A blind date where you literally can't see — your partner, the decor, and especially the food you are consuming — might be the scariest (and most titillating) evening in Miami around. Apart from Fear Factor and cheesy drink commercials, eating or drinking something without the mindfulness of your eyes sounds ultimately sketchy. According to the forward-thinking, much-loved Chef Adrianne, eliminating the sense of sight only enhances the taste sensation of your meal. So when she hosts Dark Dining events at her restaurant, Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar, guests are blindfolded and served their dinners sans yeux, creating a stimulating and delectable experience, especially with the flavorful skills of Chef Adrianne behind the menu.
Coining the term “Maximum Flavor," Chef Adrianne has had a multitude of success throughout her fairly short time as a chef in Miami, from working at the Mandarin Oriental to having her own TV segment and restaurant. Clearly, there is no one better to trust with your foodie reservations, and, for such an exotic experience, the $50 per person cost nets you a hearty six to eight courses of sensory delights. Next time you are set up on a blind date, take it — literally: Relax, go easy on the makeup (it won't be seen), and prepare for the ultimate taste test experience.
Where: 11510 SW 147 Avenue; 305-408-8386
Photo: Courtesy of Chef Adrianne's