November 12, 2021
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Miracle in Miami Returns to South Florida
Miracle in Miami by DRINK Miami® is back to spread the non-stop holiday cheer with Miracle at Gramps (176 NW 24th St) and Miracle at The Doral Yard (8455 NW 53rd St). Get in the holiday spirit at Miracle in Miami pop-up bars starting Friday, November 26th through Sunday, December 26th. The month-long activation will transport guests to the North Pole with holiday-inspired cocktails, over the top seasonal decor, festive events, Christmas music and more.
The DRINK Miami® team will be operating the holiday pop-up in the hidden back bar of Gramps for the third time in Wynwood. With the success of Miracle at Gramps, DRINK Miami® is expanding to The Doral Yard and taking over The Hub for the holidays. Guests can expect to experience Miracle’s signature floor-to-ceiling holiday decor and music to match, perfectly timed snow falls, and festive cocktails in themed glassware.
Sip on fan favorite cocktails, including the Christmapolitan (vodka, elderflower, dry vermouth, spiced cranberry sauce, lime, rosemary, absinthe mist), Bad Santa (aged Jamaican rum, velvet falernum, mixed spice butter, oat milk, nutmeg and the Snowball Old Fashioned (rye, gingerbread, aromatic bitters, wormwood bitters, orange essence).
Miracle in Miami will also debut new cocktails this year, with the SanTaRex (blanco tequila, mezcal, melon liqueur, almond orgeat, lime, tiki bitters), Elfing Around (prosecco, gin, mulled wine reduction, grapefruit shrub, aromatic bitters, orange bitters) and Jolly Koala (bourbon, cacao nib aperitif, dry vermouth, mulled wine reduction, mole bitters). Depending on how your year is going so far, opt for the Naughty Shot or the Nice Shot, or even both! The glassware will also be available for purchase, along with holiday-themed mocktails.
Miracle in Miami will be open daily: Miracle at The Doral Yard will be open Sunday through Thursday from noon to 10 pm, and Friday to Saturday from noon to midnight, Miracle at Gramps will be open Sunday through Thursday from 7 pm to 1 am, and Friday to Saturday from 7 pm to 3 am.
Expect seasonal events like holiday karaoke, cocktail workshops, barbershop quarters, onesie parties, and more in Doral and Wynwood. Visit www.MiracleinMiami.com to view holiday-themed menus, upcoming events, photos and for private event bookings.
Photo by Melissa Hom
‘Room Service Sunday’ Brunch at The Gramercy
Check in at The Gramercy for a brand new “Room Service Sundays” brunch offered 11:00am – 3:30PM. Unveiling the $55, 3 course Prix Fixe brunch menu with some of your favorite brunch items with The Gramercy twist. Guests can expect to see fan favorites such as Build Your Own Omelet, Short Stack Buttermilk Pancakes, Avocado Toast, Chicken and Waffles, and Croque Madame.
No brunch is complete without the boozy libations and there are no shortages here. Guests can enjoy bottomless beverages for $45 (2 Hours) including Champagne, Mimosas, Bellinis, Bloody Mary, Bloody Maria, Spicy Passionfruit Margarita and a Watermelon Mule.
Photo by Daniel Zuliani
Monthly Wine Night at Public Square
On Wednesday, November 24, Public Square is having its monthly wine night, where guests will be able to sample a rotating list of wines, light bites and welcome drinks from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.
Every fourth Wednesday of the month, this local neighborhood gem will offer a selection of fine wines such as Kosta Browne, DuckHorn and more, paired with complementing eats like Filet Mignon Bites. For more information or to RSVP, click here.
New Veza Sur & Night Owl Cookies Collab
Veza Sur and Night Owl Cookies, two Miami favorites, are joining forces to put a twist on the classic holiday combo to bring you a pairing like no other: Cerveza and Cookies! Featuring Veza Sur’s cult favorite, Horchata Cream Ale, and Night Owl’s latest creation, the Horchata-o-na-na Cookie, these two will be sure to step up your holidays, while giving the classic milk and cookies a run for their money.
Set to make its debut Friday, November 12th at Veza Sur’s Wynwood brewery, fans will be able to order a pint of Horchata Cream Ale with an Horchata-o-na-na cookie for $9.00. Or, if you’re in the mood to be the life of the party, grab a 32oz crowler and 3 cookies for $20.00.
The to-go bundle will include:
1 custom 32oz crowler of Horchata Cream Ale, a cream ale served on nitro and brewed with rice, oats, wheat, cinnamon, and vanilla, (inspired by the popular Mexican drink Horchata)
3 Horchata-o-na-na Cookies, made with signature dough, infused with horchata, and mixed with chunks of homemade rice crispy treats. The cookie is also topped with white chocolate and powdered sugar.
And if you didn’t already know, our friends at Night Owl Cookies are now our neighbors too! Night Owl’s newest location is in Wynwood, right down the street from Veza Sur on NW 25th St., and will be featuring the cookie while supplies last.
This special collab will only be available while supplies last, so make sure to head to Veza Sur to kick off your holidays with the right combo, because we all know life is always better with a cerveza in hand (and cookies)!