In 12 years, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has gone from an afternoon tasting event on a college campus to a four-day, celebrity-studded food fest that attracts more than 60,000 people.
This year's event kicks off Thursday and runs through the weekend.
We recently sat down with Lee Schrager, the founder and face of the event, to find out the smartest way to navigate the scene, the best new events, and how he attracts celebrity talent like Anthony Bourdain, Emeril Lagasse, and Danny Meyer.
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