Weekly Nibble Miami: July 4th, New Openings, New Chefs, New Menus and more
Be Independent! This weeks edition of Weekly Nibble is here to make sure you are up on all the Fourth of July festivities, new openings, new menus and new food happenings in Miami for the next couple of weeks!
July 4th or so- Celebrate Independence Day in a variety of ways and places.
Beaker & Gray
Chef/owner Brian Nasajon and bar director/owner Ben Potts, offers one of the most popular brunch experiences in the burgeoning arts district every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM until 4PM. In celebration of what most people will make an extra-long weekend, Beaker & Gray will be extending its weekend brunch to also offer it on Friday, July 5 from 11AM until 4PM. 2637 N Miami Ave
Miami, Florida 33127
The Confidante Miami Beach
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a party in The Backyard! Jam out to beats from a local DJ from noon to 5 p.m. and get caffeinated with a Red Bull pop-up from 2-4 p.m. Sip on a discounted Confidante Coconut with Malibu and Coconut Redbull for just $15, while enjoying patriotic specials including the Firecracker wings made with sweet chili garlic sauce, black pepper, green onions and an Alabama Dipping Sauce for just $14, and the BBQ Brisket Nachos with chopped smoked brisket, fried wonton chips, black olives, heirloom tomato, scallions, white BBQ drizzle, smoked cheddar cheese sauce and pickled banana peppers for $12. 4041 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Wharf Miami’s “Star-Spangled AWESOME” Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show
Celebrate our nation’s birthday Miami-style at The Wharf’s 4th of July celebration! Grab your family or squad and join us at our 2nd annual “Star-Spangled Awesome Independence Day Celebration” for full day of fun, food and fireworks. Nothing screams ‘Merica like a drinking special, and we’re offering a great one. And on Saturday, July 6th, Fourth of July Weekend, join us for our first Burgerfest Cookout, we'll be featuring a 'Burger Cookoff' between 5 incredible gourmet chefs. NOTE: The Wharf is a 21+ venue. Children accompanied by parents & leashed dogs are welcome before 6 p.m. The Wharf Miami 114 SW North River Drive, Miami, Florida
Café La Trova
Celebrate July 4th at Café La Trova with a delicious Caja China prepared by only the best at La Trova with amazing Jim Beam cocktails. Event is FREE with the purchase of a Jim Beam cocktail. Event is from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Limited space, first come, first serve. 971 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130 786.615.437
South Pointe Tavern
Fuel up before the South Beach fireworks at South Pointe tavern, who is offering a Complimentary Domestic Beer (Budweiser, Yuengling or Miller Lite) with the purchase of a Burger or any sandwich (Cuban, BLT or Pastrami) all day long from 12pm-Midnight. South Pointe Tavern 40 SouthPointe Dr. Miami Beach, FL 33139
Celebrate the 4th with BBQ and fireworks with the best seat in the house at the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. Head to the luxury hotel’s rooftop pool to enjoy a festive buffet featuring classic BBQ dishes, cocktail specials and live entertainment. Once the sun sets, you’ll be in the perfect spot to watch the fireworks with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay. Of course, a great party wouldn’t be complete without something to take home, so the InterContinental will be providing party favors to all guests who attend. Adult $45, kids 6-12 years old $20. 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
Phuc Yea “Phorth of July” Festival
It’s a Seafood Cookout with a Vietnamese twist with mouthwatering options like the Main Lobster Pho with rice noodles, whole Maine lobster, winter spice, tamarind and herbage; Soft Shell Bao Buns with herbage, sriracha remoulade and house made pickles; CrispyShrimp Banh Mi with salt 'n peppa shrimp, cilantro remoulade, shredded lettuce, tomato and onions, and herbage; Curried Mussels & Garlic Bread withcoconut broth, madras curry, and lemongrass served with a hot buttered garlic bread; and Fire Roasted Oysters with Florida oysters, bread crumbs, garlic butterand chili vinegar. The event will also serve as the LAST Vietnamese-style Louisiana Crawfish, which prepares each dish with lemongrass butter, Cajun seasoning, andouille sausage, corn and potato. Phuc Yea 7100 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL
W Hotel’s RWSB Executive Chef Josh Gripper will be kicking off the holiday weekend with his annual barbecue series along with Executive Sous Chef Mario Alegre and the rest of the RWSB culinary team, Wednesday, July 3rd from 6:30PM-10PM, with guest chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth (Stiltsville Fish Bar and Root & Bone)who will be cookin’ up some mouthwatering American BBQ with a menu inspired by fare from the husband and wife team’s concepts. $40 pp. W Hotel South Beach 2201 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139
Known for its dazzling waterfront views, is inviting diners to join them for their top floor Fourth of July celebration. Pricing is as follows (includes one welcome drink of beer or wine; exclusive of gratuity and additional beverages): $65 Adult General Admission; $75 Window Seating (all ages); and $25 per child.
