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Miami Restaurant News

Top Chef veteran Dale Talde has brought his Far East-meets-American cuisine to South Beach with Talde




Keep abreast of what's going on in the Miami restaurant scene here at GAYOT. Find out about new restaurant openings, special events and more.

NEW RESTAURANTS IN MIAMI

Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden has opened in the The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden has opened in The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove. (The restaurant is named after Isabella Peacock, one of the area's earliest settlers.) The menu ranges from house-made pastas such as lobster pappardelle to rosemary lemon chicken to steaks. Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden, 3300 SW 27th Ave, Coconut Grove, FL 33133, 305-644-4680.
 
Dasher & Crank, a craft ice cream shop, has opened in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood. Flavors change often but you might encounter unique creations such as chicken & waffles, Earl Grey & chocolate chip, caramel pear and raspberry wasabi sorbet. Dasher & Crank, 2211 NW Second Ave., Miami, FL 33127, 305-213-1569.
 

NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

COCHON 555 Returns to Miami on May 19, 2019
COCHON 555 (five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers), a traveling culinary competition and tasting event, heads to Miami. Created to promote a national conversation around the sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs, each event challenges five local chefs to prepare a menu from heritage breed pigs. Tickets start at $130. For more information, visit the official website
 

UPDATES ON MIAMI CHEFS

Juvia in Miami Beach Gilles Epié has left his position of executive chef at Juvia in Miami Beach. Juvia, 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-763-8272.
 

MIAMI RESTAURANT CLOSINGS

Halves & Wholes, a concept inspired by classic American sandwich shops, has closed Halves & Wholes, 1600 Alton Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139, no phone.
 
Paulie Gee's Miami pizza spot has shuttered. Paulie Gee's Miami, 8001 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33138, no phone.
 
Miami's Fado Irish Pub in Mary Brickell Village has shuttered. Fado Irish Pub, Mary Brickell Village, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33130, no phone.
 



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