#DishHitList: Sweet Spot Pride Parties, Yappy Hours, and Clouds of Beef

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It’s officially fall and while that might not mean golden leaves on our evergreen palm trees, it does mean some shiny new specials at a few of our favorite spots. 

Here are 11 Miami restaurant specials, events, and promos to check out this month. 

Agave Bandido Gets New Chef/New Menu

Agave Bandido, a Mexican kitchen and tequila bar in Pembroke Pines, is announcing a new chef and some new menu items to ring in his entrance. Their new executive chef, Omar Martinez, brings over 25 years of experience in the field and plans to help take Agave’s culinary experience to the next level with seasonal ingredients and a fresh fall menu. Think a variety of tacos and dishes a la parrilla, including the carne asada tacos, topped with shaved onion, radish, chimichurri, and cilantro; fajitas, served on a hot skillet with onions and peppers alongside house-made tortillas, shredded Oaxaca cheese, sour cream and salsa with the choice of steak, chicken, shrimp or combo; and the spiced rubbed churrasco, topped with chimichurri and served with yucca fries and garlic cilantro crema. There’s also a new cocktail on the block: the spicy cantaloupe margarita, made with La Adelita Blanco Tequila, fresh cantaloupe juice, and Fresno chili syrup. 

Agave Bandito is located at 14531 SW 5th St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027. For more information, visit their official website

Bakan Celebrates Mexican Independence Day 

On September 16th, this Wynwood staple is celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day with a traditional Mexican dish known as “Chiles en Nogada.” This dish is prepared with roasted poblano chiles, which are then stuffed with slow cooked pork, almonds, pecans, dried and fresh fruit and herbs, served with a walnut and cherry wine cream sauce and sprinkled with fresh pomegranate. Get it while it’s hot. 

Bakan is located at 2801 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127. For more information, visit their official website

Doral Deals You Don’t Want to Miss

Happy hour with our pups? All the yeses. On Friday, September 17 from 4 to 7pm at The Doral Yard, enjoy a Yappy Hour with Woofgang Bakery, a special happy hour for dog owners hosted in The Backyard. Furry friend gets special baked treats, you get your sip on.  

On September 29, it’s BOGO at Della Bowls. Buy one, get one house favorite, or build-your-own-bowl and get the second one free.  Another cool thing Della Bowls is going? Free birthday treats. Guests can stop by on their birthdays for a complimentary dulce de leche macaron or chocolate chip cookie, bar, brownie or almond buttercup. 

The Doral Yard is located at 8455 NW 53rd St Suite 106, Doral, FL 33166. For more information, visit their official website

La Placita Celebrates National Mofongo Day

As obsessed with fried plantains as we are? Celebrate National Mofongo Day at La Placita on September 24th with specials on the fan-favorite Puerto Rican dish as well as Piña Coladas. 

La Placita is located at 6789 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138. For more information, visit their official website.

Mamey Lunch Special

Hurricanes lovers, rejoice! Coral Gables’ Mamey, chef Niven Patel’s Caribbean-inspired farm-to-table eatery is now inviting Hurricanes to indulge in their new Hurry’Canes $25 two-course express lunch special available daily between 11:30am and 3pm for all University of Miami students and faculty. Not one of those? You can still enjoy it for an additional $5. 

Mamey is located at 1350 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146. For more information, visit their official website

Meat N’ Bone Newest Product Will Leave You Speechless 

This just in. Meat N’ Bone’s newest product, Miyazaki-Gyu A5 Wagyu, is something you’ll want to get your hands on pronto. According to the company, beef is measured on five factors: marbling, meat color and brightness, firmness and texture of meat, and color, luster and quality of fat. A5 means this beef checks out big time. Meat N’ Bone describes its taste as “a creamy mouth-feel in each bite. It’s literally like tasting a cloud…a cloud of beef.” In that case, we’ll be floating right on over. 

For more information on Meat N’ Bone, visit their official website

Miami Beach Pride Week Restaurant Specials

Between September 10 and 19, a few local spots are celebrating Miami Beach Pride Week in style. 

At Miami Diner, SoBe’s retro American hangout spot, guests can sip on bright and flavorful Strawberry Rainbow Milkshakes. They’ll be loaded with sprinkles, whipped cream, and a Fruit Loop rim. 

