Miami Beach’s newest dining hotspot, The Dutch, will be open during their regular business hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The restaurant will serve breakfast, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, with selections including hazelnut-crusted French toast with citrus ($15) and The Cosmo, a basket of pastries, croissants, pain au chocolate and muffins with butter, preserves and marmalade, your choice of coffee or tea and juice ($18). Lunch will be served from noon to 4 p.m., with menu options including Asian white boy ribs ($15), grouper Kuroyaki sandwich with yuzu and tomato ($16), and blue crab pizza with tomato, zucchini and jalapeno ($17). The Dutch will serve dinner, from 6 p.m. to midnight, offering dishes such as spice-glazed pork chop with roasted apple and mustard greens ($29); 28 ounce veal porterhouse with gremolata served with a salad of Swank Farms lettuces ($52) and roasted marinated chicken with Swank Farm beans and tomato ($19).
On New Year’s Eve, apart from serving their usual a-la-carte menu for dinner, The Dutch will also offer some menu specials. Chef Andrew Carmellini will have special caviar on-hand and shavings of white truffle foam from Alba will make its way around the dining room. A mini metropolis of shellfish towers will be displayed in the dining room. At the stroke of midnight, guests will be treated to a champagne toast to ring-in the New Year. A fine and unique selection of champagnes will be available. The Dutch is located inside W South Beach Hotel & Residences, 2201 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach. For more information and reservations call (305) 938-3111 or visit www.thedutchmiami.com.