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.Â 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 â€œfoodieâ€ expecting to delight in some of the best dishes and libations South FloridaÂ has to offer.
TheÂ stellar line-up included: Red Steakhouse, Meat Market, Steve Haasâ€™s City Hall Restaurant, Nikki Beach, Bongos Cuban CafÃ©, Larios on the Beach, Pride & Joy BBQ, Brother Jimmyâ€™s BBQ, Alma Mexicana, The Passion Group (Dolores, but you can Call me Lolita, Crazy About You, and Love is Blind), Celebrity Chef Ralph Paganoâ€™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,Â Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Chambord Vodka, Zonin Wines, Maestro Dobel Tequila, Solo Contigo Wines, Concha y Toro Wines, Lucky Player Vodka, 1492 Rum, Lâ€™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 Heatâ€™s own DJ Irie. DJ Irie put together a roster which keep in-line with the Eats N Beats message of â€œfor locals by localsâ€. Musical acts included: Kitty Carmichael, DJ MR. Sandman, and DJ Michelle Pooch. AlsoÂ 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.