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This restaurant chain has branches appearing in high-powered business capitals around the country and offers a dark, imposing and pointedly sophisticated atmosphere, in which to enjoy upscale American favorites. The menu at The Capital Grille features sumptuous steaks, lobsters and the like for reasonable prices. Miami's version of the Grille is allegedly a USD4-million-plus architectural feat. Surfaces are polished to a gleam, the wine list is impressive and premium liquor flows freely.
This elegant but cozy restaurant off Collins Avenue, has a small bar with a nice selection of wines and beers, a dozen tables, and an inviting couch that covers one side of the dining area. Indonesian food is a fusion of other Asian, Portuguese and Dutch cuisines, but has a flavor all its own. At Indomania Restaurant, this flavor has been captured well. The menu, though small, is authentic and includes the famous rijstafel or rice table: a mound of white rice surrounded by chicken in coconut milk, hard boiled egg curry, cucumber pickled in sweet vinegar, beef stew in a sweet molasses-like sauce and a large, crisp shrimp cracker. Appetizers are delicious and desserts are light and refreshing.
This cognac and cigar-style restaurant is known for its comprehensive wine list. Owned by Shareef Malnik, The Forge is known for delightful culinary creations like spice-rubbed duck and basil-seared Chilean sea bass. Apart from the extensive wine selection, The Forge offers its patrons beer, wines and cocktails.
Located in the historic Biltmore Hotel, this restaurant is every bit as elegant and luxurious as the hotel itself. Florida Trend Magazine calls it "the best French restaurant in the state." Here, at Palme D'Or, Chef Phillipe Ruiz uses fresh local seafood, top-quality meats and inventive combinations to create some of the best French cuisine in south Florida. Le Crabe d'Alaska and Risotta a la Truffe Blanche are two of the more popular entrees.