Alan Yau's London Hakkasan has earned a Michelin star, but many of the dishes at the Miami outpost are similar to those found at any other Chinese joint — just much better. Among the many standouts on the extensive menu are traditional roast Peking duck breast bursting with five-spice flavor; jasmine tea-smoked pork ribs whose soft, aromatic meat slips off the row of bones; and a juicy wedge of silver cod with a seductive champagne and honey sauce. For a light dessert, try the chocolate fondant with passionfruit, banana and soy caramel ice cream. Starters are priced high, and there are a number of expensive entrees involving seafoods and beef. Whether our local Hakkasan can ever rise to Michelin status is Mr. Yau's problem; we're just happy to be among the privileged few to get a taste of his Cantonese crowd pleasers.
- Price: $$$$
- Hours: Thursday, Sunday, Monday 6-11 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
- Alcohol: Full bar
- Reservations: Recommended
- Parking: Garage available, Lot available, Metered, On-street, Valet
- Extra Services: Private Group Dining