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Shake Shack Adds A New Menu Item

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🚨 NEW MENU ITEM ALERT 🚨

Everyone’s favorite Shake Shack is adding a new menu item for a limited time only.

Starting on Friday, June 3rd all Florida Shake Shack locations will be adding the Bacon CheddarShack Burger to their menu for a limited time.

Shake Shack competed in the 2016 South Beach Wine and Food Festival Burger Bash with a new specialty burger, the Bacon CheddarShack Burger! The burger is an all natural Angus beef hamburger topped with smoke Niman Ranch bacon and Wisconsin aged cheddar cheese sauce. You can enjoy a single Bacon CheddarShack for $6.89 or a double for $9.69.

On top of the Bacon CheddarShack, Shake Shack will also be launching the Blueberry Pie Oh My which is a vanilla frozen custard blended with a slice of delicious Shack-made blueberry pie topped with whipped cream. Blueberry Pie Oh My will be available until July 4th.

If you haven’t been to Shake Shack in a while or haven’t been at all, June 3rd might be the perfect time to do so.

Events

The Super Bowl of Everything Food : SoBeWFF 2016

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Our favorite event of the year is right around the corner.

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival is happening February 24th thru the 28th. We consider it the Super Bowl of everything food.

One of the best parts of this event is that it happens in our own backyard, MIAMI!

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival has over 80 events happening over five days.

This year the event is expanding into Ft. Lauderdale. SoBeWFF is introducing the Taste Fort Lauderdale Series.

Here are some of our favorite events happening for the festival.

  • Barilla’s Italian Bites on the Beach
  • Amstel Light Burger Bash
  • Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best
  • Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village
  • Meatopia
  • LUCKY CHOPSTICKS: An Asian Night Market
  • Mexico City presents Tacos After Dark
  • Fireman Derek’s Midnight Breakfast
  • One&Only Resorts presents Croquetas and Champagne
  • The Art of Tiki: A Cocktail Showdown
  • Sweet 15: A Dessert Party
  • Seaside Eats hosted by Robert Irvine : Part of the Taste Fort Lauderdale Series

You don’t want to miss any of this. This is your chance to get closer to your favorite chefs from all over.

We will be all over the beach all weekend and will bring you all the action live on social media. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Some events are sold out, but you can still score some great tickets to some great events.

Buy your tickets to the 2016 SoBeWFF here.

We hope to see you all on the beach for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

 

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SoBeWFF – Thrillist’s BBQ & The Blues Recap

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SoBeWFF kicked off on Thursday with a bang!

Thrillist held their 6th annual Thrillist BBQ & The Blues event at the Shore Club. The event was hosted by Anne Burrell. Jeff Mauro from The Kitchen and Ted Allen, host of Chopped were also in attendance.

Rok:Brgr’s “Sweet Caroline Burger” won the “Best in BBQ, People’s Choice” Award.

Participating Restaurants & Dishes Include:​

  • Rok:Brgr, Chef Robbyns Martinez’s winning dish of “Sweet Caroline Burger,” aged cheddar, BBQ short ribs, creamy coleslaw, fried onions, bourbon BBQ sauce on a mini pretzel bun
  • 3030 Ocean, Executive Chef Paula DaSilva’s smoked sausage served with spicy potato salad and relish
  • BLT Prime at Trump National Doral, Chef de Cuisine Dustin Ward’s BLT smoked brisket with crispy onion and bbq sauce
  • Bulldog Barbecue, Chef Howie Kleinberg’s smoked beef brisket taco with picked shallots and chipotle lime crema
  • Buns & Buns, Corporate Chef Reuven Sugarman’s tamarind BBQ glazed short ribs served with cabbage slaw and pickled red chili slaw on a brioche bun
  • Creekstone Farms presents: Drunken Dragon, Executive Chef Xavier Torres’ Korean style short ribs
  • Devon Seafood + Steak, Chef Rod Chitikov’s smoked pork belly sliders served with a side of lobster mac & cheese
  • La Savina at Mondrian South Beach, Chef Tien Ho’s charcoal roasted short ribs served with pickled beets and romesco
  • Pincho Factory, Chef Nedal Ahmad’s slow braised brisket croquette served with a chili lemon mayo
  • Red, The Steakhouse, Chef Peter Vauthy’s beef baby back ribs served with bacon and lobster mac & cheese
  • Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue, Chef Kevin Kehoe & Hans Seitz’s barbecued beef short rib sliders served with a side of homemade collard greens and coleslaw
  • Uncle Tom’s Barbecue, Chef Raymond Brown’s BBQ brisket mac & cheese served with a slide of coleslaw

Check out photos from the event below:

Photos courtesy of Thrillist.

Events

Top 5 Not-to-be-Missed SoBeWFF Events That Aren’t Sold Out Yet

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The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is right around the corner. It is like the Super Bowl of food events for food fans all over the world.

The list of events that happen during this three day festival is long and most events are already sold out. Well don’t worry, we have narrowed down the top 5 not to be missed events that aren’t sold out yet. You have to act fast on these events though because they are bound to sell out as we get closer to the event.

