With next week’s National Election hovering over our heads, this is the time to plan your week ahead and try to find peace and some semblance of normalcy in your life. This week’s MIAbites Weekly Nibble provides you will plenty of fun, food based events for the upcoming week. And please don’t forget to VOTE on Tuesday November 8th!
Tuesday, November 1 – Friday, November 4- Paris 6, Miami Beach’s highly anticipated 24-hour French Bistro, opens its doors to locals and guests and in celebration of its grand opening, the restaurant is offering guests 50% OFF their dining experience! Only available from Tuesday, November 1 – Friday, November 4, MIAbites readers can redeem their voucher by downloading the “Paris 6” app (available via App Store and Google Play). The discount will be applied over menu prices before taxes and service charge and does not cover alcoholic drinks or wines. Disclaimer: One voucher is valid per person. Paris 6 2200 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL
Thursday November 3 thru Sunday November 6th - Seed Food and Wine Miami & Miami Beach, is the premiere plant based food and wine festival in the country. Join us tosip, savor and experience conscious, sustainable plant-based living. All activities were carefully crafted to take guests through a one-of-a-kind journey from cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, celebrity chef dinners, craft beer and spirits tastings, the first ever veggie burger battle, fitness to body care, workshops, yoga, urban gardening, a 5k run, kids day and more. SFWFs line-up features something for everyone and showcases the beauty of the tropical paradise that is Miami and her beaches. Please note that everything served during the festival will be plant-based / vegan and whenever possible organic and non-gmo certified. For more info, event schedule and tickets visit http://www.seedfoodandwine.com/
Tuesday November 8th- Vagabond Kitchen and Bar is hosting an Election Night Party. Florida will be playing a huge roll in this election and state by state results will be shown on two huge screens. While we patiently await for our next president to be announced, we will be sipping on bubbly and enjoying the Bar-B-Q cookout including $15 BBQ fares of burgers, chicken wings and pork ribs. Also included is a side choice of French fries, salad or mac & cheese. Vagabond Kitchen and Bar will also be offering $50 Perrier Jouet bottles to celebrate or drown your sorrows. Tickets on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/election-night-bar-b-q-bubbles-viewing-party-tickets-29052298206. Vagabond Kitchen & Bar 7301 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL
Wednesday, November 9th- Fooq’s & Friends presents “OLLA,” by guest chef, Scott Linquist of COYO Taco. Guests are invited to get a first bite of Chef Scott’s newest project OLLA (pronounced oi-ya) before debuting on Miami Beach by the end of November. This special introductory dinner will be hosted by restaurateur, David Foulquier’s eclectic eatery and cozy atmosphere at Fooq’s, located in the heart of Downtown Miami’s burgeoning Arts + Entertainment District. Fooq’s 1035 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 786 536 2749.
Thursday November 10th- Bulla Gastrobar and Pisco y Nazca will host the 6th Annual Water Party MIA from 6- 10 pm to benefit the international non-profit Global Water Brigades. This year, Water Party MIA's goal is to raise $10,000 for a special initiative in Ghana that will benefit close to 1,000 people by building a piped water system in an effort to end the Global Water Crisis. Guests can expect to indulge in savory bites provided by Bulla Gastrobar and Pisco y Nazca and delicious cocktails from several sponsors, with 100% of all money raised going toward Global Water Brigades. Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/election-night-bar-b-q-bubbles-viewing-party-tickets-29052298206 . Douglas Entrance in Coral Gables 800 Douglas Road Miami, FL 33134
Friday November 11th- The annual LUCKYRICE Feast presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® East Gin, is returning to The Raleigh Hotel Pool and Oasis for a grand feast celebrating Asian culinary collisions hosted by Chef Paul Qui of Pao by Paul Qui - Faena Miami Beach. The traveling LUCKYRICE Feast debuted in New York on June 2nd and continued on to the West Coast to San Francisco and Los Angeles over the summer. After the first annual Houston event in October, the final Lucky Rice Feast will end in Miami on November 11th. General Admission tickets are $88 (8:30pm - 11:00pm) and VIP tickets are $150 (7:30pm - 11:00pm). ENTER TO WIN TWO VIP TICKETS by visiting MIAbites on Instagram! Buy your tickets here http://luckyrice.com/event/miami-feast-2/. The Raleigh Hotel 1775 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL
Saturday November 12- Celebrity Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog, former owner of gastroPod Miami, presents his seventh annual P.I.G. (Pork Is Good), a daylong celebration of all things pork, taking place Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 3pm-7pm at 150 Northwest 21st Street in Wynwood. For the event, Bullfrog and his cadre of 18 knife-slingers will show off their creativity and skill with Duroc heritage breed porcine from Creekstone Farms, along with craft beers and cocktails with spirits curated by Jen Massolo of The Liquid Projects. Tickets on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pig-7-pork-is-good-tickets-27560038818. 150 Northwest 21st Street in Wynwood, Miami FL.
New and Noteworthy-
Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina is here to stay! The savory summer pop-up that took over Michael Mina 74 in June 2016 now has a permanent home at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The affordable and approachable concept inspired by Michael Mina’s own backyard kitchen was a huge success with guests and locals alike. Whether it’s a friendly get-together, family dinner or after-work libations, Pizza & Burger is the perfect spot to kick-back and relax. Newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Timothy Elmore brings a fresh approach to Pizza & Burger’s kitchen. The Fontainebleau 4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL.
(Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Please check ahead to confirm prices and details)