Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Dog Happy Hour, iPhoneography 101, and a Steer Roast

Listen up, pup lovers: Grab your furry best friend and head to Coconut Grove, because LoKal is launching its dog happy hour today. If dogs aren't your thing, stop by Ichimi between noon and 7 p.m. during its debut of all-day happy hour. Everything from fried oysters and buns to ramen and sake will be offered at a discount.

iPhoneography 101 returns this week too, with local experts ready to share some wisdom on how to snap the best Instagram photos. Plan ahead, because Quality Meats' steer roast and Scarpetta's exclusive five-course wine dinner will take place Thursday night, and both require reservations.

Dog Happy Hour at LoKal
Coconut Grove's LoKal will host a monthly happy hour for dogs, which launches tonight from 4 p.m. till close. Poochies will enjoy half off the dog menu, including items such as Maramaduke's meatloaf and Bowser beer.
All-Day Happy Hour at Ichimi
The Coral Gables Japanese eatery launches its all-day happy hour today. Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m., lunchers and happy-hour-goers can enjoy signature izakaya offerings at special prices. Options include fried oysters ($9), chicken wings ($7), and tacos with "G uni" ($12), along with Ichimi’s fried oyster, pork belly, and brisket buns ($6 for the trio). Ramen happy hour will run weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. too. Hot and cold sake will be available for $7, along with local craft beers for $4 to $7.  

Specials at TiramesU
The SoFi eatery is launching a $20 lunch deal and half off all bottles of wine every Tuesday. Lunch includes a choice of appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Menu items include fettuccine al coniglio, salmon tartare, and pappardelle al pomodoro.

iPhoneography 101 at La Mar & MO Bar
Learn the ins and outs of photo editing for Instagram with Instagram-recommended iPhoneographers @brianladder and @oasisjae. Practice tips and tricks on cocktails and a king crab causa. The event begins at 6 p.m. and costs $35 per person. Reservations are required via momia-restaurants@mohg.com or 305-913-8358. 

Steer Roast at Quality Meats 
Executive chef Patrick Rebholz has partnered with chef Norberto “Negro” Piattoni for a three-day whole-steer cookout. Dinners begin tonight and feature dishes from a 900-pound steer, along with sides, bread, and desserts cooked in a specially constructed “fire kitchen.” Tonight's theme is barbecue and costs $59 per person, including beer pairings. It will feature whole ribs, sausage, and steaks such as bavette, hanger, flank, and skirt steak. To reserve any one or all of the dinners, which begin at 7:30 p.m., visit qualitymeatsmiami.com/wholesteerdinners
Opus One Wine Dinner at Scarpetta 
Feast on a five-course meal prepared by Scarpetta chef de cuisine Neil O’Connell and complemented by Opus One Wines. Each of the five courses will be paired with a varietal from the winery. Priced at $350 per person, including tax and gratuity, dinner will begin at 8 p.m. Menu items include short-rib and fontina croquettes, scallop and tuna crudo, crispy polenta, veal saltimbocca with marble potatoes, and lemon and olive oil tart. Reservations are required and can be made online.

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