LODGINGPelican Hotel, expensive;(305) 673-3373. "Was decorated by Diesel, the designer clothingcompany, and was recently renovated." The TidesHotel, very expensive; (305) 604-5070. "The rooms arelarge and comfortable, and the service is great."

DININGAmalfi Ristorante, Italian;(305) 444-3083. "Great pasta and a big wine list." Bond St.Lounge, Japanese; (305) 534-3800. "One of my favoriterestaurants in Miami." Carpaccio, Italian; (305)867-7777. "Known for its salads."
Front Porch Café, American; (305) 531-8300. "It's the new,
happening place for breakfast, right on the beach." Joe'sStone Crab, seafood; (305) 673-0365. "It's the best stonecrab in the world, and everybody knows it." LaCarreta, Cuban; (305) 444-7501. "Miami is famous for itsCuban food and Cuban coffee." Nemo, new American;(305) 532-4550. "A good place to go for brunch." Osteriadel Teatro, Italian; (305) 538-7850. "Has a great Italianmenu." Sundays on the Bayseafood; (305) 361-6777."An indoor/outdoor seafood place, where the more casual you dress,the better." Zahbo, eclectic; (305) 669-1919. "Amix of Italian, Asian, and Latin American."