Actions in Miami Meals Occasions February 24 to February 27, 2020
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Are you looking for the best food and drink events this week? Palmar is hosting a benefit dinner with Adriana Urbina, the Food Network’s Chopped Champion, and Corsair is partnering with Funky Buddha to enjoy a dinner with beer. Einstein Bros. is also launching the Bagelrito - a bagel / burrito hybrid.
You can find delicious food in Palmar.
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Chef Adriana Urbina’s Nourishing Hope Dinner in Palmar
Adriana Urbina, three-time Food Network’s Chopped winner and founder of the private Tepuy Dining restaurant, will host a dinner in Palmar on Monday evening to support Nourishing Hope, a program dedicated to providing food, education and medical care to children in living in rural areas of Venezuela. Expect welcome cocktails from Ron Diplomático, followed by a selection of small bites and a four-course menu curated by Urbina. Wine with dinner is courtesy of Veronica Rogov, formerly Brooklyn Fare and Aska. Monday, February 24, 6:30 p.m. at Palmar, 180 NW 29th St., Miami; tepuycollective.com. Tickets are $ 99 on eventbrite.com.
Adventure at the Awash Community Dinner: See Wednesday.
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Adventure at the Awash Community Dinner
You may have been to the Awash Ethiopian restaurant in Miami Gardens, but whether you’re a regular or new to the delights of injera bread and homemade baklava, now is your chance to experience this unique cuisine on a deeper level. The New Tropic hosts the Adventures at Awash Community Dinner, which offers classic Ethiopian dishes, an authentic Ethiopian coffee ceremony and even traditional iced tea. Wednesday, February 26, 6:30 p.m., Awash Ethiopian Restaurant, 19934 NW Second Ave., Miami Gardens; 305-770-5100; awashmiami.com. Tickets are $ 40 through eventbrite.com.
See the bagelrito.
Courtesy Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros. launches the Bagelrito
This week Einstein Bros. will be releasing the first bagel / burrito mashup: the Bagelrito. The Bagelrito will be available nationwide from Thursday and comes with two cage-free scrambled eggs, thickly sliced bacon, turkey sausage, three types of cheese, hash browns, as well as salsa and green chillies in a flour tortilla, all of which are hand-wrapped in Asiago bagel batter and freshly baked. Available on Thursday, February 27th, at Einstein Bros. Bagels, einsteinbros.com.
Beer dinner at Corsair.
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Made by Corsair with Funky Buddha Brewery
Aventura’s monthly beer and dinner series Crafted by Corsair returns this week with Funky Buddha Brewery. Try a four-course meal ($ 58) created by Executive Chef Gordon Maybury and Executive Chef Derrick Connor along with selected casts from the brewery. Highlights of the menu include a 96-hour braised short rib with blond ale from Pineapple Beach, white fish with crispy skin and white sangria in a Chardonnay barrel, and grapefruit pavlova with cloudy IPA from El Camino. Thursday, February 27, 7:30 p.m., Corsair Kitchen & Bar, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786-279-6800; jwturnberry.com. Tickets are $ 58 through exploretock.com. The number of seats is limited and reservations are welcome.
Dine and drink champagne in the stunning dune.
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Dune’s Pommery champagne dinner
Dune at Auberge Beach Residences continues its series of dinners with Champagne Pommery. This Thursday, expect a three-course meal prepared by chef Edgar Beas along with champagne from Pommery. A Pommery expert will be on hand to guide guests through the experience. Menu highlights are caviar parfait with smoked salmon, crème fraîche, potato cake and chive oil; Butter poached lobster; and macarons with raspberries and lemon diplomatic cream. Thursday, February 27, 6:30 p.m., Dune, 2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 754-900-4059; dunefl.com. Tickets are $ 150 through exploretock.com.
Enjoy moqueca with or without ruinart at Boulud Sud.
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Moqueca and Ruinart Special in Boulud Sud
Inspired by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, chef Daniel Boulud has created a limited Moqueca-Ruinart pairing to celebrate Carnival. For $ 58 per person, the pairing includes moqueca – a traditional Brazilian dish of fish, onions, peppers, sweet coconut milk, coriander leaves, and sliced Fresno chilies – paired with a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs champagne. Or, enjoy the bubble-free moqueca dish for $ 35. For every dish and pairing sold, Boulud Sud donates part of the proceeds to Imazon, a non-profit organization that works to promote sustainable development and conservation in the Amazon. Until March 31 at Boulud Sud, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-421-8800; bouludsud.com/miami.
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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).