The sun was setting and there was a chill in the air as we walked through the gates of Paradise Farms in Homestead. A sign reading "Welcome. Please No Meat or Cigarettes" greeted us as we meandered through a fragrant path filled with the sounds of birds, bees, and crickets. Paradise Farms is well na ... More >>
An entire week of nearly-perfect can only be topped by one thing: A weekend in the Redlands.
Now, before you write off South Florida's farmlands, remember this: There is barbecue down there. The weather won't get any better. While you're there, you can pick up local vegetables for the week.
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When it comes to cuisine, aesthetic appeal is half (or 1/4 of) the battle, just ask the Iron Chefs. And what's more aesthetically appealing than a delicate flower? Luckily, there are plenty of beautiful blossoms you can actually eat.
Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms is the local expert on edible ... More >>
Earth Day is this coming Sunday, but today chefs at the seafood restaurant Area 31 at the Epic Hotel funnel their inner chi to a dedicated, limited-time only Earth Day menu with local ingredients. The
menu was designed by chef Michael Riedt and and the idea behind it is
to reduce overall energy co ... More >>
For all you people full of local agricultural love there are a few must go events this weekend.First up is chef Jonathan Gambino, owner of the Three Sisters Farm. He is beta testing private farm dinners on the weekends, for $50 per person. As of today, you can book your own dinner at Three Sister ... More >>
Anaïs AlexandreOyster hors d'ouevresParadise Farms in Homestead hosts a series of dinners (and now brunches and learning lunches too!) every year around December. Short Order attended the first Dinner in Paradise of the new season. The chefs du jour were Chef Frederick Delaire, Chef Jason Prevatt o ... More >>
Courtesy Gabriele Marewski
Miami Dade College's Miami Culinary Institute will soon welcome some new buds into its kitchen.
On July 14, the MCI will host the grand opening of its organic garden, where every plant will provide edible fruits, berries, herbs, or even flowers. These crops ... More >>
Timon Balloo headlines the first Dinner in ParadiseParadise Farms Organic, under the elegant auspices of Gabriele Marewski, starts up another season of Dinners in Paradise. First lavish outdoor organic meal takes place December 12 with a chef lineup of Sugarcane's Timon Balloo, River Oyster Bar's ... More >>
Lee KleinThe last lychees, and they're mine, mine, mine. Sort of.July 4th weekend traditionally signals the end of lychee season. Earlier this week, my wife snared a bag of the last of lovely Paradise Farms' Sweet Heart lychees. More to the point: Gabriele Marewski, bless her sweet heart, kn ... More >>
Jacob KatelA lazy Sunday lunch at Paradise Farms in South Dade.Dinner in Paradise is a celebration of gourmet farm dining and was created in 2005 by Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms and chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink.The $165.50 cost of each dinner (there will ... More >>
Jacob KatelGabriele Marewski pledges allegiance to the green.Paradise Farms is a premiere South Florida grower of specialty produce, certified organic micro-greens and edible flowers for the local restaurant industry. Gabriele Marewski is the head of the farm and is hosting a series of "lazy Sund ... More >>
Maybe we can mix some jackfruit into Yani's cat foodI was hanging out at The Standard the other day, and in the lobby encountered Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms -- she sells her organic produce to the Standard's Lido Restaurant. Gabriele graciously offered me a jackfruit to take home. I beli ... More >>
Jacob Katel The Ritz Carlton South Beach's DiLido Beach Club (One Lincoln Road) is an oceanfront restaurant that serves food inspired by South Mediterranean and North African cuisine. Top Chef Jeff McInnis runs the kitchen. He is shown above filling up on liquid nitrogen. What could he possibly n ... More >>
The final two outdoor, organic, paradisiacal dinners of 2009 take place this month. The groovy gastronomic get-togethers down at Gabriele Marewski's Paradise Farms always bring great food and wine (from Stacole Fine Wines). Fellow diners tend to be in amiable, festive spirits, and the setting is sim ... More >>