The Forge, 432 41st St., Miami Beach, hosts the 13th annual Pleasures of the Palate, a fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Chef Dewey LoSasso’s four-course meal stars pan-seared filet mignon with red wine reduction and fava bean mash. Tickets for the sit-down meal are $250 at www.diabetesresearch.org/pleasures2011 or 800-321-3437.
Diabetes research is a good cause to donate to. Millions of Americans suffer from this disease that can cause severe illness and death.