This Winter, feel the sand between your toes instead of not feeling your toes at all at the Food Network South Beach Food & Wine Festival February 20-23. The North East is getting particularly hit with snow and freezing temperatures this year. So Let's Blow This Popsicle Stand and head for some Fun in the Sun at this year's best beach parties and culinary attractions. There's still time to book your travel, whether it be by plane, train or skis. Miami awaits Sunny and 75°F. 

HOT TICKETS NOW ON SALE:  http://www.sobefest.com

- MasterCard Priceless® Miami Preview: Mo√ęt Hennessy's The Q presented by Creekstone Farms sponsored by Miami Magazine hosted by Michael Symon & The 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models

- Modern Mexican with a Spanish Twist hosted by Bruno Oteiza with Richard Sandoval

- Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels presents Celebrity Chef Golf Tournament hosted by Jose Andres

- Wine Spectator Wine Seminar: Aston Estate & Boars' View by Schrader: A Comparison of Sonoma Coast Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Vineyards

- Forge welcomes Chef April Bloomfield in celebration of the Spotted Pig's 10th Anniversary: Part of The New York Times Dinner Series

- Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator's Best of the Best sponsored by Bank of America and Merrill Lynch

- Fun and Fit as a Family sponsored by Carnival featuring Goya Kidz Kitchen hosted by Robert Irvine 

- Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village featuring MasterCard Grand Tasting Tent 

- Barilla Interactive Lunch hosted by Katie Lee

- Bank of America Lifestyle Seminar: Fried & True: A Fried Chicken Seminar hosted by Lee Brian Schrager, Adeena Sussman and Mark Oldman

- Bank of America Lifestyle Seminar Confections of a Macaroon Maker hosted by Francois Payard and Josh Wesson 

- Goya Foods' Swine & Wine hosted by Michelle Bernstein 

- Soul of a Banquet Movie Night in partnership with Miami International Film Festiva

SOBEWFF: http://www.sobefest.com

TWITTER: @Lee_Schrager




The kickoff event for the Cochon US Tour and Goose Island Beer Co. is going down this weekend. Cochon 555 New York City is THIS SUNDAY (1/26/14) at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park. There's going to be an all-star lineup of chefs, five pigs and five wineries to celebrate breed diversity, family farming and food enthusiasts.

This year’s competing chefs include Frank Langello of Babbo Ristorante e EnotecaMichael Toscano of PerlaSeamus Mullen of TertuliaLauren Hirschberg of Craftbar, and David Standridge of Market Table. The five chefs, champions to the pig, will battle it out in a friendly competition by preparing a maximum of six dishes each created from one whole heritage breed pig to win votes from a crowd of hungry gourmands and celebrated judges.
Tickets for general admission are $125, and VIP tickets for early admission are $200.  Tickets are on sale and they make great gifts for the ultra-pork-wine-bourbon-loving foodie in your life. See You this weekend. Cheers! http://cochon555.com/2014-tour/new-york/


Super Bowl XLVIII

The Super Bowl is coming to New York City. Don't get left out in the cold and stay up-to-date with everything you need to know and join the huddle. Twitter: @NYNJSuperBowl  #NYNJSuperBowl 

The NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee is proud to work with the people of NY and NJ to make Super Bowl XLVIII a fantastic experience. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr... http://www.nynjsuperbowl.com