This Week’s Top Food Events: Dessert Wars, Pineapples & Pizza and More


South Florida’s best food and drink events for the week

Welcome to Eater Miami’s events roundup, a curated listing of the most unique and must-attend local dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more.

This is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the South Florida area that are worth the calories and expense. Have an event for consideration? Send it our way at

Thursday, January 31

Pineapples & Pizza

WHAT: A local favorite event has returned for 2019. This month’s edition of the pizza, cocktail and live music series will feature the Edition’s Iguanita beer that guests can pair with the spicy Sausage and kale pizza for $25 plus live music by Eli La O.

DETAILS: 8 p.m. Matador Bar, 2901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

JCC Conversations: David Grutman

WHAT: Get up close and personal with David Grutman, Founder & CEO of Groot Hospitality, in conversation with Eater Miami editor, Olee Fowler.

DETAILS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. $18 per person. Purchase tickets here. Miami Beach JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach

Crafted with Corsair

WHAT: Turnberry Resort & Spa is partnering with South Florida’s favorite microbreweries for Crafted by Corsair, a beer and dinner series at Corsair Kitchen & Bar. On the final Thursday of each month, diners can sip on local beers chosen to complement a rotating four-course menu. This month will feature pours from Wynwood Brewing alongside dishes like fish and chip sliders, roasted rib eye, and banana foster bread pudding.

DETAILS: 7:30 p.m. $58 per person. Purchase tickets here. Corsair, 19999 W Country Club Drive, Aventura

Lincoln Eatery Grand Opening Party

WHAT: Join the Lincoln Eatery as it celebrates its grand opening with Junkanoo Parade on Lincoln Road, ribbon cutting ceremony, and music by Patrick & The Swayzees.

DETAILS: 10 a.m. to 9p.m. Lincoln Eatery, 23 Lincoln Ln N, Miami Beach

Saturday, February 2

Dessert Wars: Season 7

WHAT: Sugar lovers are bound to feast on plenty sweet items at the annual Dessert Wars event. The event features a wide array of desserts ranging from cupcakes, cookies, ice cream and doughnuts from dozens of local retailers.

DETAILS: 4 to 7 p.m. $20-40. Purchase tickets here. Ocean Bank Convocation Center, 1180 Southwest 113th Avenue, Miami