Florida will be reeling from Hurricane Irma, but locals have been enjoying some of the best of the summer weather this week.
From hot dog eating to outdoor dining, here’s a guide to some of our favorite Florida food and drink specials.
-Miami Marlins, Marlins Park, Florida: The Miami Marlins are the largest and most well-known baseball team in the state.
They’ve been there since 1962 and are known for their baseball, basketball, and tennis teams.
If you’ve been to the ballpark, you know the inside is tight.
But don’t let that fool you: The food and drinks are really good.
Here are some great options to make your visit a memorable one.
-The Miami Marlins, Miami Marlins Park: The best of Florida’s best food and entertainment, the Marlins will play their first game of the season Sunday at 7 p.m.
A special deal: For $50 per person, you can get a souvenir T-shirt and get a signed copy of “The Art of Baseball” from Marlins Park.
If that’s not enough, you get to enjoy a special meal and be a part of the game!
-Cajun Food Truck, Cajun House, Coral Gables, Florida; 7 p., $12.50.
Cajuns, whose culinary skills are often overlooked, bring their distinctive flavors to the table.
This is a great way to spend a Friday night and grab some Cajon.
If there are any food trucks nearby, check them out.
-Cavendish Grill, Miami Gardens, Florida, and Cabrini Greens, Coral Springs, Florida.
Both restaurants will be open from 9 p.p.m.-2 a.m., Monday through Saturday.
This will be Cabrinis first week-end of opening, and we recommend checking them out if you haven’t already.
-Horseshoe Tavern, Boca Raton, Florida (and Boca, Florida): The first location in Miami Gardens will be opening this week, opening from 7 p, $13.50-$25.
If the weather looks good, you might want to head to Boca and eat here before heading to a beachside restaurant.
-Tacos de Chicas, Orlando, Florida -Taco Bell, Tampa, Florida This fast-casual chain will be featuring its food on their menu this week with Tacos de Tacos, an open-faced taco and chicken sandwich.
They will be offering $5 tacos for a limited time, which is a good deal if you’re looking for some tacos.
-Chorizo Tacos & Bar, Orlando; 7:30 p., 50 cents.
Taco Bell is opening in Orlando this week as well.
If tacos are your thing, this is one of the most popular tacos in town.
The Chorizo is made with cilantro, tomatoes, and cheese, and it’s one of our favorites.
It’s a great breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal, and is a lot of fun to try.
-Mexican Grill, Orlando (and Miami Gardens): If you want some authentic Mexican food, this will be the place to go.
They are taking over the historic Boca Beach area and will be serving their new tacos and guacamole.
You can also order from their Mexican menu, which offers a lot more of the popular flavors.
-Miguel’s Mexican Grill, Coralville, Florida-The owner of this Miami-based chain, Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant, is opening their second location in Coralville.
This one will be in the historic South Beach neighborhood.
If Mexican food is your thing (and you are in Florida), then you will definitely want to stop by this new Miami-area spot.
-El Dorado Restaurant, Coral Hills, Florida If you’re in the area, you will find the best Mexican food in the region.
This new restaurant will be located at 1225 W. Palm Ave.
The menu will be more than just a traditional Mexican meal, with more than 100 kinds of tacos, guac, and more.
-Chef Joe, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Chef Joe’s is the owner of Joe’s House, a new restaurant located in Tampa.
The restaurant will offer breakfast, dinner, and a variety of sides for lunch.
This location is also close to St. Petersburg International Airport.
If Joe’s has what you are looking for, you should stop by their new location, where you will have the opportunity to try their amazing food.
-Dine On Meals, Coral Hill, Florida Dine On is opening at 8 p.g., $7.50 for children, $8.50 adults.
The first Dine on Meals restaurant in the country opened in St. Pete in 2015, and the wait is finally over.
This place has a good selection of authentic Caribbean dishes and has been serving their food for over 30 years. -R