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    July 29, 2014

    Whole Foods Hosts Summer Salads Class: Make Raw 'Seasar' with 'Parm' (Recipe)

    Summer is all about salads; hot salads, cold salads, fruity salads; salads made with crisp, verdant lettuce and rainbow-hued veggies; delicious, fresh, bikini-friendly salads. Perfect food for a hot summer day. And as part of their July It's Alive! Raw Meal series, Whole Foods South Beach is hostin ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    Make Super Easy Vegan Coleslaw for Fourth of July (Recipe)

    T-minus 24 hours until Fourth of July festivities kick off. And shiiiiiiit, you totally forgot about the vegan dish you promised to dole out at your neighbor's hipster barbecue. Considering the contents of your fridge (some sad-looking celery and a bottle of ketchup), this might present a problem. ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: SOBEWFF, Eats and Beats, and Brunch for a Better World

    The world culinary spotlight is trained on Miami this weekend as the South Beach Wine and Food Festival takes over most of our city. With dozens of celebrity chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Rachael Ray, Eric Ripert, Geoffrey Zakarian, and April Bloomfield cooking for us and posing for countless picture ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Groove Cruise Kick-Off Party at Haven Tonight: $25 for Three Courses

    Living in Miami, you've probably already heard of Groove Cruise. But if you're unfamiliar, here's the scoop: It's the "world's largest floating dance festival" that sails from Miami to Cozumel. And the crazy party is happening this weekend. To kick-off the festivities, and offer people the best fo ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Whole Foods Hosts Speed Dating Event Before Valentine's Day

    If you're dreading spending yet another Valentine's Day alone with Netflix, binge-watching rom-coms, and crying, you've still got a couple weeks to secure a significant other. And at Whole Foods Coral Gables' "Lettuce Connect" speed-dating on February 6th, you'll have the chance to answer cutesy q ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013

    Hampton Creek Foods Seeks to Replace Eggs With Plants

    Fast forward a couple years, and it's likely that those scrambled eggs you eat every morning will have grown in a garden instead of a chicken's lady parts. That's thanks to Hampton Creek Foods, a food tech company that's revolutionizing the egg industry with their plant-based substitutes. The Bill ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Thanksgiving in Miami: Where to Buy a Humanely Raised Turkey

    If you start digging into the origins of that sale-priced Butterball turkey at your local Publix, you probably won't like what you find. Turkeys bred in factories are genetically engineered, pumped full of antibiotics, mutilated -- the list goes on. And even if you set aside the animal welfare iss ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts: Pumpkin "Cheezecake," Pecan Pie, Pecan Caramel Truffles (Recipes)

    Thanksgiving can be rough for vegans. Even side dishes tend to be packed with animal products, like chicken broth and heavy cream. But expend a little effort, and it's not as tough as you might imagine to concoct a cruelty-free menu. Short Order's own Camille Lamb is the Whole Foods Coral Gables' h ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Thanksgiving To-Go: Pick Up Turkey Day Dinners Here

    Last year you spent $500 at the market, bought a free-range bird, and had a nervous breakdown. After spending three days in the kitchen prepping, peeling, brining, basting, and baking even the dog wouldn't touch the food and you wound up calling in for a pizza. OK, so you're no chef. But we bet y ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013

    Whole Foods Aventura Street Food Festival: Indoor Food Truck Tomorrow

    Miami is known for outdoor eats. Food trucks revolutionized the Magic City's street food scene four years ago, and now they're going indoors. At Whole Foods for a day anyway. Whole Foods Market in Aventura is celebrating Miami's street food scene by transforming their store into a street food festi ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Trader Joe's Opening Soon: Ten Items to Be Excited About

    A neighbor new to Miami from California recently stopped us and asked excitedly, "Do you know Trader Joe's is opening just a few miles away?" Giddy with the thought of once again roaming the bamboo isles and purchasing inexpensive wine, he confessed he'd written several letters to the Monrovia, Cali ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Taste of the Nation Fights To End Childhood Hunger July 25

    Who likes being hungry? Nobody. That's precisely why Share Our Strength, the country's leading anti-hunger group, exists. Their No Kid Hungry campaign is fueled by the objective of ending childhood hunger in America. To do this, the Share Our Strength organization is bringing back its highly respe ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    May 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    From high-end European luxury to favorite small places to a wild beach bar owned by a reality TV star, May's openings had something for everyone.

