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Saturday, I spent the morning and early afternoon at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the 17th Annual International Mango Festival. The heat was insidious and the crowds made me feel slightly misanthropic, but I enjoyed my day. Fortunately, several events took place indoors. One of these events was the Mangos of the World Display [...]
*** Bee Heaven Produce at Fairchild Tropical Garden *** Taste of MiMo $2 to $5 bites from Biscayne Corridor restaurants like Casa Toscana , Ver Daddy’s Taco Shop, Uva 69, and Moonchine. Visit the Upper Eastside Green Market while you’re in the area. Thanks to Miami FL on the Cheap for tipping me off to [...]
“Don’t let some chef sit up here and tell you how to eat. I can teach you how to cook–not how to eat.” – Tom Colicchio This was my first year attending the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which experienced a name reversal this year. Whew. For a moment, I thought I had been [...]
* * * Photo courtesy of Krake from Stock.Xchang * * * Now that Miami Spice is over, head north to Fort Lauderdale for dining deals. The Dine Out Fort Lauderdale program runs through November 14 at restaurants such as Hi-Life Café, China Grill, and Trina (no connection). You can dine on prix-fixe lunches and [...]
Miami Dish talks about music for a minute This Saturday, Ingrid Hoffmann prepares some Cuban classic dishes in an homage to Calle Ocho on her show Simply Delicioso. Miami band, Locos por Juana, are her special guests. Locos por Juana did an amazing reinterpretation of Hector Lavoe/Willie Colon’s “Calle Luna, Calle Sol.” I loved it, [...]