Get the details on the events below:

Italian Al Fresco on the Beach
When: Thursday, February 19 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: Beachside at the Delano
Details: When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie . . . and pasta, meatballs, arancini, charcuterie, and so much more! We’re kicking off this year’s SOBEWFF in unprecedented fashion with Ronzoni’s 100th Birthday bash. Hosted by Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, the king and queen of all things Italian from Cooking Channel, this al fresco feast on the sand will showcase more than 30 chefs serving up mouth-watering fare behind the Delano Hotel. Fall in love all over again with your favorite Italian-American dishes – whether its white sauce, red sauce, perfectly aged Parmigiano-Reggiano, broccoli rabe, or any number of specially crafted pastas. You’ll savor your way through an abundance of both classic and modern twists while sipping on wines from Folonari Amore Italia. Leave it to SOBEWFF to show you true amore under the stars!
Tickets: $150
Buy your tickets here.

Meatopia: The Q Revolution
When: Saturday, February 21 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: Beachside at the Delano
Details: SOBEWFF’s The Q, our beloved signature celebration of all things grilled, braised and barbecued, has evolved! And there’s only one name who could lead the charge on a revolution this big – chef, restaurateur, author, and Food Network rockstar Guy Fieri! We’ve collaborated with James Beard Award-winning Esquire writer, and Miami native, Josh Ozersky to bring you Meatopia: The Q Revolution at SOBEWFF 2015. Meatopia already has a reputation as the world’s most famous meat festival, where some of the greatest chefs cook every part of the animal over open fires, and we’re thrilled to make it a part of SOBEWFF! Sip on an incredible array of bourbons like Knob Creek, Basil Hayden, Jim Beam and Makers Mark, and enjoy a special musical performance as Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino presents the Blues Traveler live on stage
Tickets: $250
Buy your tickets here.

Grand Tasting Village
When: Saturday, February 21 noon -5 p.m., Sunday, February 22 noon – 5 p.m.
Where: Grand Tasting Village, 13th Street and Ocean Drive
Details: New for 2015, guests can enjoy the WHOLE venue from 12-5 pm and take a refreshing stroll through an unending array of scents and tastes in the MasterCard Grand Tasting Tents while celebrating all areas of Miami as participating restaurants will be grouped together in culinary quadrants led by their respective culinary captain, representing distinct districts across South Florida — from South Miami and Coral Gables to Brickell, Wynwood, SOBE and on into Ft. Lauderdale. Fans will also notice a new layout this year with more places to relax and enjoy this grand experience — whether it’s with a cocktail under the shade or your hips swaying to beat of live music and/or DJs throughout the day. For the third year, attendees will be able to vote for their favorite dishes and decide which restaurant will win the Miami New Times’ “Short Order’s Best Bite on the Beach” award.
Tickets: $100 – $275
Buy your tickets here.

Death By Chocolate
When: Saturday, February 21 from 10p.m.- 1a.m.
Where: Poolside at National Hotel, 1677 Collins Avenue
Details: Tantalize your sweet tooth at this one-of-a-kind sexy South Beach soiree. No fauxnuts here. We’re bringing the Willy Wonka of sweets, the one and only Dominique Ansel, to South Beach for a late-night poolside party your taste buds won’t want to miss. Best known for his creation of the Cronut (™) in 2013, the cookie shot and more recent pretzel ‘Lobster Tail’ that followed, Ansel’s flair for the dramatic and delicious is sure to please your palate. Ansel is the widely regarded French pastry chef and owner behind Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City and recently released his first cookbook, DOMINIQUE ANSEL: The Secret Recipes
Tickets: $125
Buy your tickets here.

Thrillist’s Barbecue & The Blues
When: Thursday, February 19 from 8p.m.- 11p.m.
Where: Beachside at the Shore Club, 1901 Collins Avenue
Details: Celebrating its 6th straight year at The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, Thrillist will once again highlight the best meaty goodness and soulful tunes Miami has to offer at Thrillist’s Barbecue & The Blues. Hosted by celebrity chef Anne Burrell, the event will feature custom-crafted BBQ creations from 12 chefs hand-picked by Thrillist, fully stocked bars featuring entwine wine, custom cocktails, craft beers by B.R.E.W. FIU, and musical performances DJ Haitian Hillbilly and Diablo Dimes & the Bloodhounds.
Tickets: $125
Buy your tickets here.

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Thrillist’s 6th Annual Barbecue & The Blues is Back!

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Thrillist’s 6th Annual Barbecue & The Blues is back at The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE.

This year’s event will be hosted by celebrity chef Anne Burrell (of Worst Cooks in America, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef and Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell). The event will feature barbecue from a dozen of our favorite local restaurants. The event will also feature fully stocked bars featuring entwine wine, custom cocktails, craft beers by B.R.E.W. FIU, and musical performances DJ Haitian Hillbilly and Diablo Dimes & the Bloodhounds.

