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Art Basel Dining Guide

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Art Basel Dining Guide

The Definitive Art Basel Dining Guide

The Art world descends on Miami Beach and the mainland this week with over 20 plus fairs and museum events and countless VIP parities and pop-ups. Whether you’re fueling up for a long night or looking to recharge with some cocktails and late night bites our Art Basel dining guide below has got you covered.

Miami Beach

The Delano
Leynia X Perrier-Jouët Champagne Dinner. Leynia, the new Argentinean Grill inspired by flavors from Japan will host a unique Art Basel dining experience under the stars. Cocktails reception begins at 7pm followed by dinner at 8pm. Tickets are $145 p/p.
On Dec. 9th and 10th from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mister E "Silver Factor-E" Brunch at the Dohney Room at the Delano.
Finally the Art Basel Closing Party takes place on Dec. 9th from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. at Rose Bar. Domingo Zapata DK10: a Retrospective of 10 years of Work and Showing at Art Basel. Cocktails and Live painting by Domingo Zapata.
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FOOD MEETS ART with José Andrés at The Bazaar by José Andrés presented by American Express Platinum Card Members receive access to an exclusive dining experience with Chef José Andrés during #ArtBasel on December 8. Proceeds will be donated to Andres’ non-profit, World Central Kitchen’s on-going efforts to provide smart solutions to hunger and poverty mission in Puerto Rico and other areas.Click here for tickets
A Night with SLS Baha Mar at SLS South Beach and Hyde Beach
Friday, December 8 from 9p.m. - 10 p.m. VIP Reception; Doors Open at 10 p.m. The SLS Baha Mar celebrates Art Basel with a flavor of the Bahama’s with dishes from Katsuya Baha Mar and Cleo Baha Mar, alongside special musical performances and DJ Set from JILLIONAIRE of Major Lazer. For reservations and inquiries, please call (305) 455-2990 or email [email protected]

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Yard Basel Dinner at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar  The four-course dinner will incorporate seasonal truffles with dishes such as stone crab ravioli with truffle and chive blossoms, truffle chicken tenders, and pancetta-wrapped filet mignon with foie gras and truffled caviar. Thursday, December 7th 11:30 p.m. Tickets cost $200 and include a welcome cocktail, wine pairings, tax, and gratuity. For reservations call 305-538-5220.

Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach
The 16th Annual Miami Art Week Brunch returns to the Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach on Saturday, December 9th, 2017. Mingle with celebrities, art collectors, exhibitors and an array of professional artists and performers. Click here to RSVP


NaiYaRa: Macallan Presents: NaiYaRa x Herbert Galarza

Art aficionados and scene-makers should add another must-visit destination to their Art Basel to-do list: NaiYaRa restaurant and bar on Miami Beach. In celebration of Miami Art Week/Art Basel Miami Beach, NaiYaRa will host widely known South American street artist Herbert Galarza. Infamous for his “Graffiti-pop” style, Galarza fuses historic pop imagery and contemporary cultural iconography to create highly individualized messages about society and culture. During dinner service on Friday, December 8 the restaurant will double as a gallery, exhibiting a number of Galarza’s work. From 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM, the artist will be onsite painting live. In full view of the dining room and NaiYaRa’s bustling bar, what better way to take in just a fraction of the amazing art that takes over the 305 every December. Co-sponsored by Macallan scotch, the event will also feature a pop-up shop featuring not just works by the artist, for sale, but also custom-painted bottles of Macallan; timeless, one-of-a-kind remembrances from Basel 2018. Diners and imbibers will also be able to order exclusive, one-night-only Macallan pours.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

The Garden Cafe, A Michelle Bernstein Pop-up

Michy's Garden Café is nestled in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, this exclusive pop-up will elevate the symbolic relationship between food and art. The menu will reflect a fresh California theme. Poke bowls, sandwiches like the Korean chili glazed fried chicken sandwich, and fresh salads, are featured at this years café.

BAR LA TROVA: Jam out to the Latin beats, as you enjoy perfectly crafted cocktails and tantalizing light bites.
Wednesday, Dec 6 thru Saturday, Dec 9, 12 PM to 9 PM. Happy Hour, 3 PM to 7 PM


jugofresh Sunset Harbour and Wynwood Walls

locations will introduce the Kombucha Float Bar, a fun, unique and healthy new offering to celebrate Art Basel. Bar Hopping takes on a whole new meaning with jugofresh’s kombucha float bar featuring locally made black tea kombucha, cold pressed organic juices, vegan ice cream and superfood whipped creams. Kombucha with cold pressed juices will be $6 with two scoops of either coconut or cashew ice cream for an additional $3.50. Or you can really go for it and add whipped cream for $2.50.
Available only at sunset harbour jugofresh store located on 1935 West Ave #102, Miami Beach, FL 33139 and wynwood jugofresh store at 222 NW 26th St, Miami, FL 33127

Sweet Liberty

Sweet Liberty's Art Basel 2017 lineup kicks off with live music, guest DJs, and late night eats. Let your hair down until 4am, no velvet ropes, no name dropping, just great cocktails and bites at this great neighborhood joint.

