Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Dim Down Tuesdays, Election Viewing Party, and Olla Preview

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Happy Monday, Miami. Tonight Beaker & Gray will throw a special happy hour, Make Parties Great Again. Snag complimentary appetizers and giveaways thanks to Aussie Lamb.

As you wait for Election Day results Tuesday night, try Pubbelly's latest special: $25 all-you-can-eat dumplings and $4 bao buns available until closing time. Vagabond Kitchen & Bar will also throw an election viewing party Tuesday. Wednesday, chef Scott Liqnuist will lead Fooq's & Friends with a preview of his latest Mexican concept, Olla. End the week with a taste of Tino's newest tapas menu.
Make Parties Great Again at Beaker & Gray
Celebrate the night before the election with happy hour at Beaker & Gray. Tonight the Wynwood eatery has teamed up with Aussie Lamb for Make Parties Great Again.  From 6 to 8 p.m., snag free appetizers curated by chef/owner Brian Nasajon, as well as special giveaways.
Dim Down Tuesdays at Pubbelly
This Tuesday, Miami Beach's Pubbelly will launch $25 all-you-can-eat dumplings and $4 bao buns throughout the evening. Menu highlights include pork belly, short rib, and baby shiitake bao buns, as well as duck and corn soup dumplings. The offer will be available every Tuesday.
Election-Night Viewing Party at Vagabond Kitchen & Bar
Vagabond Kitchen & Bar is bringing together the MiMo District community to watch the final night of election coverage. Tuesday at 6 p.m., the restaurant will host Bar-B-Q & Bubbles. There will be two large screens while guests dine on barbecue-inspired bites including burgers, chicken wings, and pork ribs for $15. Expect $50 bottles of Perrier-Joët too. RSVP via eventbrite.com.
Olla by Chef Scott Liqnuist at Fooq's
This month's iteration of Fooq's & Friends will be led by Coyo chef Scott Linquist, who will prepare dishes from his latest Mexican-influenced restaurant, Olla. Wednesday evening, snag a sneak preview of Linquist's newest plates before the restaurant opens in Miami Beach in late November. During dinner, guests will be guided through four preparations of mole, as well as island creek oysters paired with sangrita verde. Dessert will include pistachio crepes, roasted bananas, goat's milk dulce de leche, vanilla bean ice cream, and café de Olla — a classic spiced mexican coffee topped with mezcal crema. Reservations are available from 6 to 9 p.m. Each seating costs $60 per person and includes a welcome drink. A tequila cocktail and wine pairing is also available for an additional $35. To make reservations, email reservations@fooqsmiami.com or call 786-536-2749.
Tapas Menu at Tino's
Brickell restaurant Tino's has added 15 new tapas to its menu. Highlights include meatballs, sausage, and peppers, as well as shrimp scampi, oysters, cipollini potatoes, and wild mushrooms. Prices range from $10 to $18. All tapas options can be eaten as appetizers, plates to share, or as a meal themselves.

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