Eat, Drink and Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate with us, and Pink it up for October!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Floridians are getting involved in various ways. From pink ribbon charities to football games, there are plenty of opportunities to support the cause. And what better way to show your support than with food and drinks? South Florida restaurants offer special menus and pink cocktails throughout the month, with a portion of proceeds going to Breast Cancer research. So whether you’re looking to dine for a good cause or simply show your support, look for the pink this October. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a great time to learn more about the disease and how you can help fight it.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Restaurants Give Back - Image: 4 Rivers Smokehouse Pink Nachos
Pink Nachos – Photo courtesy of 4 Rivers Smokehouse

4 Rivers Smokehouse

Support the cause with 4 Rivers Smokehouse until October 29th, when guests will have the option to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar amount with proceeds to benefit Advent Health for Women. Smokehouses will also offer Pink Nachos ($9.99) made with pink tortilla chips fried to order, topped with a choice of meat, pico de gallo, guasacaca, nacho cheese sauce, cilantro lime creme fresh, pickled jalapenos, cilantro with partial proceeds also benefiting Advent Health for Women. 4 Rivers Smokehouse is located at 2660 North University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Restaurants Give Back - Image: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
Strawberry Spicy Margarita – Photo courtesy of Bodega Taqueria

Bodega Taqueria Taqueria y Tequila

All month long, Bodega will be featuring a Spicy Strawberry Margarita ($14) partnering with Mijenta Tequila in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and $1 from every cocktail sold will be donated to Dolphins Cancer Challenge.

Addresses:

  • Aventura: 19129 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180
  • Fort Lauderdale: 21 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • South Beach: 1220 16th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • West Palm Beach: 118 S Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Coconut Grove: 3419 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133
Eat, Drink and Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness at These South Florida Spots. Image: Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
Strawberry Crunch Cake – Photo courtesy of Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

Honor Breast Cancer Awareness month with sweet pink treats at Magic City’s favorite bake shop. With outposts located in Wynwood, Coconut Grove, and a third on the way in Fort Lauderdale, Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop is thinking pink with the arrival of its Strawberry Crunch Cake featuring cream cheese filling coated in crushed strawberry streusel. The newest sweet indulgence is available as a whole for $79.99 and by the slice for $10.99. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, 20% of Strawberry Crunch Cake sales for the month of October will benefit BRCAStrong, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that supports women who have been touched by breast and ovarian cancer. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2545 N. Miami Avenue, 33127; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway, Miami 33133.

Toro Toro Pink la bomba
Pink La Bomba – Photo courtesy of Toro Toro

InterContinental Miami & Toro Toro

Miami’s iconic downtown hotel, InterContinental Miami, goes pink again in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The hotel commemorated Breast Cancer awareness in a big way with a pink illumination ceremony in the lobby to light the hotel interior pink for the 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). 15% of all proceeds from sales of the Pink La Bomba 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. InterContinental Miami and Toro Toro are located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Miami. Advanced reservations at Toro Toro are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Restaurants Give Back - Image: La Mar Miami
Pink Causa for a Cause – Photo courtesy of La Mar by Gaston Acurio

La Mar by Gastón Acurio

La Mar by Gaston Acurio will offer a special themed—and remarkably delicious— dish during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Causa for a Cause ($27) is a terrine of potato puree plated in the shape of a ribbon, tinted pink by the addition of beets, and includes crabmeat, sunchokes, salmon, avocado, smoked trout roe, and creamy huancaina sauce, a specialty of award-winning executive chef Diego Oka. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in October. La Mar is located at 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131

Eat, Drink and Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness at These South Florida Spots - Image: Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Rose Pink Flamingo – Photo courtesy of Lona Cocina & Tequileria

Lona Cocina & Tequileria

Drink pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month at Fort Lauderdale’s ultimate dining and imbibing destination Lona Cocina & Tequileria. During the month of October, Lona is featuring a lineup of sensational rosé wines from France, Spain, Argentina, and New Zealand by the bottle for $50. Lona will donate 50% of the month’s sales of select rosé wines to Susan G. Komen for a Cure. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Lona is located at 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Hours of operation are Sunday through Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 1 AM; and Thursday through Saturday from 11:30 AM to 2 AM.

Nikki Beach October Breast Cancer Awareness Special | Summer Salad
Strawberries Summer Salad – Photo courtesy of Nikki Beach Miami

Nikki Beach

Throughout the month of October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nikki Beach will be donating 50% of the proceeds from the Summer Salad to Susan G. Koman to support the fight against breast cancer. The Summer Salad is priced at $19 and includes fresh strawberries, spinach, sliced toasted almonds, crumbled feta cheese, and prickly pear dressing. Nikki Beach Miami is located at 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Pura Vida Roasted Beet Hummus
Roasted Beet Hummus – Photo courtesy of Pura Vida

Pura Vida

One of the latest additions to the brand’s ever-growing menu is the Roasted Beet Hummus, featuring homemade hummus blended with beets, drizzled with olive oil, chickpeas, zaatar seasoning, micro cilantro, and served with toasted pita; and the Raspberry Pistachio Croissant dipped in ruby chocolate. And for the entire month of October and in honor of breast cancer research, a portion of all proceeds from the Roasted Beet Hummus and Raspberry Pistachio Croissant sales will be donated to 305 Pink Pack. Find all Pura Vida locations here.

Tanuki Ume Blossom Breast Cancer Awareness Cocktail photo courtesy of Tanuki
Ume Blossom – Photo courtesy of Tanuki

Tanuki

Tanuki will feature a limited-time-only cocktail, Ume Blossom, for the month of October, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The special pink-hued cocktail is made with Ten High Whiskey, Plum Liqueur, Yuzu, Infused Hibiscus, and a Hibiscus/salt rim. Tanuki is located at 1080 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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