Everyone was sad to hear Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink’s longtime pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith was leaving the restaurant group to head out West to California. But now we know who is replacing her — one of Goldsmith’s apprentices, the talented Amy Kalinowski. 

Mario Batali and Pat LaFrieda have tapped their favorite restaurants across the country to help fight AIDS with the Eat (Red), Drink (Red), Save Lives 2015 campaign and for this year’s event, two restaurants in the Design District are proud participants — MC Kitchen and Harry’s Pizzeria.

While most of the country is just thawing out from a long cold winter, Miami is in full-bloom all year round — especially Spring! With the season’s best fruits and vegetables literally growing in our backyard here are five of the best dishes available in the Design District that are filled with springtime flavor.

The last thing Mom needs to be doing this Mothers’ Day is cooking. This year treat her to a delicious meal at one of the Design District’s top dining spots.

With a new season comes a great new selection of drinks from The District, the popular eatery on the edge of the Miami Design District.