World Cup 2014 Fever!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On June - 11 - 2014

friesMcDonald’s Launches Street Art Inspired French Fry Boxes for FIFA World Cup

In conjunction with the FIFA World Cup 2014, McDonald’s has changed the look of its iconic red French fry packaging globally with bold, new artwork to celebrate the upcoming soccer event. In addition, the new fry boxes will be the key to “unlocking” a new app “McDonald’s GOL!” that will reward French fry loving patrons with an engaging, virtual trick-shot challenge. The app will be compatible with most Android and Apple mobile devices and will be available for download in the Google Play store and Apple App Store™.


The redesign will treat customers and futbol fans with an exclusive collection of original street art that reflects the beauty and passion of the game of futbol. Twelve artists from around the world were chosen to create the special new designs, which will canvas McDonald’s Medium and Large fry boxes in the majority of company-owned and franchised restaurants worldwide. To view the different designs visit:


SUSHISAMBA Mundial 2014sushi

SUSHISAMBA is celebrating the World Cup by bringing the action from Brazil to its locations in Miami Beach and Coral Gables for ‘SUSHISAMBA MUNDIAL 2014!’ In celebration of the games, each restaurant has created the ultimate viewing experience for fans, featuring special events, festive food and drinks, and live coverage of all matches from June 12 – July 13, 2014! Drawing from the brand’s cultural and culinary heritage, Brazil will be the centrepiece of the month-long fête. Kickoff in true SAMBA style on Thursday, June 12 for the Brazil versus Croatia game with samba dancers, dj’s, a themed menu, and drink specials;



Quattro Gastronomia Italiana World Cup 2014

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana, Lincoln Road’s Northern Italian dining destination will celebrate the World Cup with big-screen televised matches, a special 2-course menu and an array of cocktail specials. Available during all games, the World Cup 2-course menu is priced at $22.  All games will be televised and specials run from Thursday, June 12th through the final match on Saturday, July 12th .Reservations are suggested. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily. Telephone: 305.531.4833.


Fifa-World-Cup-Brazil-20141Traymore Restaurant and Bar

Traymore Restaurant and Bar at the newly opened Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, is uniting soccer fans throughout South Florida with its own celebration of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. From Thursday, June 12 to Sunday, July 13, the coveted new hotel restaurant on Collins Avenue will be broadcasting each match during the World Cup within its own private dining room area for soccer fans and food enthusiasts to enjoy on an especially installed giant screen. Executive Chef Jonathan Lane has created an exquisite tapas menu that will form the perfect accompaniment for attending soccer fans from every participating country to enjoy while they root for their favorite team. Reservations at Traymore Restaurant and Bar can be made by calling 305.695.3600, by emailing or via Open Table.  


Meat Market

Chef/Co-owner Sean Brasel will be offering an International Happy Hour menu at the bar. The 32 nations competing for the FIFA World Cup Trophy will be represented on the libations menu, as well as an array of menu items inspired by the competing countries. For reservations, call 305.532.0088 or visit


HaVen South Beach

South Beach’s premier gastro lounge will transform into a true haven for futbol fanatics for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The revered hangout for locals and tourists alike is encouraging fans to join the staff and come decked out in their favorite team’s uniform, along with face painting live all night at every game to support your country’s colors. For fuel to root on your team, Executive Chef Todd Erickson is creating a special menu paying homage to the host country Brazil; for more information call 305.987.8885 or visit



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