Weekly Nibble: Ugly Sweaters with Pizza & Burgers, Full Moon Party, Latte Art, La Parranda and more

Weekly Nibble Food Events in Miami

Each week, MIAbites presents the Weekly Nibble, a curated listing of upcoming food events and new restaurant openings for Miami and Miami Beach.  As always, please confirm details and prices ahead of time.  

Thursday December 15th Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) presents Poplife Social from 6-10pm featuring Indie Folk artist and Jay Thomas and DJ set by Arthur Baker.  Art on The Plaza, Specialty cocktails and bites from Verde available for purchase. Free for Museum members, $16 pp for non-members. Museum open until 9 pm.  PAMM 1103 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 305 375 3000.

Ugly Sweater Party at Pizza & Burger Miami

Friday December 16thFrom 6 – 8 p.m. join the Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina squad for the restaurant’s first annual Ugly Sweater Party. Dress to impress in your holiday worst for a chance to win the ultimate day at Fontainebleau Miami Beach.Three judges – Kelly Blanco, reporter for NBC6, Amber Love Bond, editor of Brickell Living (and MIAbites Contributor) and Jennifer Agress, Miami editor of Dining Out Magazine ,will select a winner for whose sweater is the ugliest. Party-goers will enjoy drink and food specials. Pizza & Burger at The Fontainebleau 4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL(305) 674-4636.

Full Moon Party at The Confidante Miami

Friday December 16th The Confidante Miami Beach presents its Full Moon party from 9 pm to midnight. Welcome the full moon rising in full spirit with special tunes by Coco Hara, food for purchase from Nina's House and 2-for-1 cocktail specials sponsored by Tequila Barón. The Confidante 4041 Collins Avenue. Miami Beach, FL 33140.

Miami Latte Art Championship

Saturday December 17thIt’s The Latte Art Championship Finals! Hosted by Now Brewing and friends and boasting talented and creative baristas from Panther, All Day, Cafe Curuba, Threefold and more competing to be crowned Latte Art Champion and take home the $2000 Grand Prize.  Stop in beginning at 3 pm to see the fun and caffeinated final competition for 2016. FREE. Threefold Café 141 Giralda Ave. Coral Gables

Saturday December 17th- Join local bloggers and The Blogger Union for the first annual South Florida Blogger Awards from 12-3 pm at the Langford Hotel.  Prosecco and small bites will be served. $15 pp tickets on Eventbrite. The Langford Hotel 121 SE 1st St, Miami, FL 33131 (305) 420-2200

Monday, December 19, 2016-from 10PM to midnight, celebrate Beaker & Gray’s one-year anniversary with an evening of bites, cocktails and fun. Guests can join the team in party mode as Nasajon prepares signature complimentary passed bites. On the bar front, Potts will offer every guest one complimentary drink using an array of Pernod Ricard spirits to include Absolut Elyx, Jameson Caskmates and Olmeca Altos Tequila. Partygoers wishing to stay until morning can order from Beaker & Gray’s snacks menu, featuring late-night style bites such as Cheesy Fries with ahi amarillo and queso fresco; Mini Reuben sandwiches with pastrami and Swiss cheese; and Pan Frito complete with jerk mayo and smoked paprika. Beaker & Gray2637 North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. (305) 699-2637.

Pubbelly and Goya Foods host Christmas La Parranda

Tuesday December 20th Pubbelly partner and Chef Jose Mendin is inviting Goya Chef Fernando Desa to Pubbelly to host their much-loved Puerto Rican, Christmas celebration dinner, La Parranda. Serving up a collection of 10 dishes, served family style, guest Chefs Xavier Torres of Drunken Dragon and German Alejandro of Alavara Dorado (Puerto Rico) will also be stopping by to work their culinary magic. Back by popular demand, it would be well advised to buy your tickets before we sell out! Two seatings 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM $65 per person, plus tax & tip. Pubbelly 1418 20th St. Miami Beach, FL(305) 532-7555

New and Ongoing:

La Moderna new Negroni menu

La Moderna in Miami Beach has just launched an authentic Negroni cocktail menu featuring four innovative takes on the Italian classic using imported ingredients. Enjoy the classic Aged Negroni, the secret ingredient in Greetings from Italy, Caramel Salted Boulevardier with salted caramel syrup and the Vintage Negroni. La Moderna 1874 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Happy Hour at Skybar at Shore Club. Drink away with $8 wine and cocktail specials and $4 on select beer at Skybar at Shore Club South Beach. Hungry? Pair your drink with $8 bites including guac & chips, chicken skewers, feta fries, quesadillas and more. Adorned with an eclectic mix of furniture and tropical vibes, Skybar at Shore Club is the perfect oasis to unwind any day of the week.Sunday – Thursday 4pm – 12pm Friday & Saturday 4pm – 6pm. Shore Club 1901 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33149.

The Confidante, has teamed up with Chef Richard Hales of Blackbrick and Sakaya Kitchen to present a new restaurant concept coming to Miami Beach this fall: Bird & Bone, which is currently open to preview with breakfast and lunch only will showcase Chef Hales’ take on the American culinary landscape sourcing a menu that reflects the heart and soul of traditional country cuisine from independent small farms and organic butchers, touching on his passion for Southern dining. The Confidante 4041 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL.

( Information provided by various sources and subject to change.  Please confirm details ahead of time )