Makoko hosts James Beard House preview dinner June 20

Makoto’s Makoto Okuwa heads to New York’s James Beard House June 27 to “cook for the who’s who of the culinary industry.” Locals can get a sneak peak of the feast with a $75 five-course meal at the Bal Harbour restaurant on June 20. Dishes include seasonal vegetable salad, sashimi, Wagyu beer Arroser and sushi tasting. Add $35 for sake pairing. 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour; 305-864-8600