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    May 7, 2014

    Camana Bay in Grand Cayman: Miami Connections, Local Flavors

    Just about an hour's flight from Miami lies Grand Cayman, the largest of three islands that make up the Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman is best known for two things -- beautiful beaches and international banking. The island, filled with pristine hotels and condos lining the sugar sands of Seven Mile Be ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Artisanal Fair at the Wolfsonian: Local Produce, Crafted Foods

    It is said that at first we eat with our eyes. Which has to explain the painstaking detail that some chefs take to make a pastry or dish absolutely gorgeous when they know the final result of their labors results in the annihilation of that object by way of mastication. Miami has its share of beaut ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Free Beer, Barbecue, and Mezcal

    This weekend is all about getting your freebies on. The only thing that tastes better than the most expensive caviar is the most expensive caviar when it's given to you for free -- amiright? For the next few days, enjoy free suds at Gramps, free barbecue from Sparky's Roadside Barbecue, free Mezcal ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Olive Oil From Frantoia to Lucini. What's Your Favorite?

    The first step in building a well-stocked pantry is selecting a good extra virgin olive oil. I've taken this step several times, thus leading to an over-stocked pantry. See also: - Buy Good Olive Oil: Cold Pressed, Extra Virgin, and Organic Are Only The Start In my cupboard, next to the oddball w ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Edible Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden This Weekend

    It's not fall in Miami until Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden hosts its annual edible garden festival and scarecrow contest.Read Also: Slow Food Miami Hosting Pies & Thighs Pie Contest & PicnicThe two-day family event features a host of talks, lectures, and garden tours that will show you h ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012

    NRDC: Americans Waste 40 Percent of Their Food, Up to $189 a Month

    Last week, The National Resources Defense Council (NDRC) released a report showing that 40 percent of food in the United States is tossed out. This totals $165 billion a year -- which breaks down to $112 to $189 per month for a family of four. The report shows food waste occurs at every stage o ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Take a Bite Out of Crime at National Night Out at BTTR

    In addition to the usual taco or meatball hero, the good truckers at BTTR are inviting you to take a bite out of crime this evening, when the City of North Miami and Johnson & Wales University hosts National Night Out.Every year, thousands of communities around the United States and Canada hold ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Second Saturday Street Food Fest at Wynwood: Bigger and Better

    ​Your second Saturday of the month just got bigger and better, thanks to Sakaya Kitchen and Dim Ssäm à gogo's Richard Hales.Hales, organizer of the monthly food truck roundup in Wynwood during the neighborhood's second Saturdays art walk, has decided to up the ante of the event, bringing live mu ... More >>

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    February 6, 2012

    Valentine's Day Dinner at Paradise Farms

    "We've done something really special for everyone and we know that this is going to be a memorable occassion"

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    November 28, 2011

    Art Basel Food Guide: Food Trucks

    ​Art Basel is coming to town, turning the entire city into a roving band of art connoisseurs. Each year, we travel to pop-up art galleries and tents filled with shards of broken glass, painted bananas, interactive tunnels, and sometimes even the occasional paint-on-canvas.Pondering all this art ge ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music (Photos)

    All photos by Laine DossMac n' Food Truck serves vegan treats at Foodstock.​Short Order's Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music must have been blessed by the gods, because the weather was perfect for dining under the stars.Thousands of people flocked to Foodstock at the Wynwood Arts District to l ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Foodstock is Tomorrow: Weekend Truck Tracker

    ​Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music is tomorrow, so break our the love beads, your suede fringe jacket and get ready for an evening of great street food from 30 of your favorite trucks. In addition, Foodstock will feature vintage wearables, crafts, and art for sale, a DJ spinning tunes and liv ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Foodstock: One Night Of Peas and Music Food Truck Roster Announced

    HippyHoundDogAll decked out for Foodstock​This past weekend we set back the clock one hour. This coming weekend, we're setting the clock back even farther ... to 1969, a time when hippies chanted "make love, not war," traded love beads and ate street food. Let's put it this way, hippies were the ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Overload Extreme Street Food: Consume Mass Quantities at Tropical Park

