Foodie Find: Zucca at Hotel St. Michel

In historical Coral Gables Location




Tucked into the corner of the landmark Hotel St. Michel, Zucca has opened in Coral Gables, serving authentic Italian fare and hand-crafted cocktails in a modern and comfortable setting. The drink selections arrive with striking presentations, as the Moscow Mule is mixed in a wide copper cup with oversized garnishes while the classic Negroni arrives with thick orange peel. The antipasti light bites include a selection of homemade cheeses including Mozzarella di Bufala, Borcconcini as well as Burrata and Stracciatella. Charcuterie boards include Bresaola and Prosciutto di Parma. For dinner, consider sampling several dishes with shareable plates. Starters include the Trofine al Pesto Genovese with trofie pasta and pinenuts and Ravioli di Zucca Burro e Salvia, which is a heaping plate of homemade stuffed with pumpkin and sautéed with butter and sage. Don’t miss the Tagliateele ai Funghi with homemade tagliatelle pasta with mushrooms and black truffle.

Zucca is located at Hotel St. Michel at 162 Alcazar Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134.

Brett Graff is a former U.S. government economist who today reports on money, power and the economic forces affecting real people. Dubbed “The Home Economist,” her work has appeared in The Miami Herald, Glamour, Maxim, Harper’s Bazaar, Redbook, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents and Cosmopolitan. Online, she’s the financial expert for TheNest.com and writes for Bankrate.com, Yahoo! finance, Fox Business News, MSN.com, ModernMan.com, TheHomeEconomist.com and more. She lives in Key Biscayne with her husband and daughters.

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