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Slow Food Conference Miami 2009

What do you call a cow on a unicycle, a pig stuck in rush hour, or a potato calling an insurance company? Slow food.

Others seem to think the term refers to an internationally renowned "member supported organization that was founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life."

Either way, on Wednesday, October 28th at Coverings Showroom (7610 NE 4th Ct), Slow Food Miami invites eighty folks (tix limited) to get together for a farm to table feast presented by Kris Wessel of Red Light Little River.

Tickets are $60 for an all inclusive experience that includes grass fed beef, and game grazing tables, a local seafood station, a smoker, a grain and vegetable station, a raw Florida fruit station, and a pie station. Diners will get to meet and interact with some of the growers directly responsible for the production of what they're eating.

Here's the full menu...

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Grass fed Beef grazing Table
Sliced Prime Rib of the grass fed nature, jus & fresh horseradish
Slow braised cheeks & shoulder a la bourgione in Merlot benefiting Manatees
Grass fed steak tartar, flax flat bread & bloody mary shots.

Game Grazing Table
October plum braised Rabbit with butternut squash gnocchi.
Little Haiti style Cabo (Goat)  callaloo, boniato  & tomatoes
Finger Quail from Jupiter with hibiscus flower glaze.

Local Seafood Station
Apalachicola (Safe Harvest)  Oyster Pies
Key lime steamed Haulover Snapper & coconut rice.
Banana leaf steamed  Mahi Mahi & chocolate rice.
Upper  Pan handle BBQ Shrimp.

Grain & Vegetable Station
Super protein cucumber quinoa
Red rice & Hialeah warehouse wheat Grass
White, Pink & Green lentils
Now  Harvest Calaloo (David Bick Farms)
Homestead Corn salad
Calabazza Pumpkin Soup

Raw Florida Fruit Station    
Guava
Dragon
Jackfruit
Papaya
Elderberries
Loxahatchee goat cheese

The Smoker   
Local wahoo fish
Ribs
Oysters

Pie Station 
Key Lime
Citrus Meringue
North Florida Pecan

Log on to http://www.slowfoodmiami.com/ for more info.

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