Posts tagged Miami
Weekly Nibble: National Rum Day in Miami

National Rum Day was Friday, August 16 and Miami was one of the best places in the U.S.A. to celebrate this National holiday. This week’s MIAbites Weekly Nibble is all about Rum Day celebrations! While you may have missed the “official” celebrations, rest assured that RUM is still flowing at all of the below mentioned watering holes.

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Wellness Wednesday: 6 Places to Eat Vegan and Plant-based in Miami

The environment and climate change are literally “hot topics” today. Did you know that the #4 solution to REVERSING climate change ( (#3 is reducing food waste) is adopting a plant-based diet? Decomposing plants and vegetables contribute minimal greenhouse gases while raising livestock for meat, eggs and dairy contributes over 14% of the methane gas.

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Saturday Sweets: Back to School with Nutella Rice Krispies

RECIPE: Nutella Rice Krispies

Back to School is here. Schools officially open on August 19th so please Drive Carefully and treat your kids after school (or pack for their lunch) to these Nutella Rice Krispie treats. If you know me, then you know Nutella is the greatest thing ever invented in my eyes. 

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Weekly Nibble: Domino Night, Birthday Pastelito Eating Contest, National Rum Day, Dog Day and More

With Miami Spice in full swing, we thought a MIAbites Weekly Nibble of things “other than Spice” might be of interest. Of course, Miami Spice is very awesome and we have compiled OUR own list of favorites which we will “reveal” in our Monday Newsletter. If you are not yet a subscriber, sign up for 1X a week news, reviews and views.

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Mango Madness: Vegan Mango Avocado Parfait recipe via Chef Todd Erickson

Chef Todd Erickson has been one of Miami’s busiest chefs for many years, helming Haven gastropub, creating Hua Hua’s tacos and partnering to bring plant-based fast casual dining at GLAM. He can also be found donating his time and food cooking at community charitable events and now he has partnered with longtime friend and top Event Planning and Design coordinator, Todd Schneider, to form The Todds, a culinary catering, design and event planning company.

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Say "Oui" and Celebrate Bastille Day in Miami

The French holiday is formally called “La Fête Nationale” and is celebrated each year on July 14. The holiday recognizes and celebrates the storming of the Bastille penitentiary, which ultimately helped usher in the French Revolution. It also represents the overthrow of the tyranny of the French monarchy and King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

Below are our picks for the best fetes in Miami to celebrate #BastilleDay and enjoy the best of French food even after the celebration winds down:

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Saturday Sweets: Where to Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Miami

Yesterday, July 7th wasWorld Chocolate Day and the best way to celebrate the decadent holiday is to indulge in various types of chocolate. In recent years, Miami has been lucky enough to jump on the artisan chocolate wagon with the opening of a few of its own local chocolate shops. Here are three Miami chocolate shops ready to celebrate World Chocolate Day or any day.

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$10 Pasta Week at Macchialina July 8-11

Always a coveted Thursday night reservation, Macchialina, is extending its incredibly popular $10 Pasta Thursday promotion to a weeklong celebration of Summer and to thank the loyal locals for supporting them all year. Starting TODAY, Monday July 8th through Thursday July 11th, guests will be able to enjoy a selection of $10 pasta dishes.

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Shop Local at Urban Oasis Projects Farmers Markets

Celebrate local farmers and shop farmers markets for fresh fruit and produce in South Florida!. On a recent Saturday, the fresh fruit and vegetable enthusiast that I am, ventured down to the Southwest Farmers Market at Tropical Park (open year-round, Saturdays from 9 am - 3 pm) to experience what they had to offer.  

The Urban Oasis Project local produce farm stand was the main draw for me but there were other vendors to see as well.

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