Show some Love to "Your Miami HEAT"!

#HEATNATION  #LETSGOHEAT #3PEATHEAT are all trending on Twitter in Miami

Thursday June 5th begins the NBA Finals in San Antonio, Texas where The Miami HEAT go up against The San Antonio Spurs for the NBA Championship. 

There are plenty of places to watch the games, Sports Bars, local restaurants, and even the comfort of your own home, but since the games don't even begin until 8 or 9 are a few options to fuel your viewing pleasure and may sway you to stick around for tip off.  After all... you do have to eat...and take out pizza  may not be to your liking.

MC Kitchen- 4141 NE 2nd Ave. Miami 305 456 9948

Chef Dena Marino makes no secret about her love for the Miami HEAT!  If you follow her on Facebook or Twitter, she can always be counted on for her enthusiastic posts, fun pictures and of course the final score...followed by many hashtags!  Courtside whenever her crazy cooking schedule allows, she even has a special MC Kitchen set up in the Founders Lounge at The American Airlines Arena.  And the players love her back...on any given evening after the game or off season, players like Shane Battier, LeBron and Dwayne Wade can be seen enjoying her freshly made pastas and other delicious entrees. 

MC Kitchen features a great bar area, or plan a private "viewing party" in her private dining room with 72" TV and family styles portions.  

**MIAbites picks MC Kitchen as #1 for great dining and enjoying the Finals. 

Tongue and Cheek- 431 Washington Ave. Miami Beach 305 704 2900

Another passionate HEAT fan is Tongue and Cheek's Chef, Jamie DeRosa, who reports that the T&C Happy Hour drink and special menu will be available all throughout the Finals.  He invites all fans to join him and his staff to cheer on the HEAT!

HaVen South Beach- 1237 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach 305 987 8885

Popular Lincoln Road Gastropub and Lounge, HaVen, boasts a visually appealing set up to watch sporting events in that the huge walls in the lounge turn into giant projection screens for the games.  Dine on Chef Todd Erickson's innovative cuisine while enjoying extensive drink choices. 

Batch Gastopub- 30 SW 12th St.  305 808 5555

Brickell's Gastropub with inventive drinks and locally sourced menu items utliizing fresh ingredients. Another fun place to watch and enjoy the game.

Oak Tavern- 35 NE 40th Street  786 391 1818

Another casual spot in the Design District to cheer on Lebron and the Gang is at Oak Tavern. Oak Tavern has a beautiful outdoor garden to watch the game. They have an 80 inchTV and sell 3 dollar whiskey shots every time a HEAT player makes a three. Perfect place to watch the White Hot HEAT quest for a three peat.

Blackbird Ordinary- 729 SW 1st Ave. Miami, FL 33130  305-671-3307

Top notch bartenders and a huge projection screen make this Brickell bar another great spot for watching the games and mingling with fellow HEATastic fans!

So...enjoy the games, and actually ENJOY dining out!  #GOHEAT #WHITEHOTHEAT