​Participating Restaurants & Dishes:​

  • 3030 Ocean, Executive Chef Paula DaSilva’s smoked sausage with spicy potato salad and relish
  • BLT Prime at Trump National Doral, Head Chef Paul Niedermann’s BLT smoked brisket
  • Bulldog Barbecue, Chef Howie Kleinberg’s beef brisket taco
  • Buns & Buns, Corporate Chef Reuven Sugarman’s tamarind BBQ glazed short ribs
  • Creekstone Farms presents: Drunken Dragon, Executive Chef Xavier Torres’ Korean style short ribs
  • Devon Seafood + Steak, Chef Rod Chitikov’s smoked pork belly sliders served with a side of lobster mac & cheese
  • La Savina at Mondrian South Beach, Chef Tien Ho’s charcoal roasted short ribs
  • Pincho Factory, Chef Nedal Ahmad’s slow braised brisket croquette
  • Red, The Steakhouse, Chef Peter Vauthy’s beef baby back ribs
  • Rok:Brgr, Chef Robbyns Martinez’s “Sweet Caroline Burger”
  • Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue, Chef Kevin Kehoe & Hans Seitz’s barbecued beef short rib sliders served with a side of homemade collard greens and coleslaw
  • Uncle Tom’s Barbecue, Chef Raymond Brown’s BBQ brisket topped with mac & cheese

The event is happening on Thursday, February 19th from 8-11pm at the Shore Club in Miami Beach.

You can buy your tickets here!

You don’t want to miss this event!

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SoBeWFF is Right Around the Corner

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SoBeWFF is right around the corner!

We are about one month away from the ‘Super Bowl’ of food events. The four day festival takes place February 19-22 in Miami. While some events are already sold out, there are still plenty of great events to attend. There is something for everyone. From the Grand Tasting tents to intimate dinners, you will not be disappointed.

The Festival benefits the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU) and since the Festival’s inception more than $20 million has been raised for the School.

Here are some of the must attend events:

  • Meatopia: The Q Revolution presented by Creekstone Farms hosted by Guy Fieri curated by Josh Ozersky
  • Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village featuring MasterCard Grand Tasting Tents
  • Poolside Paella Party hosted by José Andrés
  • Tacos After Dark hosted by Aarón Sánchez
  • Amstel Light Burger Bash presented by Schweid & Sons hosted by Rachael Ray
  • Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best sponsored by Bank of America & Merrill Lynch, Fun and Fit as a Family featuring Goya Kidz Kitchen
  • YogArt presents Buddhas and Bellinis
  • Bank of America Lifestyle Seminars
  • Wine Spectator Wine Seminars
  • Goya Foods’ Swine & Wine hosted by Marc Forgione
  • Mix It Up with Morimoto & Friends
  • Medianoches & Mixology hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli
  • Death by Chocolate: A Dessert Party hosted by Dominique Ansel
  • Chicken Coupe hosted by Andrew Carmellini
  • Thrillist’s Barbecue & The Blues hosted by Anne Burrell

Buy your tickets here before it’s too late!

Look for full coverage of this year’s festival right here on our Tumblr.

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The 2014 SoBeWFF Burger Bash Burger Lineup

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We are just a few days away from the kickoff of this year’s South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

One of the hottest events every year is the Amstel Light Burger Bash. Burger Bash is happening on Friday, Feburary 21st behind the Ritz-Carlton South Beach on the sand inside the party tents. Who will take the crown and claim bragging rights for a full year? Our friends over at Short Order got a hold of the entire burger lineup.

Check it out below and we can’t wait to see you on Friday.

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Openings

Ralph Pagano’s New Restaurant, Naked Taco Opens Friday

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We all knew Ralph Pagano was taking over the former Serafina space at the Dream Hotel. We knew it was going to a Mexican restaurant and we knew it didn’t have a name either.

We now know the restaurant will be called Naked Taco and it will open this Friday, February 21st just in time for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

Ralph Pagano has a passion for Mexico. Naked Taco will have his take on street food, plus 125 different tequillas.

We can’t wait to eat and drink our way thru Naked Taco.

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The Dead Rabbit Pops Up in Miami

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If you are a cocktail connoisseur, you know about The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog  bar in New York.

The Dead Rabbit has been named World’s Best New Cocktail Bar, World’s Best Cocktail Menu and one of the best bars in America by Esquire.

So The Dead Rabbit is a pretty big deal. Well The Dead Rabbit is popping up at Patpong Road for two nights only during the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

The Dead Rabbit will pop up on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 from 8 p.m. until close.

The pop-up is open to the public.

You don’t want to miss this, but remember to get there early. Patpong Road is a really intimate place.

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Happy SoBeWFF Week!

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The South Beach Wine & Food Festival has arrived.

It’s our favorite time of year. It’s “our” Super Bowl.

Posts will be slow for the next week, while we recover and bring you coverage of the festival.

For up-to-the-minute coverage, follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

If you are attending any of the events, we would love to meet you. You can reach us on Twitter @thefoode or email us, [email protected].

Everything South Beach Wine and Food Festival can be found here.

Enjoy and have a great weekend! We look forward to seeing you at the festival.