Each week, MIAbites presents the Weekly Nibble, a listing of food events and happenings for the upcoming week. All are subject to change and we encourage you to check ahead to confirm details and availability.
Sunday 2/21- The coolest pool hosts the hottest chefs as Vagabond Restaurant & Bar and Executive Chef Alex Chang are thrilled to announce the launch of "Alex Chang's Backyard Cookout," a monthly BBQ that will feature a rotation of some of Miami's most notable chefs. The series kicks off on Sunday, February 21st with a Mexican inspired BBQ by Chef Steve Santana of Taquiza. Bites start at $6 and cocktails will feature Montelobos Mezcal and Ancho Reyes. And mark your calendars for the next Backyard BBQ's on Sunday March 20th with Alter's Brad Kilgore and Sunday April 15 with Cake Thai's Phuket Thongsodchaveondee . FREE admission with RSVP thru Eventbrite link here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alex-changs-backyard-cookout-feat-steve-santana-of-taquiza-tickets-21436375777?aff=ehomefriend The Vagabond 7301 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL.
Tuesday 2/23- MCKitchen is the venue for a special 5-course dinner and beer pairing hosted by Chef Dena Marino, Miami Heat star Chris Bosh, and Dogfish Beer founder, Sam Caligione. If you were lucky enough to attend last year’s SOLD OUT event you know how much fun it was and this year’s promises to be even more "over the tap" ( get it! ). Tickets are $225 pp and available by calling the restaurant at 305 456 9948. MCKitchen 4141 NE 2nd Ave. Miami FL .
Wednesday 2/24-Sunday 2/28- Make way for the 60, 000 attendees expected for this years South Beach Wine+Food Festival. Tickets still available for a slew of events including Italian Bites on The Beach, Grilled Cheese Happy Hour with Ms. Cheezious, Amstel Light Burger Bash, Meatopia and a special dinner with Chefs Alex Chang and Tom Collichio. Check availability on www.sobefest.com
Thursday 2/25- dbBistro Moderne presents an evening of Alsatian cuisine and wine as we welcome host Jean Trimbach from Alsace’s acclaimed Trimbach Estate. The Trimbach portfolio pairs beautifully with classic dishes from the region, such as Chicken Oyster and Snail Fricassee and Milk Fed Suckling Pig. The four courses dinner and reception begins at 6:30PM: Reception / 7:00PM: Dinner. $125 per person, plus tax and service charge. Tickets available on Eventbrite link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alsatian-wine-dinner-with-trimbach-estate-tickets-21141422564?aff=ebrowse db Bistro Moderne, 2nd Floor, Verdure 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way Miami, FL 33131 305 421 8800
Sunday 2/28- Ayurvedic practitioner, Ann Harrison and Chef Sabrina Lopez are hosting a Ayurvedic Cooking Class at ALNO Kitchens on Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The class will go in-depth and cover concepts and recipes that are most suitable for YOUR personal constitution. Understand what truly feeds, nourishes and heals you: by stepping into the kitchen and learning the concepts, nutrition and practical hands-on skills behind Ayurvedic cooking. You will learn which spices help you balance your own individual dosha and we will touch upon the concepts of how to create and maintain a sacred kitchen. Tickets on Eventbrite link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cook-for-your-personal-dosha-and-create-a-sacred-kitchen-tickets-21420614635 ALNO Kitchens 3650 North Miami Ave. Miami FL
(Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Please check ahead to confirm details and availability)