Please Forgive Us Ray Finkle
Time Out says
Miami hospitality guru Matt Kuscher knows how to home in on a pop culture moment—it’s a skill he’s harnessed to repeated success at his restaurants around the city. To capture the magic of a Miami Super Bowl, he’s tapped into one of our most beloved cinematic claims to fame: the iconic 1994 Jim Carrey flick Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. In the film, shot on location in Miami, the Dolphins’ team mascot and players, including Dan Marino, are abducted by a crazy former player, Ray Finkle, who blames Marino for the downfall of his career. At 3:05pm on Saturday, February 1, the wildly popular Wynwood burger joint Kush will honor Finkle in the hopes that he’ll reverse the curse he dealt Miami’s forlorn “Dolfans” back in the ’90s and allow the Dolphins to make another Super Bowl appearance someday. The free event will include a recreation of Ray Finkle’s bedroom, complimentary laces-out football cookies and a specially brewed “Laces Out” beer by Tank Brewing. A portion of beer sales will benefit the local non-profit Dolphin Research Center.