Seawell Fish N' Oyster Launches Sunday Drag Brunch

Crabcakes and drag queens for brunch.
Crabcakes and drag queens for brunch. Photo courtesy of Seawell Fish N' Oyster
There's more to be had than New England cheddar biscuits and bottomless mimosas at Seawell Fish N' Oyster's new brunch, which launches Sunday, February 9.

The seafood restaurant, located inside Kimpton Angler's Hotel in South Beach, will incorporate drag performances hosted by some of South Florida's most popular drag stars into its Sunday lineup.

Drag star and makeup artist Miss Noel Leon will host the first installment this Sunday, with three other performers to be announced. The restaurant is expected to host additional brunches in the future, with a schedule being announced at a later date.

As for the food, executive chef Julian Garriga is behind the restaurant's brunch menu ($6 to $27), which includes a range of seafood-centric starters alongside "early brunch" and "late brunch" plates.
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Egg n' sausage royale
Photo courtesy of Seawell Fish N' Oyster
Appetizer highlights include smoked fish dip, shrimp with warm butter, and oyster platters. Among the "early brunch" offerings, expect cinnamon roll French toast with maple toffee, smoked salmon eggs Benedict, and the Egg n’ Sausage Royale topped with cheddar, caramelized onions, and pickles on a fresh bun.

The "late brunch" items are similar to what one would expect on a lunch or dinner menu. Highlights include fish 'n' chips, fried chicken, lobster rolls, and the Seawell burger garnished with cheddar, caramelized onions, and Marie Rose sauce.

Both the early and late brunch items are available throughout service, which ends at 3 p.m. In addition, the restaurant offers a $20 bottomless mimosa special.

Besides Seawell Fish N' Oyster, a handful of other restaurants offer drag brunches, including Palace Bar and Señor Frog's in Miami Beach and R House in Wynwood.

Seawell Fish N' Oyster. 660 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 786-594-5820; Sunday drag brunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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