Weekly Nibble Miami: Bourbon Month, Cheeseburger Day, OB Food & Wine Fest , Chicken Parm Hero and more

Weekly Nibble MIAbites 9.14.19

The Weekly Nibble from MIAbites features a curated listing of unique, fun and creative dining events and options in the Miami area. Please confirm details ahead of time and make reservations as needed. Miami Spice continues through the end of the month, so make sure you have visited your favorites or new spots for the $23 lunch and $39 3 course dinner options. MIAbites picks are here.

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and The Commodore at The Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove is celebrating with happy hour from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy The Commodore Old Fashioned for half-off (just $9). The Commodore Old Fashioned incorporates pecan infused Buffalo Trace, Amaro Nonino, and vanilla syrup. The best part is, a portion of the proceeds from The Commodore Old Fashioned will be donated to World Kitchen’s Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. 3300 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133

A Taste Of Coral Gables 2019

Tuesday, September 17th , the Taste of Coral Gables will take place at Books & Books featuring Chef Allen Susser to celebrate the release of the new Coral Gables Cookbook, A Taste of Coral Gables, which features recipes from various Coral Gables restaurants & chefs. This foodie-focused event includes a copy of the cookbook, entry to a tasting cocktail reception featuring a curated menu by Chef Allen. Guests will also enjoy complimentary wine and craft beers, live music, and an opportunity to have their cookbook autographed by the author. Tickets are on sale for just $48.30 per person or $85.07 for two guests. Purchase tickets here.

Ember Miami Cheeseburger Day

Wednesday, September 18th- Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day on September 18 at Ember. Enjoy Chef Brad Kilgore’s Ember Burger ($26) features a 10 oz. steak burger with farm cheese, watercress, and French fries. Pair this burger perfectly with a Boulevard Beer Tank 7 usually priced at $8 , but special at $4- if bought with burger. 151 NE 41st St Suite 117, Miami, FL 33137

Upland Miami Cheeseburger $5

Another Cheeseburger Day option is The Upland Cheeseburger $5. For one night only, South of Fifth hotspot Upland will be offering its famed Upland Cheeseburger for ONLY $5. That's a bargain deal from its regular $19 pricing as it's usually only offered during late-night happy hour and weekend brunch. The Upland Cheeseburger is made of grass-fed beef, American cheese, peppadews, avocado and served with a side of fries. 49 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

Bird & Bone Lobster Burger

Bird & Bone, located at The Confidante Miami Beach is the ultimate place to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day. Dinner guests at the southern-inspired restaurant will be able to savor and enjoy the Gussied Up Triple Burger. Chef Richard Hale’s Gussied Up Triple Burger creation combines stacked and smothered triple brisket and short-rib beef patties, butter-poached lobster, fried green tomato slices, house-made pepper bacon, key lime mustard sauce, and a vibrant orange marmalade, all on a brioche bun. Instead of using a traditional slice of cheese, Hales covers this burger with fondue made with raclette cheese (YUM!). The burger costs $35 and is served for dinner only. 4041 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL

Pisco y Nazca Cheeseburger Day

Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar adds a modern twist to traditional Peruvian cuisine, and their amazing burger is no exception! The delicious Que Bestia burger is a perfect fusion of an All-American classic with authentic, bold Peruvian flavors. Don't think twice about indulging: the 8 oz. certified Angus beef burger, comes with rocoto pepper aioli, tomato-panca chutney and shoestring potatoes, for the perfect combination of sweet and salty, with a crunch! There's really nothing quite like it. 8551 NW 53rd St A101, Doral, FL 33166 / Kendall - 8405 Mills Dr Suite 206, Kendall, FL 33183

Orange Bowl Food and Wine Festival 2019

Friday, September 20th- Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration at the Broward Convention Center presented by Florida Blue will feature 30 of South Florida’s top chefs for an evening of fine food and flavors to benefit Make A Wish and Special Olympics. Guests will also enjoy live music, open bar, raffles, a silent auction and special surprises at this signature fundraiser. General admission tickets start at just $100. VIP tickets includes 1-hour early entrance, access to the special VIP lounge with specialty food & beverages, and an enhanced VIP gift bag. VIP tickets start at just $230. Purchase your tickets today at http://www.orangebowl.org/community/programs/obfw/

Photo Credit: Andrew Giambarba

Photo Credit: Andrew Giambarba

Wednesday, September 25th-Macchialina is excited to announce their upcoming Chicken Parm Hero event. Chef Michael Pirolo’s Chicken Parm Hero features tender organic chicken enrobed in a breading with garlic, fresh herbs, and porcini powder covered in sharp caciocavallo cheese and marinara sauce with a crispy parmigiana frico. The tasty dish comes served with fried Italian zucchini and eggplant chips. Guests can order the hero for just $16 or pair it with a glass of red wine selected by award-winning beverage director Jacqueline Pirolo for just $24 total. 820 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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