Ideas in eating

Need dining inspiration the weekend? Don’t fret — Eater Miami is here to help.

Each week, the site’s editors and contributors select a new group of restaurants and suggest them for various meals throughout the weekend. These picks range from brand new restaurants to old, reliable favorites.

Some pair well with fun weekend activities; others reflect the recent news of the day or features on the site this week. Diners probably won’t get to all five in one weekend, but that’s what next weekend is for, right?

March 31, 2017

 NaiYaRa
Sushi donut

Friday Happy Hour: Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

After 10 years of being in Miami, perpetual hotspot Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink (130 NE 40th Street) has finally launched a proper happy hour. Offered every weekday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. munch on discounted onion dip and falafels, half-priced oysters and wash it back with plenty of (new) libations. -OF

Saturday Brunch: Eating House

After being one of Miami’s most popular Sunday brunches for years, Eating House (804 Ponce de Leon) is now offering the best meal of the week on Saturday as well. Captain crunch waffles and tang mimosas without a side of the Sunday scaries? Sign us up. -OF

Saturday Dinner: Sushi Donut at NaiYaRa

After you get over the kitsch factor of what you’re about to dine one, order up an off menu sushi doughnut at Thai go-to, NaiYaRa (1854 Bay Road). Yes, it’s essentially a sushi roll formed into a doughnut shape — complete with unlimited fish toppings — but hey, it’ll look damn good on your Instagram feed. -OF

Saturday Late Night: Burger at Sweet Liberty

One of the best burgers on South Beach happens to be available until 5 a.m. every night at Sweet Liberty (237 20th Street). Big enough to split with a group and served with a sea of rosemary fries, it’ll soak up any of the night’s transgressions. -OF

Sunday Lunch: Tacos at Taquiza

The perfect pre- or post-beach dining stop, order one of Taquiza’s (1506 Collins Ave) creative tacos like the lengua or chapulines variety with a side of the can’t miss totopos and guac. -OF

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