Best Thing We Ate

The 10 Best Things We Ate and Drank in 2015 (So Far)

By Carissa Chesanek  |  June 22, 2015

We gotta say, 2015 has been quite a delicious year so far. We've devoured unique dishes from new restaurants and also fresh menu additions from old staples. Here are the 10 best things we've enjoyed in the first half of the year. 

  • Crab Benedict at Mignonette

    Price: $18
    Why It's Hot: This irresistible combination of fresh crab, Worcestershire butter and gravy can be found on the brunch menu at the cool oyster bar
    210 NE 18th St.; 305-374-4635

  • Croqueta Monsieur at Ms. Cheezious

    Price: $8
    Why It's Hot: At the food truck-turned-MiMo shop, opt for this decadent sandwich featuring ham, Swiss cheese and béchamel sauce on sourdough​.
    7418 Biscayne Blvd.; 305-989-4019

  • Short-Rib Lasagna at CORSAIR by Scott Conant

    Price: $30
    Why It's Hot: This saucy pasta dish made with taleggio fonduta and fresh shaved black truffles is a must-order at Scott Conant's Mediterranean farmhouse eatery.
    19999 W. Country Club Dr.; 786-279-6800

  • Blue Crab at Alter

    Price: $15
    Why It's Hot: A crab dish like no other, this masterpiece from chef Brad Kilgore gets extra kick from Peruvian aji chile and lemongrass.
    223 NW 23rd St.; 305-573-5996

  • Beet Sorghum Risotto at Cena by Michy

    ​Price: $18
    Why It's Hot: Michelle Bernstein gets veggies right inside her revamped MiMo spot, and this creamy dish with roast beets and horseradish crème fraîche is a standout.
    6927 Biscayne Blvd.; 305-759-2001

  • Hamachi Crudo at Market at EDITION

    ​Price: $18
    Why It's Hot: Fresh doesn't even begin to describe this gorgeous plate of sliced hamachi topped with crushed olives, lemon and dill.
    2901 Collins Ave.; 786-257-4600

  • Summer Crab Roll at Michael Mina 74

    Price: $15
    Why It's Hot: A welcome addition to the swanky supper club's menu, this roll with king crab, sambal aïoli and cilantro is served with an addictive buttered ponzu sauce.
    4441 Collins Ave.; 305-674-4636

  • Tuna Crispy Rice at Kuro

    ​Price: $16
    Why It's hot: While everything is solid at this new Japanese hot spot in the Hard Rock, we can't get enough of these delicious bites of spicy tuna and caviar.
    1 Seminole Wy.; 954-327-7625

  • Rigatoni at Macchialina

    ​Price: $39 per person
    Why It's Hot:  On the menu on at the recently launched Red Sauce Sundays, this giant bowl of pasta, topped with meaty ragu sauce and fresh herbs, is served family-style alongside garlic bread and veal cheek and pork meatballs. 
    820 Alton Rd.; 305-534-2124

  • Chocolate Old Fashioned at Fontainebleau's Bleau Bar

    Price: $17
    Why It's Hot: This sweeter, summer-friendly spin on the classic is made with Bulleit Bourbon, Tempus Fugit Crème de Cacao and orange bitters, and garnished with a handmade praline from the hotel’s own Chez Bon Bon.
    4441 Collins Ave.; 305-538-2000