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Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: La Dozena, Macallan, and Bootcamp & Brews

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This week, Root & Bone in South Miami launches weekday happy hour, Tiki Tuesday returns to Drunken Dragon, La Dozena pops up at Icebox Cafe, and the Rusty Pelican hosts a Macallan pairing dinner.
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Happy Hour at Root & Bone. The recently opened South Miami location of Root & Bone launches happy hour this week with specials from 4 to 7 p.m. Standouts include half-off well spirits and wines by the glass, $5 draft beers, and $8 specialty cocktails, including the Heavens to Betsy, which is made with mezcal, mint, and lime. Bites include $4 deviled eggs, bacon bites, or smashed sunchokes and $7 warm pimento dip or root tartare. 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at Root & Bone, 5958 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami; 786-785-1001; rootnbone.com/miami.
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Tiki Tuesdays at Drunken Dragon. Calling all happy-hour enthusiasts. Drunken Dragon's popular summer event, Tiki Tuesdays, has returned for the winter. The restaurant will warm you up with seasonal cocktails, which rotate weekly based on a featured bar or liquor sponsor. The best part is all drinks are discounted. Check the restaurant's social media to find out what to expect for the week. 5 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays at Drunken Dragon, 1424 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; 305-397-8556; drunkendragon.com.
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La Dozena Pop-Up at Icebox Cafe. Get a taste of Papillon Proof's delivery-only street-taco concept, La Dozena, during a limited-time pop-up at Icebox Cafe. From Tuesday, January 15, through Sunday, January 20, sample items such as lechón carnitas tacos, bean and avocado tacos, ceviche, guacamole and chips, and more ($9 to $25). The pop-up will be available in addition to Icebox’s regular dinner menu. Tuesday, January 15, through Sunday, January 20, at Icebox Cafe, 1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-8448; iceboxcafe.com.
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Marilyn Hachem
Bootcamp & Brews at Surfside. Set your 2019 fitness resolutions in motion at the first Bootcamp & Brews event in Surfside. From 6 to 9 p.m., engage in a one-hour bootcamp workout, followed by a craft beer tasting at the Grand Beach Hotel Surfside. Plus, Visit Surfside has partnered with Lyft to offer $5 rides to and from the event with the code SURFSIDE. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, January 17, at 9449 Collins Ave., Surfside. Tickets cost $5 via eventbrite.com.
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Macallan Dinner at the Rusty Pelican. Thursday, Macallan will host a whisky-pairing dinner with the Rusty Pelican's executive chef, Jimmy Pastor. The evening will include several of the brand's most coveted releases with complementing dishes. Expect a reception with passed bites and a Macallan-based cocktail, followed by a seated five-course dinner with various pours of the brown spirit. Seating is limited, and RSVP is required. 7 p.m. Thursday, January 17, at the Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne; 305-361-1818; therustypelican.com. Tickets cost $198 per person.