Trendy newcomers from a Chopped alum (Giorgio Rapicavoli), the much-awaited return of Jeff McInnis, opulent boat-friendly restaurants and an upscale bakery from renowned pastry chef Antonio Bachour – just a few of the many, many reasons to get excited about Miami’s dining scene. Here are the 10 hottest new spots in town.
Why it’s hot: This Florida chain made its Miami debut in Doral, giving a big bump to the area’s dining cred. Here, you’ll find a modern a omakase menu, robata fare and a noodle bar, plus an adjacent fish market inspired by Tokyo's Tsukiji Market that serves grab-and-go items.
Must-Order: Chawanmushi, a traditional Japanese egg custard dish, made with snow crab, steamed egg, nameko, uni, ikura and mizuna.
Insider tip: With food and drinks starting at $4, the Sunday–Friday happy hour (5–7 PM) will score you some sweet deals.
5241 Northwest 87th Ave.; 305-222-7447