Invasive species are destroying our wildlife and local habitats. The biggest reason these transported critters do such damage is that they have no natural predators in our environment, but is that really the case? We can't discount the predator of all predators: Humans! It's time to eat the enemy.
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There's nothing new about peer reviews. Many professions, most notably attorneys, scientists and physicians, frequently evaluate their peers in an effort to maintain a standard level of competence and acknowledge outstanding members of their field. With the publication of Best Chefs America, add che ... More >>
Screw fast food and all its unhealthy connotations. Slow food is where it's at. Such is the aim of Slow Food Miami, an organization dedicated to embracing local growers and artisan food producers who focus on fair pay, sustainability, and local produce. Each year, they host the swanky Snail of Appro ... More >>
Miami's culinary elite will come together Thursday evening, October 25, at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach for the 15th annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. with a special "meet the chefs" reception, sees chef chair Timon Balloo of Sugarcane Raw Bar ... More >>
Students all over the state are celebrating Florida School Breakfast Week, in which kids are encouraged to start their day with healthy chow.According to the Food Research and Action Center in Washington, D.C., children who eat a complete breakfast make fewer mistakes and work
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See also Matthieu Godard of db Bistro: Cooking From One Country to Another, Matthew Oetting of BLT Steak: From NYC to Miami and Julie Frans', of Essensia, San Diego Roots.
Miami and Las Vegas have a lot in common: decadence, scorching heat, monied patrons.
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See also, Transplant Chefs: Julie Frans', of Essensia, San Diego Roots.On August 16, a fragrant green garden, home to six different types of basil, four different types of mint and lemon verbena, balm and grass will serve as the palate-piquing starting point for a five-course, seasonal dinner highli ... More >>
For Miami Spice, some of Miami's top chefs are putting on cooking demonstrations around town durning the two month program -- even better, the demos are free and open to the public. Chefs from at least a dozen of Miami's best restaurants -- including Michael Aguilar of Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, Jorda ... More >>
See also Julie Frans' San Diego Roots and Matthew Oetting of BLT Steak: From NYC to MIA.As Miami makes its culinary mark, chefs of every stripe are making their way to the Magic City - and not just via other U.S. destinations. European talent is also finding its way to our sunny shores, lured by big ... More >>
See also Julie Frans's San Diego roots.Given our recent strides as a culinary destination, scores of outsider talent has been making its way to our burgeoning backyard. Transplanted from the kitchens of New York City, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Paris and elsewhere, talented folk are creating a host o ... More >>
Miami's become a fledgling gourmet city, and chefs de cuisine from across nation (and world) head to our sunny shores to join our foodie renaissance. Given that we've only recently come into our culinary own, it's no surprise that our restaurants are awash with these eager out-of-towners.These chefs ... More >>
This year's Sustainatopia, takes place April 19-25 throughout Miami. It is one of the largest events in the world for social, financial and environmental sustainability. Its founder, local John Rosser, said it is designed to educate and create global participation and collaboration for folks from al ... More >>
Walk through the Palms Hotel lobby and you'll find two large double doors at the end. They open onto a vast, dining terrace belonging to the restaurant, Essensia. Walk further down some stone steps, onto a pebble-covered pathway, and stroll past loads of lush foliage, peppered with tropical flow ... More >>