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Tour the tastes of Europe's boot-shaped nation wearing a pair of calfskin loafers. With today's Groupon, $15 gets you $35 worth of authentic Italian cuisine at Fratelli La Bufala. The chain of buffalo-inspired restaurants started in Italy, and due to tax-breaks for teleportation scientists, came to Miami, the only Bufala location outside of Europe.
The English-language menu reveals the tantalizing taste secrets: a catalog of antipasti, soups, pasta, and pizza all served in Fratelli La Bufala's bright, inviting dining room or on the patio. Whet your appetite with the millefoglie (layers of mozzarella with eggplant, basil, and fresh tomato coulis, $11) or share a plate of crudo e bufala (prosciutto and bufala mozzarella, $17) over a bottle of Chianti.
For the main course, share a wood-fired pizza or two, like the diavola (tomato sauce, spiced salami, mozzarella, basil, and crushed red pepper, $13), the reale (tomato sauce, bufala mozzarella, bufala ricotta, and prosciutto crudo, $18), or the simple yet elegant margherita (tomato sauce, bufala mozzarella, and basil, $11). Or hoard for yourself the spaghetti al cuore di carciofo (speck, black olives, artichoke hearts, and olive oil, $15), or the tagliatelle alla Bolognese (bufala Bolognese ragu and tomato sauce, $14). Complete the meal with an espresso and something sweet: a cannoli ($7.50), gelato ($7), or torta caprese ($7.50).
The Miami New Times welcomes the cozy atmosphere and uncommon fare at Fratelli La Bufala:
- The space has been renovated in a resplendently lit, wide-open manner that makes it extremely inviting from the outside…More pertinently, the restaurant gives South Beach diners something even more unique: an affordably priced menu of popular, freshly prepared, fun-to-share foods. On top of that, it covers a thus-far neglected niche in our dining scene: water buffalo cuisine. – Lee Klein, Miami New Times
- The Diavola had a nice assertive spiciness from the salame and crushed pepper, but the one that showed the most promise for me was the Vesuviana, which sported ripe juicy cherry tomatoes, a nice element of intrigue from the smoked buffalo mozzarella, and some high quality anchovies. – Food for Thought
Oregon Trail: Revisited
Fratelli La Bufala serves deliciously prepared, fresh, buffalo-derived meats and cheeses. This is a far cry from what most of us learned in elementary school, playing Oregon Trail, a game whose sole challenge was to shoot as many buffalo as possible. What other questionable environmental practices did the game promote?
- Dying of cholera
- Dumping all of your belongings into a river
- Touching an elementary-school keyboard
- Passing through Utah
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Promotional value expires Nov 3, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per table. Tax and gratuity not included. Dine-in only. Not valid with other offers, specials, or happy hour. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Fratelli La Bufala
Known as Miami’s first Neapolitan Pizzeria, Fratelli La Bufala has been open for 13 years in Miami Beach’s historic South of 5th neighborhood. The restaurant sources its products from small local farms in the south of Italy. At Fratelli La Bufala, traditions are key and can be seen in the recipes, atmosphere and concept of the restaurant. The popular traditional Neapolitan pizzas are all made with bufala mozzarella with toppings ranging from artichoke hearts and ham to roasted potatoes and sausage. In addition to the selection of 18 different pizzas on the menu, the restaurant also serves traditional pastas including Lasagna, Gnocchi, Bucatini alla Carbonara and Linguine ai Gamberi.