Weekly Nibble Miami: Coral Gables Restaurant Week, Les Dames, Pubbelly Burgers, Movies at Shore Club

Each Thursday, MIAbites will feature The Weekly Nibble, highlighting Miami "foodie" events and special promotions for the upcoming week.  Please note that specific details, dates and prices are subject to change, so please call ahead to confirm event details.

Monday June 8 and ongoing Mondays- Shore Club just launched Monday Movie Nights at 9 pm at the back pool. Chef Steve Rhee prepares a special poolside movie night menu featuring finger foods including Buffalo Lollipops, Lobster Mac & Cheese Bites and -- of course -- Buttered Popcorn finished with Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs. Monday June 8th is Rob Reiner’s 1987 favorite “The Princess Bride.” More quotable favorites will play each Monday throughout the summer. Shore Club will announce each feature on Facebook weekly. Shore Club 1901 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL. 305 695 3900.

Monday June 8Les Dames d'Escoffier Miami will host a multi-course paired wine dinner at Oceanaire Seafood Room in Mary Brickell Village on Monday, June 8.  For this event, Chef Kareem has created an menu highlighting sustainable seafood. Each course will be served with a specially selected wine.  The dinner is priced at $60 for Les Dames members and $70 for non-members and is inclusive of tax and gratuity.   Reservations for the dinner can be made via paypal, by sending payment to reservations@lesdamesmiami.org. 

Monday June 8- Beginning Monday June 8th, It's the 8th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week presented by Bacardi USA which runs from June 8th-28th with exciting new restaurants and new unique events.  Basically a chance to "dine around the world... around the neighborhood" as every possible ethnic and international cuisine is just around the corner!  Go for lunch or dinner ( or both! ) and try new eateries and return to old favorites, all offering amazing prix-fixe menus at a discounted price. For participating restaurants and menus visit http://restaurantweek.shopcoralgables.com/resturants/

Wednesday June 10 and ongoing Wednesdays- at Pubbelly Miami Beach, 9 p.m. to midnight, Chef Jose Mendin will be serving up five different quarter pounder burgers.  Starting at $10 for single patty and $5 for extra; standouts include:

Le Royale with Cheese with onion & fig marmalade, foie gras and gruyere truffle jus

Half & Half with spicy shortrib tartare, sunny side up egg, crispy potato and green mustard

Big Kahuna with bbq pork belly, kimchee, pickles, shaved onions and charred pineapples


Some busy months ahead! 

Join in some healthy eating ( and don't forget to post to Instagram ) with the James Beard Better Burger Project through July 31 by ordering healthy burgers offered by top Miami restaurants; Sugarcane, Bulla, La Mar and The Federal. Read MIAbites feature on how to participate here.

June is Eat (RED) Drink (RED) month, with participating Miami restaurants donating to the worldwide cause started by Bono to eliminate AIDS.  #86AIDS by visiting and dining at MC Kitchen, Harry's Pizzeria, Mr Chow, Sugarcane, Sushi Samba and more. MIAbites feature on the program and chat with Miami Ambassador, Dena Marino is here.

Morimoto South Beach, Iron Chef Morimoto’s flagship Miami restaurant, has become the first of his iconic restaurants to introduce a prix fixe seasonal Saturday and Sunday brunch menu, which features two options, Healthy and Indulgent at $47 per person.  The healthy prix fixe option includes; an entrée; a maki roll and dessert of their choice. Guests can choose from an array of healthy entrees including an Acai Bowl, a Mango Fruit Bowl, Paleo Protein Pancakes, and an Egg White Breakfast Wrap.  For Morimoto fans, the indulgences option begins with one glass of fresh juice, a choice of maki roll, and a choice of entree including Eggs Benedict, Crispy Stuffed French Toast, Bi Bim Bop, an omelet of your choice, Morimoto Cubano, a South Florida Frittata, and a Lobster Roll, and dessert.  Morimoto in the Shelborne Hotel 1801 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 305 341 1500. 

(Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm)