Favorite

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Sizzle of South Beach has Been Snuffed Out in Westlake

Posted By on Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:54 PM

click to enlarge NICK WHITE
  • Nick White
Like Endless Shrimp at Red Lobster, you knew it wouldn’t last.

Miami Nights, which brought the “Sizzle of South Beach” to Westlake, closed its doors on January 30. The restaurant/dance club/curiosity opened just over a year ago, promising to bring “the eclectic cuisine and colorful nightlife of Miami” right here to sunny Northeast Ohio.

Dr. Joseph Girgis, a medical doctor with zero restaurant experience, told Scene at the time of opening, “I am passionate about gourmet food and believe that we are offering something completely new to the Cleveland dining and entertainment scene.”

Apparently, bottle service, VIP seating, DJs, and a menu of pricey steaks, chops and tuna, was a formula that did not appeal to the suburban clientele.

Local designer Aaron Sechrist, who early on experienced the magic within those four walls, offered this touching elegy, which he shared with Scene.

“I never left paradise and paradise never left me. RIP.”



Favorite

Comments (24)

Showing 1-24 of 24

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-24 of 24

Add a comment

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2017 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation