Miami is all about looking beautiful, knowing the it spots, and keeping up with the Perezes. Sometimes you don't need a full facelift, but maybe a small nip and tuck. And just like the beautiful people of Miami, restaurants feel the need to keep it new, eye-catching, and updated.
So what's new on the menu? Here are three spots that have made some changes to keep the allure alive.
The Dutch has added quite a few dishes. For starters, there's the whole calamari ($19) braised and then finished with pickled peppers, lemon, and garlic butter. Another new appetizer is the smoked mahi ($14) served on grilled bread with lemon, crème fresh, salmon roe, capers, and dill. Moving onto entrees, there's a butternut squash lasagna with sage brown butter, mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and walnuts at ($26). Braised lamb in red wine with turnips, carrots, and pearl onions finished with a potato puree might entice you at ($24) and lastly a 14-oz., bone-in pork chop with homemade sauerkraut and an apple mustard jus goes for $36.
Eating House has taken a cue from what worked at Spice and what didn't and has put some new stylish dishes onto the updated menu. In-house Peking pork rinds with hoisin sauce go for $8. The new flatbread of burrata, cucumber, lemon, and mint sounds garden fresh at $15. A new side dish to ring in the fall season is the sweet potato with whipped maple syrup, pecans and brown butter for $8. Then there's the pork belly with raw and cooked pumpkin drizzled in a spiced coffee glaze ($15).
Pubbelly Sushi is following suit by adding some healthier options. Gluten-free fried calamari ($16) and a tamarind dipping sauce. The new salmon tartare taquito ($4) accompanied by avocado mousse and pico de gallo. Also, there's a new side dish of bok choy ($7) with kimchi and a yuzo soy sauce.
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