The new concept celebrates Latin American cultures and embraces their bold flavors. The group wanted to create an escape creating an inviting and casual vibe with dishes designed for any time of the day. Chimba promises to take guests through a culinary journey with strong Latin influences ranging from Argentina, Mexico and Peru. The all-day menu features a wide range of items including brunch friendly dishes, homemade empanadas, fresh acai bowls and small to large plates. Menu highlights include Provoleta made with grilled provolone, cherry tomatoes, grilled peppers and fruit vinegar ($17), Beet Arepa filled with pork carnitas and smoked gouda ($15), an in-house Cured Fish served atop sourdough toast with chive cream cheese, crispy sunchoke, tangerine and sprouts ($17), Choripan Sandwich filled with chorizo,criolla, lettuce and aioli ($14), Picanha al Fierro topped with chimichurri sauce ($28) and Shrimp Chaufa mixed with shrimp, onion, bell peppers, green onion, soy, sesame oil and sprouts ($23). Desserts are also made in-house featuring a Miami ode, Key Lime Tres Leches layered with key lime custard, Italian meringue and vanilla streusel ($11).
Enhancing the dining experience, Chimba will offer a variety of drinks including wine, beer, specialty cocktails, vermouth and a Gin and Tonic menu. Signature libations include a Terré Collins shaken with Principe de los Apostoles gin, yerba mate syrup, sauvignon blanc, fresh grapefruit and lemon juice, basil and fever tree tonic ($16). As a tribute to Grupo Alfoz’s homeland, a strong portion of their wine menu also hails from Argentina.