Wag Wednesday: Linda Villafane & Roger

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Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers.

That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

This week, we’re featuring Linda Villafane, Director of Public Relations for the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, and her mini schnauzer, Roger.

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Bar Collins: Not Your Average Lobby Bar

Last month, the Loews Miami Beach Hotel completed a $50 million renovation that included fully redesigned guest rooms, a new pool deck, an updated lobby, and several new food and beverage offerings. Among the new additions: Bar Collins, a complete revamp of the hotel’s lobby bar.

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SOBEWFF 2017: We Came. We Ate. We Ate Some More.

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival has come and gone, but we’re still recovering from our gluttonous week. The festival, which kicked off last Wednesday, celebrated its sweet sixteen with memorable events in both Miami and Fort Lauderdale. This was our second time attending the festival, and the best way we can describe it is “Christmas in February.”

Seriously: There’s so much food, so many drinks and so many celebrities that you can’t help but feel like a kid in a candy shop. Below, you’ll find quick recaps about four different events we attended during the week.

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Bowery Meat Company Pops Up at Lure Fishbar

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Throughout the month of December, Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach Hotel is collaborating with Bowery Meat Company, bringing some of the New York steakhouse’s signature items down south. With only a few days left until the New Year, time is running out to enjoy what we consider some of our favorite dishes of 2016. Here’s what you can expect during your visit.

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Taste of the Nation at Soho Studios Brings Together Culinary Stars to Help End Childhood Hunger

Taste of the Nation

On Friday, June 17, hundreds of attendees descended upon Wynwood’s Soho Studios for a great cause: leaving No Kid Hungry. South Florida’s Taste of the Nation, the region’s leading culinary benefit to end childhood hunger, rounded up top local restaurants and national brands for a food-and-drink-filled night to remember.

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