Happy Friday, Miami. This weekend is Father's Day, which means a medley of restaurants across town will host brunches, dinners, and other deals for dad. While celebrating your old man, enjoy a rosé brunch party at Tap 42 and a sampling of Talde's new Chinese-inspired menu items.
Download Postmates to Get Free Chicken Wings and Beer
Order food Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18
Help your pop keep his dad bod in check with an exclusive Postmates offer available now through Sunday. The food app will deliver free chicken wings and beer to new users and their dads across Miami-Dade. To qualify, download the Postmates app and add any order of chicken wings and/or beer to your cart from your restaurant of choice. Before checkout, use the code "DadRocks" for the promotion. New users can download the app here.
Father’s Day Weekend: Havana Nights at Concrete Beach Brewery
7 p.m. Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18; free
What would your dad enjoy more than sipping a cold beer between puffs of a fine cigar? How about chowing down on Cuban food and playing a few games of dominoes? To commemorate the launch of Concrete Beach's Havana Lager can distribution, the brewery will debut a monthly party including your favorite Cuban pastimes. The first Havana Nights will offer a live salsa band. Saturday brings a cigar pop-up shop, and Sunday gets dad's boo in the picture with free salsa lessons. In true Cuban fashion, be prepared to talk shit and wile away the hours on Caribbean time.
Rosé Brunch Party at Tap 42 Fort Lauderdale
11 a.m. Saturday, June 17; $5 for a glass of frozé
Kick off summer with the launch of Tap 42 Fort Lauderdale’s house-made frozen rosé drink during a rosé brunch party Saturday. Customers will sip $5 frozen rosé infused with organic juice, as well as Meomi rosé. Live music and brunch dishes will be available.
Talde's Revamped Dinner Menu Has Chinese Inspiration
Every day during dinner service
In May, Dale Talde's Mid-Beach restaurant refreshed its Asian-American menu to include a stronger focus on classic Chinese-driven dishes. Though Talde's menu update isn't comparable to one of his full-blown shindigs, its clash of sweet and savory flavors is a party for the palate. Keep an eye out for the heirloom tomato salad, in which blueberries and black vinegar add a fresh spin on an otherwise traditional plate. It's a lighter alternative to many of Talde's offerings and is a fitting way to introduce the restaurant's sauce-based entrées. With the menu revamp, the restaurant now offers a version of General Tso's chicken, aptly named General Talde’s chicken ($24), mixed with vibrant-green broccoli florets and offering a sharp, spicy flavor. For something milder, opt for the walnut shrimp ($26). The dish contains a generous helping of the crustacean doused in a creamy coconut sauce and blended with twice-cooked long beans, thin orange slices, and walnuts. The nuts add a pleasant smoky tang to the sweet liquid base of the shrimp.
Father's Day BBQ at the Freehand Miami
2 p.m. Sunday, June 18; free
Father's Day means the freedom to do man stuff. Like drink whiskey. Like cook a pig in a pit after injecting that pig with whiskey. Like drinking whiskey while eating whiskey from a juicy, slow-roasted pig. Even if your dad isn't Ron Swanson, he's sure to appreciate the Father's Day BBQ at the Freehand Hotel, offering chef Jimmy Lebron's menu of Johnny Walker-inspired fare to celebrate fatherhood. Because if you really want dad to know you love him, don't use words; use whiskey.
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Father's Day Weekend: Pups & Pints at Concrete Beach Brewery
Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 18
Concrete Beach will host a human and canine brunch to support Paws 4 You Rescue. Expect food, music, and the launch of Concrete Beach's Havana Lager cans.
Father's Day Brunch, Dinner, and Deals at Various Locations
All day Sunday, June 18
It's time repay Pops for teaching you how to drive, endlessly tossing a ball, and forking over untold amounts of cash. Instead of buying him a tie, take him for a steak or bond over a bourbon flight. From a pig roast with Cuban cigars to a buffet with a water view, here are the best ways to celebrate Dad.