Dining near Miami
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Sun Sentinel dining arbiter Michael Mayo, who throws compliments (and stars) around like manhole covers, has recently given three stars or more to these Miami-area restaurants:
Amara at Paraiso, 3101 NE Seventh Ave., Miami; 305-702-5528, AmaraAtParaiso.com
Mayo: “[James Beard Award winner] Michael Schwartz calls his latest restaurant, Amara at Paraiso, ‘a love letter to Miami.’ Despite whatever misgivings a diner may have about gentrification, cultural appropriation, frustration in navigating a rat’s maze of streets under construction and exasperation in encountering a menu with yet another $100-plus steak ($110 actually, for a family style, 32-ounce, grass-fed ribeye) it is almost impossible not to love Amara back. The view is unbeatable. The Latin-inspired food is