This weekend, the Salty Donut will celebrate its first anniversary with the release of a birthday-themed croughnut, Cvi.che 105 will open at Aventura Mall, and Wynwood Brewing Company will host a fourth-anniversary block party.
Birthday Doughnut/Croissant at the Salty Donut. This weekend marks a year since the Salty Donut settled into a permanent location at the Wynwood Arcade. To celebrate, the shop has created a birthday-inspired doughnut/croissant hybrid. Pizarro calls it a "croughnut" (not to be confused with the trademarked Cronut). Each one is made with 24-hour brioche dough similar to that used in the Salty's other doughnuts and rolled in light sugar, filled with homemade strawberry and lemon sorbet, and topped with confetti buttercream and gold chocolate pearls ($6). Each doughnut comes in a white gift box with a copper-foil-embossed Salty Donut logo. The shop is also selling an exclusive birthday coffee blend with Intelligentsia ($18) and offering 15 percent off all merchandise. Available Friday, December 1, through Sunday, December 10, at the Salty Donut, 50 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-925-8126; saltydonut.com. Friday 7:30 a.m. till the doughnuts are sold out, Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. until sold out.
Cvi.che 105 Opens at Aventura Mall. Cvi.che 105, a popular Peruvian restaurant in downtown Miami and South Beach, will open on the ground floor of Aventura Mall's new three-level wing. The eatery will offer indoor and outdoor seating and a large bar stocked with wine, beer, and spirits. Numerous concepts, including My Ceviche, Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen, Poke 305, Hank & Harry's Delicatessen, and Shake Shack, will debut inside the mall's 315,000-square-foot expansion wing within the next few months. There will also be standalone eateries such as Tap 42, Genuine Pizza, and Rosetta Bakery. 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 305-935-1110; aventuramall.com.
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Anniversary Block Party at Wynwood Brewing Company. It's been four years since Wynwood Brewing opened in Miami. This Saturday, spend your afternoon in the Arts District for a celebratory neighborhood block party. Enjoy food and drinks from local vendors such as Sparky's Roadside Barbecue, Lola the Baker, Cao Chocolates, Panther Coffee, and Sweet Melody. While you're at it, opt for a taste of Wynwood Brewing's recently released Coqui-To, a limited-edition milk stout aged in rum barrels and finished with toasted coconut, vanilla beans, cinnamon, and cloves. Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, December 2, at Wynwood Brewing Company, 565 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-982-8732; wynwoodbrewing.com. Admission is free.
Pubbelly Sushi Opens in Downtown Dadeland. Pubbelly Sushi's fifth Miami-Dade location is now open in Downtown Dadeland. Find a familiar menu with standards such as the butter crab roll, with goma soy paper, kanikama, ponzu, and warm clarified butter, and the salmon tartare taquito, with avocado mousse, red pico de gallo, and masago. The restaurant joins other well-known concepts Ghee Indian Kitchen, Barley, the Brick, and Harry’s Pizzeria. 8970 SW 72nd Pl., Miami; pubbellysushi.us. Lunch and dinner noon to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, noon to midnight Friday and Saturday.