This week, Jeremy Ford and Jose Mendin team up for a five-course dinner at Stubborn Seed, while New York City Italian sandwich shop Regina's Grocery celebrates its grand opening in Miami Beach. Plus, Fontainebleau Miami Beach's wine series Cellar 1954 continues at Strip Steak, and New Times' Sips n' Selfies returns.
Jeremy Ford and Jose Mendin Collaboration Dinner at Stubborn Seed
Jeremy Ford will team up with La Placita’s Jose Mendin for a one-night-only collaboration dinner at Ford's Stubborn Seed Tuesday evening. The chefs will create a never-before-seen five-course tasting menu merging their unique flavors. The menu has not yet been released. 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, at Stubborn Seed, 101 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 786-322-5211; stubbornseed.com. $110 per person. Call for reservations.
Sips n' Selfies at Sala'o Cuban Bar & Pescadería
Your favorite publication is having another party. It's time for New Times' recurring Sips n' Selfies, loaded with complimentary beverages and light bites for you, our fabulous reader. This time, the party will happen at Sala'o Cuban Bar & Pescadería in Little Havana. So if you've been slacking on trying the restaurant's authentic and wildly delicioso offerings, hang with New Times this hump day. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, at Sala'o Cuban Bar & Pescadería, 1642 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-642-8989; salaorestaurant.com. Admission is free; RSVP via eventbrite.com.
Grand Opening of Regina's Grocery in Miami Beach
Wednesday, the Italian sandwich shop Regina's Grocery will celebrate the grand opening of its first Florida location, at Urbanica the Meridian Hotel in South Beach. Regina’s serves meatball, eggplant, and chicken parm sandwiches. Customers can turn any signature sandwich into a salad, and all sandwiches are made fresh daily with locally sourced charcuterie and fresh bread from the Miami outpost of New York’s Sullivan Street Bakery. At the grand opening, expect complimentary signature Italian sandwiches, along with wine and beer. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, at Regina’s Grocery, 418 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach; 305-763-8934; reginasgrocery.com.
Cellar 1954 Wine Dinner at Stripsteak by Michael Mina
Continuing the Fontainebleau Miami Beach's wine series Cellar 1954, a multicourse dinner at Stripsteak by Michael Mina will offer pours by Jordan Vineyard & Winery. Highlights of the multicourse dinner include seafood tartines, aged duck breast, prime rib-eye, and goat cheese mousse with olive oil ice cream. Each plate will be paired with a different wine. 7 p.m. Thursday, August 29, at Stripsteak by Michael Mina, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4780; fontainebleau.com. Dinner costs $225.
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