Food & Drink

The Locals' Guide to South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Published On 02/23/2016 Published On 02/23/2016
The Q Revolution presented by Creekstone Farms hosted by Guy Fieri curated by Josh Ozersky
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Feb 24 Wed

Drink late night with Pubbelly Sushi From 11pm-2:45am, the team from New York’s famous Employees Only will team with Dev Johnson and Uros Miljkovic from the forthcoming Langford Hotel rooftop bar for an after hours speakeasy with bar bites by Chef Mendin.

Pubbelly 

Drink late night with Pubbelly Sushi Pubbelly  From 11pm-2:45am, the team from New York’s famous Employees Only will team with Dev Johnson and Uros Miljkovic from the forthcoming Langford Hotel rooftop bar for an after hours speakeasy with bar bites by Chef Mendin.

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Feb 24 Wed

Enjoy free beer at the WeWork Lounge Pop in anytime to South Beach’s preeminent work sharing space, WeWork, where they're letting festival goers who want a break -- or to catch up on work -- come in for free and use the free Wi-Fi lounges, coffee, and beer on tap. And most importantly ICE COLD A/C!

WeWork Lounge

Enjoy free beer at the WeWork Lounge WeWork Lounge Pop in anytime to South Beach’s preeminent work sharing space, WeWork, where they're letting festival goers who want a break -- or to catch up on work -- come in for free and use the free Wi-Fi lounges, coffee, and beer on tap. And most importantly ICE COLD A/C!

Courtesy of The One Hotel

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Feb 24-Mar 25

Down Rooftop Sushi at the Prey pop-up Chef Bun Lai will literally be foraging the oceans and farms of South Florida to bring his own brand of eco-conscious sushi to the roof of the 1 Hotel. Highlights include: Finger lickin’ Carp Ribs, Roasted Feral Pig, and Tempura Weed Che paired with foraged berry and plant sake. No tix required and it runs from 6pm-2am.

The 1 Hotel, South Beach

Down Rooftop Sushi at the Prey pop-up The 1 Hotel, South Beach Chef Bun Lai will literally be foraging the oceans and farms of South Florida to bring his own brand of eco-conscious sushi to the roof of the 1 Hotel. Highlights include: Finger lickin’ Carp Ribs, Roasted Feral Pig, and Tempura Weed Che paired with foraged berry and plant sake. No tix required and it runs from 6pm-2am.

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Feb 25 Thu

Play neon golf at Scott Conant and Michael Mina’s East meets West Tailgate guru Michael Mina will be grilling alongside Corsair’s Scott Conant on the terrace alongside the Turnberry golf course at 7pm. They'll also be pouring Mouton Cadet and Basil Hayden bourbon. When you’re done, get in a few holes of neon glow in the dark mini-golf.

Turnberry Isle

Play neon golf at Scott Conant and Michael Mina’s East meets West Turnberry Isle Tailgate guru Michael Mina will be grilling alongside Corsair’s Scott Conant on the terrace alongside the Turnberry golf course at 7pm. They'll also be pouring Mouton Cadet and Basil Hayden bourbon. When you’re done, get in a few holes of neon glow in the dark mini-golf.

Greg Powers

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Feb 25 Thu

Feast on Mediterranean food at Surfcomber Social Club’s Blair Wilson welcomes Top Chef alums at 9:30pm-12:30am to create Mediterranean food stations around the pool, including a seafood station, a wood burning spit, and an oyster raw bar. Plus cocktails from Lilt Lounge’s Dean Feddaqui.

Surfcomber Hotel

Feast on Mediterranean food at Surfcomber Surfcomber Hotel Social Club’s Blair Wilson welcomes Top Chef alums at 9:30pm-12:30am to create Mediterranean food stations around the pool, including a seafood station, a wood burning spit, and an oyster raw bar. Plus cocktails from Lilt Lounge’s Dean Feddaqui.

