The Weekend Guide


Get saucy.

Carb-Up Prix Fixe Menu
What: Before hitting the ING Marathon this Sunday (that means you, too, spectators), dash to Scarpetta for its specially priced, three-course meal for runners ($35).
Why: Scallop crudo, creamy polenta, and the restaurant’s famous spaghetti.
When: Fri. & Sat., 6-7 p.m.
Where: 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-674-4660).

The Download
What: Everything you need to make the workday fly.
Why: Meryl Streep goes gangsta, Sweet Soubrette drops Burning City, and bookworms get a year’s worth of reading material.
When: Your boss isn’t looking.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Peace Love World Pop-Up
What: The casual lifestyle brand celebrates its new, temporary home with an afternoon fete, including mimosas, cupcakes, and a special appearance by creator Alina Villasante.
Why: The first 50 customers to drop more than $100 get an oversize shopping tote.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Town Center Aventura, 18789 Biscayne Blvd., ste. 620, Aventura (305-792-9332).

Guac to Go Party Pack
What: A super bowl of Rosa Mexicano’s avocado appetizer, warm corn tortillas, and tortilla chips, made to order in a lava rock mortar for viewing parties large and small.
Why: Plain old potato chips won’t do for your hungry brood.
When: Orders must be placed by Fri., 5 p.m.
Where: 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-695-1005); 900 S. Miami Ave., Brickell (786-425-1001). Guac is $5 per person for up to twenty people. Available for pickup or delivery (along with the restaurant’s full menu) on game day.

Unearth your inner bookworm at an all-day literary salon, where you’ll learn about publishing from Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan, memoir writing from author Victoria Loustalot, genre fiction from Megan Mulry, and more.
Stick around after the panels for the inaugural Reader’s Champion awards and closing gala.
Fri., 1-9 p.m.
The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (305-531-6100). R.S.V.P. (required) at docs.google.com.

Super Bowl XLVIII at Public House
What: Catch the action (read: commercials) on big TVs and a 70-inch projection screen.
Why: Break for beer pong, $1 PBRs, and tailgate-inspired appetizers (wings, pizza) from neighboring Italian restaurant La Locanda.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: 423 Washington Ave., Miami Beach.

Photo: Courtesy of Scarpetta

423 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Peace Love World Pop-Up
18789 Biscayne Blvd
Town Center, ste 620
Aventura, FL 33180
1440 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
900 S Miami Ave
Mary Brickell Village
Miami, FL 33130
1111 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
4441 Collins Ave
inside the Fontainebleau
Miami Beach, FL 33140