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For a taste of the garden, head for Miami Beach Botanical Garden.
No, you won't be munching on the orchids, bromeliads, and assorted tropical and subtropical plants that bloom all over the 4.5-acre paean to the natural beauty of South Florida. You'll actually be chowing down on the fruits (and meats and fish and veggies) of the labors of some of Miami best restaurants as part of the fifth annual Taste of the Garden fundraiser.
Among the restaurant dishing their goodies: SushiSamba, Pacific Time, Red Light, and the newish Mai Tardi. There will be fine wines, live music, and a silent auction, all for $60 per person, plus the greatest gift on the Beach, complimentary valet parking. To make rezzies, go here; then go there.
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