Fall has finally arrived…somewhat, and MIAbites has you covered this November with all of the latest menus, restaurant specials and events.
Yardbird Celebrates Veterans Day November 11th- Offering Veterans a Free Meal (1600 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
This Veterans Day, Veterans eat free all day at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. To redeem this offer, all veterans must present a valid military ID. Limit up to $75, not applicable to alcohol.
Yardbird will also host the Midnight Chef’s Dinner Series featuring Florida Wine Company on Thursday, November 14 at 10 p.m. Guests in attendance at this pop-up event will enjoy an intimate 5-course dinner at the chef’s table alongside a top sommelier. To purchase tickets, please visit https://eventbrite.com/e/midnight-chefs-dinner-series-feat-florida-wine-company-tickets-79018639879.
Chefs Michael Beltran and Justin Flit Unveil Navé (3540 Main Hwy #C-103, Miami, FL 33133)
Navé, the highly anticipated new restaurant by Chefs Michael Beltran and Justin Flit, just recently opened its doors in the heart of Coconut Grove. Navé is Italian by destination and coastal Mediterranean and features a seafood-centric menu. The menu is divided into eight sections: Raw Bar, Appetizers, From the Oven, Seafood Plateaus, Pasta, Entrees, Prepared Simply and Sides. With dishes like Insalata di Mare (lobster, scallops, mussels and snapper), Caviar Panna Cotta (shallot agrodolce, cuttlefish pizzelles and smoked trout roe), Gnocco Fritto (with mortadella, whipped lardo and parmesan), clam pizza (with olive oil, garlic, mozzarella and parsley), truffle pizza (with roasted mushrooms, truffle sauce, and Umbrian truffle, lasagna (braised lamb, confit cherry tomatoes, and spinach bechamel), risotto with Main lobster (with carrots and crème fraiche), to The Whale, which features clams, prawns, oysters, Big Eye tuna, half tray of uni, oysters, Insalata di Mare, and a jumbo stone crab, this menu is a show-stopper and not to be missed. Don’t forget to try dessert, which includes the chocolate bar (caramelia ganache, chocolate olive oil cake and salted rum caramel crème fraiche sherbet), the baked Alaska with lemon sorbet, cherry ice and pineapple upside-down cake.
Alter Welcomes…House of Krug (223 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127)
Want to dine at Alter AND enjoy vintage bubbles? Alter just announced a one-night-only Krug dinner on Wednesday, November 13. The 5-course tasting will be paired with the top Krug Cuvee’s including: 2004 vintage, 2006 vintage, 23rd Edition Rose, 162nd Edition Brut, and 167th Edition Brut. Very few seats are available for this dinner so reserve through RESY at https://resy.com/cities/mia/alter?date=2-19-11-13&seats=2
COYO Taco Announces Chef Collab Series (Various locations)
COYO’S “Miami Chef Tac-Over” Collaboration features exclusive South Florida acclaimed chefs including Jeremy Ford, Brian Kilgore, Michael Schwartz & Jose Mendin. These chefs will join COYO Taco Executive Chef & Partner Scott Linquist as they created a new specialty taco each month available for one week only at all four South Florida COYO Taco locations. This month, Chef Jeremy Ford and Linquist have created a lobster taco which features celeriac aioli, endive and black truffle. December will feature Chef Brad Kilgore followed by a creation by Chef Michael Schwartz in January. Chef Jose Mendin will headline the takeover in February. Additional Miami Chef Tac-Over partners will be announced in 2020 so stay tuned for more details.
The Salty Donut x Knaus Berry Farm Sticky Bun Donut One-Day-Only Preview (Various locations)
On November 14th, stop by Salty Donut at either location for a one-day-only sticky bun donut preview. This coveted donut is created by taking Knaus Berry Farms sticky buns, placing them inside of the Salty Donut brioche dough that is brushed with a secret sauce, and then wrapped together and topped off with a homemade pecan toffee sauce. The fan-favorite donut will not return until a full two-week period in January, so you do not want to miss out!
New or Upcoming:
Ember is now open for lunch- 151 NE 41st St Suite 117, Miami, FL 33137
Brad Kilgore’s wood-fired hot spot not offers a Lunch menu that includes Prosciutto Carpaccio, Chopped salad, "All American Classic" Burger (different than night),Smoked Fried Chicken Sandwich and Bar Manager, Nima Kasmaii, created refreshing and flavorful mocktails to enjoy during lunch for those who are looking to thirst their quence, but leave the alcohol for later. Hours for lunch are Tuesday - Saturday 11:30AM - 2:30PM.
Casa Tua Miami Winter Lunch Menu Begins December 9 (1700 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
The iconic Casa Tua on Miami Beach will launch a new winter lunch menu for just $30 per person beginning December 9. Included in the post Art-Basel lunch are two antipasti and a main course. For antipasti, guests can select two from the following options: beef tartare, mozzarella di Bufala with organic tomatoes and basil, salmon carpaccio, rose of Bresaola, farm salad with shrimps and artichoke, lentils and celery salad with avocado, grilled octopus, or zucchini blossom in tempura stuffed with ricotta and mozzarella. For the main course, guests can select between eight delectable dishes including cavatelli al pesto, rigatoni con ragut del borgo, bucatino, linguine alle vogole, grilled salmon, chicken breast, and tiger prawns ($5 supplement). For those who want to make their lunch a little sweeter, dessert can be added for just $6. With a menu this amazing for such a great price in a beautiful elevated and intimate setting, we recommend you run, don’t walk to take advantage of this Winter lunch menu while it lasts!
Tickets for the 19th Annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival February 19-23, 2020 are now on Sale.
The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®) is a national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Its 19th annual edition will take place February 19 – 23, 2020 and feature over 100+ events. All proceeds from the Festival benefit the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Tickets are now on sale at https://sobewff.org/tickets/
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