What to Do in Miami This Week [June 10-16]

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Happy hour at Gekko

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the top events in Miami! Stay up-to-date on the latest happenings in the Magic City with our curated selection of the best restaurants and places to see and be seen.

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Tuesday, June 11: National Margherita Pizza Day at Ironside Pizza 

Get ready to celebrate National Pizza Margherita Day on Tuesday, June 11, with the best in the biz! Head over to Ironside Pizza in Miami’s Upper Eastside for an authentic Neapolitan feast. This lively spot, the casual cousin of the upscale Toscana Divino, brings high-end Italian flavors to a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Ironside Pizza prides itself on quality, using fresh, local ingredients from nearby farms and their own garden. Their wood-fired pizzas and calzones steal the spotlight, with a touch of Florida pine smoke adding a unique flavor. The diverse menu, including gluten-free and vegan options, caters to all. Among the tempting choices, the margherita pizza is a standout favorite. This classic pie features creamy mozzarella fior di latte, homemade San Marzano tomato sauce, freshly picked basil, and a rich olive oil drizzle.

Thursday, June 13: New Happy Hour at Gekkō

This month, Gekkō, the electrifying Japanese-inspired steakhouse from Groot Hospitality’s David Grutman and global superstar Bad Bunny, is rolling out its highly anticipated happy hour just in time for summer. The Brickell hotspot is about to become your go-to hangout every Monday through Friday, from 5 to 8 p.m., with an irresistible happy hour menu in Gekkō’s swanky lounge area and outdoor patio. Prepare your taste buds for a lineup of signature cocktails, each priced at  $12. Sip on the exotic Forbidden Corner, a mix of Astral Blanco Tequila, Dos Hombres Mezcal, pamplemousse, and Owen’s Grapefruit Soda. If wine is more your style, enjoy selections by the glass for just $10, or recline with some beers and hard seltzers for $6. And don’t get us started on the bites. Indulge in milk bread topped with wasabi furikake, savor the luxurious salmon truffle handroll, delight in the flavorful pork gyoza, and don’t miss out on the succulent short rib robata; all priced at $10-12. With a menu this dope, Gekkō’s happy hour is set to be the hottest ticket in town. Be there or be square!

Gekko is located at 8 SE 8thStreet, Miami, FL 33131. For more information, visit their official website.


Friday, June 14: Tomahawk Steak at RED South Beach

What to Do in Miami This Week [June 10-16] - Gekko, Ironside Pizza, Lobster Shack, RED South Beach, weekly - July 2024

June is National Steakhouse Month, and we’re all about that. Inviting all food lovers to experience the epitome of fine dining at the most upscale steakhouse in town – RED South Beach! At the heart of the celebration is the show-stopping 32oz. C.A.B. Long Bone Tomahawk Ribeye steak is offered at an unbeatable price of just $99 throughout the month. This prime cut is expertly grilled to perfection, promising a juicy, flavorful experience that will leave you craving more. And what’s a steak without the sides? RED South Beach is renowned for its decadent side dishes that elevate your meal to new heights. Savor the creamy, cheesy four-cheese mac & cheese, or dig into the rich goodness of their creamed spinach.

Saturday, June 15: National Lobster Day at the Lobster Shack

What to Do in Miami This Week [June 10-16] - Gekko, Ironside Pizza, Lobster Shack, RED South Beach, weekly - July 2024

National Lobster Day is about to get lit at the Lobster Shack! This family-run gem is the ultimate destination for lobster lovers, dedicated to serving up the freshest Maine lobsters that are flown in daily. The Lobster Shack is renowned for its mouthwatering menu that turns lobster into an art form. From morning till night, the Lobster Shack’s kitchen will be in full swing, crafting an array of crustacean dishes that will make your taste buds dance. Indulge in their rich and creamy lobster bisque, savor the gooey goodness of lobster mac and cheese, or enjoy their lobster tacos with a kick. Their iconic lobster rolls are a must-try, packed with succulent chunks of lobster meat, and for those who want to go all out, the live Maine lobster entrées are the epitome of marine indulgence. Since it’s Saturday, it’s the perfect time to kick back with some drinks. The Lobster Shack will be pouring pitchers of their legendary punch, alongside refreshing margaritas and mojitos that pair perfectly with the day’s lobstery festivities.

Angelina Kurganska

Angelina Kurganska is a traveling food and tea writer. She spent years as a professional cook in North America, Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Angelina is particularly enthralled by the subtle world of Japanese cuisine and enjoys making pottery in her free time.

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