Miami-South Florida Culinary Events
Hungry? Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in Miami-South Florida. We feature a calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only events featuring top chefs. Keep checking back so you can know all that's going on in the world of restaurant and food events in Miami-South Florida.
The Florida Keys Craft Beer and Bubbly Festival will celebrate craft beers, wine, Champagne and food trucks, along with live entertainment. Event proceeds will benefit Fishermen’s Hospital Foundation and Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free. VIP tickets ($60) are available for a behind-the-scenes look at the festival, access to the VIP tent, all-you-can-eat food, all-you-can-drink privileges and open view of the live music. For more information, visit www.keysbeerandbubblyfest.com. Marathon Community Park, 12222 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050, 305-743-5417.
Foodies, wine connoisseurs, world-famous chefs and celebrities convene for the South Beach Food & Wine Festival. This year's events include a Best of the Northwest Dinner with Tom Douglas, The Art of Tiki: A Cocktail Showdown with Emeril Lagasse, wine seminars, and more. For more information about activities, guest chefs, and to purchase tickets, visit sobefest.com
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is cruising into season with Nautical Nights, a seafaring feast at The DiLido Beach Club, for a Hamptons meets South Beach dining experience. Saturday evenings, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., navigate to the only beachside restaurant on South Beach offering al fresco seating and fresh from the sea delicacies. Opulent local seafood creations by chef de cuisine Andres Meraz include a “wrecked” raw bar, 40 pound roasted grouper and seafood bake for $59 per guest. Guests can raise a glass to unlimited Veuve Clicquot champagne for $49, or enjoy 10 Cane Rum crafted cocktails to compliment the seafood dinging series. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, One Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139, 786-276-4000.
Daily from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., db bistro moderne offers happy hour featuring half-price beer, wine and specialty cocktails, as well as half off the whole bar menu. db bistro moderne, JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131, 305-421-8800.
Monday through Friday
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill offers happy hour from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Normally $12 drinks are $7 and bar bites run $2-5. Options might include the Eden (Herradura Silver tequila, Japanese cucumber juice, cilantro, and aromatic celery bitters). Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, Midtown Miami, 3250 NE First Ave., Miami, FL 33137, 786-369-0353.