Donna Reno

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Michael Schwartz's Genuine Potluck at Books and Books

    Trina Sargalski​View photos from Michael Schwartz's book signing at Books & Books here.Michael Schwartz made his first Miami appearance to promote his new cookbook, Michael's Genuine Food, on Saturday. Schwartz conversed with Sun-Sentinel food writer John Tanasychuk before a packed house at Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Chef Michael Schwartz Launches Cookbook With A Talk and A Potluck

    ​As we wrote yesterday, chef Michael Schwartz's cookbook -- Michael's Genuine Food -- is finally out. And Schwartz will make his first Miami appearance at Books & Books Coral Gables on Saturday, February 19 at 7 p.m. This isn't your average book signing, though. After a Q&A with the ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Slow Food Miami Nominates Hua Moa Banana for Ark of Taste

    Noel Ramos​Slow Food Miami has nominated the rare Hua Moa banana for the Slow Food USA Ark of Taste.  Just as the bible's Noah preserved and protected the animals in the tale of the flood, Slow Food seeks to save disappearing foods.  Fruits, vegetables, seafood, legumes, or rare heritage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Merrick House Slow Food Pie Picnic in Pictures

    Trina Sargalski​It was pie heaven at the Merrick House in Coral Gables this Saturday. About two dozen pies were submitted for the contest at the Slow Food Pie Picnic.Hedy Goldsmith, pastry chef at Michael's Genuine, was the Chief Justice of Pie. The other judges were: Ariana Kumpis (Ariana's Etiqu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Slow Food Miami Ingredients Screening

    ​Last night, Short Order was invited to attend the first East Coast screening of producer Brian Kimmel's most recent foray into the world of food cinematography with his film Ingredients. The feature length documentary takes a revealing look at the people in the forefront of movements to bring bac ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Slow Food Miami Presents Ingredients

    ​Slow Food Miami is hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary Ingredients this Thursday at Coral Gables Museum. This is the first screening on the East Coast. The film describes the farmers, chefs and the other dynamic people who are behind the movement to bring back sustainable food. D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Slow Food Miami Conference in People and Pictures

    Jackie SayetTHIapet!​Last night in an Upper East Side event space called the Coverings Showroom, Slow Food Miami's membership met for its annual conference.  With a musical booth buffet, orchestrated by Chef Kris Wessel of nearby Red Light Little River, the evening was less structured meeting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Save The Date: Cooking with Michelle Bernstein

    Mark Tuesday, March 10th in indelible ink and reserve now if you fancy the chance to cook with Miami star chef Michelle Bernstein: Bernstein will be demonstrating recipes from her new book Cuisine a Latina that night for a Miami Slow Food event sponsored by Whole Foods. In case you've had your head ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Miami's Slow Lamb

    Getting ready for a slooooow night. I managed to get the world's worst photos of the lovely Navajo Churro lamb dinner hosted by Slow Food Miami on Wednesday night at the Standard Hotel, so I'll have to rely on whatever powers of description I have left. The dinner was one of those events that takes ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008

    A Jackfruit a Day ...

    Exotic fruit, cooked slow at Fairchild.