Thai Food Festival 2018 at Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple of Miami

This was my first time visiting a Buddhist Temple in my life; I didn’t find out that there was one so close to me until last year. Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple of Miami was celebrating its 36th anniversary with a Thai Food Festival, so it was the perfect time to visit. There was live music, fresh produce, […]

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Asian Culture Festival 2018 in Homestead, Florida

We went to the  28th Annual Asian Culture Festival that took place at Fruit & Spice Park, and it was lots of fun. This event offers a virtual day trip to Asia featuring a variety of Asian arts, crafts, entertainment, plants and exotic cuisine. I went mainly for the food and incense and had onigiri […]

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The Little Chicken’s Birthday At Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

She was supposed to be born on March 5th, an early birthday present for me. Instead, she decided to join us three weeks early because she was claustrophobic and was ready to see the world. My little chicken caught me off-guard – I did not think that she was fully cooked yet, but the doctor […]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner At Red, The Steakhouse

I had the opportunity to visit Red, The Steakhouse recently, and got the chance to taste some delicious and decadent food. The ambiance and décor were very romantic and elegant, a perfect place to take your special someone for Valentine’s Day dinner. The occasion for the visit was Chef’s Peter Vauthy’s tasting menu that was […]

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Brunch In Paradise

I have always wanted to visit Paradise Farms, just out of curiosity. It’s only sixteen miles from my house but somehow I never got to it. Then an invitation for brunch appeared all of a sudden and I couldn’t be happier; finally a taste of paradise in a beautiful and peaceful farm. Well, I was […]

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Local Cook-Off At The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead

Our friend, Eleanor, invited us to attend a cooking competition at The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead. It was exciting to watch the Chefs in action. The chickens and I had a blast! This local cook-off was part of GrowFest!, a festival that takes place annually and encourages and teaches people to grow some […]

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Graduation Celebration

It is not everyday that your daughter graduates from High School. My Chicken #1 did it and the whole family was very, very proud. The actual ceremony took place at the University of Miami (my alma mater) and it was very grandiose. The best part, other than the immense pride I felt, was to see […]

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The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

It was a nice way to spend a Sunday – Walking around the The Fontainebleau Miami Beach, one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach, and after eating dim sum with Wok Star at Hakkasan. Opened in 1954 and designed by Morris Lapidus, it is one the most luxurious hotels on Miami […]

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In A Pumpkin Patch

Honestly, we do not celebrate Halloween (a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31st), however we do enjoy visiting our local pumpkin patch every year. So many shades of brilliant orange, yellow and green colours in one place, so much variety of squash and super-sized pumpkins!

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Ring In 2014 With Bar Crudo’s Nye Prix-Fixe Menu

Chef Reto Crafts Out-of-the-Box Six Course Prix-Fixe Dinner for New Year’s Eve Toast to the New Year at South Point’s neighborhood raw bar, Bar Crudo, where guests are invited to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2014 with a delectable six-course meal crafted by Chef Reto von Weissenfluh. For the first course, enjoy Foie Gras/ Blackberry/ Hazelnut, foie gras farce, […]

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Celebrate New Years Eve in style at The Bazaar by José Andrés !

The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel South Beach will be offering special dining options in the Rojo Dining Room as well at the Blanca dining room. The menu for both dining rooms will be released on New Year’s Eve.   Rojo Dining Room First Seating Dining from 6PM-7PM $150 per person, includes […]

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“Thanksgiving Jose’s Way”

The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel South Beach will be offering a special menu from 5:00PM- 9:00PM on November 28th.  The “Thanksgiving Jose’s Way” menu will feature familiar holiday flavors  infused with José Andrés’ signature flair and inflection of Spanish and Latin cuisines. Thanksgiving Jose’s Way” Menu items include: SAVORY Brussels Sprouts […]

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Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar is back. The entire month of October, all five locations will donate a percentage of their famed Taco Tuesday sales to breast cancer research. Since launching the annual campaign in 2011, Rocco’s Tacos has donated more than $32,000 to the South Florida affiliate of Susan […]

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Hoh Wok Club Lunch at Shokudo

Shokudo is an Asian Bistro that specializes in offering a variety of comfort food favorites from the Orient. We were there for a Hoh Wok Club lunch gathering and got to try a special tasting menu. Hoh Wok Club, hosted by Eleanor Hoh, also know as the Wok Star, likes to introduce small restaurants with […]

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