The List: Where a Jean-Georges chef eats in Miami

 

Ten top dishes around town from J&G Grill chef de cuisine Brad Kilgore. 

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By Evan S. Benn | ebenn@MiamiHerald.com

The best way to sample a chef’s food is often through a tasting menu. Brad Kilgore, chef de cuisine at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s J&G Grill at the St. Regis Bal Harbour, recently unveiled new dishes for his summer tasting menu, and he'll be cooking BBQ as a guest chef at The Dutch this week.

Here, in no order, are Kilgore’s 10 favorite places to eat when he’s off the clock:

1. Panya Thai.

Larb Salad and Green Curry (ask for "Thai-style").

520 NE 167th St., North Miami Beach; 305-945-8566; web

2. Gabose Korean BBQ.

Tongue, Kimchee Omelet.

4991 N. University Dr., Lauderhill; 954-572-4800; web

3. 1826 Restaurant and Lounge.

Strawberry Yuzu Dessert.

1826 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-763-8860; web

4. Miss Saigon Bistro.

Pho (the broth is especially delicious).

148 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables; 305-446-8006; web

5. Las Olas Café.

Chicken Empanadas with Red Sauce.

644 Sixth St., Miami Beach; 305-534-9333; web

6. OTC.

Frito Pie and Truffle Steak Wrap. 

1250 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-4612; web

7. Edge Steak & Bar.

Brunch and anything with lamb that chef Aaron Brooks cooks. 

1435 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-381-3190; web

8. Tongue and Cheek.

Hamachi “Gin and Tonic” and Chicken Chicharrónes.

431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-704-2900; web

9. La Sandwicherie.

Paté with Camembert and Everything.

229 14th St., Miami Beach; 305-532-8934; web

10. Momi Ramen.

Pork Belly Ramen.

5 SW 11th St., Miami; 786-391-2392; web

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