October 14, 2014, Vol 13, no. 40
HOT EVENTS: more in Calendar 10/18-19:  Oktoberfest Beergarten  at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove; 10 /22-25: South Beach Seafood Festival;  11/7 – 9: 74th Annual Ramble at Fairchild…

 

THIS WEEK ON FOOD & WINE TALK:    Jennifer McLagan, author of Bitter; Allen Salkin author of From Scratch: Inside the Food Network; Janet Fletcher, Planet Cheese, on enjoying eating cheeses and lactose intolerance; Jen Karetnick, author of MANGO; Food Network’s Aarti Sequeira, author of AARTI PAARTI–An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul. 

 

WHAT’S NEW

Newly opened CVI.CHE 105 on Lincoln Road mars Peruvian cuisine…

Moye restaurant of Apulian specialties opens Downtown Miami…

Miam Café and Boutique opens in Wynwood Arts district…

Chef Alex Paz, new executive chef at JW Marriott Miami, Brickell…

Erica Nicholl appointed executive chef at Puilar Local Restaurant, Aventura…

Farewell to Tobacco Road…

“SooWoo Korean restaurant opening in South Beach…

Klima – Barcelona – Miami  Beach to open in November…

The Modern Garden to open at Sea Salt & Pepper, Downtown Miami…

 

BUZZ

Gelato Go opens third location in Miami Beach…

Norman Van Aken to open cooking school in MiMo, in April 2015…

Miami vs. Palm Beach: Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival Street Foods…

Cecconi’s $4 to $7 Happy Nour, Miami Beach…

Silence of the Lamchops dinner @ The Federal, MiMo…

$59 all-you-can-eat Stone Crab Mania starting Oct. 17 at Kitchen 305, Sunny Isles Beach…

 

ON FOOD & WINE

SOMM Journal & Tasting Panel open essay competition for Wine Writers,,,

Giant Cannolo, Made in Florida to break Guinness World Record…

New: The Embassy Miami Wine Club, Miami Design District…

Fun Facts about Pop Corn…

The First International Journal of Food Design to debut in 2016…

The Incredible Edible Garden Party, Johnson & Wales, Sat.Nov.1

 

EATING OUT 

The District Miami, Buenavista, Miami; Basil Park, Sunny Isle; Beauty and the Feast, Fort Lauderdale; L’echon Brasserie at the Hilton Cabana Miami Beach…Oolite Restaurant & Bar, Miami Beach…

 

CELLAR

Celebrating 150 years of Vega Sicilia, Spain…

Drinking your wine and keeping it too with Greg Lambrecht’s Coravin…

Winemakers Bo and Heidi Barrett of Barrett & Barrett, Napa CA –  the superstars of the American wine world…

Gradis’ciutta, crisp, elegant, refreshing white wines from Collio…

Brancott Estate launches Flight Song,  Low Cal Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio, from Marlborough, New Zealand…

2012 Doña Paula Estate Black Edition Red Wine, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina. Well-structured, elegant Bordeaux blend belies its price…

 

 

TRAVEL     Chefs and scientists team up to make Janapese food even more delicious (Wash Post)…Rimini and the Gelato World Tour…

 

BEST BUYS  

Magnolia Ice cream: tropical fireworks!…Ergo Chef ergonomic knives and kitchen tongues, for easy cooking…The Vinturi Spirit Aerator: a must…  The VitaClay Multicooker: a modern organic cooker…

 

BOOKS In a Nutshell–Cooking and Baking with Nuts and Seeds by Cara Tannenbaum and Andrea Tutunjian; My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz; Olives, Lemons & Za’atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking. by  Chef Rawia Bishara of Tanooreen, Brooklyn, NYC ;   “Smashing Plates, Greek Flavors Redefined” by Chef Maria Elia…

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