New restaurants opened in Miami and Miami Beach at a breakneck pace in recent weeks, while established eateries have fine-tuned their food and service in anticipation of Art Basel crowds. Here are several restaurants in each category — plus the details on some on-site pop-ups — worth checking out during art breaks.
27 Restaurant & Bar: Hip hostel/hangout Freehand Miami Beach, home to top cocktail bar Broken Shaker, has opened its much-anticipated restaurant with a menu that leans toward the Mediterranean and Latin America. 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach. 305-531-2727.