This Week's Best Eats and Drinks: Iron Fork Chefs' Battle and La Latina Goes to Pubbelly
This week we say hello to August, which happens to mark the commencement of Miami Spice, but we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves. It's Monday and things can only get better.
Courtesy of La Mar Drink up, it's Monday
From a Pubbelly and La Latina "arepada" collaboration to the annual Iron Fork showdown and Miami Spice kick off event, there's plenty to do before July leaves us for another year.
Just don't eat or drink too much. August looks equally eventful.
Cafecito Time at Marriott Stanton
If you happen to be in South Beach and at the Marriott Stanton at 3:05 p.m. on Mondays, make sure to claim your cup of java. To commemorate Miami's official cafecito time, the hotel is giving guests a gratis pick-me-up. It's also a way to show tourists how serious we take our cafecito breaks. Well done, Marriott.
Burger Beast Food Truck Rally for a Cause
It's no secret that blogger Sef Gonzalez loves food trucks. He also loves giving back to the community, so he's partnered with Common Threads for a special edition of Food Trucks at Arts Park tonight. The 14 participating trucks, which include Ms. Cheezious, B.C. Tacos, Sugar Yummy Mama, and Jefe's Original and more have all agreed to sell a healthy item with all proceeds going to Common Threads. It's a bit of a hike in Hollywood, but it's for a cause. Rally starts at 5:30 p.m.
Peruvian Independence Day
The country famous for cooking raw fish in lime juice is celebrating their independence today, and so are SushiSamba and La Mar. Order up a specialty pisco sour at SushiSamba and get a complimentary ceviche. That's even better than happy hour.
La Mar's got a whole independent menu to celebrate Independence Day (see what we did there?) today and Tuesday. It includes aji de gallina, carapulcra, and pisco sours.
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