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The Weekend Guide

haven opens!

Haven on South Beach.

EAT
Haven Opens
What:
Zuma’s former chef Todd Erickson moves to a new, tech-savvy (we’re talking digital streaming) restaurant with small plates and innovative cocktails.
Why: The Duck Duck quail slider (ground-duck burger topped with a quail egg and foie gras butter), subzero Nitro ice cream (with fruit, nut, and candy mix-ins), and The Fever (tequila blended with pineapple, lime, sage, and acacia honey).
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 5 p.m.-5 a.m.
Where: 1237 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-987-8885).

SING
The Overtown Music Project’s Gospel Brunch
What:
The nonreligious celebration brings together community icons and musicians who played during Overtown’s heyday.
Why: A feast of traditional soul food awaits you.
When: Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Greater Bethel AME Church, 245 NW 8th St. Tickets ($25) at the door.

SCORE
Shop Gitana Opens
What:
After going mobile for a few years, Gitana finds a permanent home in Aventura.
Why: Collective Concepts, Olive Olivia, Trinity, and other local, affordable finds.
When: Mon., 2-6 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 2580 NE Miami Gardens Dr., Aventura (305-931-8289).

PARTY
Salsa Fiesta’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration
What:
The downtown Mexican joint observes the holiday with live music, as well as food and drink specials.
Why: Two-for-one burritos, beers, and margaritas.
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 2929 Biscayne Blvd. (305-400-8245).

Photo: Jipsy for NefariousGirl.com

LOCATIONS
Shop Gitana
2580 NE Miami Gardens Dr
Miami, FL 33180
Salsa Fiesta
2929 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
Greater Bethel AME Church
245 NW 8th St
Miami, FL 33136
1237 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-987-8885
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