Yardbird Named in Bon Appetit's "50 Best New Restaurants of 2012"

Critically acclaimed Yardbird Southern Table & Bar has earned props from yet another prestigious publication. Bon Appétit's Andrew Knowlton has named his 50 Best New Restaurants of 2012, and Miami's soul-food favorite made the cut.

In his writeup, Knowlton gives a nod to menu items including Mama's chicken biscuits, char-grilled Guinea hen, and cheesy grits. He's also a fan of Yardbird's Friday-night Midnight Chef's Table.

The honor is even greater considering Yardbird is Knowlton's only Florida mention.

On August 14, Knowlton will narrow the list to his first annual "Hot 10" -- including his pick for the number one new restaurant in the nation, so stay tuned.

A Yardbird rep tells Short Order: "We are honored to be nominated. Yardbird has been a passion project for everyone involved. Chef [Jeff] McInnis and the entire team at Yardbird wake up every morning with the shared thought, How do we make it better than the day before? We are all so excited!"

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