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  • Writer's picturechristina Hammoud

South Beach Food Festival

It’s that time of the year again for the South Beach Seafood Festival! I adore seafood and the beaches. So, for me attending this event is crucial.This annual event features highlights such as Chef showdown, blab la leading to its Main festival, on the Beach. They don’t call it South Beach Seafood Week for nothing. The festival features award-wining chefs where gourmet seafood dishes are showcased, providing you with an exceptional culinary experience. Live music, combined with life size jenga cooking demonstrations under the sun, enjoying the ocean breeze while sipping on a savory drink is my idea of a perfect weekend.

You can sample different gourmet portions from some of Miami’s most prestigious restaurants. The best part is the portions are more than enough to satisfy the craving. The South Beach Seafood Festival features dishes from Bodega, Diez y Siez, Joes Stone Crab, Red Steakhouse and Trulucks, to name a few. I also had access to the Vip Land Rover Hospitality Village and Goya Culinary Pavilion which had good food samples and free giveaways to take home.

The Vip Village had me feeling like a true seafood consumer. As the sun sets, the party vibe is turned up a notch and it felt like I was on a vacation on an island, even though I only live 15 minutes from the beach. If you are visiting Miami during the month of October check out some of the seafood week events, as it will give you a culinary tour of Miami’s seafood restaurants in one outing. It’s a great way to mix and mingle with some of the Miami


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