    Overload Extreme Street Food via FacebookOverload Extreme Street Food -- wear stretchy pants.​There are two schools of thought in the eating game.On the one hand, there are the people who want to eat clean and healthfully. Thinking of their bodies as temples, they look for buzzwords like organic, ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    B.C. Tacos Beats Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger at Iron Fork

    All photos by Laine DossChefs from Jefe's Original Fish Taco and B.C. Tacos pose with moderator Allen Susser​B.C. Tacos beat out Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger in last night's Fighting Food Truck's Taco Tangle at the Miami New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in Miam ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Bite GastroTruck Serves Award-Winning Burgers at Seminole Hard Rock Tonight

    ​There's no dearth of food trucks on the Miami scene selling burgers, true, but there's always room for one that sells award-winning burgers.That's the thinking behind chef Ron Kerr's foray into the food truck business. The chef at Georgie's Alibi, the Wilton Manors pub/lounge, is debuting his bra ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Palate Party Food Truck Owner in Accident; Weekend Truck Tracker

    Palate PartyPalate Party owner and chef Robyn Almodovar was airlifted to Broward General Hospital, then Jackson Memorial Hospital after an accident on her Palate Party truck left her with burns to her face.​We spoke with chef Almodovar, who was released from the hospital yesterday evening. " ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Food Trucks Benefit Angels & Warriors Tonight

    Sugar Yummy Mama will sell cake pops tonight.There's another food truck benefit tonight, so if you're hankering to get out of the house, why not help children with cancer in the process?A food truck fundraiser to benefit Angels & Warriors will be held tonight at the Holiday Inn Express &am ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Burger Beast Announces Award Nominees; Food Trucks at Wynwood and 9/11 Memorials

    Sugar Rush is a Burgie Award nominee for best food truck.​The Burger Beast announced the nominees for his annual Burgie Awards. Voting begins Monday, September 19 on his website and the winners will be announced at the 2011 Burgies event in early November. Here's the list of food truck nominees (f ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Yo Mama Paella & Seafood Is a Bounty of the Sea; Trucks at BTTR, Tropical Park

    Yo Mama Paella & SeafoodYo Mama Paella & Seafood's colorful sea creatures beckon you to eat them.​If you can get past all of the "yo mama" jokes on the truck and on Yo Mama's Twitter page, you'll discover fresh, inexpensive seafood with Caribbean influences. The truck looks like a poster f ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Food Truck Fundraiser for Local Hialeah Boy Tonight at Westland Mall

    Courtesy Foodcart USAFood truck fundraiser tonight will benefit seven-year-old Orly Salvat​Food Cart USA is sponsoring a food truck fundraising event at Westland Mall tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. to benefit a local boy fighting Stage Three Burkett's Lymphoma, a rare and aggressive cancer.Orly Salvat, ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Eat With the Heat Food Truck Rally Tomorrow; Food Trucks Tonight

    David AlvarezWe just thought you'd like to look at these Heat dancers.​You're invited to Eat With the Heat tomorrow, August 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as part of a monthly lunchtime roundup that was just announced. This is the first of a series of monthly roundups that will be hosted by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Open Call: TEDxManhattan Challenge

    ​Are you a food activist? Have you done any of the following?:Started a farmer's marketDeveloped a cooking class at your child's school Created a Food Policy Council in your cityStarted a garden at a senior centerThen continue reading.Extra, extra, read all about it! TEDxManhattan is holding an op ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Will Tropical Storm Emily Affect Food Trucks? Eat Tonight, Just in Case

    NOAAWill 2011's first Tropical Storm wreck havoc on food truck Fridays?​Tropical Storm Emily is moving northwest and close to making landfall on Haiti and Dominican Republic. Though the latest projection by the National Hurricane Service has Miami just outside the "cone of death", food truck owner ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Burger Beast Wednesdays at Tobacco Road; Food Trucks Tonight

    Tobacco Road Burger Beast is holding court at Tobacco Road on Wednesdays.​Burger Beast is out and about again. One of Miami's first food truck devotees, the Beast is still heavily involved in the scene (we told you about his food truck tracker app in the works), but now he's moving inside - ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Trojan's Good Vibrations "Food Truck" Hitting Roundups In New York City

