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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Michelle Bernstein's at The Omphoy

2842 S. Ocean Blvd. (SE 31st St.) Send to Phone
Upscale takes on celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein's signature dishes, with an emphasis on seafood, are the specialty at this luxe ocean-view eatery.

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Michelle Bernstein's at The Omphoy, Palm Beach, FL

THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Michelle Bernstein's at The Omphoy Restaurant Review

: At Michelle Bernstein's eponymous restaurant, the Miami-based celebrity chef isn't the executive chef actually in the kitchen; that would be Lindsay Autry, who executes Bernstein's recipes admirably. But Bernstein's touch imbues every taste. Seafood is the specialty---a natural choice given the elegant room's floor-to-ceiling ocean-view windows (though frankly the Atlantic looks mostly like a wall of blackness at this dinner-only place, unless one dines early). But we'd go for whatever dishes on the daily-changing market-driven menu are closest to Bernstein's classics at her Michy's, whether they're fish dishes or not. As befits this chandelier-festooned space, some signatures are upscaled in both presentation and ingredients, like Marcona almond-grape-cucumber white gazpacho, here enhanced with lobster bits and a sherry gel but, bottom line, still the same impossibly silky soup. Other best bets: Michy's famed fried poussin (a young chicken with traditional trimmings) and "shrimp on toast," a witty reinvention of the traditional creamed dish using super-sweet sourced Caribbean white shrimp and blistered tomatoes. The wine list is more of a book, globally ranging well-known and boutique bottles (as well as many by-the-glass selections) picked to pair with Bernstein's flavors.


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