Best Bets for Brunch This Spring in South Florida

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Best Bets for Brunch This Spring in South Florida

ABBALE TELAVIVIAN KITCHEN

Abbale Telavivian Kitchen, a chic Israeli-inspired restaurant from hospitality entrepreneurs Omer Horev and Sam Gorenstein, opened March 2021 in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. Abbale brings the flavors of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine to Miami – Gorenstein’s imprint can be found in many of the Syrian and Latin flavors on the menu, while Horev’s Moroccan roots are the inspiration for several dishes as well. Plates go beyond typical American expectations of Middle Eastern menus and feature dishes one would find in a café in Tel Aviv – fresh food that showcases the melting pot of flavors from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The restaurant serves brunch daily featuring dishes such as the Abbale Telavivian Breakfast plate; Shakshuka; Fattoush Salad; several Nishnushim (snacks) items, not to mention a list of specialty coffees, teas, craft beers and wines from regional, boutique producers with a focus on Israeli selections. Offering a bevy dishes perfect for sharing, diners can make a meal of a number of salatim, salads, pastries and burekas as well as entrée sized plates, pitas and Jerusalem bagels. Abbale Telavivian Kitchen is located at 864 Commerce Street on Miami Beach.On Sundays, a Telavivian-style Brunch is offered all day from 9AM to 7PM. The restaurant is closed on Mondays. For more information, please visit www.abbatlv.com. Reservations can be made on  Resy; metered street and valet parking also available onsite. Menus can be viewed HERE.

AMALIA

Amalia, the new Mediterranean-inspired eatery located inside Lennox Hotels Miami Beach in the heart of Miami’s Art Deco District, has already been receiving praise for Executive Chef Hernan Griccini’s seasonal, ingredient-driven cuisine. Now, the charming lush oasis is introducing Sunday Brunch on Sunday, March 20. For brunch, Griccini has created a multi-course menu that showcases clean and healthy globally-inspired dishes. Brunch libations at Amalia are equally enticing with options like the red or white sangria; mimosas; and Bubbles Amalia – a concoction made with prosecco and berries. Sunday Brunch at Amalia will take place every Sunday from 10AM-3PM. Amalia is located inside Lennox Hotels Miami Beach at 1900 Collins Avenue. Brunch reservations are recommended and can be made on OpenTable. Website: www.lennoxmiamibeach.com/dining/

BURLOCK COAST

Located just steps from Fort Lauderdale Beach, Burlock Coast features a gorgeous indoor/outdoor space with breathtaking ocean views, making it the perfect venue for a Lost Weekend Brunch. On Saturdays and Sundays, from 12PM to 4PM, guests can enjoy Burlock Coast’s decadent a la carte brunch with offerings such as Zak’s Brioche French Toast with caramelized peaches and cream; Spicy Farmers Delight Omelet with hot peppers, onion, squash and pepper jack cheese; and Huevos Rancheros with pulled pork, black bean puree, sour cream and ranchero sauce on corn tortillas. The complete brunch menu can be viewed – HERE. For an additional $25 charge, guests can add-on bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s or Rum Punch. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. Telephone: (954) 302-6460; www.burlockcoast.com; Instagram: @BurlockCoast

CHUG’S DINER

Named Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami by USA Today 10Best, Chug’s Diner is chef/restaurateur Michael Beltran’s take on an American diner with a Cuban spin. Since its revamp, Beltran has been serving up some of Miami’s most exciting brunch fare. Like a true diner, Chug’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week with an exclusive selection of breakfast items available until close. Favorites include the Cast Iron Pancake – slow cooked in clarified butter served on top of warm maple syrup; Lechon Hash served with mojo onions and a fried egg; Quiche made with maduros, caramelized onion and gruyere; and of course, a variety of inventive pastelitos by Miami’s very own Pastelito Papi, Chef Giovanni Fesser. Guests are also able to enjoy specialty cocktails like the Chuggy Mary made with mezcal, tomato juice, spicy chuggy hell mix, lemon and sazon completa; and the Improved Carajillo with vodka, coffee liquor and cafe Cubano. Chug’s is located in the heart of Coconut Grove at 3444 Main Highway. Chug’s offers breakfast starting at 8AM; the full menu is available Sunday-Thursday from 11AM-12AM, Friday & Saturday until 2AM. Telephone: (786) 353-2940; www.chugsdiner.com

