Food and Film at SBH; Vietnamese Pop-Up at Khong River House
June 24, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Summer is in full swing, and this week’s food and drink events offer the perfect excuse to get out of the house on a warm evening.
Khong River House will host a pop-up for one night.
On Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m., SBH South Beach Hotel will host the last of its free Courtyard Art & Cinema events, featuring artwork on display and for sale, short films, and a feature film screening of The Woodmans. Order light bites from a special menu by Orange Blossom with items like fig prosciutto, salmon tartare, and homemade hummus, or sip wine, beer, and special punches. 236 21st St., Miami Beach, 305-531-3464
The Federal Food Drink & Provisions’ Chef Cesar Zapata is bringing back his Vietnamese pop-up menu at Khong River House for one night only on Thursday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. Zapata will team up with 50 Eggs Culinary Director Clayton Miller to create a five-course dinner inspired by gourmet and Southern Vietnamese street food. Tickets can be purchased here. 1661 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach, 305-763-8147
Underground dining program The Hidden Kitchen Workshop is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the Southern Seafood Bash on Wednesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. The Dutch's Chef Conor Hanlon is teaming up with the Workshop's Chef Michael B. Jacobs to prepare dishes for this family-style meal with Southern specialties such as crawfish etouffée, crispy Okeechobee frog legs, fried catfish, and Florida stone crab croquettes. Purchase tickets here. 5255 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, phone number not available
Before the 13th annual Miami Spice kicks off in August, local chefs are coming together for a series of Miami Spice Mash-Ups to offer samples of the dishes on their Spice menus. On June 25 at 7 p.m., the first of three Mash-Ups will be held at J&G Grill at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. The intimate dinner will be prepared by J&G's Chef Brad Kilgore and Pubbelly group's Chef Jose Mendin, and include six courses, a complimentary Botran cocktail, and two desserts. Call 305-993-3333 for reservations. 9703 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour
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