Heading south for brunch? Here are some spots to book:
BALEENkitchen, Sole Miami, 17315 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach
From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, a $49 prix-fixe meal means you sit indoors or outside with a view of the ocean for globally inspired, locally sourced dishes, along with craft cocktails and “an extensive list of exotic takes on the classic Moscow mule.”
International Smoke, 19565 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 786/254-0422
This new location is one of four Smoke venues from Chef Michael Mina and celeb Ayesha Curry, and now brunch is coming to its lineup. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays, dishes such as Jamaican jerk chicken and waffles and French omelet stuffed with pork belly are featured, along with bottomless rose and mimosa options. With live music on Sundays.
Zuma Miami, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305/577-0277
Sunday brunch has been the norm here, and now Saturdays are included, too. Meals are served with the shared plate, izakaya style, that includes a brunch cocktail. Prix-fixe meals (there are three options) start at $95 per person.
Show tickets bring patrons double deals in Fort Lauderdale
If you’re headed to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, or the Parker Playhouse, your ticket to a show will bring more than just that performance. If you decide to eat or drink before or after a show, these venues will honor your same-day tickets for discounts.
It’s a new Preferred Restaurant Partners program, and makes a lot of sense. Here are the deals you will find when you show an e-ticket, confirmed reservation or ticket stub:
15th Street Fisheries: 20 percent off check, not including tax and gratuities
Burlock Coast: Complimentary appetizer with an entrée purchase
The Chimney House Grill and Cafe: Pre-theater prix fixe menu with three courses for $29
Good Spirits Fifth & Fed: Free bottle of Chalk Hill Wine with the purchase of two entrees
Shooters Waterfront: 10 percent off food and beverage with ticket stub, not including tax and gratuities
The Royal Pig Pub: 20 percent off check, not including tax and gratuities
Timpano Chophouse: Complimentary appetizer with an entrée purchase
Township FTL: Complimentary appetizer with the purchase of an entrée
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille: Complimentary valet parking and 10% off check, not including tax and gratuities
YOLO – You Only Live Once: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of an entrée