Miami's Best Eats & Drinks This Weekend: Mangoes, Mojitos, and World Cup Fever

Categories: Weekend Guide

Photo by Laine Doss
Mango madness: Fruity fun at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Congrats. You've made it through yet another work week and sweet, sweet freedom is a mere few hours away.

There's much to do this weekend. You could snag a freebie, sample exotic fruit, have a delicious cocktail, celebrate the full moon, or watch the World Cup.

Weekend starts now!

See also: World Cup 2014: Where to Eat, Drink, and Watch the Finals

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7-Eleven Day
It's July in Miami. That means 90 degree temperatures and afternoon thunderstorms that only make it hotter out. You know what you need? A cold Slurpee -- the icy beverage that causes a painful-yet-pleasurable brain freeze and stains your tongue bright red or blue. Now, how about getting one for free? Today is July 11, better known as 7-Eleven day and America's favorite convenience store is giving away free small Slurpees to anyone until 7 p.m. We feel cooler just talking about it.

Courtesy 15th & Vine
National Mojito Day
You know what other made up holiday falls on this day? National Mojito Day. Yeah. We know it's not exactly Christmas, but seriously any excuse to have a mojito is a good one. For extra points, try the coconut mojito at 15th & Vine ($14). Made with Flor de Caña rum, lime juice, simple syrup, Coco Lopez, and mint, its creamy, minty taste is perfect for a Miami afternoon.

Location Info

15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar

485 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL

Category: General

Sole on the Ocean

17315 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Category: General

Tongue & Cheek

431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso Cafe

1421 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL

Category: General

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