Culinary

The Wayfarer of the Culinary World: Chef Alfredo Alvarez

By Nycole Sariol / Photography by Imani Ogden Once known as a river awash with darkness, perniciously welcoming the wrongdoings of drug-traffickers, Voodoo zealots, and spiritual, Santeria rituals, the Miami River’s banks have recently wiped its – then daunting – slate clean and sings a new aubade these days. The …

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The Willy Wonka of Food Show Comes to Pinecrest Gardens

By Nycole Sariol In 2012, Mario Pi started a movement in Chicago called Fine Food Show – a culinary combustion of local up-and-comers and classic old-timers all giving praise to the their trade and the main ingredient that comprises it – food. Miami soon got jealous and wanted in on …

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Crashing At R House For the Night

By Nycole Sariol Photos by Manny Hernandez “I hope we have many good times that we don’t remember,” said Chef Rocco Carulli toasting with the bundle of close friends at the official launch of his Wynwood restaurant, R House. Although R House has been opened since February, the restaurant made …

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Lured in by Loews

Loews Miami Beach has yet another reason why people from all over the world are dropping their anchors by its shoreline. In late November, the grandiose SoBe Hotel has celebrated the arrival of its newest edition to its art deco quarters – Lure Fishbar. Emerging from the hustle and bustle …

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Dinner in Paradise – Round Two

  Farms aren’t supposed to be pretty and lush with greenery; they are not supposed to be home to wild, exotic, edible flowers and tropical fruit. Rarely are they known for hosting intimate dinner parties, in which five, different chefs from five star restaurants prepare a very individual five-course menu; …

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The Grand Opening of Sushi Samba Coral Gables

Orange was the color of the night this past Thursday for the Grand Opening of Sushi Samba Coral Gables! The evening’s guests were drawn to the Brazilian/sushi steakhouse without the slightest hint of hesitation – could you blame them? As this social summoning progressed, mojitos were being passed out, while …

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Martini Culture: Nostalgia Reigns

By Nycole Sariol Through the iconic doors of one of the most recognized hotels, securing the warm sand that powders the beaches of the infamous shores of South Beach and nestled on the corner of 18th St. and Collins, lies a hidden gem that allures comfort cravers with one swish …

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The Seafood Diet

By Nycole Sariol It’s officially Stone Crab Season and South Beach kicked off this momentous inauguration of the sea with the 1st Annual Hess Select South Beach Seafood Festival! Flip flops rummaged through the baby powder-like sand as people raced from line to line, devouring the likes of the finest …

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Too Busy to Eat? Kabuto Has You Covered!

By Carissa Davis Photography: Paul Clarke/London, Rick McCurry/NYC Having trouble finding the time to enjoy your entire lunch break? Research shows that only one in five people actually take their full one hour lunch. The fashion and food industries have responded to this with the unveiling of the ultimate fashion …

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Spice Up Your Life

By Carissa Davis Photos courtesy of Brustman Carrino PR Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting its 12th annual Miami Spice Restaurant Program offering exclusive gourmet culinary demonstrations to the public throughout the month of August. Miami Spice Restaurant Program, popular with Miami residents and visitors alike, is launching …

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