By: Maryanne Salvat

mawThe 19th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Kick-Off Cocktail

InterContinental Miami will host a kickoff celebration in honor of the upcoming 19th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball benefiting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida on Thursday, September 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Held each year at the downtown icon and attended by more than 250 of South Florida’s leading philanthropists, the exclusive preview event will celebrate the annual Ball, to be held on Saturday, November 2; Invitation Only. To RSVP or for more information contact

Matt@taraink.com.

 

 

solernoSardelli Italian Steakhouse and Solerno Blood Orange Liquor Host a Four Course Paired Cocktail Dinner

Monday, September 16, Solerno Blood Orange Liquor and Sardelli Italian Steakhouse in Hollywood, FL is hosting a 4 course paired cocktail and dinner party with Jackie Patterson, the amazing Brand Ambassador for Solerno.  Creative cocktails and a 4 course dinner all for just $55! RSVP is required to take advantage of this special night.  Seating is limited, so please RSVP soon to  Lauren.Sanchez@momentumww.com.  Cocktail reception starts at 6pm and dinner at 7:30pm.  

 

 

 

 

 

island bistroIsland Bistro Coffee Bar

In gearing up for The Island Bistro’s official launch in November, the french-inspired restaurant in Brickell Key is first celebrating the addition of its coffee bar with take-out service featuring South Florida’s finest, Panther Coffee. Locals are invited early to preview the space and sample complimentary mini coffee and pastries through Friday, September 13 between 7:00 and 11:00 p.m. The coffee bar will officially open for business on Friday, September 13.

 

 

turnberryThe 100K Ultimate Guys Golf Package at Turnberry Isle

Turnberry Isle Miami, the legendary South Florida retreat, is launching the Ultimate Guys Golf Weekend aka “the $100K Package.” Available for a group of 20 guys, the all-inclusive package breaks down to $5,000 per person. It includes a variety of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and experiences including professionally fitted Scotty Cameron Putters, and customized MyJoys Golf Shoes, with VIP treatments and daily rounds of golf to just name a few.  For more information on this exclusive package visit: http://www.turnberryislemiami.com/ultimate-guys-golf-weekend-package-,specialsPackages_viewItem_61-en.html.

 

The_Sizzling_History_of_Miami_CuisineThe Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

On Thursday, September 19, executive chef Miguel Aguilar of Wynwood Kitchen & Bar,and Mandy Baca, the author of The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine, will give diners a glimpse back into Miami’s humble culinary scene with a collaborative six-course dinner beginning in the 1940’s and progressing to the 1980’s and beyond. History buffs and food aficionados will enjoy a pre-fixe menu for $70 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), with each course relating to a specific and influential time period. As part of the experience, guests will receive a complimentary welcome cocktail, the Nat Gubbins sangria, a lost cocktail originally served at The Biltmore Hotel, as well as a copy of The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine. A cocktail reception will be held at 7 p.m.; dinner will begin at 7:30 p.m.  Seating is limited, reservations are highly recommended. As part of the experience, guests will receive a complimentary welcome cocktail, the Nat Gubbins sangria, a lost cocktail originally served at The Biltmore Hotel, as well as a copy of The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine. A cocktail reception will be held at 7 p.m.; dinner will begin at 7:30 p.m.  Seating is limited, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations for the Sizzling History of Miami dinner can be made by calling 305.722.8959.

 

 

 

gbsThe Salon at GBS Offers $5 Blow-Outs

Five dollars doesn’t buy much these days, but during an exclusive four-day event at The Salon at GBS Coral Gables, five dollars will get you shiny, beautiful hair. Whether before an important meeting or a night on the town, from Wednesday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21, on-the-go glam girls can enjoy professional blowouts by expert stylist Cristina Coego-Ruiz for a flat rate of only $5 (value: $35+). Catering to the women who want salon-perfect hair without the hassle of doing it themselves, Cristina’s sought-after blowouts create bouncy or sleek styles.With years of experience as an in-demand stylist among local celebrities and TV personalities, Cristina specializes in cut and color artistry, extensions, styling and blowouts, the DevaCurl system and keratin treatments. Space is limited so call 305.443.6246 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

TJames_Beard_Foundation_Taste_Americahe James Beard Foundation’s Taste America

Join the The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America®: “Local Flavor from Coast To Coast,” a national traveling food festival that will visit Miami on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21. The five weekend festival will visit 10 cities from September 20 through October 19. Taste America will showcase culinary all-stars and public events exploring the nation’s unique range of local cuisines in Miami, along with nine other cities including Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. Taste America is presented by the James Beard Foundation (JBF) in partnership with Chase Sapphire Preferred® Visa Signature®. Tickets for the public are available at http://www.jbftasteamerica.org/tickets.

 

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