It’s So Miami
What: Experience the sizzling city minus a plane ride, with mojitos and other beachy Bacardi cocktails, mini Cuban sandwiches, and Miami Heat’s DJ Irie on the rooftop.
Why: One guest wins an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the Magic City.
When: Tonight, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Whiskey Blue, W Atlanta – Buckhead, 3377 Peachtree Rd. NE, Buckhead (678-500-3190). R.S.V.P. at gerberbars.com/rsvp/miami.
What: Top Chef Richard Blais steps away from burgers and dogs to showcase his true talents with dishes like hamachi and fried chicken with aioli, and sea bass, miso, and green peach.
Why: Book the chef’s table for a front-row seat to the bistro’s open kitchen.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 75 5th St. NW, Midtown (404-892-9111).
What: Be jeweled at the sleek boutique of affordable fourteen-karat-gold-filled and sterling silver pieces with semiprecious stones ($43-$588).
Why: Add some sparkle to your summer.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1002 Virginia Ave. NE, Virginia Highland (404-803-0915).
An Evening with Le Cirque
What: Let the renowned New York restaurant come to you with a four-course dinner (lobster salad, paupiette of black bass, crème brulee) prepared by new chef Olivier Reginensi.
Why: The whimsical, monkey-adorned china and other accoutrements are being flown in for that true Manhattan experience.
When: Fri. Seatings begin at 6 p.m.
Where: Buckhead Club, 3344 Peachtree Rd. NE, ste. 2600, Buckhead. Reservations to 888-402-3933. Cost is $150 per person.
Photo: Courtesy of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau