Happy Labor Day, Miami. This weekend, enjoy specials at Biscayne Bay Brewing, Lolo's Surf Cantina, and the 1 Hotel South Beach. Plus, Phuc Yea's late-night tiki bar is now open, the Anderson will host a barbecue with grilled meat from Proper Sausages, and Malibu Farm will offer a three-course Labor Day menu.
Taste of the Yard at the Wynwood Yard. Sample the best from the Wynwood Yard's food trucks with a $25 ticket to Taste of the Yard. Every Friday, you can savor items from
Ariete. In Coconut Grove, enjoy an all night happy hour on Sunday with 25 percent off the whole bar, and an all day happy hour on Monday with $2 fritas and $10 burgers and Philly cheesesteaks. Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3, at Ariete, 3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove; 305-640-5862.
Biscayne Bay Brewing. This Friday and Saturday, the brewery will offer half off growler
Lolo's Surf Cantina. Saturday through Monday, Lolo’s Surf Cantina in South Beach will offer special all-day pricing on American beers. Sip Bud Light, MIA Weiss, La Rubia, and Funky Buddha Hop Gun for $6. Expect $10 specials on Jack Daniel's too. 161 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-735-6973; loloscantina.com.
Madame Phuong Lounge Opens at Phuc Yea. Miami's MiMo District has gotten its own weekend tiki lair with the opening of Madame Phuong Cocktail + Den. The bar, open Thursday through Saturday inside Phuc Yea, offers tiki cocktails, light bites, and music. Drinks ($14 each) include the Phuc It, Just Drink Me (made with toasted-coconut Havana Club rum and Giffard pineapple) and the Tear of a Tiger's Eye (Jack Daniel's rye, Suntory Toki, house-made orgeat, lemon, and tiki bitters). Bites range from piquant Buffalo oyster bites ($12) and P.Y. noodles ($10
All Play No Labor BBQ at the Anderson. Sunday, celebrate the three-day weekend at the Anderson's
Labor Day cookout. Enjoy a Caribbean-style barbecue with Proper Sausages and a special menu crafted by chef Jimmy Lebron of the Freehand's 27 Restaurant & Bar. Expect pan con lechón, Haitian-style wings, and a variety of sausages and sides, paired with cocktails and live music. 5 p.m. Sunday, September 2, at the Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami; 305-757-3368; theandersonmiami.com. Admission is free.
Malibu Farm. On Labor Day, visit Malibu Farm during lunch or dinner for a three-course barbecue meal paired with an eight-ounce draft beer from Biscayne Bay Brewing. For $45 per person, dig into the burrata and fruit with pomegranate, sesame seed brittle, and maple balsamic, followed by slow-cooked pork and brisket and smoked chicken thighs. Sides include couscous mac 'n' cheese and charred corn-and-broccoli mash. Top off the meal with a chef-selected dessert. The restaurant will also roll out a cart stocked with $3 oysters served with mignonette and cocktail sauce. Noon to 10 p.m. Monday, September 3, at Malibu Farm, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-5579; malibufarmmiamibeach.com.
1 Hotel South Beach. Monday, join Appleton Rum for a rooftop party offering specialty rum cocktails, complimentary hair braiding, and reggae music. Special guest bartenders Michael Albuerne and Krysten Legorburo from Ariete will join in on the fun. The party is 21-and-over and open to the public. RSVP to [email protected]. 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, September 3, at the 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-1000; 1hotels.com.