Friday with Finlandia Vodka & Joseph Jebelean at South Beach Seafood Festival

South Beach Seafood Festival is tomorrow! It’s the 6th year of the festival celebrating all things seafood. On the sands of South Beach’s Lummus Park, get ready to feast on seafood dishes from several restaurants around Miami. But best of all — the cocktails included in the price of the ticket! This year Finlandia vodka will be bringing out some of Miami’s best bartenders to show off a little of their flair and cocktail making skills.

We’re sitting down with each of the featured bartenders to learn a little more about them and what we can expect to find them making at South Beach Seafood Festival 2018. Today it’s Joseph Jebelean!

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Thirsty Thursday: Fun With Finlandia Vodka & Courtney Lane at South Beach Seafood Festival

South Beach Seafood Festival is this weekend! It’s the 6th year of the festival celebrating all things seafood. On the sands of South Beach’s Lummus Park, get ready to feast on seafood dishes from several restaurants around Miami. But best of all — the cocktails included in the price of the ticket! This year Finlandia vodka will be bringing out some of Miami’s best bartenders to show off a little of their flair and cocktail making skills.

We’re sitting down with each of the featured bartenders to learn a little more about them and what we can expect to find them making at South Beach Seafood Festival 2018. This week it’s Courtney Lane!

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Wellness Wednesday: Harpke Family Farm Dinner Series Featuring Chef Cleophus Hethington

The sun begins to set behind a plot of coconut palms, sprinkling the rest of the farm with sporadic rays of golden sunshine as “Joe’s Classic Daiquiri” is handed to me with a smile. Joe Durkin, co-founder and head distiller of South Florida Distillers Inc., eagerly explains the nuances of the welcoming cocktail - comprised of Fwaygo white rum, Florida Key lime, and sugarcane that was harvested that very morning.

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Saturday Sweets (on a Sunday): It's National Dessert Day!

The sweetest day of the year is here! Did you know October 14th is National Dessert Day? The world dessert is came from France. The origin comes from the French word “desservir”. It was always served after tasting the main dishes. It isn’t served before their removal from the table. The word itself meant “to clear a table”. The term is explained as a sweet course. In the middle of the previous millennium chefs included a large amount of sugar into their desserts. That’s why people always have a sweet treat. 

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Thirsty Thursday: Fun With Finlandia Vodka & Damon Roseberry at South Beach Seafood Festival

South Beach Seafood Festival is just a few weeks away! It’s the 6th year of the festival celebrating all things seafood. On the sands of South Beach’s Lummus Park, get ready to feast on seafood dishes from several restaurants around Miami. But best of all — the cocktails included in the price of the ticket! This year Finlandia vodka will be bringing out some of Miami’s best bartenders to show off a little of their flair and cocktail making skills.

We’re sitting down with each of the featured bartenders to learn a little more about them and what we can expect to find them making at South Beach Seafood Festival 2018. This week it’s Damon Roseberry!

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Wellness Wednesday: Sustainable Supperclub with Hungry Harvest

Did you know that grocery stores reject fresh produce purely for cosmetic reasons? Common reasons for produce being classified as “ugly” may be because they are too small, the wrong color, slightly bruised or a weird shape. Taste and nutrition aren’t compromised, yet these fruits and vegetables are discarded. This is where Hungry Harvest comes in.

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Weekly Nibble: Miami Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month With These Incredible Deals

As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know about 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime? Those are some very scary stats — so please make sure you’re getting checked out annually! In the meantime, restaurants and bars all over Miami are featuring special menu items that donate proceeds to various breast cancer research groups and hospitals in the area.

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Saturday Sweets: Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

It’s that magical time of year where it’s okay to be pumpkin obsessed. Forgot a basic PSL, we’re all about homemade pumpkin desserts. These blondies are perfectly flavored for fall — pumpkin chocolate chip bars. There’s a bit of pumpkin and chocolate in every bite, making them a dessert lovers dream.

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Weekly Nibble: 60 Cent Margaritas, Oktoberfest, Craft Spirits Fest and More

There’s always something to do in the Magic City. Whether it’s celebrating a classic restaurant’s anniversary or drinking beer for Oktoberfest — there’s plenty to do over the next week.

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Thirsty Thursday: Fun With Finlandia Vodka & Hector Acevedo at South Beach Seafood Festival

South Beach Seafood Festival is just a few weeks away! It’s the 6th year of the festival celebrating all things seafood. On the sands of South Beach’s Lummus Park, get ready to feast on seafood dishes from several restaurants around Miami. But best of all — the cocktails included in the price of the ticket! This year Finlandia vodka will be bringing out some of Miami’s best bartenders to show off a little of their flair and cocktail making skills.

We’re sitting down with each of the featured bartenders to learn a little more about them and what we can expect to find them making at South Beach Seafood Festival 2018.

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Wellness Wednesday: Miami's Best Workouts For Fall

Bikini season is over for most of the country, but even with fall officially here there’s very little sweater weather happening. While food is very important (it’s everything to us), fitness is as well — which is why we’ve scoped out the top workouts in Miami to keep you in shape this fall.

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Here's Where to Get Your Food Festival Fix in Miami

It’s festival season in Miami, and no we’re not talking about music festivals. It’s all about the food festival scene on MIAbites. Once the summer ends, it seems like there’s a different food festival happening nearly every month, Here’s a list to get your tastebuds working.

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Saturday Sweets: Food Network's Halloween Baking Championship

It’s hard to digest the fact that it’s almost October, especially since it’s still 90 degrees outside every day. But with the end of the year comes the holiday madness. It’s just about time to start prepping for Halloween, and the Food Network is ready to go.

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