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Izzy’s Fish & Oyster Party Benefitting Share Our Strength “No Kid Hungry” 

On Thursday, June 30, get your captain hats ready as Miami Beach’s award-laden neighborhood restaurant, Izzy’s Fish & Oyster, is set to celebrate the summer season with a fête, fit only for one of the world’s largest boating capitals. To properly launch its new summer cocktail menu by Bar Captain Jaime Russo, Izzy’s Fish & Oyster’s suitably appointed “Drinks Ahoy” summer party will offer a complimentary taste of all six new drinks, each named after and inspired by common fishing boats, as well as enlist in James Beard Award-winning chef Allen Susser to create bar snacks to pair. In addition to the bar offerings and beachside beats by Miami’s favorite DJ YSL, guests will fall hook, line and sinker for the restaurant’s classic Summer Fish Fry offering fried local fish, fried oysters, fried shrimp, onion rings and the signature seasoned waffle fries combined with unlimited Narragansett and a cup of chowder – all in the spirit of New England. Tickets for the event will cost $35 per person and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign, ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need every day; for reservations or more information, please call 305.397.8843 or visit www.izzysmiami.com.   

 

Nikki Beach’s July 4th BBQ

No one will host a better 4th of July Beach BBQ like Nikki Beach when they host their “12th Annual IndepenDANCE” event that also kick’s off Nikki Beach’s Weekly Saturday BBQ. Complete with top DJs like Victor Calderone and Chus & Ceballos, and their exclusive Nikki Beach fireworks show, dishes like pulled pork and fried baby back ribs are due to take center stage. Beachside, guests can feast on all of the ultimate BBQ favorites to include Baby Back Ribs, the ‘Meeerrrica’ Burger featuring American cheese and pork belly bacon smashed between two glazed donuts, deep fried Mac & Cheese Balls and many more! IndepenDANCE takes place July 4th with doors staring at noon and is 21+. Tickets start at $15.00 and BBQ features start at $9.00. For more information visit:www.independance.com. Nikki Beach is located at One Ocean Drive, Miami BeachFL. www.nikkibeach.com.

 

 

imagesThe Tapas Bar at KLIMA

The Tapas Bar at KLIMA introduces a new Tapas menu comprising of a series of small plates designed for sharing with friends and for those who prefer a slightly lighter alternative to the restaurant’s main menu.  Two stainless steel high top tables, each with a capacity of up to 10 people, are positioned at the front of the restaurant and adjacent to the bar, offering communal style seating – ideal for conversation and social interaction with like-minded food enthusiasts while watching passers-by. The Tapas Bar at KLIMA serves as the ideal “quick and casual” dining alternative to compliment KLIMA’s full service experience. The Tapas bar at KLIMA consists of a menu of small plates that represent a simple yet diverse range of rich and flavorful delicacies, ranging from between $2 and $22 per dish, showcasing the restaurant’s very best in Barcelona-inspired and Western Medittaranean cuisine.  The new tapas menu includes: Tortilla de Patatas (Spanish omelette) ($10); Patatas Bravas (spicy potatoes in paprika sauce) ($6); Calamares Andaluza (calamari Andalusian style) ($10); Gambas al Ajillo (shrimps in garlic sauce) ($14); Jamon Iberico (Iberico ham ‘5 jotas’) ($16); Croquetas de jamon (ham croquettes) ($2 each); Pulpo al Josper (squid from the Josper oven) ($14); Mini Burger ($8); Pimientos rellenos de mascarpone y miel (stuffed peppers with mascarpone cheese and honey) ($3 each); Tuna Toast ($3.50 each); Veal Cannelloni, ($10); Tosta de Escalibaba (toast topped with roasted vegatables) ($6); Tabla de Quesos (Spanish cheese plate) (Half $10 or Full $20) and Tabla de Embutidos (selection of cold meats) (Half $11 or Full $22).  Wine by the glass will also be available to compliment each plate on the menu.   KLIMA delivers an eclectic menu of seasonal fish, seafood, meats and pasta dishes on its main menu – conceived using a contemporary approach to western Mediterranean cuisine. Popular favorites from the Tapas and Raw Bar selection include Tuna Toast ($19), Jamon & Egg ($17), 5 Jotas Iberian Ham ($22/40) and Hamachi (Yellow Tail) Tiradito ($20) as the signature dishes.  A new addition includes the “Josper” Spanish Octopus ($18).  The Fennel Carpaccio ($15) remains a signature favorite on the salad menu, whereas the Idiazabal Cheese Ravioli ($25) has been added as a new signature dish on the pasta menu.   Favorite Iberian Cuts of meat straight from the “Josper” Charcoal Oven include NC Cheshire Pork Ribs ($28) and the Shoulder Tenderloin (Pluma Ibérica) ($36), which is a recent addition along with the Neck Loin ($49).  From the fish menu, the Chilean Sea Bass ($39) has been added to the menu’s signature plates, together with the Branzino ($31) – two seasonal dishes harvested fresh from Florida’s waters.   A unique choice of seven desserts have been created by the resident pastry chef, with favorites that include the Nutella Brownie ($12), Torrija (caramelized brioche, Greek Yoghurt ice cream) ($12) and Passion Fruit Crema ($11).  To complete the meal, KLIMA offers a Regional Spanish Cheese Board ($20) that includes Manchego, La Peral Blue, Payoyo and Idiazabal – considered to be the only cheese selection of its kind in Miami.   Select meats on the menu at KLIMA Restaurant and Bar are cooked to perfection in the Josper Oven – a unique charcoal filled oven from Spain that is especially created to grill meats evenly and with a perfect tenderness, resulting in a taste similar to that of an outdoor barbeque. The Josper Oven at KLIMA is only one of two currently being used in South Florida.   The culinary vision for KLIMA reflects the roots of the founders, Pablo Fernández-Valdés and Yago Giner, while combining the very best in local ingredients sourced from premium South Florida suppliers.   KLIMA Restaurant and Bar is located at 210 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139, and is open for daily dinner reservations from 6:00 p.m. by calling 786.453.2779 or by emailing Reservations@klimamiami.com. For more information, visit www.klimamiami.com and follow the conversation using @klimamiami and #klimamiami

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