Food & Drink

August 18, 2012

Good reads on food, drink and travel from around the web

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Good reads on food, drink and travel from around the web; locally in South Florida I read South Florida Daily Blog, just like the editor states on his site, he sifts through the news in the South Florida blogosphere [and aggregates it] so you don’t have to; this makes for an easy one-stop-shopping read. Other than South Florida Daily Blog, here are some food, drink and travel highlights of what I’ve read recently. Previous reads.

and for a great read, if you love the South Florida food scene? Check out our newly published book (Globe Pequot Press, $14.95), Food Lovers’ Guide to Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Wine grape ‘bible’ poised for publication A 1,200-page guide to the world’s wine grape varieties, billed as the most comprehensive ever published and co-authored by Jancis Robinson MW -Decanter

Champagne growing season ‘worst in decades’ ,Champagne has had the worst growing season for several decades and the prospects for the 2012 harvest look increasingly bleak -Decanter

Does Champagne improve with age? -Will Lyons for The Wall Street Journal

Silver Status Loses Its Luster for Frequent Fliers, Airlines have cut and crimped perks awarded to the silver-level frequent fliers -The Wall Street Journal

The real madness in hotel Internet fees -Consumer Traveler

Spirit Airlines sued over ‘unconscionable’ fees -USATodayTravel

Why you shouldn’t tip restaurant servers on your credit card -USATodayTravel

I lost my ID. How am I going to get home? -Consumer Traveler

Visitor numbers increase in Florida but at a slower pace -Miami Herald


Cairdean Estate Wines

Cairdean Estate Wines – Alternative White Wines

Cairdean is Scottish Gaelic for friends, which reflects the Cairdean Estate belief that wine is meant to be shared by those held close to your heart. The Cairdean symbol is a representation of that belief with the four hearts...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor


The International Biscuit Festival 2016 Art Exhibition Announces Call for Submissions

The International Biscuit Festival 2016 has begun accepting submissions for the Festival’s Biscuit Art Exhibition. The exhibition will open May 6, 2016 in downtown Knoxville and will last through May 30, 2016. The Biscuit...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor


Tuscany “CASTLE D ‘ALBOLA” Wine Dinner at Toscana Divino Miami with Zonin 1821

ZONIN 1821 and Toscana Divino Miami have partnered as co-hosts of a new food and wine experience – “Behind the Red Curtain: An Exclusive Tour of Italy”. This wine dinner series begins on Monday, October 12th at 8:00PM. Th...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor



Jim Beam Bourbon & Bites Tasting at 50 Ocean Delray Beach

50 Ocean continues its Chef’s Tasting Series by bringing a taste of “My Old Kentucky Home” to Delray Beach on October 20th at 6:30pm. Chef Blake Malatesta will pair Jim Beam bourbons with five courses. Jim Beam will featu...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor

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South Florida Green Markets and Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are sprouting up all over South Florida. Local and organic fruits and vegetables are plentiful as well as many artisan products are available such as baked goods and breads, jelly’s, cheeses, eggs, flowers and...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor

Oakland Park Music on Main Street hosts SHANE DUNCAN BAND 10/23/15

SOUTH FLORIDA LIVE MUSIC: Shane Duncan Band at Oakland Park Music & Food Trucks on Main Street

In collaboration with the Oakland Park Culinary Arts District, South Florida Food and Wine hosts the monthly Oakland Park Music & Food Trucks on Main Street series. Free concerts are performed the fourth Friday of each mont...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor



Plate + Table Presents: Craft Cocktail Pairing Dinner with Honey Delray Beach

Thursday, October 29th Honey Delray Beach and Plate + Table will co-host a 5-course cocktail pairing dinner, featuring a menu from the pop-up team at Plate + Table paired with Honey’s Craft Cocktails. Dinner is $95/person. C...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor


New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour stops in Miami October 22, 2015

Clips is a national beer and film festival that invites guests to try New Belgium’s unique Lips of Faith series alongside popular classics, while catching short films by New Belgium friends and fans. Attendees get to enjoy a ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor



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