MIAMI, FL ““ The year 2010 is revealing a whole new definition of “hot spot“ to Miami with the much anticipated February 11th opening of BARU URBANO, the newest restaurant to grace the thriving Brickell neighborhood. Located in the city’s urban playground, BARU URBANO is sure to become the area’s most popular establishment for its unique and innovative concept and exceptional cuisine. The Brickell area has recently given South Beach a “run for its money“, drawing the newest and best residential, corporate, culinary and entertainment offerings.

At the forefront of BARU URBANO are owners Nicolas Hoyos and Juan Carlos Pardo, Colombian entrepreneurs who have extensive experience in the gastronomic and entertainment world both in their native country and in Miami. Nicolas, founder and creator of the emblematic nightclubs Macondo and Zoe in South Beach, along with Juan Carlos, a prominent businessman and restaurateur, have joined forces to establish this one-of-a kind restaurant that will bring a modern, creative spin to upscale Latin fare.

Upon entering the restaurant, patrons will be transported into another world, where the furnishings, music, and food combine to create an atmosphere, which engages all five senses. The unique décor is a play on the free-standing building’s history, featuring rustic wood and contemporary street art, while the music carries a mix of international rhythm and sounds throughout the different areas of the restaurant.

Sure to tantalize the palate, the menu has been created with "Alma y Sazón". As a reflection of BARU URBANO’s eco-conscious ideals, the menu will consist of locally sourced selections, comprised of the freshest and most authentic ingredients so patrons may fully experience the food’s astounding aromas and vibrant hues. A plethora of distinctive cocktails, created exclusively by mixologist Arturo Sighinolfi, will be made with fresh, local fruit selections that perfectly complement the menu’s unique flavors and high-quality ingredients.

BARU URBANO is destined to become one of Miami’s favorite neighborhood hubs where clients will take pleasure in the alluring setting from lunch, to happy hour, to dinner and beyond! The owners are excited to bring their highly anticipated offering, “BARU URBANO is not your typical restaurant; it’s an experience that will seduce the senses through art, décor, music and cuisine“ explains Juan Carlos Pardo. As Nicolas Hoyos continued, “We want our customers to have a memorable sensation from the moment they step into BARU URBANO that will keep them coming back time and time again.“

With its seducing charm, exquisite cuisine, and enticing atmosphere, BARU URBANO, without a doubt, will become the meeting point for Miami’s trendiest residents and guests.

For more information about BARU URBANO, please call 786-991-4570.

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