Things to do for January 27, 2011
$5 Champagne, Endless Paella and Cinematic Picnics
The weekend has never defrosted a car.
$5 Champagne at Area 31
It’s called “Veuve on the Clock,” and it works like this: a normally $20 glass of Veuve Clicquot will be priced according to the time during happy hour. From 5 to 5:59pm, a glass is $5; from 6 to 6:59pm, $6; and so on. Fingers crossed for “Lobster on the Clock.”
Endless Paella on Ocean Drive
You’ve been wanting to eat your body weight in paella for some time now. It happens tomorrow night, when Maya kicks off their Friday all-you-can-eat paella dinner party on the patio. Look for the three-foot pan, the flamenco guitar players and the Penelope Cruz look-alikes.
Ever since you left Juilliard to pursue a career in hip-hop, you’ve turned your back on the symphony. But you’ll want to return tomorrow, when the New World will be projecting a live concert of Wagner on the new Frank Gehry–designed music hall. Don’t forget the picnic basket.
Speaking of picnic baskets, you’ll want to pack yours with more wine, cheese and/or Cheez-Its on Saturday and head to the sands behind One Bal Harbour for an outdoor screening of a music documentary. There’ll be couches and free popcorn, so maybe don’t bring that girl with braces.
Gratis Tea Cocktails in the DD
Even if you never cared for iced tea, you’ll want to head to The Stage on Sunday night, when the head bartender from Hakkasan will be mixing you unlimited tea cocktails like the Midnight Cantonese Tea, made with vodka, ginger liqueur and jasmine tea. No one sips tea like you.