Chef Jeffrey Brana and his wife Anna E Pedron Brana, formerly of the acclaimed and lamented Restaurant Brana and former chef and marketing manager respectively of Norman Van Aken’s original Norman’s are debuting Tropicale, a private dining club that through events and private dinners benefit Cancer Connections, the Branas' new non-profit that helps children and adults that have been affected by cancer through various programs and services.
Dinners will focus on a seasonal multi-course menu and cost a suggested donation of $85 per person with an optional $15 to the charity via PayPal. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and can be made from one to ten people. Dinners are typically held Saturday nights in various locations in the Coral Gables/South Miami areas, though other days of the week can be reserved. For more information, click here. [EaterWire]