FRIDAY, FEB. 26
The Raleigh Miami Beach is joining forces with Stag's Leap Wine Cellars to bring a sensory Wine + Dine lunch experience. Guests are invited to convene in the property’s iconic backyard oasis for passed hors d’oeuvres prepared by the culinary team at The Restaurant at the Raleigh. Each dish will be paired with a sampling of four Stags Leap varietals including the Stag's Leap Fay 50 (commemorating the 50 year anniversary since the FAY vineyard was planted) and Stag's Leap Artemis. Marcus Notaro, the wine maker, and Kirk Grace, Director of Vineyard Operations for Stag's Leap, will take guests through each varietal in detail. The event will feature polaroid cameras which guests can utilize during the event, allowing them to take snapshot memories of a wonderful day home with them.
Time: 1pm - 3:30pm Where: 1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Cost: $65/person Tickets: here
SATURDAY, FEB. 27
Dale’s Night Out is the unofficial after-party for SOBEWFF. The event features a special edition of TALDE’s Late Night Noodles with a special menu, think caviar and tater tots. Guests can enjoy sounds by DJ Reid Waters and beer and cocktails sponsored by Peroni and Absolut Elyx. The event is open to the public, RSVP required.
Time: 1 am - 4 am Where: TALDE Miami Beach, 4041 Collins Avenue RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Cost: free
SUNDAY, FEB. 28
Master of Ceremony, celebrity Chef Johnny Iuzzini from Top Chef: Just Desserts, hosts this "Decadent Afternoon" at Drinkhouse Fire and Ice Lounge in South Beach. Expect Valrhona chocolate pastries and confections created and served by such chefs and bakers as Odille Arias (Coya Restaurant and Members Lounge), Keith Wallace (The Cupcake Galleria), Stephanie Frei (The Palms Hotel & Casino), Gina Sansonia (Cucina Bambina), Jenniffer Woo (So Woo Cakes), and Paola Levy (Paola Cake Atelier). Beverage partners include: Van Gogh Vodka, Tap Whisky, Cherry Heering, Xante, Don Q Rums, Jim Beam Whiskies, The Perfect Puree of Napa Valley, and Maven Cocktails.
Time: 2pm-5pm Where: 1672 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Cost: $40-$55 Tickets: Here
-- Sara Liss