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 >>
Navigating Whole Foods' salad bar isn't always easy. You might overspend and make amateur mistakes, like choosing meat packed with heavy -- and costly -- bones. Thankfully, KC Healthy Cooking is only a block away from North Miami's Whole Foods store. The casual restaurant resides on the bottom floo ... More >>
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 >>
Let's face it. Sometimes we wander down the aisles of the market snagging some wine, a few choice tomatoes, and a piece of fish and wonder why finding a mate can't be as easy as procuring ingredients for a lonely dinner? Surely there must be some kindred soul shopping for fresh produce that's our so ... More >>
Healthy eating is taking over the world one Whole Foods at a time. Short Order's very own Camille Lamb even traded her pen for an apron. While the rest of us aren't that enthusiastic, we still love to be kept up to date of healthy happenings and partake in them, especially when they deal with wine. ... More >>
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 >>
First came Jugofresh. The popular juice shop opened in South Beach one year ago, and since then has announced plans of expanding into Wynwood, where it pops up now and again, and Lemon City, where owner Matthew Sherman will launch a 22,000-square foot facility with a hydroponics lab, commercial and ... More >>
Like Coke versus Pepsi or McDonald's versus Burger King, some business battles will be waged forever. After all, people have strong opinions about what they put in their pie-hole. The same goes for supermarkets. Some people are die-hard Whole Foods junkies; others (as former Northeasterners know) ... More >>
Glaser Organic Farms occupies the largest tent at the Coconut Grove Farmers Market. Tracy Fleming, who has owned the farm with her husband, Stan, for more than 30 years, sells a variety of local and nonlocal produce. The tent is widely recognized for its locally processed, organic raw and vegan food ... More >>
Hipsters and dog owners in midtown and downtown can now rejoice. Publix has finally opened a convenient location in the Omni area. No longer will denizens have to visit the jam-packed outpost on Biscayne at 48th Street. The new location, at 1776 Biscayne Blvd., features both a liquor store and a pha ... More >>
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 >>
The beautiful Deering Estate turns into a fantasy of music, mollusks and other assorted seafood at the Seventh Annual Deering Seafood Festival this Sunday from 11 to 6 p.m. Guests will be greeted by stilt walkers and calypso bands as they sample seafood by South Florida restaurants Golden Rul ... More >>
Via MrKolby Four Loko? Ha! This was far more dangerous.Ah, the '90s. The era when we were but aspartame-inhaling, hydrogenated-oil-guzzling kiddies. Back then, we thought playing in the Ronald McDonald playhouse was hygienically advisable and Fruit Roll-Ups were an appropriate example to bring ... More >>
The South Beach Food and Wine Festival's Whole Foods Grand Tasting Village satisfied hungry and parched guest with everything from deep fried meat pies and stuffed plantain cups to poached shrimp and chilled avocado soup. There was even a bread station, with freshly homemade loaves perfect for so ... More >>
The cursed curds have been pulled from shelvesWhole Foods has pulled seven types of cheddar cheese from its shelves as a precaution over the risk of listeria or E. Coli. The cheeses come packaged in clear plastic wrap with a sticker across it reading "Distributed by Whole Foods Market." They are par ... More >>
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 >>
Firstly, it took place as a way to celebrate Whole Foods Market's 3rd year in Coral Gables. Which begs the question: Who the fuck throws a birthday party for a grocery store? And then there is the awkwardness of the name: Steakhouses Chefs? But worse is that it wasn't a real competition, just a p ... More >>
Lee Klein A beautiful Uglyripe tomatoI perform very occasional part-time work as a private chef, and the folks I cook for just love tomatoes. I generally purchase the tomatoes at Fresh Market; it's got the best variety, and perfectly ripe specimens in each category. Granted, sometimes I'll ... More >>
What the MIA Sushi Maki looks like after a couple of sakesThe "sushi-roll cutting" ceremony took place on Wednesday, so it's now official: The omnipresent Sushi Maki (restaurants, universities, Whole Foods...) has just opened a 2,000-square-foot, full-service Japanese restaurant in Concourse D of ... More >>
Long time, no see! As some of you might know I have another job or two so I don't get around to sharing as much here as I'd like, but I hope to be contributing a little more in the coming months.That said, it seems like everywhere I turn lately I am seeing more and more news of people reducing th ... More >>
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 >>
via Highsnobiety.comAhh the holidays. A time when the mask of organized religion covers up the filthy, greedy, boozy underbelly of America at its worst. It's the time when you troll epicurious.com for the stuffing recipe that will kick the fucking dogshit out of your favorite cousin's casser ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Jacob Katel The mafia's got a way of referring to itself called "this thing of ours." Chefs are the same, not a mob, but a network of bosses, underbosses, and soldiers who put in work to bring home the fattest envelopes and be recognized for their accomplishments. It's no secret society, the rest ... More >>
image via rcubed's flickr World-renowned Tool supercomposer Maynard James Keenan is also a winemaker. To prove it, he'll sign your bottle of one of his Caduceus Cellars fine wines today and only today at the Coral Gables Whole Foods Market (6701 Red Rd.).The grapes are grown by Merkin Vineyards in A ... More >>
image via ciw-online.org The Coalition Of Immokalee Workers, a Florida farmworkers union known for taking on the "big 4" fast food giants, winning, and garnering higher wages because of it, has just marked another milestone. Two Florida farms that specialize in growing and selling or ... More >>
The filet at Maya Tapas & GrillBaire's Argentinian Grille, the popular South Beach restaurant which gave way to I Corsini this year, is coming back with a Lincoln Road location -- next door to the Colony Theater.Also in South Beach, Maya Tapas & Grill has launched a Local Appreciation Progra ... More >>
Meet Dr. Etti. Shes here to clean this place up a bit.
And pick up organic goodies to go.
I'll put up my vegetarian chili against any meat-based recipe -- this one is insanely flavor- and color-full, and it's so spicy it'll make you weep. It's ideal post-Thanksgiving eats, since it's cheap, criminally healthy from all the folic acid, B vitamins and lycopene, and loaded with fiber if y ... More >>
Find your new diet at Whole Foods.
Miami celebrates all creatures great and small.
Chug-a-lug for charity at this Gables block party.
Enjoy treats for your ticker at Heart of a Chef.
Force-feeding amounts to either animal farming or grotesque torture, but do our chefs give a duck?
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