And with the new year comes steals, deals and good eats; below is a round up of some pretty tasty things going on from Palm Beach to South Beach, some are free, some are discounted and all fun and delicious!
Uncork your Monday at Eos located within the Viceroy Miami. “B.Y.O.B.” (Bring Your Own Bottle) of wine or champagne to the restaurant and the $25.00 corkage fee will be waived on Monday evenings for those ordering dinner, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eos is located on the 15th floor of Viceroy Miami, 485 Brickell Avenue.
Cafe Vico in Fort Lauderdale is now offering half price bottles of wine off their wine list every Monday and Tuesday. Not hungry? not a problem you can grab a table or a seat a the bar and sip the evening away. Cafe Vico recommends ordering an appetizer or two to compliment the wine but ordering dinner is not obligatory. Cafe Vico 1125 North Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 954-565-9681
Paul Castronovo, host of radio show Paul & Young Ron and owner of Castronovo Vineyards will be pouring his 2007 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo and cooking with Chef Oliver Saucy at Café Maxx on Thursday, January 13 at 5:00 p.m. This wine pairing and culinary demonstration will highlight Chilled jumbo shrimp with vodka cocktail sauce and gazpacho Bloody Mary; a smoked salmon carpaccio platter with whole wheat crostini, dill aioli and caper confetti; Kobe beef meatballs in Asian Hibachi BBQ glaze; Igloo cooler roasted NY strip with wild mushroom and Italian sausage bread pudding. Café Maxx is located at 2601 E. Atlantic Blvd. in Pompano Beach, Call for reservations 954-782-0606. The cost is $65 + tax + gratuity.
Talavera in Coral Gables is now offering a lunch menu featuring complete meals priced at $12 that gets you in and out in less than one hour. The new lunch menu features some of Talavera’s most popular dishes as well as new health-conscious items specially created for its Light Fare menu. This lunch menu is available Monday – Friday from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. The lunch options include one entrée and a choice of homemade chips and salsa and sparkling water or fresh fruit sorbet and house Hibiscus Iced Tea. Talavera is located at 2299 Ponce de Leon Coral Gables 305.444.2955
China Grill Miami Beach now offers individual and half portions of their $22 Executive Lunch Menu and their $36 Classics Tasting Menu at dinner; this is an affordable way to sample the vast selection of dishes at this ever popular eatery. China Grill Miami Beach is located at 404 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. 305.534.2111
The Luxury Chamber will host a Business and Social Networking event on January 13th at 33rd Street Wine Bar in Fort Lauderdale. The event is free with complimentary wine from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Parking is free at the meters after 6PM. 33rd Street Wine Bar is located at 3337 NE 33rd Street in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
McDonald’s restaurants are saluting the new year with Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, which will be available for breakfast and throughout the entire day. McDonald’s Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is prepared with 100 percent natural whole grain oats, light cream and brown sugar, and topped with diced, red and green apples, dried cranberries and two types of raisins. McDonald’s is committed to customer choice, so every bowl of Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is freshly prepared upon request.
Burgers, burgers and more burgers!
Miami Street Food Fridays begins on Friday, January 7, 2011 from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM at N.E. 14th Street (between North Bay Shore Drive and Herald Plaza) in Downtown Miami. The Parking is Free and available at the Miami Herald lots
The grand opening of CG Burgers + Coal Fired Pizza in Palm Beach Gardens is this Monday, January 10 and they will be giving away free burgers to the public all day from 11am-10pm in honor of their grand opening. CG Burgers + Coal Fired Pizza is located at 2000 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens (561) 275-2185
BurgerFi a David Manero eatery featuring natural Angus burgers, hand-cut French fries, and natural frozen custard and shakes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, scheduled to open on January 31, 2011
Miami celeb chef and barbecue devotee Howie “Bulldog” Kleinberg will open Bulldog Burger sometime in early 2011 at 15400 Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami, right next door to his popular Bulldog Barbecue.
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