There’s a new kid in town! A Latin-American kid. On the location where cocktailbar and club Blender used to be, perfectly located on the Witte de Withstraat, Supermercado opened its doors last week. There’s still a club downstairs (called Avondwinkel) and the cocktails are still superb as the bartender told me: ‘The cocktails we’re making is nothing you’ve tried before. I would recommend you to try the Trust your Gut with Jalapeno pisco.’ Sounds good. It’s 3pm when I visit the place, so I promise to come back later. New is the restaurant which is open for dinner only (they hope to open for lunch soon) and the idea is to share the Latin-American inspired dishes like Ceviche, Taco’s and grilled meat from Argentina and Uruguay. The interior is totally different than Blender used to be: spacious and light. Bringing South-American food to non-South-American countries is hot these days. Look at Tacombi and El Presidente in New York or Nino Viejo in Barcelona. Now you can have your empenadas in Rotterdam too.
Check out: www.supermercadorotterdam.nl