Ink Entertainment, the Canadian team behind South Beach staple Byblos, opening its latest restaurant Meet Dalia on Wednesday, August 11, inside the recently renovated Celino South Beach hotel. Meet Dalia marks the first of five restaurants and bars that Ink will bring to South Florida as part of the group’s North American expansion.
The menu at Meet Dalia features modern Mediterranean cuisine by Ink’s executive corporate chef Patrick Ochs. Think mezzo such as baba ghanoush, hummus, and tzatziki, alongside appetizers like octopus, roasted cauliflower, a variety of flatbreads, and salads to begin the meal. Heartier options like ground lamb dumplings, branzino en croute, short-rib moussaka, and an assortment of grilled meats like New York strip and bone-in rib-eye fill out the menu. For dessert guests can expect items like coconut galaktoboureko (semolina custard baked in filo) and chocolate baklava.
In step with its menu, the space gets its decor cues from the Mediterranean with a nod to the buildings Art Deco roots. Designed by Navigate Design the indoor and outdoor space features plenty of pastel and jewel-toned seating, Turkish rugs throughout, over-the-top lighting fixtures, wooden details, and floral murals.
Meet Dalia is located inside the Celino South Beach at 640 Ocean Drive and is open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday and 5 p.m. to midnight Thursday to Sunday. Lunch service is set to begin soon. For more information call 786-206-3881.