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Galt Mile Wine and Food Festival Is This Saturday

In case you missed the overwhelming extravaganza that was the South Beach Wine & Food Festival -- or the Alka Seltzer did its trick and you're planning where to go this weekend, take note Fort Lauderdale because the inaugural Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival - A Seaside Affair! is coming your way.

This Saturday, March 2 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., the Galt Ocean Mile

Shoppes (3351-3531 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale) will fill with

about 20 of south Florida's best chefs offering endless amounts of food.

Participating restaurants include Cafe Vico; da Campo Osteria; Lenore

Nolan Ryan Cooking School & Catering; Texas de Brazil; Tokyo Blue;

Sunfish Grill; Shooters Waterfront Cafe; Blue Martini; Chart House: and

Cafe Vico Ristorante.

If you're going to be a wine and food

festival, you've got to have plenty of vino, and the Galt Mile festival

will feature over 50 wines, six beers, and Tito's Handmade vodka. 

Tickets for the event are $40 in advance, $70 at the door and can be purchased online

Ticket prices include all food and beverages. I.D. is required at

entry. Children under 21 are allowed at the festival and will be

provided with a different wristband.

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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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