Todd Erickson Teaches Tapas; Makoto Pops Up at Pubbelly
August 14, 2013 | by LIANA LOZADA | Food & Drink News
Reserve your spot for a September tapas class with Todd Erickson at the Four Seasons.
Tapas Class with Todd Erickson: The Four Seasons' EDGE, Steak & Bar welcomes special guest chef Todd Erickson for a “Small Bites, Big Appetites" tapas cooking class on Saturday, September 21. The exclusive event allows 20 participants and keeps its location within the Four Seasons secret until the class date. Reservations are $75 and a portion of proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-381-3190
Cellar 1954 Quintessa Wine Dinner at Gotham Steak: James Beard-winning sommelier Larry Stone combs through the Napa Valley winery's blends to create an intricate pairings dinner on Thursday, August 22 at Gotham Steak. The five-course menu ($200 per person) includes cheese plates, duck breast, and Maine lobster. (7:30 p.m.) 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4706
Makoto Okuwa Pop-Up Dinner at Pubbelly: Pubbelly's Jose Mendin shares the kitchen with Makoto Okuwa on Tuesday, August 27 for an anticipated Miami Spice pop-up dinner. The duo will curate a multi-course Japanese pub menu for $33 per person. 1418 20th St., Miami Beach, 305-532-7555
Blackbrick to Open Fall 2013: Chef Richard Hales, the mind behind Korean-inspired hotspot Sakaya Kitchen, will bring a new modernized Chinese restaurant to Midtown this fall. Expect dishes like soy milk pancakes with smoked pork, dim sum, and house-made tofu to top the menu. 3451 N.E. 1st Ave., #103, Miami, 305-573-0658
Hess Selects South Beach Seafood Festival: October may seem far away, but this seafood-centric gathering is sure to sell out. A VIP dinner kicks things off at Joe's Stone Crab on Thursday, October 17 for $500 per person, followed by the main event on Saturday, October 19 on 9th and Ocean Drive. General admission tickets begin at $25 per person, exclusive of food and drink items. [Tickets]
Watch our behind-the-scenes footage from Brazilian bombshell Alessandra Ambrosio's Ocean Drive photo shoot.