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THE TRAYMORE RESTAURANT AND BAR AT METROPOLITAN BY COMO, MIAMI BEACH TAKES CENTER STAGE AT THE FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
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THE TRAYMORE RESTAURANT AND BAR AT METROPOLITAN BY COMO, MIAMI BEACH TAKES CENTER STAGE AT THE FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

Chef de Cuisine Juan Loaisiga from The Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, will make his debut at this year’s Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach …

DINING SCENE: Miami Design District
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DINING SCENE: Miami Design District

Miami Design District’s vibrant food scene.
Featuring haute cuisine and simple fare, the Design District (the latest fashion and cultural destination in the US) is cultivating a mix of American talent and global superstars – (Pssst …

OLTREMARE BECOMES FIRST ‘FRESH FROM FLORIDA’ RESTAURANT IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
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OLTREMARE BECOMES FIRST ‘FRESH FROM FLORIDA’ RESTAURANT IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Oltremare Ristorante at Amara Cay Resort has earned the distinction as the first restaurant in The Florida Keys in the Florida Department of Agriculture’s Fresh From Florida program. Restaurants are chosen for this exclusive program, …

Experience the New Shooters Waterfront Restaurant
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Experience the New Shooters Waterfront Restaurant

Anchored along the Intracoastal Waterway for more than 30 years, Shooters Waterfront has built a reputation as a big fish in a big pond. With a bank of windows featuring endless water views and a kitchen that …

MIAMI Supercar Rooms opens with GK Bistronomie in Wynwood
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MIAMI Supercar Rooms opens with GK Bistronomie in Wynwood

The founder of the UK’s esteemed London Motor Museum has announced the highly anticipated opening of Miami Supercar Rooms – the nation’s first Auto Art Gallery and Gourmet Dining Experience – unveiled in the heart …

MATTHEW KENNEY TO OPEN PLANT FOOD + WINE MIAMI: PLANT-BASED, VEGAN AND RAW CUISINE, FEBRUARY 29
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MATTHEW KENNEY TO OPEN PLANT FOOD + WINE MIAMI: PLANT-BASED, VEGAN AND RAW CUISINE, FEBRUARY 29

Chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney is pleased to announce the opening of his latest plant-based eatery, Plant Food + Wine Miami, opening on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Hallandale’s Cantina Laredo National Margarita Day Feature $7 Cabo Flip
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Hallandale’s Cantina Laredo National Margarita Day Feature $7 Cabo Flip

Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican (http://www.cantinalaredo.com) will celebrate National Margarita Day, which is February 22nd, by offering the Cabo Flip margarita for $7. This premium margarita is normally priced at $12.75. This special pricing will be …

Steak & Potatoes Martini at III Forks in Hallandale
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Steak & Potatoes Martini at III Forks in Hallandale

Palm Beach Gardens and Hallandale, Fla. (February 16, 2016)–III Forks new Steak & Potatoes Martini will be available beginning Tuesday, February 16. The new martini will feature Chopin Vodka, Vya Extra Dry Vermouth and a …

Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village featuring MasterCard Grand Tasting Tents & KitchenAid® Culinary Demonstrations Takes Place February 27 & 28, 2016 –
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The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (SOBEWFF®) is celebrating its 15th anniversary February 24 – 28, 2016, and continues to expand upon upgrades to …

1 HOTEL & HOMES SOUTH BEACH REVOLUTIONIZES THE CULINARY LANDSCAPE OF THE SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
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1 HOTEL & HOMES SOUTH BEACH REVOLUTIONIZES THE CULINARY LANDSCAPE OF THE SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

1 Hotel & Homes South Beach embodies socially and environmentally conscious luxury living that honors, protects and preserves the beauty of nature. Capitalizing on this philosophy, the property will host James Beard Foundation Award nominee …

The Oceanaire Celebrates National Baked Alaska Day
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The Oceanaire Celebrates National Baked Alaska Day

In celebration of National Baked Alaska Day on February 1, The Oceanaire is offering guests a complimentary Baked Alaska with the purchase of an entrée. This special promotion will be available all weekend long, starting …

MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI CELEBRATES ROMANCE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY
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MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI CELEBRATES ROMANCE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

Stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline paired with romantic Spa offers, tempting handcrafted cocktails at MO Bar + Lounge and delectable menus at Azul and La Mar by Gastón Acurio set the …

Chef Emeril Lagasse Spotlights Iconic Miami Restaurants on National TV
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Chef Emeril Lagasse Spotlights Iconic Miami Restaurants on National TV

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to present this week’s episode of Emeril’s Florida airing Sunday, January 17, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. EST on the Cooking Channel. In Sunday’s episode, “It’s So …

KLIMA RESTAURANT AND BAR OPENS FOR LUNCH #klimamiami @klimamiami
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KLIMA RESTAURANT AND BAR OPENS FOR LUNCH #klimamiami @klimamiami

The highly acclaimed KLIMA Restaurant and Bar – a recently introduced culinary concept inspired by contemporary gastronomy from Barcelona – debuts its lunch menu with a series of dishes that continues the restaurant’s excellence in Catalonian-style Western …

DIRT Bringing “Fine Food Fast” to South Beach Starting November 23 @DIRTeatclean
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DIRT Bringing “Fine Food Fast” to South Beach Starting November 23 @DIRTeatclean

DIRT, Miami Beach’s eagerly awaited “fine food fast” eatery, is excited to open its doors on Monday, November 23, 2015. The counter-service restaurant will nourish health-conscious consumers with locally-sourced, vegetable-forward items all day long.

