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Latest Miami Restaurant News During COVID-19 - May 2020

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We are committed to sharing what restaurants & bars are doing during these times.

Updated May 26,  2020

Front of the House and Back of the House: we just have to say that your bravery, hard work, ability to stay creative and think on your feet is inspiring.

Breaking at Breakfast is a weekly round-up of Miami food news currently focusing on pick-up, delivery options, and relevant content to help you you support the hospitality industry. Stay safe and take it one day at a time.

An Italian takeout event for one night only


Updated May 26, 2020
Restaurant: Macchialina at Lot 6
Address: 7357 NW Miami Ct
Neighborhood:
Little River

 

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Bird’s the Word: a takeout event! @lot6_littleriver Sat 5/30. Order link in bio.

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The Little River Community is hosting a curbside pop-up event at Lot 6 with Macchialina on Saturday, May 30th from 5 PM- 7 PM. Chef Michael Pirolo has come up with a small menu of Italian dream dishes. Menu includes an Italian Dip Panino with spit-roasted beef & Italian au jus. Pre-order HERE for pick-up on May 30th!

Last call for this fried chicken sandwich


Updated May 26, 2020
Restaurant: Boia De
Address: 5205 NE 2nd Ave
Neighborhood:
Buena Vista

 

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Final week of fried chicken sandos on our menu❕Don’t worry you can always buy a @bethmade_ pin to remember the good old days

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If you’re a lover of fried chicken sandwiches, then you need to try La Pollita Fried Chicken sandwich from Boia De. The La Pollita classic is available until May 30th. It’s a buttermilk fried chicken breast, Valentina aioli, vinegar slaw, smashed avocado on a Martin’s sesame potato bun. Order by calling 305-967-8866 or online HERE.

Lamb pita & more on this takeout menu


Updated May 26, 2020
Restaurant: Fooq’s
Address: 1035 N Miami Ave
Neighborhood:
Downtown

Fooq’s located in Downtown Miami has added new menu items to their All-Day offerings that include a Lamb Pita with a braised lamb leg, tomato, cucumber and sabzi salad. Other favorites include bucatini carbonara, Fooq’s Burger 2.0 and the Spicy Lamb Frita. Place your order for curbside pick-up HERE.

This Spanish bodega is now open until 10 PM


Updated May 26, 2020
Restaurant: NIU Kitchen
Address: 134 NE 2nd Ave
Neighborhood:
Downtown

NIU Kitchen’s food and wine bodega has extended its operating hours until 10 PM. The menu includes Spanish style rice, Catalan delicacies, natural wines and more. Check out the menu HERE.

Miami’s favorite fried chicken is back & delivering


Updated May 19, 2020
Michelle Bernstein Catering  is delivering fried chicken

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Michelle Bernstein Catering is bringing back a favorite local summer tradition: Michy’s fried chicken dinner! Orders will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Order by Wednesday for Friday delivery.

Michy’s fried chicken dinner includes:

  • Watermelon Salad with Cucumbers, Mint and Feta
  • Spiced Buttermilk Fried Free-Range Chicken served with Hot Sauce and Honey
  • Tangy Coleslaw
  • Southern Banana Pudding

 Craft cocktails and wines by the bottle are available to add-on.

Pricing: Half-Bird Dinner for Two: $49 | Whole-Bird Dinner for Four: $95
How to order: Place Orders by Wednesday, May 20 by 3 P.M.
Call: (305) 213-2512
Email: order@mbcmiami.com

DELIVERY: Deliveries will be made on Friday, May 22 between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
(No delivery fee within Miami-Dade County. Additional fee for all other counties.)
*Limited quantities available. Chicken is served with both white and dark meat. No substitutions.

New York & Calabrese-style pizza spot opens for takeout and delivery


Updated May 19, 2020
Restaurant: Frankie NoNo
Address: 1222 16th Street Miami Beach
Neighborhood:
Miami Beach

 

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Miami we’re coming for you, stay tuned 🍕 #NoNoProblemsJustPizza

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Staten Island, New York, Italian pizza spot Frankie NoNo’s debuts on Miami Beach at the corner of 16th Street on Friday, May 22. Frankie’s offers New York and Calabrese-style pizza now available for takeout and delivery via FrankieNoNo.com. “Inspired by my hometown and the famed pizzerias in Staten Island, I knew I had to bring a chef down to South Beach, and Chef Frankie was a perfect fit to showcase a true pizzeria experience featuring the freshest ingredients, pies and slices in town,” said Michael Liebowitz, Owner of Frankie NoNo’s.

