Prime One Twelve (Miami, FL)

Southern staples like chicken and waffles and a wine list deep with full-bodied reds make this spot a celebrity magnet.


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This steakhouse, a celebrity magnet, augments its meats with
cutting-edge versions of Southern staples, such as chicken and
waffles.

Destination Bottles:

Screaming Eagle 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon (Oakville)
Shelter 2005 “The Butcher” Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)
Philippe Melka 2006 Métisse Bordeaux Blend (Napa Valley)

Prime One Twelve sports a large, deep list, with a good number of half bottles and large-format bottles. Though there are plenty of white wines and sparklers, the natural emphasis is on fullbodied red wines from the major regions of the world.

For more information about this Miami Beach, FL, restaurant, click here.

For more restaurants where you can dine with the stars, visit The Bazaar by José Andrés, Daniel,  Minetta Tavern and Spago Beverly Hills.

Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve on Flying in Rare Fish

Our Hawaiian Tuna Poke dish is refreshing, perfect for Miami nights since it’s served in a bowl over ice. But what makes the dish special is that it features four ounces of fresh Hawaiian bigeye tuna with limu seaweed, macadamia nuts and soy sauce. Using this superior (and expensive) fish translates into one of the most flavorful and fresh dishes we’ve ever created. But bringing in 300–350 pounds of Hawaiian bigeye tuna each week is no easy feat—though it does make Prime One Twelve the largest purchaser of the rare Hawaiian fish in the country. The restaurant requires the superior ingredient be shipped overnight to the restaurant three times per week. As opposed to the standard bigeye tuna seen on many local menus, Hawaiian bigeye tuna is wild-caught by skilled longline fishermen. The tuna is brought to the prestigious Honolulu Fish Auction, the only fresh tuna auction in the U.S., and we work with a buyer in Hawaii to choose the best of the bunch. Our Poke dish is a perfect example of our philosophy: to bring the best ingredients to our customers.


Celeb Spotting

A-listers, pop stars and celebrity athletes turn up in droves at this Miami steakhouse. Here’s a roster of who’s who at Prime One Twelve:

Alex Rodriguez and Cameron Diaz
Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
Kim Kardashian
Serena Williams
Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union
Clive Davis
Amare Stoudemire
Shaq
Drake
Stevie Wonder
Calvin Klein

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