As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. After the jump, find our other choices.
87. Poulet Rouge at Cecconi's Miami Beach
The poulet rouge is a pricey, all-grain-diet chicken modeled after the Label Rouge breed of France. At Cecconi's Miami Beach, chef Sergio Segala (formerly of Casa Tua) cooks the chicken in a wood-burning oven -- the resultant skin crisp, the meat moist, tender, and touting deep poultry flavor. The half-chicken portion is presented pooled with jus and crowned with wispy shavings of black truffle; mashed potatoes come alongside. The outdoor garden dining room, with retractable-roof, is as romantic as they come. Price for this stellar dish in gorgeous environment? $25.
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