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Flavors of Fort Lauderdale: New Event Announced for Fall

If anyone had any doubt that the food scene in Fort Lauderdale is exploding, she needs only look to the announcement of the Flavors of Fort Lauderdale festival.

The four-day event, which runs from November 8-11, 2012, will feature a series of events spread throughout venues and restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. 

Participating restaurants include Shula's on the Beach, Steak 954, and Via Luna, with more to be added. 

Chef Allen Susser has been named "Ambassador of Flavor" for the event,

which will also help promote the sustainable seafood movement and

support the hunger relief efforts of Feeding South Florida, which

distributes food and groceries through a network of not-for-profit

organizations and works to engage the local community in the fight to

end world hunger.

Some of the initial dinners and parties at Flavors of Fort Lauderdale include a Dine

Around Fort Lauderdale, hosted by local restaurants, and a Flavors After

Dark event. 

A Flavors Grand Tasting event will cap off the weekend on

Sunday, November 11 at the Las Olas Marina.

Tickets for Sunday's Grand Tasting are $79 and available hereClean Plate Charlie will keep you updated as other events and restaurants are added.


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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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