Ten Best Reviewed Miami Restaurants of 2011

Farewell 2011: We laughed, we cried, but mostly we ate. And there were a lot of very good meals to eat throughout the year. This coming week, the Cafe review will feature a look back at the past twelve months. In the meantime, let's chew over the ten best restaurants we visited.

10. Sustain Restaurant + Bar
"One bite into Sustain's 50-mile salad and any thoughts of gimmickry evaporate like morning dew. The bright medley is made of wood-roasted beets, pickled red onions, caramelized carrots, mixed brassica greens from Paradise Farms, and soft crumbles of fromage blanc from Hani's -- all sourced within the namesake distance. It seems midtown Miami residents have yet another fine restaurant in the neighborhood."

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