Remember when you were in high school and calendars were such an important part of your life? We're talking about the kind you pin up on the wall and write on, not the thing you carry around that vibrates when you've got 15 before your next meeting.
Ah, life was so much simpler then. To bring back this blast from the past (and give back to charity), Finka Table & Tap, the hip Cuban/Peruvian/Korean fusion restaurant in West Kendall, has released a sexy calendar. In it: about 16 of Finka's hottest hotties.
If you don't know how you feel about this just yet, maybe browse some of the calendar months below before you let emotions take over. In the meantime, take into account how this $15 printout went from being a joke to benefiting a local charity. "Honestly, it wasn't my idea," co-owner Eileen Andrade says. "An employee started it out as a joke, saying we had to do it, and then rallied up everyone else. Before you knew it, they were bothering me about it every day. It was bugging me."
So Andrade seized the opportunity to help a friend. "My friend had a baby in 2011 and lost it after three months." So that friend, Carolina Hernandez, started Nico's Promise — a comprehensive multidisciplinary program of comfort and solace for others who lose their offspring in the beginning of life — through Miami Children's Hospital.
"All proceeds go to Nico's Promise." So far, Finka has sold 100 calendars. "I didn't think that was good, but then my PR lady pointed out what a feat it was when you really think about who buys calendars anymore."
Of course, it might have to do with the fact that the stars of each and every month are selling themselves. "We have guys who take it to the table with pretty girls as an in to talk to them." Hey, as long as they close the deal (a sale in this case), ain't nothing wrong with that.
Here's a sneak peek of some of our favorite months. To see the rest, you'll have to visit Finka for a copy, or go to the restaurant's website beginning next week.
Februay is for lovers and Saint Valentine. Which in this case means you can have your cake and eat it too.
We don't know, but from the looks of it, we think that's a kitchen sink hose. Maybe Nic is washing his apron.
Have you gotten into summer-body shape? July is just around the corner.
Wonder what he can do with that pizza paddle.
T-minus six months until Movember. But you can get a drink from this guy tonight at Finka. While you're at it, ask him to sign your calendar.
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