5 Decadent White Truffle Meals!

BY Germaine Benson | December 2, 2016 | Feature Features

Rejoice gourmands! White truffle season is here and Miami restaurants are incorporating the precious mushroom into a variety of dishes. Check out what's on the menu.
White truffle dishes await discovery at Quattro.

1. Flavor Mix
The latest outpost by Zuma co-founder Arjun Waney, DÔA is bringing a whole new meaning to LatAsian cuisine. The Asian cantina’s menu combines Peruvian flavors with Pan-Asian fare and chef-driven ingredients. TRUFFLE MUST The truffle and mushroom hot pot holds nothing back with a dash of truffle butter, a splash of truffle oil and shaved truffles on top! 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.587.2000

2. Asian Twists
From crispy rice ($20) topped with truffle honey to salmon tacos ($17) drizzled in truffle oil, NaiYaRa offers a variety of bites that do right by the luxe comestible. TRUFFLE MUST The white fish truffle ($18) is soaked in truffle oil and topped with lychee, yuzu, Hawaiian sea salt and wasabi caviar. 1854 Bay Road, Miami Beach, 786.275.6005

3. Mamma Mia!
Quattro is celebrating the season with a complete menu of dishes featuring the coveted Alba white truffles from the Piedmont region of Italy. Each antipasti selection comes with two grams of truffles while the primi and secondi dishes feature three grams of the mushroom. TRUFFLE MUST The scaloppina di Vitello ($95) is served with veal scaloppini in a truffle wine sauce, spinach flan and truffle shoestring fries showered with truffle shavings. 1014 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305.531.4833

4. Pasta Perfection
The cooks behind the scenes at Scarpetta know that the marriage between truffles and pasta is always a happy one, so they are incorporating white truffles into two of the eatery’s pasta dishes. Additionally, the restaurant is also offering five grams of white truffle shavings on any entree patrons desire (for market price). TRUFFLE MUST The wild mushroom tagliatelle ($94) features the star ingredient plus other members of the edible fungi family. Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.674.4660

5. Truffle Tactics
Brickell’s best fine dining secret, Toscana Divino is going all out with its Truffle Dinner Experience, a tasting menu with six courses, all of which include white or black truffles as supporting ingredients. TRUFFLE MUST The Uovo InCamicia is made up of a wild mushroom and a poached egg atop a crostini topped with Piedmont truffles. $150 per person, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305.930.6873

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