CORSAIR

Corsair’s beloved brunch “The 52” is the perfect Sunday destination for those who are looking for a fresh, delicious option. Priced at $52 per person (excluding tax & gratuity) and $26++ for children 12 and under, the menu features something different every week of the year, along with brunch favorites served from manned brunch stations. Each week the menu will feature a creative spin on a rotating selection of cooked-to-order brunch classics including Eggs Benedict, French Toast, Skillets, Omelets, and more. Endless Mimosas or Bloody Marys are included, supplements available for champagne or Sparkling Rose. Other breakfast items, raw bar, charcuterie, and desserts are offered at the attended buffet. Brunch is offered every Sunday from 11:30AM until 3PM. Valet parking with validation for The 52 is $10. Corsair Kitchen & Bar is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive inside JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Reservations can be made through OpenTable or by calling 786-279-6800; menus at www.jwturnberry.com

JATTÖ

Wynwood’s hottest new culinary destination Jattö, the latest endeavor for seasoned chef Henry Hané, has rapidly become a go-to weekend destination with the recent launch of its indulgent Weekend Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30AM to 3:30PM. In collaboration with Chef de Cuisine Aleric Constantin, the brunch menu features a multicultural inventive take on the classics with indulgences including Mr. Benedict with soft egg, hollandaise, crispy bacon, panela gel, smoked paprika and toasted Hawaiian bread; Cereal Milk French Toast, cereal milk anglaise and cinnamon toast crunch on Sullivan Street brioche; Maduro Waffle topped with whipped sour cream, Redland guava and colada maple syrup; Moons Over Miami with fluffy scrambled eggs, bistro ham, American cheese and colada mayo; and the Jattö Burger topped with Maggi mayo, bibb, pickles and white onion. Several favorites from the dinner menu such as Fufu Croquetas with plantain skin relish and lime; Patatas Bravas with huancaina and cilantro; and Octopus Chips topped with Botija aioli and parsley, also make an appearance during brunch. The complete brunch menu can be viewed HERE. To complement the decadent brunch offerings, the restaurant offers an exceptional bar program featuring high-end libations. Exquisitely crafted cocktails include Shiso Horny – Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Chareau, shiso, cucumber and Calamansi; Gin & Juice – The Botanist, prosecco, rose, lychee, blood orange, champagne and Bergamot foam; and Flash Carbonated Mojito – Mt. Gay Eclipse, mint, lime, cane syrup, lime zest, flash carbonated. Also on offer, several boozy staples including Bloody Mary’s, Aperol Spritz, Sangria and Cinzano Prosecco pitchers, as well as bubbles of Watermelon & Hibiscus and Lychee & Blood Orange. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be booked – HERE. Jattö is located at 223 NW 23rd Street in Miami. For more information, visit www.jattomiami.com/; Telephone: (305) 982-8960. Instagram: @JattoMiami.

JAYA AT THE SETAI

Jaya at The Setai, helmed by Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena, showcases traditional culinary techniques from wok stations to tandoor ovens and offers up bold, unique flavors from Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, India, China and Japan. The restaurant’s wildly popular Sunday Jazz Brunch is officially back with an updated format in line with safety regulations recommended by the CDC, health officials and local government. Jaya’s Jazz Brunch continues to offer a lavish buffet of culinary delights, but the numerous stations will now be served by restaurant staff. Guests are invited to indulge in limitless Louis Roederer Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s while listening to the sounds of live jazz outdoors in the serene courtyard. Stations include a full raw bar filled with fresh oysters, shrimp and more, rotisserie, Indian and Thai specialties, a selection of grilled meats, dim sum, breakfast favorites, charcuterie and full dessert table with homemade rotating selections. Sunday Jazz Brunch is offered weekly from 11:30AM to 3PM and is priced at $95 per person; $45 children (ages 12 and under). Jaya is located at 2001 Collins Avenue inside The Setai, Miami Beach. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable or by calling (855) 923-7899. www.thesetaihotel.com.

