19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura. (786) 279-6600. www.michaelmina.net/bourbonsteak_miami .Seats: 250.Cuisine: contemporary American steakhouse.Specialties: rib eye, filet mignon, skirt steak, porterhouse and flat iron; ahi tuna, king salmon and diver scallops; accompaniments include butter poached lobster tail and grilled foie gras.Main Courses: $38-$190.Executive chef: Andrew Rothschild.Managing chef-partner: Michael Mina.
899 NE 125th St. (305) 89-DOGMA. www.dogmagrill.com .Seats: 40.Cuisine: original hot-dog stand.Specialties: savory all natural beef, vegetarian and turkey hot dogs with a variety of toppings as well as hand-cut chips, fries, onion rings, wraps and salads.Main Courses: $2.75-$5.75.Owners: Jeffrey and Lisa Akin.
Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill
400 NW North River Drive. (305) 371-4107. www.casablancaseafood.com .Seats: 160.Cuisine: Latin seafood.Specialties: split Florida lobster stuffed with crab, shrimp and scallops, broiled with garlic butter and served with yellow rice and vegetables; sautéed chicken breast with garlic, tomato, basil, white-wine sauce and fettuccine; mixed ceviche blend of grouper, shrimp, octopus and calamari with cilantro, Peruvian aji amarillo and sweet potato.Main Courses: $15-$40.Chef: Mario Tanjun.Owners: Lazaro and Jorge Sanchez.
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
130 NE 40th St. (305) 573-5550. www.michaelsgenuine.com .Seats: 120.Cuisine: contemporary American.Specialties: wood-roasted sweet onion stuffed with ground lamb and apricots; crispy, local black grouper cheek with preserved lemon and basil; whole, wood-roasted local snapper with roasted fennel, grilled lemon and smoked fleur de sel.Main Courses: $16-$44.Chef-owner: Michael Schwartz.