Where to Mingle with Celebrity Chefs Outside of SOBEWFF

February 19, 2015 | by Lane Nieset

Brush elbows with top chefs and star mixologists at these foodie events taking place outside the official South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

Mediterranean Feast with Mike Isabella at The Social Club

The Social Club

Washington D.C.-based Top Chef All-Stars runner-up Mike Isabella and The Social Club's executive chef Blair Wilson are teaming up to properly toast the start of SOBEWFF today at 9 p.m. With food "as good as any chef's in the world" according to Top Chef host Tom Colicchio, Isabella is at Wilson's home turf to help prepare a Mediterranean feast featuring whole spit roasted lamb, a buffet of traditional favorites and local seafood, and flowing cocktails served around a fire-lit pool. 1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-604-1800; Purchase tickets here >>Read More


Our Guide to Undercover Dining

February 16, 2015 | by carla torres

Venture off the beaten path to Miami’s most tucked-away epicurean spots.

Lost Weekend
The Alibi concession window at Lost Weekend.

Some don’t have a website. Others accept only cash. And one is even dedicated to veterans. From delectable tapas proffered in a gas station to an oceanfront burger bar, some of Miami’s most edible treasures hide in plain sight. Here is everything you need to know to discover them. >>Read More


Where to Toast the Miami International Boat Show

February 12, 2015 | by Lane Nieset

Celebrate the Miami International Boat Show (February 12-16) by diving into a cocktail at these nearby bars and restaurants.

LILT Lounge

LILT Lounge

One of the top spots to catch the sunset and super-luxe yachts is on LILT's waterfront patio at the EPIC Hotel. The bar's handcrafted cocktails incorporate locally sourced ingredients and herbs from the rooftop garden, with playful names like the Sailor's Dilemma, made with Shipwreck mango rum, lemon, rhubarb bitters, and lemon peel. Tack on exclusively priced oysters du jour during happy hour from 6-8 p.m. 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-351-7403 >>Read More

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