January 12, 2018 | things to do
Big Easy Winebar & Grill
Brickell City Centre’s South African inspired, Big Easy Winebar & Grill, invites revelers to take it easy and watch the big game! Beginning at 4PM, guests can enjoy specials from the Easy Hour menu, with draft beers for $5 and half-off wines by the glass along with well spirits and signature cocktails (regularly priced at $10-$18). Flights of both white and red South African Wines are $12 and include three 2 oz. tastings of select bottles. Shareable bites ($4-$8) include Truffle Potato Chips; Big Easy Wings – choice of Peri Peri or Braai Sauce; Fried Green Tomatoes, Pork Belly “Lollipops”; Mini Cauliflower Samosas; or Short Rib Sliders served on a brioche bun with horseradish cream. Big Easy Winebar & Grill is located at 701 South Miami Avenue, Suite 339 in Miami’s Brickell City Centre. Telephone: (786) 814-5955; www.bigeasy.miami.
CORSAIR Kitchen + Bar
The first Sunday in February marks a longtime American tradition of gathering with friends and family to eat and drink your way through the annual championship game of the National Football League. Head to Aventura’s CORSAIR KITCHEN + BARlocated off the green at the JW Marriot Miami Turnberry with one of the best brunches in South Florida. For a more elegant pregame to kick-off the football festivities, indulge in bottomless mimosas and a DIY Bloody Mary bar with a whopping 52 ingredients to mix and match including thick-cut bacon strips, jumbo cocktail shrimp, and premium vodkas. As always, a bountiful buffet and choice of cook to order specialties will be available. Honoring the two Super Bowl LIII contenders, CORSAIR’s Executive Chef Gordon Maybury will also be serving dueling brunch plates presenting each competing city’s famed food favorites. Guests can then transition from Brunch to the bar equipped with TV screens to watch the game and choose from a curated selection of draft beers. Brunch will be served on Superbowl Sunday from 11:30AM to 3PM for $52 per person, which includes bottomless mimosas. The 52-ingredient Bloody Mary bar is available for an additional $8. CORSAIR Kitchen + Bar is located in the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura; Telephone: (786) 279-6800; https://www.jwturnberry.com/aventura-restaurants/corsair-kitchen-and-bar
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
The iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering football fans the ultimate poolside game day experience from your very own private cabana. The famed hotel will offer guests several packages for the day that will include a variety of snacks and beverages to keep fans fueled while cheering on their favorite team in the privacy of their own lavish oasis. Cabana goers can head to their exclusive retreats as early as 9AM on game day, or show up just before kick-off at 6PM. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. Telephone: (305) 538-2000; www.fontainebleau.com. To reserve cabanas, please call 305-538-2000 or dial 3450 from your guestroom.
MVP PACKAGE l 1 Bottle of Grey Goose Magnum, Six-Pack of Red Bull & Voss Water
$700 for the game 6PM-11PM
$1500 for the day 9AM-11PM.
TOUCHDOWN PACKAGE l 1 Bottle of Grey Goose, 3 Buckets of Heineken & Unlimited Chips & Salsa
$600 for the game 6PM-11PM
$950 for the day 9AM-11PM.
SAFETY PACKAGE l 1 Pitcher of Mojitos & 2 Orders of Chips & Salsa
$450 for the game 6PM-11PM
$650 for the day 9AM-11PM
Taurus Beer & Whiskey House
Nestled in one of Coconut Grove’s idyllic tree-lined avenues is one of Miami’s most historic and venerated bars, Taurus Beer & Whiskey House. Guests and regulars alike can watch the big game while enjoying a specially curated menu highlighting the best food and beverages from each participating team's city. The popular Coconut Grove locale will be screening the game on all seven TVs with seating options indoors, at the bar or outside on the patio. Taurus Beer & Whiskey House is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. Telephone: (305) 529-6523; www.taurusbeerandwhiskey.com.
The Lincoln Eatery
Celebrating its grand opening with a weekend-long schedule of events, performances and guest appearances, The Lincoln Eatery invites you to watch the big game on a giant outdoor screen just outside of the newly hatched eatery. Enjoy bites and drink specials from the 14 vendors and settle in under the stars for all the action at kick off. Opening to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony, junkanoo band and much more on Thursday, January 31, there will be music, games and special appearances all weekend long, culminating in the watch party on Sunday evening. 723 North Lincoln Lane, Miami Beach. @thelincolneatery for more details.
A Pan-Latin steakhouse located in the heart of Downtown Miami, Toro Toro, will be hosting a watch party for this year’s Super Bowl. Guests are invited to watch the big game in the restaurant’s lobby lounge where they will screen the game on a large projector. Food and beverage specials will be offered including five restaurant favorites – empanadas, croquets, wings, guacamole and sword fish dip – for $5 as well as $5 specials on draft and domestic beers. The party will begin at 5PM on Sunday, February 3 and continue until the restaurant’s closing at 11PM. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the Intercontinental in Downtown Miami. For reservations, please call (305)-372-4710. www.torotoromiami.com.