Photo: dbBistro Moderne
Drink & Dine: Veuve Clicquot Dinner
Park it inside this downtown French space for a fancy four-course gastronomic feast.
Poppin' bottles: Pair duck foie gras terrine and braised veal cheeks with four 2004 Veuve Clicquot vintage varietals.
Fri 7p. dbBistro Moderne at the JW Marriott Marquis, 255 S. Biscayne Blvd. Way, Downtown (305-421-8800). $262 here.
Nearby: Waxy O’Connor’s; Area 31; Truluck’s
Still Kicking: Jimbo’s 86th Birthday Party
With live dirty rock tunes inside this Wynwood dive, this birthday celebration is nothing like your grandpa's.
Do it right: Play a round of drunken bocce out back while feeding off Jimbo's famous smoked fish dip with $4 Buds.
Sun 3p. Gramps, 176 NW 24 St., Wynwood (786-752-6693). No cover.
Nearby: Panther Coffee; Wynwood Walls; Gigi
In Hot Water: Crawfish Boil & Seafood Fest
Knock back a few cheap PBRs while listening to local rockers Juke and reggaeton heroes The JCs.
Eat this: Dig into Rosey Baby’s mega crawfish boil alongside the River Oyster’s fire-roasted raw delicacies.
Sun Noon-6p. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami (305-374-1198). No cover.
Nearby: La Moon; Burger & Beer Joint; Red Bar
Roll Out: RA Sushi Showdown
Be prepared to stuff your face (or watch as others do) during this three-minute sushi roll eating battle.
Bragging rights: Celebrate winning a year’s worth of sushi or drown your losing sorrows in $5 Kirins or $6 Jager bombs.
Sun 3-6p. RA Sushi, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami (305-341-0092). Free.
Nearby: Deli Lane; Duffy’s Tavern; Whisk Gourmet