A TASTE OF THE 2019 MIAMI OPEN PRESENTED BY ITAÚ
By Tucker Verdi
The Miami Open presented by Itaú, an annual celebration of tennis on a global scale, draws hundreds of thousands of visitors through its gates each year. With the move to Hard Rock Stadium in 2019, the Miami Open has innovated and grown to expand and improve the fan experience.
A culmination of art, music, entertainment, and luxury, the Miami Open has continued to revolutionize its fan-oriented environment by adding to its already-expansive selection of internationally-inspired cuisine. This year is without exception as the tournament features numerous and varied options of world-class fare.
Here is your go-to list of dining options at the 2019 Miami Open presented by Itaú at Hard Rock Stadium.
Casa Tua Cucina — Craving upscale Italian pastas and salads? With their delicious offerings of “pasta e insalate,” Casa Tua Cucina gives you a little taste of Italy here under the beautiful South Florida sun.
The Grill — Pure angus cheeseburgers, savory grilled chicken sandwiches, and a foot-long hotdog are the staples of this stop built on classic American meals, all served with a side of “cross-court fries.”
Sushi Maki — Made only with fresh and responsibly-sourced ingredients, Sushi Maki provides tasty combinations in their selections of sushi rolls. “Roll” on by to experience what great sushi should taste like.
SuViche — Combining the flavors of traditional Peruvian dishes with the creative tastes of Japanese sushi, SuViche provides the perfect integration of culinary influences, which is representative of the international cuisine of Miami.
Bluestone Lane Cafe — This cafe, focused on a delivering a holistic “coffee experience” rather than just serving coffee, offers Australian-inspired premium coffee and delicious healthy eats with welcoming, first-class service.
Bourbon Steak — A modern American fine dining experience is what is promised and delivered at Bourbon Steak. Started by Michael Mina, this steakhouse offers deluxe fare including organic, hormone-free beef and fresh seafood.
Pincho — Their tagline, “Real Latin-inspired food served fresh every day with a side of attitude,” pretty much sums it up. This pit stop fuses Latin culinary traditions with contemporary foods, resulting in Latin-influenced burgers and skewers.
Baskets Market — A not-so-typical grab-n-go market, Baskets Market allows you to snack in between matches with a variety of foods and drinks from which to choose.
Everglades BBQ — Whether you go with their signature pulled-pork sandwich or their original BBQ pulled-pork nachos, Everglades BBQ is sure to serve you a delicious meal with its savory sauce that still packs a kick.
Menchie’s — Serving frozen yogurt your way, Menchie’s is there to cater to your sweet tooth all day long. You get to pick the flavors and the toppings, and then catch your favorite players on court with a sweet treat in hand.
Avos ‘n Tacos by Avocados from Mexico — Pick from a variety of street tacos, or get one of each if your heart desires, and enjoy the Mexican-inspired tastes of Avos ‘n Tacos.
Kiki on the River — In a Mediterranean-inspired setting built on the ground at the Miami open, Kiki on the River serves up modern interpretations of classic Greek cuisine, all while a DJ keeps the vibe alive at this second story restaurant overlooking the East Terrace.
Novecento — An Argentinian-inspired bistro, Novecento serves authentic food with an authentic goal of being a South American food experience, not simply meant to be eaten, but be enjoyed and savored with friends and family.
Chifa — Originating in Peru, Chifa blends together the traditions of Chinese-Cantonese cooking with Peruvian ingredients and cooking styles to create the perfect fusion of culinary influences.
In addition to these outstanding dining options, you can choose from one of many food trucks lining Old Miami — the area in between the Miami Open’s 18 new practice courts, or grab a quick bite to eat in the Paseo. Also, Hard Rock Stadium houses some great selections as well, such as Shula Burger and Farmstead Chicken Chips.
As we enter the middle weekend of the 2019 tournament, there is no shortage of places to eat amazing food and enjoy amazing tennis.
Get your tickets for the 2019 Miami Open presented by Itaú here!