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The Standard x EXILE Books Present: Concrete Poetry Dinner

Join us in celebration of the Sackner Archive, the world’s largest collection of concrete and visual poetry right here in Miami, FL. This performative dinner will commemorate the intersection of word and image, where language, typography, and poetry inspire each course. From typewriter pieces by Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt, to event scores by Alison Knowles and linear poems by Ian Hamilton Finlay, this unique evening will be a sensory delight in celebration of our city’s dynamic print culture.


Poem #1: EGG at least one egg
Dish: Deviled Egg with Paddle Fish Black Caviar & Red Pepper Coulis

Cocktail: Whiskey, Amontillado Sherry, Thyme-Honey Syrup, Lemon, Egg White, Angostura

Poem #2: The Ocean’s Ocean
Dish: Crab Cake with Enoki Mushrooms and Piquillo Pepper

Cocktail: Whiskey, Orgeat, Lemon, Blue Majik Algae

Poem #3: Growth
Dish: Beet Carpaccio

Cocktail: Whiskey, Grapefruit, Ginger-Beet Syrup, Club

Poem #4: Bean Piece
Dish: Grilled Octopus with Pomegranate, Squid Ink Hummus, and 3 Bean Salad

Cocktail: Apple Infused Whiskey, Ginger Beer

Poem #5: A Peach, An Apple
Dessert Dish: Mini Cobblers

Dessert Cocktail: Mint Chip Whiskey, Cold Brew Coffee, Menthe Pastille Minty Milk Foam, Orange Zest

Guests: $95 + Standard Members: $75All inclusive of food, drinks, tax, and gratuity. Vegetarian option available. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to EXILE Books.


June 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Standard Spa Miami Beach
40 Island Avenue
Miami Beach, FL  33139
305 673 1717