Fit to be Thai.
Khong River House
What: The team behind Yardbird ushers in a new era of authentic Thai food.
Why: Chairs made from reclaimed boat wood, a license plate staircase, killer bee cocktails from Chef Bee (Piyarat Potha Arreeratn), and steamed pork buns.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 5:30 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1661 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach (305-763-8147).
What: Shop the Miami-made line of initial bracelets, rings, and zodiac charm necklaces for those on your “nice” list, including yourself.
Why: DailyCandy readers save 25 percent with code DC2012 at checkout.
When: Thru Dec. 27.
Where: Available at shop.taudrey.com.
Renew the Spa
What: The new spot for R&R pampers with facials, body treatments, a men’s menu, and healing salt water therapies.
Why: Insomnia massage (for more restful sleep), ice fusion massage (with cool botanicals), and an arnica soak (to keep the blood flowing and reduce soreness).
When: Daily, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: The James Royal Palm, 1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-604-5700).
Client Appreciation Day at Van Michael Miami Salon
What: Score 20 percent off Aveda products and styling tools such as flat-irons, blow-dryers, and brushes (including Mason Pearson); spend $75 and get a gift.
Why: If you can’t make it to the salon, order by phone.
When: Today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1667 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach (305-534-6789).
Coconut Grove Candy Cane Village
What: Carolers, giant gingerbread men, food courts, holiday bazaars for last-minute gifts, ice skating, and rides transform our plot in the sand into a winterish wonderland.
Why: Who says it doesn’t snow in Miami? The white stuff will fall from the sky for one hour each night.
When: Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 2-10 p.m.
Where: Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd. Tickets ($20) at the door.
Photo: David Cabrera / Courtesy of Khong River House