Sunday, February 21, 2010

Daily Candy

Here's the Plan
Miami Events and Diversions
chinese new year!


Chinese New Year
What: Kick off the Year of the Tiger with fortune-telling, lion dance performances, and a souvenir red packet of good luck wishes.
Why: Peking duck, shrimp with miso-mustard sauce, Chinese five-spice baby ribs, and dim sum like edamame pot stickers.
When: Mon., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Cafe Sambal, at the Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr. (305-913-8358). Map It

Oh, the Tangled Webs We Weave
What: A site-specific installation by Krelwear artist Karelle Levy made of her artfully shredded, hand-knit fabrics.
Why: It represents life’s complicated ties and tangled relationships.
When: Thru Mar. 6. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: David Castillo Gallery, 2234 NW 2nd Ave. (305-573-8110). Map It

The Village at Gulfstream Park
What: The one-stop entertainment center features designer boutiques, home stores, restos, outdoor cafes, and even a few nightclubs for those who refuse to leave.
Why: Present this e-mail plus $200 in same-day receipts and receive a free bistro coffee mug.
When: Offer good thru Mar. 6.
Where: 501 S. Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach.

Fish + Wine Dinner
What: A four-course menu of local seafood duets (yellowtail with salsa verde and chestnut puree, smoked kingfish croquettes with avocado cream) paired with wine.
Why: Benefits the Marine Mammal Conservancy.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Area 31, at Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way (305-424-5234). Map It

To Tango
What: Improvised Argentine dance taught by TangoVida.
Why: No partner or experience necessary.
When: Thurs. Tango, 7-8 p.m.; milonga, 8-9 p.m.
Where: Brownes & Co., 841 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Info at 646-467-1167. Map It

Mani-Pedi Madness
What: Twenty perfectly painted nails for just $29. Ready, set, go!
Why: Make it a JellyBath pedicure for $10 extra.
When: Thru Mar. 31. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Salon Gilbert, 3430 N. Miami Ave. (305-573-4288). Map It

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