This week, Adrianne Calvo's food truck concept, Cracked by Chef Adrianne, opens a permanent brick-and-mortar in South Miami, and the Salty Donut unveils a limited-edition back-to-school doughnut. Plus, bartenders from Broken Shaker and Kyu team up for a late-night bar event offering tiki cocktails and free food.
Back-to-School Doughnut at the Salty Donut
Swing by the Salty Donut's Wynwood or South Miami location for a limited-edition collector's lunchbox ($15) to celebrate back-to-school week. With every lunchbox purchase, customers receive a free mini blueberry Pop-Tarts doughnut, which includes 24-hour mini brioche dough filled with blueberry jam and topped with fresh blueberry glaze and a homemade mini blueberry pop tart. The special will also be available via UberEats. Tuesday, August 20, through Friday, August 23, at the Salty Donut, various locations; saltydonut.com.
Cracked Opens in South Miami
Tuesday, Adrianne Calvo's food truck concept, Cracked by Chef Adrianne, will get a permanent spot when the chef opens a restaurant by the same name at the former No Name Chinese space in South Miami. Cracked will offer table service and a menu that expands upon the food truck's lineup. The menu is still being finalized, but expect her fried chicken sandwiches, truffled pepperoni pizza fries, and off-the-cob elote. In addition, Calvo will add a touch of her eponymous Kendall fine-dining restaurant to South Miami via a sangria of the week, a roasted Bell & Evans chicken, a hanger steak, sharable vegetable dishes, and an appetizer selection. Prices will range from $9 to $33. 7400 SW 57th Ct., South Miami; igotcracked.com.
Rooftop Movie Night at No. 3 Social
This Tuesday, No. 3 Social will debut a rooftop movie night showing classic hits such as Pulp Fiction, Selena, and Coming to America. Screenings are complimentary, and food and drinks are pay-as-you-go. Purchase a dinner box — including a sandwich, salad, and cocktail pitcher for two or two mini champagne bottles — for $40. An à la carte snacks and cocktail menu is also available. Seating is first-come, first-served. This Tuesday's screening of Coming to America will begin at sundown. 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, at No. 3 Social, 50 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-395-5811; no3social.com.
Make It a Double With Broken Shaker at Kyu
Wednesday night, Richard Mehia and Mike Dumapias of Broken Shaker at the Freehand will merge their bartending flair with that of Kyu’s Ilan Chartor and the Kyu bar team. The tiki-themed drink menu will offer both teams’ creative spins on island-inspired classics, such as the zombie, mai tai, and jungle bird ($10 and up). Served from 10:15 to 11:15 p.m., complimentary bites by Kyu's chef Raheem Sealey will include Korean fried chicken, crispy kale, and caramel shichimi popcorn. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the local nonprofit Debris Free Oceans. Guests can also participate in a raffle whose prizes include dinners from Kyu and select spirits and whose donations will support beach, reef, and ocean conservancy. 10 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, at Kyu, 251 NW 25th St., Miami; 786-577-0150; kyurestaurants.com.
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Oysters and Rosé and BLT Prime
National Oyster Day was August 5, but BLT Prime has extended its promotion through the end of the month. Visit the restaurant for a half-dozen oysters and a glass of Caprice de Clementine rosé for $20. BLT Prime at Trump National Doral Miami, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral; 305-591-6606; bltrestaurants.com.