Brunch at 660 at the Angler's Gets Revamped: Chocolate-Covered Bacon and Nutella French Toast

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A boutique hotel, the Angler's is about to triple in size with the recent takeover of the property next door. The project should be completed soon, at which point 660 will have a new identity. To figure things out along the way, they've gone from Latin fusion to more modern and eclectic offerings.

Keep the bubbly flowing for an hour and a half with either bloody marys or mimosas for $25 a person. You can also have just three (in case unlimited is too intimidating) for $14.

You'll want to start out with a small plate. Choose from short-rib empanadas, pandebono (one of the few dishes that was left over from the old menu), big daddy's biscuits and sausage gravy, granny's baked mac 'n' cheese, or chocolate-covered bacon. Yes, chocolate-covered bacon. We obviously opted for it, and for just $5, it's a must-have. There's really no other way to describe it than chocolate-covered bacon.

If you want to cross over to the lighter side, 660 offers a few selections -- half a Florida grapefruit, house-made granola, steel-cut oats, and mixed romaine salad.

This is brunch, though, so we go for hearty. Try the short-rib Benedict ($15). Eight-hour-braised short rib atop an English muffin with creamy spinach Hollandaise that's served alongside house potatoes and mixed greens makes for an excellent brunch dish.

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Carla Torres found her inner gourmand voice while writing for Miami New Times in 2012. She has also worked with Travel & Leisure and Ocean Drive and today is involved with a tech startup. She balances passions for wine, sweets, yoga, and kayaking.