It’s officially called the Food Network South Beach Food & Wine Festival, but in reality it’s an all-you-can-eat and drink fest with a variety of high-priced events in and around South Florida. From the sold-out, ever-popular Burger Bash hosted by Rachel Ray to the numerous VIP cocktail receptions, February 24th through February 27th promises to be a food lover’s paradise.
The coconut grove arts Festival is celebrating its 48th year.
Since its start in the late 1800s, Coconut Grove has lured nature enthusiasts, bar goers and artists from all over the world. With its awe-inspiring lush greenery, there is no wonder why Coconut Grove is host to one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine arts festivals.
What do painted coconuts, bowling and food have in common? The Key West Food and Wine Festival.
Aye, who be that buccaneer a’walkin that plank? It be Klaus Chroszielewski, winner of the National Walk The Plank Championship Saturday in Key West.Chroszielewski won the competition dressed as King Neptune in Key West’s annual competition that attracts hundreds of costumed pirate enthusiasts to the town’s week-long annual Pirates in Paradise festival, according to Andy Newman, spokesman for Florida Keys News Bureau.
South Florida is at the center of the art world for the next few days as Art Basel, the largest international art show in this country, opens to the public on Thursday.
As the finishing touches are being put on the grand opening of Art Basel on Miami Beach, across the way art is already on display and selling.