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AT NORTH 110, EVERY MONDAY IS A SHARING FEAST.
Chef Dewey LoSasso and his wife, sommelier and restaurant manage Dale, are kicking off the week with a feast every Monday. For $36 per person, or $48 with a wine flight, you can have a three-course dinner starting with smoked salmon croquettes and serared crabcake-apple calabaza salad; followed by entrees like almond-crusted chicken paillard; skirt steak with corn and pancetta or annato rosted mahi mahi; and for dessert, that is before coffee or tea: ricotta-mascarpone cheesecake and chocolate bread pudding. North 110, 11052 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, 305-893-4211
DALÍ -DESIGNED OSBORNE BRANDY MARKS SURREALIST'S 100TH BIRTHDAY A collector's item, the Limited Edition of Conde de Osborne Solera Gran Reserva brandy in a bottle designed by Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí, is once again available in U.S. On the occasion of Salvador Dalí's 100th birthday, the special-edition bottle ($50), originally designed by Spain's renowned surrealist in 1964, is on view at the the "Dalí and Mass Culture" exhibition at the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Founded in 1772, Osborne y Cía is one of Spain's largest family-owned producers of wine and spirits, including Sherry Wines, Ports, Brandies and now wines. (see www.southfloridagourmet.com/Travel)
CACAO RESTAURANT CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH through October 15.
With prix fixe menu at $20 for lunch and $45 for dinner. The menu includes for starters Venezuelan fish soup; seafood salada; arepa chips with cheese and black beans; entrées like rabbit with coconut milk or sherried beef with black beans and plantains. For desserts there's arroz con leche or a platter of Venezuelan chocolates. Cacao, 141 Giralda Avenue, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1001.
MOSAICO & SALERO PAY HOMAGE TO HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, through October 15.
with authentic dishes from Spain offered at prix fixe menus at $45 for Mosaico and $25 for Salero. The menus will feature dishes like tapas followed by grilled fresh sardines with garlic and parsley; oven-roasted black stripe seabass; braised lamb with mushroom ragout and green onion cream and desserts. Mosaico and Salero Restaurants, 1000 South Miami Avenue, Miami. (305) 371-3473.
AMERICANA SUNDAY BRUNCH AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, SOUTH BEACH.
Free flowing champagne and the sounds of a live jazz band with a view of the hotel's infinity pool and the Atlantic beyond Americana's terrace is only a prelude to Executive Chef Thomas Connell's Americana's imaginative restyled American cuisine. You can brunch indoors or outdoors from noon to 3 p.m. $55 for adults and $18 for children under 12 (excluding tax and gratuity). Americana at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 786-276-4033.
LE BISTRO RESTAURANT OFFERS SIX-COURSE TASTING MENU FOR $25.
To promote the classic French and lighter ''spa'' cuisine of Le Bistro, owners Elin and Andy Trousdale in Lighthouse Point -- Elin is at the front of the house, while Andy is in the kitchen -- are offering a six-course tasting menu for $25 (two- person minimum). The global menu spans Europe, Asia and the Caribbean with dishes like escargots, Indian eggplant Parmesan with coconut curry sauce, trout almandine, or a vol-au-vent filled with port-infused mushroom ragout. Open for dinner only Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to closing. Le Bistro Restaurant & Cooking School, Main Street Plaza, 4626 N. Federal Hwy., Lighthouse Point, Fort Lauderdale, 954-946-9240. www.lebistrorestaurant.com