Phuc Yea: Your Thursday Night Haunt

Thursdays can be relatively low-key (especially when you have 9-5 jobs like us), but at Phuc Yea, they’re anything but. The Vietnamese-Cajun restaurant turns up on Thursdays with fun drinks and oyster specials that help us forget the workweek. Instead of counting down to the weekend, you’ll be counting down to Tiki Thursdays.

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A Day at Burlock Coast and The Ritz-Carlton

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When we last visited Burlock Coast Seafare and Spirits at The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, we were all about their dinner offerings. This time, we’re all about their bottomless brunch. Don’t let the Seafare in the name fool you: There’s so much more to the menu than meets the eye — and brunch is the perfect example.

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The Typsy Mermaid: Quality Oysters and Champagne Pop Up in Coconut Grove

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In the sea that is Miami’s culinary scene, you’ll find a Pearl at the Coconut Grove Improv’s former stomping grounds: The Typsy Mermaid. Open on select weekends throughout summer, this oyster and champagne pop-up has come back for a second go-around after opening to critical acclaim during the town’s arts festival earlier this year.

We had a chance to speak with Owner Cynthia Seaman about the concept, the food and herself while noshing on some incredible cuisine.

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#FindMeAHomeFriday: Tulip – The Typsy Mermaid

Fried Oysters from The Typsy Mermaid in Coconut Grove.

This is pretty little Tulip! She is 7 years old and partially blind, but that doesn’t stop her from getting around. She gets along with other dogs… but tends to be a leader. And she LOVES the boys! For more information on this precious pug, visit her adoption page.

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#FindMeAHomeFriday is a campaign by Compassionate Pug Rescue and Miami Food Pug to help South Florida pugs find a forever home. Each Friday in June, we will be photoshopping a rescue pug available for adoption into an MFP food picture. For more details on the original campaign, visit the campaign page