Food Pairings

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Haven's Four-Course American Bombers Beer Dinner Wednesday

    Last month, Haven gastro-lounge hosted its first beer-pairing dinner with Ommegang. Chef Todd Erickson was so satisfied with the turnout and the thought of pairing his food with a great craft beer that he's decided to keep the series going, turning it up a notch with 22-ounce craft bomber bottles, t ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    New Times' Pairings Is Tonight: Five Reasons to Go

    New Times' Pairings is here! South Florida's best foodie event happens this evening when the Broward Center for the Performing Arts hosts over 40 restaurant, each serving amazing food paired with a fine wine or craft beer. If you haven't already snagged tickets, don't worry. Tickets available onli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    New Times' Pairings Is Next Week: Get Half-Priced Tickets Now!

    New Times' Pairings is next week and you don't want to miss this event that features dishes from the best South Florida restaurants, each specially paired with a wine or beer to compliment every delicious bite. Just one week from today, on Thursday, September 18, from 7 to 10 p.m., Fort Lauderdale' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Cigar City Beer Pairing at Verde: Imperial Stout Limited Release and Grouper Cheeks (Photos)

    Beer-pairing dinners attract the most devoted of beer snobs. Only true craft beer lovers would drive down from Fort Lauderdale for one. Especially when the beer involved Tampa brewer Cigar City and the chef happens to be the one who opened the Cigar City brewpub in 2008. Brewmaster Wayne Wambles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Cigar City Beer-Pairing Dinner at Verde Thursday

    When thinking of Verde, Stephen Starr's restaurant at Pérez Art Museum Miami, craft beer doesn't necessarily spring to mind. Yet this Thursday, chef Nicolay Adinaguev will be collaborating with brewmaster Wayne Wambles of Tampa's Cigar City to create a beer-pairing dinner that will be sure to pleas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    This Week's Best Eats and Drinks in Miami: Ravenous Pig, Terrapin, Ommegang, and Cigar City

    Another Monday morning rears its ugly head. On the bright side, this week is full of eating and drinking opportunities. From the Ravenous Pig chef and owner James Petrakis bringing his swine to Tongue & Cheek to the Broken Shaker and Pubbelly teaming up for an epic one night only Miami Spice dinner, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Todd Erickson Talks Beer, Hosts Ommegang Pairing Dinner at Haven

    While it is better known for inventive cocktails than craft beer, Haven South Beach is catering to lovers of brew with its upcoming beer pairing dinner. Executive chef Todd Erickson will collaborate with Brewery Ommegang for the dinner on Tuesday, August 26 at 7 p.m. The affair will offer 30 guests ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Oak Tavern Hosts David Bracha, Wynwood Brewing Company Beer Pairing Dinner Wednesday

    Executive chef and oystermind David Bracha has teamed up with the Brignonis of Wynwood Brewing Company for a special dinner tomorrow night that will be served family style at Oak Tavern's communal table. The dinner is a follow up to a beer dinner the restaurant and beer columnist Evan Benn hosted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Shula's Steakhouse Hosts Lagunitas Beer Dinner June 6

    In any city with robust craft beer and restaurant scenes, beer dinners will inevitably follow. Shula's Steakhouse: The Original in Miami Lakes has gotten on this train and will host a Lagunitas beer dinner on June 6. The four-course dinner pairs beers from Lagunitas Brewing Company with Shula's en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    American Craft Beer Week in Miami: Beer Dinners Deluxe Edition

    American Craft Beer Week runs from May 12 through 18 and celebrates not only beer but also beer paired with food. Like the steady stream of special releases around the country, several beer dinners are happening around Miami too. If you missed the Cigar City Brewing five-course beer dinner at OTC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Third Annual Ommegang HopChef Competition at the Biltmore April 28

    Brewery Ommegang is busting out with its third annual HopChef Competition at the BIltmore Hotel on April 28, pitting several Miami chefs against each other to see who can make the best beer and food pairing. Eight prominent Miami chefs are currently in the process of developing their dishes for th ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Wynwood Brewing Company's Founders List Their Top Restaurants for Drinking Beer

    This year, father-and-son team Luis G. and Luis C. Brignoni debuted the first craft brewery in Miami, Wynwood Brewing Company. Here, in their own words, are their favorite spots for drinking suds around town. See also: In 2013, Miami's Food Scene Finally Blossomed

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Kitchen Kreative Pits Calvo and Rapicavoli Tomorrow

    Cooking competitions are always fun. They're all about heat, suspense, speed, and mystery ingredients. Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to get your fix on a regular basis. Kitchen Kreative, a monthly series benefitting Slow Food Miami, launches at 7 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Its firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Beer, Bourbon, and Chicken

