Things to do for August 19, 2010

The Weekender

Fiery Wings, Endless ’Ritas and a Beer Cook-Off

The weekend is removing its shirt.

Thursday
Half Off Gourmet Burgers and 40% Off Exclusive Dopp Kits
BRAND-NEW PERKS

Half Off Gourmet Burgers and 40% Off Exclusive Dopp Kits

This week, Perks is bringing you half off your next gourmet burger delivery from BuiltBurger, the Seattle-based innovators of all things ground beef. (Mind-blowing flavors like Sriracha and Gruyère are just the beginning...) Plus: choose from three dopp kits from eShave, designed exclusively for UD readers, featuring their all-natural products and handmade razors, for 40% off. Your five o’clock shadow has been warned.

Hurricane Wings Opens in Midtown
GOOD CLUCK

Hurricane Wings Opens in Midtown

Restaurant row in Midtown just got a lot more finger-lickin’ with this, the 33rd outpost of the famed South Florida wing depot. Which means it’s now safe for you to stroll in for buckets of wings tossed in one of over 30 sauces, including a smoky Bourbon Apple Glaze and a zesty Habanero Lime dry rub. And speaking of sauce, there’s plenty of beer.

Norman’s 180 Goes Lunching
MIDDAY RIBS

Norman’s 180 Goes Lunching

Good news, Coral Gables: Norman’s 180 is now open for lunch. Your midday fixes now include tapas like Duck Meatballs with carrot-parsnip mash and mains like N’awlins Pizza with andouille sausage and Barbecue Baby Back Ribs with ham mac and cheese. Paving the way for the three-pork lunch...

Friday
A Canadian DJ Party at Cafeina
OH CANADA

A Canadian DJ Party at Cafeina

Canadian female DJ duo Ess and Emm may live in Miami now, but deep down, they’ll always be Maple Leafs. This Friday, they’re paying homage to their northern roots by giving you gratis Canadian Mist whiskey from 9 to 10pm and spinning records from fellow hockey-lovers Leonard Cohen, Chromeo and Feist. As far as what to wear, we assume you’ll want to show up in a Canadian tuxedo.

Saturday
Mercadito’s All-You-Can-Drink Brunch
HUEVOS AND ’RITAS

Mercadito’s All-You-Can-Drink Brunch

Star your calendars and thank the heavens you live in Miami. Mercadito has unveiled a new weekend brunch complete with Mexican breakfast staples like Huevos Ahogados (poached eggs and corn bread smothered in a chipotle-hollandaise sauce). Thirty dollars nets you three dishes like this for your table and—and—unlimited cocktails for you. Amazing, just amazing.

Sunday
Cooking with Beer at Lou’s
MICRO-MANAGING

Cooking with Beer at Lou’s

Lou’s, your favorite North Beach beer garden, is holding its first Microbrew Cook-Off on Sunday, where you can sample dishes from “cheftestants” that incorporate a microbrew (think: beer-braised beef) and down beers like Shock Top and Magic Hat at a brisk two-for-one clip. Maybe the best part: it’s still not too late to submit your Dogfish Head casserole.

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