Things to Do in Miami Food Events August 14 Through August 16, 2020


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This weekend, enjoy seafood specialties in Chef Michael Beltran’s Navé and sip rum cocktails in 1-800-Lucky. Also, Cafe La Trova is hosting its first outdoor pop-up, and Frice Cream opens in the Citadel with a measuring spoon for $ 1.

Summer fish specialties at Navé.EXPAND

Summer fish specialties at Navé.

Photo courtesy of Navé

Weekend seafood hut menu at Navé

Michael Beltran and Justin Flits Coconut Grove Restaurant Navé serve seafood specialties every Friday through Sunday for a limited time during the summer. Highlights include a daily selection of oysters; fried mussels with pepperoncini, fennel pollen and tartar sauce; Lobster rolls with Meyer lemon aioli and dill; and smoked fish dip ($ 6 to $ 18). Items are available to eat or to take away. Fridays from 5pm to 10pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 10pm at Navé, 3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove; 786-615-3747;

In the citadel.

In the citadel.

Photo by Daniella Mía

Frice Cream Grand Opening in the Citadel

The wholesale Frice Cream ice cream maker opens in the Citadel this weekend. Use $ 1 on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to celebrate the debut. Flavors include lime pie, cookie dough, and passion fruit. Saturday, August 15, 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Citadel, 8300 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-908-3849;

More photos of Cafe La Trova can be found here.

La Terraza de La Trova

This Saturday, take part in Café La Trova’s first outdoor pop-up, La Terraza de La Trova. Join the staff at Julio Cabrera and Michelle Bernstein for an evening of parilla and paella specials, as well as 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, August 15, 6 to 10 p.m., at Cafe La Trova, 971 SW Eighth St., Miami; 786-615-4379;

Have rum cocktails at 1-800-Lucky.EXPAND

Have rum cocktails at 1-800-Lucky.

Photo courtesy 1-800-Lucky

National Rum Day at 1-800-Lucky

This Sunday, Wynwoods 1-800-Lucky is celebrating National Rum Day with a Jamaican, socially distant party. From 6pm to 10pm, enjoy reggae and roots music paired with $ 10 worth of Appleton rum cocktails, and pay homage to Appleton Estate, one of the oldest and most famous sugar cane settlements in Jamaica. The drink special is honored for the same price to take away and served in a “Lucky Cat” bag to take away. Sunday, August 16, 6 to 10 p.m., 1-800-Lucky, 143 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-768-9826;

Order fried chicken from Clucked Up!EXPAND

Order fried chicken from Clucked Up!

Photo courtesy Eating House

Pop-up restaurants only with delivery in the Eating House

Chef / owner Giorgio Rapicavoli has launched two new virtual restaurant concepts, both based in the kitchen of Eating House in Coral Gables. The delivery-only concepts offer burger and fried chicken specialties exclusively through Postmates. Bud’s Burgers brings a dozen cleverly named menu items, including the “Shake Your Honey Maker,” which is topped with white cheddar, candied bacon, honey barbecue sauce, and crispy onions. the “Bohemian radish”, garnished with cucumber, pickled carrots, hoisin sauce, radishes, coleslaw and coriander; and the “Bruschetta Bout It” with burrata, tomato sauce, garlic butter, basil and balsamic glaze. Sides include seasoned french fries, seasoned tater tots, and french fries with black truffles. The other concept, “Clucked Up!” offers a variety of dry rubbed buttermilk or Nashville fried chicken dishes, including wings, sandwiches, chicken, and waffles, as well as two family-style options that feed four people. Order delivery for Bud’s Burgers and Clucked Up through Postmates.

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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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