Drinking wine: it’s pretty fun. Thinking about what wine to drink: not quite so much. Fortunately, Perks is doing the thinking for the both of you, hooking you up with six bottles of a little Spanish gem called the 2014 “Tres Picos” Garnacha. Wine Spectator placed it in their Top 100 Wines of 2016. But it hasn’t let success go to its head.
Things to do for January 18, 2017
Mezcal, a Retractable Roof and a New Brunch With Bottomless Things
Yes, the Weekend Has Big Plans for YouBy Ginger Harris
A Nonna-Approved Evening at Bacaro
Grand-opening parties are good. Grand-opening parties with gratis wine and champagne are better. Grand-opening parties with passed apps made with the chef’s Venetian grandmother’s recipes are king. Toss in a DJ and... right, you get it. You should go to Bacaro’s grand-opening party.
Setai’s New Bar Is Missing Something (in a Good Way)
The new courtyard bar at the Setai has a retractable roof. You should go out there on a sunny day and eat some truffle dumplings. Perhaps drink a martini. Wear some bright pants and feel all great about your decisions. Consider the bright pants optional in this scenario.
Viva la Mezcal. And Tequila. And Chalupas.
Two new Mexican spots. Here we go...
Mercado Negro: Is a mezcaleria inside TacoCraft hidden behind a wall. There are many mezcals there.
Lolo’s Surf Cantina: Is a place with margaritas, mezcals, tequilas and bone marrow chalupas created by the godfather of Mexican street food, Richard Ampudia.
This was fun, thanks.
Now You See the Standard, Now You Don’t
Take everything but the beds from the Standard (yoga, music, dancing, food), move it to Biscayne Green for one fleeting Saturday, add frosé on tap, try not to be annoyed by the ubiquity of frosé on tap, and you’ve got... well, this pop-up from the Standard. Let’s hear it for huge buildups, though.
Got a Nice Little Brunch Here for You
Olla has a new weekend brunch with bottomless Bloody Marias and jars filled with smoked salmon and other examples of deliciousness. You should probably go play a part in that scenario, is all we’re saying.