Co-owned by music mogul Pharrell Williams and located in the new Goodtime Hotel in South Beach, this restaurant is a trifecta of indulgence: a swim club, cocktail bar, and restaurant serving contemporary Mediterranean plates like sheftalia spiced sausage and falafel.
Amelia Island, Florida
The quietly luxurious Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island has opened this casual Lowcountry spot with creative cocktails (try the Set Sail Martini with grapefruit and rose vodka) and dishes like pulled pork poutine and a forage board with wild-game charcuterie.
Highlands, North Carolina
The recently renovated Skyline Lodge welcomes an outpost of this acclaimed steakhouse, offering prime steaks and seafood dishes, a floor-to-ceiling wine collection, and three native granite fireplaces, perfect for after-dinner brandy sipping.
This article appears in the Fall/Winter 2021 issue of Southbound.