Asian-Hawaiian Beer Dinner at OTC; Tasting Party at The Raleigh
April 25, 2014 | by lane nieset | Food & Drink News
Hungry for spam croquettes and brews with rum-soaked dates? That and more in this week's Miami food and drink news.
Don't miss OTC's Asian-Hawaiian feast and beer tasting this Saturday. (photo: Zak Mann Photography)
Endless Beer Dinner at OTC Promises Spam Croquettes and Belgian Ale
Davie-based 3 Sons Brewing Co. is teaming up with OTC in Brickell to host an Asian-Hawaiian three-course dinner on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. The night will include appetizers like lamb belly and spam croquettes with Okinawan purple potato and pineapple jam and move on to a menu comprised of tuna poke, Korean-style boneless pork baby back ribs, and mango and pineapple galette for dessert. On tap for the evening is unlimited free brews by 3 Sons, including its Belgian Golden Strong, Imperial Pineapple Red Ale, Passion Fruit IPA, Belgian Double aged with rum-soaked dates and Tropical Blonde Ale. Purchase tickets here. 1250 South Miami Ave., Miami, 305-374-4612
New Brunch and Beats at Wynwood's R House
Starting this Sunday, April 27, R House, one of the newest spots in the Wynwood Art District, is launching a Sunday brunch and music series from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Sauce @ R House includes an unlimited feast ($35 per person) of the contemporary American cuisine chef and owner Rocco Carulli is known for, with dishes such as lobster mac and cheese, grilled artisanal sausages, chili-coffee braised short rib sliders, buttermilk cornbread, seafood cake benedict, and blueberry pancakes. The series also includes a rotation of live music and DJs, as well as bottomless brunch cocktails ($22) like jalapeño-tequila infused Bloody Marys and Byejoe sangria. 2727 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-576-0201
Taste Treats from 18 of Miami's Finest Farm-to-Table Restos
James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz is playing ambassador for the evening at The Raleigh on Friday, April 25 at the 3rd Annual "Snail of Approval" Tasting Party benefit event, hosted by nonprofit Slow Food Miami to raise funds for its edible garden program. From 7 to 10 p.m., the poolside soiree will feature hand-crafted Grey Goose cocktails, Michael's Genuine Home Brew, specialty wines and light bites from 18 of Miami's top farm-to-table spots, including 3030 Ocean, The Cypress Room, Edge Steak & Bar at The Four Seasons, Oak Tavern, and Lido Restaurant at The Standard Hotel. Main event tickets are $85 and VIP tickets with access to the after party are $165. Purchase tickets here. 1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
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