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    May 1, 2013

    Whole Foods Market North Miami Opens Today, Many Events Planned

    North Miami, please welcome your newest neighbor -- Whole Foods Market. The grocery chain, which features organic foods, prepared goodies, a killer salad bar, and really cheap (but good) wine, opened its newest store today at 9 a.m. Hundreds of people are expected to show up for the opening day fes ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Sexiest Toques at SoBeWFF and Where to Find Them

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. As human beings, we are subject to the undeniable laws of attraction. If something looks good, we gotta have it. And if you've got an interest in food, neck-breaking sex ... More >>

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    December 25, 2012

    Best Foods to Sneak Into the Movie Theater on Christmas Day

    In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... 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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    September 27, 2012

    28-Day Diet Makeover Starts This Week at SoBe Whole Foods

    I feel for people who have a genuine desire to improve their diets and get healthy - really healthy, not like Jenny Craig or Slim Fast healthy - but who have no clue where to start. There's a lot to learn, and for the many who have graduated from the USDA's school of misguided food recommendations, ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Giancarla Bodoni of Escopazzo: How to Master Risotto

    All photos by Emily CodikIf making perfect risotto were a race, it would be a marathon, not a sprint. The cooking process is all about maintaining a watchful hand, and a careful dedication to teasing the starch out of each rice grain. In fact, if a restaurant serves a risotto less than fifteen minut ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012

    Oil-Free, Plant-Based Diets: Extreme or Extremely Necessary?

    ​The term "fat-free" rarely brings joy to anyone's heart. But a vegan diet free of extracted oils -- including extra virgin olive oil -- can literally save your heart.The trouble is, as I personally have discovered, it's hard as hell to stick to such a plan.Have you noticed those "no oil added" si ... More >>

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    February 20, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Paula Deen's Southern Charm and Other Big Names at the Festival

    ​Famous for cooking rich Southern cuisine, Paula Deen received mixed press after announcing she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "I've never recommended that people go into their kitchen and prepare these fattening meals every day," she said. "But I'm feeling a little vulnerable." Truth is ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Paradise Farms Kids Fruit Happening and Brunch January 15

    Making plans for next weekend, already? Perhaps Sunday brunch in paradise sounds appealing.Paradise Farms, an organic produce farm to the local restaurant industry originally had the intentions of hosting an Avocado Drop and brunch, on Sunday, January 15. However, "Whole Foods Markets has bought the ... More >>

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    January 3, 2012

    Try Dylan Terry's Ready-to-Grow Edible Garden (Audio)

    There are a lot of ways to eat organic including shopping at Whole Foods, farmers' markets or rubbing elbows with a friendly farmer. But the best is Dylan Terry's Ready-to-Grow garden, which produces a fresh supply of vegetables, fruits and herbs in your backyard. And it just got a heck of a lot eas ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011

    How To Roll Your Own Sushi On the Cheap

    ​If you're looking for quick and easy finger foods and hors d'oeuvres for your New Year's Eve party, why not give homemade sushi a shot? It's easy and relatively inexpensive to make, provided that you have all of the necessary tools.Why make your own sushi? It's fun ('specially when you have a few ... More >>

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    November 22, 2011

    Tofurky: What the Hell Is It?

    ​Every vegan has heard the oh-so-clever jeers about his or her Thanksgiving prospects."What are you gonna eat? Tofurky?" some guy inevitably interjects as he shoves a couple more pieces of Stove Top into the hollow of his dead bird.Some of these tofu-phobes may not even realize that Tofurky is mor ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Fill The Grill Bloggers Competition: A Grill-Like Recipe For Apartment Dwellers

    ​Last month I chronicled the winding road that was Whole Foods' "Fill The Grill" competition, where we watched chef Timon Balloo (from Midtown's perpetually crowded Sugarcane), go up against chef Michael Jacobs, (who cooks up our Miami Heat player's creative fare) for the championship title. As on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Graham Garnos, Health Machinist, Makes Homemade Silver Colloid

    Camille LambGraham Garnos, seen through a murky glass of silver colloid, drinks and serves about 50 times the recommended dose.​We're standing in the kitchen, watching ghostly trails ooze off sticks of silver in a jam jar filled with distilled water. The kitchen, the jar, the silver, and the machi ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Miami's Top Spanish Restaurants To Go Mano A Mano At Paella Showdown

    ​In collaboration with the Miami International Film Festival, El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade is marching into the Miami Beach Botanical Garden next Wednesday, March 9. Following a screening of Fernando Leon de Aranoa's "Amador", the chefs from ten of our local Spanish restaurants will come togethe ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    November 18, 2010

    Thanksgiving Wines Under $25

    Photo by Randy Larcombe The wine press at Torbreck Winery.​If you have no desire to spend Thanksgiving gulping beer like a Pilgrim and would prefer to swirl and sip some vino, here are some great suggestions we discovered while out tasting with fellow oenophiles. All of the choices are unde ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Kombucha Won't Get You Drunk. And It's Back.

    ​Some beverages have a history in medicine. Coke can trace its origin back to the late 19th century when it was sold as a medical elixir. 7-Up launched in the 1920s, originally contained lithium, and was marketed as a mood stabilizer and hangover cure. Today, both of these household names and are ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Meatless in Miami: To Analog or Not to Analog?

