Chef Jamie DeRosa started Tongue & Cheek after a celebrated stint at Tudor House and combined his kitchen skills with playfulness and hospitality to create a restaurant that, as the mission statement puts it, “embodies sophistication and whimsical humor.”
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Beef cheek burger with pimento cheese on homemade brioche; Brussels sprouts with whipped ricotta, orange and pistachio; duck à l’orange with confit leg, seared breast, turnips and pumpkin seeds; red wine-braised lamb belly with romenesco and root vegetables
What people come for:
Progressive cocktail list; special events such as “Kitchen Collab” nights, which feature guest chefs; a “Miami Media Mixer” happy hour
431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, Fla.