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Feb 26 Fri

Watch famous chefs battle it out at Spike the Pool Spike Mendelsohn, Pat LaFrieda, Adrianne Calvo and your local Thrillist Editor will be competing in intense pool games like raft relay races starting at 2pm. Laugh at them all while you enjoy bites from Spike’s new Sunny’s Café poolside. It's totally free and open to the public, just be sure to RSVP@thedooronline.com

Hall Hotel

Watch famous chefs battle it out at Spike the Pool Hall Hotel Spike Mendelsohn, Pat LaFrieda, Adrianne Calvo and your local Thrillist Editor will be competing in intense pool games like raft relay races starting at 2pm. Laugh at them all while you enjoy bites from Spike’s new Sunny’s Café poolside. It's totally free and open to the public, just be sure to RSVP@thedooronline.com

Courtesy of Ms. Cheezious

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Event

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Feb 26 Fri

Reinvent wine and cheese at a grilled cheese happy hour Miami’s best grilled cheese purveyors will be serving sandwiches next to James Beard award-winning author Laura Werlin, paired with some of the top wines in Cibo’s collection to get Friday night going strong starting at 5:30pm.

Cibo Wine Bar, South Beach

Reinvent wine and cheese at a grilled cheese happy hour Cibo Wine Bar, South Beach Miami’s best grilled cheese purveyors will be serving sandwiches next to James Beard award-winning author Laura Werlin, paired with some of the top wines in Cibo’s collection to get Friday night going strong starting at 5:30pm.

Courtesy of Sobe WFF

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Event

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Feb 26 Fri

Stuff yourself at the Amstel Light Burger Bash Watch local sensation Nedal Ahmad defend his title against over 30 of the nation’s top burgers at Rachel Ray’s annual event starting at 7:30pm. Did we mention NPH is judging? NPH is judging.

PMG North Venue, Beachside at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Stuff yourself at the Amstel Light Burger Bash PMG North Venue, Beachside at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach Watch local sensation Nedal Ahmad defend his title against over 30 of the nation’s top burgers at Rachel Ray’s annual event starting at 7:30pm. Did we mention NPH is judging? NPH is judging.

Courtesy of Sobe WFF

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Feb 27 Sat

Get the meat sweats at MEATopia sponsored by Thrillist Thrillist is once again bringing the MEAT to South Beach with this all-out grill-off on the sand at 7pm. Local favorites Uncle Tom’s and Sparky’s Roadside BBQ will be there, along with Michael Symon and a special performance from Gregg “One of the Allmans” Allman.

Beachside at the Delano

Get the meat sweats at MEATopia sponsored by Thrillist Beachside at the Delano Thrillist is once again bringing the MEAT to South Beach with this all-out grill-off on the sand at 7pm. Local favorites Uncle Tom’s and Sparky’s Roadside BBQ will be there, along with Michael Symon and a special performance from Gregg “One of the Allmans” Allman.

Kevin Coster

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Feb 27 Sat

Stay out late at Dale’s Night Out Sexy sexy Dale Talde is hosting SOBEWFF’s unofficial after party from 1-4am in his new spot in the Thompson Hotel. He’ll have a special menu with his late night noodles, caviar, and tater tots, and cocktails sponsored by Peroni and Absolut Elyx.

TALDE Miami Beach, 4041 Collins Avenue

Stay out late at Dale’s Night Out TALDE Miami Beach, 4041 Collins Avenue Sexy sexy Dale Talde is hosting SOBEWFF’s unofficial after party from 1-4am in his new spot in the Thompson Hotel. He’ll have a special menu with his late night noodles, caviar, and tater tots, and cocktails sponsored by Peroni and Absolut Elyx.

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Feb 28 Sun

Eat a little lighter at Lucky Chopstick Try the food from Brickell’s new Chinese joint Da Tang, or your old favorites from Katsuya, at this celebrating of late night Asian eats hosted by Andrew Zimmern from 6-9pm.

PMG North Venue, Beachside at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Eat a little lighter at Lucky Chopstick PMG North Venue, Beachside at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach Try the food from Brickell’s new Chinese joint Da Tang, or your old favorites from Katsuya, at this celebrating of late night Asian eats hosted by Andrew Zimmern from 6-9pm.

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