Things to Do in Miami: Food and Drink Events January 29-31, 2021
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This weekend, take your furry friend to CityPlace Doral, sip the new American-style Tripping Animals charity camp, and help clean up the beach (there are drinks available for adults). Plus, enjoy a new brunch at Aventura and enjoy your juice at Sunset Harbor.
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Adopt, dine and relax at CityPlace Doral
Take Your Puppy Out This Weekend! In partnership with Miami-Dade County Animal Services, CityPlace Doral’s Adoption, Shop and Relaxation event offers guests the chance to adopt a pet, enjoy the start of CityPlace Doral’s dog park, and visit pet-friendly providers. While you’re at it, check out any of the area restaurants including Carrot Express, Novecento, Tap 42, and more than a dozen others. Proceeds from the event will benefit Miami-Dade County Animal Services. Saturday, January 30th, 1pm at CityPlace Doral, 8300 NW 36th St., Doral; cityplacedoral.com/events.
Salmon Eggs Benedict in the Reunion Ktchn Bar.
Photo courtesy of Reunion Ktchn Bar / Brustman Carrino PR
Reunion Ktchn Bar starts weekend brunch
The Reunion Ktchn Bar in Aventura has a weekend brunch with a range of global shared dishes, including honey saganaki cheese with pistachio crumbs, smoked salmon eggs benedict, Haas avocado toast on a French baguette, and a grilled raclette cheese croissant. Add bottomless mimosa or sparkling wine for an additional $ 35 per person. 18167 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura; 305-931-7401; reunionkb.com. The brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pure Green opens in Miami Beach.
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Pure green opens up in Sunset Harbor
Cold-pressed juice retailer Pure Green has opened a location in Miami Beach. Founded in 2014 in New York City, the juice store opened its Sunset Harbor store as part of a nationwide expansion of 50 stores. Check out items like the Pure Green Immunity Shot, which is filled with two ounces of raw ginger and lemon. or the mocha cold brew smoothie made from cold brew coffee and raw cocoa. 1915 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-763-8585; puregreen.com; Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For every Better Me warehouse sale, Tripping Animals Brewing donates $ 1 to the Better Me movement.
Stumbling animals brew partners with the Better Me movement to host weekend events
Those who want to exercise, drink beer, do something good for the oceans and otherwise have fun should check out Tripping Animals Brewing this weekend. As part of their effort to be part of the community, Doral Brewery partnered with Miami-based Better Me Movement, a fitness training outfit also dedicated to solving the biggest threats to the oceans. and the local artist Max Guevara to create a weekend full of art, movement and fun. Activities include an educational station that explains more about Better Me Movement and shares material on marine pollution, as well as a DJ set that starts at 8 p.m. On Sunday, the event will continue with a Better Me Movement boot camp at 11 a.m., followed by games on the exhibition grounds and a closing speech by a special guest who has yet to be announced. The event will also introduce a new beer, Better Me, which is the collaboration between the Better Me Movement brewery and the artist. Saturday, January 30th 6:00 pm and Sunday, January 31st, 11:00 am, Tripping Animals Brewing, 2685 NW 105th Ave., Doral; 305-646-1339; trippinganimals.com. The brewery donates $ 1 for every Better Me beer sale to Better Me Movement’s ocean effort.
Environmentalists say single-use plastics pollute the oceans and harm ecosystems.
Miami Beach cleaning up with Volley Tequila Seltzer
Come out on Sunday and show Mother Nature a little love. Volley tequila seltzer, in collaboration with the non-profit organization Leave No Trace, invites you to help clean up the beach this weekend. Volley provides all hygiene supplies including garbage bags, gloves, masks, and garbage collectors. There will be loot too, including a free ice cold whistle volley and packs of four to take away. Sunday, January 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Beach Entrance on Fifth Street and Ocean Drive in Miami Beach. Log in to drinkvolley.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).