The crisp autumn weather may be nonexistent in South Florida, but some of the Magic City’s leading restos are shaking things up with mouthwatering, season-driven pastas. From hearty pumpkin agnolotti to oxtail lasagna, these rich and hearty bites will have you cozying up at dinnertime.
This Midtown trattoria is serving up fall on a dish with their anticipated tagliatelle. Flavored with a combination of leeks, prosciutto di parma, and butter, the chef adds a touch of saffron for an exotic and flavorful surprise. The dish is finished off with the resto's own parmiggiano reggiano for the final touch. Pair it with a glass of chianti for a dinner you won't forget. 3451 NE First Ave., Miami, 305-424-9588
When it comes to great quality ingredients, Icebox Cafe knows how to serve them up in delicious and seasonal ways. For something hearty and satisfying, look no further than the eatery's paparedelle. The pasta is served with a generous heap of braised, all natural angus beef short rib ragu and topped with a fresh, tomato basil sauce. 1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach, 305-538-8448
Don’t be fooled by the name: the sweet corn ravioli is a warming but light option that has a full-bodied taste that isn't overpowering through key ingredients like black pepper, chive, parmesan, and roasted corn. Enjoy the culinary flavors of autumn al fresco with unbeatable views. 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-375-8282
The talented folks at db Bistro Moderne offer a savory pumpkin agnolotti to spice things up this season. Stuffed with a perfumed blend of roasted pumpkin, brown butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and mascarpone, the pasta is then sprinkled with caramelized Brussels sprouts, roasted chestnuts, butternut squash, sage, and brown butter foam, which gives it its playful texture and colorful presentation. JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-421-8800
On your next visit to Tom Colicchio's Beachcraft, don't miss out on the mouth-watering rabbit garganelli, served with carrots, swiss chard, and pistachio. The tenderness of the braised rabbit is juxtaposed with the carrots and swiss chard, while the pistachio brings everything together in addition to creating some texture. 1 Hotel South Beach, 2395 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-604-6700
This Coconut Grove newcomer is whipping up something special for autumn, which comes in the form of chocolate ravioli stuffed with rabbit. Presented with the cocoa pasta in this sweet fall foray are some essential players like braised rabbit, brown butter, pumpkin, and sage, making this the ultimate sweet and savory dish. 3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove, 305-640-5862
This treasured Doral resto's beloved ravioli gets a seasonal twist with its pumpkin-stuffed version. Throw in shallots and mascarpone cream sauce for a satisfying take to Trattoria di Campo's classic. 9533 NW 41st St., Doral, 786-362-6368