Things to do for October 28, 2010

The Weekender

Heat Cocktails, Mobile Grilled Cheese and Endless Crab Legs

The weekend plays above the rim.

Thursday
An Endless Raw Bar in the Gables
CLAMMING UP

An Endless Raw Bar in the Gables

Your friend in Broward always raves about POC, an all-you-can-eat Asian buffet with a team of sushi chefs and a high-grade raw bar stocked with crab legs, oysters, clams, mussels and shrimp. Now you can find it in the Gables, outfitted with leather booths, flat-screens and free wi-fi.

Now open, POC, 2121 Ponce de Leon, 305-529-0882

Gratis Mojitos at De Rod Ocean
MUDDLING

Gratis Mojitos at De Rod Ocean

If you’ve yet to check out Douglas Rodriguez’s seafood supper club, what are you waiting for? Oh, right, this weekend. He’s knocking 20% off the tab, and if you mention UD, your first mojito is on the house. Order the Maine Lobster Ceviche and the Paella Vallenciana. No need to use a Cuban accent.

Friday
$5 Pre-Heat Cocktails and Apps
HEAT CHECK

$5 Pre-Heat Cocktails and Apps

It can be hard watching LeBron, D-Wade and Bosh dunk on everyone. So to make life a little easier, Area 31 is offering a home-game happy hour from two hours before the game until tipoff. Blackberry Old-Fashioneds and Smoked Kingfish Croquettes will cost you $5. And as for you, Boston, we’ll see you in the playoffs…

All home games starting Oct 29, Area 31, 270 Biscayne Blvd, 305-424-5234

Sunday
A Grilled Cheese Truck Arrives
MELTED

A Grilled Cheese Truck Arrives

Its name: CheeseMeMobile. Its wares: grilled cheese sandwiches with gruyère and blue cheese, applewood bacon and wasabi mayo. Also: sliders like sloppy joe, pulled pork and short rib. Follow it on Twitter—and for all other food truck inquiries, check out Burger Beast’s new widget.

Monday
Cigar Training at Bourbon Steak
AFICIONADO

Cigar Training at Bourbon Steak

Just in time for the arrival of your gold-plated humidor, the Aventura steakhouse is rolling out Cigar 101, taught by stogie guru and cigar-company prez Robert Caldwell. You’ll learn how to handle, select, cut and care for your smokes and taste the best bourbons to pair with tobacco. All tutorials should involve bourbon.

Nov 1, 6-8pm, $20, Bourbon Steak, 19999 W Country Club Dr, RSVP at 786-279-6600

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