Seven New Year's Day Brunches in Miami: Cure Your Hangover Here
This is Miami, and if there's one thing we can guarantee, it's that 2014 will come in like a wrecking ball. (Bereft of Miley Cyrus, however, since she ditched the 305 to wag her tongue in Times Square instead.)
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So when you wake up January 1 -- glitter lodged in every orifice, head pounding like EDM beats, feeling the wrath of said wrecking ball -- you'll need some nourishment. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious eats around town to get you on the road to recovery.
Tongue & Cheek
Jamie DeRosa's Washington Avenue charmer will be open for biz, plating up yummy eats for sleep-deprived SoBe residents. From pumpkin pancakes ($12) to fried chicken and cheddar waffles ($16) to a baked-to-order sticky-icky bun ($4) to house-cured salmon ($13) -- this creative menu will have a culinary cure for every craving. Oh, and for $25 you can score bottomless sangria, bloody marys, bellinis, or mimosas. Hair of the dog, for the win. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 305-704-2900 for reservations.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
South Beach's favorite spot for Southern fare will serve a serious spread for hungry, hungover revelers. Nosh on fried green tomato BLT with homemade pimiento cheese ($16); deviled eggs with smoked trout roe ($10); a massive fried half-chicken with spicy Tabasco honey ; and a whole host of other treats. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are recommended; call 305-538-5220.
Swine Southern Table & Bar
Now is the time to indulge your inner piggie -- before you hop on the diet bandwagon come January 2. At Swine's holiday brunch, you can dig into a warm sticky bun with maple-bourbon toffee syrup and candied smoked bacon ($10), a short-rib Swine burger with house-smoked bacon ($16), or the ever-popular shrimp 'n' grits ($28) -- plus lots of other indulgent options. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and reservations are recommended. Call 786-360-6433.