Despite the fact that we are already half way through October, this month still has plenty of activities and foodie happenings to offer in the 305, like the ones below. Check them out and stay on top of your foodie agenda for the rest of this month!
Date: October 15th, 2015South Beach is going to get a little boozier when Total Wine & More opens tomorrow, October 15, at the Fifth & Alton shopping center (1139 Fifth St., Miami Beach). The Miami Beach mega-store offers 14,000 to 15,000 spirits and wines in a 19,105-square-foot space, and is the first South Florida Total Wine with a brewery district where you can fill 32-ounce and 64-ounce growlers with fresh, local beer.
Quality Meats and Alter Offer Prix Fixe Menus through October
Date: all month longJust because Miami Spice is over, it doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some prix fixe delights at some of Miami's top restaurants! Case in point: Quality Meats is extending their Miami Spice menu throughout the month of October for $39 per person during dinner. If you are looking for a great lunch deal, Alter is offering a pretty awesome three-course menu for $29 from Tuesday through Saturday.
Nikki Beach's Think Pink Brunch
Date: October 18th, 2015
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Nikki Beach will be hosting a special sunday brunch featuring three delicious pink cocktails, and a raffle with proceeds benefiting the Susan G Komen Foundation. Raffle tickets cost $4, and prizes include gift certificates from Equinox, Exhale Spa, Safar and an Estee Mila diamond encrusted Elephant charm bracelet.
Date: every NFL Sunday
Every NFL Sunday, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila will be hosting a Football Fiesta party! Opening its doors early, Football Fiesta will take place weekly from noon to 4 p.m., where guests can enjoy the regular menu along with speciality items added and drink specials. Dolphins fans will share the victory with a free shot of Tequila when their team scores a touchdown.
EDGE Steak & Bar celebrates Oktoberfeast
When: October 21st, 2015, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMOn October 21st, the terrace at EDGE Steak & Bar will transform into an outdoor beer garden for Oktoberfeast – a reception-style culinary event featuring local Miami breweries and bites from Chef Aaron Brooks. The interactive evening includes a tasting tour of some of Miami’s best local craft beers, unlimited pours, chef’s choice of complementing passed bites, and a Lechon Station - the signature dish that earned EDGE Brunch the recognition as one of the “Best Sunday Brunch Buffets in America,” by Travel + Leisure. Keeping true to the spirit of Oktoberfest, there will be a Sausage Station serving a selection of house made sausages, accompanied by sauerkraut and a Malted Barley Risotto. Price is $45 per person, and you can buy tickets here.
When: Submissions accepted through October 22nd
In honor of International Men's Day, Botran Rum is launching #TheBotranMan contest in South Florida in order to recognize and show appreciation for the men in our lives. Miamians will have the opportunity to nominate a deserving man who goes above and beyond for his family, his friends, and his community. The winner will receive the ultimate prize package inspired by global music icon, business mogul, and family man Emilio Estefan. For more info on the contest, visit Botran's Facebook page.