100 Favorite Dishes: Bang Bang Shrimp at A Fish Called Avalon

100 Favorite Dishes: Bang Bang Shrimp at A Fish Called Avalon

As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

47. Bang Bang Shrimp at A Fish Called Avalon

A Fish Called Avalon recently unveiled a new

menu, but you can bet Bang Bang shrimp is still around -- as it has

been since the South Beach seafood restaurant first opened its Ocean

Drive doors in 1996. Chef Brian Cantrell marinates the succulent

crustaceans in a citrus mojo, sears them on the grill, and plates the

shrimp with grapefruit and orange sections, avocado crema, and

pistachio dust ($14). Add a glass of Chardonnay and -- Bang Bang -- you're


A Fish Called Avalon

700 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach


Hungry for more? The dishes in our countdown thus far are linked below:

100. Warm Buffala Mozzarella With Clay-Baked

Roma Tomatoes and Eggplant at Timo

99. Butter Sweet Potato Pecan Cheesecake at

the Mahogany Grille

98. Jerk Penne Pasta at Ortanique on the


97. Herb-Basted Chicken Potpie at Gables


96. Calzone Brooklynese at Pizza Volante

95. Deep-Fried Frogs' Legs at Coopertown

Airboats in the Florida Everglades

94. Caramelized Onion Quiche at La Provence

93. Huevo Frito con Patatas, Jamón y Setas

at Solea

92. Side of Bone Marrow Served With Steak at

BLT Steak in the Betsy Hotel, South Beach

91. Swordfish at the Oceanaire Seafood Room

90. Twice-baked upside-down Gruyère cheese

soufflé at Pascal's On Ponce

89. BBQ Shrimp at Red Light Little River

88. Thai Spring Rolls at the Asian Cultural

Festival at Fruit and Spice Park

87. Sunday Fish Fry at the Shantel Lounge

86. Old Dirty Dawg at gastroPod Miami

85. Vegan Ding Dong at Lido at the Standard

84. Mahi-Mahi Tacos at Fish Shack &


83. Moroccan Spicy Chicken Sandwich at Elie's


82. Spicy Tuna Rock at Asia Bay

81. Lechón Asado at El Palacio de los Jugos

80. Grilled Octopus at Mandolin Aegean


79. Blue Cheese and Jamon Croquetas at


78. A Frita, Cuban Hamburger at El Mago de

las Fritas

77. Strawberry Shake and Cinnamon Bun at

Knaus Berry Farm

76. Chocolate Soup at Charlotte Bistro

75. Corn on the Cob at Shorty's

74. Dim Sum Barbecue Platter at Hakkasan

73. Quadretti con Portobello Olio Tartufato

at Spiga

72. Homemade Pasta at Joey's Italian Cafe In


71. Tuna Ceviche at OLA

70. Bento Box at NAOE

69. Churros at Sra. Martinez

68. Organic Microgreen Salad at Paradise


67. Warbat from Middle East Best Food

66. Fried Chicken at Magnum Lounge

65. Goat Cheese Burger at Oneburger

64. Chicken Spinach Panini at Lemoni Cafe

63. Spaghetti at Scarpetta

62. Praline Bread Pudding at Morgans

61. Almond Croissant at Buena Vista Deli

60. Steak Empanada at La Estancia Argentina

59. Bacon Guacamole at El Scorpion

58. Omakase, Chef's Choice at Sushi Deli

57. Baja Chicken Enchilada Soup at Lost

& Found Saloon

56. Chicken Paillard at Quattro

55. Heirloom Tomato alá Liquid Nitrogen at

Dilido Beach Club

54. Pork Buns at Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

53. The Memphis Piggie at Bar-B-Que Beach

52. Chopped Salad at The Forge

51. Pan

Con Bistec at Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop
50. Lobster Ravioli at Calamari

49. Passion Fruit Panna Cotta at Bourbon Steak
48. Spicy Tuna Roll at Shoji Sushi

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