Area 31 Launches New “Hot Summer Nights” Thursday Happy Hour

Launching June 3, Area 31 will host “Hot Summer Nights” every Thursday from 6 pm to 9 pm. Local DJs will spin classics and current favorites as guests grab cocktails and bites and lounge on the outdoor terrace. The Area 31 terrace promises to be one of the only downtown spots with refreshing breezes during the hot Miami season. When the office clock hits 5:59 pm, head to Area 31 for half-priced cocktails and light bites. Ladies will be treated to complimentary cocktails from the “Hot Summer Nights” menu.

Handcrafted cocktails ($5) will include:

  • Mandarina (a twist on the traditional caipirinha using mandarin orange infused with Leblon Cachaca)
  • Exhale Lemonade (an anitoxidant cocktail with Veev’s Acai Spirit, Absolut, cranberry and organic lemons)
  • Espoma (Champagne with a pomegranate and mint crema)
  • Pepperita (a twist on the traditional margarita using lightly spiced chili and passion fruit with CORZO tequila)

Bites by Executive Chef John Critchley ($5 – $11) will include:

  • Key West Pink Shrimp (marinated in key lime juice, chili peppers and palm sugar)
  • Assorted Ceviche (marinated in aji amarillo and passion fruit)
  • Smoked Kingfish Croquettes
  • Fritto Misto (calamari, rock shrimp and white fish served with lemon and caperberries)
  • Chef’s Plate (selection of smoked and cured meats, seafood, country bread, cornichons and mustards)
  • Gazpacho (traditional gazpacho made with fresh tomatoes)

About Area 31
Area 31, the breathtaking restaurant on the 16th floor of Kimpton’s EPIC Hotel, delivers guests a dramatic menu of fresh, premium seafood prepared with a Mediterranean influence.  The restaurant, which debuted December 15, 2008, features seafood from its namesake region Fishing Area 31, the ecologically sound marine waters of the Western Central Atlantic including the entire Florida coast, Central America and northern South America, with its menu created by rising star John Critchley. The menu is complemented with a wine list expertly assembled by Master Sommelier Emily Wines along with an innovative cocktail list from Master Mixologist Jacques Bezuidenhout. Area 31 has the prestigious honor of being named one of the Best New Restaurants of 2009 in Esquire magazine. For more information, please call Area 31 at 305.424.5234 or visit
Thursday, June 3, 2010
6 pm – 9 pm
Free & open to the public
(“Hot Summer Nights” at Area 31 will continue until the end of September 2010)
Area 31 at EPIC
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131

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