Holiday Dining Recommender
December 18, 2012 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
The chef's daily mussel special at Angelique Euro Café
Angelique Euro Café
This charming Miracle Mile eatery will serve a special Holiday Spice prix fixe dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The three-course meal ($35) starts with bites like escargot in butter and wine sauce or the chef's daily mussel special. Scottish salmon, scallop risotto with truffle oil, and chicken breast with braised lentils round out second course offerings. For dessert, choose from raspberry white chocolate bread pudding, chocolate raspberry ganache cake, or vanilla bean ice cream with Amaretti cookie crumbs. 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 305-529-9922; angeliqueeurocafe.com
Available Christmas Eve and Christmas, BLT’s à la carte holiday offerings include chestnut apple soup with ginger whipped cream and apple tuile; roasted porcini mushroom with fonduta, pomegranate, mâché, and shaved white truffle, and a 20-ounce Kansas City strip steak with smoked brisket marmalade. Dessert promises a traditional Bûche de Noël with candy cane buttercream. 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 305-673-0044; thebetsyhotel.com
The Fontainebleau's anchoring Italian outpost will open on Christmas Eve, but its fabulous feast takes place on Christmas Day, with a one-night-only prix fixe dinner. For $75 per person, guests can indulge in four courses, including plates like yellowtail and polenta, Alaskan halibut, and coconut panna cotta. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 877-326-741; fontainebleau.com
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