    Beer shows up a lot in this weekly guide. It could be that there are just lots of local free beer events all the time, and it could also be that we have a free beer radar. Either way, we offer you a couple things to keep yourselves busy this week after work. And, yes, free beer is included.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Pairings: The Best of Broward Food & Wine in One Evening

    Let's face it. Even though Miamians love their shiny new BMW's we're loathe to drive anywhere. Maybe it's the traffic on I-95 that has our skin crawl whenever a friend in Fort Lauderdale or Hollywood asks us to come up to try their favorite spot for brunch, but for some reason, once we're firmly pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Barley & Swine Hosting First Local Brew Dinner

    Barley and Swine has been serving up slow eats and craft brews to foodies since their official opening in June, and they're about to take their edible options to the next level. On August 15, they're hosting the first Made in Dade beer dinner celebrating locally made brews and founder Jorge Ramos' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Whole Foods Grecian Dinner & Wine Pairing Tomorrow

    Healthy eating is taking over the world one Whole Foods at a time. Short Order's very own Camille Lamb even traded her pen for an apron. While the rest of us aren't that enthusiastic, we still love to be kept up to date of healthy happenings and partake in them, especially when they deal with wine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Miamians Share Their Soda Pairings: Jupiña With Fritas, Materva and Cubanos

    Red with beef, white with chicken, root beer with bacon cheeseburgers ... wait, what? You're familiar with wine pairings, and you may even be familiar with beer pairings, but we're willing to bet that soda pairings is a foreign concept. Burger King introduced soda pairings as a concept a while bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    American Craft Beer Week in Miami: Cigar City Cask Party, Beer Dinners, and Gravity Brewlab Happy Hours

    Now that Mother's Day is out of the way, it's time to get down to business. A little self-indulgence is in order with American Craft Beer Week. In Miami, there are plenty of events. Drinking suds daily is like any other week in Miami for the craft beer crowd. But once each year we are blessed with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    WD555: A New Bottle-Fed Bistro on Fifth and Jefferson

    Located at 555 Jefferson Ave., Miami Beach, WD555 is a revamped South Beach gem soon to be a local hot spot. The former Wine Depot is under new ownership and has undergone a vibrant redesign with a fresh feel. Driving up, one spots a boring box of a building, but a right turn reveals the first of ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Vodka and Yuca Croquetas: A Perfect SoBeWFF Pairing

    Food and wine pairings have been a big thing for years. Beer and wine pairings have become increasingly common. Scotch pairings: you've at least heard of them. But vodka? You probably didn't know that people were into that outside of Russia or Poland. Well, sorry to break it to you, but it's a thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    South Florida Beer Week: Here Are The Miami Events

    South Florida Beer Week may sound like some low-budget film by the makers of the American Pie films, but it's real and in its second year.The event, which covers a lot of territory, from Miami all the way up to Jupiter, is filled with beer pairing dinners, tastings, and events. Short Order is postin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2013
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    November 29, 2012

    The Cheese Course Opens in Aventura Mall: Free Cheese and Wine

    The Cheese Course will have a party to celebrate the Aventura Mall shop's grand opening, and you're invited to channel your inner mouse and sample some of the wares.Read also:- The Cheese Course in Pinecrest: Cheese and StoriesEach shop has a friendly cheesemonger who can assist you in choosing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Democratic Republic of Beer Opens Second Location

    Hey downtown Miami, if you're looking for a new happy hour place to grab a few brews with your crew, you'e got a new meeting place come Friday.Read also:- The DRB (Democratic Republic of Beer): Best Bottled Beer Selection 2010Democratic Republic of Beer, the small brew house with an outstanding coll ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2012
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    August 24, 2012

    Key West Brewfest Starts Next Week, B.R.E.W FIU Brings Back Apple Jack Ale

    Read Also CerveTech Brew Institute: You Got ServedKey West Brewfest starts its third year on Thursday, August 30, and will be the biggest ever, with over 60 beer companies, many of those from Florida.Among the Florida vendors on the list are Naples Beach Brewery, 7venth Sun, Swamp Head Brewery, Ciga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Wynwood Kitchen & Bar To Host Ommegang and Duvel Beer Dinner

    Miami restaurants are getting wise to the fact that craft beer dinners can draw a crowd, and it's about time. The latest restaurant to host a beer-paired dinner is Wynwood Kitchen and Bar. This year they've teamed up with Brown Distributing Company of South Florida to host a special Ommegang and Duv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Wynwood Supper Club at Lester's: January Edition

