We are seeing more and more ‘outpost’ restaurants – where a big-name chef attaches his name to a local property. It then becomes a Where’s Waldo campaign to figure out where the chef actually is, and how much involvement he actually has, with that particular monikered restaurant.
Having been to the Jose Andres outpost in Las Vegas, we were very unsure which version of the Chef would be present on South Beach, Miami; after all, Miami feels a bit closer to Vegas then Barcelona.
We are quite happy to report that our meal, drinks, and service were at an all-time high. In short, the dinner was fantastic!
Kudos to Chef Vargas for the day-to-day work and keeping Bazaar at the top end of Miami dining. Each dish was coordinated perfectly – from the stylish presentation to the exquisite finish. We really had a lovely meal – topped off with an extra Caipirinha (Made with Liquid Nitrogen table-side of course!!
If you find yourself in Miami – Bazaar by Jose Andres is heartily recommended :)
Bazaar has an all-day menu and is a great place to also pop into for a quick lunch. Standouts include the Gazpacho Patricia (tomatoes, cucumbers, crouton, sherry vinegar), the Pan con tomato (perfect bread flown in daily from Spain) and the afternoon drink of choice .. Passion Fruit Up (dark rum, passion fruit, and ginger – laurel syrup, topped with passion fruit espuma)
Bazaar by Jose Andres
(1) 305 455-2999
SLS Hotel South Beach 1701 Collins Ave, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
18:00 – 00:00 Dinner – Sunday to Thursday
18:00 – 01:00 Dinner – Friday & Saturday