Food & Wine Calendar

THURSDAY, April 28

Bourbon Steak at Fairmont Turnberry Isle:

19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura. 786-279-6600 or

*Wine Travels:

Sommelier Justin Hall presents wines from the restaurant’s extensive menu in an interactive demo and tasting plus butter-truffle popcorn; 6-6:30 p.m. (also 6-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays), through Dec. 30; $20.

Café Sambal Indian Nights:

Live entertainment by a sitar player, Indian décor and a special family-style menu prepared by guest chef Jayaseelan Mariadoss that fuses native fare of all regions of India; 6-11 p.m., Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr., Brickell Key; $45, $22.50 kids, reservations recommended. 305-913-8358 or

Dining Out For Life:

Care Resource and Miami New Times host sixth annual event to benefit the fight against HIV/AIDS. More than a dozen restaurants in South Florida are participating and donate a portion of their sales to Care Resource, South Florida’s oldest and largest HIV/AIDS community service organization. Also, those who donate $10 to Dining Out For Life receive an entry for a chance to win prizes and be part of the “20% Off Tuesday Program” that gives a 20 percent discount on food bill at participating restaurants every Tuesday from May 5 to April 24, 2012. 305-576-1234, ext. 236 or*7 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Blue Door Fish, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-674-6400.


7:30-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m., DolceVino at the Claridge, 3500 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-532-9115.


10 a.m.-11 p.m., The Palace, 1200 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. 305-531-7234.


11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Royal Palm Cafe at Macy’s, 22 E. Flagler St., third floor, Miami. 305-577-1500.


Noon-11 p.m., Da Vittorio, 270 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables. 305-445-8783.


5-10 p.m., Cafe @ Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. 305-695-8898.


5-11:30 p.m., World Resource Cafe, 719 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. 305-535-8987.


5:30-10 p.m., Steak 954, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-414-8333.


5:30-10:30 p.m., Kitchen 305 at Newport Beachside Hotel, 16701 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach. 305-749-2110.


6-10 p.m., 1500° at Eden Roc Renaissance, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-674-5594.


6-11 p.m., Cha Cha Rooster at Lords South Beach, 1120 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-455-2231.


6:30-11 p.m., Wish, 801 Collins Ave., South Beach. 305-674-9474.


7-11 p.m., Eos at Viceroy, 485 Brickell Ave., Miami. 305-503-0373.


8 p.m.-midnight; B.E.D., 929 Washington Ave., South Beach. 305-532-9070.

Food News & Views:

Special one-hour restaurant review program features food critics Jen Karetnick and Rochelle Koff of The Miami Herald discussing the latest restaurant news with host Linda Gassenheimer plus Fred Tasker, Miami Herald wine columnist, on WLRN-FM (91.3); 1-2 p.m. 800-743-9576.

Happy Hour at RA Sushi:

Join the Dine Magazine staff and have a glass of wine (Alexander Valley Vineyards Cab or Chardonnay) with a selection of free hors d’oeuvres. Guests who stay for dinner receive 10 percent off their check; 6-8 p.m., 201 SW 145th Ter., Pembroke Pines; $15, $10 in advance, free for paid Dine club members with reservations.

Icebox Café April Deal:

Get any bottle of wine for $20; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-midnight Friday and 8 a.m.-midnight Saturday); 1657 Michigan Ave., South Beach. 305-538-8448 or

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