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South Beach Seafood Festival Chef Showdown Sneak Peek

The South Beach Seafood Festival is coming up and you don’t want to miss The Chef Showdown event. Twelve Chefs will compete in six battles and you are the judge. Your vote will pick the night’s champion! It’s all going down on Friday, October 23rd at Lummus Park located at 7th & Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.

Sobe-Seafood-Festival-Preview-Blogger2This past Monday, the Sobe Seafood Fest put together a preview event of the Chef Showdown at the Dream Hotel in South Beach. I got to hangout with fellow bloggers Geoff from Miami Food Pug, Elizabeth from Little Moments of Happpiness, Mirtle from Latina Food Chronicles, Robert from Soul of Miami and Stacy from Best Food Miami. We met the battling chefs and tasted yummy bites by Naked Taco’s Chef Ralph Pagano. Everything I tried was delicious including the fish tacos with mango and cilantro sauce, pot stickers, mango ceviche with plantain, and chicken empanadas.


NBC6’s Kelly Blanco and Erika Delgado announced the showdown pairings and got the Chefs ready to battle.

Battle Lobster: Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant vs Naked Taco
Battle Taco: Bodega South Beach vs Coyo Taco
Battle Octopus: Poseidon Greek restaurant & outdoor lounge vs Alter
Battle Surf n’ Turf: Red, the Steakhouse (South Beach) vs Smith & Wollensky
BattleTuna: The Oceanaire Seafood Room vs Drunken Dragon
Battle Shrimp: Cibo Wine Bar South Beach vs Mondrian South Beach

Sobe Seafood Festival 2015 Discount Code

Do you have YOUR tickets yet? The VIP Chef Showdown always sells out, so don’t wait! If you want to grab your tickets before they sell out, go to and make sure to use the discount code: CGLOVE to get 20% off your tickets. Sobe-Seafood-2015-discount-code-20-percent-off

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Paola is the Founder of The Blogger Union & works everyday to support all the members. She also runs the sites Coral Gables Love + Dapper Animals.

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