Slow Food International

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Eat Street Films Il Fiorentino at J. Wakefield (Photos)

    Cooking Channel's Eat Street was back in Miami, filming another season of the popular show that features food trucks and the chefs (and fans) that drive them to success. This past long weekend saw the show's crew at two major south Florida breweries to highlight a few chef-driven mobile eateries, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Brooklyn Brewery Tour Brings the Borough to Miami

    Brooklyn Brewery is taking a bit of the New York City borough with the most street cred on the road. What in hell does that mean, and how, exactly, do you bring Brooklyn to Miami, anyway? By delivering the best of Brooklyn's art, music, parties, culture, and (of course) beer to the Magic City. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Kitchen Kreative: Giorgio Rapicavoli Wins (Photos)

    At the inaugural Kitchen Kreative last night, guests indulged in ten courses and ten cocktails. Adrianne Calvo of Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar and Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House took over the kitchen at the Ritz-Carlton on South Beach. They kicked off the new, local cooking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Kitchen Kreative Pits Calvo and Rapicavoli Tomorrow

    Cooking competitions are always fun. They're all about heat, suspense, speed, and mystery ingredients. Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to get your fix on a regular basis. Kitchen Kreative, a monthly series benefitting Slow Food Miami, launches at 7 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Its firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Burger Beast Bares All: Largest Food Truck Event Ever on 4/20

    Ever wanted to be part of a Guinness World Record? How about making history while stuffing your face? The time has come my friends, prepare for battle. Tomorrow, April 20, at Magic City Casino, Burger Beast plans to break the record for "World's Largest Food Truck Event." Free admission? Yes. Free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Truck and Many More on Midtown Tracks for SoBeWFF

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. By the time 2012 was upon us, more than 100 food trucks were rolling around Greater Miami. It seemed only natural some of them should feed the gastrophilic masses of the Sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: The Six Best Events Featuring Miami Chefs

    If you haven't purchased your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we suggest breaking out the credit card because many of the more famous events, like Burger Bash, are sold out.Luckily, the four-day long festival is filled with seminars, dinners, and parties -- ensuring there's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces 2013 Food Truck Lineup

    Now that Art Basel is over, it's time to start focusing on the imminent arrival of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which takes over our fair city February 21-24, 2013.One of our favorite events last year was Trucks on the Beach, hosted by Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern. Last year's official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Five Extravagant Holiday Gifts for the Ultimate Food Lover

    There are certain extravagant holiday gifts that impress only because of their price tag -- particularly when it comes to shopping for the ultimate food lover. For these gift recipients, bottle openers and knife sets just won't do. The food-obsessed home cook would love an electric wine cellar or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Eat St. Filming Food Trucks in Miami

    Eat St., the fast-paced Cooking Channel show, is coming back to south Florida to film segments for season four of the show, which focuses on food trucks and their owners.The crew is flying in from Canada to film for nearly two weeks. According to the show's researcher, the most difficult part of his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Wynwood Street Food and Music Festival is a Go!

    A little over 24 hours before the Wynwood Street Food and Music Festival was set to start, organizer Richard Hales was waiting at the phone for word the event permit was granted. Hales told Short Order shortly after he heard that the City of Miami had put the seal of approval on the event that he fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    From Backyard to Table: Williams-Sonoma Now Sells Chicken Coops and Edible Gardens

    Williams-SonomaForget farm to table. Backyard to table is the next big thing. If you ever thought the car ride from the farmer's market to your dining table was too long, then I have great news. Williams-Sonoma announced last week it would sell chicken coops, beehives, edible gardens and even D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Homestead Al Gusto Challenges Food Trucks To Use Local Produce

    At Homestead Al Gusto, food trucks will cook with local produce​Though no one's going to accuse all food trucks of serving seriously health-conscious eats, many owners make an effort to use fresh and local ingredients.Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger owner Jack Garabedian, for instance, goes d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Short Order Presents Foodstock, One Night of Peas and Music

    ​Break out your love beads and appetite because Short Order is bringing you Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music in the Wynwood Arts District on November 12.Be prepared to rock out to live bands and DJs, shop for vintage clothing and arts and crafts and eat from 30 food trucks. Foodstock also co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Harold and Kumar Munchies Truck Coming to Miami; Food Trucks Tonight UPDATED

    Harold and Kumar via FacebookHarold and Kumar's Munchies truck is coming to Miami​White Castle obsessed Harold and Kumar are celebrating the pre-release of their new movie, A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas by rolling out to college campuses in their very own munchie truck.The truck is set t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    SBWFF Trucks on the Beach List Announced; Food Trucks Tonight

    Stocked and LoadedStocked and Loaded is one of the trucks chosen for the 2012 SBWFF closing party.​Trucks on the Beach, the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's new closing party, has announced its food truck roster. Though the Miami food truck scene has close to 100 trucks serving street f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Mojo On The Go: Gator Tail on a Truck at Tropical Park