KORNER 67

Recently opened in the heart of Miami Lakes, Korner 67 could be described as Aventura’s Reunion Ktchn Bar’s hip new sister, carrying on some traditions and delivering new delights uniquely her own. Husband-and-wife team Cesar Olivo and Adriana Perez Benatar, along with brother-in-law Samuel Perez Benatar, made it possible for locals to find great internationally-inspired fare and masterfully-executed craft cocktails. What diners and imbibers can expect: a multitudinous world-spanning menu of tapas-offerings, exquisite craft cocktails, polished service and a chic décor and ambiance. Also, ringing in the Spring season with K67’s Brunch & Bubblefest on Saturdays & Sundays from 11AM – 4PM. Highlights include Bottomless mimosas or sparkling wine ($25 per person), Bottomless Juvé & Camps Cava Gran Reserva ($35 per person) along with all champagne bottles 25% off. The 2,303-square-foot space offers ample indoor and outdoor seating. Korner 67 is located at 6769 Main Street in Miami Lakes. www.korner67.com.

KUSH COCONUT GROVE

Kush Coconut Grove, a cool new hybrid of the original Kush in Wynwood Arts District and The Spillover has revamped their al fresco dining environs with a unique, outdoor pop-up bar stationed on the restaurant’s patio. Brunch is available Saturdays & Sundays from 11AM-3PM. Brunch entree highlights include Butterscotch Banana Pecan French Toast ($14) – spiced pecans and bananas on top of Challah French toast, with powdered sugar, and a homemade butterscotch sauce and Mama Bear’s Chicken & Waffles ($16) – crispy, cage-free chicken served alongside Belgian waffles topped with bacon and powdered sugar with a side of sriracha maple syrup. Specialty cocktail highlights include the Buckwheat Boyz Presents: Peanut Butter Jelly Time ($13) – Bourbon, Screwball Whiskey, Smucker’s grape jam; Purple Drank ($11) Fords Gin, Giffards Violette served in a Capri Sun bag and Uncle Luke’s Love Songs ($13) Miami Club Rum, Vanilla Vodka, Chocolate, Espresso. Kush Coconut Grove is located at 2911 Grand Avenue #400D. Telephone: (305) 456-5723; www.kushcoconutgrove.com

LE JARDINIER

A perfect place to sit outdoors and enjoy the Miami winter, Michelin-starred chef Alain Verzeroli’s Le Jardinier in the Miami Design District offers an impressive and picturesque Sunday Brunch. The vegetable-forward restaurant offers its brunch menu every Sunday from 11:30AM until 3:30PM on its lush and spacious patio as well as indoors. The menu features a la carte dishes such as Ora King Salmon Rillette on country bread with avocado mousse, chilis and fried capers ($25); Quiche Lorraine with leeks, mushrooms, bacon and black truffle ($62); Maine Lobster with poached organic egg, bok choy and hollandaise ($38); Local White Shrimp with parmesan polenta, chard and coralline bisque ($28); and Housemade Cavatelli with lamb ragu and parsnip ($35). The full menu may be found HERE. Le Jardinier is located at 151 NE 41st Street Suite 135 in the Miami Design District. www.lejardinier-miami.com.

LIGHTKEEPERS

Lightkeepers, the casually elegant restaurant and bar housed at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, invites guests to enjoy the ultimate weekend brunch experience while overlooking the Atlantic. The brunch, offered Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 4PM, offers a variety of delectable dishes that feature the freshest seafood and land dishes from South Florida’s waters and local farms including Brioche French Toast with berry compote and cherry preserve butter; and Lobster Mac-N-Cheese with Winter Park dairy cheddar and Crispy Crab Cake with Florida citrus and Cajun aioli. A satisfying weekend brunch is incomplete without a stellar beverage lineup and as such, Lightkeeper’s offers the Bottomless Beverage + Bubbly Package, available with food purchase, which includes unlimited bubbly, brunch punch, sangria, Bloody Mary’s, draft beer and mimosas for $39 per person. Lightkeepers is located at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami at 455 Grand Bay Drive in Key Biscayne, Miami. Reservations for brunch are required and can be placed by calling (305) 365-4156; www.lightkeepersmiami.com.

LONA COCINA & TEQUILERIA

With its sweeping views of the ocean, beachside locale and expansive patio, Lona Cocina & Tequileria in Fort Lauderdale is the perfect outdoor dining destination for bold and authentic Mexican cuisine. Guests can enjoy the ideal photo backdrop of Fort Lauderdale beach during Lona’s lively Bottomless Beachside Sunday Brunch, priced at $49 per person, and available every Sunday from 11:30 AM to 4PM. Brunch-goers can indulge in delectable selections from various chef served stations including a Guacamole Bar featuring toppings including fresh salsa, sour cream, jalapenos and Pico de Gallo, Taco Bar, Ceviche Station, and a Dessert and Waffle Station. The Salad Station gives guests the freedom to pick from a wide array of fix-ins including queso fresco, crema fresca, habanero salsa, corn, serrano chilies, and pepitas. An Omelet Station is also on offer. Featured proteins include Chicken Carbon, Salmon Mole, Braised Short Ribs and Picadillo. Of course, no brunch is complete without refreshing libations and the brunch price includes bottomless Margaritas, Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Brunch menu offerings are on rotation and may vary weekly. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made – HERE. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Telephone (954) 245-3069; www.lonarestaurant.com.

