By year's end, the space that once housed Gourmet Diner — the polished-steel Biscayne Boulevard eatery serving steak
The first Mignonette opened in Edgewater in late 2014, becoming a fast hit and helping kick off the city's oyster-bar obsession thanks in part to chef/owner Danny Serfer's reputation at Blue Collar and its comforting, high-low bill of fare. Where else could one find popcorn shrimp and oyster loaves on the same menu as lobster tails and caviar? Now the partnership between
"I think I know this neighborhood. I grew up my whole life there, and then I worked there at Chef Allen's for five years," Serfer says. "It's a real neighborhood, it's families, and I think it's underserviced when it comes to restaurants that are everyday affordable."
As for the menu, there will be some cross-pollination between the original Mignonette and this one, as well as
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Finally comes dessert, which will pay homage to the old-school diner via a rotating, fluorescent-lit case featuring cakes and pies, we hope mounded with skyscrapers of burnished meringue.