Author: Eleanor Hoh

Slow Food Miami’s Chefs Alliance Showcases Farmers and Summer Produce

Summer in Miami is grueling — the combination of heat and humidity makes us move like a snail — so it was surprising to hear from local farmers that many fruits and vegetables thrive in our hot summers. Slow Food Miami’s vice president, Chef Julie Frans, organized a Chefs Alliance recently at Wynwood Yard to showcase Florida farmers and their summer produce, with a wonderful farm talk aimed at chefs, caterers, cooks, educators, and artisans. Slow Food is a grass-roots association, which started in Italy in 1989 and now has thousands of members in over 150 countries. The group’s...

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Miami Chefs Dish for No Kid Hungry at Taste of the Nation

Wynwood Kitchen + Bar / Photo by One of the most important culinary events to raise awareness about childhood hunger is South Florida’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry. Eighty top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists donated their time, talent, and passion to the cause that was led by the founding event chairman, Allen Susser; and the restaurant co-chairman, Timon Balloo. More than 1,100 charity-minded food-lovers were lured to Wynwood’s Soho Studios in Miami on June 17 for the 28th annual fundraiser, hosted by Y100’s Froggy and CBS4’s Emmy-nominated morning-news anchor, Marybel Rodriguez. The event raised $70,000, which...

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