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Located in the heart of Miami’s bustling Upper East Side, contemporary Vietnamese mainstay, Phuc Yea, offers a selection of shareable plates that capture the soulfulness and passion behind recipes rooted in family. Perfect for the holiday season, parties of up to 16 people can reserve the restaurant’s gorgeous, hand-painted private dining room for intimate gatherings. Under one roof, guests are invited to marvel at Biscayne’s blossoming MiMo District; embrace 90’s hip-hop, street-cool music; and enjoy Cesar’s interpretation of Asian fusion cuisine – a lively mash up of fresh and colorful Vietnamese ingredients pumped up with a spicy, bold richness of flavors. Brunch features a dim sum-style menu that highlights classic American brunch preparations. Here, Chef Zapata features his Gulf and Southern influences more prominently while still integrating Vietnamese breakfast traditions. Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. Dinner is served Wednesday through Sunday. Sunday brunch is served Noon to 3PM. Abundant street parking is available. Telephone: (305) 602-3710;www.phucyea.com.