Crudos ArtHouse in Coral Gables just launched a new Executive Lunch menu featuring prix fixe, omakase, and a la carte menu options. The four-course prix-fixe menu, priced at $35 per person, blends Asian, Latin and American cuisines. Guests can choose an appetizer such as Edamame, Duck Gyoza, Tuna Tartare, Salmon Sashimi or Hummus Edamame. Main courses include the ArtHouse Burger, Steak Rice, Langostino Rice or Cioppino with bread ($8 supplement). The menu also includes options from the grill – either Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast, Red Snapper, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Langostinos or Churrasco ($8 supplement).
Diners wanting to experience the midday feast can also choose two sides from any of the restaurant’s house favorites, including white rice, corn casserole, fingerling potatoes, glazed mushrooms, asparagus and seasonal vegetables, as well as sorbet or ice cream for dessert.
Sushi lovers can enjoy the Sushi Lunch Experience, an omakase tasting at the hands of the talented Itames (sushi chefs) in the upstairs space, AKA Room. Patrons can choose from the AOI ($32) menu that includes Chef’s Appetizer, Sashimi Dish, Tuna Nigiri, Salmon Nigiri, Hamachi Nigiri, Truffled Avocado Nigiri, and Salmon Maki. Or they can experience the slightly more elevated AKA ($40) option featuring Chef’s Appetizer, Sashimi Dish, Tuna Nigiri, Hamachi Nigiri, Scallop Nigiri, Truffled Avocado Nigiri, Tuna Maki and Blue Crab Maki.
The a la carte lunch options include traditional maki rolls like Salmon ($14), Hamachi ($9), Tuna ($11), Scallop ($12), Blue Crab California ($12), and Veggie ($9); or two-piece nigiri including Salmon ($8), Hamachi ($9), Tuna ($9), Scallops ($10) and Avocado ($5).
Crudos ArtHouse in Coral Gables is a sister restaurant to Crudo’s Fusion Art Wynwood and Crudo’s Fusion Art Hallandale, which are managed by MoonMat Hospitality. Like its sister restaurants, Crudos ArtHouse focuses on art in its various incarnations at Crudos Arthouse, including visual “pop” art, live entertainment, fine food, and fabulous drinks. Beyond the DJ booth and up a flight of stairs is AKA Room, a unique space dedicated to Japanese whiskey and highball cocktails, as well as a menu focusing on temaki handrolls and omakase.
Lunch service is offered Tuesday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. Crudos ArtHouse is located at 2415 Ponce De Leon in Coral Gables, Florida 33134. For more information, visit www.crudosarthouse.com.
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