Mare Nostrum in Brickell Has Closed
|Maybe they can sell the fish display to Estiatorio Milos.|
In Lesley Elliott's First Bites column on the restaurant, she reported that "the monster kitchen is staffed by a total of forty-two people." Which suggests that not only do locals lose a restaurant, but the national unemployment rate just went up again.
A call to Mare Nostrum was answered by someone at its sister establishment, The Lucky Clover (located in the same complex). "Is this Mare Nostrum?" I asked, even though she had just said "Hello, Lucky Clover."
"No, Mare Nostrum is closed."
She could offer no other details.
Maybe there's just not enough room in this town for two pricey Mediterranean seafood establishments with foreign names -- Estiatorio Milos debuted this week, just as Mare Nostrum exited.
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