News & Notes

Change is a coming – new restaurants, specials, menus and more…

  • Brickell workers and residents have one more place to raise a glass today courtesy of this week’s grand opening of Brickell Irish Pub. The large, television-stocked space (18 50-inchers, 7 42-inchers and one 136-inch projection screen) caters to locals with lunch, dinner, late night bites, beer, whiskey and cocktails aplenty. Over 40 different brands of whiskey are available, as are pub favorites like chicken wings, burgers and an Irish dip sandwich. Also in the works – live music, open mic nights, foosball, dart & pool tournaments. Brickell Irish Pub: 1471 South Miami Ave, Brickell; 305-381-6651
  • LA import Apple celebrates its grand opening in an invite-only soiree tomorrow night. writer took a First Look at the restaurant come nightclub’s seasonal produce and seafood heavy offerings.Apple Restaurant & Lounge: 1437 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-531-2600
  • Oceanaire closes out the weekend with Lobster Bake Sunday Specials. For $36 enjoy a choice of soup or salad; a lobster bake featuring a 1.25 lb lobster, clams, mussels, corn on the cobb and baby red potatoes steamed together in old bay seasoning; and your choice of dessert. Oceanaire Seafood Room: 900 S Miami Ave, Brickell; 305-372-8862
  • 8oz Burger Bar is wooing the 10 and under set with a new kids menu. For $8, kids can dig into  super power fingers (chicken fingers), pirate butter & jelly, mighty mouse burger, oodles & doodles of noodles and grilled treasure chest (grilled cheese) while their parents enjoy new adult menu items like a BBQ chicken sandwich, wilted spinach salad, mac & cheese and smashed potatoes. Also new at the SoBe hotspot – microbeer of the month & a Wii Zone, available to kdis & kids at heart free of charge. 8oz Burger Bar: 1080 Alton Rd, Miami Beach; 305-397-8246