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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Amaris Jones of South Street at the Chicken Coupe Event

Amaris Jones, proprietor and chef of South Street, located in the Miami Design District.

No bird is safe on Saturday, February 23rd, when the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival debuts a new event, Chicken Coupe. Hosted by chef Andrew Carmellini at the W South Beach—where he runs the Miami outpost of his New York destination restaurant The Dutch—the event showcases the delectable combination of champagne and […]

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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Aniece Meinhold and Cesar Zapata of The Federal and Daniel Serfer of Blue Collar at the Thrillist BBQ and the Blues Event

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And the food madness rolls on. On the evening of Saturday, February 23rd, the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presents Creekstone Farms’ BBQ & the Blues event at the iconic Eden Roc hotel. Hosted by Thrillist and Iron Chef America star Geoffrey Zakarian (consulting chef at New York’s buzzed-about Lambs Club), the evening features […]

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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim

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Although this week’s Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival is principally about those title attractions—namely, wine and food—one can’t overlook their delicious and equally multifaceted cousin, the cocktail. Many events are shining a spotlight on distilled liquors, but true aficionados have set aside Saturday afternoon for a pair of demonstrations from America’s sultan of the […]

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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Jeff O’Neill from The Villa by Barton G. at the Wine Spectator Best of the Best Event

Barton G. Corporate Executive Chef Jeff O'Neill

This week, the culinary world descends upon Miami for the 12th South Beach Wine & Food Festival, presented by the Food Network and Food & Wine magazine. Thousands of gastro groupies will pack the town from Aventura to Coral Gables, tasting exotic dishes, sipping luscious wines and cocktails, and angling for moments with celebrated chefs like Bobby Flay, […]

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Food Trend: Boozy Desserts in the U.S.A.

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Finally, diners no longer have to choose between a coveted sweet and that one last drink at the end of a meal. Behold the Boozy Dessert, a culinary phenomenon gaining traction in restaurants across the country. These adult treats—served with a heady dose of ingredients—are making food and drink aficionados go wild. Here are several […]

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Alexander Lervik’s Chocolate Lamp

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Now here’s a delicious—and illuminating—idea: Swedish designer Alexander Lervik’s Lumière au Chocolat (Chocolate Lamp), which was conceived to reflect the phases of the sunrise. Exploring the contrast of light versus darkness—inspired by the polar nights of his native country, when a dim glow permeates the sky—Lervik collaborated with LED specialists Saas Instruments to create the edible lamp. When it […]

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift: Caviar From an ATM

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From pizza to cupcakes to sportscars, there seems to be almost nothing one can’t order from the modern vending machine. So, in an effort to accommodate their discerning clients, Beverly Hills Caviar—a luxury food supplier that usually operates on an appointment-only basis—has placed “Caviar ATMs” throughout select malls in the Los Angeles area. The machines’ […]

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Novak Djokovic Has Cornered the Market on Donkey Cheese

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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, who currently holds the world’s number-one ranking, is stirring up an unusual buzz in the culinary world. Djokovic has purchased the globe’s entire supply of donkey cheese for his Novak Cafe and Restaurant, a brand with locations across his native country. A luxury that is priced at about £1,000 per […]

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