Coca-Cola Presents: Fire on the Fourth Festival
Celebrate this Independence Day from Noon - 9pm on Thursday, July 4th. Enjoy day-long entertainment and activities for the entire family at Miami Beach’s North Beach Bandshell Park on Collins Avenue and 73 Street. From noon to 4 p.m., children will be able to enjoy a special Kids Zone on the sand featuring a rock climbing wall, bungee jump station, inflatable water slide, fun and free soccer clinic and more. At 6 p.m., take in the sounds of dynamic South Florida band, ReMix. The event concludes with Fireworks at 9 p.m.
New Openings, New Chefs and New Menus: Stop by to these new spots or check out some fresh new summer menus.
Boia De (which translates to Oh My! in Italian)
A new neighborhood restaurant from chef couple Luciana Giangrandi and Alex Meyer will open to the public with dinner service on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Located at 5205 Northeast Second Avenue in Miami’s up and coming Buena Vista neighborhood; the funky, intimate restaurant is the first brick and mortar concept from the culinary duo. Until last month, they operated La Pollita( now closed), a beloved Mexican food cart in the nearby Design District. 5205 Northeast Second Avenue
Cecconi’s Miami Beach
The Soho House owned modern day classic Italian restaurant, Cecconis, has just updated their menu for the summer. The summer menu includes new additions such as bucatini with sarde, fennel and bottarga, Colorado lamb with sweet peas and fava, wild mushroom pizza, comte cheese and sage and more. Additionally, cocktails such as the Kiwi Island, Tangerine Dream and Smoked Berry have been added to our summer cocktail list. 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
vista, In the Buena Vista neighborhood, introduces a new innovative menu designed by the kitchen’s culinary artist, Chef Giuliano Leverone, that draws inspiration and its products from the rich essence of Miami. The menu focuses on bright and elevated ingredients found in vista’s very own neighborhood, with local ingredients like veggies from Mr. Green’s Season Fresh Farm, freshly carved meats from Miami Purveyors, and desserts from Sullivans Sweet Bakery. 5020 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Vinaigrette Sub Shop
Vinaigrette Sub Shop Is officially opening its doors to the public next Wednesday, June 26th. Known and loved from his Mignonette and Blue Collar fame, Miami Chef Daniel Serfer introduces his third concept in Downtown Miami, inside the historic Alfred I. duPont building. His vision for Vinaigrette is to create classic Italian-American subs that are taken to the next level with high quality ingredients. 159 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131
Happy Place Donuts
Grand Opening of the Happy Place Donuts newest location opens on South Beach’s famed Ocean Drive on Thursday, June 27, 2019. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. with reality star, Amara La Negra at the forefront, taking pictures and conducting a meet and greet with fans. Additionally, the first 50 fans in line will receive a free donut. 1144 Ocean Drive Suite 106A Miami Beach, FL 33139
AD LIB Coral Gables
Helmed by Chef Partner Norman Van Aken, Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith, and newest member to the all-star team, Executive Chef Joe Mizzoni (Stubborn Seed), AD LIB in Coral Gables will be featuring “4 Days of Brunch” – brunch menu – In honor of the 4th of July! Brunch will be served July 4 – 7th: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, instead of just Sat and Sun. They will be closed for dinner on the 4th. 2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 504-8895
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