Villa Azur

Villa Azur: L'Arc Paris

The festivities start on Wednesday night with L'ARC PARIS, the iconic nightclub and preferred celebrity and international jet set destination located at the top of the Champs Elysées. International DJ Jack-e on the original Thursday night dinner party on December 7, followed by POSH BRAZIL, most famous club in Brazil on Friday December 8.

Wynwood / Design District / Midtown / Mimo

1-800 Lucky Asian Marketplace

Everyone’s gettin Lucky at Art Basel this year at 1-800 Lucky, Wynwood's first Asian Marketplace. With seven asian pop-ups offering everything from sushi, to ramen will host a series of events all week. Hosted by VICELAND Walshy Fire, Jillionaire, Ape Drums, Jubilee, Silent Addy, Boysnoize, Masta Killa and Wu Tang Friends, MOMA, Chromeo, Brenmar, Damaged Goods, Lee Foss and DETLEF and MANY MORE SPECIAL GUESTS

Amara at Paraiso Art Basel Pop-Up

Chef Michael Schwartz will preview his soon-to-open Amara at Paraiso for four evenings during Art Basel. A four-course family-style dinner — including snacks, cocktails, and a selection of wine, beer, and other beverages — will offer dishes such as Amara empanadas, banana leaf-wrapped cobia, grilled beef short rib, and wood-grilled house-made chorizo. The Brazilian band Batuke will perform live nightly.

Reservations are available on the half-hour from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, through Saturday, December 9, Tickets cost $189 per person, including tax, gratuity, and parking, via resy.com. For parties of seven or more, [email protected]

Mambo Madness

Mambo Madness @Havana NYCis a recreation of Cuba’s greatest music era premiers in Miami. A “pop up” recreation of the 1950’s-60’s vibe that was born at the world famous Club Palladium, which introduced one of Cuba’s most famous music and dancing style to the world, thus marking one of the greatest eras in music history. A time and place where the music was non-stop, starting with the orchestras of the “Big Three”: Machito, Tito Rodríguez, and Tito Puente. Legendary artists such as Arsenio Rodríguez, Celia Cruz, Benny Moré, Pérez Prado, La Lupe, and countless others as huge crowds attended eager to learn this sensational dance creating the MAMBO MADNESS. Tickets are $150 p/p ($200 @ door) includes full bar and light cuban bites. Fri, Dec 8, 2017, 10:00 PM – Sat, Dec 9, 2017, 3:00 AM EST. The Palm Court Event Space, 140 NE 39th Street, Miami.

HIVE Basel 2017 Cocktails and Culinary Village

HIVE is a complimentary four-day Cocktails & Culinary Village nestled on the main artery of Wynwood during Miami's Art Basel Week. Enjoy craft cocktails and daily mixology presentations with our Behind the Bar Series presented by only the Top Mix Masters in Miami. The lounge will have a mixed program of specialty cocktails complimented with a wide variety of culinary cuisine. MANA Wynwood 2250 NW 2nd Avenue, | Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 4:00 PM – Sun, Dec 10, 2017, 9:00 PM EST

VEUVE CLICQUOT Fall Picnic Saturday

The Veuve Clicquot Fall Picnic takes place riverside at The Wharf Miami this Saturday December 9th. Indulge in an interactive day & night filled with music, food, drinks and games while you experience the world of VeuveClicquot. RSVP now, limited spots available. The Wharf Miami, 114 Southwest North River Drive Miami, FL 33130

Young Collectors' Ice Cream Social

Young Collectors' Ice Cream Social. Enjoy complimentary local ice cream and a patented toppings bar while you get up close and personal with 1200+ works of art curated to your taste and budget. With 70% of the artwork in Superfine! Miami priced below $5,000 and a commitment to a transparent, friendly atmosphere, we consistently encourage young professionals to begin the rewarding journey to becoming a full-fledged art collector. Sonic backdrop courtesy of Leon Morley/Leon's House of Saxwhose sly sax stylings will send literal vibes across the Superfine! backyard garden, augmented by local DJs.
Fri, December 8, 2017, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST | 56 NE 29th St 56 Northeast 29th Street, Miami.

Basel at The Yard
Enjoy top-notch jazz with Basel at The Yard:ft. Vaughn “V-Keys” Henry, The Nth Power brings their New Orleans inspired soul to the Simple Vodka Stage, Lemon City Trio gets us feeling great, Afrobeta and friends groove with us during the Basel at The Yard ft. Afrobeta & Millionyoung show, and Locos Por Juana and the Magic City Hippies rock our magical space. Pop up shops combine with a host of food options at the Wynwood Yard.