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NYC's Dream Downtown serves up delicious food and views — no wonder it's one of the sites of Wine & Food this year.

The Food Network’s annual New York City Wine & Food Festival kicks off tomorrow, bringing in scores of foodies from the world over. And perhaps you’re one of those planning to take a bite out of the Big Apple this weekend. You know the food will be fantastic, but if you don’t have plans for your digs yet, we’ve found just the spot for you with foodie-friendly hotels that not only serve up the good stuff on a regular basis, but are also playing host to some of Wine & Food’s scrumptious gastronomic gatherings. Check out Oyster’s favorite places to both eat and sleep throughout the festival after the jump.

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Want to dine, indulge, and bask in Giada’s favorite hotel restaurants? You got it.

We found out where Giada’s favorite hotel restaurants are in various cities across the USA, and now we’re salivating. Here are the best dishes from this star’s go-to hot spots.

Bonus: read on for a secret recipe from a top chef in one of Las Vegas’s best restaurants.

Restaurant: The Bazaar at SLS Hotel, Los Angeles
Giada’s take: “Jose Andres who has restaurants in Washington, D.C. Great traditional and modern Spanish tapas.”
Best dishes:

  • Mediterranean Mussels olive oil, vinegar, pimentón
  • King Crab raspberries, raspberry vinegar
  • Delta Farm Green Asparagus labneh, macadamia nuts
  • Sautéed wild mushrooms, hazelnut praline
  • Sautéed shrimp garlic, guindilla pepper
  • Seared scallops, romesco sauce
  • Seared Mary’s Farm chicken honey dates, mustard caviar, mustard greens
  • Baby beets salad, citrus, pistachio, olive oil goat cheese
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Lobby at Fontainebleau Resort Miami Beach, one of the hotels hosting events for Food Network's South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Lobby at Fontainebleau Resort Miami Beach, one of the hotels hosting events for Food Network's South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Foodies and oenophiles alike will descend upon Miami in late February for Food Network’s annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival (February 25 through 28), a delicious weekend full of tastings, demos, and Rachael Ray.

Many of Miami’s choicest hotels are playing host to the weekend’s events,  so where better to stay while in town for the Festival? Below is a list of the hotels that are hosting events, and our thumbnail review of each. They’re all among our favorites in Miami, so you can’t go wrong.

Tickets for these events are selling out quickly and hotel rooms are bound to fill up, so for the love of Emeril — get to it!

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