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A "new and redefined dining and nightlife experience in Aventura."
Can such a thing be?
Well, you can find out at the new Cavalli Supper Club, which promises "sexy cuisine," "sultry cocktails" and "girls in bright red dresses," not necessarily in that order. It takes over the space of the old Bar Rosso, which lasted about as long as an open bottle of Barolo in the dead of Miami summer, though Cavalli does keep its predecessor's private wine room and extensive (as in 200-bottle) wine list.
That sexy cuisine is said to be inspired by Sicily, which in the hands
of chef Ross Stern means wood-smoked salmon cured for 16 hours and
delivered with potato cake, crème fraiche and American caviar; "chicken
cacciatore lasagna" that assembles dark meat chicken ragout, peppers,
onion, béchamel sauce, Parmesan and mozzarella; and a grilled veal chop
marsala with sautéed cremini, shiitake and morel mushrooms, white
truffle cauliflower puree and root vegetable sachet.
Even a glass of water arrives as "free-range artisan H2O infused with
hand-made ice cubes pumped from rare natural springs by virgins and
garnished with slices of organic lemon aged for 14 days in custom-made,
Just kidding about that last one. I think.