Breaking at Breakfast

Latest Miami Restaurant News During COVID-19 - September 2020

Food news worthy of your calendar

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Updated September 15, 2020

Breaking at Breakfast is a weekly round-up of Miami restaurant & food news. We’re working on ways to help our Miami community so PLEASE keep us updated on any relevant news. Also, stay safe, be respectful when dining out, tip well & wear your mask.

Clams a la parmesana on Friday at this restaurant


Updated September 15, 2020
Restaurant: Boia De
Neighborhood:
Little Haiti
Address: 5205 NE 2nd Ave

 

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Boia De will be having a special Chilean Independence Day celebration on Friday, September 18 in honor of co-owner Luciana (Luci) Giangrandi’s Chilean roots. The restaurant will have an all Chilean by-the-glass wine list, including wines from Trapi Del Bueno & VillaLobos Vineyard, as well as a few traditional Chilean dish specials such as empanadas de pino and clams a la parmesana. They will also be offering their regular menu as well. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made HERE.

A 4-course menu under the stars by this top chef


Updated September 15, 2020
Chef Niven Patel creates a one-time dinner at Fairchild Garden 
Neighborhood:
Coral Gables
Address: 10901 Old Cutler Rd

On Saturday, Sept. 26, Fairchild Garden will be partnering with Chef Niven Patel for the second installment of Eat. Drink. Garden., Fairchild’s monthly outdoor dining series that highlights specially curated menus by South Florida’s favorite chefs.
As executive chef of the recently opened Mamey inside the THesis Hotel Miami in Coral Gables, Patel will prepare a four-course meal showcasing island-minded flavors and cuisine inspired by his travels through Asia, Polynesia and the Caribbean, as guests soak up the views under a star-studded night in Fairchild’s lush, tropical oasis.
Taking place in one of Fairchild’s magnificent tropical courtyards, guests are invited to enjoy plate after plate of the three-time James Beard Award nominees island-inspired cuisine.  The dinner has limited capacity with 30 guests per seating (5:30PM & 8PM), and pricing for Fairchild Members is $165 per person and $180 for Nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

This new Japanese restaurant is opening


Updated September 15, 2020
Restaurant: Hiyakawa
Neighborhood:
Wynwood
Address:
2700 N Miami Ave

 

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From the creators of Wabi Sabi by Shuji comes a new restaurant in Miami, Hiyakawa. Starting Thursday, October 1st they will open their doors at 50% capacity. On the menu expect an omakase and sake menu curated by Chef Shuji Hiyakawa and Masayuki Komatsu. For more updates follow them HERE.

This world’s best pastry chef is coming to Doral


Updated September 15, 2020
Restaurant: Bachour Restaurant and Bar
Neighborhood:
Doral
Address: 8405 NW 53rd Street, Suite E101

Mark your calendar for the beginning of October because award-winning pastry chef and author, Antonio Bachour, is opening his second location of Bachour Restaurant and Bar in Downtown Doral. The restaurant is located inside Downtown Doral. The 4,750-square-foot Bachour Restaurant and Bar in Downtown Doral offers a full-service menu. As part of its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its patrons, Bachour will be following CDC guidelines through the Codina Partners Cares program which focuses on implementing a series of enhanced safety and precautionary measures.

Antonio Bachour and long-time collaborator, Chef Bowen, who will serve as Chef de Cuisine, have created the contemporary American menu featuring a full-line of viennoiserie, boulangerie, tartines, sandwiches, salads and main courses as well as Bachour’s signature petite-gateux, macarons and bonbons. The restaurant will include a full bar offering modern elevated cocktail classics designed by Zabdi Cobon, as well as a global and affordable wine list curated by Robert Delarosa. It is situated directly west of Downtown Doral Park at 8405 NW 53rd Street, Suite E101 in Doral, Fla. It will open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

New menu alert at this Mexi-Peruvian restaurant


Updated September 8, 2020
Restaurant: My Ceviche
Neighborhood:
Various locations

My Ceviche is joining forces with Chef Henry Hane of B Bistro + Bakery to put a spin on some new menu items. Starting this week you can try their Avocado Toast starting at $6.99, as well as their ceviche crujiente topped with fried calamari. We have our eyes on the Hawaiian Poke Tuna Toast with freshly diced tuna, seaweed salad, crunchy onions and topped with Togarashi aioli. All new menu items are available in Brickell, South Beach & Midtown locations.

Homemade meals for your kids delivered


Updated September 8, 2020
MK Takeaways delivers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County

 

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Owned/operated by husband and wife duo, Michael and Karen Stanley, MK Takeaways serves South Florida’s Tri-County area every week, Monday through Friday. With school back in session, MKT has launched an extensive kid’s menu, “Takeaways for Tots and Teens” to eliminate mealtime stress for parents during these unprecedented times.

Each plate is priced at $7 for the kids. Meals arrive fully cooked and refrigerated to preserve freshness and include heating instructions. Busy parents looking to stock up for the school week can order five meals for $30 with MKT’s “Youth 5 Meal Deal.” Meals are made-to-order with the highest quality mix of conventional, all-natural, and organic ingredients.

