New Eats at Bar Crudo; Super Bowl Sunday at HaVen
January 22, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Food & Drink News
Kombu-cured salmon with parsnip, pomegranate, and cauliflower, one of Bar Crudo's new menu items.
Bar Crudo’s New Dishes for the New Year: The chefs at raw bar restaurant Bar Crudo have un-cooked up a bevy of creative new dishes. New selections include farro with wild berries and Anjou pear; potato and purple cauliflower soup with black truffle; and wild boar tartare with black truffle and sea beans. Diners with a sweet tooth can tuck into treats like sorbet and a chocolate-vanilla caramel trifecta. 40 South Pointe Dr., Miami Beach, 305-763-8508
Tequila Tasting at Terrazza: Shore Club’s Italian eatery will be switching cuisines on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m., serving a Mexican tasting menu paired with Don Julio tequilas. The three-course dinner ($68 per person) will take diners through a tequila tasting manned by Don Julio brand ambassador David Homan. Each of the three tequila tastings will be served two ways (neat and as a cocktail) to accompany dishes like tuna tartare, tacos de pato (duck confit), and chipotle- and orange juice-marinated skirt steak. 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-695-3226
HaVen Hosts Superbowl Celebrations: Football fans can get a head start on Super Bowl celebrations on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. at HaVen. The South Beach gastro-lounge is hosting its weekly party, Destination Saturdays: NYC, with dinner menu samplings like ahi tuna poke, five-spice pork belly pot-stickers, and lamb burger sliders. The party continues Sunday at 6:30 p.m., with Super Bowl XLVIII projected on screens lining the lounge and plenty of bites—think chicken wings, burgers, and Brooklyn Lager. 1237 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-987-8885
The River Seafood & Oyster Bar Launches Brunch: Downtown eatery The River Seafood & Oyster Bar has launched a new Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Expect unlimited Bloody Marys or mimosas, a sampling of new cocktails, and dishes like a cheddar cheese omelet topped with crawfish étouffée or fish and grits with braised snapper. We're partial to the Smorgasbord ($90), which brings a buffet to your table with samples of a variety of dishes made for sharing. 650 South Miami Avenue, Miami, 305-530-1915