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South Florida — By klynch on August 28, 2009 at 6:28 pm

New Restaurant Openings

Florida Lobster Mousse at Urbanie Bistro (Adam Larkey Photography)

Florida Lobster Mousse at Urbanite Bistro (Adam Larkey Photography)

Can you keep up with all of the restaurant openings? I know I’m struggling to. No matter what area you are located in, there are exciting doors opening up everyday.View this Post

  • If I hear of another burger place opening up, I think I’m going to scream. Well, maybe not, but it sure is refreshing to hear of a new, value-priced restaurant that opens up and doesn’t focus on burgers. Here’s one I’m dying to check out. Cheesme is all you grilled cheese lovers dream come true. It features 16 types of cheese (Munster, Roquefort, Manchego), 12 different breads (Texas Toast, Brioche, Fruit & Nut), a large of selection of meats, veggies, fruits and spreads and five different types of fries. Finish your meal off with homemade donuts, beignets or even a Donut Ice Cream Sundae.  This is the perfect place to end you night, as they are open until 5:00 am. Cheesme is located at 1200 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach. (786) 276-146 (UrbanDaddy)
  • Waxy O’Connors opens up their latest location tonight at 690 SW 1st Court in Miami. (786) 871-7660 Decorated with authentic Irish Decor, sporting a 132-seat indoor/outdoor patio and offering a festive Irish pub/Key West cantina atmosphere, this will soon become a favorite. Stop by for their Wednesday night Bubbles N’ Barbecue Ladies Night, their $12 all-inclusive Lightning Lunch or their Waxy’s Sports Brunch by the River. They are open from 11am – 5am, seven days a week.
  • Copper Canyon Grill opens up on September 7 in Boca Raton. This high-energy restaurant will feature a wood-burning stone rotisserie, an exhibition kitchen and classic American comfort foods. Ranch House BBQ Ribs, Sally’s Chicken Pot Pie, a Sesame Sesame Seared Ahi Salad and a Key Lime Pie are all signatures on the menu. Copper Canyon is located at 2006 NW Executive Center Circle on the corner of Glades Road and I-95 (561) 893-8838 and is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
  • The Urbanite Bistro will open up on Thursday, September 10, at 62 NE 14th Street in Miami (305) 374-0662. This new hot spot will offer eclectic bistro fare combining European bistro dishes with Floridian and international influences. The menu will focus on all natural meats, game and indigenous fish. They will also offer 25 craft beers, 30+ wines by the glass and a selection of cocktails. Some highlights of the menu include Alligator Egg Rolls with yellow tomato, harissa mayo and tabbouleh, Ancho Glazed Grouper with cucumber salsa, blue connbread, sauteed broccoli and malanga and a Miso-Orange Glazed Roasted Tofu with sauteed red quinoa, chopped pecans, dates and grilled asparagus (from their lengthy vegetarian menu). The Urbanite Bistro is brought to you by Chef-Operator Frank Imbarlina and is open for lunch, Monday through Friday and for dinner, Monday through Saturday.
  • Michelle Bernstein’s at The Omphoy opens up next week. This restaurant will focus on seafood with Mediterranean flavors. Can’t wait to see what she has in store for her Palm Beach fans. In addition to the fabulous cuisine, the restaurant is conveniently located next to the Four Seasons with gorgeous views of the Atlantic. The Omphoy is located at 2842 South Ocean Blvd in Palm Beach. (561) 540-6440


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