    Mojo on the GoMojo on the Go: They've got their mojo working​Food truck roundups can be confused with tailgate parties...there's food served off a vehicle, people are eating outside, and there's generally a lot of casual laughter and dining with friends.  But if you went searching for actual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Bay, Beer, Trains and Freaks: Food Trucks This Weekend

    ​Name your poison this weekend, because food trucks are out to serve you a side of entertainment with your street food.This weekend's food truck roundups offer high entertainment value with little out of pocket expense. Choose from viewing a beautiful sunset on the bay, hanging out in an antique r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Palate Party Resumes Service at Tropical Park Tonight

    Palate PartyChef Robyn Almodovar resumes service at Palate Party.​Last week, Short Order reported that chef Robyn Almodovar, owner of Palate Party, was airlifted to the hospital after being burned in a propane accident on her food truck. Almodovar assured us that although she suffered facial burns ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Food Truck Documentary Filming at BTTR Tonight

    CheeseMe will serve at BTTR tonight.​Miami-based Digital Decaf will film a segment of its documentary about food trucks tonight at BTTR. The company has been filming food trucks all over Miami for the past few months. Their goal is to capture the history of the food truck scene in Miami, as well a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Star Wars Release Party at Food Truck Roundup Tonight

    Dress like this at the food truck roundup and you'll probably get some attention...​You know how the story starts: "A long time ago at a food truck invasion far, far away ...." At least that's the story tonight when Tamiami Park hosts a Star Wars themed food truck roundup to celebrate the Blu-Ray ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Richard Hales: Sakaya to Expand in October Downtown; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Riki AltmanRichard Hales is expanding his brand once again.​Since its opening, Sakaya Kitchen's always been treated as a legit restaurant, despite the little storefront location. Perhaps because of the Korean-inspired Asian cuisine, reviewers believed chef/owner Richard Hales knew exactly what he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Keep Cool With These Icy Food Truck Treats

    Snow CapsThat's one way to beat the Miami heat.​Walking a block from the car to lunch yesterday, we were hit with a furnace of hot air. Back in the car, the thermometer hit 100 degrees. It's August and it's muy caliente in Miami. If you're like us, you need something to cool you down. Luckily, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Hales Expands His Empire; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Dim Ssäm à Gogo, Hales's first food truck, is set to make new friends.​Since opening Sakaya Kitchen in December 2009, chef/entrepreneur Richard Hales has made quite a name for himself. The restaurant won numerous awards and accolades including Best Healthful Fast Food by New Times and one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    The Cheese Steak Gourmet, Hold the Whiz at Hard Rock Tonight

    The Cheese Steak GourmetThe Cheese Steak Gourmet: all good without the Whiz.​In Philadelphia, cheesesteaks are serious business. People have their favorite cheesesteak palaces, most of which are open 24 hours. An hourlong wait is not uncommon at rival cheesesteak emporiums Pat's and Geno's -- both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Eats at Food Truck With Michael Schwartz

    Anthony Bourdain films and eats at Tropical Park.​We had another Bourdain sighting in town yesterday. Despite the 24 Hour Layover's production team trying to hide filming locations, the Twitterverse exploded with Bourdain's whereabouts. Seems as though Bourdain was on a boat yesterday, cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Clarabelle's Cupcakes Offers New Cool Summer Flavors, Try Some at BTTR

    Clarabelle's Cupcakes is offering new summer flavorsNo one will disagree that we've officially entered the unbearable phase of the Miami summer. With temperatures in the 90s and humidity in the same percentage, we need something frosty to eat. Clarabelle's Cupcakes has come up with a line of " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    GastroPod Pop-Up Features Dave Arnold's Molecular Cocktails (Updated)

    Will Dave Arnold bring his liquid nitrogen? We hope so!​Tonight Jeremiah Bullfrog will turn gastroPod into a pop-up molecular gastropub. (Yes, we hate the word gastropub too, but in this case it fits.) Details are all very hush-hush (including the location), but judging by the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Cooking Channel's Eat Street Returns to Miami Food Trucks: Be On The Show

    Cooking Channel Eat Street's James Cunningham is coming back to Miami​Eat Street, the Cooking Channel show that features host James Cunningham chomping his way through America's food truck scene, will feature The Fish Box on television tonight. The episode airs at 8:00 p.m. and again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Food Truck Rally To Benefit Florida Heart Research Institute

    Miami Science Museum Food trucks are rallying at Miami Science Museum.​Food truck favorites will gather tonight at the Miami Science Museum to raise funds for the Florida Heart Research Institute. Ten percent of all proceeds from tonight's rally will benefit the FHRI. The event is part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Best of Miami Food Truck Rally This Saturday, Food Truck Roundups This Weekend

