Happy Friday! We've made it through yet another workweek, so it's time for some fun.
Start your weekend with some healthful treats at Whole Foods Market before partying at the grand opening of 320 Gastrolounge. Then get healthy again with free yoga and juice before you chow down on cheeseburgers from some of Miami's finest female chefs.
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market's Block Party and Whole Kids Day
Whole Foods has a weekend's worth of activities in store for the whole family.
First, drop into Whole Foods Pinecrest today, Friday, September 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. for the Can You Dig It? block party. Sample food from each departments, including produce, meat, seafood, and the bakery. There's a charge for a wristband that snags you the samples (price TBA).
Then, on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to noon, all six Miami Whole Foods locations celebrate Whole Kids Day with different kid-friendly activities and treats. Ten-dollar donation to participate at Whole Foods' Aventura, Coral Gables, downtown Miami, North Miami, Pinecrest, and South Beach locations.
320 Gastrolounge is hosting a grand opening party.
Courtesy 320 Gastrolounge
320 Gastrolounge Grand Opening
320 Gastrolounge, a Latin-Asian eatery, opened quietly last week, but tonight, September 16, the venue will host a blowout grand-opening party featuring a photo booth, live music by Tony Succar, and giveaways. In addition, guests can enjoy six signature food items and six cocktails for $7 each until 8 p.m. 320 Gastrolounge is located in the former Piripi space at the Shops of Merrick Park.
Signature items offered at Raw Republic.
Photo courtesy of Raw Republic
Free Juice and Yoga
Attention, all yogis on a budget: Raw Republic Micro Juicery and Lululemon Aventura Mall have joined forces to bring you free yoga on Sundays. Every Sunday through October 30, attend a complimentary yoga class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. After the class, reward yourself with free cold-pressed juice and bites from Raw Republic. Class attendees are asked to enter through the Bloomingdale’s garage, third floor, by Urban Outfitters. No reservation is required; classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Burgers, Babes & Booze
Sunday is National Cheeseburger Day, and the W Miami will celebrate with Burgers, Babes & Booze. On September 18 from 3 p.m. till sundown, enjoy inventive cheeseburgers from some of the best female chefs in Miami. Participating chefs include Nicole Votano of Dirt, Adrianne Calvo of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar, Cindy Hutson of Zest, and Jessica Sanchez of Loba. It'll all go down on the 15th & Vine terrace. Tickets cost $35 and include four sliders of your choice. Visit eventbrite.com.