It's that time of year again when we count down to New Times' Best
of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100
of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your
own, please send them to email@example.com.
82. Wagyu Gunkan at SushiSamba Dromo
SushiSamba Dromo has been on South Beach for over a decade now. Michael Bloise has been the executive chef since last May. Gunkan is a type of nigiri sushi that has been around for God knows how long. Unlike you, God also knows what gunkan is: nori wrapped around rice and topped by any number of intriguing garnishes (literal translation of the word is battleship).
At SushiSamba, chef Michael Bloise offers gunkan with scallop, tokibo and jalapeño topping; or foie gras with nashi pear and eel sauce; or our favorite, wagyu beef speckled with sea salt and capped with raw quail egg yolk and skinny threads of potato paille. Pop it into your mouth all at once for a voluptuously smooth taste with a bit of crunch and a whole lot of flavor ($11).
100 Favorites Dishes
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