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On Tap This Week: Comfort Food and French Vinos

By Carissa Chesanek
May 19, 2014

Eat

Tongue & Cheek hosts the Taste of the Nation South Florida kick-off event tonight, May 19 at 7 PM. Guests will enjoy classic comfort food-inspired dishes created by several of Miami's top local chefs including Timon Balloo of Bocce Bar and Bret Pelaggi of Uvaggio Wine Bar. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased here.

Drink

Lorenzo (pictured) recently launched brand new summertime cocktails ($12-$14 each) inside its cozy South Beach Italian bistro. New sips include Spring Negroni mixed with Spring44 gin, vermouth and orange bitters along with a Raspberry Sour made with bourbon, raspberry basil agave nectar and egg whites (786-483-1796).

Learn

Brickell's Toscana Divino presents a French Classic Wine Tasting on Wednesday, May 21, from 6-7:30 PM. Wine lovers will sample various French vinos from Sancerre and Pouilly Fuissé while learning about the background and preparation of each wine. Tickets are $30 per person and reservations are required (305-371-2767). 

Places Mentioned

Toscana Divino

Italian • Brickell Area

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Tongue & Cheek

New American • South Beach

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Uvaggio Wine Bar

Wine Bar • Coral Gables

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Bocce

Bar • Midtown

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