87. Poulet Rouge at Cecconi's Miami Beach

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 cafe@miaminewtimes.com. After the jump, find our other choices.

87. Poulet Rouge at Cecconi's Miami Beach
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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.


100 Favorite Dishes:

88. Grilled Scallops with Pickled Plum at Zuma

89. Garnachos at Taqueria el Mexicano

90. Pancakes at Sky Grille in Miami Tower

91. Tuna Ceviche at Sushi Samba

92. BBQ Pork Roll at American Noodle Bar

93. Mandolin's Hand-Cut Fries

94. Joe Allen's Bourbon Bread Pudding
95. Lobster Roll at Joe's Stone Crab Takeaway
96. Brussels Sprouts at Sakaya Kitchen
97. Gandules en Escabeche from Raaga Cart

98. Pizza Genovese at Spris

99. Leek Soup at Buena Vista Deli

100. Dumplings at Chow Down Grill

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Cecconi's Miami Beach

4385 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

786-507-7902

www.cecconismiamibeach.com


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