Miami’s Best Eats and Drinks This Week: 25-Cent Cookies and Pubbelly Xmas Party
Vegan Fusion Cuisine Immersion at Vegan Fusion
A five-day vegan cuisine immersion, teaching guests all things raw, runs today through December 11. Attendees will study with Mark Reinfeld, the founding chef of the Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, and learn tips and tricks on raw food preparation and cooking. Each day will cover different types of dishes, including soups, salads, casseroles, wraps, pizza, tacos, and desserts. Tuition costs $775 per person. Purchase tickets at veganfusion.com.
Snail Social at the Wynwood Yard
Slow Food Miami, a local volunteer nonprofit dedicated to fresh produce, will hold its fourth Snail Social at the Wynwood Yard from 6 to 8 p.m. Thyme, the Wynwood Yard’s full bar, will offer guests a complimentary glass of wine. Additional offerings include 305 Golden Ale ($7) and the Yard Fizz ($8), made with vodka, garden dill syrup, celery bitters, and Perrier. Della Test Kitchen will create a special Della Backyard Harvest Bowl, made with quinoa and brown rice, yams, sautéed garden Asian greens, pickled radish, turmeric-miso-coconut sauce, and toasted almonds for $8.50. The event is open to the public.
Whiskey Dinner at GK Bistronomie
GK Bistronomie will hold a whiskey dinner featuring Redemption Rye whiskeys. Hosted by executive chef Rafael Perez and whiskey ambassador Joe Riggs, the evening will include a six-course menu paired with a line of Redemption Rye whiskeys. Dinner costs $70 per person. To reserve tickets, email Gary@GKBistronomie.com.
25-Cent Cookies at Whole Foods
Today is the last day to treat yourself to a 25-cent chocolate chip cookie from Whole Foods. All cookies are baked fresh daily. There’s a three-cookie limit per customer.
“La Parranda” Christmas Party at Pubbelly
Bringing Puerto Rican tradition to Miami, Pubbelly is teaming up with Goya, Don Q, and Wynwood Brewery to host its La Parranda Christmas party. Chef Xavier I. Pacheco from Puerto Rico will join Pubbelly’s Jose Mendin to create the Puerto Rican-inspired dinner. The boys will serve traditional island dishes such as alcapurria sorullitos with mayo-ketchup casero; bacalaitos gazpacho with pique froth; crispy cuajito salad with pig ears, berro, papaya verde, mango, chayote, and cilantro; mofongo de duca; and flan de queso. Dinner costs $70 per person. Two seatings are available, at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Reserve seats at pubbellyboys.com.