WeeklyNibble: SEED, Poplife @PAMM, Fooqs & Friends, $1 oysters at dbBistro, Holiday cooking with Chef Aaron Brooks and more

Each week, MIAbites features upcoming food happening and events in Miami. All listings are subject to change so always check ahead to confirm details.  

November 18-22nd-  SEED Food & Wine Festival, presented by Whole Foods Market and held in Wynwood and Miami Beach is the first plant-based food and wine festival in the country. SFWF celebrates delicious plant-based foods, fine wines, craft beers, spirits, and lifestyle products and companies, while raising health awareness. Five days of events include upscale dinners, film screening, garden parties, and a Southern brunch, all leading up to a large-scale outdoor festival featuring food, wine, juices, music, gifts, organic body care, clothing, yoga, and everything that celebrates conscious plant-based living. Individual tickets for all events including for 5K,  Farm to Table dinner and Miami Botanical Garden brunch and Saturday November 21 all day Tasting Village are priced accordingly and on Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com/e/seed-plant-based-food-and-wine-festival-tickets-18407085087?aff=eac2

Thursday November 19th PAMM presents another of its Third Thursdays from 6-10 pmfeaturing new exhibit opening of artist Nari Ward – Sun Splashed and Happy Hour cocktails and bites from Verde.  Enjoy a live performance by Stone Love, Jamaica’s most popular sound system, presented by Rhythm Foundation. Purchase happy hour drink and food specials or make reservations at Verde restaurant, and partake in art-making for prizes. Also explore Nari Ward: Sun Splashed on the eve of the exhibition’s opening.  Members free, or $16 with admission. Perez Art Museum- 1103 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL

Saturday November 20thJoin Chef Aaron Brooks of EDGE Steak & Bar at The Four Seasons Hotel for an intimate and interactive Holiday cooking class,  Join Chef Aaron for an afternoon that will have you feeling confident in the kitchen, and ready for the upcoming Holiday season.  Gain some libation inspiration as you learn to craft a seasonal cocktail.  After, try your hand in the kitchen, as Chef Aaron provides a hands-on cooking demonstration.  He'll teach you how to prepare an approachable, yet gourmet three-course meal, which you'll enjoy at the conclusion of the class. Tickets are $206 per person or $375 for two, plus a processing feeTickets on Eventbrite. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-entertaining-101-cooking-class-with-chef-aaron-brooks-tickets-19405729058?aff=es2 . EDGE Steak + Bar at The Four Seasons 1435 Brickell Ave. Miami FL.

Sunday November 22-  Fooq's, in the Performing Arts District, presents Fooq’s & riends, a series of one-of-a-kind dinners that will host some of Miami’s most talented chefs. To kick off the series, Fooq’s will host Chef Alex Chang of Vagabond Restaurant & Bar this Sunday, November 22nd, for a néo-bistrot tyle -course dinner($65 pp) with an optional wine pairing optio (+$35 pp). Tickets available via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fooqs-friends-featuring-chef-alex-chang-tickets-19477647167?aff=es2

Wednesday November 25th-  RESCHEDULED DATE- What better way to kick off the Thanksgiving weekend than celebrating at the Wynwood Yard Grand Opening Garden Party. The Wynwood Yard , a hub for Miami’s most talented food and beverage entrepreneurs to introduce innovative culinary concepts to the community,   Located on Lots 56, 64, AND 70 NW 29th Street, take a promenade through the home-grown garden with hand-made flower crowns on-site, delight in the on-site food concepts featuring: Myumi & Della's Test Kitchen featuring live chef demos, as you sip the craft cocktails and resident drafts brews at the eco-friendly bar concept created by Chef and beverage guru, Ken Lyon. Enjoy a special live performance by Elastic Bond and intimate moments of multi-sensory pleasure with Alma Dance Theater. Tickets are FREE and on Eventbrite and pre-registration is encouraged to insure admittance.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-wynwood-yard-garden-party-grand-opening-tickets-19192255553

New and Ongoing:

Daniel Boulud’s db Bistro Moderne Miami has launched a new daily Oyster Hour. From 6pm – 7pm seven-days-a-week, guests can enjoy a rotating selection of artisanal farmed oysters for only $1 each, in the restaurant’s inviting Bar & Lounge. Pair the briny pearls of the ocean with a glass of Francois Montand Blanc de Blancs Brut for $9. Other cocktails Draught & bottled beer, wine and additional happy hour bites from Chef Jason Pringle are also available. db Bistro Moderne in the JW Marriott 255 Biscayne Blvd Way. Miami  FL.

On the horizon:

Saturday and Sunday November 27 - 28, 2015- A Broadway Thanksgiving | Cabaret- YoungArts services up the anecdote to your traditional Thanksgiving with a cornucopia of Broadway favorites in our intimate Ted’s performance space. Make room for a themed three-course feast that will put grandma’s yams to shame prepared by STARR Catering. Hosted by Miguel Luciano from Nickelodeon’s Talia In The Kitchen and featuring Darcy Hernandez Gil, Grace Martini, Hannah Richter, and Talia Suskauer. Tickets are $95 pp for prix fix dinner and show or $34 GA for just the show at www.YoungArts.org/TEDS.  TED at Young Arts 2100 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL.