Press 2017

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Micheal Schulson: A chef with taste & Style

Closer Weekly- December 11, 2017

The celeb restauranteur cooked up a condo as stunning as his eateries... 

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Spend New Year's Eve at the Diplomat Beach Resort

NBC Miami, 6 in the Mix - December 6, 2017

 

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Monkitail is a modern Japanese Hotspot

CBS Miami Taste of the Town - November 30, 2017

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Miami's Best New Restaurants of 2017

Thrillist - November 13, 2017

Well 2017, it's been real. As we head down the homestrech of perhaps the most surreal year any of us can remember, it's time to forget about things like Brickwell avenue becoming the Brickwell River, headlines....

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OK! Magazine Features Michael's Tuna Poke

OK! Magazine • October 16, 2017

Among Philadelphia's can't-miss attractions - the Liberty Bell, the Rocky steps at the entrance to the Museum of Art - food lovers would definitely include Michael Schulson's trifecta of celebrity-beloved restaurants: Harp & Crown, Double Knot and Sampan.

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9 Sexiest New Restaurants and Bars in Miami

Zagat - September, 18, 2017

It's not just hot beaches, high temperature and good looking locals that makes Miami one sexy city. It also has one sizzling dining scene. These super sleek interiors and waterfront views may take your breathe away, but so will the top-notch menus ranging from French to Argentinian.....

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Chef Extraordinaire Michela Schulson's LATEST JAPANESE VENTURE

Resident Magazine • September, 2017

Celebrity and famed chef Micheal Schulson introduces his modern Japanese fare at the well established Monkitail Restaurants at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida his seventh restaurants......

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Top Chef 2017, Broward Country

City & Shore • September, 2017

Micheal Schulson, Restaurant : Monktail.....

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No Monkeying Around

Ocean Drive • September, 2017

BELOVED PHILADELPHIA CHEF MICHAEL SCHULSON SHINES WITH HIS NEW JAPANESE RESTAURANT (AND SECRET KARAOKEBAR)MON ITAIL, LOCATED IN HOLLYWOOD’S RECENTLY RENOVATED DIPLOMAT RESORT.

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Michael Schulson Named Top Chef 2017 of Broward County

City & Shore Magazine • September 2017

How often do you hear a six-year-old rave about duck scrapple? And by rave I mean, "Can we have duck scrapple tonight?" Or, "This past is OK but it's not duck scrapple." Or, "I'm going to die if I don't get duck scrapple!" These statements - and many more - concerning the duck scrapple bao bun dish we ordered at the new Monkitail restaurant have been uttered nearly as often as requests for Pokemon cards at my house these past few months.

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No Monkeying Around : Monkitail Featured in Ocean Drive Magazine

Ocean Drive Magazine • September 2017

Beloved Philadelphia Chef Michael Schulson shines with his new Japanese restaurant (and secret karaoke bar) Monkitail, located in Hollywood's recently renovated Diplomat Resort.

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CHARACTER TRAITS

Venice • Summer, 2017

There’s something in the water in Hollywood Beach. And it’s percolating.

The narrow barrier island sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway is undergoing a metamorphosis that’s hard to ignore. Since the economy bounced back from the 2008 recession, Hollywood Beach ...

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SAVORING SUMMER

South Florida Luxury Guide • Summer 2017

Restaurateur Michael Schulson brings his innovative Japanese fare to Monkitail at the recently revamped Diplomat Beach Resort. The modern menu features an expansive selection of sharable plates, sashimi, sushi, robatayaki and more, along with specialty cocktails and sake. Editor's tip: To fully ...

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A Beautiful Beginning: After only four months, Monkitail flirts with excellence

Sun Sentinel • August 25, 2017

Monkitail Restaurant opened at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood on April 28, part of the resort's $100 million upgrade. It is a high-end Japanese restaurant from Philadelphia-based chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson featuring izakaya fare - shareable small plates - and robatayaki, items grilled slowly over charcoal on short wooden skewers.

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A beautiful beginning

South Florida SunSential • August 25, 2017

After only four months, Monktail flirts with excellence.....

