Each week, MIAbites features the Weekly Nibble, a curated listing of upcoming food events in and around Miami. Details are subject to change so please confirm ahead of time and make reservations as appropriate.
Thursday, June 1st- Friday, June 30th - National Steakhouse Month (Yes…that’s a thing).
Novecento, an Argentinian bistro-style restaurant boasting 12 locations in 10 cities, will offer a steak promotion that includes Picanha a la Parrilla ($50, per couple to share), a 32 oz. grilled Picanha Steak with a Chimichurri-Demi glaze and mushroom sauce, creamed spinach, mashed potatoes and Gorgonzola truffle French fries. Brickell, 1414 Brickell Ave. Miami, Florida 33131.Key Biscayne, 620 Crandon Blvd. Key Biscayne, Florida 33149 Aventura, 18831 N. Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 Midtown, 3201 Buena Vista Blvd. Miami, Florida 33127.
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day on June 18th by treating him to a unique VIP Table Experience at StripSteak by Michael Mina located in the heart of the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The package includes a VIP table near the kitchen complete with a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu featuring a seafood tower, 28 oz. Dry-aged Bone-in Rib Eye and a boozy dessert. Complementing his meal is the tableside Japanese Whisky Ceremony, a signature part of the Michael Mina experience. Included also is a behind the scene tour to peruse the impressive Fontainebleau wine vault and pre-embargo cigar and rum collection. Priced at $165 per dad (excluding tax and gratuity), the package is available only once per night and must be booked 24 hours in advance. For more information, visit www.fontainebleau.com/specials/fathers-day-vip-experience-at-stripsteak Fontainebleau Miami Beach4441 Collins Avenue, on Miami Beach, FL 33140.
Sundays beginning June 4th- Macchialina, Miami’s stylish and beloved brick-walled Trattoria, will be hosting an O.P.P. (Oysters, Pizza and Prosecco) summer series every Sunday beginning on June 4, 2017. For a limited time, savor Chef Mike Pirolo’s Sicilian pies for a little taste of Italy right here in South Florida. Handmade by Pirolo and Chef de Cuisine Craig Giunta, Macchialina's Sicilian Pies are uniquely prepared with Cinque Stagioni flour imported from Parma, Italy. Priced at $22 each, only a limited number of pies will be available each week. In addition to Macchialina’s pizza specials and robust a la carte dinner menu, guests can enjoy a half-dozen oysters for $18 or a half dozen dressed oysters for $22 (selections will change weekly). To accompany the perfect Sunday meal, sip on a selection of bubbles for just $8 per glass. Reservations can be placed by calling 305-534-2124 or emailing email@example.com. Macchialina 820 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL.
Monday, June 5th- Sunday, June 25th- The tenth annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week (CGRW) presented by DON JULIO® tequila will occur from June 5th to June 25th for three weeks of culinary paradise for your taste buds. Over 40 restaurants in Downtown Coral Gables will have exclusive prix-fixe Coral Gables Restaurant Week menus at a discounted rate of over 20%. Each restaurant's menu will showcase their chef's techniques and skills by including the best dishes the restaurant has to offer. Reservations are highly suggested. Visit www.coralgablesrestaurantweek.com to view the menus and for more information.
Monday, June 5th- Thursday, August 3rd- Pubbelly Noodle Bar and Chef Jose Mendin will host their summer burger series with an all-female line-up of local chefs and top food personalities. Available Monday through Thursday starting Monday, June 5th through Thursday, August 3rd. The 2017 PB Burger Line-up includes:
· Susan Ungaro, President of The James Beard Foundation
· Chef Michelle Bernstein
· Chef Lorena Garcia
· Chef Dena Marino of MC Kitchen
· Chef Ingrid Hoffman
· Chef Janine Booth of Root & Bone and Sarsaparilla Club
· Roxanne Vargas, Host of NBC 6 in the Mix
· Laine Doss, Food & Spirits Writer for Miami New Times
· Alejandra Cangas of The Hungry Post
Pubbelly will be donating $1 from each PB Burger sold on PB Burger Wednesdays to The James Beard Foundation through the Blended Burger Project. Pubbelly 1418 20th St. Miami Beach FL.
