There are some places in Miami where you can watch the debates, whether you prefer watching the event with a group, want a steady flow of cocktails, or just wish to escape your abuelo’s or your sister’s running commentary at home.
If you’ve been enviously eyeing the BK Food Swappers or the PDX Food Swappers events on Facebook, your time has come! Marie Castro of Broward is organizing the first ever South Florida Food Swap.
* * *Pikiliz (hot sauce) * * * Last year, I wrote in the Under the Sun blog about a Haitian cooking demonstration. I shared recipes and tips by Haitian cook and folklorist Liliane Nerette-Louis. That post about how to prepare griot (seasoned, fried pork), its accompanying pikliz hot sauce and acra (malanga fritters) [...]
Friends will sometimes ask me how I accrue this random knowledge of interesting events and places about town. Besides the fact that I’m a speed reader and can skim a lot of information from a quick flip of the blogs, I have some sources. If I’m in a pinch for what to do on the [...]
OK so now that THE weekend’s over, are you in the mood for a food festival that doesn’t require a “survival guide”? How about something that doesn’t necessitate the logistical planning of an international vacation? The Coral Gables Wine & Food Festival will cleanse your palate. On Thursday, March 27, thirty or so Coral Gables [...]
There are two big Coral Gables birthdays this week. On Thursday, Cacao celebrates five years. Chef Edgar Leal’s contemporary Latin American creations are beloved by diners and critics. Cacao’s homemade desserts, crafted with Venezuelan “El Rey” chocolate, are swoon-worthy. Cacao will serve hors d’oeuvres by Chef Leal. You can also enjoy caipirinhas and mojitos by [...]
MIAMI Taste of Asturias If the man in the photo above was in Asturias, Spain, the floor beneath him would be covered in sawdust. At traditional cider-pouring bars, the sawdust absorbs the spills from the escarciador (cider pourer) as he pours the sidra with a raised arm. This is to “break” or aerate the [...]