THIS HEALTHY/EASY BREAKFAST WAS INSPIRED BY SPRING
The key? Seasonal ingredients.
Peel a tangerine in your kitchen, and its scent instantly transports you to some exotic locale along the Mediterranean. And it’s probably because this prized jewel of the citrus family is said to originate from Tangier, Morocco.
Anastasia Koutsioukis opened Mandolin Aegean Bistro in Miami with her husband in 2009. With a beautiful garden, homespun dishes and a fuss free ambiance it’s become a treasured hot spot with outposts in Soho Houses from London to Berlin and Istanbul. With Miami on our minds, Koutsioukis welcomes Lane Crawford into her home.
MEET | ANASTASIA KOUTSIOUKIS Motivation What motivates me is doing what I love – if I could ever encourage one thing as an entrepreneur, it’s to listen to your inner voice and follow your passions. I feel that finding success and happiness is inevitable if you do something you enjoy and are good at. It will […]
I tap into creativity and inspiration in my everyday life. Whether opening the fridge andmaking a meal, traveling to another country and absorbing the architecture and culture, heading to a market where I find an artisanal piece or fresh ingredient, or just simply being around nature—these things somehow find their way into my work and world.
Whether you live in Miami or are visiting, having a meal at the city’s beloved, family-run mediterranean restaurant Mandolin Aegean Bistro is sort of a right of passage. Tucked modestly in Miami’s cool design district, the Mandolin crowd is alive with mirth and cachet and the Turkish- and Greek-inspired food is simple, fresh, unpretentious.
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