Culinary History Dinner at WKB; Panther Coffee to Expand
September 10, 2013 | by liana lozada | Food & Drink News
Join food historian Mandy Baca for a taste of Miami's past at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar.
Dinner with Mandy Baca at WKB: Wynwood Kitchen & Bar's Miguel Aguilar will team with The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine author Mandy Baca for a six-course dinner on Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m. The $70 per person supper will act as a culinary time capsule, with dishes like Latin meatloaf and smoked tuna fricassee empanadas topping the menu. 2550 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-722-8959
Tongue & Cheek Launches Guest Chef 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 series on Wednesday, September 25 at 7 p.m. The five-course feast ($75 per person) will continue in October with Clay Conley and in November with Paula DaSilva. 431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-704-2900
New Miami Spice Menus: As September ushers in new seasonal ingredients, Miami Spice participating restaurants are switching up their menu offerings. Among the new additions is a squash terrine at The Dutch, seared scallops with roasted pine nuts at The Bazaar, a prime beef tartare at Gotham Steak, and a polenta-crusted cheesecake at Scarpetta.
Oyster Happy Hour at Oak Tavern: The River Seafood & Oyster Bar chef and owner David Bracha is bringing the restaurant's popular oyster happy hour to his Design District haunt, Oak Tavern. East and west coast oysters are half-price at the bar from 4:30 to 7 p.m. daily. Arrive early to beat the crowd. 35 N.E. 40th St., Miami, 786-391-1818
Panther Coffee Expanding to MiMo: Eater Miami reported that Panther Coffee will open a new location in Miami's Upper East Side in 2014. Marking the coffee shop's third opening in just three years, the café will take root inside the forthcoming MiMo Place (6405 Biscayne Blvd.).
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