Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market Brings Fresh Seafood to North Miami
|Fish Fish offers fresh seafood from the Florida Keys.|
Fish Fish Restaurant Bar and Market (13488 Biscayne Boulevard) is a new source of fresh, local seafood for North Miami. Owner Rebecca Nachlas is a lawyer by trade. She and her husband originally wanted to open a seafood market, selling products from local fisherman in Islamorada, but expanded the concept with the addition of a full-service restaurant after meeting with Oscar Quezada, a chef at iconic Lazy Days restaurant in the Keys. Quezada was looking to take charge of a kitchen from the ground up and Nachlas agreed to the venture.
Fish Fish, which opened quietly late December, features a market selling local lobster, stone crabs, and fish, fresher and more affordable than the offerings at upscale chain markets. "We don't have a middleman, so we're bringing the seafood directly from the boat here," said Nachlas. For instance, stone crabs to take-out sell for about $43 per pound for colossals, $49 per pound for super colossals (the prices are slightly higher when served as a meal with sides at the restaurant).
In addition to local seafood, Nachlas flies in Maine lobster, New England oysters and clams, and even Dover sole from across the pond. A selection of prepared foods will be available soon.
|Crispy whole fish is prepared to order.|
Selections include sauteed snapper with lemongrass basmati rice with chef Oscar's Key lime butter sauce ($28); fish & chips from day boat Icelandic cod, with house made tartar sauce and English mushy peas 9$26); and pan roasted grouper with truffle mushroom risotto and fresh orange cream sauce ($30).
In addition, the restaurant offers a full bar with specialty cocktails named after denizens of the deep.
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