Time Out Market, the world's first food and cultural markets based on editorial curation, announces an exciting new addition to its culinary lineup in Miami. Arepitas Bar, owned by beloved local restaurateurs and business partners Chef Cesar Zapata and Anice Meinhold, will bring outstanding Colombian dishes and retro vibes to the market. The pair also own Pho Mo, located within Time Out Market Miami, and Phuc Yea which both bring Viet-Cajun techniques and flare to South Florida.
Launching on Friday, May 7, Arepitas Bar will serve an array of Colombian items that are perfect for a quick snack or a flavorful meal. Bites, also called “para picar,” will include items such as Colombian Empanadas, colombian style beef hand pies with potatoes, and tomato onion “ají”; Salchi Papas, crispy pork chicharrón with colombian chorizo, tater tots, and salsa rosada; and Patacón, crispy smashed plantain with fresh avocado, tomato, cilantro, onion “hogao”, and lime. The main event will be the arepas, but these are not your average arepas. Guests can savor options like the Buffalo Arepa, buttermilk marinated fried chicken, sweet ‘n tangy slaw, buffalo sauce, dill pickles and blue cheese crumbles; the Miami Deli Arepa, smoked salmon, scallion cream cheese, pickled red onions, capers, and everything bagel spice; or La Fancy Arepa, arepa de choclo, queso del campo and truffle honey. Each arepa has the option to add various upgrades like a fried egg, extra avocado, and more. Lastly, the restaurant