October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Restaurants Give Back

La Mar Pink Causa for Breast Cancer Awareness

(Photo Credit: La Mar by Gaston Acurio)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a number of South Florida restaurants are donating proceeds to benefit this worthwhile cause.


Support the cause with 4 Rivers Smokehouse from October 3rd – October 29th where guests will have the option to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar amount with proceeds to benefit Advent Health for Women. Smokehouses will also be offering Pink Nachos ($9.99) made with pink tortilla chips fried to order, topped with choice of meat, pico de gallo, guasacaca, nacho cheese sauce, cilantro lime creme fresh, pickled jalapenos, cilantro with partial proceeds also benefiting Advent Health for Women. Website: www.4rsmokehouse.com

Address: 2660 North University Drive, Coral Springs, FL


All month long in October, Bodega will be featuring a Spicy Strawberry Margarita ($14) partnering with Mijenta Tequila in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and $1 from every cocktail sold will be donated to Dolphins Cancer Challenge. Website: www.bodegataqueria.com

Aventura: 19129 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180
Fort Lauderdale: 21 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
South Beach: 1220 16th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
West Palm Beach: 118 S Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Coconut Grove: 3419 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133

La Mar by Gastón Acurio

La Mar by Gaston Acurio will offer a special themed—and remarkably delicious— dish during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Causa for a Cause ($27) is a terrine of potato puree plated in the shape of a ribbon, tinted pink by the addition of beets, and includes crabmeat, sunchokes, salmon, avocado, smoked trout roe and creamy huancaina sauce, a specialty of award-winning executive chef Diego Oka. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation during October. Website: www.mandarinoriental.com

Address: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL


For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shula’s corporate will be making a donation to Moffitt on behalf of their restaurants. The Shula Fund supports Florida’s top cancer hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center, raising funds for breast cancer care and research to improve cancer patient outcomes throughout Florida and beyond.


Tanuki will feature a limited time only cocktail, Ume Blossom, for the month of October with a portion of proceeds donated to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The special pink-hued cocktail is made with Ten High Whiskey, Plum Liqueur, Yuzu, Infused Hibiscus, and a Hibiscus/salt rim. Website: www.tanukimiami.com

Address: 1080 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL