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The Weekend Guide

1826 restaurant and lounge!

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DINE
1826 Restaurant and Lounge Opens
What: A dinner-and-drinks hybrid space with an all-glass exterior and a multilevel, late-night lounge.
Why: Michelin-starred chef Danny Grant helms the seasonal contemporary American menu, playfully split into three sections — hunted, caught, and harvested.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 6 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sun., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1826 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-709-0000).

CLICK
The Download
What: This week’s editor-curated roundup of all things Web.
Why: Miley duets with The Flaming Lips, Drew Barrymore hearts David Arquette, and Fantastic Mr. Fox gets a new trailer.
When: You’re online.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

HOST
Screening at the Delano South Beach
What: Gather twenty of your closest friends for a preshow screening of Oscar-nominated flicks or an Academy Awards watch party fit for Hollywood’s A list. (Rentals start at $500; that’s $25 per person.)
Why: An 85-inch screen, leather seats, chef Luciano Sautto’s truffle popcorn, and cocktail service from nearby Rose Bar.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Room reservations to 305-672-2000.

LEARN
Mastering the Art of the Cut
What: Local purveyor of Spanish delicacies Carmen & Lola shares the master carver’s secrets to proper butchering ($400).
Why: Leave your knives at home. Students get a bone-in jamon serrano, carving knife and stand, a bottle of wine, and an apron to keep.
When: Every first Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 7640 NW 25th St., ste. 114. Reservations to 305-456-2248 or internet@carmenandlola.com.

SWEAT
Barre+Cardio
What: Exhale MindBody Spa introduces its seventh class in the Core Fusion exercise program.
Why: The workout is divided into two 30-minute sessions of interval cardio training and barre-based strength sequences.
When: Class times vary. See the complete schedule online.
Where: 270 Biscayne Blvd., 16th flr. (305-423-3900).

EAT
The Tides Restaurant and Terrace Brunch
What: Georgia-born chef Desi Jones brings a dose of Southern hospitality to the hotel’s new Saturday brunch series with dishes such as fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits topped with a fried egg.
Why: Kick off the weekend with Friends Fun Wine’s canned sangria and DJ-spun beats.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 1220 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (305-604-5070).

Photo: Courtesy of 1826 Restaurant and Lounge

LOCATIONS
7640 NW 25th St
ste 114
Miami, FL 33122
305-456-2248
1826 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-709-0000
270 Biscayne Blvd
16th flr
Miami, FL 33131
305-423-3900
1685 Collins Ave
enter on 17th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-672-2000
1220 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-604-5070
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