The List: Miami's best foods with Cleo's Danny Elmaleh

Chef Danny Elmaleh

Chef Danny Elmaleh has spent a lot of time in South Florida since opening an outpost of his Mediterranean restaurant Cleo in Miami Beach’s Redbury Hotel, 1776 Collins Ave., last fall. Here are his favorite things to eat around town: 

1. Katsuya

Tuna Salsa.

1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-455-2995.

2. Bazaar by Jose Andres

Smoked Oysters

1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-455-2999.

3. Mandolin Aegean Bistro

Marinated Grilled Octopus.

4312 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-576-6066.

4. 27

Elad’s Shakshuka.

2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727.

5. Lucali

Caesar Kale Salad.

1930 Bay Rd., Miami Beach; 305-695-4441.

6. My Ceviche 

Aji Amarillo Ceviche.

235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-397-8710.

7. Mignonette


210 NE 18th St., Miami; 305-274-4635.

8. Eating House

Mushroom ‘Tartare’

804 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-448-6524.

9. Tropical Chinese Restaurant

Dim Sum.

7991 Southwest 40th St., Miami; 305-262-7576.

10. Joe’s Stone Crab

Stone Crabs!

11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365.