Food & Wine Calendar
Memorial Green Market: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Regional Hospital, 3501 Johnson St., Hollywood. 305-531-0038 or www.themarketcompany.org.
Thirsty Thursdays-Sparkling Cocktail Hour: Three glasses of any combination or each of wine, cocktails or beers with wine educator Barry Alberts. Includes fresh ceviches and char-grilled pork, chicken and steak skewers with dipping sauces; 6-9 p.m., Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & Latam Grill, 3067 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove; $20. 305-444-0216.
Uncork Your Thursday: Weekly wine tasting series highlights a different region each week. After the tasting, guests can get a 25 percent discount on signature dishes from the region and a 50 percent discount on wine bottles; 7-10 p.m.; ONE Kitchen & Bar, 10295 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; $25. 305-455-5400.
Vegan Celebration Class: With the store’s chef Sheryn; 2-3 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 1020 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; free, registration required. 305-532-1707 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
A Bubble for Everyone, New Year’s Eve Tasting: Sample champagne paired with cheeses; 1-4 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens; free, registration required. 561-691-8550 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com or www.acteva.com
New Year’s Eve Bash in the Gardens: Features best-dressed contest with $200 prize, a balloon drop containing $500 and music by DJ Tight. Bottles are available all night for $100. Dress code will be enforced; 9 p.m., Palm Gardens Banquet Hall, 2700 NW 167th St., Miami Gardens; $25 (includes party favors, buffet and champagne toast), $20 in advance, reservations required. 786-236-7985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Tie Pizza Family New Year’s Eve Party: Four-course dinner, including family-style pizza tastings, from menu created by chef Jonathan Eismann, pizza-making for kids, champagne for adults and a dress code of “faux fancy’’ for $39 adults and $20.11 kids. First course is a choice among three salads served family-style, second course is a choice of wood-roasted vegetables, zucchini fritta or crisp calamari pomodoro served family style, third course is one pizza for each person at your table with choices of smoked salmon pizza with crème fraiche and caviar, , wild mushroom pizza with white truffle and thyme, prosciutto and fig pizza with Tupelo honey and Tomino cheese, Margherita Spartico, or Pizza Bianca plus an individual dessert course with choices of warm bittersweet chocolate bomb or lemon meringue tart basked Alaska style. The meal is capped by a flute of champagne for adults, flute of cider for kids and wood oven garlic bread is complimentary for all tables; 6-11 p.m., Spartico at Mayfair Hotel, 3000 Florida ave., Coconut Grove. For reservations or pick-up call 305-779-5100.
Couples Cooking-A Night i8o n Italy: Learn to prepare Italian classics; 4 p.m., $80 per couple, registration required. www.publix.com/aprons:
Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 1181 S. University Dr., Plantation. 954-577-7632.
Cafe Cinematheque International Norwegian Brunch & Film: Program begins with a Norwegian brunch inspired by the film screened after the meal, “Elling,’’ The brunch includes smoked salmon and eggs plus bagels and cream cheese, cold cuts and cheeses. The film follows a sensitive, would-be poet and a man in his 40s as they attempt to cope with society after getting released from a state institution. In Norwegian with English subtitles. Includes post-film discussion with film expert Shelly Isaacs; 10 a.m.; Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale; $12, $8 FLIFF members. 954-760-9898 or www.fliff.com.
- Channel the south of France at South Beach’s WD 555
- 3 stars for laid back seafood at South Beach's Charles St.
- Sushi Samba Coral Gables opens May 23
- Tongue & Cheek celebrates Memorial Day with extended happy hour & special menu
- Score a free burger at Smashburger
- Monday is Family Night at Restaurant Michael Schwartz
- Join chef Dale Talde (Brooklyn's TALDE) at Khong River House May 30
- Bite into Taste of the Gables 2013 June 6
- Christy's launches a $25 Friday lunch
- Copperbox chef Gabriela Machado wows diners with Miami dinner-party ‘atelier nights’