The Weekly Dish: Norman Van Aken’s restaurant and rooftop lounge open in Wynwood & more

Sakura 736 will replace Menin Hospitality’s Red Ginger restaurant, which closed

The Weekly Dish is a TRD recurring feature that showcases the latest in South Florida’s restaurant openings, leases and sales.

Three Wynwood and No. 3 Social | Wynwood
Norman Van Aken and Southbound Hospitality just opened their Wynwood restaurant and bar and lounge.

Van Aken and Southbound opened a restaurant on the ground floor of the Wynwood Arcade, called Three Wynwood. They also opened No. 3 Social, a rooftop lounge and bar at the building, which was developed by East End Capital.

Three Wynwood has 100 seats, including a 10-seat chef’s counter. Metro 1’s Tony Arellano brokered the 10-year, 5,500-square-foot lease. Asking rents at the Wynwood Arcade, where other tenants include the Salty Donut, Patrizia Bozzi Design and Bonobos. averaged $55 per square foot, triple net.

Salumeria 104 | Midtown Miami
Salumeria 104 in Midtown Miami is expanding. The 1,900-square-foot restaurant at 3451 Northeast First Avenue #104 is taking over the 1,100-square-foot former space of I Love Pizza next door, restaurant co-owner Graziano Sbroggio of Graspa Group told The Real Deal.

With the additional space, Salumeria 104 will be able to start its own production of “salumi,” — Italian cured meats, Sbroggio said. His partners in the restaurant include Angelo Masarin and Carlo Donadoni.

Sakura 736 | Miami Beach
Chef Carlos Zheng and mixologist Christian Rolan will helm Sakura 736 when it opens on Sunday, Nov. 12.

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The Nikkei-style, 3,300-square-foot restaurant, which will blend Peruvian and Japanese influences, will include a bar and lounge. It’s replacing Menin Hospitality’s Red Ginger restaurant at 736 First Street in the South-of-Fifth neighborhood of Miami Beach.

Miami’s Best Pizza | Coral Gables
Miami’s Best Pizza is making a comeback. The popular pizzeria closed at 1514 South Dixie Highway in early 2015 and was replaced by Spring Chicken. Now, it’s reopening at 5833 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, according to the Miami Herald.

The restaurant is taking the former Sunset Quickprint space near Titanic Restaurant & Brewery. It’s slated to open next winter, according to the Miami Herald.

Celis Produce market and juice bar | Palm Beach
Celis Produce, a West Palm Beach-based organic market and juice bar, recently opened at Royal Poinciana Plaza, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. It’s taking Gucci’s former home.
The store and market will sell local products, groceries, smoothies, coffee and acai bowls.

1-800 Lucky | Wynwood
The owners of Coyo Taco plan to open 1-800-Lucky, an Asian-themed marketplace at 143 Northwest 23rd Street, later this month. The Coyo Taco partners inked a lease for the 10,000-square-foot space, which includes a 5,000-square-foot terrace, in July 2016.

The restaurant will include a marketplace with seven food vendors, a karaoke bar and a small theater, Lucky Records and a convenience store.

The restaurant’s lease is an annual rate of $62.50 triple-net, which comes out to about $26,000 a month.

Ina Cordle contributed reporting.