Philly Chef to Pop Up at Harry’s; Whiskey Dinner at BLT Steak
May 01, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA
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Philadelphia chef Jeffrey Michaud with Michael Schwartz at Lemon: NYC
Mark your calendars. Philadelphia chef Jeffrey Michaud, of Osteria, will host a pop-up, family-style dinner at Harry’s Pizzeria on June 18 at 7 p.m. A James Beard Award-winner, Michaud is known for fresh Italian cuisine made with seasonal ingredients. The four-course dinner ($150 per person) will include a welcome cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, and “free-flowing” wine and tap beer. And Michaud will send each diner home with a special gift. 3918 N. Miami Ave., Miami, 786-275-4963 [Tickets]
This Thursday, May 2, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar will launch its new “Taste of the Americas” menu. Available every Thursday throughout this month, the menu will flaunt à la carte Mexican specialties like queso fundido and pan seared chicken mole. The three-month series will continue in June and July, nodding cuisine from Peru and Venezuela. 2550 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-722-8959
BLT Steak at The Betsy Hotel will host an intimate Jack Daniel’s whiskey pairing dinner ($100 per person) on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. The four-course meal will feature a limited edition cocktail and passed hors d'oeuvres. Jack Daniel’s brand ambassador Michael J. Ring will be on hand to guide guests through the pairings. 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 305-531-6100.
Baru LLC has purchased Alan Roth’s now defunct Ricochet space in Midtown. The venue will soon become a Baru Urbano Cocina & Drinks, marking the brand's third Miami outpost and joining fellow locations in Brickell and Doral. An official opening date has not been released.
Cover shoot: Behind the scenes with Pitbull for the October 2014 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.