Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Louis' List: Prime 112
It's one of the hottest restaurants on South Beach and still one of the hardest reservations to get. Tonight, Louis Aguirre takes us inside Prime 112 and shows us why it definitely makes Louis' List.
WSVN -- If there's one question I constantly get asked, how do I get a table at Prime 112?
And even with a reservation, you're going to wait. But it's worth it. For five years now, this sexy Sobe steak house has been packing in the foodies, celebrities and the party people who want to see and be seen.
Louis Aguirre: "How's the food?"
But this place is so much more than just great food.
Chef: "That's pretty much one of our signature dishes. That's a 48 ounce porterhouse. We slice it seared."
It's a scene, especially when your dinner date is Dennis Rodman.
Louis Aguirre: "Hey, what's up, man. How are you? Great to see you."
The basketball bad boy loves Prime.
Dennis Rodman: "Prime 112, it's a great place, it's a great place. Prime 112 is a great place."
I mean you gotta love a place that offers wine glasses stuffed with bacon as a bar snack.
Louis Aguirre: "This seems so wrong, but it's so good."
Dennis Rodman: "What is it, like beef jerky?
Louis Aguirre: "No, man. That's the most outrageous bacon I've ever had in my entire life. That is sick bacon."
Prime may be known for its meats, but its the outrageous things they do with it that really puts this place over the top.
Server: "This is our one pound Kobe beef hot dog.
Dennis Rodman: "Look at that guy."
OK, this is where it gets crazy. I order the sirloin. Rodman orders the sea bass, but dinner with the Worm never goes as planned. At Prime, Rodman holds court, and before long, guests begin to invade our table.
Dennis Rodman: "This is Trina, and she's a rapper, and her new album's coming out right now, right?"
Eventually, the food arrives, ground zero, party central.
Louis Aguirre: "Dude, you know what this is? This is the black truffled cream corn. This is amazing."
Louis Aguirre: "This is amazing."
Server: "Take a little macaroni and cheese?"
Louis Aguirre: "Macaroni and cheese! It's the best macaroni and cheese on the beach."
But Dennis was way too busy with his own side dishes.
Louis Aguirre: "Are you in love?"
Louis Aguirre: "Hello, she's not in love. I got a chance, yes!"
Like I said, Prime is not just great food. It's a party.
Dennis Rodman: "You walked out with your wine, brother."
And so the party continues.
Dennis Rodman: "Let's go somewhere. Let's go to Mango's.
Louis Aguirre: "We're going to Mango's, bro. We're going to Mango's!"
Ah, but that's another Louis List.
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