Food and drink events across Miami this week include Naked Taco's new Taco Tuesday, a five-course mushroom dinner, a game day menu from Pink Taco, and new dinner plates from Pura Vida.
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Special tacos for Taco Tuesday
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Naked Taco's "Taco Tuesday"
Taco lovers rejoice: Naked Taco has announced its new "Taco Tuesday" promotion. The newly launched special has a curated selection of tacos available only on that day, including a vaca frita taco with a secret sauce and a truffle lover taco. The restaurant is also famous for its signature margaritas, from the classic to the "Cadillac" margarita. Lunch to closing, every Tuesday, at 1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-8455; lovenakedtaco.com.
Mushroom dinner for National Mushroom Month
Photo by Ricardo Mejia (RM Studio)
Special Mushroom Dinner at Tur Kitchen
Tur Kitchen is honoring National Mushroom Month with a special five-course mushroom dinner. The one-night-only experience starts with mushroom and hazelnut broth, followed by a cremini carpaccio and a smoked shiitake. The main course is a Boyd Farm coulotte steak, and the dessert will feature a chocolate and mushroom brownie. All dishes are paired with specific wines to elevate the dinner. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, at 259 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables. Dinner costs $150; reservations are required via opentable.com.
Taco selection from Pink Taco
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Pink Taco's Game Day Menu
For football season, Pink Taco launched a special menu for sports and tacos lovers. Taste the "Tailgating Tacos" ($5 each), including the "Tua taco," the "Don," and the "No Name" taco. Or try the "Dipping into the End Zone" tacos ($7 each), including the "Hail Mary," "Fourth and Inches," and "Any Given Sunday." Thursday night, and all day Saturday and Sunday, at 1200 Ocean Dr., Miami; pinktaco.com.
Wild ahi tuna, cilantro rice, and house salad from Pura Vida.
Photo courtesy of Pura Vida Miami
New Dinner Plates at Pura Vida
At Pura Vida, guests can now build their own "Simple & Fit" dinner plates. Diners can start with a base such as cilantro rice, quinoa, or sweet potatoes; then can add a main item including free-range grilled chicken, vegan adashah, oven-roasted salmon, or wild ahi tuna. All plates come with Pura Vida's house salad. 4 to 8 p.m., various locations in Miami; puravidamiami.com.