Michael Jackson’s Birthday at STK; Seafood & Beer Dinner at Boxelder

By Lane Nieset for Ocean Drive


Though it’s the last week of August, we’ve rounded up a few great reasons to keep the summer fun going, from a birthday party toasting to the King of Pop to an intimate evening sampling craft brews over seafood pairings.




Dine with James Beard Award-Winning Chefs at The Forge

The James Beard Foundation is hitting the road for its third Taste America: Local Flavor from Coast To Coast, an epicurean tour stopping in 10 cities across the US, with its first stop in Miami at The Forge on Friday, September 18 at 6 pm. The Night of Culinary Stars event will kick off with a cocktail reception of hors d’oeuvres and drinks created by local chefs like SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill’s Timon Balloo, Glass & Vine’s Giorgio Rapicavoli, Ortanique on the Mile’s Cindy Huston, Alter’s Bradley Kilgore, and The Federal’s Cesar Zapata. The main event, a four-course seated dinner, will be led by two award-winning chefs—Taste America All-Star Rocco DiSpirito and The Forge’s Christopher Lee—with Pubbelly Group‘s pastry chef Sergio Navarro handling the sweets. Purchase tickets here. 432 W. 41st St., Miami Beach, 305-538-8533


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