Apple Restaurant Ripe On South Beach

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Apple Restaurant & Lounge (1437 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach) finally opened its' doors on Friday, July 10th, and is "gearing up for the Grand Opening celebration towards the end of August". Remember the good old days, when restaurants used to open only once?

The Los Angeles-based resto-lounge promises Contemporary American cuisine by chef Bryan Ogden (as you know by now, the son of acclaimed chef Bradley Ogden). Gastronomic highlights include a ceviche and raw bar; starters ($12-$19) such as yellow fin tuna tartare with crispy rice noodles, watermelon, cilantro, and soy vinaigrette, and beef short rib-stuffed crepes with sweet onions, crispy shallots and grain mustard; soups and salads ($8-$14) such as spinach and cremini mushrooms with pancetta, feta, toasted almonds and apple cider vinaigrette, and corn bisque with lobster; and entrées ($22-$45) like a 22-ounce bone-in rib eye or grilled line-caught swordfish with lemon orzo, roasted eggplant and "sweet 100 tomatoes."

Dinner guests are invited to linger beyond mealtime and "experience one of Los Angeles' most buzzed about A-list spots, as the restaurant transitions into a lounge after midnight." The multi-leveled, self-proclaimed hot-spots' motto is "Dining is more than taste." I'm no expert on these things, but that doesn't seem like best possible motto for a restaurant. Still, we look forward to checking it out.

Dinning hours are Tuesday-Saturday 7 p.m. to midnight; Lounge hours are Friday and Saturday midnight to 5 a.m. and Monday 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Apple is closed Sunday. For reservations call 305-531-2600.   

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