Foodie Alert! Happening in Miami: SEED Food & Wine Week and more!

Foodies in Miami will have a perfect week ahead of them with incredible food events. Cafe la Trova is celebrating its 4th anniversary this week, so a stop here for delicious food and drinks is a must for all. Food lovers will also want to check out SEED Food & Wine Week, where they can sample the best vegan and plant-based cuisine and attend helpful sessions on being conscious, sustainable eaters. For something completely different, try ending your week at Moxy South Beach’s Rooftop Samba Sunset Party. As the sun sets, enjoy amazing cocktails complemented by Brazilian rhythms in an unforgettable setting!

Photo Credit: Cafe La Trova
Join Café La Trova for an epic 4th Anniversary celebration with esteemed guests Paradiso, the #1 BAR IN THE WORLD by World’s 50 Best Bars! Hailing from Barcelona, Paradiso will join Café La Trova’s owner/Maestro Cantinero Julio Cabrera along with his team of Cantineros behind the bar to create one unforgettable anniversary night featuring live music, delicious cocktails, bites, and more! Dinner reservations are highly recommended, and walk-ins are welcome! For reservations, visit

971 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130

Photo Credit: Seed Food and Wine

In the midst of Veganuary, the month-long celebration of all things vegan created to encourage and inspire non-vegans to experience the lifestyle, Seed is returning to Miami for the 8th year this January 26-29, 2023! Named Top 3 Food & Wine Festivals in the country by USA TODAY,  the four-day plant-based extravaganza is rolling out the green carpet featuring a celebrity chef lineup, the famous Plant-Based 21 Seeds Burger Battle™, the flagship Festival Day Tasting Village presented by Baptist Health, plus a bevy of exclusive dinners and brunches, industry-led workshops, panels, fitness events and more all carefully curated to highlight the plethora of positive aspects that accompany a conscious, sustainable, plant-based way of life. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.

The Miami Marathon is coming up on Sunday, January 29th, with the course running through neighborhoods such as Miami Beach, Brickell, and Coconut Grove. Find below a round-up of places to go pre- and post-marathon, whether you’re a runner or spectator. The best spots in Miami to fuel up before the marathon and to celebrate after crossing the finish line. From delicious brunch options to post-race celebrations with specials, this guide will be your go-to for the ultimate Miami Marathon experience.
Latin Cafe 2000
Photo Credit: Latin Cafe 2000

Latin Cafe 2000 – Brickell is the perfect location to make waiting around more enjoyable or to celebrate with a special 12 oz Hatuey Cuban-style beer for $6. If you’re looking for a hearty meal to fuel up or a post-run treat, Latin Cafe 2000 has you covered with its brunch menu. Indulge in signature brunch dishes like Leche Condensada Pancakes, Croqueta Benedict, or Avocado Toast, and raise a glass with friends and family after crossing the finish line with an $8 Mimosa, Sangria, or Bloody Mary. Imagine sipping on an ice-cold beer or refreshing cocktail while savoring the flavors of authentic Latin and Cuban-inspired cuisine as you watch the marathoners tackle the streets of Brickell. If you’re in a rush and looking for a grab-and-go option, order warm cafecito, crispy croquetas, or crunchy pastries from the ventanita.

1053 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131 

Mayfair Grill is located in the heart of Coconut Grove, set in Mayfair House Hotel & Garden's courtyard, surrounded by lush greenery and cascading fountains.
Mayfair – Photo Credit: Sinan Bozkurt

Mayfair Grill is located in the heart of Coconut Grove, set in Mayfair House Hotel & Garden’s courtyard, surrounded by lush greenery and cascading fountains. The restaurant features an open-hearth kitchen, open-air expansive garden café, and Fountain Bar. The open-plan kitchen and bar allow guests an incredible view of the bustling neighborhood, where they may even catch a glimpse of the runners making their way through Coconut Grove. Relax post-marathon in a tranquil setting with live Jazz music while imbibing on bottomless Mimosas and Rosé at $35 per person, alongside a sweet and savory a la carte menu. Explore flavors inspired by the American Southwest, ranging from signature blue corn silver dollar pancakes with mezcal maple syrup to braised beef shank with sweet potato hash and poached egg. Grab-and-go items are available at the ventanita for those looking for a quick snack or meal to re-energize.

3000 Florida Ave, Miami, FL 33133

Española Way in Miami Beach is a prime spot to watch and cheer on the Miami Marathon runners as they go past 14th St. & Washington Ave.
Photo Credit: Visit Espanola Way

Española Way in Miami Beach is a prime spot to watch and cheer on the Miami Marathon runners as they go past 14th St. & Washington Ave. The historic, pedestrian-only street is lined with charming Mediterranean-style buildings and palm trees, giving it a unique and picturesque atmosphere perfect for your Sunday morning or afternoon. Additionally, this area is close to a Miami Marathon designated “cheer zone,” providing spectators multiple opportunities to encourage and clap for runners while immersing themselves in the excitement. The location offers plenty of food and beverage options with cuisines worldwide, including brunch options for spectators and participants to enjoy before or after the race. Enjoy al fresco dining from more than a dozen renowned restaurants and sidewalk cafes, such as Mercato Della Pescheria, The Drexel, Paperfish, Hosteria Romana, Tropezon, À la Folie Café, and more. If you don’t want to leave the sidelines and miss out on any action, opt for outdoor seating at Havana 1957 or Oh! Mexico. The Roof @ Esmé Hotel offers the chance to catch an aerial view of the marathoners racing through the streets of South Beach.

Between Washington and Drexel Avenues and 14th – 15th Streets, Miami Beach, 33139

COTE Miami – Photo Credit: World Red Eye

Sunday, January 29, Sunday Sommelier Supper Series at COTE Miami

Michelin-starred COTE Miami’s “Sunday Sommelier Supper Series” returns this Sunday, January 29, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. COTE Miami has officially expanded this intimate wine dinner to a one-night-only sommelier take-over! COTE Miami’s “Sunday Sommelier Supper Series” runs every Sunday through March 5 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. and will include an exclusive wine dinner ranging from $225 to $390pp for food and wine. Each week, COTE’s award-winning somm-family will curate a beautifully themed selection of wines from their 1,200+ bottle wine list to experience alongside their signature steaks and sides. Make your reservations here.

3900 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137 

Rooftop Samba Sunset Party Sunday, January 29th at The Upside at Moxy South Beach
Rooftop Samba Sunset Party Sunday at Moxy

Sunday, January 29, Rooftop Samba Sunset Party at The Upside

This Sunday, January 29th, Moxy’s Samba Sunday will bring you Brazilian beats from 5 PM – 11 PM with a live performance by Samba Band Tata do Povo plus Lucca Savi. Sip on cool cocktails while taking in incredible views of the Miami Beach skyline and Atlantic ocean all night long. Plus, get mesmerized by beautiful Brazilian dancers that’ll take your breath away-what more can you ask for?

915 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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