Saturday, June 10th- National Rosé Day (Yes…that’s a thing, too)
Atton Brickell- New to the Brickell scene, Atton Brickell encourage guest to enjoy National Rosé Day with their daily happy hour. It takes place daily from 5:00 - 8:00 pm and it’s 50% off all drinks. It’s a happy hour that calls for its own celebration. Atton Brickell Miami 1500 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33129
Bagatelle Miami Beach -This National Rosé Day, sip on Bagatelle’s famous Rosé while indulging on French Mediterranean cuisine. Pair your rosé with signature dishes such as Gnocchi Truffés à la Parisienne de Nicola and Poulet Rôti Entier à la Truffe. Bagatelle 220 21st St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The Confidante Miami Beach -Whether you’re lounging on a pool or beach chair or stepping up your game with a private bungalow or cabana, The Confidante Hotel offers a wide variety of Rosé perfect for sipping all summer long. Choose from still or sparkling, with still Chateau Minuty available by the glass for $14 or by the bottle for $54, and a selection of sparkling options including Moët, Veuve Cliquot, Perrier-Jouet and more available by the bottle. The Confidante Miami Beach 4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140
Verde at PAMM -Enjoy lunch al fresco with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay and a bottle of rosé at Verde. Guests can order by the glass for $10 or choose from three varieties ranging in price from $40-75. Verde 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132.
The EDITION Hotel -Market, In the hotel's cafe and patisserie, customers can sip on sweet, crisp Whispering Angel Rosé for $10 paired with fresh oysters at $2 during happy hour daily from 4–7 p.m. Basement is serving Frozé (frozen rosé) for $10 all night long to celebrate National Rosé Day. EDITION 2901 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL.
db Bistro Moderne Miami- Nothing pairs better with rosé than oysters, especially when they’re only $1. For National Rosé Day, db Bistro Sommelier Haunah Klein suggests the Mas de la Dame, Les Baux de Provence, France 2015. The wine exhibits a crisp vibrant minerality and subtle fruit notes that beautifully complements the flavor, texture and salinity of the oysters. Oyster Hour takes place from 5-7pm. db Bistro Moderne Miami 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131
Thursday, June 8th- Sunday, June 11th - Shelborne South Beach is bringing the innovative and eclectic music of Prince to The Cabaret for a lively, one-time event! From Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11, 8pm to 1am. Come enjoy performances by The Cabaret’s talented cast of performers. The performers, who also serve and bartend, will perform some of Prince’s hits including “Purple Rain,” and “When Doves Cry.” Drinks and the happy hour menu from Top Chef alums Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth’s The Sarsaparilla Club are available to order. Sing, dance and celebrate the legacy of the late musical genius. The Cabaret at Shelborne South Beach 1801 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
Wednesday, June 14th- Estefan Kitchen hosts an exclusive preview of the hot new Design District restaurant’s Miami Spice menu before the program kicks-off August 1, 2017. Guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a 1950’s Cuba inspired setting with Chef Odell Torres. The three-course meal will allow diners to relish in the flavors inspired by traditional Estefan family recipes and experience the new restaurant’s Miami Spice menu, available August through September. Priced at $55 per person (excluding tax, tip and additional beverage purchases) the dinner will include complimentary pours from Miami Spice sponsors Chandon, Stella Artois, Terrazas de los Andes and Fiji Water as well as the live entertainment the restaurant is known for. Seating is limited; reservations must be made in advance and can be done so by calling (786) 843-3880. Estefan Kitchen140 NE 39 Street, Palm Court, Miami Design District, Miami, FL.
New and Ongoing-
Cake Thai Wynwood- Bangkok Night debuts every Wednesday at Cake Thai Wynwood. $35 pp four course dinner menu featuring authentic Thai specialties from the kitchen. 4pm to close. Cake Thai Wynwood 180 NW 29 Street Miami FL 33127
(Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Please confirm details and make reservations where appropriate)