Thursday, December 11, 2008

Daily Candy weekend recommendations

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend


Eat, drink, and be merry.

Thomas Buckley at Books & Books
What: Local chef and author of Nobu Miami: the Party Cookbook shares the secrets behind a mouth-watering soiree.
Why: It’s Nobull.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables (305-442-4408). Map It

Raise Your Spirits
What: Bourbon Steak launches a happy hour with half-price cocktails, cheap(ish) apps, and samplings of butter truffle popcorn.
Why: Get in good spirits.
When: Mon.-Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura (786-279-6600). Map It

Celtic Crossroads
What: Seven musicians play 30 instruments in the lively Irish hoedown complete with Gaelic dancers.
Why: The jig is up.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St. (305-374-2444). Map It

Wine Dinner
What: Italian eatery Cioppino teams up with Terralsole vineyard for a four-course evening full of syrah, brunello, and more.
Why: Give it a swirl.
When: Fri. Reception, 7:45 p.m.; dinner, 8:15 p.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Dr. (305-365-4286). Reservations required. Map It

Salon Vaso Deals
What: South Beach newbie offers $35 mani/pedis (Tues.-Thurs.) and a free protein treatment with any hair service.
Why: Paint the town.
When: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 1500 Alton Rd., 2nd flr., South Beach (305-674-7470).
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