Openings and Closings

The Keg on Sixth Opens Today: We Got a First Look

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Dishes span from vegetarian options like chilled soba noodle salad ($7) with Nuac Cham (a sweet, spicy, and salty Vietnamese sauce), pickled fruit, snow peas, and orange and flat bread salad ($7), herbed cheese, caramelized onion, mixed greens and lemon vinaigrette to light snacks, such at the Keg pickles ($4), a daily-changing selection of pickled veggies and curried cauliflower ($4) with pickled chilies and sweet soy to meaty bar snacks, including pork belly ($9) with kimchee, sticky rice, and orange sweet soy as well as the Keg Burger ($11) glazed with stout and topped with munster, roasted tomato, and bacon pepper jam.

A selection of gluten-free beers and menu items are also available.

As of right now, owners Eddie McNerney and Richard Carmichael, both longtime insiders in the Broward County bar scene, are keeping the menu simple and small, but the pair plan to expand the offerings over time. (Breakfast and lunch service will commence over the coming weeks; however, it's just dinner for now).

"We've been working everyday getting ready for this," says Carmichael. "We're excited to finally open for business."

The restaurant opens tonight at 5 p.m.

The Keg on Sixth is located at 3218 SE Sixth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale.

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