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Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show: Not Wonkaville

Would you wait 20 minutes for a bite of fine chocolate? If so, then you might have enjoyed the Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show, held this past weekend at Pinecrest Gardens.

We're not sure if the show producers were worried about rain or warm weather affecting the delicate confections, but the chocolate vendors were squeezed into two tight indoor spaces -- leading to dozens of people waiting for a chance to go in and sample their wares. Meanwhile, up the road, vendors selling knives, cookware, meat delivery, and pastas looked slightly bored.

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- Founder of Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show: "Culinary Scene Beyond South Beach Deserves Recognition"

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
Contact: Laine Doss