HOT EVENTS: 

Wines & Tapas & Design from Spain
at the Moore Buildg, Design District… Nov. 17- 24 The Kitchen – a gastro-literary feast – at Miami Book Fair Int’l at MDC  
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THIS WEEK ON FOOD & WINE TALK:
  Katrin Naelappa, director of Wines from Spain, on the 20th Annual Spain’s Great Match, Miami, 11/12 at the Moore Buildg, Design District;  Chef Daniel Boulud, author of Daniel: My French Cuisine, co-authored by Sylvie Bigar and Bill Buford; Chef John Moeller, author of Dining at the White House—From the President’s Table to Yours 


WHAT’S NEW:

Brickell Key’s Island Bistro brings in new Michelin-starred chef Steven Rojas …
Via Verde Cucina Rustica to open on Biscayne corridor…
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund : How to help…
Chef Charlie Trotter dies at 54…
Chef Michael Jacobs’ Sliders pops up at The Hidden Kitchen, Miami Beach…
Semilla to open on Alton Road, Miami Beach…
J. Flynn’s a New, Dublin-Inspired Irish Gastropub opens on Clematis St. Palm Beach…
L’Étoile, French Restaurant opens in Boca Raton…

 

BUZZ:

Prime Italian now open for Saturday and Sunday Brunch, South Beach…
Two Miami Bakeries place in America’s 50 Best Bakeries…
Spaghetto serves up 50% pasta dishes for after Thanksgiving Day Meals…
Café Prima Pasta celebrates 20th Anniversary with  freebies, Miami Beach…
Meat Market now open for lunch, South Beach…
The Embassy celebrates One Year Anniversary with party and new fall menu, Design District…
Happy Wine in the Grove launches Happy Hour and new dishes…
New Fall menu at The Federal , Biscayne Blvd….
Christy’s in Coral Gables celebrates 35th anniversary in November with $35 menus and wines…


FOOD & WINE NEWS   

Miami Book Fair Int’l, Nov. 17 – 24, turns 30! The Kitchen’s special dinners….
Paso Robles Wine Country  named Wine Region of The Year by Wine Enthusiast…
Venissa 2010, the Liquid Gold of Native Venice,  makes the Top 100 Italian wines….
Miami-based Cacao Art Chocolates Launches Online Store…
Edible Art:  Cheeses Of France hosts Free Pop-up Café during Art Basel Festival, Midtown Miami, Dec. 7 & 8, …
Funky “Brooklyn Brewery Mash: Adventures In Food, Film, Music, Books & Beer” comes to Miami Dec. 9 – 15…


EATING OUT   

Butcher Block Grill, Boca Raton; Lippi Restaurant, Brickell;  L’Entrecote de Paris, Brickell,  Fish Fish Restaurant Bar & Seafood Market, Miami,  


CELLAR

Venissa 2010, the Liquid Gold of Native Venice,  makes the Top 100 Italian wines…
Glenfiddich, the Age of Discovery Bourbon Cask Reserve
Rodney Strong, Brothers Ridge, Superb Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma…
Fifty Shades of Grey wines made in CA…
A Bordeaux Red from Argentina: Achaval-Ferrer Quimera 2010..
Chef Heston Blumenthal to launch restaurant at Terminal 2,  Heathrow Airport, London…
Grand Lucayan Resort, upping the paradise in Grand Bahamas
Margaret River Gourmet Escape – 22-24 November, Southern Australia…
The Capri Wine Hotel in Capri, Italy…
Eating from the same dish: Respectful or Immoral? A Moroccan Tradition holds the family together…


BEST BUYS   

U.S.-Grown Texmati® and Jasmati® Rice, wholesome grains for great recipes;  Séka Hills Extra Virgin  Olive Oil  from CA; The Livre Blanc by 3-Michelin Stars Anne-Sophie Pic  The Vinturi Spirit Aerator: a must… Edge of Belgravia takes knives to the next level; The VitaClay Multicooker: a modern organic cooker

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