    ​Lester's in Wynwood is hosting the second installment of Wynwood Supper Club. Come January 10 -- Tuesday -- the urban book and magazine haven will be flaunting the skills of chefs Amit Savani and Kris Huseby of Gypsy Kitchen."There's [...] a real educational component to the dinner as the food, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    The Joint Gastropub Celebrates First Anniversary With Four-Course Beer Pairing Dinner

    Photo by Laine DossJorge Ramos Sr. and Jr. will host an anniversary beer pairing dinner at the Joint.​Pinecrest's the Joint Bar & Grill is celebrating its first anniversary with a beer pairing featuring Dogfish Ale products. On October 20, from 8 to 10 p.m., enjoy a special four-course dinner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Yardbird Wine List Dissection: Made In The USA

    ​South Beach newcomer Yardbird has us all thinking of fried chicken, bourbon, and biscuits. We gave you a brief preview of the food and a glimpse inside the opening party madness, but what you may not know is that they also cultivated an extremely user-friendly wine list. Offerings are separated i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Life After Spice: Restaurants Offer Meal Deals in October

    Fried chicken at Tudor House is offered at a "like spice" price​It's October, which means restaurants are gearing up for a busy season as tourists make reservations and snowbirds plan their imminent arrival. For locals, October means a break in the weather, with cool nights enticing us into going ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
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    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    New Times Pairings VIP Ticket Giveaway ($80 Value!)

    Chef Allen Susser at last year's Pairings event.​This Thursday, our sister paper New Times Broward-Palm Beach will hold its fourth annual Pairings event at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The classy get-together joins signature culinary creations from some of South Florida's best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Area 31 Dinner Benefits Common Threads (Updated)

    Foie gras fluff​Chefs E. Michael Reidt of Area 31, Sean Brasel of Meat Market, and Kris Wessel of Red Light are teaming up next week to raise money for Common Threads, an organization that teaches low-income children how to cook and eat healthy.The three chefs will prepare a five-course meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Kork Wine and Cheese Bar Coming Soon to Downtown Miami

    Courtesy of Kork Wine and Cheese Bar​In downtown Miami, street peddlers and nine-to-fivers make way for hip urbanites lighting up the highrises. The latest addition to this new urban oasis is Kork, a wine and cheese bar due to open the first week of August. The 3000 square foot watering hole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Michael's Genuine Celebrates Summer Wines

    Michael's Genuine Food & Drink​Owner and Executive Chef Michael Schwartz and his hard-working sommelier Eric Larkee (who has been with Design District pioneer Michael's Genuine since 2009), are hosting a wine pairing dinner built completely around what they term "summer's most versatile gra ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
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    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Where to Eat in Miami This Valentine's Day

    ​Valentine's Day is just around the corner and even Pollo Tropical has a Valentine's Day special going (two dine for $9.99, if you must know). If you haven't made your plans, you should probably do so now before restaurants fill up (the lovely Gibraltar is fully booked) and events sell out. Here a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2011
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    October 11, 2010

    Escopazzo Wine Dinner this Wines-day

    ​An oldie, but goodie, Escopazzo, features a four course wine dinner on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Maybe one of the last places in Miami where a diner can get white glove service and perfectly prepared nibbles, this Italian enclave charges $72 for the degustation and wine pairing. Chef Giancarla B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    AltaMare's Wine Pairing Dinners Are Owner Claudio's Domain

    Adam Larky​Claudio Giordano, owner of AltaMare restaurant on Lincoln Road, is a vivacious Italian who's been in Miami for over 25 years. Recently he brought back the wine pairing dinners that have always been part of his restaurant repertoire.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Short Order Samples World's Strongest Beer, Survives

    Doesn't the dude above (video by Jake Katel) just look-and sound- like the human embodiment of a Boston-brewed beer with a whopping 27% alcohol content? All he needs is one of those colonial get-ups and, like, a drunk horse by his side.Sam Adams brewmaster Bob Cannon invited Short Order to a "beer d ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009
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    November 17, 2008

    Top Chefs Throw Pity Party, Dec. 8th

    Sandy Skoglund, "The Cocktail Party" Got 100 people coming for a holiday shindig? Stupidest idea you EVER had, right? Believe it, we've been there. But four of Palm Beach's top chefs are taking pity this season and throwing a bash at Cafe Boulud that might help prevent us from totally screwing up o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Pairings Tickets Available at a Reduced Price

    Shameless self promotion alert: Tickets for New Times own upcoming foodie event, Pairings, are available now, folks. So run on over to our Pairings minisite and get hooked up for an evening of sampling from nearly a dozen fine restaurants like 3030 Ocean, Capital Grille, Kuluck, and Cafe Seville. (C ... More >>

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    May 22, 2008

    Boho Happy Hour

    Kick back with a cool cocktail at Out of the Blue.

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