Hani Khouri

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    January 8, 2014

    Outstanding in the Field Returns to Paradise Farms Next Week

    The farm-to-table movement hasn't lost steam, and that might be owed in part to Outstanding in the Field (OITF), an organization that turns the concept on its head with a table-to-farm approach. Touring the country by hosting dinners on different farms, OITF calls itself "a roving culinary adventur ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: 'Twas the Weekend Before Christmas

    This is it, boys and girls. Last call for shopping, holiday parties, and meeting friends for eggnog before Christmas morning is upon us. So, you can either make snow angels for two hours, then go ice skating, eat a whole roll of toll house cookie dough, then snuggle... or you can enjoy a holiday br ... More >>

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    December 11, 2013

    Grove Green Market: Dragon Fruit, Emu Eggs, and Live Music

    Last week's inaugural Grove Green Market, which pops up every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Coconut Grove Playhouse parking lot, attracted an eclectic group of local vendors and farmers offering everything from home made ice cream from Roc Kat to Hani Khouri's fresh goat cheese. See al ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Saffron Supper Club's Night in Jerusalem: Didactic Dining (PHOTOS)

    There's a verse in the Babylonian Talmud that goes something like this: When friends take leave of each other, it's best that they teach each other something, so that when they see each other next time, they remember what they've learned, and when they remember what they've learned, they will think ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Greening Up: An Important Video on South Florida's Young Farmers

    David Laws thinks organic farming is almost like civil disobedience. "Organic farming is by definition against the grain," says Laws, the farmer behind Treehugger Farms in Davie. "There's a huge monstrous, mechanized market out there that's really out to stop all that we are doing. But things are ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Pinecrest Gardens Green Market: Hand-Crafted Local Foods (Photos)

    Pinecrest Gardens' Green Market is one of the few of its ilk that runs year-round. Though the market offers local fruits, vegetables, honey, and baked goods during the slow summer months, it gets into full-swing around now. Read also: - Pinecrest Gardens: Holiday Shopping at the Farmers MarketWe too ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Outstanding in the Field at Hani's Mediterranean Organics Recap (Photos & Audio)

    ​This past Friday Outstanding in the Field made its way down to the Redland to honor goat farmer Hani Khouri, of Hani's Mediterranean Organics.Outstanding in the Field is known for selecting farmers who produce the highest quality products.Chef Alex Pinero of Sustain was the honored chef of the ni ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Alejandro Pinero to Cook Hani Khouri Bigtime Feast Friday, Cost: $190

    ​Local international businessman turned goat farmer Hani Khouri. is being recognized by a group called Outstanding in the Field. (We hinted about this last November.) The group recognizes hard-working farmers who produce crops and/or products of the highest caliber. They honor their chosen farmers ... More >>

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    November 16, 2011

    Outstanding in the Field Plans Big Eats at Hani Khouri's Farm

    Jeremy Fenske​Come January 6, a group called Outstanding in the Field, in cahoots with chef Alejandro Pinero of Sustain Restaurant Bar and farmer Hani Khouri, will hold one of its sensational outdoor farm dinners at Hani's Mediterranean Organics in the Redlands. I spoke with founding chef Jim De ... More >>

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    October 24, 2011

    Pumpkins, Seedlings and Beer at Fairchild's Edible Garden Festival (Photos)

    ​People strolled through Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's Edible Garden Festival this past Saturday and Sunday to be entertained and informed about planting their own gardens.There was something for everyone. Kids got to pick their favorite pumpkin, adults sampled fall beers and ciders, and eve ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    The Dutch's Andrew Carmellini Gets Busy With Book, Today Show Appearance

    Noah FecksAndrew Carmellini is one busy man.​Andrew Carmellini has a lot on his plate, so to speak.  In between trips to Miami to oversee the build-out of his SoBe outpost of The Dutch and visit local farms like Teena's Pride and Paradise Farms, Carmellini is going on Today to plug his cookbo ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011
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    January 11, 2011

    Now Open: Green Table Artisan Kitchen & Bistro

    Paula NiñoGuacamole with radishes and baked cumin tortilla​Green Table Artisan Kitchen & Bistro opened its doors to the public yesterday in the small space that Whisk Gourmet called its home for several years. As we wrote in November, owner Monica Rios created a menu using mostly local and or ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Fairchild's Edible Garden Festival Teaches Sustainability

    Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden​October 23 will mark the third year of the Edible Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. The festivities last from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will continue the same time the following Sunday."'Going green' has become more and more popular each year ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Hani's Organic Cheeses and His Fried Haloumi

    ​Hani Khouri did not grow up on a farm, yet today he looks right at home herding his 17 Nubian goats with the shepherd hook he carries. You would never know that three years ago, Hani and his wife Maria Lee led the life of expats residing in places such as Brazil, Saudia Arabia, Dubai, and Austria ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    Fourth of July Ice Cream and Pie at Bee Heaven Farm

    Photo by Jennie Robinson ​Forget the burgers this Fourth of July. Start your day with a tasting of locally made, tropical-fruit-flavored ice creams out at Bee Heaven Farm. July is, after all, National Ice Cream Month.We're talking white sapote, lychee, passion fruit, mamey, South Florida pea ... More >>

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    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 >>