Things to Do: Miami Food and Drink Events May 31 Through June 2

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Drink Miami Hostel returns on Saturday.

Alex Markov

This weekend, drink around the world at the fourth annual Drink Miami Hostel, complete with tastings of more than 50 different liquor brands. Lure Fishbar is also introducing the From SoHo to SoBe pop-up menu, which features a selection of popular dishes from Lure’s flagship New York City location.

In addition, Byblos is hosting an exclusive brunch with TV presenter Kiko Saurez, Spillover’s In-Cider Fest is returning to Coconut Grove and Beat Culture Brewery will raise money for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital with beer and food from chef Giorgio Rapicavoli.

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Tacos and more at Caja Caliente.  - HOT BOX

Tacos and more at Caja Caliente.

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Getty in the gables of the Caja Caliente. Friday night, Caja Caliente will host the “Getty in the Gables” pop-up collaboration series at Coral Gables with Chef Louie Estrada, who owns My Cuban Spot, a traditional Cuban restaurant in Brooklyn. Together with Caja Calientes owner / cook Monica Leon, the two will prepare various dishes, including Cuban sandwiches and arroz con pollo. The event is public and features live music. Plus, enjoy happy hour specials, including pale ale from Biscayne Bay Brewing for $ 5 and Leon’s mother’s sangria for $ 5. 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, Caja Caliente, 808 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 786-431-1947;

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Fish dishes in the Lure Fishbar.  - LURE FISHBAR

Fish dishes in the Lure Fishbar.

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From SoHo to SoBe Pop-Up Launch in the Lure Fishbar. Since opening five years ago, Lure Fishbar has become a staple in South Beach. To celebrate its anniversary, the restaurant launched the From SoHo to SoBe menu experience, which features a selection of popular dishes from Lure’s flagship location in New York City. Available from June 1st to July 31st. Highlights include the scallop crudo with jicama, green apple, jalapeño and lime vinaigrette; Lobster crotons served on toasted sourdough with golden garlic and chillies; one ten ounce filet mignon; and a two pound whole stuffed lobster with dungeness crab filling, garlic chilli butter, and grilled lemon. Until July 31 at Lure Fishbar, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-4550;

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Spin drinks.  - ALEX MARKOW

Spin drinks.

Alex Markov

Drink around the world at Drink Miami Hostel. There’s one way to experience the world’s best libations without leaving Miami Beach: Drink Miami Hostel. For the fourth year in a row, guests will receive a passport for a first-class virtual trip around the world. Credentials will allow you to sample over 50 different brands of liquor on Saturday June 1st that settle down at Freehand Miami for a delightful afternoon of cocktails and exploration. Every brand – including favorites like Gray Goose, Monkey Shoulder, Veza Sur and Coconut Cartel – has the task of not only creating a cocktail, but also transforming its special space into a full-fledged experience. Look out for “Cafecito at Abuela’s house” by Veza Sur Brewing and “upstairs at 27” with Absolut Elyx, Smooth Ambler, Avion, Lillet and Jameson. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday June 1st at Freehand Miami; 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach. Tickets range from $ 60 to $ 100 at

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Oysters in the spillover.  - WITH THE KINDNESS OF THE SPILLOVER

Oysters in the spillover.

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Third annual in-cider festival in Spillover. Spillover on Saturday for Miami’s third annual cider festival. The event features a selection of cider and mead specialties from Accomplice Cidery, Broski Ciderworks, Barcode Brewing, Original Sin and Keys Meads. Enjoy raffles, live music, fresh seafood and limited cider and mead. The food includes freshly peeled oysters, oyster shooters, clam salad and fish dip. 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Spillover, 2911 Grand Ave., Miami; 305-456-5723; Admission is free.

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Beer in the Beat Culture Brewery.  - PHOTO BY NICOLE DANNA

Beer in the Beat Culture Brewery.

Photo by Nicole Danna

Super cars for super kids at Beat Culture Brewery. On Saturday, take part in the Beat Culture Brewery’s fundraiser for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. There will be high-end cars on display, silent auction items up for grabs, local music all day, craft beer in the river, and food from Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli – all to raise money to buy remote-controlled minicars to get kids into the operating room of the Hospital. Super Cars for Super Kids was founded by Kyle Behar, a South Florida high school student with a passion for cars and the community. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Beat Culture Brewery, 7250 NW 11th St., Miami; 786-431-5413;

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Byblos Miami - BYBLOS MIAMI

Byblos Miami

Byblos Miami

Sunday Like a Sultan # ÑooQueRiko Edition in Byblos. Byblos, a Mediterranean restaurant in South Beach, brings back a brunch with TV presenter Kiko Saurez. Enjoy a three-course, fixed-price meal on Sunday with welcome cocktails and live entertainment ($ 45 per person). The highlights include the large Byblos breakfast, which is served with fried za’atar eggs, halloumi, harissa potatoes and pita; red shakshouka with smoky tomatoes, Turkish peppers, poached eggs, garlic labneh and barbari bread; and orange blossom and medjool date toffee pudding with pomegranate caramel, candied orange and labneh ice cream. 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Byblos, 1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-864-2990;

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