Bank of America Lifestyle Seminars
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For those with an appetite for knowledge: Bank of America Lifestyle Seminars ($55 – $85) – Saturday, February 27 & Sunday, February 28.  The Festival has gathered some of the best minds in town to share their knowledge …

Grilled Cheese Happy Hour hosted by Laura Werlin & Ms. Cheezious
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For the cheese lover: Grilled Cheese Happy Hour hosted by Laura Werlin & Ms. Cheezious ($95) – Friday, February 26.  SOBEWFF® is taking the classic happy hour to the next level at its first Grilled Cheese Happy Hour.  To …

Croquetas & Champagne hosted by Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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For the bubbly imbiber: Croquetas & Champagne hosted by Jean-Georges Vongerichten($95) – Saturday, February 27.  Miami’s chicest new neighborhood never looked (and tasted) so good.  SOBEWFF® will turn the Design District’s Paradise Plaza into a late-night party of …

Nutrish®’s Yappie Hour hosted by Rachael Ray
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For your favorite four-legged friend: Nutrish®’s Yappie Hour hosted by Rachael Ray($95) – Saturday, February 27.  After its successful introduction last year, Fido’s favorite event of the weekend is back in a big way!  Ray, widely known …

III Forks to Serve Savory Four-Course Thanksgiving Dinner
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III Forks to Serve Savory Four-Course Thanksgiving Dinner

 III Forks Prime Steakhouse is taking care of the cooking on Thanksgiving by offering a four-course dinner at both South Florida locations during special hours from 3-9 p.m.

An Inaugural THANKSGIVING Day specialty by KLIMA Restaurant and Bar
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An Inaugural THANKSGIVING Day specialty by KLIMA Restaurant and Bar

The highly acclaimed KLIMA Restaurant and Bar – a recently introduced culinary concept inspired by contemporary gastronomy from Barcelona, introduces its inaugural Thanksgiving Day offering, for those looking to spend the holiday festivities with the family, while …

Top Chef alumna Lindsay Autry showcases culinary delights at Orchid House in Miami Beach
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Top Chef alumna Lindsay Autry showcases culinary delights at Orchid House in Miami Beach

What’s better than Thanksgiving? How about Friendsgiving, which has all the luster of Turkey Day – but, with your closest of friends. And, where better to host a Friendsgiving “staycation” preview than in a posh Miami Beach villa …

Popbar – Handcrafted Gelato On A Stick Opens Its First Florida Location in Delray Beach
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Popbar – Handcrafted Gelato On A Stick Opens Its First Florida Location in Delray Beach

Popbar, the maker of customizable popGelato, popSorbetto, and YogurtPops, founded in New York, New York in 2010, has opened its first location in the Sunshine State at 411 East Atlantic Avenue, Suite B. Popbar is marking the …

Fireman Derek’s Midnight Breakfast hosted by Chrissy Teigen
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Fireman Derek’s Midnight Breakfast hosted by Chrissy Teigen

For the midnight muncher:  Fireman Derek’s Midnight Breakfast hosted by Chrissy Teigen ($95) – Friday, February 26.  The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model, television host and savvy social media maven Chrissy Teigen has been a part of SOBEWFF® on and off since 2008, and returns …

THANKSGIVING Day Menu by The TRAYMORE Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach
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THANKSGIVING Day Menu by The TRAYMORE Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach

The Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, presents its Thanksgiving Day menu, for those looking to spend the holiday festivities with …

CHEF BENJAMIN MURRAY DEBUTS NEW MENU FOR AZUL AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI
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Offering beautiful views of sparkling Biscayne Bay and an unparalleled level of service, Azul at Mandarin Oriental, Miami has been an acclaimed mainstay of South Florida’s dining scene since December 2000.  Named one of Forbes …

CHEF GIOVANNI ROCCHIO PREPARED INVENTIVE ITALIAN DINNER AT THE RENOWNED JAMES BEARD HOUSE
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CHEF GIOVANNI ROCCHIO PREPARED INVENTIVE ITALIAN DINNER AT THE RENOWNED JAMES BEARD HOUSE

Chef Giovanni Rocchio, Executive Chef and Owner of Valentino Cucina Italiana, and Chef de Cuisine Jimmy Everett
Chef Giovanni Rocchio of Valentino Cucina Italiana in Fort Lauderdale joined the James Beard Foundation on Friday, September 25th to prepare a special dinner …

BACARDÍ Untameable Artists Series with Zoë Kravitz and The House of Lolawolf in Miami
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BACARDÍ Untameable Artists Series with Zoë Kravitz and The House of Lolawolf in Miami

BACARDÍ and VICE’s music channel, Noisey, produced the final show in the BACARDÍ Untameable Artists Series which featured a private, invite-only performance from The House of Lolawolf at Toejam Backlot in Miami.

