Best Things to Do in Miami: Food Events September 4 Through September 6, 2020


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This weekend, Sullivan Street Bakery Miami is hosting a wholesale of bread, pizza, and pastries, plus fresh vegetables, juices, and coffee. Plus: R House’s drag brunch returns and Broken Shaker kicks off a night of food and natural wine.

Broken shaker

Broken shaker

Photo by Adrian Gaut

Raw Bar and Wine Night in the Broken Shaker

This Friday, Broken Shaker will kick off the long weekend with Raw Bar and Wine Night, a new weekly event with food and drink pairings. Highlights include oysters, ceviche, local smoked fish dip, and crispy calamari, paired with four rotating natural wine options. Seats are limited to meet social distancing guidelines. Reservations can be made through OpenTable. Begins at 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 4, at Broken Shaker, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 786-476-7020;

Head to Sullivan Street for a cake sale.EXPAND

Head to Sullivan Street for a cake sale.

Photo courtesy Sullivan Street Bakery Miami

Sullivan Street Bakery Miami Bake Sale

Like all companies serving the restaurant industry, Sullivan Street Bakery Miami had to get creative during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, they started doing weekend bakery sales at their large bakery in Little Haiti. Visit a variety of baked goods this weekend, including different types of bread (focaccia, brioche, six grains with honey, country wheat sourdough), pizza (pomodoro, onion and bianca) and pastries (canotto, olive oil cake, gemmina biscuits). Great Circle Coffee will serve hot coffee and cold brew on-site, and 305 Squeezed offers cold-pressed juices. Also expect a product tent with farm-fresh vegetables! 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 5550 NE Fourth Ave., Miami; 305-751-1144;

More photos of Cafe La Trova can be found here.

La Terraza de La Trova

Café La Trova’s outdoor pop-up, La Terraza de La Trova, returns on Saturday – this time with food from Sweet Liberty. In addition to a handful of signature Sweet Liberty dishes, expect a daiquiri truck and live music. All drink and meal cards can be purchased on-site for $ 10 each. No reservations are required to participate. Cigars and T-shirts can also be bought. Saturday, September 5, 6 to 10 p.m. at Cafe La Trova, 971 SW Eighth St., Miami; 786-615-4379;

Enjoy $ 1 oysters at Phuc Yea.

Enjoy $ 1 oysters at Phuc Yea.

Photo courtesy Phuc Yea

Oyster brunch at Phuc Yea

When summer comes to an end, celebrate the last few days with an oyster brunch at Phuc Yea. Partake of $ 1 worth of oysters paired with a range of refreshing cocktails. Then head outside to Phuc Yea’s Lantern Garden for a few more drinks outside – socially distant, of course. Sunday, September 6, at Phuc Yea, 7100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-602-3710;

R House's drag brunch is back.

R House’s drag brunch is back.

Photo courtesy R House

Drag brunch returns to R House

The popular weekend drag brunch at Wynwood Restaurant R House is back! Enjoy unlimited small plates brought to your table and constantly refilled, as well as a selection of hearty entrees including French toast with cinnamon, rock truffle steak and eggs. Packages start at $ 45 and include a main course and unlimited side dishes. You can opt for a Boozier option for $ 65 per person that adds bottomless mimosas, sweet white wine sangria, or mojitos. While you dine, watch live drag performances every 15 minutes. The show has three seats on the weekend: Saturdays at 1 p.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the R House; 2727 NW Second Ave., Miami; 305-576-020; Tickets cost $ 45 to $ 65.

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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).

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