The Weekend Guide

pearl restaurant and champagne lounge reopens!

Party like it’s South Beach 1999.

Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge Reopens
What: After an extreme hiatus, the glowy resto-lounge with a champagne-only sunken bar returns with global cuisine from chef Sylvain Noel.
Why: Pan-seared grouper on fava bean and epazote mousseline and sweet and sour pork tenderloin with bok choy and pineapple glass noodles.
When: Opens Sat. Resto, Wed.-Sun., 6:30 p.m.-midnight; lounge, Wed. & Thurs., 11 p.m-2 a.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where: 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (786-515-1150).

Blo Blow Dry Bar Midtown Opens
What: Seven blowout types ($35), including Sex, Hugs and Rock & Roll (tousled) and HollyWould (curls with bounce), let you reinvent your look in 45 minutes.
Why: It’s time for the mane event.
When: Mon.-Wed. & Sat., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 3301 NE 1st Ave., ste. 102 (786-373-5256).

A Cookie Decorating Party

What: Invite your baked goods-loving pals over for a night of festive cutters, snazzy sprinkles, spiked frosting, and more jazzy details for the little bites.
Why: If you don’t feel like breaking out the mixing bowl, choose from 37 ready-made delights.
When: Supermarket ones just won’t cut it.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Food Lovers’ Guide to Miami & Fort Lauderdale
What: South Florida Food and Wine blogger Christine Najac’s tome ($10) spotlights good eats around town.
Why: Chapters on food fests, green markets, and secret recipes from our chefs.
When: You tire of takeout.
Where: Online at amazon.com.

University of Wynwood Reality Television Conference
What: University brainiacs and reality TV junkies unite for presentations, panels, and performances that explore why the genre is so awesomely good and bad.
Why: You know way too much about Teresa Giudice.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Lester’s, 2519 NW 2nd Ave. (305-456-1784). Registration (recommended) at reality.eventbrite.com. Admission is free.

Bal Harbour Shops Smartphone App
What: Up your phone’s style ante with videos, fashion picks, electronic mapping, and the latest local merchandise.
Why: Not to mention instant retailer connections, restaurant reservations, and salon appointments — all with the flick of a finger.
When: You’ve been notified the latest Chanel bag is out and you need it now.
Where: Download online for free at balharbourshops.com or from your smartphone at balharbourshops.com/app.

Fly Boutique Relocates
What: The famed vintage emporium, which stocks everything from ’40s frocks to modern-day designer deals, moves to a new space just off Lincoln Road.
Why: Your wardrobe could use a funky ’70s infusion.
When: Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 1634 Euclid Ave., Miami Beach (305-604-8508).

Photo: Moris Moreno / Courtesy of Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge

Fly Boutique
1634 Euclid Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
3301 NE 1st Ave
ste 102
Miami, FL 33137
Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge
1 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
2519 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127
9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154