Things to do for October 27, 2011

The Weekender

Bikini Battles, Motown Brunch and a Cheeseburger Made with Donuts

The weekend is alive... It’s alive!

Thursday
Bikini Models... Ready for Battle
WAR PAINT

Bikini Models... Ready for Battle

Swimwear designer Lila Nikole wants to ease you into the debauchery ahead. So in a party-prone Coral Gables boutique, DJ Dean Michaels will spin as vodka and sushi is passed. Just keep your eyes open for the body-painted troopers modeling Nikole’s new line: Native Warriors.

Friday
Duck Fat Potatoes in Fort Laud
ESCAL8

Duck Fat Potatoes in Fort Laud

For your “Next Time I’m in Broward” list: a small-plates joint by the former chef at Chef Allen’s. He’s here dishing out snacks like duck-fat-roasted marble potatoes, and on Fridays, those snacks are $3 and libations are half off. So... maybe next time will be this Friday.

Fridays, 5-8pm, PL8 Kitchen, 210 SW 2nd St, 954-524-1818

A Very Trippy Cocktail Party
LAST CHANCE

A Very Trippy Cocktail Party

Ah, the garden at Cafeina. A discreet, must-hit patch for cocktail gallivanting. Tomorrow, your beloved orchard will be transformed by local vixen Brinson Renda and partner Rocky Grimes’s video installation of all things mind-bending. The live music will help you bid adieu to the current exhibit, Into the Void.

Saturday
Motown. Brunch. Lester’s. Do It...
GO TO ’TOWN

Motown. Brunch. Lester’s. Do It...

Nothing wrong with a little house music and brunch, but we found a Wynwood alternative. Once a month, Lester’s spins Motown albums while your crew refuels on omelets and Bloodys. Diana Ross would want you to have this.

Last Saturday of every month, 10am-3pm, $15, Lester’s, 2519 NW 2nd Ave, 305-456-1784, RSVP here

Sunday
Scary Burgers That Just Work
SO JUICY

Scary Burgers That Just Work

When a Top Chef alum unveils a new burger menu, you go to it. Especially when it includes A Hunk of Burning Love, with bacon, caramelized bananas, spicy cheese and peanut butter. There’s also the Luther, a cheeseburger served on a Krispy Kreme donut. So yeah: it’s health food.

Now open, Bulldog Burger, 15400 Biscayne Blvd, 305-940-7972

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