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South Beach Wine and Food Festival: Best of the Rest

There are tons of events all over Miami Beach this weekend. Here are a couple happening alongside the festival.



    South Beach Wine and Food Festival: Best of the Rest
    Andrew Zimmern will be one of the chefs playing volleyball on Friday.

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off on Thursday, and there are a ton of events all over Miami Beach for the next four days. We pulled together a couple events that are happening alongside the festival.

    FRIDAY: Watch celeb chefs compete in the sand with a game of beach volleyball. "Let's Get Spiked!" starts at 1 p.m. and runs until 2:30 behind the James Royal Palm.

                   Wine Spectator's "Best of the Best" is from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fontainebleau. HaVen Gastro-Lounge and STK Miami with pair dishes with wines from the Wine Spectator's scale.The event is $350 per person at 4441 Collins Ave. And then the party continues from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. at STK at the Perry Hotel at 2377 Collins Ave. Check out their website for prices.

    SATURDAY: The Catalina Hotel will host "Tequila and Takeout," where people can sample food from chefs Macolm Mitchell, Emily Ellen and Josh Lyons. It starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. The party's on the rooftop of the hotel at 1732 Collins Ave. RSVP at

                       Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Cheff Todd Erikson from HaVen Gastro-Lounge will be preparing Shrimp and Chorizo Paella Bites and more demostrations.

                     The Forge Wine Dinner Series at 7 p.m. will be hosted by owner Shareef Malnick with dishes by chef Dewey LoSasso. They include savory black sesame doughnuts with lobster fondue and more. Tickets are $195 per person. Call 305 538 8533 to purchase.  

                     The Big Gay Ice Cream Shop will have a pop-up stand in the Breezway of the James Royal Palm at 1545 Collins Ave. It's open to the public from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    SUNDAY: Get a preview of Huahua's Taqueria at the Grand Tasting Village at 13th Street and Ocean Drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.