If Miami was your girlfriend (be it the dating kind or the platonic kind), what would you do with her this weekend?
There are plenty of options (like Flugtag at Bayfront Park, and DWNTWN Art Days, and so on) but there is also an Italian dinner in South Beach, a sports bar grand opening happening in Coconut Grove, and a getty in MiMo with your favorite peeps from New Times.
Grab your girl or guy and show Miami that you take full advantage of living in the greatest city on earth.
Duffy's Sports Grill Grand Opening in Coconut Grove
Friday, Coconut Grove's first location of Duffy's Sports Grill will officially open to the public. The Lake Worth-based fast casual sports bar and grill will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at 11a.m., but for those of us who work during the day and can't make it, you can head over after work for opening day drink specials and bar bites. Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, and other decision-makers from Coconut Grove will be there to help kick off the opening.
Drinks & Bites with New Times at Moonchine
Moonchine is highly underrated. Did you know that the Asian fusion restaurant hosts live concert series and promotes the local art scene? Now you do. Tonight at 9:30, New Times is having a little get-together and we're inviting all our friends (that's you!). Enjoy Moonchine drinks and bites and hang out with us for a good time. It's better than sitting at home with terrible Friday night TV on. Also, get the mango sticky rice. Thank us later.
Tribute to Tuscany at Serafina
Tonight kicks off an celebration of Italian harvest season with a tribute to Tuscany at Serafina at the Dream Hotel. The three-course dinner costs $50 per person and menu offerings include caciucco livornese, Tuscan version of bouillabaisse soup with seven varieties of shellfish, tomato broth and herbed crostini bread; Petto d'Anatra con Marmellata e Scarola, pan-roasted "Black Pig Farm" duck breast with apricot jam and herbs, served with escarole and walnuts and Serafina's signature tiramisu. The regional tribute dinners will run for one week each -- after Tuscany comes Piemonte.
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Now that Pincho Factory has finally opened its Coral Gables location, Pincho lovers can get their brunch on starting this Sunday from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. When you come in for brunch this Sunday, each adult will receive a complimentary mimosa with their meal. Brunch menu includes Pincho delicacies like Nutella waffles, red velvet pancakes, meaty cravings, eggs 'n things and much more.
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