Wednesday, October 23, 2002

MIAMI RESTAURANT HAS CHIMPANZEE MASCOT

A bash at Barton G.'s to celebrate new bistro

Miami Beach Mayor David Dermer said it best when he presented a key to the city to event producer Barton G. Weiss at the grand opening of South Florida's newest hot spot, Barton G., The Restaurant.

''The premiere party planner now has a premiere party place,'' Dermer said.

From the moment guests stepped out of their cars at the Miami Beach Convention Center and onto a private bus to shuttle them to the biggest fiesta of the season at the restaurant, they were treated to opulence, decadence and a great time. Greeted by two live giraffes and restaurant mascot Sabrina the Chimp, who was signing autographs, partygoers entered eager to engage in the over-the-top festivities....