When New Times was first invited to try
During Art Basel,
Still, on a weekend around noon, amid construction zones and 24-hour nightclubs, you won't find many people wandering the streets near
On a recent visit to
The menu is small but strong. A dozen dishes offer a bit of everything — light, hearty, savory, and sweet, integrating Persian, French, Italian, and American flavors.
Prices range from $12 to $20, but one dish is enough to keep you full the rest of the day. Wash it down with
For something light, consider the granola with fruits like those found in the sangria, along with Greek yogurt and rose petals. Or try the fattoush salad, featuring
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Go hearty and savory with bucatini carbonara. It's mixed with Schaller & Weber bacon, P
For something meatier and a bit more fun, try the
Forgo salty with an order of French toast. By far the sweetest plate on
Fuse savory and sweet with a brunch favorite: Persian-spiced fried chicken. Two large pieces are served atop a pair of yeasted pistachio pancakes. A fried egg and a few sprinkles of cilantro go on top.
Though there's no dessert menu available during brunch, ask for a cookie à la mode. The homemade chocolate chip cookie arrives warm with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. It's a delectable ending to a flavorful meal.
Brunch runs Friday from noon to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information and reservations, visit fooqsmiami.com.