It's been a year since the now-permanent pop-up bar Better Days debuted in Brickell. And our favorite longtime pop-up announced the opening of a second pop-up called Bareroot, launching tonight.
Think of it as your new go-to place for reinterpreted "trashy bar food." But instead of the grease and grime, expect chef-made dishes with high quality ingredients. The menu boasts small, handcrafted-bar bites best described as "food you can't help but love." Pair them with a few beers from the bar and you're good to go.
A sneak peak into the menu looks something like this: Loaded guac and chips; flour chicharrones with salsa and hot sauce; a handful of pintxos including potato, meatball and fried chicken topped with cheese, pickles and their awesome sauce or danger dust; and Reese's cups with almond butter and serrano jam.
Robert Errichetti, former chef de cuisine at Loba, and longtime friend Sam Parrish are the pair behind the new pop-up. After graduating from college, Errichetti and Parrish were cooking for friends at a party when they realized their potential as a duo. They built Bareroot from scratch, creating a pop-up kitchen concept and a catering company.
The two like reinvention so don't expect to see the same bar bites every Friday while they're at Better Days.
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Bareroot first appeared at the bar during the one-year anniversary soiree. That's when the pop-up bar decided to make the pop-up resto a more permanent fixture.
Bareroot kicks off tonight and will take over the bar every other Friday until we hear otherwise. They're open from 6 p.m. until late.
For more details and sneak peaks of menu offerings, check out their Facebook.
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