Things to do for December 15, 2011

The Weekender

$1 Oysters, Spanish Brunch and the Rusty Pelican

The weekend is your holiday bonus.

Thursday
The Rusty Pelican: No Longer Rusty
THE MAKEOVER

The Rusty Pelican: No Longer Rusty

The Pelican was always your go-to for Bloody Mary–drenched brunches on the open bay. And now, after a five-month renovation, the iconic spot is back, complete with a mod ’60s-style dining room and dishes like lobster crudo and Duck-Fat-Fried Australian Lamb Loin. It’s the turducken of lamb.

Friday
An Eight-Hour Happy Hour
POWER HOUR

An Eight-Hour Happy Hour

Happy hour—by definition, a short-lived occasion. Except when it’s extended to a leisurely eight hours. Every day of the week. It’s happening at China Grill’s bar, where cocktails are two-for-one and apps like lobster pancakes and curried chicken satay go for less than $10.

Daily starting Dec 16, noon-8pm, China Grill, 404 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-534-2211

$1 Oysters and Craft Beers Downtown
CUTTING EDGE

$1 Oysters and Craft Beers Downtown

And if Brickell is more in your happy hour orbit, you’ll be pleased to hear that the new steakhouse at the Four Seasons is lavishing you with dollar oysters and steak skewers. Also: beers like Harpoon’s UFO White and Inlet’s Monk in the Trunk are half off. Enjoy responsibly.

Sunday
A Seriously Porky New Brunch
EGG ON

A Seriously Porky New Brunch

Cap off the weekend by delving into a new culture. One where you get to drink sangria with breakfast. The gang at Pubbelly’s Spanish sibling, Barceloneta, is serving up eggs Benedict with pork belly and serrano ham with some seriously rich churros with chocolate. Wear your best matador pants.

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