October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. All month long, businesses and organizations in Miami are committed to doing their part by spreading awareness. Whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are tons of different ways to support the cause. Check out the list below of opportunities to go pink in Miami and beyond:
The Teerak Cocktail at EST.33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen
Ring in the fruity pink of guava and watermelon at EST.33, Brickell Centre’s American barbecue and Thai fusion destination. The restaurant has crafted a limited edition cocktail named the Teerak — “darling” in Thai — for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, described as a drink that portrays Miami’s Caribbean heritage combining white rum with the tropical flavors of guava and watermelon, resulting in a zesty, fruity and refreshing libation. A portion of proceeds from drink sales will be donated to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. Address: 701 S Miami Ave, Unit 412A Brickell City Centre, Miami, FL 33131
Pink Pineapple Carpaccio at Villa Azur Miami Beach
Miami Beach’s romantic French-Mediterranean supper club Villa Azur presents an elegant environment perfect to honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with class. Pastry Chef Gerson Piñeda Collindres has specially created the Pink Pineapple Carpaccio dessert ($16), pairing deliciously alongside the Ice lollipop Piña Colada, made with spheres of pink pepper and citric oil. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Address: 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Perfectly Pink at 2 Korean Girls at Shelborne South Beach
Head over to South Beach to enjoy a breezy beach-front meal at 2 Korean Girls, located in Shelborne South Beach’s Oasis Garden. Decorated in pretty, pink umbrellas and pink picnic tables, guests are immersed in an Instagrammable experience from start to finish. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, diners are invited to enjoy 2 Korean Girls’ signature drink – The Last Imoogi, made with a bright pink dragon fruit-Infused cocktail served with a swirl of rose gold shimmer, Domain de Canton, Citrus, Orange Bitters and beautifully garnished with an edible flower. All proceeds will be going towards the Miami Dolphins Challenge Cancer, which is dedicated to raising funds for life-saving cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Address: 1801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Pink Potatoes at Mehzcla at Balfour Hotel
A hidden gem located at The Balfour Hotel in Miami Beach, Mehzcla unifies a variety of Latin American culinary influences found throughout the hotel. To Known for presenting diners with the ultimate latin-fusion cuisine, Mehzcla is offering an Ensalada Rusa ($19), made with pink-potato mash, roasted red beets, pickled hard-boiled egg, purple carrots, watermelon radish and drizzled with garlic aioli. All proceeds will be donated to a supporting cause to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Address: 350 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Pink Dino Cookies at the Food@Science Cafe
Miami’s favorite science museum is offering guests a sweet way to show their support during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While touring the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science’s new Ultimate Dinosaurs: Meet a New Breed of Beast exhibit, the Food@Science café will be serving a Pink Dino Cookie the whole month of October. Available starting on Monday, October 10, proceeds of the dino cookie will be donated to a local charity to support breast cancer research. Address: 1101 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33132
DC PIE co.
For the month of October, DC PIE co. will be offering a specialty Breast Cancer Awareness cocktail with proceeds from the cocktail benefitting the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The cocktail, Courage, is made with 818 Tequila, lemon juice and strawberry puree. It will be available at DC PIE co. as well as DOM’S, DCP’s sister bar. On Saturday, October 1, 818 Tequila will be on site from 5pm-7pm to support the cause and will be gifting 818 swag to those purchasing the specialty cocktail. DC PIE co. is located at 1010 Brickell Ave Suite 200. www.dcpiecobrickell.com
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Salty Donut will be offering a specialty donut from October 3-23 benefiting The Breasties, the first all-inclusive nonprofit organization that creates community for survivors, previvors, thrivers, and carevivors, impacted by breast and gynecologic cancers. Priced at $4.85 each, the Strawberries + Cream Breast Cancer Awareness Special is a 24 hr brioche bottom crusted in white chocolate with strawberry cookie crumble, strawberry cream cheese glaze and white chocolate drizzle. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the specialty donut at all six (6) The Salty locations will be donated to The Breasties in support of their mission to empower through connection, free events and trusted resources, and to fund research for metastatic breast cancer. www.saltydonut.com.
