The best bets for this week
Welcome to Eater Miami’s events roundup, a curated listing of the most unique and must-attend local dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more.
This is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the South Florida area that are worth the calories and expense. Have an event for consideration? Send it our way at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11
OUT OF THE BOX CHEF’S CHALLENGE DINNER
WHAT: In order to raise awareness about the 20 billion pounds of produce waste produced in the US each year, Life House Little Havana’s cafe, Parcela will be partnering with Hungry Harvest for a Out of the Box Chef’s Challenge Dinner. On the menu will be a family-style, multi-course meal from ingredients in a surprise box supplied by Hungry Harvest.
DETAILS: 7 to 9 p.m. $50 per person. Purchase tickets here. Life House Little Havana, 528 SW 9th Avenue, Little Havana
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
SPRITZ SOCIAL AT MC KITCHEN
WHAT: Kick off the summer with an Aperol Spritz (or three) at MC Kitchen, who is partnering with Aperol for an extended happy hour featuring $7 drinks and bites.
DETAILS: 5 to 8 p.m. MC Kitchen, 4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Design District
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN
WHAT: Ms. Cheezious is teaming up with Chef Kurtis Jantz for an all-you-can-eat fried chicken party offering up a welcome beer, fried chicken along with unlimited sides like Big Mike’s smothered green beans, Leah Chase’s buttermilk coleslaw and Edna Lewis’ biscuits.
DETAILS: Every Wednesday through July. 6 to 10 p.m. $30 per person. Purchase tickets here. Ms. Cheezious, 7418 Biscayne Boulevard, MiMo
THURSDAY, JUNE 13
MIAMI SPICE MASH-UP DINNER
WHAT: Those itching to kick off Miami Spice a few months early can head to the first Miami Spice mash-up dinner of the year. The three-course meal – featuring two dishes per course, one from each chef – will feature David Grutman’s eateries Swan and Planta.
DETAILS: 7 p.m. $75 per person. Reservations must be made in advance by emailing email@example.com. Swan, 90 NE 39th Street, Miami Design District
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
“SECRET” BURGER COLLAB AT SWEET LIBERTY
WHAT: Sweet Liberty is launching a “secret” burger for one night only. While the secret is out of the bag, considering it was announced via press release, the off menu barbecue-inspired burger will only be available by pre-order on Friday.
DETAILS: $18 per person. Purchase burger here. Sweet Liberty Drinks and Supply Co., 237-B 20th Street, Miami Beach