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There's no doubt that the Mondrian boasts one of the best views in Miami. And now, their in-house restaurant, Asia de Cuba, is giving us yet another reason to spend long hours in gorgeous South Beach property: They've relaunched their newly revamped dinner menu, opting to keep their namesake style of Asian/Latin fusion they've conquered with subtle mastery. Some of the standout dishes include wild salmon and salted avocado helado with spicy coconut milk, bird's-eye pepper, and black lava salt; crispy octopus ajillo with caramelized garlic, sake, and pickled lychee; spiny lobster and hearts-of-palm cajou with aged soy, lime, cashews, sultanas, brown butter, and an herb salad; braised oxtail and kimchee-steamed dumplings with spiced calabaza threads and mango ponzu; and chicken "MilanAsia" with panko and a mizuna, arugula, and radicchio salad drizzled with sherry soy dressing. Believe us — after all that, you're going to need something to wash it down. We recommend grabbing a cocktail made by house mixologist, Angelo Vieira. We suggest the chili caipirinhas or berry mojitos...okay, actually, we want both! And you will, too.
Photos: Courtesy of Mondrian South Beach
Holiday. Even the word makes us want to do a little in-seat dance. You book the time off work, you block it off in your diary, you book an ace hotel, and you go on to tell freaking everyone about it. Hotels, after all, have a way of making or breaking a holiday, and there’s nothing more disappointing than arriving at read