Dubbed the “Lolaloopz,” a live special effects creative lab, featuring real-life, analog filters fans used for social media. Throughout the …

Hilton Anaheim Offers Fall Getaway, Unveils Savory Seasonal Cuisine
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Hilton Anaheim Offers Fall Getaway, Unveils Savory Seasonal Cuisine

This fall, leisure guests from around the globe will “Fall for Hilton Anaheim” —the largest hotel in The Anaheim Resort District and one of the largest in the region with 1,572 guestrooms and 100,000 square …

FAIRMONT CHICAGO, MILLENNIUM PARK OFFERS THANKSGIVING AT HOME DINNER
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FAIRMONT CHICAGO, MILLENNIUM PARK OFFERS THANKSGIVING AT HOME DINNER

Skip the hassle and spend more time at the dinner table this Thanksgiving with Thanksgiving at Home Dinner from Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive. Order, pick-up and enjoy a world-class Thanksgiving dinner prepared …

SBE DEBUTS BRUNCH AND NEW DINNER OFFERINGS AT HYDE AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA FOR THE 2015-2016 HEAT SEASON
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SBE DEBUTS BRUNCH AND NEW DINNER OFFERINGS AT HYDE AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA FOR THE 2015-2016 HEAT SEASON

sbe’s celebrated courtside hotspot, Hyde AmericanAirlines Arena, gears up for the 2015-2016 season with brand new culinary offerings. The in-arena lounge amps up its dinner game with several new dishes in addition to adding …

15th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by Food & Wine
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15th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by Food & Wine

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (SOBEWFF®) celebrates its 15th anniversary February 24 — 28, 2016. With more than 80 events spanning both Miami-Dade and Broward counties, …

Kick Off Stone Crab Season At Monty’s Sunset
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Kick Off Stone Crab Season At Monty’s Sunset

With  Florida’s Stone Crab Season  less than a month away, at Miami’s favorite seafood spot, Monty’s Sunset,  you can dig into the fresh and delicious seafood while not breaking the bank at the same time! What could be …

Oltremare Launches New Prix-Fixe $34 Menu, Available for a Limited Time Only
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Oltremare Launches New Prix-Fixe $34 Menu, Available for a Limited Time Only

  Oltremare Ristorante, Amara Cay Resort’s Italian infused restaurant with a tropical twist, is launching a new prix-fixe dinner menu in honor of fall. Dubbed “Fall in Love with Oltremare,” the three-course dinner priced at only $34 per …

FAMED BOUTIQUE CHOCOLATIER FROM BOSTON BRINGS INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATES TO MIAMI
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Some of the world’s finest chocolates will soon be available in Miami when Beacon Hill Chocolates opens a satellite boutique in Miami’s MiMo district. Slated to open early October, Beacon Hill Chocolates’ newest boutique offers …

5 Dishes You Must Try During Pasta Month
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5 Dishes You Must Try During Pasta Month

The month of October will satisfy any pasta craving you may have. Celebrate National Pasta Month and National Pasta Day on October 17 and let your taste buds rejoice with you. Get in the spirit of the celebration and try …

Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition by Ryan McGinness
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Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition by Ryan McGinness

Hennessy announces the fifth edition of its Very Special Limited Edition series by unveiling a new design created by critically acclaimed American contemporary artist Ryan McGinness. It represents the latest in Hennessy’s series of collaborations …

Johnnie Walker® campaign: Joy Will Take You Further
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Johnnie Walker® campaign: Joy Will Take You Further

It’s not just razor sharp reactions, engineering excellence and singular focus that are behind the achievements of 2009 F1® World Champion and McLaren Honda driver Jenson Button. The sports star today revealed that joy is the driving …

Lucali Announces Dinner Special – Monday – Thursday
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Lucali Announces Dinner Special – Monday – Thursday

Lucali, Miami Beach’s most sought-after pizzeria is rolling out a brand new weekly dinner special offering any salad and appetizer combination for only $19. The offer, which will be available from Monday-Thursdays from 5pm-8pm will also feature a $19 wine bottle special along with happy …

Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican Introduces New Fall Hatch Cocktails
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Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican Introduces New Fall Hatch Cocktails

Cantina Laredo, known for authentic Mexican food with a modern twist, is introducing two new hatch margaritas for the fall, each priced at $12. The tequila in both new cocktails is infused with Hatch Chilies, …

KLIMA Restaurant and Bar Launches Happy Hour
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KLIMA Restaurant and Bar Launches Happy Hour

The newly opened KLIMA Restaurant and Bar – a culinary concept inspired by contemporary gastronomy from Barcelona – has debuted its daily Happy Hour in time for the upcoming season.  Following the launch of the weekly “Tapas …

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