A new flavor of taste will soon hit Brickell. This Friday, July 18th, a new Belgian Restaurant called Bistro BE will open at 1111 SW First Ave, Brickell. The owner, Emmanuel Verschueren & Tim Michels hoping to bring something new to Miami’s dynamic dining scene. They want to expose South Florida to the flavors and dishes of Belgium; thus, the idea for Bistro BE was born. The restaurant will feature more than 50 varieties of beer available by the bottle, as well as eight options on tap. Beer aficionados will not only relish in the number of hard-to-find, authentic Belgian brews, but they will be delighted to know that all restaurant staff will be trained in proper beer etiquette. Bistro BE will also offer a comprehensive list of well-priced wines by the glass or bottle. Here is more information about Bistro BE :
According to Urban Daddy :
“Probably not the best time to hop a flight to Belgium, what with Swim Week and all. No matter. Because you have this: a sleek new dinner spot decked out in blond wood and a long marble bar with, you guessed it, plenty of Belgian beer. Find a seat here and take a crack at one of over 70 brews. The guys serving it have been trained in the fine art of beer etiquette. Stuff like pouring technique and proper glassware usage. You know, the important skills in life. Afterward, you’ll move on to one of two communal tables flanking the open kitchen. Before you: a Belgian bounty of mussel pots served with frites and savory waffles stuffed with all manner of seafood.”
According to BizJournals :
“Belgian-born executive chef Frederik Appelt will oversee the menu, which has starters including baked wild mushrooms, chicken stew with button mushrooms and seared scallops. Main plates are priced from $17-28 and feature Belgian mussel pots, rabbit stew, filet mignon tartar, grilled angus filet, beef stew and Flemish vegetable stew. Lighter choices can be found among the restaurant’s salad selections, which are $13-$16 and include chicory and baby arugula salad and seared Ahi tuna. Desserts range from $8-$14 and include Belgian chocolate lava cake, Belgian pancakes and Brussels waffle.” written by Emon Reiser.
According to Eater :
“The restaurant is housed in the former Boxpark space, and features classic Belgian dishes like mussels, homemade frites and waffles, along with more contemporary dishes like rabbit, bratwurst and beef stew. But as Michels explains to us, the real star of the Bistro BE menu is the beer. More than 50 different varieties will be available by bottle and another eight on tap. All of which will rotate seasonally.” written by Eater Staff.
According to Miami Culinary Tours :
“From the very first time he stepped into the restaurant space at the Axis building, Verschueren knew he found the perfect location for his concept. Reminiscent of a modern Belgian bistro, Bistro BE will boast a contemporary design featuring blond wood, white furnishings, modernist lighting and a spacious open kitchen. The airy dining room radiates an aura of relaxed elegance both chic yet comfortable. The restaurant will seat approximately 110, including two communal chef’s tables positioned perpendicular to the open kitchen, a spacious bar and intimate al fresco patio.”
Stay tuned at Miami City Social for more information.