This Thursday, June 15, everyone’s favorite crustacean gets a culinary makeover at VillaAzur, Quinto la Huella and Via Emilia 9 in honor of National Lobster Day. No bibs necessary, the Miami hotspots created mouthwatering, mess-free dishes that encompass all the holiday is cracked up to be.

Lobster Rolls – Villa Azur
Chef Erwin Mallet’s will present shareable pillows of Lobster Rolls made with buns, scallions, shallots, chives, dice radish, mayonnaise, and yuzu sauce, topped with Kaluga caviar.

Villa Azur

Quinto La Huella at EAST, Miami
As the first outpost of Uruguay’s beachfront restaurant, Parador La Huella, Quinto La Huella acts as its urban reinvention, featuring views of Miami throughout. Get your lobster fix this National Lobster Day at Quinto La Huella, who is celebrating with a grilled lobster, served with oven-roasted potatoes and artichokes with smoked butter ($65), available just for the national holiday. For reservations, call (786) 805-4646.

Quinto La Huella

Astice Alla Catalana – Via Emilia 9
This Miami Beach hidden gem offers authentic Italian cuisine straight from the Emilia-Romagna region. Never compromising authenticity, Chef Wendy imports everything served at Via Emilia 9 from Italy (with the exception of fresh fruits, vegetables and eggs), including bread, which is brought in from the Vasalli Bakery in Ferrara, Italy. On National Lobster Day, head to Via Emilia 9 and indulge in their Thursday seafood menu, including the Astice Alla Catalana, or opt to make it yourself at home with the full recipe below – with a few secret touches not included ;). For reservations, call (786) 216-7150.

Via Emilia 9

Information provided by Heidi Malaret, TARA, Ink.