Eat Out on Christmas in Miami, Part Two
Does your XMas plate usually look like this? It may be best to go out to dinner this year.
We gave you an early roundup of where to experience the true holiday cheer of a meal made easy (meaning, by someone else), so now we present the second installation of those restaurants trying to entice you to go out for Christmas this year. Here's what you'll eat and what it'll cost:
660 at the Anglers
Menu Highlights: an 18-hour roasted leg of pork with a sour orange and rioja mojo; plantain tostones; coquito tres leches,
a lime cake with aged rum and dulce de leche
($44.95 per person, children under 12, $19.95).
1500° at Eden Roc
Menu Highlights: Palmetto Creek Farms ham with pineapple relish; lamb chops with sautéed
greens and duck fat fries; seared swordfish with grits and herb salsa; mincemeat tarts, Italian berry trifle ($67 per person, children 5 - 11, $20, children under four eat for free).
EOS at Viceroy Miami
Menu Highlights: crab cake with aioli and fennel salad; pan seared halibut with clam chowder; beef tenderloin with wild mushrooms, chestnuts and a black truffle beurre fondue; pumpkin cake stone fruit compote ($55 per person, children under 12, $35).
Lou Lou Le Petit Bistro
Menu Highlights: chestnut soup; roasted goose with apricot glaze; classic buche de noel; complimentary glass of champagne, and a shot of moonchine! ($39 per person).
Menu Highlights: nieve de invierno, an egg-nog like cocktail made with almond syrup and tequila; octopus tortilla pie; stuffed pork loin, carnitas and ribs; lamb shoulder with poblano peppers (à la carte pricing, $8 - $28).
Menu Highlights: pork belly skewer with caramelized apple and blood orange balsamic reduction; baked salmon roulade with sweet water prawns, foie gras, teardrop tomato ceviche and braised leek fondue; chocolate yule log with mocha buttercream frosting ($45 per person).
Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill
Menu Highlights: pan seared foie gras with candied persimmon; truffle-roasted goose with chestnut puree, herb crusted rack of lamb with mint demi-glace; eggnog parfait with rum caramel and winter spice ice cream (à la carte pricing, $8 - $42).
The Restaurant at the Setai
Menu Highlights: foie
gras torchon with sauternes jelly; winter black truffle soup; Wagyu
beef with king oyster mushroom and beef jus; chestnut and black current buche with hazelnut, rum and chestnut ice cream ($95 per person, children under 12, $45).
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