Sixth Annual New Times Pairings

The annual culinary event, which pairs dozens of the best food from Broward and Palm Beach restaurants with fine wine, will be held tonight in a new location, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. From 7 to 10 p.m. 40 of south Florida's best restaurants will serve up delicious food paired with fine wines. You'll enjoy unlimited food and wine tastings, craft beer and specialty cocktail samplings, and live entertainment. Plus, a portion of proceeds will benefit the Jack & Jill Children's Center. Participating restaurants include: 3030 Ocean, Bravo Ristorante, Bimini Boatyard, Broward Center Catering, Café Maxx, Café Vico, Casa Frida, Christina Wan's Mandarin House, The Daily Melt, El Jefe Luchador, The Gelato Shoppe Petrini, La Santina Wine & Tapas, Mancini's Modern Italian, Rebel House, SAVOR at BCCC, Sea Level, Sette Bello, Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, Steak 954, and Tap 42. It's an excellent opportunity to get a little taste of all the best restaurants in town. General admission tickets are $55 at the door. VIP tickets are $90 and include an extra hour of wining and dining, access to the exclusive VIP lounge and more. To purchase tickets, visit microapp.browardpalmbeach.com/pairings/2013. The Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center is located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale.
Thu., Sept. 26, 7-10 p.m., 2013
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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