146), Warech reveals how Miami became a global destination, and why it will continue to grow. Your must-try Miami restaurants right now?
Upland is definitely my favorite new restaurant, and Naiyara is an old favorite. Both have great food and a fun scene. An underrated favorite of mine is K Ramen. Burger. Beer. at Townhouse. It’s a cool spot. Best place to people-watch?
Wynwood Walls and South Pointe Park are two spots where you can sit and see all sorts of people walk by and maybe learn a new language or two.