Food & Drink

Best Seat in the House: Table 1 at Cote Gourmet in Miami Shores

Cote Gourmet: In Miami Shores.
Cote Gourmet: In Miami Shores. For the Miami Herald

The restaurant: Cote Gourmet, 9999 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores; Fresh French bistro fare served in a friendly, comfortable neighborhood atmosphere. Settle in for a savory crepe or a classic pork tenderloin in prune sauce.

The table: 1. This cozy four-top in the center of the action is a favorite table in Cote Gourmet’s dining room. A few patio spots provide lovely al fresco dining on cooler days.

Nearby theater: Miami Theater Center, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores.

Playing: “Lazy Fair,” a Mad Cat Theatre production in the SandBox at MTC, runs through Sept. 6; Mad Cat is the new resident company at Miami Theater Center.