Best of Florida Food Events: June 8-15

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BBQ Beef Brisket (credit: Central Florida Pork and Wings BBQ Bash)

BBQ Beef Brisket (credit: Central Florida Pork and Wings BBQ Bash)

Florida Travel Guide – June 8-15: Things to Do in Florida

If you’re in Florida and fancy yourself a foodie, you’ll be interested in the following food-related events happening over the next few days.

1. Coral Gables Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week menus are available at eating establishments throughout Coral Gables, for lunch and dinner. This is your chance to get great deals on great meals, saving 20% or more on meals at participating restaurants. Vote on your favorite dish!

  • Highlight: Savings on delicious food at great restaurants
  • When: June 4-17
  • Where: Various locations
  • Cost: Varies

2. Central Florida Pork & Wings BBQ Bash and Competition

The admission is free and so is the parking but you’ll want to bring some cash along with you so you can buy “pork bucks” and fill up on delicious BBQ food and cold drinks. See who wins the competitions for titles like “Best Overall Taste” in categories like pulled pork, chicken, beef brisket, wings and ribs. Watch the cooking demos that will be taking place, listen to live entertainment and shop from the marketplace. The Pork & Wings BBQ Bash has something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Highlight: BBQ!
  • When: June 8, 5pm-10pm, June 9, 11am-10pm
  • Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808
  • Cost: Free

3. Key West 2012 Bacchanalia

Enjoy unlimited wine, beer, spirits, run and burgers as you join celebrity chefs and restaurant leaders at the 2012 Key West Bacchanalia. The best in wine, spirits and food in the area will be represented at the Grand Tasting Village at Rick’s Key West. Come out for this, the third installment of this annual event, and enjoy great parties, delicious food tastings, informative seminars, celebrity demos, exciting cook-offs and lots more.

  • Highlight: Unlimited burgers and drinks
  • When: June 9, 3pm-7pm
  • Where: Rick’s Key West, 202 Duval Street, Key West, FL
  • Cost: $69

Tell us…

Which tasty Florida food event would you most like to attend?