Where to Dine & Drink During Art Basel Miami Beach
December 04, 2013 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Red, the Steakhouse is serving a "Red Basel" tasting menu through Dec. 8.
Chef Michelle Bernstein blends food and art in a beautiful pop-up restaurant at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Dine at the Michy’s Miami Beach Art Basel pop-up through Saturday, Dec. 7 at the 6:30 or 9 p.m. seating. The four-course meal ($135 per person) includes passed hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail, but you can add a wine pairing ($55 per person). 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, 305-759-2001
Miami’s outpost of Red, the Steakhouse is serving up a "Red Basel" family-style tasting menu ($99 per person) curated by chef Pete Vauthy today through Sunday, Dec. 8. Nosh on five courses ranging from stone crabs to stuffed hot peppers, bone-in filet, and wild salon or tuna “filet mignon.” The menu requires a minimum of four people. 119 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-534-3688
Swing by The Ritz-Carlton South Beach on Saturday, Dec. 7, as South Beach’s only beachfront restaurant, The DiLido Beach Club, hosts a Miami version of the Hamptons’ Day & Night Brunch Club. Brunch starts at 2 p.m. with à la carte appetizers, entrées, and desserts and transitions into a party come nightfall with a DJ and live entertainment. One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 786-276-4000
Basel Biergarten is back for round deux, setting up shop in Wynwood at the Mitrani Warehouse. Head over Thursday, Dec. 5 through Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. for a bevy of local brews, bites, and music. Our must-try? Miami Smokers' candied bacon. 2600 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami
Continue the festivities past Art Basel as local chefs show off their fashion sense during Tongue & Cheek's pop-up Art Basel Hangover Party by Flavour Gallery on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. Browse the South Florida collection of T-shirt designs by chefs Timon Balloo of Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, Lindsay Autry of Sunday House, and Dena Marino of MC Kitchen while enjoying happy hour and appetizers. 431 Washington Ave., 305-704-2900
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