Italy comes to Miami at "The Authentic Italian Table" on April 25th

Organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast and hosted in the amazing setting of the Coral Gables Country Club, the Authentic Italian Table event on Wednesday April 25th will introduce attendees to over 40 Italian restaurants, gourmet food and wine importers who will display their products and their chefs skills with exhibitions and tastings throughout the night. WIN TICKETS HERE. 

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Disaronno Brand Ambassador Encourages Celebrating National Amaretto Day

April 19th is National Amaretto Day. Amaretto is a sweet Italian amber colored liqueur that is often enjoyed as a cordial on the rocks, but can also be used in a variety of cocktails most notably the Amaretto Sour, who in the last few years has made quite the comeback and was named #22 on Drinks International's list of The World's Best Selling Cocktails in 2018. 

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MIAbites x Pinch Kitchen Natural Wines Pairing Dinner

It’s no secret that the MIAbites team loves wine — especially when there’s a chance to learn about the wine we’re drinking. That’s why when Pinch Kitchen approached us about teaming up with them to host a natural wines pairing dinner with Cerdá, Llanos & Cía (whose mission is to curate wine for "wine explorers), we were all in.

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Amsterdam's Rotisserie Chicken Spot, Le Chick Opens in Wynwood

One doesn’t really think of Amsterdam as being a food-centric city, now do they?  Except maybe when you have the munchies.  But on De Clercqstraat, a main street in the Dutch city, sits Rotisserie Amsterdam, a popular casual restaurant featuring fried chicken, rotisserie chicken, ribs, burgers and multiple sides.

 

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1 800 Lucky: Les Banh Amis and Poke OG

1 800 Lucky is one of those openings that Miami food lovers still like to talk about incessantly.

From the minute the doors opened, the lines to get in the hip Asian themed food hall and then once inside, the lines to get food, became almost legendary.  Bestselling items SOLD OUT by 8 pm. The word on the street became, "Don't go after sunset, if you want to get in!". 

 

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Right on Target Cooking Classes at Wynwood Yard With Soraya Kilgore and Pablo Zitzmann

We did the first Right on Target Class at The Wynwood Yard with Giorgio Rapicavoli and loved it. Two more of our favorites can be found teaching classes of their own and they're ones you're not going to want to miss!

The next two Right on Target cooking classes will pique home cooks’ culinary curiosity with exciting and fresh new dishes to add to their recipe box from local chef stars, Soraya Kilgore of MadLab Creamery and Pablo Zitzmann of No Name Chinese restaurant on May 2nd.

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Saturday Sweets: Valrhona Chocolate Launches Inspirations Line Featuring Almond and Passion Fruit

As a baker and lover of desserts, I’m always on the hunt for new products to use in my kitchen. Many times this inspiration comes from new products being used in the desserts I’m falling in love with in kitchens around Miami.

 

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Wine, Women and Rebekah Wineburg

Yes, her name really is Rebekah Wineburg, not Weinberg… but WINEburg and she is one of the few women winemakers in Napa Valley and the head winemaker for boutique winery, Quintessa in Rutherford, CA.

In South Florida for the monthly special Cellar 1954 Wine Dinner at Michael Mina’s StripSteak at The Fontainebleau, I caught up with Rebekah for a glass of wine (what else?) and some conversation.

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