Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: In & Out, Noche Latina, and Cinco de Mayo
End the week with Cinco de Mayo specials at a bevy of Miami restaurants and bars.
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Happy Monday, foodies. Start the week at Katsuya, where all bottles of sake will be 50 percent off. Tonight marks another iteration of Brew House Rock, cicerone Jesse Morris will give a presentation.
Stop by Izzy's Fish & Oyster this week for its "In & Out" lunch special, perfect for eaters in a weekday-hustle hurry. Wednesday, Lique and American Social will each host a Latin-inspired night featuring salsa and bachata tunes, along with food and drink specials. End the week at one of many local spots hosting Cinco de Mayo parties.
Sake Mondays at Katsuya
Katsuya offers half-priced bottles of sake every Monday. Each bottle on the sake menu will be available for the weekly special.
Brew House Rock at Concrete Beach
This month's Brew House Rock, "IPAs: Myths, Legends, and Cold Bitter Truths," will feature Social Hall manager and certified cicerone Jesse Morris, who will discuss the history and evolution of the style. There will also be a special tasting of an IPA that was created during April’s Brew House Rock on homebrewing.
Chef and owner Jamie DeRosa (left) and chef de cuisine William Crandall
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In & Out Lunch at Izzy's Fish & Oyster
Stop by Izzy's for a quick prix fixe designed for lunchers on the go. The "In & Out" lunch costs $22.50 per person and includes a cup of New England clam chowder; choice of roll such as a warm lobster roll, cold lobster roll, clam belly roll, or blue crab salad roll; a side like seasoned waffle fries or a salad; and either a beer or a whoopie pie to finish. Izzy's is also now available for delivery via Postmates, Eat24, Grubhub, and Amazon Prime.
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Noche Latina at Lique
Show off your best moves at Lique's new weekly Latin-flavor night, featuring DJ Frogie spinning salsa, merengue, bachata, and reggaeton. Drink specials include a chivas julep ($7) with lemon and mint; aguardiente spritz with seasonal fruit; and prosecco ($8) and Cristal aguardiente shots ($5). With Mediterranean-inspired plates, sushi, and raw-bar favorites, expect a variety of fresh seafood options, carpaccios, and sharing dishes too. For reservations, call 305-705-2425. Music runs from 6 p.m. to midnight.
Brickell Salsa and Bachata Wednesdays at American Social
American Social has partnered with Miami Salsa Dream Team for Salsa and Bachata Wednesdays. Beginning at 10 p.m. (with complimentary dance lessons at 9 p.m.), American Social will offer drink specials including 50 percent off mojitos, $20 imported and domestic beer buckets, and select bottle specials. Expect live entertainment by DJ Mike Calderon.
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Cinco de Mayo
It's the best day of the month (maybe even the year), because a number of Miami restaurants and bars will offer myriad drink specials to celebrate the day. Eateries such as Bodega, the Dutch, Cabo Flats, the Rum Line, Cafeina Wynwood, Coyo, Dolores Lolita, and Icebox Cafe will throw parties and offer food and drink specials.
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