Melon Hydr8 at Pure Green
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pure Green in Sunset Harbour is donating 10% of proceeds for the Melon Hydr8 cold pressed juice ($9) to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. This cold pressed juice contains up to 4 billion flora of probiotics for gut health and ingredients include watermelon, strawberry, lime, probiotics and a touch of himalayan salt. Address: 1915 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Located in the heart of Miami’s artistic Wynwood neighborhood, Mayami is an upscale venue where people can dine and dance under one roof, creating the perfect night out. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every dollar spent on a cocktail throughout the month of October will be donated at the end of the month to the charity of their choice, the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. Address: (786) 660-1341 | 127 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Alton Food Hall
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Airmail at Alton Food Hall is offering a special cocktail, The Flamingo Park Swizzle – featuring elderflower, grapefruit, pomegranate and lemon. In addition, both Airmail and Alton Food Hall will donate $2 total for each cocktail sale to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Address: 955 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
LPM Restaurant & Bar
LPM Miami, located in the heart of Brickell, is offering a specialty cocktail and dessert in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A twist on the Clover Club, the LPM Club features gin, fresh basil, raspberry, and elderflower, for the perfect combination of fruity and sour. The Pink October Dessert includes a vanilla mousse, with raspberry compote, and an almond biscuit. All proceeds will be donated to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation at the end of the month. Address: (305) 403-9133 | 1300 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami, FL 33131
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sugar Factory is introducing the Think Pink Insane Milkshake. A delicious blend of strawberry ice cream and vanilla soft serve, the shake is served in a light pink ganache dipped mug and decorated with pink sprinkles and laced with a Hubba Bubba ribbon. The vibrant dessert is topped with whipped cream, pink pearls, a candy necklace and a whirly pop! This over the top milkshake goes for $21 and will be available from October 3-31. A portion of sales from each shake will be donated to breast cancer research.
Proceeds from the Pink Pom Martini and Lady in Pink cocktail sales will be donated to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation
Shoma Bazaar, Doral’s newest destination for dining, drinks and entertainment, will be donating proceeds from their special Breast Cancer Awareness Month cocktails to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation at the end of October. The two cocktails are the Pink Pom Martini ($16), featuring Atian Rose Gin with a hint of pomegranate garnished with pomegranate seeds and a sugar rim, and the Lady in Pink ($12) with a coconut infused vodka cocktail garnished with lime wheel, oregano, and edible orchid. Address: (786) 410-4700 | 9420 NW 41st St, Doral, FL 33178
For the month of October, W Miami’s signature restaurant ADDiKT Modern Kitchen will be offering Pink Pancakes ($19) for breakfast; the Lady in Pink ($21) made with cold smoked salmon, pink herb crème, cucumber, pink onions and everything toast for lunch and dinner; and the the Pink Mojito ($9) served any time at the bar. A portion of proceeds from these items will be donated to breast cancer research. Address: (305) 503-0373 | 485 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
4 RIVERS SMOKEHOUSE
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
BODEGA TAQUERIA Y TEQUILA
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
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, a portion of Strawberry Crunch Cake sales for the month of October will benefit the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. 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.
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
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.
Refreshing Pink Mojitos and Sushi at Casa Sensei
Voted Best Asian Restaurant by Fort Lauderdale Magazine three years in a row, it’s not a surprise that Casa Sensei keeps the ball rolling by constantly adding new flavors to dish out on, particularly for special occasions. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, come on down to Casa Sensei and drink up the pink with the brand new Pink Sunrise ($14) a tall, refreshing glass of white rum, lime juice, mint, prickly pear, sugar and soda water. Pair the drink with the limited-time Pretty in Pink roll (18), a pink roll made with shrimp tempura, avocado, garlic kimchi and kani wrapped in pink rice and topped with tuna and spicy mayo with Casa special sauce. A portion of proceeds from the pink drink and roll sales will be donated to the Susan G Komen Foundation. Address: 1200 E Las Olas Blvd STE 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301