For over a decade, Art Basel has graced Miami with a showcase of talented artists from around the globe; during the first weeks of each December, the city is abuzz with fine art installations, live performances, pop-up bars and restaurants, and hot gallery happenings. Basel creates a synergy between art, food and entertainment that draws an international crowd of visitors who seek the best of what Miami has to offer. With a nod to Miami’s most famed cultural event, local restaurants and bars are featuring Art Basel-inspired cocktails and dishes that will awaken your inner artist while delighting your taste buds. Perfect when grabbing a bite after gallery hopping or before attending one of Basel’s exclusive after-parties, these hand-crafted cocktails and special dishes taste just as mesmerizing as they look.
Meat Market Restaurant
Just in time for Art Basel, South Beach’s sizzling steakhouse – just a stone’s throw from ‘Basel’ Headquarters, Meat Market in Miami Beach– has introduced lunch, featuring an array of Sean Brasel’s signature steakhouse dishes along with lighter lunchtime fair. To complement the award-winning cuisine, Meat Market will offer specialty Art Basel cocktails including the Sparkling Passion – Prosecco, passion fruit purée and mint and the Smoky Tequila Negroni – with Ocho Plata tequila, Campari and sweet vermouth, served with a mist of Mezcal and orange twist. Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road on South Beach. Valet parking for Meat Market is available for $5, seven nights a week, on the corner of Jefferson and Lincoln Road. For more information and reservations, please call (305) 532-0088 or visit www.meatmarketmiami.com.