Miami’s beloved Chef Bee brings street food from his homeland of Thailand to his adopted hometown of South Beach, where an open kitchen and expert staff take the place of roving carts and questionable vendors. Menu standouts include the popular tom khagi, a creamy mushroom and chicken soup in coconut broth, and popcorn shrimp—both delectable small plates that whet the palate for bold, flavorful dishes like massaman curry and the crowd-pleasing pad Thai. NaiYaRa’s cocktail program is a little more unflinching, boasting spirit-forward cocktails comprising an array of Thai herbs and spices.
1854 Bay Rd
|Cross street:||between 18th and 20th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 6–11pm, Sun 5–11pm|
|Transport:||Bus 113, 119|