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Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Labor Day 2018

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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 Burgerstruck, Pi by Half Moon Empanadas, Mr. Q, and World Famous House of Mac. For an extra $5, gain admission to the Rubell Family Collection across the street. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, at the Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St., Miami; Tickets cost $25 via
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Labor Day Weekend Specials at 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.
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Labor Day Weekend Specials at Biscayne Bay Brewing. This Friday and Saturday, the brewery will offer half off growler fills from 3 to 7 p.m. Plus, Siren's Saison six-packs will be available for half off — only $5 — or get a case for $18. Sunday, sip $7.50 pitchers or enjoy ten wings and a pitcher for $15. The special will run through the UM vs. LSU game. The brewery will be closed Monday, September 3. 8000 NW 25th St., Miami; 305-381-5718;
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Beer Specials at 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;
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Lucky cat and cocktails.
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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) to caramel chicken wings ($12) and a soulful bowl of beef pho served from midnight to closing. 7100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-602-3710; Lounge open Thursday through Saturday 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Late-night happy hour 10 p.m. to midnight.
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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; Admission is free.
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Tap 42 and Funky Buddha Collab at Various Locations. Tap 42 has launched, 42 Hazy Daze, a new beer with Funky Buddha Brewing. The beer boasts an earthy aroma with a bright citrus flavor. Pours ($7 each) are a valuable at all Tap 42 locations in South Florida. Various locations;
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Labor Day Barbecue Menu at 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;
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Rhythm & Rum at the 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;
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