Menu highlights include Lean Beef Burger with hand-cut cottage fries, Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas with rice and beans; Arroz con Pollo with plantains, and handmade Cheese Ravioli with tomato sauce.

Customers can access the menu and order HERE. Customers ordering directly through the website can join the MK Takeaways loyalty program and receive a variety of incentives. Meals can be ordered in single or family-style portions, with the latter feeding 4-6. Top of the line packaging maintains the quality of the dishes which are guaranteed to stay fresh, refrigerated, for up to six days from delivery. Customers can also order through PostmatesSeamlessGrubHubDoorDash and UberEats.

The MK Takeaways commissary kitchen is located at 12691 West Sunrise Blvd in Sunrise, Florida. Takeout orders can be picked up at the commissary during business hours. MK Takeaways is open Monday-Friday from 10 AM to 6:30 PM. Telephone: (954) 669-1366.

Where to get crispy pork belly banh this week


Updated September 8, 2020
Restaurant: Tam Tam at Michael’s Genuine
Address: 130 NE 40th St
Neighborhood:
Design District

 

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Tâm Tâm is a chef-driven take on Vietnamese street food by Harrison Ramhofer and Tam Phan. They are currently offering a small curated menu at 1-800-lucky and from September 7th to September 13th you can catch them at Michael’s Genuine. Menu items available include the Crispy Pork Belly Banh, Viet Elote and more.

This Spanish restaurant is temporarily back


Updated September 8, 2020
Restaurant: NIU x Arson inside of Arson
Address: 104 NE 2nd Ave
Neighborhood:
Downtown

 

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This coming Friday, September 11th, NIU and Arson will temporarily open at the Arson space as a combined concept, intersecting the flavors of NIU Kitchen and the smokiness of  Arson, serving the greatest hits from both restaurants. You can also continue to purchase their natural wines at their pop-up wine shop, Medium. Click HERE to book your table.

Pencil this Cuban restaurant collab


Updated September 1, 2020
Restaurant: My Cuban Spot at Bebito’s
Address: 1504 Bay Rd #106
Neighborhood:
Miami Beach

 

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Miami native Louie Estrada of My Cuban Spot in Brooklyn, New York will be doing a 3 weekend series of his famed Cuban Sandwiches at modern Cuban cafe Bebito’s in Miami Beach. From September 12-27th, Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm grab your favorite Cuban sandwich.

  • Week 1 Sept 12-13: Pan con Bistec – steak, mayo, sautéed onions, potato stix & melted Swiss
  • Week 2 Sept 19-20: This Little Piggy Needs Bread – Slowly cooked pork butt, mojo (blend of garlic, sazon & citrus) potato stix on Cuban bread.
  • Week 3 Sept 26-27: El Cubano – Ham, Swiss, Pork, Pickle & Mustard on Cuban Bread.

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This food truck is coming to Design District


Updated September 1, 2020
Restaurant: Caja Caliente Food Truck
Address: 95 NE 40TH Street
Neighborhood:
Design District

 

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Caja Caliente’s Food Truck has found a permanent home in the Design District with socially distanced outdoor seating. On September 8th, Chef and owner Mika Leon will launch two trucks, with one permanently stationed in the Design District at 95 NE 40TH St, Miami, FL. Her second truck will be used for catering and to tour around Florida and eventually across the nation. At the Design District, guests can expect Caja Caliente’s classic menu as well as a one-of-a-kind pop-up menu with a few more surprises. The food truck destination will also serve as a delivering hub for neighboring areas like Wynwood, Edgewater and MIMO, to name a few.

Caja Caliente’s Cuban-inspired comfort food on wheels, brings their famous Lechon Tacos, Vaca Frita Tacos, Octopus Tacos, Lechón Pulled Pork Sandwich, Cuban Tamal, Ceviche, their Customizable Bowls, and many more. Locals can also expect surprise menu options from Leon’s mom, Lupita. She will be cooking up her famous Plantain Pastelon, a “Cuban Lasagna” which has layers of fried plantains, picadillo, and cheese, as well as the fan-favorite Arroz Con Pollo.

The BBQ you need for Labor Day Weekend


Updated September 1, 2020

 

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Drinking Pig BBQ is the new BBQ spot you need to try. DM them to pre-order what you’d like. for curbside pick up or delivery. They ‘re open from Friday – Sunday 11 AM until they’re sold out. Menu includes brisket, pulled pork, short ribs, bbq baked beans, cornbread, mac & cheese and more.

This Miami chef is opening up a pasta spot


Updated September 1, 2020
Restaurant: Luca Osteria
Address: 116 Giralda Avenue
Neighborhood:
Coral Gables

 

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Chef and owner Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House is opening up an old-school Italian concept with a relaxed ambiance in Coral Gables named after his son Luca. Luca Osteria will open on Giralda Avenue this fall. Menu highlights include Arancini ‘Pomodoro’ with pulled burrata and the Mortadella Toast. As far as pastas go expect to see a Pappardelle Ragu Bolognese with beef short ribs, mortadella and nutmeg and Linguine alle Vongole with Florida clams, wine, lemon and pickled garlic butter.