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5 Things to Know About The District in Buena Vista

By Carissa Chesanek
October 29, 2013
Photo by: The District

The District recently opened along a quiet tree-lined side street in the up-and-coming Buena Vista neighborhood. It's a cozy little nook head by Casa Tua's Alexander Ringleb and executive chef Horacio Rivadero, serving authentic Pan-American global cuisine. Here’s what you need to know about it.

190 NE 46th St.; 305-573-4199

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    1. Located inside a historic home, this cozy space accents its Old World detailing with exposed brick walls, industrial loft-inspired metal accents, custom-made Westchester-style leather couches and a painted mural on the ceiling.

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    2. Partner and executive chef Horacio Rivadero has created an extensive Pan-American menu made to share and divided into several sections - antojos, crudo, tacos, "around the table" and supper. After beginning with freshly made cheese bread, diners can choose from the likes of corvina ceviche topped with grapefruit sorbet, cast iron octopus served on a roasted eggplant puree and a duo of smoked pomegranate barbecue and grilled lamb with butternut pumpkin salad.

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    3. There's a happy hour at the bar till 7 PM with $5 wines by the glass plus a menu of bites like foie gras mousse and a croquetas sampler. After that, you're able to order off its bar bites menu, which includes the same small plates as happy hour - minus the discounted wine - or opt for the regular supper list.

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    4. Craft brews on tap or draft and boutique wines served by the glass or bottle are offered. In the upcoming months, expect handcrafted cocktails to be added to the drink menu.

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    5. Dessert options include house sorbets and ice creams along with signature sweet creations like the Black Magic made with semi-sweet chocolate mousse, housemade marshmallow, chocolate ganache and vanilla bean drizzle with a pistachio cookie.

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