The List: Where Buns & Buns' Alex Zibi eats around Miami

It’s been a big few weeks for Buns & Buns. The South Miami restaurant just celebrated its first year, and on Wednesday it’ll make its national television debut on Bravo TV’s “Best New Restaurant.” Here, owner Alex Zibi shares his favorite bites around town: 

1. Hakkasan

Black Pepper Beef Tenderloin.

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 877-326-7412.

2. Zuma 

Tuna and Salmon Tartare.

270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-577-0277.

3. Japanese Market

Best Sushi in Miami!

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

4. Lucali

Excellent Pizza.

1930 Bay Rd., Miami Beach; 305-695-4441.

5. Sugarcane

Scallop Crudo with Apple, Black Truffle, Lime and Jalapeño. 

3252 NE First Ave., Miami; 786-369-0353.

6. Sushi Samba

Sea Bass Anticuchos with Miso and Peruvian Corn.

180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-448-4990.

7. Hillstone

Smoked Salmon and Chef’s Sauce. 

201 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-0141.

8. Buena Vista Bistro

Chicken and Curry Rice.

4582 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-456-5909. 

9. My Ceviche

Adobo-Citrus Chicken Burrito.

1250 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-960-7825.

10. Joe’s Stone Crab

Conch Fritters.

11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365.