Postcards

Food & Wine Magazine/Time Out Market Miami

Courtesy: Food & Wine

Thank You Clarissa Buch and Food & Wine Magazine! Readers. Please hit the link to access the whole article by Ms. Buch. “In addition to the 18 food stalls, the 18,000-square-foot space in South Beach includes three bars, an art gallery, and a demonstration kitchen.” CLARISSA BUCH Updated May 07, 2019 Time…

Conch

Those of us who have lived here in South Florida for some time may remember when conch, freshly harvested from the sea was available in the grocery stores and fish markets.  My first recollection of conch was watching young boys pulling them up on to the pier at Higg’s Beach in Key…

Okra

We didn’t grow up eating okra. It was not part of the Midwestern table. At least not the ones I was sitting at. It didn’t enter my field of vision until I moved to the sunny southland. And the first time it really made an indelible print on me was during a…

Time Out Market Opens May 9

Courtesy: The Miami New Times

“Miami’s much-anticipated Time Out Market has announced its official opening date.The 18,000-square-foot food hall will open May 9 at 8 a.m. with 17 eateries, a demo kitchen, and three bars. Though Miami has seen an influx of food halls in the past few years, Time Out is expected to stand out for…

Pizza Joints

A friend pointed out that today’s date; 4.20 was perfect timing for my show titled, “Pizza Joints”. It took me a second or two… but now I get it. Heads up! Hit the “Listen” button to hear the remainder. Thanks All! “A Word On Food” airs on WLRN every Saturday around 8:30…

Chocolate

Almost everything in life seems to have two sides. Its ups and its downs. Love almost inevitably suffers loss. Salt finds its way into the sugar bowl. Men are from Mars and Women from Venus. The apple Eve gave Adam was the fruit that spoiled a Celestial Garden. Where oh where can…

Steak Sauce

When I was a little boy I spent a lot of time holding my breath. I was at a difficult age and in a difficult time. Our mother and father had split up. It was a long stretch of confusion. One of the ways I tried to escape it was … underwater….

AD LIB Welcomes Chef Norman Van Aken

Courtesy: AdLibGables

We are proud to announce the newest addition to the 50 Eggs Team, James Beard Award-winning chef, Norman Van Aken who will be leading the AD LIB dream team. Chef Van Aken is the only chef in Florida to win the James Beard Foundation’s “Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage” award,…

 
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