Things to Do in Miami Food and Drink December 2 Through December 5, 2019

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Holiday cocktails at the North Pole Beach Club

Holiday village on the bay

Come into the holiday season this week with a peppermint mojito, check out BaseCamp, and celebrate the energy and culture of Art Basel and Miami Art Week.

BaseCamp Art Basel preview

BaseCamp, a stunning arts and culture park in Little Haiti, features food, music, and cultural exhibits, as well as a celebration of Little Haiti’s history. BaseCamp’s grand opening is next week, but Wednesday through Sunday the public is invited to an art-focused preview of the space with special art installations, music, and food. Food and drink options include the Food Truck Commissary, with a menu developed by celebrity chef Todd English. In addition, La Santa Taqueria offers a selection of tacos and the Devia Juice Bar will serve fresh, cold-pressed juices made from organic fruits and vegetables, as well as açaí bowls and coffee. The Flamingo Bar and Agave Worm serve cocktails. 298 NE 61st St., Miami; Admission is free; some events require tickets.

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Santa would live this peppermint mojito.  - VILLAGE BAYFRONT

Santa would live this peppermint mojito.

Holiday village on the bay

North Pole Beach Club in the Bayfront Holiday Village

Enjoy a festive Christmas cocktail at the North Pole Beach Club in the Bayfront Holiday Village, a cocktail oasis with traditional drinks such as Irish coffee and Spike Eggnog, as well as new creations such as peppermint mojitos, mistletoe martinis and glacier iced tea! Enjoy daily happy hour specials from 4pm to 6pm, DJs and surprises. 4pm to 11pm daily at the North Pole Beach Club in the Bayfront Holiday Village, Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Admission is free.

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Havana comes to the grove.  - WITH KINDNESS FROM GLAS & VINE

Havana comes to the grove.

Courtesy Glass & Vine

Havana Night at Glass & Vine

Spend the night in Havana at Glass & Vine this Thursday, no passport required. Enjoy Cuban food for dinner, rum cocktails for USD 8 with Havana Club Añejo or Havana Club Classic and Concrete Beach Havana Night Lager for USD 5. There is also freshly rolled cigars, music and other variety. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at Glass & Vine, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove; 305-200-5268;

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HIve Wynwood - SWARM

Hive Wynwood Art Week

Hive Wynwood is where mixology, technology and the culinary arts come together for Miami Art Week. Sip sparkling wine at the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Garden, a beautifully landscaped area that features pop-up activities, sunset DJ sets, and Veuve Clicquot champagne. Discover edible artwork at the Hive Wynwood Culinary Pavilion and a sprawling food hall represented by some of Miami’s most beloved chefs and concepts. Dance the night away at Heineken House, where the deck becomes a four-day mega-club experience, and relax in Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stillhouse Lounge. Thursday, December 5th through Sunday, December 8th, at Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW Second Ave., Miami. Admission is free.

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The bar at Papi Steak.

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Papi Steak x Alec Monopoly Dinner

Street artist Alec Monopoly will team up with David Grutman and David “Papi” Einhorn for a special plate preview dinner at Papi Steak this Thursday. Guests enjoy a four-course menu with Louis XIII by Rémy Martin and dishes such as monop potato, a double mashed potato with crème fraîche and osetra caviar, served on a limited-edition plate designed by the artist that guests can take away At home. The complete record set will be offered for sale at a later date. 6 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at Papi Steak, 736 First St., Miami Beach; 305-800-7274; Dinner is $ 500 plus tax and tip per guest; $ 100 of each ticket goes to Style Saves.

Aim2Melo Culinary Art Exhibition

This Thursday evening, Aim2Melo presents a culinary art exhibition with exotic tastings, cocktails, signature aphrodisiac champagne and art. The evening is a collaboration between vegan chef Aims and pescatarian chef Melo and includes food from both chefs, art and music. 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at Film Studios Miami, 4151 NW Second Ave., Miami. Tickets are $ 40 on and $ 50 at the box office.

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