Weekly Nibble: Tiki Weekend, Peruvian Independence Day, Latin Karaoke, New menus and more
The Weekly Nibble by MIAbites features curated food happenings to keep you in the know. Here are some fun Summer food events and new menus to make this your best summer.
The Wharf will be hosting a weekend full of tiki cocktails, hula shows, pig roasts, and more from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, Friday kicks off the $10 Tiki Time Cocktails plus regular Happy Hour prices. Saturday is The Freaky Tiki Luau, with LIVE hula shows, LIVE Pig Roasts and on Sunday is a Polynesian Brunch featuring Polynesian inspired specialty food items. The Wharf 114 SW North River Drive, Miami, Florida
La Mar by Gaston Acurio hosts a special Peruvian Independence Day brunch on Sunday July 28th. Hosted by chef Diego Oka and some of Miami’s favorite Peruvian chefs including, Val and Nando Chang (aka Chang Gang), Christian and Frank Encalada, Roxana Basurto, and Giancarlo Assenelli and Vanesa Rivera. $125 pp 12-3:30 pm. 500 Brickell Key Drive. Miami, FL
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week are joining forces for Shark Week 2019. From July 27 through August 4, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale will debut new Shark Week episodes accompanied by a special Shark Week menu and cocktails in an effort to raise awareness for shark conservation efforts. Proceeds will be going to the Shark Research & Conservation Program at the University of Miami, which conducts cutting-edge shark research. Join and “dive-in” at the viewing party on the property’s seventh floor pool deck on Saturday, July 27 from 7:30PM - 10PM. The Shark Week menu, which will be available throughout the entire month of August, includes Nocturnal Nosh (Fish dip); Shark Bait (Tuna Poke); Shark Bites (Fish n’ Chips); Shrimp Tales (Shrimp Cocktail); Coconut Shrimp Chum-viche (Coconut Shrimp Ceviche); and a feature cocktail named Baby Shark made with Blue Curacao, light rum, pineapple juice, lemon juice and seafoam. 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
The popular Saffron Supper Club will be collaborating with the team from Gianni's at the Villa Casa Casuarina for a special evening at the historic former Versace Mansion. The Italia-meets-Arabia menu will draw on Gianni’s executive chef Valter Mancini’s background and highlight the intersection of Arabic influences on Italian cuisine. Monday June 29th at 6:30pm. Ticket link
National Cheesecake Day is July 30, and Market at EDITION's introduces their new Crème Fraiche Cheesecake just in time. Cheesecake lovers can celebrate their favorite dessert on July 30 by indulging in Market’s summertime Crème Fraiche Cheesecake priced at $11++. New to the menu, the Crème Fraiche Cheesecake is served with a refreshing side of Passion Fruit Sorbet. Diners can order up the new sweet treat for lunch or dinner at Market at EDITION on July 30. The EDITION 2901 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL
La Placita has announced that they will launch a Latin Karaoke Night Thursday, August 1 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., which will be co-hosted by Latin American actor, Julian Gil and emceed by Jose Roca. Guests are invited to sing their hearts away, and enjoy traditional Puerto Rican delights like alcaapurrias, bacalatio and mofongo all which pair well with cold drinks. La Placita will also give away exclusive prizes for the first 10 guests who are brave enough to grab the mic and sing. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and put on a show at La Placita’s Latin Karaoke Night! La Placita 6789 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL
New and Ongoing:
Ladies are in luck: Two of Miami’s best ladies nights have been announced for the summer!
Katsuya South Beach is making Saturdays all about the ladies with their Sweet Lively Sounds at the Dragon Lounge. Each Saturday ladies will enjoy beats played by a live DJ and complimentary bubbles from 9 p.m to 11 p.m. making this the perfect spot for ladies to meet to kick off their night! Katsuya at SLS South Beach 1701 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar is offering Tacos & Tequila Tuesdays happening every Tuesday from 4pm to 10pm. Enjoy tacos including WKB’S signature chicken mojo, mushroom and carnitas tacos. Tacos wouldn’t be the same without tequila. Drinks include margaritas, shots of El Jimador and Modelo beers. Wynwood Kitchen & Bar 2550 NW 2nd Ave. Miami, FL
Prime Rib Wednesdays at EMBER. Chef Brad Kilgore and team are offering up a special open fire grilled 12 oz or 16 oz Prime Rib cut with rosemary au jus and seasoned with Ember spices on Wednesday ( while supplies last). Served alongside is Nick’s Twice Baked loaded potato and a smokey horseradish. EMBER 151 NE 41st St. Miami, FL
Three, the upscale eatery located within the Wynwood Arcade, is now offering a new weekly wine series called “Wine Wednesdays” where guests have the option of choosing between two red or two white wines for just $10/glass. The wine list rotates every week and features prestigious wines from across the globe with a wine sommelier on site to provide guests with insight on each selection.The wine series is offered every Wednesday from 5:30PM - 10PM. Three. 50 NW 24th St #101, Miami, FL 33127
No. 3 Social is the place to be on Thursday nights. Ladies will enjoy 50% off drinks until midnight at their rooftop bar/lounge. Indulge in an all new bar bites menu and frozen cocktails with Latin beats provided by DJ Hilda Jay. This ladies night is so good that even Miami New Times named No. 3 the Best Ladies Night of Miami! No. 3 50 NW 24th St, Miami, FL.
Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort recently launched a new lunch menu in honor of the summer season. Guests will enjoy various menu items including Starters such as the Mezze Platter and Royal Wings, Sandwiches such as the classic Point Royal Ugly Burger, Chicken Avocado and Ybor Cuban Sandwich Dip, and Mains such as the Steak & Salad and Chicken Quesadilla. The Diplomat 3555 Ocean Dr. Hollywood, FL
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