New Times Best Of Party

Here's What You'll Be Eating and Drinking at New Times' Best of Miami Party

Photo by Christina Mendenhall
In less than two weeks, New Times' Best of Miami® issue will hit newsstands and go live online, listing more than 300 of the area's finest restaurants, hottest clubs, most delightful diversions, and top places to shop. With the release comes a megabash you won't want to miss.

So mark your calendars. Thursday, June 21, you're invited to X Miami, where you'll feast on bites from more than a dozen of the area's best restaurants while sipping unlimited cocktails and jamming to live music.

So far, confirmed restaurants include 222 Taco, 107 Steak & Bar, 305 Peruvian, Amour de Miami, Diced, Doggi's Arepa Bar, Fifi's on the Beach, First Watch, Giardino's Salads, K Ramen.Burger.Beer, Hard Rock Cafe, Poke Life, Rosetta Italian Bakery, Sweet Treats by Me, and Yarumba Restaurant.

You'll also get a taste of midtown's new late-night diner, Mason. The restaurant, created by Beaker & Gray chef Brian Nasajon, specializes in comfort food, from bagels and breads to smoked deli meats and sweets.

Wash it down with beverages from Blue Martini, Canna Vinus, Cooper's Craft, Finlandia vodka, Voga Italia, Miami Cocktail, Gemma di Luna, Kombrewcha, Koloa rum, Santos sangria, Banyan Reserve vodka, Old St. Pete (spirits), Tippler’s orange liqueur, and South Beach Brewing Company.

New Times' Best of Miami Readers' Poll closed this past Tuesday, but you'll have to wait to find out the winners when the Best of Miami® edition drops June 14, and celebrate the victors at the party June 21.

Right now, purchase tickets for $50. If you wait until the day of the event, tickets will cost $60 at the door. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit Miami Lighthouse for the Blind.

While you're at it, be sure to get your tickets to New Times' Burgerfest too. Saturday, July 7, Soho Studios will host South Florida's best burgers, including veggie varieties, traditional beef, fritas, and other creations courtesy of Madlove by Latin House, K Ramen.Burger.Beer, Batch Gastropub, and more than a dozen other restaurants.

New Times' Best of Miami Party. 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at X Miami, 230 NE Fourth St., Miami. Tickets cost $50. Call 305-571-7579. M- F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online, click