Chef Boulud's NYC Spot Spices up db Bistro Moderne

May 27, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News

This summer, DBGB Kitchen and Bar takes over db Bistro Moderne and offers diners a revisited classic menu. 

Yankee burger at db Bistro in Miami.

Chef Boulud's NYC Restaurant Takes Over db Bistro

Chef Daniel Boulud's DBGB Kitchen and Bar is heading south this summer taking over db Bistro Moderne Miami. The DBGB menu will be available at the Miami eatery through July 4, offering popular items recreated by executive chef Jason Pringle and executive pastry chef Jerome Maure. Options include the Tunisienne sausage with lamb and mint merguez, the piggy burger, a 7-oz. beef patty topped with BBQ pulled pork, and the peach melba sundae. Groups of eight or more can opt for the “Whole Hog Feast” in the wine cellar and enjoy a tarte flambée and charcuterie before digging into the pièce de resistance: a slow-roasted suckling pig served tableside. 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, 305-421-8800 

Desserts from the DBGB menu.

Farm-to-Glass Cocktails at Macchialina

Armed with a full bar, Macchialina Taverna Rustica has brought in celebrated Miami mixologist William Rivas to craft its new cocktail menu. The offerings will include four classic and four signature cocktails that will change every four to six weeks. Rivas says they are "focusing on spirits and not over-stylizing cocktails" and the "quality of ingredients more than showmanship." Debut libations include the Rising Sun with mescal and blood orange; the Phenomena with Beefeater 24, Cardamaro, and Montanaro vermouth; and the Devil in a Blue Dress with Ancho Reyes, Kappa Pisco, and lemon. 820 Alton Rd., Miami Beach, 305-534-2124

Macchialina debuts a new mixology program via William Rivas.

Four-Course Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner at The Setai

As part of the rotating wine-with-dinner series, The Restaurant at The Setai is serving a four-course feast paired with Veuve Clicquot Champagne on May 29, 2014. Executive chef Mathias Gervais has designed a menu with vintage pairings from chef sommelier Dwayne Savoie with courses that include Maine lobster paired with a 2004 Veuve Clicquot Gold Label, along with a poached Dover sole and Alverta President Caviar, paired with 2004 Veuve Clicquot Rosé Gold Label. Dinner is $150 and starts with a reception at 7:30 p.m. and a meal at 8 p.m. 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-520-6000

Wynwood Kitchen Whips Up Tropical Libations for Summer

Wynwood Kitchen & Bar has added a host of tropical-themed cocktails to its menu, including the Tony G—which honors the late Tony Goldman, a visionary behind the Wynwood Walls. The sip is composed of Bulleit red bourbon, spiced lemonade, Drambuie, and rosemary garnish. Also new is the Lucky Colada, a sweet swirl of Lucky Player Meringue Pie vodka, pineapple, lime juice, Midori, and guanabana. 2550 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-722-8959

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