Summer Prix Fixe at Bianca; Pig Roast at Devon Seafood + Steak
June 17, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Whether a three-course dinner or a pig roast is more your speed, toast the official start of summer at these food and drink events happening around town.
This summer, Bianca at Delano will be serving up a three-course, prix-fixe menu for lunch ($23) and dinner ($49). Chef de cuisine Luciano Sautto has handpicked items for both menus, including chickpea spread with lemon zest, penne al pesto, and granitas for lunch. Dishes such as octopus carpaccio, bruschetta braised oxtail, and skirt steak tagliata round out the dinner menu. 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-5752
Devon Seafood + Steak is throwing its Caja China Pig Roasting Party on Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. as part of its monthly tasting series. The family-style buffet will feature a whole roasted pig and all of the fixings, including asparagus salad; plantain hash; fava bean, mushroom and chorizo salad; and bread and rice pudding, as well as beer and sangria. 11715 Sherri Lane, Kendall, 305-275-0226
Meat Market is adding a modern twist to classic cocktails in its latest lineup of libations for summer. On the menu are concoctions such as the Downtown Manhattan, composed of George Dickel whisky, Italian bitter Cynar, Crème de Cacao, and aromatic bitters; and the Smoky Negroni, a combination of Pierde Almas mescal, Aperol, and Dolin sweet vermouth. Try the refreshing Summertime Passion cocktail, with B&B liqueur, passionfruit, mint, Prosecco, and nutmeg, on a warm evening. 915 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 305-532-0088
On Thursday, June 19 from 6-8 p.m., 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar is hosting a kickoff party to usher in its new midweek Fire & Ice Happy Hour (Wednesdays on the outdoor terrace). Attendees will receive two complimentary drinks with options like the pineapple mint caipirinha, Brazilian lemonade, and Brazilian margarita. The weekly happy hour will play on the fire and ice theme with specially priced cocktails, wine, and cheese and charcuterie, and the sounds of La Linea band. 485 Brickell Avenue, Miami, 305-503-0373
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