    ​Some veggie folks are on the fence about "meat analogs" (AKA fake meat). Their main argument: I don't want to eat meat, so why would I want something that tastes like meat?" Fair enough for some, but I like to think about it more in terms of logistics: the shape of the burger is convenient, it fi ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Chef Recipe: Fried Green Tomatoes from Smoke't Chef Michael Altman

    Photo by Chef Michael Altman​Before you start getting all uppity, yes, we are well aware there's nothing Irish about fried green tomatoes. However since so many of us will be searching our closets for green to wear for St. Patty's Day and, heck, you'll need something in your bellies besides banger ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Carnita

    Jacob KatelThe entire menu at Carnitas Estilo Michoacan.​It worked in L.A. with Mexican/Korean food, so when's somebody down here gonna open a Caribbean Taco Shop. We're talkin' jerk pork with pickled cabbage and sweet plantain. Or, how 'bout fried goat chunks, and Honduran farm cheese. Here's wha ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Catalina Hotel and Kung Fu Sushi Host Chef's Club and New Year's Eve

    Jacob KatelChef Josh Wahler behind premium salt.​There were no kicks fast as lightning, it wasn't frightening, and the staff showed expert timing when the Catalina Hotel's Kung Fu Kitchen and Sushi recently hosted South Florida's Chef's Club on their South Beach rooftop lounge.Chef Josh Wahler, of ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Prunk TV: Marty Forster

    The human mind is remarkable. So is Marty Forster. When I walked into the Pinecrest Whole Foods (11701 South Dixie Highway, Miami) on a recent Saturday afternoon, I heard a Thelonious Monk tune coming out of a live piano. A tear formed in my eye, as I watched blind pianist extraordinaire, Marty For ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    November 18, 2009

    Traveling French Cheese Ambassador on Whole Foods Tasting Tour

    Jacob KatelA slice of Comté cheese.​Say cheese!French cheese ambassador Cecile Delannes is on a Whole Foods America tour giving out samples and educating consumers on behalf of The French Cheese Club, "an association of five family owned French Fromageries specialized in the production of traditi ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Food News Roundup: Cuban Coffee, Allergies, Low Fat, Ice Balls, Super Brawl, and Local Milk

    According to organizers, attendance at Americas Food & Beverage Show up 10%. [Herald]Australian reality-tv star Tabatha Coffey loves Cuban food and Cuban coffee. [NBCmiami]This blog beat the Herald on the Natural Choice Vending interview by over two months. [Herald] [ShortOrder]Miami company rel ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    No More Raw Milk at Florida Whole Foods, the Company Explains Their Decision, Kind Of

    via wikimedia​Cooked milk, get your cooked milk.Whole Foods Market has officially dropped raw milk from its shelves in Florida.Raw Milk is milk that has not been pasteurized or homogenized. Pasteurization is a heating process meant to kill bacteria, and homogenization is the process of making the ... More >>

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    September 16, 2009

    Schooling Frod On Hypocrisy

    ​I generally let criticisms of my writing go unanswered, the attitude being that everyone has a right to gripe. Plus sometimes the criticisms are correct, and those that aren't can be especially fun to read. I fully expect to raise a bit of a fuss when I write a post that tosses off random thought ... More >>

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    May 12, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: The (Next) Best Things

    Most of you readers have probably experienced fake meat or a veggie food item. It might've been a mouth-watering, paradigm-shifting experience or something you tossed after one bite.  The point is, veggie food is just like all other food - some of it's awesome and some of it sucks horribly!The ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008
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    September 16, 2008

    Slow Foods Exotic Fruit Brunch this Sunday

    Be honest: Does this look like breakfast? This Sunday, September 21, 2008: If you've never eaten a Mamey (tastes like a sweet potato crossed with a papaya) or a Jackfruit (juicyfruit candy crossed with bananas) you'll have a chance this Sunday to give it a whirl, courtesy of Fairchild Tropical Gard ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007
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    October 31, 2007
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    September 21, 2007

    Restaurant Comings and Goings

    The swank new Regent South Beach hotel, which debuted all of a year ago, is now operating under new management, a group called Vincci Hoteles. Does this mean that the property’s signature restaurant, Table 8, will be deep-sixed? We’ll have to wait and see.......New owners of B.E.D. Miami, which ... More >>

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    July 2, 2007
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    July 2, 2007

    The Riptide Guide to Summer Fruit

    Pick a pair Gabriele Marewski’s Paradise Farms, a five-acre organic lot in Homestead, is rarely more paradisiacal than right about now, as summers’ bounty of nectar-laden fruit is coming into bloom. Marewski, who has a BS degree in agronomy from the University of Maryland, drives her farmed goo ... More >>

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    September 22, 2005
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