4 Miami Spice Newcomers to Try

July 29, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News

These first-time Miami Spice participants are aiming to please with some of the most diverse menus around. 

1826 Restaurant and Lounge in Miami.

1826 is serving up Florida-inspired dishes for Miami Spice. 

1826

Chef Danny Grant's Spice menu at 1826 Restaurant & Lounge is centered on in-season local ingredients, with dishes like the Florida avocado salad with grapefruit and hearts of palm; poached Florida grouper with shrimp, saffron, and potatoes; and yellow fin tuna tartare with heirloom tomato, black olive, and basil. Diners start the four-course meal with a snack; choose from hen egg black-garlic custard, beef tartare cornets, smoked salmon mousse, or a leek croquette. 1826 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-763-8860

15th & Vine

Viceroy Miami's 15th-floor restaurant, 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar, is putting a boozy spin on its Spice dinner menu by incorporating spirits into a handful of the 24 dishes and desserts. We recommend starting with the shandy oysters with bacon crumble, beer emulsion, and chimichurri salt, followed by Chef Frank Rog’s specialty: Southern pork loin with pecan and peach chutney and Abita beer-braised collard greens. For dessert, order a cocktail-inspired treat like the Moscow Mule, a vodka apple tarte tatin with ginger beer sorbet, or the Bellini, consisting of peach crème brûlée with Prosecco-marinated peaches. 485 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-503-0373

Traymore at the Metropolitan by COMO in Miami.

Traymore at the new Metropolitan by COMO is hosting Miami Spice-goers. 

Traymore

Executive Chef Jonathan Lane at Traymore—located inside the new Metropolitan by COMO—has put seasonal seafood and Florida fare on his three-course Spice dinner menu, which will rotate every two weeks. For the first menu round, start with Campari tomato risotto with zucchini blossoms, thyme, and aged parmesan; have a main course of wild stripped bass with shredded potato and leek cake, shitake mushrooms, and scallion vinaigrette; and end your meal with Caramélia mousse. 2445 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-695-3600

Michael Mina 74

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s newest bistro, Michael Mina 74, is serving a Spice dinner menu that spans Mina's global tastes to all-American favorites. For your main dish, choose from the Florida snapper with shrimp fried rice, Berkshire pork belly with grilled stonefruit and cognac-peach coulis, or buttermilk-fried chicken with hot sauce and honey. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4636

PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF 1826; COMO HOTELS AND RESORTS (TRAYMORE) 

Like what you're reading? Get it delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up now for our newsletters >>

FOLLOW US
Around The Web
 
Aspen Peak Magazine Austin Way Magazine Boston Common Magazine Capitol File Magazine Gotham Magazine Hamptons Magazine Los Angeles Confidential Michigan Avenue Magazine Ocean Drive Magazine Philadelphia Style Magazine Vegas Magazine