We're just a few days away until chefs invade our sandy beaches for a weekend filled with plenty of booze, food and fun in the sun for the 14th edition of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.
While many of the marquee events like Burger Bash and Best of the Best sold out ages ago, there are still a few good events with tickets still left up for grabs. We have rounded up the five best 2015 SOBEWFF events that still have tickets available. Get 'em while there hot because we're sure they'll be joining the sold-out ranks soon enough.
1) Nashville on Fire (Friday, February 20 from 7 to 10 p.m.) Nashville goes Miami for the night with some of the city's top chefs like John Lasater, Tandy Wilson of Hattie B's and Patrick Martin team up with Jonathan Waxman and the Diego Oka for an evening of southern eats at the Mandarin Oriental. Tickets: $225. Purchase them here.
2) Thrillist’s Barbecue & The Blues hosted by Anne Burrell (Thursday, February 19 from 8 to 11 p.m.) Expect lots of meat and BBQ at this annual event filled with bites from 12 of Miami's top chefs, plus an assortment of custom cocktails, craft beers by B.R.E.W. FIU, and musical performances DJ Haitian Hillbilly and Diablo Dimes & the Bloodhounds. Tickets: $125. Purchase them here.
3) Best of the Northwest Dinner hosted by Tom Douglas (Thursday, February 19 from 7 to 11 p.m.) – Another regional-themed dinner, this one dedicated to an area we don't have much exposure to: the American Northwest. Hosted by chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host Tom Douglas it'll feature dishes that have define the region’s cuisine paired, of course, with plenty of wine. Tickets: $250. Purchase them here.
4) Fun and Fit as a Family (Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) If you're looking for an event that is good for the entire family -- and won't break the bank -- this is your best bet. Fun and Fit takes places at Jungle Island and puts an emphasis on healthy living and eating. Plenty of big name chefs are on deck to cook including Duff Goldman, Robert Irvine, Ingrid Hoffman and even Rev. Run, making healthy dishes through the days. Tickets: $20. Purchase them here.
5) Grand Tasting Village (Sunday, February 21 from noon to 5 p.m.) Yes, tickets to the event that started it all are still on sale, for the Sunday portion at least. Demos by Iron Chefs like Bobby Flay and Morimoto will take place while you sip and eat your way through tent upon tent. Tickets: $250. Purchase them here.
If you really want to wait until the last minute, the tickets that remain will also be on sale at the festival's box office located at 13th Street & Ocean Drive, which is open from February 16 – 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [EaterWire]