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Review: Monkitail at Diplomat Resort in Hollywood is off to a promising start

SouthFlorida.com • August 24, 2017

Monkitail restaurant opened at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood on April 28, part of the resort's $100 million upgrade. It is a hight-end Japanese restaurant from Philadelphia-based chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson featuring izakaya, shareable small plates, and robatayaki, items grilled slowly on short ...

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MONKITAIL Wins Best Hotel Restaurant of 2017!

USA Today • August 4, 2017

Monkitail debuted in April of 2017 at the Diplomat Beach Resort and is already one of Hollywood, Florida's buzziest new restaurants. Inspired by a Japanese izakaya, the eatery from Chef Michael Schulson features sushi, sake and sharable small plates, including wasabi ceviche, pastrami bao buns, bacon yakisoba and duck shabu shabu.

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America's Best Hotel Restaurant? Readers say Monkitail!

USA Today • August 4, 2017

Some Amerca's best restaurants helmed by talented and often award winning chefs can be found within hotels and resorts from coast to coast. we asked a panel of hotel and travel experts to nominate their favorite hotel restaurants........

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Celebrity Chef Brings Modern Japanese Fare to Hollywood

Our City Aventura • August 2017

Michael Schulson, celebrity chef and restaurateur, recently added another restaurant toexpand his Schulson Collective portfolio. Schulson’s restaurants span the northern east coast in Philadelphia and New Jersey, but his latest creation is right here in Hollywood at The Diplomat Beach Resort.

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Monkitail

Aventura • August, 2017

The Diplomat beach resort hits another culinary Homerun with this modern spot specializing in Japanese Izakaya abd Sushi....

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WORTH THE DRIVE

EASTERN PROMISES

MIAMI • July/August, 2017

It seems there's something about The Diplomat Beach Resort that keeps attracting top restaurateurs to the property. Earlier this year, Geoffrey Zakarian opened Point Royal on-site. Now, chef and owner  Michael Schulson is ...

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How to grill with skewers, from chicken to scallops to steak

NBC, TODAY - July 21, 2017

Chef Micheal Schulson of Monkitail in Hollywood, Florida, is one of the TODAY plaza to demonstrate how skewers can be fast and fun way to amke delicious summer barbecue dishes using..... 

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Monkitail: Modern Japanese Cuisine Comes to Hollywood

Miami Food Pug • July 11, 2017

When we used to think of Hollywood, great food was one of the last things that came to mind. It wasn't until we stumbled upon The Diplomat Beach Resort earlier this year that our mentality changed. The sprawling property is a quality during ...

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Celebrity Chef Brings Modern Japanese Fare to Hollywood

Our City Hollywood • July 2017

Michael Schulson, celebrity chef and restaurateur, recently added another restaurant toexpand his Schulson Collective portfolio. Schulson’s restaurants span the northern east coast in Philadelphia and New Jersey, but his latest creation is right here in Hollywood at The Diplomat Beach Resort.

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VIDEO : How to grill with skewers, from chicken to scallops to steak

The TODAY Show • July 21, 2017

Chef Michael Schulson of Monkitail in Hollywood, Florida, is on the TODAY plaza to demonstrate how skewers can be a fast and fun way to make delicious summer barbecue dishes using everything from chicken to scallops to steak. He also shows how to make an easy yakitori sauce.

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WHAT $100 MILLION CAN DO: DIPLOMAT BEACH RESORT'S HOLLYWOOD FACELIFT 

Indugle • July 19, 2017

At the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, everything old is new again.

Relive your Atari glory days with an old-school arcade machine loaded with 60 classic video games (space Invaders, anyone?), be a pinball wizard, no coins ...

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A twist on a Japanese gastropub

Sun Sentinel • July 5, 2017

Monkitail 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, 954-602-8755, Monkitail.com

Celebrity chef and Philadelphia-based restaurateur Michael Schulson has un- veiled his latest izakaya concept — a mod- ern twist on a Japanese gastropub with small plates and sushi — as part of the Diplomat Resort & Spa’s $100 million ...

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Diplomat Resort opens Monkitail, a Japanese gastropub from celebrity chef Michael Schulson 

SouthFlorida.com • June 30, 2017

The new Monkitail in Hollywood serves Kumamoto oysters with yuzu and basil seeds as a specialty sashimi.

