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Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Intriguing Food Art (Photos)

One of Miami's most enduring events is the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, now celebrating its 50th year.

Each President's Day weekend, tens of thousands of people attend this world-famous art festival to purchase and ponder art in every medium and price point -- from eight-foot tall kinetic sculptures to the tiniest canvas. Also for sale are artistic pieces of jewelry, clothing, and many, many different types of food and drink.

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival continues today from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission is

$10 for adults, children 12 and under are free, and Coconut Grove

residents in the 33133 zip code are $5 with proof of residency.

We took a tour, searching for our favorite subject -- food. Here are a few pieces we thought were particularly interesting.

Bayou by William Armstrong Jr.

Day of the Dead by Nicario Jimenez

Cowboy Campfire by Amanda Murphy

Eat Good Food by Lorri Honeycutt

Pickled Egg and Fried Egg by Kimber

Yikes!! and Whoops! by Jack Hill

Cuban-American by Tony Mendoza

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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