Situated in the heart of Wynwood Arts District, one of Miami’s most culturally askew neighborhoods, R House is a contemporary restaurant & bar as heralded for its soulful menu as it was for its bustling weekend brunch scene. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, R House proprietors, executive chef/owner, Rocco Carulli, and director of operations/husband, Owen Bale, saw amidst the mandated closures and restrictions an opportunity to revamp, refine and relaunch a refreshed iteration of the restaurant. Now, as they approach their seven-year anniversary, the Wynwood eatery is known best for its modern American plates, extravagant drag performances and lively atmosphere is officially announcing its bold, new Latin-inspired menu and elevated bar program inspired by the vivacious flavors of Miami.
Chef Rocco‘s new menu is nothing short of a love letter to Miami – set to go live on Friday, October 16 – mixing the flavors of the Magic City’s Latin flair, his classic culinary training, and deep experience with global cuisine. The dinner menu is divided into ten sections: Arepas, Empanadas, Croquetas, Ceviches, Tostones, Charcuterie, Salads, Sandwiches, Large Plates, and Snacks. To start, new offerings to include a variety of shareable boasting the bold Latin flavors Miamians crave and visitors long for. Standout starters include the Arepa with coffee-braised short rib, pico de gallo, cilantro crema, and crispy onions; Empanada with mojo pork, roasted maize, and feta; and Croquetas with roasted sweet potato, and queso de mano Verde. The appetizer highlights continue with the wildly refreshing Red Snapper Ceviche made with passion fruit, watermelon radish, jalapeno, and red onion; and Shrimp Tostones with avocado, heirloom tomato pico de gallo, and cilantro crema.
In addition to the refreshed R House dinner menu, the neighborhood gem recently revamped their sought-after Brunch offerings. Hosted by Athena Dion (Miss Ultimate Miami Drag Queen), the famed R House Brunch features an impressive spread of brunch items to nosh on while enjoying Miami’s most storied Drag performances.
Much like the fare, the cocktail program at R House highlights the bounty of Latin America’s indigenous ingredients as well as pay homage to Miami’s rich cocktail heritage.
R House, located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood, is scheduled to launch its new menu offerings on Friday, October 16, 2020. For more information please visit www.rhousewynwood.com