The List: The Federal's Ani Meinhold and Cesar Zapata

Ani Meinhold and Cesar Zapata of the Federal in Miami.
Ani Meinhold and Cesar Zapata of the Federal in Miami.

Aniece Meinhold and Cesar Zapata, the wife-and-husband team behind The Federal Food, Drink & Provisions, are coming off their national television debut this week as they starred in Wednesday’s episode of Bravo TV’s Best New Restaurant. (The Federal bested an Austin, Texas, eatery in the episode, making Americans lust for its biscuits and qualifying it for a spot in the show’s semifinals.) Here’s where Ani and Ceez eat when they’re off the clock: 

1. Bombay Darbar

Tandoori Chicken, Saag Paneer, Garlic Naan. 

3195 Commodore Plz., Coconut Grove; 305-444-7272.

2. Su-Shin Izakaya

Marinated Mackerel (Saba) Sushi, Chirashi Bowl. 

159 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-445-2584.

3. Pho Brandon

Ban Xeo (Crispy Crepe), Papaya Salad, Best Pho in South Florida.

2692 N. University Dr., Sunrise; 954-306-6860.

4. China Pavilion

Awesome Dim Sum. Braised Chicken Feet.

10041 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines; 954-433-3939.

5. Sushi Deli

Omakase. Tip: Thursday is their weekly delivery of Japanese fish. 

1412 79th St. Causeway, Miami Beach; 305-861-0143.

6. Salumeria 104

Fresh Tagliolini with Truffles. Red Wine-Brasied Baby Octopus with Polenta. 

3451 NE First Ave., Miami; 305-424-9588.

7. Edge Steak & Bar

Three words: Oyster Happy Hour. 

1435 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-381-3190. 

8. Khong River House

Rotisserie Chicken. 

1661 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach; 305-763-8147.

9. La Mar

All of the Ceviches, Lomo Saltado. 

500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami; 305-913-8358. 

10. Mondongo’s

Best Colombian Beans. 

3500 NW 87th Ave., Doral; 305-718-4977.