Executive Chef Frankie Fratto helms the kitchen at Frankie NoNo’s. Raised by an Italian family in Staten Island, Frankie learned how to create bread, homemade pizza sauces and Italian desserts at an early age. With his most recent experience in the kitchen at the famous Joe and Pat’s Pizzeria in Staten Island, Chef Frankie brings his renowned crispy, thin-crust New York-style pizza to Miami Beach.

Frankie’s is available by the slice or full pies with two sizes, small (6 slices) or large (8 slices). Pie base options include plain, vodka, Margherita, pesto, arugula, and buffalo chicken with toppings like pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, ham, anchovies and more. In addition to pizza, Frankie’s offers sandwiches and garlic knots. Prices range from $7 to $24. Frankie’s is located at 1222 16th Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 and open for lunch and dinner seven days a week for takeout and delivery Sunday-Thursday 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. To place an order, guests can visit FrankieNoNo.com or call 305-514-1699. The full opening of the restaurant is soon to come.

Ñooo You’re going to want this Enchilado De Camaron


Updated May 19, 2020
Restaurant: Sanguich de Miami
Address: 2057 SW 8 Street, Miami
Neighborhood:
Calle 8

Rosa’s Enchilado de Camaron kit goes on sale Tuesday, May 19th at 10 AM (until they sell out)! Click HERE to place your order. Make sure to place your order for pick up on Thursday or Friday. Rosa will be cooking a very limited batch of her father’s famous Enchilado de Camaron in a Cuban roll with hot sauce. One order is for two people.

This taco spot is now open for pickup and delivery


Updated May 19, 2020
Restaurant: La Santa Taqueria
Address: 201 NE 82nd Street
Neighborhood:
Little River

La Santa Taqueria is now open for pick up between Tuesday-Sunday from 12 PM – 10 PM. Place your orders HERE. We strongly encourage you to go the pick-up route in order to fully support La Santa Taqueria. However, if you must order delivery, they’re available on UberEats $ Postmates. Menu includes tacos, gringas, quesadillas, guac and more.

The Oldest Jewish-Style Deli in Florida is Now Open for Takeout


Updated May 12, 2020
Restaurant: Stephen’s Deli
Address: 1000 E 16th Street 
Neighborhood:
Hialeah

Starting Tuesday, May 12, Stephen’s Deli – the oldest Jewish-Style deli in Florida (which is part of the Kush Hospitality brand)—will begin offering takeout and delivery (via their website and Doordash). Now, fans who have been dreaming of Stephen’s traditional and non-traditional fare like pastrami, corned beef and Swiss on grilled rye, and matzoh ball soup will be able to enjoy it in the comfort of their own home. Full menu and link to order takeout can be found HERE. For more information call: (305) 887-8863. Stephen’s Deli is located at 1000 E 16th Street in Hialeah. Hours of operation are noon-5PM.

This Pizza Spot in Coconut Grove is Back


Updated May 12, 2020
Restaurant: Harry’s Pizzeria
Address: 2996 McFarlane Rd | 3918 N Miami Ave Miami
Neighborhood:
Coconut Grove | Design District

Harry’s Pizzeria is back serving all takeout and delivery orders from their locations in Coconut Grove and Design District. Our favorites include the polenta fries, meatballs in sauce, and the short rib pizza. They’re also selling wine and beer to go! Click HERE to check out their menu offerings.

Do you love cheese? This one is for you.


Updated May 12, 2020
Chevre Miami is hosting a cheese class

 

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From Spain 🇪🇸. 🅼🅰🅽🅲🅷🅴🅶🅾 12 🅼🅾🅽🆃🅷🆂. From Castilla La Mancha comes this fabulous and truly artisan raw milk, one-year old Manchego cheese. Smooth, oily, nutty and fruity, it has all the classic flavors of the beloved sheep’s milk Spanish cheese, rubbed with olive oil. From a third generation cheese producer in Cuenca province, this delicious 12 month Manchego is consistently flavorful. Goes great with an Albariño 🍷. This will be our Third Cheese 🧀 Tasted on Friday’s 🅲🅷🅴🅴🆂🅴 🅼🅰🆂🆃🅴🆁 🅲🅻🅰🆂🆂! #miamisfinestcheesehouse🧀 #theworldsfinestcheesehouse 🧀 #lacasadelosquesos 🍷#chevre bakery🐐 #thepinkroom #pizzaschèvre🍕 #chèvrepanama #chèvremiami #chèvreguate #chèvreny #chèvrebogota #naarpr #🧀mafia #comingsoon‼️

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Reserve your spot on @ChevreMiami’s Instagram for a live Zoom class to learn about Italy and Spain’s finest cheeses. The class will discuss Fontina Val D’Agosta, Salami Black Truggle, 12 months aged Manchego, and wines to pair with your cheeses. Limited spots are available so direct message @ChevreMiami for a spot on their Friday class on May 15th. Class includes delivery of all cheese, charcuterie and wines discussed in class.