    Trojan The Trojan Good Vibrations truck - not selling weiners....​At Miami food truck roundups you can find most anything from tacos to snow cones. But the one thing New York food truck roundups have over us this weekend -- besides scorching heat waves and lots of pigeons -- is free sex toy ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    Cool Off With Lemon Man; Weekend Truck Roundup Listings

    Lemon Man Let the Lemon Man cool you off with his famous frozen lemonade.​If you're from the Northeast, you're probably familiar with Del's Frozen Lemonade. Del's began serving frozen lemonade in Rhode Island in 1948, but the recipe dates back to 1840 in Naples, Italy. Del's Frozen Lemonade ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Meatballs and Etc. Serves All Kinds of Balls, Weekend Roundups

    Ahmet Karaca Meatballs and Etc. serves balls...lots of balls.​Ahmet Karaca, has expanded and divested his food truck empire. His truck Happy Greek/Chef on 4 Wheels, which serves Greek favorites, has had so much success since its February start, he's recently launched a new truck concept, Me ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Latin House Grill Celebrating Anniversary With All-You-Can-Eat Special

    Latin House Grill is having a party​Latin House Grill has two reasons to celebrate tonight. It's their first anniversary, and they are launching a second truck, LH2. As with most birthdays, los grilleros are throwing a party and inviting everyone. At the Tropical Park food truck roundup to ... More >>

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    July 1, 2011

    Tamiami and Palmetto Bay: Food Trucks and Fireworks for the Long Weekend

    Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce Fireworks over Peacock Park​No matter what form of entertainment you're into this long holiday weekend, you'll find food trucks to suit you. Take the kids for an outing to see classic trains at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum on Saturday or hit Haulover Bea ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Win a $120,000 Food Truck! Buy a Ticket and Enter the Raffle

    Are you feeling lucky?​If you've been going to some of Miami's food truck roundups with a wistful gleam in your eye and dreams of being the next big food truck sensation, this could be your lucky day. Burger Beast tipped us off that Tania Ramirez of Food Truck U.S.A. is raffling off a food t ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Manila Rice Serves Secret Menu Item, Exotic Food At BTTR Tonight

    Manila Rice ​If you've been kvetching about the same old, same old night after night, we hear you. Everyone lapses into "food boredom" now and then. If eating the same food all the time has gotten you down, you might want to visit Manila Rice at BTTR tonight for some more-than-authentic Fili ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Trucks on Eat Street, In Person at BTTR Tonight

    The Yellow Submarine will be featured on The Cooking Channel's Eat Street​Eat Street, the new show about food trucks across America, premieres tonight at 8 p.m. on the Cooking Channel. Comedian James Cunningham travels throughout the U.S. in search of the most interesting food trucks. Whil ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    BTTR Tonight: The Chill Stop Cools Miami Via Italian Ices

    The Chill Stop Chillin' out with some Italian ices.Miami's brutal summers are just around the corner. Unless you're planning a cruise to Alaska, you'll need to figure out some creative ways to keep cool. Enter John and Tessi from the Chill Stop, a new, all-natural mobile Italian ice company ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    The Flying Saucer Debuts At Street Food Fridays: Friday's Truck Schedule

    The Flying Saucer The Flying Saucer lands at street Food Friday today ​The Flying Saucer lands at Street Food Friday today in time for lunch. The "saucer" is named for the 25 different sauces available on the truck - all made from scratch! The sauces will be available on Flying Saucer' ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Food Trucks Celebrate St. Paddy's at Tobacco Road

    ​Brickell is turning out to be the hub for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Tobacco Road will host more than 20 food trucks and vendors this Thursday during the Brickell Shamrock Festival.The bar will serve green beer, and a live band and DJ will keep the party going.Participating trucks include th ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Tango Grill Debuts at Tonight's Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup

    Laine Doss Guiseppe's Italian Sausage​Some food truck roundups have been switched around so much they feel like a floating poker game, but the Biscayne Triangle Truckers Roundup, or BTTR, keeps going strong. Located at NE 127th Street and Biscayne Boulevard (adjacent to Johnson & Wales ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Tonight at Johnson & Wales