Osteria Morini, the Italian eatery by NYC’s Altamarea Group and the Kimpton Palomar, is hosting a special Groovy Brunch: Pride Edition hosted by local drag queen Jasmine Pryce Lords with live performances by Coco Lords and Kahtya Tehnsion on September 11th from 11 am to 3 pm. That same day, from 5 to 11 pm, Osteria Morino will host a “Sweet Spot Pride” party featuring a special DJ set by award-winning LGBTQ icon Ultra Naté. General admission to the event is priced at $35 per person pre-event and $40 at the door. 

g.l.o.w., Wynwood’s ‘superfood and super froyo’ shop with a menu by LGBTQ+ Chef Todd Erickson is featuring a limited edition Pride Passion Fruit flavor available throughout September. Prices start at $3.50 for a cup and 100% of net profits will go to charities that support girls’ empowerment.

Miami Diner is located at 140 SE 1st Ave Suite A, Miami, FL 33131. For more information, visit their official website

Osteria Morini is located at 1750 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

g.l.o.w. is located at 7 NW 25th St #104, Miami, FL 33127. For more information, visit their official website

Negroni Week – September 13-19

Drink well, do well? Sign us up. All throughout Negroni Week, Bulla Gastrobar and Pisco y Nazca locations are celebrating the boozy holiday by donating $1 from each Negroni sold to CORE, a national non-profit known as “Children Of Restaurant Employees” in charge of providing financial relief to F&B operations employees with children when either have a health crisis, injury, death, or natural disaster. 

For more information on Bulla Gastrobar, visit their official website. For more information on Pisco y Nazca, visit their official website.

Pilo’s Tequila Garden Deals for National Guacamole Day

Known for its fresh guac, flautas, and tacos as well as its open-air tequila garden, where guests can taste various types of tequilas while enjoying live entertainment, Pilo’s new Wynwood location is calling all guacamole lovers to head over on September 16. The restaurant will be serving up $5 guacamole, $5 tacos (two per order), and $5 beers. Cheers to that. 

Pilo’s Tequila Garden is located at 158 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127. For more information, visit their official website

Public Square Happy Hour

Coral Gables’ American fare restaurant has a happy hour you shouldn’t be missing. Stop by any weekday from 5 to 7 pm for half-priced cocktails and $3.50 beers and wines by the glass. And if you need some food to help with all the alcohol, enjoy a variety of bar bites, such as Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice, Blue Point Oysters, and Black Angus Beef Sliders, priced between $3.50 to $10. 

Public Square is located at 6915 Red Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33143. For more information, visit their official website.

Special Summer Menus at Bâoli, Marion, and El Tucán

Miami-based hospitality group Mr. Hospitality is offering $65 Endless Summer menus (3-courses) at their signature concepts throughout the month of September. At Bâoli, guests can take in the European party-vibes while enjoying the restaurant’s playful Asian eats. Choose from apps like Tuna Tataki or Spicy Salmon Avocado Roll; mains such as Colorado Rack of Lamb or Komameshi Mushroom Risotto; and desserts like the Youtiao Nutella Churros.  Marion will offer apps including Wagyu Beef Tataki or Lobster Caesar Salad; entrées such as the Truffle Bucatini Pasta or  Spicy Beef Tenderloin; and sweet treats like the Green Tea Layer Cake or Chocolate Molten cake. El Tucán, alongside extravagant dining and some classic cabaret, will offer apps such as their Salmon Tempura Rolls or Hamachi Jalapeno; mains like Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon or Charcoaled Baby Back Ribs; and a Crème Brulee. 

Note that guests must be seated by 8:30 pm to partake in either of the set menus. 

Bâoli is located at 1906 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.

Marion is located at 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130. For more information, visit their official website.

El Tucán is located at 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130. For more information, visit their official website.

Ana Heretoiu

Ana Heretoiu is a freelance writer/brand copywriter based in Miami. Over the last 8 years she has covered hospitality, fashion, art & wellness in both editorial and advertorial capacity. Her former stints include being an editor for Eater Miami and contributor for several print and digital publications, including Ocean Drive Magazine, Modern Luxury, Think Magazine, Racked & Dining Out. Aside from writing, Ana enjoys teaching Yoga, getting in and out of the twistiest of shapes, and inventing new words, like “twistiest.”

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