MORÉA

Opened in January 2022, LM Restaurant’s newest concept Moréa is a Mediterranean oceanfront dining oasis on Fort Lauderdale beach. Launching this weekend, guests can enjoy brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 3:30PM. Diners can expect dishes like Shakshuka ($16); prepared with three poached eggs, crushed tomatoes, capers, onions, grill bread, and parsley; Avocado Toast ($12); made on sourdough Texas toast, shaved radishes, crumbled feta cheese available with add-ons including cured salmon ($7) and a poached egg ($3); and Eggs Florentine ($15); a toasted English muffin topped with sautéed spinach, aji Amarillo hollandaise, and crispy prosciutto. For those looking for something sweet, indulge in the Waffles with Berry Compoté ($17); prepared with Belgian style waffles, Nutella syrup, and house-made fresh berry compoté. Brunch-goers can imbibe in specialty brunch cocktails including Mimosas ($10), available with orange, peach, or cranberry juice; Moet Spritz ($10), and Morea Spicy Spritz ($14), prepared with jalapeño, lime juice, agave, Ketel One Botanical, and club soda. Build yourself the perfect Bloody Mary with the Tito’s Bloody Mary Bar ($16), offering guests a variety of olives, vegetable garnish, cheese garnish, meat garnish, flavoring and sauces to choose from. Moréa is located at 701 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard at the Paramount Condominiums. Valet and street parking available. For more information visit www.MoreaDining.com. Telephone: (954) 306-3064.

NAVÉ

Lauded as “one of the best restaurants in Coconut Grove,” Navé by Chef Michael Beltran offers Sunday Brunch featuring new seafood-centric selections and specialty breakfast items. Guests can flock to the stunning indoor/outdoor space in the Grove every Sunday from 11AM to 3PM for a brunch that is sure to please. New offerings include Caviar Soft Scramble – Osetra caviar, crème fraîche, herbs; Veal Al Caballo – crispy veal chop, two fried eggs, gem lettuce; Bacon + Egg Gnocchi – masa gnocchi, Beltran’s bacon, spinach, poached egg; and Mortadella, Egg & Cheese – sunny side up egg, fontina fonduta, pepperoncini aioli, brioche, served with fries. Of course, diners can also indulge in the daily selection of east + west coast oysters with cucumber mignonette and cocktail sauce. As no Miami brunch is complete without drinks, Navé offers an array of creative, seasonal cocktails. Navé is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. The restaurant is open for brunch every Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. Navé is closed on Monday. Telephone: (786) 615-3747; https://navemiami.com/

PHUC YEA

Phuc Yea’s brunch menu is as colorful, lively, vibrant and funky as its environs and soundtrack, with Chef Cesar Zapata & Ani Meinhold tastes and ethnicities evident throughout. Variety is foundational and exploration is warranted. A visit for brunch must certainly involve the signature PY Noodles – a house-made egg noodle dish served with garlic butter, oyster sauce and Parmesan cheese; no meal at Phuc Yea is complete without it. For a blast from the past, try Chef Cesar’s FRENCH TOAST BITES croissants, bourbon custard, chocolate, coconut, condensed milk, maple syrup ($15). Between bread options include Salt ’n Peppa Shrimp Banh Mi loaded with crispy-fried popcorn shrimp, house pickles, lettuce, herbage, sriracha aioli, served on a Flour and Weirdoughs croissant ($18) and the Loaded Banh Mi – five-spice roasted pork, fried egg, lettuce, house pickles, fresh herbs, topped with sriracha aioli ($16). The side order of “a nap” is complimentary.

