From Miami to West Palm Beach we’ve rounded up South Florida’s most delectable Winter menus.
The Fontainebleau Miami Beach is mixing things up with a selection of new specialty libations for the winter season.
BLEAU BAR, the hotel’s buzzy, iconic lobby bar has crafted the Not Toddy, made with dark rum, Canton Ginger Liquor, Old Fashioned Bitters, honey, garnished with a lemon peel and a ginger slice; Winter Sangria made with Grand Marnier, apple juice, pomegranate juice, Angostura Bitters, and hard apple cider, garnished with a bouquet of red apple and orange slices and a mint leaf; and Bleau Alexander made with cognac, Averna, crème de cacao, Angostura Bitters, orange bitters, with a fragrant garnish of cinnamon, nutmeg and a mint leaf.
SCAREPETTA’S new cocktails crafted to complement the rich, authentic Italian flavors of the restaurant’s fare with warm, rustic flavors include Crimson and Clover, made with Gosling Rum, peach balsamic shrub, fresh lemon and orange juice, tonic water, a pinch of salt and garnished with a cinnamon pear chip; Pocket Aces made with Absolut Ruby Red, Ciroc Peach, Pomplemoose Rosé, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lemon juice, hibiscus syrup, egg white and sage leaves; and Sardegna made with Mirto Myrtle Berry Amaro, Ancho Reyes, Patron Silver tequila, Heritage Absinthe, lime juice, strawberry shrub, and garnished with a lemon twist.
Head to HAKKASAN to indulge in the Lincoln’s Harvest made with Amaro Lucano and Martel Cordon Bleau, spiced fig syrup, and lemon juice, garnished with a pepper, sugar and cinnamon rim; Circa 1800 made with Bittermens Orange Citrate, Fee Brothers Plum Bitters, Lustau East India Solera Sherry and Pierre Ferrand Cognac; and Tender Thug made with Tito’s Vodka, beet, apple, lemon and ginger juices.
STRIPSTEAK by Michael Mina’s innovative libations like the Fortune Teller made with High West Double Rye, Plymouth Sloe Gin, Tempus fugit Gran Classico, pomegranate juice, and raisin syrup; and the My Spanish Love Affair made with Diplomatico Exclusiva, Lustau Oloroso Sherry, orange vanilla syrup and Old Fashioned Bitters; and Notorious F.I.G. made with Partida Reposado Tequila, Sotol por Siempre, Christian Drouin Calvados, fig puree, pear puree and Bliss Maple Syrup are sure to heat up things up.
In the mood for a laid back feel, try PIZZA & BURGER by Michael Mina’s playful selection of winter cocktails including the Blinker made with Grey Goose Poire, Allspice Dram, lemon juice and ginger ale, garnished with an orange peel; the Matador made with Rendezvous Rye, Oloroso Sherry, apple cider reduction and lemon juice, garnished with an expressed lemon peel; and Monkey Wrench made with Pierre Fernando Dry Curacao, lemon and egg white, garnished with a sprig of rosemary.
4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Indulge in an authentic Greek feast and celebration at the recently launched Atlantikós restaurant, inside The St. Regis Bal Harbour. OPA Thursdays offers guests the opportunity to participate in a signature Greek plate-breaking ritual with shots of Ouzu, followed by an indulgent family-style traditional Greek dinner featuring Mezze, salads, Greek BBQ and a selection of Greek desserts, as well as premium Greek beers and wines, accompanied by live music.
OPA Thursdays will take place from 6:00pm – 9:00pm each week and cost $45.00 per person with complimentary valet parking. 9703 Collins Ave, Miami
Chefs Aaron Brooks’s dinner menu showcases expertly prepared steak, served in smaller portions with choice sauces and accompaniments. Tantalizing seafood fresh from local waters and seasonal sides round out the restaurants new dinner menu. Stand out dishes include the Chicken liver and foie gras truffle honey toasts, kangaroo empanada, fire roasted oysters with chorizo, tomate sofrito, sherry and aioli, the lobster and kohlrabi remoulade, with pickled red onions, fried plantains and trout caviar, and the Florida black grouper with roasted tomatoes, chick peas, pink shrimp, country olives, and chimichurri. 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Chef Michael Lewis is keeping things fresh and seasonal with the addition of few new items to KYU’s winter menu. Highlights of the seasonal items include Grilled Kabocha Squash with Bacon Miso Dressing, BBQ Baby Carrots with candied ginger and pink peppercorn and a KYU Wedge Salad with sesame dressing, bleu cheese and asian pear. 251 NW 25th St. Miami.
This winter, the Italian eatery invites guests to experience a selection of new “bar bites” miniature portions of their classic dishes available during their daily happy hour 5pm-7:30pm. To compliment the seasonal bites, La Moderna’s skilled bartenders have also curated a new authentic Negroni cocktail menu, featuring four innovative takes on the classic Italian beverage. 1874 Bay Rd, Miami Beach
What better way to welcome winter than with PM’s hot empanadas. Choose from various fillings: Meat, Spiced Meat, Fresh Tuna, Ham and Cheese, Octopus and Chorizo among others. 1453 S Miami Ave, Miami
The eclectic Asian-American eatery at The Confidante Miami Beach, is heating things up this winter with the addition of new menu items, including Pork Tamales, Chili Garlic Noodles, Jerk Peking Duck, Roasted Branzino and more. 4041 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Located in the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Verde’s winter offerings are culinary masterpieces. Savor the flavors of the season with Verde’s Sweet Corn Ravioli. Chef Kaytlin Brakefield incorporates the freshest seasonal ingredients like black pepper, parmesan, corn and chive making it the perfect winter staple after a long day out. 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
Designed on the premise of farm to table dinning, Market 17 takes seasonal menus to new heights with fresh selections being presented daily. Current menu options include the Local Burrata Salad , with shaved fennel, fuji apples, kohlrabi, golden beets, crispy lentils, honey lemon vinaigrette. Kataifi wrapped key west pink shrimp with cherry bomb cocktail sauce, horseradish aioli, shaved radish parsley, lemon zest. Grilled Antelope loin with duck fat fingerling potato confit, yellow squash, bok choy, pickled celery, smoked onion & tomato coulis, béarnaise. 1850 SE 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale
Serving Tuscan cuisine, Lucca Restaurant, inside the Boca Raton Resort & Club has added a few new dishes to their already impressive menu, BEEF CARPACCIO with parmigiano frico, truffle aioli, caper berry, bottarga, olio nuovo, RAGU E POLENTA, the ultimate Italian Comfort Food and Ravioli Di Zucca. 501 East Camino Rea, Boca Raton
The newest restaurant from rising culinary stars Jordan Lerman and Stephanie Cohen, offers ferociously seasonal modern American cuisine alongside hand-crafted quality cocktails. Their newest menu features winter inspired specialties including a Roasted Winter Salad, Warm Burrata and Pears, Duck Tacos and Squash Cappellacci Pasta. Dishes can be enjoyed alfresco in Jardin’s lush outdoor garden or inside their traditional dining room. 330 Clematis St #110, West Palm Beach, FL 33401