    Photo by Michael McElroy trucks!​​To celebrate their amazing wins, the Best of Miami food trucks are holding a rally Saturday, June 18 in Wynwood. The invitation-only roster features all the food trucks that won a category in our Miami New Times Best of Miami 2011: The R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Mac'n Truck is All Vegan; T.O.W. Finds a New Home UPDATED

    Vegan food truck Mac'n is rolling out tonight​Mac'n, Miami's first all-vegan food truck is finally set to roll out tonight. You may recall the Miami New Times reporting back in February that truck hopefuls Francesca Lacuesta and Mark Jennings were trying to raise capital to refurbish their t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Food Trucks Scout Broward After Miami-Dade Ruling; Check Cauley and Kendall Roundups

    Yellow Submarine will be at Cauley Square tonight.​For months, people in Broward and Palm Beach counties have been complaining that they have to drive to Miami-Dade for their food truck fix. While many owners actually make their base in Broward and Palm Beach (Slow Food Truck and Nacho Bizne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Dog Eat Dog at Totally Truckin' Thursdays: New Location With Beer Pong

    Dog Eat Dog, the new all-dog truck rolls out tonight at TTT​Totally Truckin' Thursdays rolls into its new home tonight in a big way. TTT will instantly become one of the larger rallies tonight as 40 food trucks serve dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Century Marketplace on NW Eighth Street and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Che Grill Serves up Argentinian Cuisine at BTTR Tonight

    Che Grill Look for the friendly cow on the side of the Che Grill truck.​Reading the Che Grill menu is like walking into a small bistro in Buenos Aires. In fact, you half expect to hear the strains of a tango as you decide what to order. Argentinian food is all about the meat and Che Grill s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    New Haulover Marina Truck Meetup: Boaters and Beachgoers Can Enjoy Food Trucks

    Boaters at Haulover Marina patiently wait for tacos.​Jack Garabedian of Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger is catering to a brand new audience with his Food Trucks on the Wharf at Haulover. The roundup, to be located at Haulover Marina in Bal Harbour, will feature the usual mix of ethnic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Latin Burger's Jim Heins Backs Project Vacant Streets; BTTR Lineup for This Evening

    Latin Burger's Jim Heins paying it forward.About 150 people gathered at the University of Miami yesterday to watch the commencement ceremony of the latest Project Vacant Streets class, and Jim Heins of Latin Burger was on hand to provide a case study of his success with the program. Project V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Latin Burger Breaks Down, Weekend Truck Tracker

    Jim Heins Where the f**k are the Road Rangers?​Latin Burger's Jim Heins rolls with the punches, literally. The Latin Burger truck broke down right in the middle of the intersection of I-95 and I-395. Instead of throwing a fit about wasted revenue, Heins took out his camera, shot a pho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Tonight: Seriously Organic Brings Florida Meat, Cheese & Produce To BTTR

    ​This evening at the Biscayne Triangle Truck Round-up look for a different kind of vehicle. Seriously Organic, a foraging company that launched last summer with the mission of connecting farmers to chefs and consumers, will bring its refrigerated truck to the gathering. It will be packed with fres ... 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

    January 31, 2011

    A New Local Website Hopes to Compile Food Truck Locations Nationwide

    Photo by​More food truck mania on the web! (Don't expect it to stop any time soon.) So, what to do if, even though you're following all your favorite trucks on Twitter, you don't get to stay logged in all day for the scoop? How about a website that conveniently lists the day's ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Weekly Pinecrest Food Truck Rally Continues Tonight Sans GFTA

    photo via Miso Hungry's FacebookThe Miso Hungry truck organized tonight's rally with My Wing Commander. ​When the city's most popular food trucks started disavowing the now-defunct Gourmet Food Truck Association last week, the reaction from customers was mostly confusion. What exactly was it, anyw ... More >>

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    January 6, 2011
  • 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 30, 2010

    Blog Watch: Mamita Linda, Rare Bananas and Choripan

    via Burger BeastMamita Linda truck.​It's been a while since we brought you the best of the blogosphere. You forgive us, right? Right? Here's what you missed last week around the interwebs. Yet another food truck hits the streets: Mamita Linda [Burger Beast] Miami blogger will soon part ways with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Interview with Chefs Justin and Norman Van Aken, Part Two

    Photo by Riki AltmanThe Van Aken legacy continues...​Here's Part Three of our interview with the Van Akens. You can read the first part of the interview here and get Norman's recipe for sea bass ceviche here.New Times: Was the farm-to-table concept totally absent from your consciousness, Chef Norm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Interview With Erik Peters, Club Med's Corporate Chef, Founder of the Club Med Wine & Food Festival

    Erik Peters​Erik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003
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