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Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: The Fair and St. Patrick's Day

This weekend's events include a whole lot of mega celebrations. We're talking big, brash soirees filled with plenty of food and lots of beer drinking.

If you've always dreamed of eating a 125-pound hot dog and washing it down with some cotton candy beer you don't need to be put on meds -- you just need to come out to the Miami-Dade County Fair, which offers both.

Looking for an excuse to celebrate St. Patrick's Day early (or have a boss who won't give you Tuesday off to eat corned beef and cabbage and drink beer)? There are plenty of St. Practice Day celebrations.

Weekend starts now!

See also: Miami-Dade County Fair Features Beer Haven, Traveling Beer Festival

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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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