Fooq's to Open in Nemesis Space

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Micah Edelstein's Nemesis Urban Bistro isn't even closed yet and already the space has been accounted for.

David Foulquier, who spent most of his life traveling and working under culinary luminaries like Daniel Boulud and Jean Georges Vongerichten, plans to open Fooq's in the location (1035 N. Miami Ave.) in early 2015.

See also: Nemesis Urban Bistro to Close in December

Foulquier, who worked at both Gigi and OTC in Miami, has named his new restaurant for his family home growing up, which offered friends an "open-door policy" meeting place. Foulquier hopes the name will translate to his new restaurant, creating "the same warm and inviting atmosphere that will make guests fell like they are stepping into someone's home".

The menu will feature "eclectically-curated," "farm-to-table," "international feel-good" cuisine. What, exactly, does that mean? In a nutshell, the menu will be a reflection of Foulquier's travels and life experiences that include stints in Japan and Spain.

Although the menu is still being worked on, items will be reasonable enough to merit multiple visits in a week, in keeping with the Foulquier's vision of being a second home. Fooq's will offer a good selection of well-priced wines.

More info to come.

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