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Miami Food Events This Weekend: Ventanita Empanadas, Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy, and Sundays at the Rancho

An Edgar Allan Poe speakeasy event comes to Miami this weekend.
An Edgar Allan Poe speakeasy event comes to Miami this weekend. Rock Star Beer photo
This weekend's food and drink events in Miami include ventanita empanadas in Little Haiti, an Edgar Allan Poe speakeasy, a new brunch menu from Beaker & Gray, and the return of Sundays at the Rancho.

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Empanadas from Half Moon Empanadas
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Little Haiti Store Grand Opening Event

Half Moon Empanadas is opening a ventanita store in Little Haiti. To celebrate its grand opening, guests can get free empanadas during the event, which will feature other giveaways. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at 5201 NW Second Ave., Miami. Register via
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The event features four macabre cocktails.
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Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy

The Raven Experience is a pop-up speakeasy dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe's stories. The event will feature four of his most famous stories and a mixologist who will transform the stories into four cocktails, including a "Twisted Brandy Punch." 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Coral Gables Historic Theater, 1001 E. Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; $45 per person via
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New brunch dishes
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Beaker & Gray's New Brunch Menu

The new weekend brunch will launch six dishes, including the Cuban breakfast, "lox-ster" roll, crispy rice, and vaca frita. Guests can opt for two-hour bottomless sparkling wine, mimosas, or watermelon mimosas. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2637 N. Miami Ave., Miami; Reservations via
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An exclusive invite to Chef Patel's family farm
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Sundays at the Rancho

For anyone who didn't get tickets to the sold-out event in February, chef Niven Patel continues his intimate farm-to-table experience at Rancho Patel. The experience includes a welcome cocktail and bites as the items are harvested for the three-course dinner paired with wine. 4 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at 16800 SW 296th St., Homestead. Dinner costs $250 per person via
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