Eats N Beats Miami 2014Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by SoFlaNights.com
Eats N Beats, was a culmination of the best culinary experiences in South Florida combined with the best and brightest talents in the Miami music scene. Taking place during the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, Eats & Beats was cementing its message that – it’s for locals by locals. Comprised of some of the most renowned restaurants in South Florida, to some of the most mouthwatering dessert artists, Eats N Beats satisfied the local food enthusiast as well as the sophisticated “foodie” expecting to delight in some of the best dishes and libations South Florida has to offer.
The stellar line-up included: Red Steakhouse, Meat Market, Steve Haas’s City Hall Restaurant, Nikki Beach, Bongos Cuban Café, Larios on the Beach, Pride & Joy BBQ, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, Alma Mexicana, The Passion Group (Dolores, but you can Call me Lolita, Crazy About You, and Love is Blind), Celebrity Chef Ralph Pagano’s Unnamed Mexican Restaurant, Juana M Brickell, Sake Room Express, The Rusty Pelican, RA Sushi, Certified Steaks & Seafood, MPP Brickell, Lemoni Pizzeria, and Imperia Restaurant & Lounge. Eats N Beats also featured a dessert lounge that included Ana Paz Cakes, Sweet Treats by Marta, 2 Girls and a Cupcake, Sugar Yummy Mama, Specialty Bakers, and Cacao Art Chocolate.
The spirit and beverage partners include: Monte Carlo Vodka, Don Q Rum, Birthday Cake Wines, Stolichnaya Vodka, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Chambord Vodka, Zonin Wines, Maestro Dobel Tequila, Solo Contigo Wines, Concha y Toro Wines, Lucky Player Vodka, 1492 Rum, L’Chaim Vodka, LIQS Cocktail Shots, ZICO Coconut Water, Acqua Panna water and Hierbas Ibicencas. In the beer category Eats N Beats showcased Modelo Especial, Brooklyn Brewery, New Belgium Brewing, Sierra Nevada, and Samuel Adams.
Eats N Beats musical line-up was curated by the Miami Heat’s own DJ Irie. DJ Irie put together a roster which keep in-line with the Eats N Beats message of “for locals by locals”. Musical acts included: Kitty Carmichael, DJ MR. Sandman, and DJ Michelle Pooch. Also Eats N Beats will benefit the Irie Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization based in South Florida with a mission to aid youth and improve graduation rate.