The 10 Best Things We Ate at the New York Wine & Food Festival

This weekend we ate ourselves through the four-day food feast known as the New York City Wine & Food Festival — and we’re still full.

The festival included dozens of events, hundreds of chefs, thousands of dishes and we can only image how many calories. The bites ranged from delicious to, um, not so much — point is, we definitely had some favorites.

See Rachael Ray, Jamie Oliver and Other Cooking Stars Get Soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Leave it to the food pros to add some special flavor to their versions of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been sweeping the nation on social media the last few weeks.

Jamie Oliver did his with a Flashdance theme, Mario Batali got iced while standing in a tranquil lake and Anthony Bourdain cursed even before someone threw water on his head and then fell fully dressed into a pool!

Paula Deen Apologizes (Again), Gets 'Back in the Saddle'

Robert Irvine’s Healthy Pumpkin Cheesecake (That's Not a Typo!)

The problem with slimmed-down desserts is that, well, sometimes their flavor gets slimmed-down in the process.

But thanks to Restaurant Express star Robert Irvine, wanna-be virtuous eaters can have their delicious cheesecake and eat it, too.

Serve Up Dinner Straight from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Come Thursday, there will be plenty of familiar faces heating up Miami Beach. And we mean in the kitchen.

As celeb chefs such as Bobby Flay, Paula Deen and Rachael Ray flock to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, you, too, can get a taste of the festivities, which run through the weekend. And you don’t even have to leave your kitchen – just follow these recipes.