For heartier plates, the Duck Confit & Waffles – Coca-Cola glazed, winter-spiced duck confit served with Belgian waffles, cranberry agrodolce, dill, and rum-spiked maple syrup ($24); Short Rib Hash – smoked short rib, potato hash, onions, jus and Thai bird chilies ($24); For two to share, go big or go home with Steak ’n Eggs, a 42-ounce, bone-in smoked short rib coated in nuoc cham caramel and served with onion rings and fried eggs ($52). Phuc Yea fans can be assured the entire dinner menu is also available during Sunday brunch, pho real!

Phuc Yea commands one of the coolest and whimsical drink programs in town. Under Meinhold’s auspices, the drink menu has become something of a “to-do list” for local barflies with flavor combinations and names to beat the band. Brunch is no different, guests are encouraged to imbibe in Bottomless Bloody Mary’s, Sangria, Mimosas ($35pp). Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. Sunday brunch is served Noon to 3PM. Abundant street parking is available. Telephone: (305) 602-3710; www.phucyea.com

PIZZA CRAFT

Located in the historic Himmarshee District of Fort Lauderdale, Pizza Craft, the award-winning, cozy Italian hotspot features a lively and decadent weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. While guests jam out to live music entertainment, they can indulge in a variety of vibrant Brunch Bites including Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with blueberry mascarpone and maple syrup ($16); Brunch Pizza topped with farm egg, fresh mozzarella, smoked bacon, fingerling potato, shallot and parmigiana ($19); Panettone French Toast complemented by fresh berries, maple syrup and mascarpone ($17); Burrata Toast served on an Italian baguette and topped with local burrata, heirloom tomato, poached egg, olive oil and black pepper ($16); Breakfast Sandwich on toasted ciabatta with smoked bacon, fried egg, fontina, tomato, rosemary aioli ($15); and the Pizza Craft Breakfast which includes two eggs your way, smoked bacon, tomatoes, fingerling potatoes and an Italian baguette ($17). The stellar brunch offerings are accompanied by boozy libations including a one-of-a-kind Spritz Bar, served bottomless for $18 or individually for $12, featuring Aperol Spritz – Aperol, prosecco, soda and orange slice; Lillet Spritz – Lillet Rosé, Aperol, cucumber, strawberry, mint and tonic water; Campari Spritz – Campari, prosecco, soda and orange slice; Amaro Spritz – Amaro Montenegro, prosecco, soda and lemon twist; and Tropical Spritz – J.F Haden’s Mango Liqueur, prosecco, soda and berries. Also on offer, handcrafted cocktails such as Missionary’s Downfall – Plantation Rum, crème de peche, honey, fresh pineapple, lime and mint; Brunching Buck – Old Forester, prosecco, watermelon juice, lemon and fresh ginger; and Bloody Cesar – Tito’s, clamato, Tabasco, black pepper, olives and celery as well as mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and several spiked coffees. The full brunch menu can be viewed – HERE. Pizza Craft is located at 330 Himmarshee Street in Fort Lauderdale. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be booked through RESY – HERE. For more information, visit www.pizzacraftpizzeria.com/; Telephone: (954) 616-8028

R HOUSE WYNWOOD

Situated in the heart of Wynwood Arts District, one of Miami’s most culturally askew neighborhoods, R House is a contemporary Latin-inspired restaurant & bar heralded for its soulful menu and bustling weekend brunch scene. The local gem recently revamped their sought-after Brunch offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30AM and again 2:30PM. Hosted by Athena Dion (Miss Ultimate Miami Drag Queen), the famed R House Brunch features an impressive spread of brunch items to nosh on while enjoying Miami’s most storied Drag performances. Priced at $50pp plus tax and gratuity, the family-style menu includes bottomless mimosas, white wine sangria and mojitos. New menu highlights include Cayenne Fried Chicken with spicy cilantro sauce; R Cuban Breakfast Croissant with mojo pork, serrano ham, swiss cheese, scrambled egg; and Cinnamon Sweet French Toast with guava syrup, cream cheese, tropical fruit, coconut flakes. Additional a la carte offerings include an Acai Bowl, Sweet Chili Chicken Wings; Truffle Parm Hand-Cut Fries; and Guacamole. R House, located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood. Brunch is served on Saturdays & Sundays in two seatings, at 11:30AM and 2:30PM. Telephone: (305) 576-0201; www.rhousewynwood.com

