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Dear Miami foodie, unbuckle your belt and start making room because this week is going to leave you stuffed. It seems the stars have aligned in your favor and are serving up a buffet of food events every day this week. Here's what you need to know:
What: The District Miami is hosting a joint celebration of National Beer and Empanada Day that is "So Miami" featuring rare brews from local breweries Miami Brewing Co., Wynwood Brewing Co. and Funky Buddha Brewery at 50% off, as well as complimentary empanadas prepared by The District's own Chef Horacio Rivadero.
When: Wednesday, April 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 190 46th Street, Miami
What: Gables staple Frits & Franz Bierhaus will host the 12th Annual Paella-Fest with classic Spanish paella samples, live music, and drink specials, including an $11 Bierhaus Sangria Cocktail. The restaurant's party-ready plaza will be lined by liquor and beer bars and will feature performances by Conjunto Progresso, Rudy Gil, and Cortadito.
When: Friday, April 17 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: 660 Merrick Way, Coral Gables
What: Dolce Italian launched a special prix-fixe tasting menu in celebration of their Bravo's Best New Restaurant win. For only $65, you can get your hands on the mouthwatering dishes that you reluctantly coveted from home during the competition, including the crispy zucchini flowers and the ricotta cavatelli.
When: Now until Sunday, May 31
Where: 1690 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
And, in case you missed it...
What: Soho Bay Restaurant, a Japanese-inspired Brazilian restaurant with stellar views of Biscayne Bay, celebrated its grand opening with over 500 guests. During the event, guests sampled signature drinks like the molecular Cucumber Mojito and Guava Coladas, as well as 15 varieties of hot and cold dishes from Chef Ricky Sauri's menu.
When: The grand opening took place last Thursday, April 2. Soho Bay opens to the public on Tuesday, April 7.
Where: 520 West Avenue, Miami Beach
Which of these events are you most excited to attend? Why? Are there other Miami food events you will be attending? Which? Leave a comment below or send us a tweet @ThankYouMiami!