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Hanukkah, Dog Brunch, and Other Food Events This Weekend

Brimstone's brunch welcomes dogs.
Courtesy of Brimstone Woodfire Grill
Brimstone's brunch welcomes dogs.
This weekend, bring your pup to brunch at Brimstone Woodfire Grill Doral, and take part in the newly opened Sweetgreen's weekend giveaways. Plus, celebrate Hanukkah with strawberry sufganiyot from the Salty and festive food delivered straight to your door via MK Takeaways.
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The Salty's strawberry sufganiyot returns for Hanukkah!
Photo courtesy of the Salty

Strawberry Sufganiyot at the Salty

Celebrate Hanukkah with the return of the Salty's strawberry sufganiyot doughnut. Each one is made with 24-hour brioche, filled with strawberry jam, and covered in powdered sugar. Pre-order via the Salty website or place an order for same-day pick-up (until sold out). Available through Friday, December 18, at the Salty, 50 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-925-8126; and 6022 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami; 786-409-4714;
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Skip the cooking for Hanukkah.
Courtesy of MK Takeaways

Get Hanukkah Delivered with MK Takeaways

As the Celebration of Lights kicks off this weekend, order in festive, Israeli-inspired eats including latkes (potato pancakes), sufganiyot (Israeli doughnuts), and shakshuka (poached eggs in tomato garlic sauce) delivered straight to your door. Customers can access the complete Hanukkah menu via, and orders can be placed online or via phone. In addition to the Hanukkah menu, MK Takeaways' regular menu will also be available for purchase. Place an order via or 954-669-1366.
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Bring your pup to brunch!
Courtesy of Brimstone Woodier Grill Doral

Bark 'n' Brunch at Brimstone Woodfire Grill Doral

Bark 'n' Brunch is back at Brimstone Doral. This Saturday, enjoy brunch dishes and bottomless mimosas while the pups chow down on a selection of specialty bowls and "puptails" (puppy cocktails) made from Brimstone's house-made bone broth. A limited dog-friendly food menu will also be available, featuring the Who Let the Hams Out bowl made with roasted ham, sweet potatoes, and asparagus; Pawshed Potatoes and Turkey, with turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry; and Chicken and Woofles. 11:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 12, at Brimstone Woodfire Grill, 8300 NW 36 St., Doral; 786-837-8960; Admission is free; brunch is pay as you go.
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Read Best of Miami 2020

This week, as New Times' Best of Miami 2020 finally hits the streets (six months late), we share with you hundreds of our picks for the finest shops, the best places to visit, and the greatest arts and entertainment our city has to offer. This week, as New Times' Best of Miami 2020 finally hits the streets (six months late), we share with you hundreds of our picks for the finest shops, the best places to visit, and the greatest arts and entertainment our city has to offer. Please read on and discover some new favorite places to support in Miami. There's never been a better time to share some love for locals.
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The "Citrus Shrimp and Avocado Bowl," one of Sweetgreen's Miami-only dishes.
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Sweetgreen Opens in Miami with Weekend-Long Giveaways

Sweetgreen, a Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant that aims to connect people to real food, has expanded to Miami. The chain has scheduled giveaways all weekend to celebrate the Coral Gables grand opening. Each day, Friday through Monday, the first 100 customers who order online or via the app will receive a giveaway that highlights the local purveyors and artists who have partnered with the restaurant. As for the menu, expect a selection of core bowls, salads, and main plates priced at $8.50 to $13.50. Several Miami-only menu items highlight the best of Sweetgreen's local partnerships. Beyond bread from Zak the Baker and honey from Keez Beez, Sweetgreen sources its tofu from Plant City-based Marjon Foods; fresh kale, basil, and cilantro from nearby C&B Farms; tortilla chips from Miami-based Easy Foods; and romaine lettuce from Lady Moon Farms in Loxahatchee. (Just to name a few suppliers.) 122 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables; 786-847-7300; Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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Cafe Kush in the Selina Miami Gold Dust on Biscayne Boulevard.
Phot o by Victoria Winter for Selina Miami Gold Dust

Cafe Kush Opens Inside the Selina Miami Gold Dust Motel

This week, Matt Kuscher, founder of Kush Hospitality and the Kush family of restaurants, launched his latest concept, Cafe Kush, in partnership with the Selina Miami Gold Dust motel. The establishment is now open for lunch and dinner, with a menu of new dishes alongside familiar Kush comfort classics. Hors d'oeuvres include French onion soup, frogs' legs, and beef carpaccio ($11 to $15). Among the larger plates: a croque monsieur, ratatouille, coq au vin, and steak frites ($14 to $26). These are served alongside Kush classics from the Lokal salad and Frita burger to chicken & waffles and key lime pie ($9 to $15). The cocktail menu likewise embraces the European theme, with unique offerings that include a homemade vermouth aged for a month in-house. (A bottle is left at each table, meant to be consumed in the same fashion as the house wines you'd find in Europe, and is charged by consumption.)  7700 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-985-4764; Opens Tuesday, December 8, 2020.