Best Things to Do in Miami: Food and Drink Events This Weekend March 26-28, 2021
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This weekend treat yourself to a 17-course Omakase brunch experience in Sushi by Bou or with a plant-based burger in the Lucky You Popup in the Icebox Cafe. There are also Passover Seder take-away dinners at Kush Hialeah and Michelle Bernstein Catering, as well as Makoto Bal Harbor’s 10-year anniversary menu.
The dining room of the Icebox Cafe.
Photo by Juan Fernando
Plant-based burgers in the Icebox Cafe
Icebox Cafe and Lucky You Burger have teamed up to serve plant-based burgers, fries, and sandwiches through Sunday. The Los Angeles-born Lucky You Burger popup marks the concept’s first visit to Miami. Grab a bite from the limited time menu at Hallandale Beach by Icebox Cafe. The highlights of the menu include a classic single or double Impossible burger with grilled onions, tomatoes and “lucky sauce”. the barbecue jackfruit cheeseburger with grilled jackfruit, barbecue sauce and vegan cheese; and loaded fries with grilled onions ($ 3.25 to $ 9). Noon to 9 p.m. through Sunday, March 28, at the Icebox Cafe, 219 NE Third St., Hallandale Beach; 754-777-7255; iceboxcafe.com.
Sushi by Bou opens for brunch.
Photo courtesy of Sushi by Bou
Bou-gie weekend brunch at Sushi by Bou
Sushi by Bou is located in the Gianni Versace Suite in the former Versace Mansion and from this Saturday offers a private “Bou-Gie” brunch experience. Up to eight guests can indulge in 17 courses of a variety of brunch-inspired cocktails (USD 125 per person). Those interested in sake can try the sake machine, where guests can try a glass with three different sakes. Sake selection is also available by the glass or bottle. Reservations must be made online on OpenTable and paid for in full at the time of booking. Seats are released one month in advance. Seating from Saturday lunchtime and Sunday lunchtime at Sushi by Bou, 1116 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-922-9195; sushibybou.com.
Potato atkes and more for your Passover seder table.
Photo courtesy of Bill Hansen Catering
Order your Passover Seder To-Go in Miami
Passover begins on Saturday at sunset. Families traditionally gather at the dining table to celebrate the first Seder night. In Miami, chefs offer take-away dishes filled with all kinds of goodness – from latkes and briskets to chicken and side dishes. Participating spots include Kush Hialeah, Michelle Bernstein Catering, and TooJay’s. Check out the listing here (and note that prices do not include taxes, tips, or shipping costs unless otherwise stated). Most meals are pre-cooked and need to be reheated. Pay careful attention to individual order deadlines and pick-up or delivery instructions.
Makoto celebrates ten years.
Photo by Laurie Satran
Ten year anniversary menu in Makoto Bal harbor
Starting Sunday, Makoto Bal Harbor will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a time-limited menu that will be available until Tuesday, March 30th. Highlights include fire and ice oysters, spicy tuna crispy rice, wagyu fried rice, and miso sea bass ($ 100 per person). . The menu requires a minimum of two guests. Sunday, March 28, 11:30 am to 11:00 pm; Sunday, March 28 through Tuesday, March 30, at Makoto Bal Harbor, 9700 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-864-8600; makoto-restaurant.com.
The 305 menu is available through April 17th.
Photo courtesy Eating House
305 menu at Eating House Miami
Through April 17, Eating House’s 305 tasting menu in Coral Gables is on sale at $ 45 per person. The highlights include croquetas with bacon jam, sofrito crema and papitas. Havana hot chicken; crispy pork belly with rice porridge risotto; and Café con Leche pancakes with vanilla butter and Maria biscuits. Until April 17th at Eating House, 804 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-448-6524; eathousemiami.com.
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Clarissa Buch is a reporter and food critic who has covered Miami for more than half a decade. Her work focuses on food and culture (and food culture).