What a weekend, indulging in delicious food from all around the country. From Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to the David Grutman Experience, Miami truly had a taste of all the flavors during the 2022 South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
We have rounded up some of this year’s festival highlights.
OCEAN DRIVE FEBRUARY COVER PARTY
Kicking off the exciting weekend, Ocean Drive celebrated cover star, Behati Prinsloo with an exciting party on February 23. The celebrations took place at the Fontainebleau’s La Cote with delicious bites and cocktails from Prinsloo’s Calirosa tequila.
DINERS, DRIVE-INS AND DIVES LIVE
Guy Fieri was in total flavortown character at his Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives LIVE event on February 24. With a variety of stations celebrating delicious diner food, from chicken and waffles to burgers, every bite was more delicious than before. Fieri was on-site pouring drinks from his Santo Tequila and engaging in many photo-ops with fans.
WINE SPECTATOR TRADE DAY
This exclusive event brought together some of the best beverages of the festival. Attendees were able to include in a variety of rare wine samples and unique cocktails while meeting others in the industry. In partnership with Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirit and Beverage Media Group, this was an event bringing all the best in the beverage industry.
RED STRIPE BURGER BASH
The Red Stripe Burger Bash is always a SOBEWFF highlight, with burgers from all over the country. Four Miami restaurants took home the winning prize during this year’s celebrations. R Catering and Events and La Birra Bar had won for their “Very Best Burger” and “People’s Choice” during the first session, and ViceBurger and Motek Café had taken home the respective prizes for the second session.
LUNCH HOSTED BY NOBU MATSUHISA
As part of the American Airlines Series, guests were able to experience the meal of a lifetime alongside culinary legend, Nobu Matsuhisa. This lunch brought together amazing cuisine from Nobu’s Eden Roc location alongside meet and greets with Matsuhisa himself.
TACOS & TEQUILA
Hosted by acclaimed chef and Food Network star, Aarón Sánchez and presented by Tequila Cazadores, this was the ultimate evening of Tacos and Tequila. Guests had the opportunity to try some of the most delicious and decadent tacos, while also taking advantage of Tequila Cazadores’ cocktails.
3-5 ON OCEAN DRIVE AT GOYA FOODS’ GRAND TASTING VILLAGE
Good music, great food and amazing hospitality were all brought together for this one-of-a-kind SOBEWFF event, the David Grutman Experience. Supporting local restaurants is an important part of the festival each and every year, and this event celebrates the amazing restaurants based here in the Magic City.