Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Free Beer, Somm Slam, and Food-stagram

How bad can Monday really be when there's free beer? Grovetoberfest is back with a tasting tonight at MIA Brewing. If you're in the mood for something more intimate, head to Terrazza at the Shore Club for its Chef's Table series. 

Start your Tuesday morning with the Redbury's new breakfast menu. Nosh on Ms. Cheezious, Hip Pops, and Cheeseburger baby at Miami Beach's Food Truck and Music Fest this Wednesday. And end your week with a boozy iPhoneography class at the Mandarin Oriental or Uvaggio Wine Bar's second Somm Slam. 


"Third Half First" Free Beer Tasting at MIA Brewing
It's not a scam. Free beer is really here thanks to Grovetoberfest. Head to MIA Brewing for its second free beer tasting beginning at 7 p.m. Expect lots of free swag, free tickets, and, of course, free beer. RSVP on the Facebook event page and be one of the first 75 to arrive to get your goodies.

Chef's Table at Shore Club's Terrazza 
Get a front-row dining experience for the Shore Club's new Chef's Table series the third Monday of every month. Watch a toque prepare a nine-course tasting menu with meals like sea urchin and polenta, summer risotto, and heirloom tomato salad. The menu starts at $85, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $35. Space is limited to 12. Call 305-695-3226 for reservations. If you can't make it on a Monday, other nights are available upon request.


Breakfast in Red at the Redbury South Beach
If you dread the sound of your weekday alarm, just think, the Redbury's Breakfast in Red is waiting for you. For $18, treat yourself to a full continental breakfast. From Greek yogurt, croissants, and freshly squeezed juices to Nutella-and-banana waffles, smoked salmon bagels, and made-to-order omelets, this is everything you need to get through another workday. Breakfast runs from 7 to 11 a.m. Call 305-534-2536 for reservations.


The Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest at North Shore Park Bandshell
Ms. Cheezious, Nacho Bizness, Sugar Yummy Mama, Mr. Good Stuff, Rolling Stove, and Cheeseburger Baby. Need we say more? Miami Beach's Food Truck and Music Fest is here this Wednesday from 5 to 10 p.m. with more than 15 trucks. And the fest will offer more than just food. Check out live music by Bluejay and Kazoots as you nibble through the night. 


Sommelier Slam II: Heath Porter Versus Daniel Toral at Uvaggio Wine Bar
Uvaggio Wine Bar is bringing their Somm Slam back this Thursday with 50 Eggs. Heath Porter of Uvaggio will go "pour-to-pour" against Daniel Toral, the wine director for 50 Eggs. Beginning at 7 p.m., guests will enjoy three dishes accompanied by one wine pairing from Porter and Toral. After each course, you can vote on whether you preferred Porter or Toral’s pairing (two wines per course). Brace yourself for the dessert finale, when the winner will be announced. Cost is $100 per person. For reservations, visit uvaggiowine.com.

#MiamiMyWay iPhoneography 101 class at MO Bar + Lounge 
Perfect your food-stagram at #MiamiMyWay's iPhoneography 101 class at MO Bar & Lounge. From 6 to 7:30 p.m., nibble and sip through class with Miami “iPhoneographers” Brian Ladder (@brianladder) and Jose Narvaez (@oasisjae). Be prepared to use gadgets like selfie sticks, stick-on lenses, and photo-editing applications to create the perfect Instagram shot. Tickets cost $35 per person and include two cocktails and one signature sushi roll. To RSVP, call 305-913-8358 or email momia-restaurants@mohg.com.  

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