Miami Dish http://wlrn.org en How South Florida Jews Shaped The State's Food History http://wlrn.org/post/how-south-florida-jews-shaped-states-food-history <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Food is a lens. It's not all about chefs and </span>buzzy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> restaurants. It's a lens through which we can learn about our culture, history and environment, among other things.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 04:14:35 +0000 Trina Sargalski 25191 at http://wlrn.org How South Florida Jews Shaped The State's Food History Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian Dishes http://wlrn.org/post/learn-cook-conch-beignets-and-other-haitian-dishes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's a common story: Kid grows up in an immigrant household eating delicious food. Kid becomes adult. Adult still enjoys that delicious food whenever she returns home.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Then, for some reason or another (maybe because a grandmother or mom is always eager to cook), that adult </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/cuban-kitchen-miami-blogger-cooks-her-way-through-nitza-villapol-book" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">never learns to prepare the food</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of her heritage.</span></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:50:02 +0000 Trina Sargalski 22663 at http://wlrn.org Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian Dishes Peru's Most Famous Chef Will Open A Restaurant In Miami http://wlrn.org/post/perus-most-famous-chef-will-open-restaurant-miami <p>Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio will open a branch of his restaurant chain, La Mar, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Brickell Key.</p><p>Acurio is Peru's most famous chef. He's most well-known for popularizing &nbsp;traditional and modern versions of Peruvian cuisines, including ceviches, Asian-Peruvian dishes and Andean cookery, at dozens of restaurants around the world. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 20002 at http://wlrn.org Peru's Most Famous Chef Will Open A Restaurant In Miami Submit Your Favorite Stories, Recipes For #CubanKitchen http://wlrn.org/post/submit-your-favorite-stories-recipes-cubankitchen <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; text-align: left; ">Cuban cuisine has chewed its way into South Florida's culture. Many an abuela has shared family recipes for ropa vieja and bistec empanizado, through generations. WLRN wants a seat at your kitchen table to hear your stories of cooking Cuban dishes.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:24:19 +0000 Daniel Hicks 18681 at http://wlrn.org Submit Your Favorite Stories, Recipes For #CubanKitchen Photos: 'Burger Beast,' His Frita Obsession And A Frita Showdown http://wlrn.org/post/photos-burger-beast-his-frita-obsession-and-frita-showdown <p>Sef Gonzalez, the man behind the local blog,&nbsp;<a href="http://burgerbeast.com/" target="_blank">Burger Beast</a>,&nbsp;is on a personal campaign to bring more <em>frita</em> awareness and appreciation to Miami.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 19087 at http://wlrn.org Photos: 'Burger Beast,' His Frita Obsession And A Frita Showdown Head To The Florida Keys for Beer Milkshakes http://wlrn.org/post/head-florida-keys-beer-milkshakes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Combine two hot-weather refreshments, beer and ice cream, and you get a beer milkshake. Depending on your perspective, this beverage may sound either intriguing or alarming, but two restaurants in the Keys pull of the mash-up successfully.</span></p><p><a href="http://meateatery.com/" target="_blank"><strong><em>M.E.A.T. Eatery</em></strong></a><a href="http://meateatery.com/" target="_blank"><strong><em> and Taproom</em></strong></a><em>, 88005 Overseas Hwy (at MM 88), Islamorada; 305-852-3833</em></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:33:16 +0000 Trina Sargalski 18185 at http://wlrn.org Head To The Florida Keys for Beer Milkshakes