EAT, DRINK AND THINK PINK
FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS AT THESE SOUTH FLORIDA SPOTS
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
This October, honor Breast Cancer Awareness month with sweet pink treats at Magic City’s favorite bake shop. With outposts located in Wynwood, Coconut Grove and a third on the way in Fort Lauderdale, Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop is thinking pink with the arrival of its Strawberry Crunch Cake featuring cream cheese filling coated in crushed strawberry streusel. The newest sweet indulgence is available as a whole for $79.99 and by the slice for $10.99. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, 20% of Strawberry Crunch Cake sales for the month of October will benefit BRCAStrong, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports women who have been touched by breast and ovarian cancer. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2545 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Follow Fireman Derek’s on social media: @fdpies.
InterContinental Miami & Toro Toro
Miami’s iconic downtown hotel, InterContinental Miami, is going pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Monday, October 3 at 6PM, the hotel will commemorate Breast Cancer awareness in a big way with a pink illumination ceremony in the lobby to light the hotel interior pink for the month of October. The ceremony is open to the public to attend and will feature complimentary cocktails and bites, plus special guest Neki Mohan along with members from Miami Cancer Institute.
In addition, visitors can follow the hotel’s interior pink lighting to Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse located on the lobby level of the property. Throughout October, Toro Toro is featuring the Pink La Bomba, a pink chocolate half sphere filled with cream cheese mousse, dulce de leche, strawberry ice cream, fresh berries, cookie crumbles and vanilla and berry sauce ($32). 15% of all proceeds from sales of the Pink La Bomba will be donated to BRCAStrong, a 501(c)3 non-profit that aims to support and alleviate the emotional and financial burdens of women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. For more information about BRCAStrong, visit www.brcastrong.org. InterContinental Miami and Toro Toro are located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Miami. Advanced reservations at Toro Toro are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. www.torotoromiami.com/; Telephone: (305) 372-4710
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Drink pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month at Fort Lauderdale’s ultimate dining and imbibing destination Lona Cocina & Tequileria. During the month of October, Lona is featuring a lineup of sensational rosé wines from France, Spain, Argentina, New Zealand by the bottle for $50. Lona will be donating 50% of the month’s sales of select rosé wines to Susan G. Komen for a Cure. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Lona is located at 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Hours of operation are Sunday through Wednesday from 11:30AM to 1AM; and Thursday through Saturday from 11:30AM to 2AM. www.lonarestaurant.com/; Telephone: (954) 245-3069. Discounted valet parking is available.
La Boulangerie Boul’ Mich
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, La Boulangerie Boul’Mich — the French-Latin American family-oriented artisanal deli, bakery and cafe — has partnered with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and will be donating 10% of all croissant sales to the charity. With six locations throughout Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach, La Boulangerie Boul’Mich has been serving South Florida for over 20 years. The menu offers guests an array of fresh offerings, from delicious unique empanadas to decadent pasta and brunch classics. The bakery’s offers a bevy of gourmet croissants in various flavors including Nutella, Plain, Apple, Chocolate, Almond, Guava and Cheese, Ham and Cheese, and Turkey and Cheese Croissants. For more information visit their website at www.laboulangerieusa.com or Instagram at @laboulangerie_boulmich. La Boulangerie Boul’Mich locations below.
Key Biscayne – 328 Crandon Blvd; Suite 125, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Aventura – 20475 Biscayne Blvd; Aventura, FL 33180
Coral Way – 1242 Coral Way, Miami; FL 33145
Pinecrest – 8283 SW 124th Street, Pinecrest; FL 33156
Boca Raton – 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton; FL 33431
Doral – 9690 NW 41 Street, Doral; FL 33178