It’s mango season in South Florida. Thanks to our humid climate and poor soil, this region excels at mango growing – only rivaled by Hawaii. The man who knows most about mangoes in Miami is Dr. Richard Campbell, the senior curator of tropical fruit at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables.
Farm Stores have been a staple of South Florida since the 1950s, when the chain opened its first drive-through store in South Beach. Generations have taken advantage of its convenience, picking up necessities such as milk and eggs and treats such as ice cream. Today, there are 100 stores across South Florida.
Good food and good stories are two of life’s greatest pleasures. I usually write about food at Miami Dish, but today Under the Sun ventures into the culinary world. Last Sunday, I saw Liliane Nerette Louis present at the Historical Museum of South Florida. She is all about good food and good stories; she is both an honored storyteller and a masterful cook.