This week, Etaru launches a weeklong prix-fixe menu; Broken Shaker hosts Tiki-la Tuesday, featuring cocktails made with Patrón tequila; the Wynwood Yard continues its series of cooking classes with chef Julie Frans; and Novecento Brickell offers weekday brunch.
Seven Days of Ice at Etaru. Cool down at Etaru during the restaurant's weeklong promotion, complete with frozen desserts and highball pairings. Created by corporate executive chef Luca Spiga, the menu includes sashimi selections, sweet potato tempura, grilled tiger prawns, beef short rib, and a rice hot pot with Japanese mushrooms, along with a chef's dessert platter to share. Priced at $75 per person (minimum of two people), the menu is available during dinner until 10:30 nightly. Offered through Sunday, August 19, at Etaru, 111 S. Surf Rd., Hallandale Beach; 954-271-3222; etarurestaurant.us.
Tiki-la Tuesday at Broken Shaker. This Tuesday, sip tropical-inspired cocktails during Broken Shaker's Patrón-sponsored event. A lineup of limited-edition tequila tiki cocktails will be available throughout the evening. 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, at Broken Shaker, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; freehandhotels.com.
Make Tropical Snapper Ceviche With Julie Frans at the Wynwood Yard. Chef Julie Frans will continue the Wynwood Yard's series of cooking class, Right on Target, this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Frans, the venue's director of culinary operations, will teach attendees how to make a number of summer-inspired dishes, including watermelon gazpacho with lump crab, basil oil, and toasted pepitas, as well as grilled carrots over quinoa with herb chimichurri and feta. Partially funded by Target Foundation, the cooking class will donate proceeds to the Miami-based Wellness in the Schools, which is committed to ending childhood obesity through nutrition and fitness education. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, at the Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St., Miami; thewynwoodyard.com. Admission costs $50 via eventbrite.com.
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Rum Around the Clock at the Wharf. Thursday, the Wharf will host Rum Around the Clock, during which more than 150 kinds of rum will be priced based on the time. For example, rum ordered at 5:15 p.m. will cost $5.15. The event will also offer rum-inspired food, such as rum cake by chef Adrianne Calvo, rum-infused doughnuts from Mojo Donuts, and a rum seafood dish by OG Ceviche. Other activities include a cigar lounge, a rum cocktail competition, and Polynesian fire-knife dancers. 5 p.m. Thursday, August 16, at the Wharf, 114 SW North River Dr., Miami; eventbrite.com. Admission is free. Food and drink are pay as you go.
Daily Brunch at Novecento Brickell. The Argentine restaurant Novecento has rolled out a new brunch menu, available all week at the Brickell location. Items include kale Benedict topped with tangy house-made yogurt hollandaise; salmon toast, which smears smoked eggplant aioli on a slice of Sullivan Street bread with strips of smoked salmon; and the Croque 900, a croissant topped with ham, fried eggs, mozzarella, and béchamel. Recently added sweet items include French toast Argentino, in which slices of brioche are garnished with condensed milk, dulce de leche, and whipped cream; and bacon pancakes, where a stack of three buttermilk flapjacks are topped with candied bacon shards and bacon-infused maple syrup. 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Novecento Brickell, 1414 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-403-0900; novecento.com. Brunch is limited to Saturday and Sunday at Novecento Aventura.