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Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami Marketing Symposium

I’m excited to speak at this Saturday’s LDEM symposium and especially excited about the topic I’m speaking on–LDEM’s new partnership with the Special Collections at the University of Miami Libraries to build a culinary collection focused on South Florida and … Continue reading


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Miami Field Trip: Historic Restaurants of Miami

This year’s Blogher Food is in Miami, and while new restaurants reflect the city’s Carribean location, South American variety, and stylish point of view, dining out in Miami has always been a particular thing–influenced by climate and tourism. Check out … Continue reading

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South American Grill

There’s an Argentinean grill in Miami that I love. After you order your enrolada or asado de tiras, the glossy waitresses at Las Vacas Gordas will ask if you’d like a side of sausage to go with that hunk of … Continue reading

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It’s a Question of Authenticity

In another intersection of my two favorite topics—cities and food—I’m sad to report that David’s Café at Meridian Avenue and Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, has closed. In 1993 when they opened, Lincoln Road had not become a chain retail … Continue reading

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The Cuban Kitchen

Cuban cuisine, like the island, is a world unto itself. When I first encountered the transplanted version in Miami I loved it, but found it hard to understand. Why would anyone cook long-simmered stews, starchy root vegetables, or thick milkshakes … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Harry’s?

Absolutely nothing. Harry’s Pizza is a casual off-shoot of Michael’s Genuine Food, kind of like Jason Wu at Target or Versace at H&M (my two favorite things—food and clothes! It’s named for chef Michael Schwartz’s son Harrison and is a few blocks … Continue reading

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Have a Seat

South Beach wakes up.

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Hot Dogs are All American…

and that includes South America. Los Perros in Miami serves a Columbian style hot dog–topped with cheese, mayo, crushed potato chips, and pineapple sauce. Yeah weird but good, think sweet yellow ketchup. Apparently, this place is popular after clubbing (I … Continue reading

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Wynwood Food Truck Meet Up

South Beach is so over. Seriously, there’s a Pottery Barn on Lincoln Road and way too many places to buy “I heart Miami” T-shirts. So for a little street cred, cross back over Julia Tuttle Causeway to the mainland’s Wynwood … Continue reading

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