    Purple People eatery has Mac 'n' Jack.​If the Beatles were still around, we bet they'd be singing "I'm Back in the BTTR," instead of that other song because the Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup is tonight, and it's featuring more than 25 food trucks, live music, free parking and porta-potties ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Tamiami Truckers Food Court Tonight at Lexus of West Kendall

    Laine Doss Kevin Gleizes ​If you think food truck roundups are a passing craze, take a drive over to the Tamiami Truckers Food Court tomorrow evening and see for yourself the future for food trucks in Miami. It looks freaking peachy keen. More than 40 food trucks will converge on the Lexus ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    Biscayne Plaza and Triangle Food Truck Roundups in Miami Tonight

    Laine Doss Miso Hungry will be at the Biscayne Triangle Roundup tonight.​Food Truck fans have their choice of two roundups in Miami this evening. One location even offers cheap booze and bathrooms. The Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Head over to the American Legion Post #29 at 6445 NE 7th ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Whistle Stop Food Truck Rodeo at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum

    ​Some of Miami's most popular food trucks will be tooting their horns at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum this Saturday. The museum, dedicated to preserving the history of trains in Florida, will be hosting an event featuring mobile meals and free admission February 5. Not only will the food trucks ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Blog Watch: More Food Trucks and Nose to Tail

    via Burger Beast​Last week in South Florida food blogs ...Redland Rambles writes about planting at Bee Heaven Farm.The food trucks keep popping up: Slow Food Truck over at Burger Beast.Snout to tail at The Genuine Kitchen.Food for Thought takes us to Restaurante Arzak in Spain.Kids can learn how t ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Noisy Sun Chip Bags and Rare Bananas

    Trina Sargalski​This week in Short Order ...Are those Sun Chip bags really that noisy?Chef Paula Da Silva talks about her new job at 1500 Degrees RestaurantWho has the best bandeja paisa?David New of Ability Explosion talks madeleines and dining in the dark.Food writing luminaries are headed to Ke ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Wynwood Kitchen & Bar, DB Bistro Moderne, and Biltmore Boot Camp

    Martha Cooper​Last week in Short Order ...Le Kabob serves good food in BrickellSlow Food Miami throws a pie picnic.Sardinia Enoteca is overrated. Agree or disagree? Weigh in.Get a peek at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar, part one and part two.Love the sounds of Raffa & Rainer? Lead singer Raffa Jo H ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Blog Watch: Food Trucks, Tostones and Sweets

    via Sugar CaveHedy Goldsmith's cookies​Food for Thought reviews Dim Ssam a Go Go and Jefe's Original.Kitchen Interviews builds a meal around Vietnamese prawn crackers.Tostones! Get a recipe by chef Michael Schwartz at The Genuine Kitchen.Foodalogue throws an African-themed dinner party.Redland Ram ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Weekend Blog Watch: Buy Local, The Good Life, Topless Photo, Smoked Out

    Jacob KatelStay tuned....tomorrow Short Order goes Behind The Line at Gibraltar on Grove Isle.​It's been too long since we've highlighted recent posts from other local food blogs, eons in web time, so here's a roundup from just some of Short Order's many contemporaries.New farmers market in the he ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    Two Slow Food Event Reminders

    Tonight (Tuesday Feb. 17) from 5:30 to 7:30, Chef Michael Wagner and Slow Foods Glades to Coast team up for A Slow Winter's Night at Lola's on Harrison, where they'll be hosting a mini mixology workshop (and yes, you get to drink the exhibits). Wagner and his team will be mixing locavore cocktails w ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    Speaking of Stone Crabs....

    Evidently I'm not the only one fantasizing about Stone Crab claws the size of baseball mitts. Slow Food Miami, in conjunction with Friends of the Everglades, is planning an event Saturday January 31st that ought to help sate your desire, at least temporarily, for things that scuttle sideways: The ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Slow Foods Glades to Coast Dinner at Cafe Boulud

    (sturgeon: It's what's for dinner)The Slow Foods Glades to Coast Chapter, which covers roughly the Palm Beach and Broward areas, is hosting a 5-course Growers' Discovery gourmet dinner at Cafe Boulud in Palm Beach this Thursday, December 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The dinner, overseen by chef Zach B ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008

    A Jackfruit a Day ...

    Exotic fruit, cooked slow at Fairchild.

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