Here we go….the summer dining specials and events are rolling in and look better than ever. Broken down by county for easy reference, we’ve mapped it out for you to hightail it all over the tri-county area for that Summer Delight.
Couples Cooking Class at Amuse Restaurant & Lounge. Learn how to generate some heat in the kitchen with chef Danny Wells in the “Hands on in the Kitchen” experience. Class is $125. For information and reservations, call 786-369-1041 Amuse Restaurant & Lounge is located within the Tempo Hotel Miami at 1100 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132
Cascata Grille at Turnberry Isle Resort in Aventura will unveil two hot summer menus. One gives diners the choice of a complimentary appetizer and dessert with the purchase of an entree from a select menu before 7:30 p.m. And the second is a $50 prix fixe dinner for two available seven nights a week and includes a bottle of wine. Both menus will be available June 1-September 30, 2011. Valet parking is complimentary. For reservations, call (786) 279-6800 Fairmont Turnberry Isle 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura
The Early Bird gets the plate of Pasta; buy one and get one free pasta dish/entréefrom 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Monday – Thursday at Yes, Pasta! Trattoria Italiana 14871 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach 305.944.1006
Starting June 2, The Palms Hotel & Spa invites guests to join them every Thursday evening for Spa-ing, Sipping, and Snacking, 50% off all spa and salon services from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Half-off all appetizers and cocktails from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m and complimentary Nolet’s Gin Spa Bramble cocktail station between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Valet parking is $9.00 for Sip & Spa guests and complimentary if combined with dinner at Essensia Restaurant. The Palms Hotel & Spa 3025 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, 305.908.5458
Learn how to make Bacardi cocktails on Thursday, June 16, from 7 – 8 pm and immediately following attend the Bacardi Bar cocktail reception from 8-10 at Bacardi U.S.A., Headquarters with appetizers, entertainment, and exclusive entry to the private Emilio Bacardi Company Museum. The museum showcases historical photos and memorabilia dating back to the 1860s. Complimentary parking 2701 South Le Jeune Road, Coral Gables, FL 33134 $45 pp – Mixology workshop and entry to the Bacardi Bar cocktail reception. $25 pp – Bacardi Bar cocktail reception only United Way Young Leaders receive $5 off. For event information or to purchase tickets, contact Mercedes Garcia at [email protected] or call 305-646-7029.
Celebrating its 10thyear Anniversary, the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne is offering a month of specials. Two of the highlights are: A three course dinner for $10 at Cioppino Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne will be offered July 10-15 and July 17-22. Hidden inside one menu each night will be a note for one lucky table “Celebrate with a complimentary bottle of Champagne!” *Only five reservations for parties of two are available each night the $10 three-course menu is offered. Reservations may be made by phoning 305.365.4286and if that’s not enough, Ten resort view rooms for $10 each will be available July 5-7, 10-13, 18, 25, 26. Reservations may only be made June 10 from 10 am to 2 pm EST by calling 305-365-4582. *Only 10 total rooms available; two rooms maximum per reservation
SoLita Delray and SoLita Las Olas is now serving a traditional 3-course Sunday Dinner starting at 5pm for $19.95. And the summer encore Wednesday Dinner with Benefits is back, a three-course prix fixe for $24.95 and bottles of wine are half price.SoLita Delray 25 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, 561-899-0888 and SoLita Las Olas 1032 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-357-2616
Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court in Palm Beach is now serving a $45 3-course prix fixe dinner from Sunday-Thursday and three-course lunches are $20.11 Monday-Friday. On the weekend, Saturday and Sunday the popular 3-course brunch is back for $25. And pulling out the cork on your own bottle on “BYOB Tuesdays” there is no corkage fee. 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach, 561-655-7740
Russell’s Blue Water Grill in Palm Beach Gardens has launched Winesdays a complimentary wine tastings that will take place every other Wednesday through September. The next Winesday event will take place tonight, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. These events feature three to four tastings of wine from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Guests will also enjoy a selection hors d’oeuvres and appetizers at the bar. Additionally, discounted wines by the glass will be offered at the bar as well as half-price bottles of wine for guests having dinner that evening. Russell’s Blue Water Grill is located at 2450 PGA Boulevard (at the corner of Prosperity in the TJ Maxx plaza) in Palm Beach Gardens 561.318.6344
Are you a Kitchen Cooking Junkie? Do you have Culinary Clutter? Well here’s a great way to unload your overflowing pantry of homemade sweets and snacks…..by swapping them out for more; because we know you really want more! A new food lovers group has formed called the South Florida Food Swap. The skinny is bring your homemade, homegrown items such as cookies, breads, jams, pickles, granola, herbs you get the point and swap it out for something equally as delish as yours. Click here for more info
Tokyo Blue at the Ocean Manor Resort, is cookin’ up specials almost every night of the week starting on Tuesday with cocktails and appetizers that are half price from 8-10pm. On Wednesday’s All you can eat Maine Lobster is $39.95. Thursday’s is all-you-can-eat Prime Rib Night Thursdays for $39.95 and on Sunday it’s all-you-can-eat Steak and Sushi Night for $39.95. 4040 Galt Ocean Dr., Fort Lauderdale, 954-566-7500
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