• Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    SOBEWFF: The Top Ten Unforgettable Moments From the Festival

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and, celebrity chefs from the Northeast are flying home for another Polar Vortex even as the giant party tents are being broken down. All that's left of the weekend is a slight hangover, a few goodie bags, and memories. Here are our top ... More >>

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    February 23, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Barbecue, the Blues, and the Deens (Photos)

    Bobby Deen played host at last night's BBQ & the Blues event at Eden Roc. However, it was his mother and "hero" that caused the most "hullabaloo." All the meaty goodness prepared by top Miami chefs couldn't compete with the crowds or commotion caused when Paula Deen stepped into this hog heaven. E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    JWU Zest Award Nominees Announced: Vote for Short Order

    Nominees have just been announced for the third annual Johnson & Wales University's Zest Awards, which honor leaders in South Florida's culinary arts scene. On March 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., the JWU North Miami campus will host the invitation-only event, which showcases our best and brightest in six a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    SOBEWFF Tickets Now on Sale: What's Available, What's Already Sold Out

    The city's annual hedonism heyday (well, one of many) is just a few short months away. We're referring, of course, to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. From February 20th through 23rd, 2014, this annual event will invade our sunny shores with more food, drink, and celebrity chef debauchery th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Grovetoberfest 2013: Rare Keg Tappings, Celebrity Chefs

    Grovetoberfest, the celebration of all things beer, returns to Peacock Park for a third year, bringing tents filled with over 200 different brews to the historic village of Coconut Grove on Saturday, October 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. (Beer socialites get entry in the festival at 3 p.m.; VIP's enter at 2: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    SOBEWFF 2014: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models on the Menu

    The 13th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, presented by Food Network, has announced part of its lineup for the 2014 event, which takes place on Miami Beach and all around town February 20 to 23. The event draws nearly every major celebrity chef in America to our city for a little fun and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2013

    SoBeWFF BBQ & The Blues: Top Six Chef GIFs of the Night

    Event recaps can be super repetitive sometimes. Unless something über spectacular happened, they're usually predictable. SO WE'RE ABOUT TO CHANGE THAT, Y'ALL! In the spirit of all things good and fun, we popped around from booth to booth at Thrillist's BBQ & The Blues last night hosted by none o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Geoffrey Zakarian Talks Star-Studded Radio Show, BBQ, and a Miami Restaurant

    Chef, restaurateur, and Food Network personality Geoffrey Zakarian is working hard -- and playing hard at this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival.Zakarian, who makes the trip to Miami each year with his wife, Margaret, is appearing at multiple festival events, hosting a magnificent A-list i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Miami's Best Ribs: From Downtown to the Strip Club

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at Perhaps it's the closely guarded techniques, sauces and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival: 2013 Lineup Announced

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival has announced their 2013 lineup -- and it's going to be a hell of a party.The festival takes over South Beach February 21-24, 2013 with a mind-boggling array of parties, tastings, dinners -- even a concert with Ziggy Marley!

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Why We Heart Symon's BBQ & The Blues

    Lesley ElliottDiablo Dimes & The Bloodhounds​The grub and the booze lasted all night long, and that's why we loved Thrillist's BBQ & The Blues last night. There was no line to get in, simply present your ticket and boom, welcome to the party (Burger Bash snaked around for what seemed li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Abbey Brewing Co. is Back (Again) And She's Better Than Ever

    The Abbey​After closing its doors a few times, coming back and coming back again, Abbey Brewing Co. is back (again) -- and this time it's better (and bigger!) than ever.Saturday they opened their doors to reveal the new and improved interior. A bigger space, communal tables, and little "gnome" sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Paula Deen's Southern Charm and Other Big Names at the Festival

    ​Famous for cooking rich Southern cuisine, Paula Deen received mixed press after announcing she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "I've never recommended that people go into their kitchen and prepare these fattening meals every day," she said. "But I'm feeling a little vulnerable." Truth is ... More >>

  • News

    April 7, 2011
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    April 1, 2011

    The Daily Cramp: Can Miami Investment Bankers Make Million$ Teaching Men About Menstruation?

    courtesy of The Daily CrampThe newsletter promises men it can "make sense of their chick's crazy cycle."​You can't spell "success" without PMS.At least, that's the logic of a pair of Miami investment bankers and a tech guy from Texas. The decidedly estrogen-free trio has created a free email newsl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    SoBe Wine & Food Festival: A Simple Person's Attempt at Navigation

    ​The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival is a great big beast that seems designed for the press, the wealthy, and the social geniuses of the world, right? Even the name is long. The website appears so complicated with its many tabs. How does a normal human come up against this Goliath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Sneak Review: Picnic Miami

    Photo by Bill Kearney/Thrillist.comA nibble from next week's Cafe review of Picnic:Deep fried Oreos, one of just two designated desserts, is comprised of the three iconic cookies coated in fluffily fried pancake batter and drizzled with chocolate syrup. Not bad if you like fried cookies. The other d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Kill Your Idols Opens in Former Blue/Feelgoods Space

    Courtesy of ThrillistKill Your Idols​Thanks for the invite Kill Your Idols. We heard about your private opening last night an hour before it actually happened. No we aren't mad at all. Not one bit. Whatever.We would give you a description of the interior, but, hey, we have yet to even stop by 'cau ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    December 31, 2009
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    December 10, 2009