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Soyka is being sold. Here's what's next for one of Miami's oldest and most iconic restaurants

Dec 17, 2018 - The Miami Herald

Mark Soyka called Yardbird founder John Kunkel every three months to ask him the same question: Do you want to buy my restaurant?

Kunkel would say yes, Soyka would say OK, then hang up and not call back for another three months. It went on like that for more than three years.

On Tuesday, Soyka finally finished the conversation.

Soyka, 75, the eponymous restaurateur who used his background in interior design to create some of Miami's most eclectic and original restaurant spaces,...