Cheers the launch of CUSP by Neiman Marcus with a night of fashion and music. Enjoy drinks and bites beginning at 6:30 on level two of the department store, then dip downstairs for a concert performance by ZZ Ward in the park at Village of Merrick Park. An afterfête featuring a meet and greet with Ward will follow the concert. 390 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables; RSVP hereTongue & Cheek’s “Kitchen Collab” Series
Top Chef alum Lindsay Autry will share the kitchen with Tongue & Cheek chef Jamie DeRosa as part of the restaurant's first monthly "Kitchen Collab" guest chef. The five-course feast ($75 per person) will continue in October with Clay Conley and in November with Paula DaSilva. 7 p.m. 431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-704-2900; tandcmiami.com
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