The Flat, a piano bar / living-room type of cocktail lounge will offer cocktails created by Russian mixologist Egor Polonskiy and a small plates by Chef Giuseppe “Beppe” Galazzi. Business-women Barbara Zuccarelli and a legendary South Beach doorman, Cedric Adegnika will introduce the concept of the popular Parisian â€œverrineâ€ to South Florida.
Verrines is a confection made by layering ingredients in a small glass.Â The Flat will be offering a combination of sweet and savory verrines; like guacamole, with zucchini, pine nuts, onions, and cream; or the garden layers eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, carrots, and asparagus; or sweet mix of fresh strawberries and mascarpone.
Flatâ€™s drinks menu features over 40 creative cocktails created by â€œbar chefâ€ Egor Polonskiy, he isÂ manipulating drink flavors as a food chef, and is also equipped with a pan and fire for flambÃ© cocktails. Most of his ingredients are homemade; like spicy guanabana puree (guava and banana), pistachio syrup, elderberry jam, or varenie (black currant paste). Some of the most interesting and playful combinations are:
â€œThe Siberian Cupâ€ – cucumber infused Beluga Noble vodka, muddled fresh strawberries, lemongrass, honey, and Russian jam.
â€œThe Madame de Pompadourâ€ – Maestro Dobel tequila, honey, fresh pineapple, sage, Peychaud’s bitters, and a spiced glass rim.
â€œPeach Old Fashioned” – orange peel-infused bourbon and fresh peaches.
â€œRed Squareâ€ – Czech herbal liqueur called Becherovka, vanilla syrup, egg whites and rosemary.
â€œSmoked Salmon Caviar Bloody Maryâ€ – Alaskan vodka infused with smoked salmon and garnished with a quail egg filled with caviar, but this specialtyÂ cocktail isÂ priced at $125.
Regular cocktails range from $12 – $14. The Flat will be softly open this weekend, with a preview menu available until the official opening in April.