RUSTY PELICAN MIAMI

With stunning views of Biscayne Bay to accompany the award-winning cuisine, it’s no wonder that Rusty Pelican is considered one of Miami’s best dining destinations. The iconic restaurant, with menus by Executive Chef Kyle Kingrey and overseen by Regional Executive Chef, Jim Pastor, offers regional cuisine in sophisticated environs; the sparkling waterfront and downtown Miami skyline are the perfect backdrop for the chef’s elevated seafood-centric menu. Home to a world-class wine program featuring an impressive list of carefully selected bottles of wine and sakes; the restaurant also encompasses a gorgeous bar and lounge, with craft cocktails and creative libations devised by Beverage Director Oscar Amaya. In addition to copious fresh seafood and raw bar selections befitting to the restaurant’s bayside setting, signature dishes include select cuts of meat, sushi, unique garden-fresh salads and juicy burgers. Perfect for lunch, dinner, happy hour and a legendary weekend brunch, boasting $25 bottomless mimosas in several unique flavors such as Apple Cider Pumpkin Spice; Lavender Activated Charcoal Lemonade; Passion Fruit & Tarragon; Dragonfruit & Watermelon; and classic Orange. The restaurant is also one of South Florida’s most popular special event destinations. From graduation parties to weddings, bridal and baby showers and holiday soirees, the restaurant’s professional catering and event staff have earned a well-deserved reputation for flawless milestone events. The facility offers indoor and outdoor spaces with special event menus customizable to fit any budget – from a casual cocktail party to a formal wedding for 500. The Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. Lunch and Dinner are served daily; and Brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Telephone: (305) 361-3818; www.therustypelican.com.

TACOCRAFT TAQUERIA & TEQUILA BAR

With locations in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and South Miami, Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar, Handcrafted Hospitality’s wildly-successful Mexican concept, is a go-to weekend destination for its lively Weekend Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. While basking in the vibrant and fun ambience, guests will enjoy savory Brunch Bites including Chicken & Churros – crispy fried chicken, giant churro waffle, Mike’s Hot Honey and tequila infused maple syrup; Al Pastor Hash – chicken al pastor, potatoes, peppers, onion, two over easy eggs, corn tortillas, house salsas and cilantro; Hangover Burrito – scrambled eggs, chorizo, oaxaca and manchego cheese, tomato, avocado, potatoes and chipotle crema; Avocado Toast – artisan toast, forked-crushed avocado, chilies, pepitas, cotija cheese and fried egg; and Skirt Steak & Eggs – fire grilled skirt steak, chimichurri, potato & pepper hash, two eggs your way and corn tortillas. Indulgent sweet plates include Tres Leches French Toast – brioche bread, tres leches milk, cinnamon toast crunch, caramel and cinnamon whipped cream; and Churro Waffle – giant churro waffle, cinnamon whipped cream and maple syrup. The complete brunch menu can be viewed – HERE. The decadent offerings are complemented by a stellar lineup of Boozy Brunch cocktails including Bloody Maria – Jose Cuervo Tradicional, house bloody mix, olives, jalapeño and lime; Tropical Margarita – Rock n’ Roll mango tequila, watermelon puree, agave, fresh lime juice and sugar rim; and Tropical Spritz – J.F. Haden’s Mango Liqueur, prosecco, soda and berries, as well as mimosas, sangria and Micheladas. For location and contact information; please visit www.tacocraft.com/tacocraft-locations/.

TORO TORO

Savor the flavors of Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse located on the lobby level of the InterContinental Miami hotel, at a decadent unlimited Pan-Latin Sunday Brunch from Noon to 4PM. The elevated culinary experience, curated by Executive Chef Jean Delgado, highlights the flavorful cuisine and techniques from the Americas that Toro Toro is highly coveted for and is priced at $65++ per person. Enjoy a variety of action stations including a Salad Station, Rodizio De La Parilla Station featuring Picanha steak, Achiote Chicken, Tomahawk Pork Chop, Argentinian Chorizo and Fried Grouper; a Toro Seafood Tower piled with oysters, shrimp and ceviche; and Dessert Bar showcasing a variety of Pan-Latin cakes and specialties such as Bananas Foster. For more classic offerings, the Traditional Breakfast Station includes omelets and waffles. Toro Toro features live entertainment and several a la carte add-ons including Guacamole Chilindron topped with Pork belly, chicharrons, queso fresco, plantain & boniato chips ($16); and a tableside carving of 32 oz. Wagyu Tomahawk ($130). Brunch sips include bottomless mimosas for $20 per person. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza at the InterContinental Miami. For more information, visit www.torotoromiami.com/sunday_brunch; Telephone: (305) 372-4710