NYE Preview of Porcao; Mad Hatter’s Ball at Oak Tavern
December 26, 2013 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Get a first taste of 2014's Porcao Farm to Grill on New Year's Eve.
Preview Porcao Farm to Grill: Diners have the chance to experience Mary Brickell Village’s new multi-venue dining spot, Porcao Farm to Grill, opening early next year, during two New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinners. Start your evening at the steakhouse’s 7 p.m. four-course dinner ($125 per person) with a Champagne toast or 10 p.m. five-course meal ($195 per person) with toast. After dinner, continue the party upstairs at KAO Lounge with open bar cocktails from 8 to 11 p.m. ($30 ticket), or opt for one of the lounge’s New Year’s Eve packages. 901 South Miami Ave., Miami, 305-779-2445
Mad Hatter’s Ball at Oak Tavern: Don your most extravagant headwear on New Year’s Eve and make your way to Oak Tavern’s Mad Hatter’s Ball. The themed fête à la Alice in Wonderland starts at 9 p.m. in the Design District eatery with a three-course prix fixe dinner ($75 per person), DJ Benton spinning, a Champagne toast at midnight, and prizes for the best hats. Reservations are required for dinner. 35 NE 40th St., Miami, 786-391-1818
Samba Brands Debuts Bocce Bar: Joining the ranks of SUSHISAMBA and SUGARCANE raw bar grill, Bocce Bar has made its way to Midtown Miami serving up market-style Italian cuisine and Miami’s first official bocce court. The rustic interior is fitting to the concept of an Italian eatery with local and Italian artisan products available behind the bar and a variety of small plates from salumi and formaggi to house-made pastas. Sample and share a bit of each part of the menu to get the complete experience. 3252 NE 1st Ave., Miami, 786-245-6211
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