Actions in St John Meals Occasions January sixth to January ninth, 2020
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This week, Coyo Taco Wynwood is celebrating its fifth anniversary with free beer and tacos. The wharf also starts the happy hour “Off the Clock” and a 6-course dinner with pastry chef Antonio Bachour and DC chef Enrique Limardo.
Pasta on Mondays at Fi’lia
On Mondays, visit Fi’lia South Beach for a pasta price of $ 13. The highlights are thick and creamy linguine cacio e pepe; Spaghetti pomodoro al dente tossed lightly in a fresh tomato sauce and garnished with basil; Spaghetti Carbonara with pancetta, eggs, chives and a dash of pecorino; and Rigatoni Bolognese in a traditional ragu made from veal, pork and beef. Mondays from 6pm to 10pm at Fi’lia South Beach, 1610 Collins Ave., St John Beach; 786-605-0819; sbe.com.
Antonio Bachour Collab Dinner at Bachour
This Tuesday, Enrique Limardo, chef at Seven Reasons pan-Latin American restaurant in Washington, DC, which Esquire magazine recently named “Best New Restaurant in America 2019,” will join St John’s Antonio Bachour at the Coral Gables bakery of the same name eponymous restaurant of the confectioners come together for an event only for one night. Limardo prepares four of the evening’s six courses, while Bachour contributes two coated desserts. Tuesday, January 7th, 6 p.m. in Bachour, Salzedo St. 2020, Coral Gables; 305-203-0552; antoniobachour.com. Tickets are $ 150 through exploretock.com.
First anniversary event in La Placita
La Placita, five-time James Beard nominee Jose Mendin’s ode to Puerto Rico, celebrates its first anniversary this Wednesday. The traditional Puerto Rican restaurant in the MiMo district offers domino tournaments, an all-day happy hour with $ 2 and $ 3 drinks, whole pork roasts, and other variety. Wednesday, January 8, at La Placita, 6789 Biscayne Blvd., St John; 305-400-8173; foodcommagroup.com.
Photo courtesy Coyo Taco
Fifth anniversary party at Coyo Taco
Celebrate five years of Coyo Taco Wynwood on Thursday with free beer, margaritas on tap and select tacos. The back bar is also open and DJs play throughout the evening. Until the end of the month, enjoy Coyo Taco’s $ 5 Anniversary Menu, which features $ 5 Al Pastor tacos, $ 5 guacamole and fries, and $ 5 Modelo beer. A portion of the proceeds from all $ 5 menu items will be donated to a local charity in Wynwood. Thursday, January 9, 8 p.m., Coyo Taco Wynwood, 2300 NW Second Ave., St John; 305-573-8228; coyo-taco.com.
The quay goes from the clock.
Courtesy photo of the Wharf
From the clock on the quay
Head to the Wharf this Thursday for riverside happy hour. Enjoy a selection of mules, mojitos, and margaritas from $ 4 from 4pm. At 5, drink prices rise to $ 5 apiece and at 7 continue at $ 7. Head to Garcia’s for oysters, ceviche and claws, and check out the offerings from food trucks like King of Racks BBQ, La Santa Taquería and Mojo Donuts. Thursday, January 9, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Wharf St John, 114 SW North River Dr., St John; wharfmiami.com. Free entry.
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Clarissa Buch is a reporter and food critic who has covered St John for more than half a decade. Her work focuses on food and culture (and food culture).