First Look at Porcao Farm to Grill; Guest Chef at Eating House
September 03, 2013 | by liana lozada | Food & Drink News
Lacquered pork belly at soon-to-open Porcao Farm to Grill.
Guest Chef Dinner at Eating House: Scarpetta Miami's chef de cuisine, Nina Compton, will join Giorgio Rapicavoli in the kitchen for an eight-course dinner on Tuesday, September 10. For $55 per person, enjoy carrot tartare, sea scallops with candied pumpkin, and coffee semifreddo. Seatings begin at 6:30 p.m. and reservations are highly recommended. 804 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-448-6524
Porcao Farm to Grill Opening This Month: Miami will welcome another steakhouse later this month when Porcao Farm to Grill opens in Mary Brickell Village. Executive chef Jeff O’Neil is firing up free-range meats and in-house dry-aged dishes alongside sustainable seafood specialties. Porcao's second floor doubles as a lounge, offering evening guests and cigar enthusiasts an intimate hideaway. 901 S Miami Ave., Miami, 305-779-2445
First-Ever Clams & Claws Seafood and Wine Fest: The inaugural Clams & Claws Seafood and Wine Festival lands at the Miami Seaquarium on Saturday, November 23, showcasing South Florida's favorite seafood restaurants. The fresh eats will be coupled with expertly curated wine tastings and samples. Admission to Clams & Claws includes full access to the Miami Seaquarium's grounds and activities. Keep an eye on the website for tickets. 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, 305-361-5705
Mexican Independence Day at Talavera: Available now through September 30, Talavera is serving traditional Mexican favorites like chili-pepper stuffed pork tenderloin in honor of Mexican Independence Day (September 16). Stop by on September 13 to 15 and witness an authentic El Grito ceremony and live entertainment. 2299 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-444-2955
Taste of Tuscany at Quattro Gastronomia Italiana: Quattro's Monday night regional dinner series welcomes Tuscan specialties for September. The three-course dinner prix-fixe menu ($39) includes house-made pappardelle with wild boar ragu and a savory seafood medley. 1014 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-531-4833
Cover shoot: Behind the scenes with Pitbull for the October 2014 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.