Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiatives from Miami Restaurants & Brands

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor of that, restaurants in Miami will feature unique offerings with proceeds from the items benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, among others. Find below all month-long promotions at some of Miami’s restaurants, and brand’s in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Bodega - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bodega – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

For October, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, with locations in South Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Aventura, will have their frozen drinks in a limited-edition stadium cup for $9. For the entire month, customers can have as many frozen drink refills as possible for $5 at any Bodega location. 30% of the proceeds will be donated to Dolphins Challenge Cancer, created to unite the community against one of the most insidious diseases of our generation: Cancer. Bodega South Florida locations are Bodega South Beach: 1220 16th Street, Miami Beach, FL Bodega Fort Lauderdale: 21 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Bodega Aventura: 19129 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL. For more information, please visit www.bodegataqueria.com.

E11EVEN Vodka Breast Cancer Awareness Month Limited Edition Bottle
Photo Credit: E11EVEN Vodka

E11EVEN Vodka

For October, E11EVEN Vodka has released a special edition bottle with a pink-colored neck (usually teal) supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 1-liter bottle of the ultra-premium spirit has a suggested MSRP of $29.99, and the 750 ml bottle is $19.99. It is available for purchase / nationwide shipping via 11vodka.com and ReserveBar.com and at retail stores & on menus at hundreds of establishments across South Florida. The woman-owned & operated Miami-based company will be donating 11% of all October sales to FloridaBreastCancer.org.

The Gramercy goes Pink
Photo Credit: The Gramercy Miami

The Gramercy Miami

During October, The Gramercy will be bringing in a pink friend for its signature red bears, which are for sale that regularly benefit The Lotus House. The pink bears will be for sale for $500 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with The Gramercy matching donations of purchased bears. Additionally, The Gramercy will be selling a special edition pink mug in honor of breast cancer awareness month for $20, with 50% of the proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Gramercy is located at 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134. For more information, please visit www.thegramercymiami.com  

Toro Toro Pink la bomba
Photo Credit: Toro Toro Miami

Intercontinental Miami & Toro Toro

Miami’s iconic downtown hotel, InterContinental Miami, is going pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On October 1, the hotel will commemorate Breast Cancer awareness in a big way when the exterior digital canvas illuminates the Miami skyline in pink to display a 36-foot digital Pink Ribbon that will be on display throughout the entire month of October.

In addition, visitors can follow the hotel’s interior pink lighting to Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse located on the lobby level of the property. Throughout October, Toro Toro is featuring the Pink La Bomba, a pink chocolate half-sphere filled with cream cheese mousse, dulce de leche, strawberry ice cream, fresh berries, cookie crumbles, and vanilla and berry sauce ($32), and the signature Pink Lotus cocktail ($18). 20% off all proceeds from the Pink La Bomba and cocktail sales will be donated to BRCAStrong, a 501(c)3 non-profit that aims to support and alleviate the emotional and financial burdens of women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. For more information about BRCAStrong, visit www.brcastrong.org/. Advanced reservations at Toro Toro are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. InterContinental Miami and Toro Toro are located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Miami. For more information, please visit www.torotoromiami.com.

Kiki on the River Miami
Kiki on the River – Photo Credit: Paul Stoppi

Kiki on the River

Kiki on the River has launched its merchandise shop. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, a special edition pink Kiki on the River mug will be available on the online shop on kikionlineshop.com and at Kiki on the River for $20. The special edition pink mug will be available during October, with 50% of the proceeds being donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Also, during October, guests can purchase the delicious HOPE cocktail; in partnership with Cointreau they will donate $1 for every cocktail purchased to a breast cancer charity. Kiki on the River is located at 450 NW North River Drive, Miami, FL. For more information, please visit www.kikiontheriver.com.

Kiki on the River goes pink
Kiki on the River – Photo credit: Peter Stepanek

HOPE Recipe

1.5 Oz Ketel One Peach & Orange Blossom
1 oz Cointreau
.5 organic agave syrup
.5 fresh lime juice
.5 Oz cold-pressed cranberry juice

Nikki Beach Pretty in Pink
Photo Credit: Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach Miami

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nikki Beach offers the Pretty in Pink desert for $12, with 50% of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Pretty in Pink is made of Dulce Strawberry Mousse Dome, Chocolate cake, strawberry mousse, dulce de leche, fresh strawberries, covered in pink-hued white chocolate ganache. Nikki Beach is located at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, please visit www.miami-beach.nikkibeach.com

Red Rooster Overtown
Photo Credit: Red Rooster Overtown

Red Rooster Overtown & Miami’s E11EVEN Vodka

For October, Red Rooster Overtown has teamed up with the woman-owned & operated E11EVEN Vodka to create a boozy specialty milkshake supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The pink-colored vodka-spiked ‘Miami Mi11kshake’ is made with E11EVEN Vodka, Strawberry Ice-Cream, Pineapple Juice, and Condensed Coconut Milk (full recipe below) and will be on the Red Rooster menu all of October priced at $15. 50% of Miami Mi11kshake sales during the entire month of October will go to FloridaBreastCancer.org. Red Rooster Overtown is located at 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136. For more information, please visit www.redroosterovertown.com

Miami Mi11kshake with E11EVEN Vodka at Red Rooster Overtown
Miami Mi11kshake – Photo Credit Flow Gallery Agency

Miami Mi11kshake

2 oz E11EVEN Vodka
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz Condensed Coconut Milk
2 scoops of Strawberry Ice-cream
2 cups of Ice
Garnish Pineapple Frans, Strawberry Slices, Toasted Coconut Flakes.
Directions to make: Blend all ingredients in a blender and pour them into a hurricane glass.

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