Out to Brunch

New Times' Out to Brunch 2019 Takes Over the Design District

Out to Brunch is set to take over the Design District.
Out to Brunch is set to take over the Design District. Miami New Times
click to enlarge Out to Brunch is set to take over the Design District. - MIAMI NEW TIMES
Out to Brunch is set to take over the Design District.
Miami New Times
On Saturday, April 13, New Times' Out to Brunch moves to its new Design District home for an afternoon of food, music, and day-drinking.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jungle Plaza will transform into a swanky soiree filled with free-flowing mimosas, a bloody mary bar, and delicious food.

Quench your thirst at 13 stations serving beverages such as wine by Riboli Family Estates and Papi Wines, cocktails, frosé, sangria, and rosé beer. 

Spice up your life at the bloody mary bar, make your own cocktail, or sashay over to the champagne station for bubbles by Veuve Clicquot.

Feeling wild? Take a picture with one of Jungle Island's resident creatures. You can also snap a selfie in the 180-degree photo booth, watch the pros in action at Oliva cigar-rolling stations, or simply relax to the smooth sounds of saxophonist Will Canton.

Of course, no brunch is complete without food. Chow down on brunch items from Miami favorites such as 305 Peruvian, 3rd Heritage Kitchen, 7 Spices, Astra Miami, Batch Gastropub Miami, Buenos Aires Bakery & Cafe, Circus Eats, Copper Blues, Doggi's Arepa Bar, El Gallito Pinto, El Palacio de los Jugos, Giardino Gourmet Salads, Glass & Vine, Growler USA Wynwood, Isabelle's Grill Room & Garden, Jungle Island, Latin House Grill, the Local House, Mojo Donuts, Palat, Root & Bone, San Bernardo Ice Cream, Sette Osteria, Stiltsville Fish Bar, Sweet Melody Ice Cream, and Verde.

VIP ticketholders can also enjoy food from Corsair Kitchen & Bar, the Rusty Pelican, San Bernardo Ice Cream, Shula's 2, and Tanuki.

General-admission tickets cost $50 and include noon entry, unlimited brunch food samples, and unlimited brunch drink samples from sponsor bars. Gather some friends and purchase a special Brunch Bunch four-pack for $150 — that's $37.50 a ticket. Tickets at the door will cost $60 if they're not sold out.

VIP tickets cost $70 and include entry at 11 a.m. for an additional hour of brunching and access to the VIP lounge, offering bites by exclusive restaurants. VIP ticketholders also have access to all the general-admission food and drinks. A VIP Brunch Bunch four-pack costs $210 — $52.50 a ticket. Tickets at the door will cost $80 if they're still available.

A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Special Olympics Florida. Purchase tickets for this 21-and-over event through ticketfly.com.

New Times' Out to Brunch. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in Jungle Plaza, 3801 NE First Ave., Miami; newtimesouttobrunch.com. Tickets cost $37.50 to $70 via ticketfly.com.
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
Contact: Laine Doss