Clinique’s “Summer in Clinique” Food Truck Heads to Miami, Florida
The leading cosmetics brand is popping up at various locations across the city of Miami. Guests will get to indulge in their choice of ice cold popsicles created by Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Co. and inspired by Clinique’s new Lip Pop Colour Collection. Pop Artist, Zara Larsson has partnered up with Clinique to create the industry’s first interactive music video at PlayWIthPop.com. The inspiration is derived from the truth that a Lip Colour can change a woman’s entire mood and emotion. The Summer in Clinique Truck will encourage women to play with color and be their own Pop Star. Once beauty junkies test the latest shades from the newly launched collection at the Lip Pop Bar, they can jump in front of the camera, show off their new look and create a unique selfie GIF. Along with the Lip Pop Colour Collection, Clinique will also be previewing its summer collection.
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, June 10:
10am – 1pm: Dadeland Mall; near the Food Court entrance and Macy’s (7535 N Kendall Dr, Kendall, FL 33156)
2pm – 4pm: International Mall; near the Food Court entrance and Macy’s (1455 NW 107th Ave, Doral, FL 33172)
6pm – 8pm: Westland Mall; Macy’s south entrance (1675 W 49th St, Hialeah, FL 33012)
Saturday, June 11:
10am – 1pm: Town Center at Boca Raton; entrance between Bloomingdales and Crate & Barrel (6000 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431)
2pm – 4pm: The Falls; main entrance parking lot off 136th St, near Talbot & Chico’s (8888 SW 136th St, Miami, FL 33176)
6pm – 8pm: Wynnwood Art Walk; Parking Lot A off NW 2nd Ave between NW 22nd St & NW 22nd Ln (2219 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127)
SOCIAL: @Clinique, #SummerinClinique
Mama Mia Italian Ristorante, Has An Amazing NEW Friday Surf or Turf Special Starting June 10th
Every Friday at 6pm starting this week, guests at Mama Mia can choose to indulge in either sea or land! From the sea, Mama Mia is serving all-you-can-eat garlic Alaskan Snow Crabs with a side of linguine with a homemade crab marinara sauce — a seafood paradise! From the land, enjoy a whopping 1 1/4 lb. Filet Mignon Chateaubriand style served on top of golden roasted potatoes, mushrooms and caramelized onions. Both options are priced at $34.95 per person, a deal that will have your wallet as full as your stomach, and with an all-you-can-eat option and 1 1/4 lb. steak, that means really full. Being an Italian and family-style dish restaurant, it’s no surprise Mama Mia never lets you leave hungry.
Sundays Were Made For Asado
The Sunday Asado at Los Fuegos brings the remarkable Argentine culinary culture to Miami and offers a special family style menu envisioned by Chef Francis Mallmann, South America’s most celebrated and beloved chef. With a variety of dishes such as Empanadas, Pink Grapefruit Salad, Wood Oven Pizza, Giant Prawns and more, the asado (an outdoor, open-fire barbeque enjoyed by friends and family) menu captures the rich spirit of South American cooking and promises a memorable meal marked by vibrant flavors. During the Sunday Asado experience, diners will also enjoy live music performed by Javier Garcia. The Sunday Asado is $75 per person for adults and $35 for children ages 5-12.
South Florida’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry
Gearing up for its 28th year, South Florida’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry – the region’s premier culinary benefit featuring top chefs from Miami-Dade and Broward counties – will showcase over 80 of the hottest restaurants from Dade and Broward counties, top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists and an impressive array of auction items. On Friday, June 17, from 7PM (6PM VIP) to 10PM, the annual event migrates to Wynwood’s artsy neighborhood and takes place at Soho Studios, a 50,000 square-foot warehouse that will transform into a foodie oasis where top restaurants will showcase their concepts’ delectable bites. The soirée continues in Wynwood with an exclusive after party for VIP ticketholders and chef participants at R House, the vibrant restaurant and gallery, from 10:30PM to midnight. While dishes will differ with bountiful savory and sweet options, one thing will remain the same: the evening’s goal to raise money for No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. In addition to tasty bites and libations, Taste of the Nation 2016 will also feature a curated silent auction with one-of-a-kind packages, a mystery wine grab, and interactive elements such as a Citi lounge – featuring hand crafter cocktails, an LG Farm-to-Table Kitchen activation, an “Urban Beer Garden” – curated by Events on the Loose – with a selection of South Florida’s iconic local brews and a Plinko game board with cool prizes.
General admission tickets are priced at $125 per person. VIP tickets are priced at $250 per person and provide access to the event one hour before the doors open as well as admission to the after party. For additional information and to purchase tickets, please visit: NoKidHungry.org/SouthFlorida.
2016 Miami Spice Mash-Up/Mix-Up Dinner Series Returns
In its 15th year, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)’s Miami Spice Restaurant Program is kicking off the summer with its exclusive Miami Spice Mash-Ups. The popular dinners will once again unite some of the city’s most beloved chefs for a night filled with indulgent dishes previewing their upcoming Miami Spice menus. The one-of-a-kind culinary experiences will also feature enticing libations by Diageo, Stella Artois and Terrazas wines.
The first collaborative dinner will take place on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 7PM in Miami’s hippest neighborhood, Wynwood, with two of the city’s most celebrated rising stars – Food & Wine Magazine’s Best New Chef honoree, Brad Kilgore of Alter; and Chef/Owner, Brian Nasajon of the acclaimed eatery Beaker & Gray. Together, the two will serve an enticing three-course meal of duos, previewing menu items from their respective Miami Spice menus. Seating is limited to 50 seats; reservations must be made in advance and can be done so by calling (305) 699-2637. Price is $65 per person (excluding tax, tip and additional beverage purchases) and includes a Welcome Cocktail by Beaker & Gray’s mixologist Ben Potts sponsored by Diageo featuring specialty cocktails made with Bulleit Bourbon, Don Julio, Zacapa Rum and Ketel One Vodka. During dinner, guests will have the choice of a glass of Terrazas red or white wine and a chalice of Stella Artois. Information on the July Mash-Up will be released at a later date. Beaker & Gray is located in Wynwood at 2637 N. Miami Ave. Dinner begins promptly at 7PM. For more information on the Miami Spice Restaurant Program please visit iLoveMiamiSpice.com.
Celebrate Sushi Day at O’Lima
O’Lima Miami celebrates International Sushi Day with a complimentary order of signature rolls between 5 and 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17. Just minutes from Bay Harbour Shops, guests at the upscale Peruvian-Japanese fusion restaurant choose between two rolls, each added to the menu, at full price, for the weekend. The Ceviche Roll ($16) includes Mahi Mahi marinated in aji amarillo chile sauces and topped with crispy onions, while the Glazed Duck Roll ($14) is a fusion between Peruvian and Japanese sushi with glazed duck, avocado and sweet potato. (1052 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor, FL 33154; (305) 864-4392)