Jeff McInnis Leaving Ritz-Carlton South Beach for New Midtown Restaurant Gigi
|Chef Jeff picks up another gig.|
McInnis wouldn't say when the official opening will happen, but he did promise "cutting-edge, high-performance, communal comfort food for the discerning palate" that will have some Asian influence and rock-bottom prices. He also hinted that the venture is the spawn of someone who co-created Townhouse Hotel, Bond Street, Bardot, Buck 15, Sra. Martinez, and Miss Yip, so we'll assume for now he is referring to Amir Ben-Zion.
The restaurant will be conveniently located next to Bardot (3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami). Mmm, drinking, dancing, and dumplings... canoodling and noodle dishes... tight buns in jeans and pork buns on the table later... Sounds like a delicious way to spend a night.