Feb. 1—Last summer months, Miami mentioned goodbye to Surfside’s Le Sirenuse Restaurant, which closed right after a few several years at the historic Surf Club, unable to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now, a new chapter in Surf Club historical past has started.
In Le Sirenuse’s room is Lido Cafe, which features Mediterranean cuisine by Executive Chef Antonio Mermolia.
That suggests a seafood-heavy menu, with emphasis on Southern Italian specialties.
“The marvel of Lido’s food stuff is the art behind the scenes,” Mermolia stated in a push launch. “I search for to make each and every dish comprehensible, where by my focus is on sourcing the world’s finest components and then managing every single one particular with just what is needed to expose its essence.”
The menu features crudo these kinds of as Tartare di Tonno (yellowfin tuna, burrato, toasted sesame seeds and basil) hand-slash hamachi with tangerine and mint and langoustine tartare. Entrees involve lemon sole with charred zucchini and roasted sea bass with mashed potatoes.
You may also come across Italian touches like pizza and pasta, such as shitake mushroom ravioli and spaghetti with clams.
“Even if you’ve tried out pasta pomodoro in all places, numerous moments in your lifestyle, I adore the challenge to get you to come to feel that this just one is as shut as 1 can get to your favourite childhood memory,” Mermolia claimed.
The cafe features an outdoor terrace, in which Sunday brunch is king. Specialties incorporate involve an Italian pancake with Macedonian fruit, whipped cream and honey and complete branzino with roasted neighborhood greens. Lido Cafe is also open up for breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.
The club also characteristics the to start with Thomas Keller cafe in Florida, The Surf Club Cafe. The club’s renowned Champagne Bar continues to be open up and is the inspiration for Lido’s drinks method, with specialty cocktails like the Decisive Instant, an award-profitable cocktail of Bombay Sapphire gin, lactic sherry blend, Italicus bergamot liqueur, coconut olive oil and coffee balsamic vinegar.
Lido Cafe at the Surf Club
Wherever: 9011 Collins Ave, Surfside
Hrs: Breakfast 7-11 a.m. lunch noon-3 p.m. meal 5:30-10:30 p.m. Sunday brunch noon-3 p.m.
Reservations: Open Table or 786-482-2280