Coconut Grove is welcoming a new restaurant called Palmeiras Beach Club, opens at Grove Isle, which is more than just a restaurant, it is also a boutique hotel and spa. Palmeiras was conceptualized by hospitality gurus Sami Kohen and Jacques Wulffaert, who have partnered with Grove Isle’s developers Eddy Avila, Hector Fernandez and Jorge Pinto, and will offer a myriad of dining experiences from celebrated chef Alfredo Alvarez. Palmeiras Beach Club has incorporated the established Grove Isle experience and created an updated, contemporary vision. The star of the food and beverage show will most certainly be the main dining room, run by Alfredo Alvarez, the renowned Venezuelan chef who last year opened the smash hit Seasalt & Pepper on the Miami River. The breathtaking eatery, which features indoor and outdoor seating as well as a 20-seat private dining room, will present a Mediterranean menu with dishes evocative of the Spanish, French, Italian and Greek coasts. Here is more information about Palmeiras Beach Club :
According to New Times :
“Dishes in the main dining room include seared sepia with caramelized baby artichokes, feta cheese, mint tabbouleh, tomato confit, chorizo, and piquillo peppers; a selection of Fruit de Mer, featuring seasonal oysters, poached wild African shrimp, steamed half Maine lobster, Alaska king crab legs, and stone crabs, priced individually or in a traditional seafood tower South of France-style; and Mediterranean turbot with tomatillo sauce, fennel, snow peas, pearl onion, tomato confit, carrots, and sturgeon caviar; An array of homemade pastas including Alvarez’ carciofo raviolone, filled with ricotta, flashed baby artichokes, tomato, sage, and finished with lemon; and his tagliolini en brodo, in rich Reggiano broth, with arugula, crisp lardon, thyme, parmesan, and garlic chips will be offered too. For something sweet, try the chocolate feast with Valrhona crust, black and white ganache, chocolate soil, Grand Marnier ice cream, candied pecans, and blood orange coulis.” written by Clarissa Buch.
According to Eater :
“Swanky island getaway Grove Isle has added a new restaurant to its roster, Palmeiras Beach Club, that boasts an “updated, contemporary vision.” Leading the kitchen is Alfredo Alvarez, who was most recently at the now closed Biscayne Diner and before that for a short stint at Seasalt and Pepper, along with chef de cuisine Abraham Silva. The Mediterranean inspired menu features dishes like seared sepia, 14-once pork chops, branzino, and homemade pastas. The restaurant space has been revamped setting with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating along with a 20-seat chef’s table sponsored by Perrier-Jouët, naturally, and a Patron Tequila lounge.” written by Olee Fowler.
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