South Florida is reopening gradually, but restaurants and bars are continuing to find ways to serve and engage with the community via contactless delivery, virtual hangouts, and pick-up specials.
This weekend, enjoy Hedy Goldsmith's legendary ice cream cookie sandwiches and try the Salty's new butterscotch bourbon blondie doughnut. Plus, celebrate Father's Day at Miami restaurants via dine-in or pick-up specials.
Butterscotch Bourbon Blondie Doughnut at the Salty
This weekend only, the Salty offers a limited-edition Father's Day doughnut special: 24-hour brioche dough filled with bourbon butterscotch pudding and topped with butterscotch glaze, chunks of blondie, and a homemade bourbon drizzle. The sinfully rich doughnut is only available Saturday and Sunday via UberEats or pickup at the Salty. Preorder on the Salty's website. Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, at the Salty, 50 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-639-8501; and 6022 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami; 786-409-4714; saltydonut.com.
Hedy Goldsmith Ice Cream Sandwiches at Dasher & Crank and Whip 'n Dip
Partnering with the aforementioned award-winning pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith, Dasher & Crank in Wynwood and Whip 'n Dip in South Miami will debut an exclusive collaboration of Goldsmith's "Junk in da Trunk" ice cream sandwiches. Each shop will use unique flavors in the sandwich while supplies last, using Goldsmith's cookies as the "bread." Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21, at Dasher & Crank, 2211 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-640-8579; instagram.com. Whip 'n Dip, 1407 Sunset Dr., Miami; 305-665-2565; whipndipicecream.com.
The Naughty Lobster Roll at Pubbelly Sushi
To celebrate International Sushi Day, which took place June 18, Pubbelly Sushi will offer its "Naughty Lobster Roll" collab special through the end of this month. Partnering with Instagram influencer Samantha Schnur of the Naughty Fork, the $20 roll includes torched Maine lobster dynamite, spicy aioli, and Cajun kimchi butter. One dollar from every roll purchased will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Through June 30 at Pubbelly Sushi, various locations; pubbellyglobal.com.
Where to Dine for Father's Day in Miami
Father's Day is this Sunday, June 21, and it's time to plan how you're going to salute Dear Old Dad. One great way to show him some love is to treat him to a meal. Whether you think he'll enjoy beginning his special day with a bottomless brunch or grilling his favorite cuts of meat in his backyard, check out this list for the best options in town.
Last-Minute Father's Day Gifts and Meal Kits
Dads are just as important as moms, and while Father's Day doesn't get as much hype as Mother's Day, it's a great opportunity to honor the man who taught you how to ride a bike, took you on your first fishing trip, and kept the monsters under the bed at bay. Miami restaurants and bakeries are offering creative last-minute Father's Day gifts that'll wow Dad's taste buds. From sausage gift baskets to 24-packs of his favorite adult beverage, these flavorful gifts are perfect to celebrate the special dad in your life.
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