Key Players: Giorgio Rapicavoli, Grove Bay Hospitality Group
Projected Opening: December
Situated inside Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park comes the newest restaurant concept from Giorgio Rapicavoli. The garden-style, contemporary American eatery situatied inside Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park will overlook the park, have a full service bar and a walkup counter for visitors
Location: 2911 Grand Avenue, Suite 400 D, Coconut Grove
Key Players: Matt Kuscher
Burger aficionado Matt Kuscher, the man behind neighboring LoKal and Kush, comes what he describes as “seafood version of Lokal,” with a menu filled with local seafood, wine, ciders, and meat.Like his other Coconut Grove spot there will also be plenty of outdoor, pet-friendly seating.
Location: 2901 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove
Key Players: Maurizio Farinelli
Projected Opening: Fall
Jumping on the wood-fired pizza trend is Farinelli in the Grove. From the same owners as the neighboring Strada in the Grove, the restaurant will not only serve an assortment of pizzas but salads, pastas and drinks.