Food News

News Cafe and Area 31 Return; Two More New Year's Eve Options

Remodeling is finished, and the iconic News Cafe on Ocean Drive has returned to serving informal fare 24/7.

The water supply at downtown Miami's Epic Hotel has been cleared and Area 31 is back in biz -- with seatings left for New Year's Eve: Cocktail reception, five-course meal, champagne toast, and an individual candy box with truffles and Lapsong Suchong Tea candies. $150 pp.

Two More NYE Deals
Still don't have plans for New Year's Eve? How's this for a plan: Top your list of resolutions for 2010 with the words Do not procrastinate! Here are a couple of more deals still available:

The Cape Cod Room at The Bath Club will be offering a champagne

cocktail upon arrival, and the regular a la carte menu -- along with a

few dinner specials for the occasion. The restaurant will be open for

dinner from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. -- leaving time to scoot somewhere

by midnight.

The Cape Cod Room at The Bath Club is located at: 5937 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-864-1262.

Red the Steakhouse will

be hosting a rooftop party 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with open premium

bar, appetizers, desserts, late night snacks, a DJ, fireworks, and all

other visuals that come with the rooftop vista. $99, or $50 with dinner

at Red.

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