$55 to attend Olmeca Altos Tequila’s Medianoches & Mixology, presented by Schweppes on Saturday, February 21, 10 p.m.–1 a.m. ($108.65 value)
Eat: The medianoche, a warm pressed sandwich that originated in Cuba, is made with soft egg bread, ham, and cheese. At this event, a group of elite chefs dish out their variations on the medianoche and other Cuban-inspired sandwiches.
Drink: Handcrafted signature cocktails, a number of which are sure to include Olmeca tequila, will help fuel the dance party.
See: The event takes place at Wynwood Walls, an outdoor collection of street-art murals that boasts genre-bending contributions from artists such as Shepard Fairey, Lady Pink, Futura, and Os Gemeos.
Mingle: Alex Guarnaschelli, an Iron Chef and Food Network personality, helps curate the chefs’ offerings with help from Sef Gonzalez, Miami’s own Burger Beast blogger.
Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE
In the years since it was founded, the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE has grown into a four-day destination event featuring some of television's best-known chefs and eaters. Benefiting Florida International University, the lineup always offers tons of educational seminars, tastings, demos, and dinners—and this year is no different. From February 19 through 22, the beach sizzles with celebrities such as Anne Burrell, Bobby Deen, Rachael Ray, and Robert Irvine.