By Kara Franker

For crave-worthy sushi, tropical sake cocktails and Miami-style people watching, head to Sushi Couture Miami on South Beach.

Reality TV star and Kim Kardashian BFF Jonathan Cheban has once again teamed up with Sushi MiKasa's Chef Kevin Chun to present a totally unique sushi experience.

Aptly named Sushi Couture, and located on famed Ocean Drive, the duo serves up only the highest quality fish, flown in twice weekly from Japan. And it's quite possible with Cheban at the helm that this posh little eatery is Kim K's new favorite place to eat sushi in Miami.

Cheban wanted to bring his favorite Omakase-centered Japanese eats to a new home and South Beach is the perfect fit. "Sushi Couture Miami is all about Chef Kevin's unparalleled menu and selection served in a setting that is high energy, fun and approachable," says Cheban. "Dining out is a huge part of my life that I am thrilled to share with everyone in Miami."

Chef Kevin's original sushi and sashimi are menu standouts including special pieces, including Salmon Sautéed Tomato, Tuna Sautéed Tofu and Chopped Eel Avocado. His inventive sushi creations and homemade sauces will be the focus of the menu, along with cocktails, starters, entrees and sides. Other menu highlights include The Peking Duck Bun, Japanese Style Buffalo Wings – Soy Garlic or Spicy Soy Garlic – and Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice.

The cocktail menu features a number of classic and signature cocktails in addition to "Frozen Couture Cocktails," the Bubble Yum, Kryptonite, Cotton Candy Land and Papa Cherry. As well as homemade strawberry and lychee sake, Couture desserts include signature staple sorbets and fried ice cream plus green tea flavored World Famous Lady M Crepe Cakes.

If you go...

Sushi Couture is located at 1144 Ocean Drive on Miami Beach at The Victor Hotel. For reservations, call 305.535.3500 or email Check out the restaurant online at



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