Acclaimed Chicago chef David Blonsky and Burt Rapoport, president of Rapoport’s Restaurant Group, are bringing their progressive Mediterranean concept, Apeiro to Midtown Miami. Their first location, which opened in Delray Beach in January 2015, has seen positive reviews from reporters and guests alike including a 4 out of 4 star review from food critic John Tanasychuk and named 2015’s Best New Restaurant in Palm Beach by the Broward-Palm Beach New Times. Apeiro, which means infinite in Greek, features a contemporary menu, inspired by the countries that make up the Mediterranean’s rich and diverse culinary culture.
From Morocco and Italy to Greece and Portugal, the menu at Apeiro will take you on a trip through the Mediterranean; showcasing the simple presentations and healthy, fresh ingredients the region is known for. The menu is broken down into a number of sections, offering diners different ways to design their experience including Small Plates, Crudos, Soups and Flatbreads to begin the journey. A varied, tempting list of Housemade Pasta, Grilled/Roasted proteins and Kabob entrees follow. An assortment of Salads, Sides and Sandwiches are also featured. Lastly, desserts are a must, irresistible in their simplicity. Here is more information about Apeiro :
According to Miami.com :
“The midtown Miami location of Apeiro Kitchen & Bar, the sibling of a popular Mediterranean restaurant in Delray Beach, opens to the public for daily dinner service on Friday, Oct. 23. Apeiro, at 3252 NE First Ave., is an effort from chef David Blonsky and veteran South Florida restaurateur Burt Rapoport, whose Raffles restaurant at the Dadeland Mall was a pioneer of California cuisine in Miami when it opened in 1980.” written by Evan S. Benn.
According to Real Deal :
“Apeiro will have 150 seats outdoors, 170 seats indoors, and a 30-seat indoor/outdoor bar. The restaurant’s Mediterranean cuisine will be influenced by Spain, Southern Italy, Greece, Turkey and Morocco, said Blonsky, a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef who worked with Barton G. and and then moved back to his hometown of Chicago as corporate chef for the company that launched Siena Tavern.” written by Ina Cordle.
According to New Times :
“The restaurant, named after the Latin word for infinity, a menu inspired by the cuisine of the coast of Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and Turkey, among other Mediterranean countries. Apeiro manager Rodrigo Rodriguez says the restaurant will utilize a lot of local ingredients, including produce that grows throughout Florida.” written by Laine Doss.
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