SOBEWFF 2018 Reflections

Another South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) in the books. My eighth, to be exact. By now, I’ve figured out a game plan that usually works for me: where to stay, how many days to attend, and which type of events to choose. I know I don’t prefer the larger functions (there and anywhere […]

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Standing O For Bourbon Steak Miami

I don’t write in detail about all of my tried-and-true dining spots, as often as I’d like. I usually dedicate my posts to newer restaurants, travel itineraries, or listicles. Not today. Today I want to talk about one of my favorite local restaurants: Bourbon Steak Miami.  Eight years ago while shopping at Aventura Mall, I noticed […]

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2015 SOBEWFF: Modern Italian Feast & Harlem Shake

‘Tis the season to grab your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2016. You can find the line-up here. I’ve tried some other festivals here and there throughout the year, and I’ve even found some I can tolerate, but overall I’m just not much of a fan. I can’t stand crowds and […]

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The Whet Palette Turns Two!

I am not quite sure how that happened, but it did. It must be true, time flies when you are having fun! Here’s a quick look back at 2013 and a walk down memory lane for 2014 (below). South Florida Strip Mall Jewels: Part 2  “My first post on this blog highlighted ten wonderful restaurants with locations hidden […]

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SOBEWFF: East ‘Meats’ West Dinner

Take a second and do this right now: go to your calendar, find October and jot down “Buy tickets for the 2015 SOBEWFF dinner at Bourbon Steak.” Then, find February 2015, and jot down “Send The Whet Palette a thank you note.” It’s no secret that I am a big fan of both Bourbon Steak […]

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The Whet Palette Turns One!

I can’t believe it has been a year already! Allow me to whet your appetite by taking a quick look back at the posts I shared with you this past year. South Florida Strip Mall Jewels: Part 1 “It is hard to have a day go by where we don’t visit a strip mall. You […]

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2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    I can’t believe it’s already been 5 months since the festival. I also can’t believe it took me so long to participate. As a South Florida local this is the absolute “must attend” event of the year. There are so many events available that choosing one becomes increasingly difficult every year. There truly […]

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