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.
August 1-September 30
The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau presents Miami Spice August 1-September 30, 2015. During this time, participating restaurants will offer a special three-course lunches for $23 and dinner menus for $39. Celebrate and enjoy some of the city's best foods throughout Miami and the beaches. For more information visit, ilovemiamispice.com
During Flavor Palm Beach in the whole month of September, diners can enjoy specially priced lunch and dinner menus at dozens of restaurants. Participants include Cafe Boulud, Cafe Chardonnay and Texas de Brazil. For more information, visit Flavor Palm Beach's official website
Fans of unique beers and ales can sample more than 150 varieties, including unique microbrews at the sixth annual Key West BrewFest. Events include beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event. For more information and ticketing, visit www.keywestbrewfest.com
The Forge will host the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: Miami event with chef Rocco DiSpirito. The event will begin at 6 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's website. The Forge, 432 W. 41st St., Miami Beach, FL 33140, 305-538-8533.
Boca Raton's 6th annual Wine & Food Festival will take place at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road). Events include the Dinner Under The Stars, Vineyard Party, Grand Tasting and Craft Brew Battle. For more information, visit Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival's website
The Mai Kai in Fort Lauderdale offers happy hour in the Molokai Bar from opening to 7 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Guests can enjoy half off appetizers and drinks (excluding bottles of wine, champagne, Sidewinder's Fang and the Mystery Drink). Mai Kai, 3599 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-563-3272.
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.
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