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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On August - 19 - 2010

by: Maryanne Salvat

sushiSushi 101 

Miami Beach’s favorite multi-cultural restaurant, SUSHISAMBA dromo, is offering Floridians and visitors alike an opportunity to sample sake and learn special culinary techniques from the sushi and sake experts of SUSHISAMBA dromo.  The class will be offered bi-monthly and will be conducted under the leadership of SUSHISAMBA dromo’s beverage director, Mackenzie Parks.  Sushi & Sake classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m.  The two-hour class offers an educational experience, which includes five flights of sake and a sushi sampler platter for the reasonable price of $75 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Classes will begin August 11, 2010.    To reserve a space for one of the upcoming classes or to learn more, call SUSHISAMBA dromo at 305.673.5337.


Dance for Best Buddies

On Friday, August 20, head to Arthur Murray Studio from 4 to 5 p.m. to learn some sizzling summer moves and help Best Buddies.  Best Buddies is a non-profit  organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Arthur Murray Studio is located at 1060 Brickell Avenue.   To RSVP contact:


app000Bartender’s Challenge

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum is pleased to announce the first Bartender Challenge kicking off this August and hitting Miami on Monday, August 23rd.  The Appleton Estate Rum 2010 Remixology Bartender’s Challenge is designed for passionate bartenders committed to perfecting classic and new cocktail creations.  Participants must currently be bartenders at a bar or restaurant in Miami. Judges include Willy Shine, Contemporary Cocktails and John Lermayer, Mixologist, Florida Room.  The remixing runs from 5 to 9 p.m at Viceroy Miami. For more information on Appleton Estate Rum’s Bartender’s Challenge, visit

 Leading Ladies 

The Leading Ladies League will be hosting a charity cocktail party at the Miami Institute for Age Management & Intervention (Four Seasons Hotel & Tower), on Wednesday, August   25, from 6 to 9 p.m. to benefit The Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Guests will enjoy light bites, cocktails, music, artwork, and cosmetic treatments.  For more information, visit


SocialMiami-365x100Social Miami and Segafredo Turn 10!

Join Social Miami, on Friday, August 27, as it celebrates its ten year anniversary at Epicure, with a grand fête featuring gourmet food and cocktails.  Music and entertainment   will be provided by Rudy Perez.   The festivities begin at 7 p.m. at Epicure Sunny Isles Beach, 17190 Collins Avenue.

On Sunday, August 29th, Segafredo on Lincoln Road, also referred to as “L’Originale,” will be celebrating itsimages 10th year in business as the first Segafredo branch to open in Florida. As usual, this Miami favorite will be serving delicious meals and amazing beverages, but for their anniversary celebration they are going all out with a block party, where DJs Mr. V. and Miss Patty will be spinning their best tunes for all to hear.  The festivities begin at 5 p.m.

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