Doing good for the community & open for takeout


Updated May 12, 2020
Carrot Express has delivered more than 1,000 meals & plans for more

 

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Stay in, stay safe & order online 💻 FREE DELIVERY 🛵 when ordering at www.eatcarrotexpress.com✔️

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All six of Carrot Express’ locations are not only offering takeout and delivery but are also helping out our community. Last month, their team delivered more than 1,000 meals to several hospitals in partnership with Frontline Foods, Cadena and Serving the Frontline. Their meals also reflect the nutritious philosophy while dishes delivered include their signature ‘Teeka Salad’ made with kale, quinoa, avocado, grape tomatoes, alfalfa, bean sprouts, carrots, and cucumber.

Next week, Carrot Express will team up with national financial company Symetra for their new ‘Care and Feeding’ program launching in Miami. Symetra has already started this initiative in states like Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington delivering a total of 4,043 meals to health care professionals. Their goal is to reach 10,000 meals.

 

Our favorite Bird Rd. sushi spot is reopening


Updated May 2, 2020
Restaurant: Matsuri
Address: 5759 Bird Road Miami FL 33155
Neighborhood:
Bird Road

 

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This is how we 𝐑𝐎𝐋𝐋🤩⁣ ⁣ 🍴 @matsurimiami 📍 South Miami⁣ 🍣 Go To Ren⁣

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Starting May 5th, Matsuri is open for curbside pick up. You can order for lunch & dinner until Sunday, May 10th. Starting May 12th (remember they are closed on Monday) they will be taking dinner orders from 4:30 PM – 9 PM.  To place your order give them a call at 305-663-1615.

This Cuban taco food truck has closed. What’s next?


Updated May 2, 2020
Restaurant: Caja Caliente
Address: 634 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Neighborhood:
Wynwood

 

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Caja Caliente Wynwood Food Truck will be closing, May 5, 2020, it will also be their last day serving up their delicious menu in the Wynwood lot. The City of Miami has been shutting down and/or not renewing permits of businesses/venues that have been practicing with a TUP (Temporary Use Permit). Caja Caliente Wynwood was one of those businesses who were given a TUP in 2016 and the platform to evolve to what is today. The TUP permit is no longer able to be renewed due to the changes the city has made in zoning.

What is in store for the future of Caja Caliente Wynwood

Caja Caliente Wynwood – Will be moving to a brick and mortar location in Midtown, Mika Leon will be disclosing details on this location very soon.

Mika Leon and her mother Lupita will be touring with two food trucks all over the city, these food trucks will also be open for catering at a later date.

On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Caja Caliente will be having a farewell social distancing parade with live music outside Caja Caliente Wynwood where the community is invited to wave goodbye to the lot where so many memories were shared, the celebration will begin at 6:00 PM.

This organization is feeding furloughed hospitality workers


Updated May 2, 2020
Food Rescue US teams up with Alter to feed furloughed hospitality workers
Restaurant: Alter
Address: 223 NW 23rd Street, Miami Fl 33127
Neighborhood:
Wynwood

Food Rescue US in partnership with World Central Kitchen is feeding furloughed and laid off hotel and restaurants employees at Alter with Chef Brad Kilgore and his team.  They have raised enough money to pay staff and buy food at their second Community Kitchen inside of Alter. Meals are being distributed at 2 PM  on May 5th, 7th and 9th. It’s first come, first serve; trunk load contactless pick up.

This Mexican restaurant is open for Saturday pick up & delivery


Updated May 2, 2020
Restaurant: Pez
Address: 20 West Flagler, Miami, FL
Neighborhood:
Downtown

Pez is reopening will online pre-ordering from Tue-Fri for SATURDAY Pickup/Delivery. Customers will be able to pre-order through their website for pickup or delivery, all orders will be fulfilled on Saturday between Noon and 4pm. Pickup times will be assigned to maintain social distancing. Place your order HERE.

Cover Photo by Caja Caliente