LITTLE HAVANA — Over the weekend, Bar Nancy (2007 SW 8th Street) officially "set sail” on Calle Ocho. The nautical themed bar is owned and operated by an eclectic crew of industry vets hailing from popular bars like the Broken Shaker, Pawn Broker, Sugarcane and The Stage. The whiskey heavy bar menu features a variety of classic cocktails with unique twists created by David Perez and Derek Stilmann like the Smile You Son of a Bitch made with Casa Noble Crystal Tequila, plum reduction, passionfruit, lime and served with a squeaky shark toy and the Over the Barrel with Great King St Glasgow, Rittenhouse Rye, Brovo No. 4, Pork N Beans Molasses, Aguafabba, basil and Canadian bacon. The bar is now open Sunday to Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., and Thursday to Saturday from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. Call 305-397-8971 for more info.
SOUTH BEACH — Swanky Los Angeles lounge Doheny Room has opened up shop on South Beach inside the Delano Hotel (1685 Collins Avenue). Described as “sceney yet discreet” the lounge offers craft cocktails, a ‘anti-club’ playlist with music like classic rock and hip-hop, plus a “strictly curated” crowd of people. It is now open every Friday and Saturday from 10 p.m. until late.
SOUTH BEACH — Scarpetta’s (4441 Collins Avenue) bar has a new pop-up inside of it dubbed, Sorso. The name, which means sip in Italian, offers guests cocktails infused in a cold drip cocktail tower. Several cold-brew infusions will be offered daily as well as the opportunity to create your own bespoke cocktail from house-infused spirits, shrubs and syrups. Drinks like the En Fuego made with Jalapeno-infused Corazón tequila, Sauvignon Blanc, St. Germain, lemon and agave and the True Bleau with Barr Hill gin, grapefruit soda and a pea flower infused ice cube are on hand in addition to bites. Sorso is open 6 p.m. to close, seven days a week at Scarpetta’s lounge through the summer.