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.
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.
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.
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.
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.