First Bites

Vagabond Restaurant Menu Preview: Short Ribs, Seasonal Flavors, and Grasshoppers

The Vagabond Restaurant hasn't even opened yet and already it's one of the most talked about places to open in Miami.

It could be the restaurant's setting, at the newly refurbished Vagabond Hotel, a MiMo gem on Biscayne Boulevard, or it could be the chance to see art and food integrated together, with pieces curated by partner Alvaro Perez.

Ultimately, it's the anticipation of eating chef/partner, Alex Chang's food. Chang found notoriety when his underground restaurant at an on-campus apartment at the University of Southern California was made into the documentary, Paladar, by filmmaker Gil Freston.

See also: Vagabond Restaurant in MiMo: Art Is an Integral Part of the Menu

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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