The List: Miami's best restaurants with Golden Fig's Tomas Prado

Tomas Prado is executive chef of Golden Fig in Brickell

Tomas Prado is executive chef of Golden Fig in Brickell, where he cooks bold and comforting dishes out of thoughtfully sourced regional and local ingredients. Here are his top picks for eating in Miami: 

1. DB Bistro Moderne

Best charcuterie in Miami. Amazing wine list. 

255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-421-8800

2. Edge Steak & Bar

Best lunch deal: three courses for $23.

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

3. Makoto 

Spicy tuna and crispy rice. The ambiance rocks.

9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-864-8600

4. Taquiza 

Changed the taco game in Miami. Amazing food, great price. 

1506 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-748-6099

5. La Mar by Gastón Acurio

Gorgeous views, perfect for a date night. 

500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami; 305-913-8358

6. Cake Thai Kitchen

Best Thai food in Miami. Crispy peppercorn duck is a must-try. 

7919 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-534-7906

7. Matador Room

I love their modern take on Latin food. 

2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-257-4600

8. Vagabond Restaurant & Bar

Outstanding vegetable dishes.

7301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-400-8420

9. 27 Restaurant & Bar

Best cocktails in Miami. Miami-inspired comfort food.

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

10. Alter

Innovative cuisine. A winner.

223 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-573-5996

Evan S. Benn is Miami Herald food editor: @EvanBenn