Celebrity chef and Philadelphia-based restaurateur Michael Schulson has unveiled his lates izakaya concept, a modern twist on a Japanese gastropub with small plates and sushi ...

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Spot light shines on Monkitail Restaurant 

NBC Miami 6 • June 26, 2017

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Is the best modern Japanese spot in South Florida in Hollywood?

Miami.com • June 15, 2017

The who: Philadelphia-based chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson brings his modern Japanese fare to Hollywood, Florida with the opening of Monkitail, a contemporary izakaya.

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The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale Right Now, Summer 2017

Eater • June 12, 2017

5 Monkitail

The izakaya-style eatery from  seMichael Schulson serves up a variety of sushi, small Japanese bites and inventive cocktails in a dimly-lit -- and completely date worthy ...

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Monkitail at the Diplomat Offers an Array of Inspired Dishes and a Secret Lounge

Miami New Times • June 9, 2017

Now Michael Schulson has opened Monkitail at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood. As owner of the Schulson Collective of restaurants along with wife Nina, the chef owns and operates several establishments ... 

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Hottest restaurants in Miami

Zagat • June 5, 2017

From new launches by big-name chefs to adventurous upstairs, here are the hottest restaurants in Miami right now. It's one heck of a culinary  to-do list. so clear....

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Monkitail by Michael Schulson Opens at The Diplomat Beach Resort

MIAbites • May 31, 2017

After an extensive expansion and multi-million dollar renovation, The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood has become a foodie destination with various outlets spearheaded by nationally recognized chefs.

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OCEAN DRIVE MAGAZINE'S MAY/JUNE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE "THE LIST" EVENT

Ocean Drive • May 18, 2017

Ocean Drive celebrated their May/June 2017 Women of influence edition of "THE LIST" at Monkitail - celebrity chef Michael Schulson's newest restaurant concept located at The Diplomat Beach Resort - on May 18, 2017. 150 VIP tastemakers and luminaries ...

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April 2017's Broward and Palm Beach Restaurant Opening and Closings

Miami New Times • May 2, 2017

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers - and in South Florida, a few more restaurants and bars too.

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Double Knot Featured in Food & Wine Trendspotting

Food & Wine • May 2017

By day, this sprawling Philly duplex slings coffee, rice bowls and banh mi. But come nighttime, chefs Michael Schulson and Kevin Yanaga turn the basement into a boisterous drinking den with deliciously inauthentic snacks like tempura-style cheese curds and duck-scrapple-stuffed buns.

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A Sneak Peak Into Michael Schulson's Monkitail, opening Friday at the Diplomat

Miami New Times • April 27, 2017

Monkitail, created by Philadelphia-based chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson, opens to the public tomorrow, Friday, April 28. The eatery's debut brings a contemporary izakaya - or Japanese gastropub - with sharable small plates and sushi, as well as an array of specialty cocktails ...

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Recreate the Look of Philadelphia’s Harp & Crown at Home

Domino Magazine • February 28, 2017

When Michael Schulson and his wife Nina Tinari-Schulson first stepped inside what would become Harp & Crown, it was a gutted, cavernous expanse that that once housed a Gap Outlet. “It’s not often you see a beautiful, open space with towering, 24 foot ceilings in Center City Philadelphia,” Schulson recalls. “It was love at first sight.” The husband and wife duo behind some of Philadelphia’s most noteworthy restaurants lovingly transformed the vast space into a warm and welcoming American tavern-inspired restaurant—a fitting concept for a city steeped in history. The name itself is a nod to one of Philadelphia’s original taverns dating back to the 19th Century.

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There's an Ultra High-End Cocktail Bar Hidden in a Philadelphia Bowling Alley

Maxim • January 17, 2017

Drinking and bowling go together like—actually, there might not be any better pairing than getting sloshed and heaving heavy balls. The typical offering at the local bowling alley, however, is pitcher after pitcher of watery, lukewarm beer. That’s why the top-notch cocktail bar/bowling alley Elbow Lane in Philly caught our attention.

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