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Jaya

2001 Collins Ave. (20th St.) Send to Phone
The Setai goes back to its Asian roots with Jaya.
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Jaya Restaurant Review

: The Setai has long been a South Beach staple. The restaurant took a Mediterranean turn with French chef Mathias Gervais at the helm, and now it has gone back to its Asian roots with Jaya. The menu is an amalgamation of traditional flavors and influences from Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, India, China and Japan, approached and executed in a modern way. Start with a cocktail (preferably the lychee martini) and some naan. Then move on to appetizers of cloud-like pork belly bao buns, hamachi, hot-and-sour chicken wings crowned with salted mango, Wagyu tataki with truffle ponzu dressing, or one of four dim sum offerings (like the steamed scallops with truffle cream emulsion). Entrées include Peking duck, tandoor sea bass, Kurobuta pork curry, pad thai and basmati rice. For dessert, it's a tossup between the whiskey miso caramel almond bread pudding with honey banana gelato or nougat glace with pistachio powder and nitro-smoked cherry foam.

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