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SUP Eating around South Florida with John Tanasychuk
A round of South Florida beer events


South Florida BrewFest, noon-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7

Name a local brewery and it will be participating in the fourth annual South Florida BrewFest at Florida International University's Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 St., North Miami.

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TV's Gordon Ramsay dines at Fort Lauderdale's ROK:BRGR

TV’s “Hell’s Kitchen” chef Gordon Ramsay had dinner last week at the Fort Lauderdale ROK:BRGR in Himmarshee Village.

Ramsay caught up with Bret Hauser, a former “Hell’s Kitchen” contestant who’s now chef at PizzaCraft. ROK:BRGR and PizzaCraft are owned by Fort Lauderdale-based J.E.Y. Hospitality Group.

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Williams-Sonoma selling Miami restaurant's 'biskits'

Congrats to Cesar Zapata and Aniece Meinhold, co-owners of Miami’s the Federal, Food, Drink and Provisions (5132 Biscayne Blvd., 305-758-9559

Their biscuits, which were named best in the country by Food & Wine magazine, are being sold for a limited time by Williams-Sonoma.

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Best wines for $5 or less

 My colleague, Doreen Christensen, is always on top of the best deals in South Florida. Check out her blog to see what I mean.

Her latest video caught my attention. She asked wine expert Bob Hosman to weigh in one several low cost wines.

I'm on my way to Trader Joe's to buy a case of Green Fin red table wine.

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Women of the Vine and other female oenophiles to host events in South Florida

'Wine Bible' author Karen MacNeil, winery owner Kathryn Hall and Women of the Vine Alliance founder Deborah Brenner will present tastings and talks from Coral Gables to West Palm Beach.

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New Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale restaurant will think local

Construction is still underway, but sometime in November, the Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale will welcome an exciting restaurant with an emphasis not just on locally grown ingredients but also on locally produced foodstuffs.

Called Burlock Coast Seafare and Spirits, the restaurant will sit just off the ground-floor lobby.

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