Slow Foods

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    September 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Bus Loop, Food Truck Safari, and More

    Weekends are supposed to be your respite from the crazy stress of the workweek. Unfortunately, they only last two days. While that's not exactly a huge chunk of time, it's enough to make a dent in your tension levels. Whether you want to stimulate your brain with some culinary enlightenment, splur ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013
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    April 17, 2013

    Max's Harvest Launches Spring Cocktails, Benefits Slow Foods (Recipe)

    Spring is here in south Florida. That means high pollen counts, soaring temperatures, and the return of incessant humidity. With all that going on, we just want to head indoors and drink a cool cocktail made with fresh fruits.Good thing Max's Harvest has introduced several new specialty cocktails, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Tortuga Music Festival and Marine Conservation: Where to Find Sustainable Seafood in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Starting tomorrow Tortuga Music Festival  will be taking over Fort Lauderdale. Artists ranging from Grace Potter, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, and G. Love and Special Sauce to Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Avett Brothers, and Kenny Chesney will be playing right smack dab on the beach. Aside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    "Eat & Drink Local" at the Sybarite Pig on Friday

    In case you're not aware, it's Slow Foods week right now. With that come a number of events focused on locally produced, "slow" food. While the local chapter Slow Foods Glades to Coast is hosting a number of events and partnerships, some other localcentric events will be going on as well. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Slow Foods Week Starts Saturday: Event Schedule

    The Slow Food movement has been gathering steam for quite some time now. With 80,000 members divided into 140 local chapters in 50 countries, it's kind of a big deal.Starting Saturday, Slow Foods Glades to Coast is sponsoring a week of events for Eat Slow - Eat Local. Check out the schedule after th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Easter Brunch and More

    Holiday weekends are typically slowww on the food and drink event front, and Easter is no exception. That said, there are a few goings-on about town, including food-truck rallies, free winetastings, and, appropriately, the start of Slow Foods Week. After the jump, find a list of some of the happenin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Tonight: Food & Water Watch Meeting about Genetically Engineered Foods

    By now, most people are aware of the controversy surrounding genetically engineered (GE) foods. You know: giant tomatoes designed to taste super-sweet, corn that naturally repels insects, and virus-resistent papayas. As debate continues over the safety of our nation's genetically modified grain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Scott Lewis of Slow Foods Glades-to-Coast Chapter on The Benefits of Cooking from Scratch

    According to the National Restaurant Consultants, "The driving theme of 2013 will continue to be 'local' or 'made from scratch.'" Why? Aside from the fact that is obviously tastes better, the trend has tapped into some tenets of the ever-increasing Slow Foods Movement. Last week, we looked at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Genetically Engineered Foods: Right-to-Know Faces Political Calculus

    Citizen activists pushing for a state law mandating the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods sold in Florida remain hopeful. And active. The legislator actually drafting a statute is still onboard. But she's also on the fence.See also:-Should Genetically Engineered Food Be Labeled? Big Foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    South Florida Dining Events This Week: Funky Food, Karaoke, Cooking Classes, and More

    With Halloween just around the corner, next week is going to be big. Unfortunately, it's more than a week away. Looking for something to do before Halloween week? We've got you covered.  From pre-Halloween events to sustainability forums to cooking classes and more, there is plenty to do in sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Saturday: Slow Food Extravaganza, Featuring Chefs Daniel Ramos (Market 17) and Michael Wagner (Lola's on Harrison)

    Kevin Krejci​In appreciation of food that doesn't come from a Sysco truck, comes Saturday's Slow Food extravaganza. It features Daniel Ramos of the soon-to-open-in Fort-Lauderdale Market 17 and local celebrity Michael Wagner, as well as bees, worms and yoga. Check out the deets: What: Growing G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Food Event on the Radar

    Four Seasons Chef Darryl Moiles wants you to raise a glass to the Florida coast.​• With oil continuing to spill into the Gulf and moving towards Florida's coastlines, our local waters are in dire straits. It's appropriate, then, that June 8 is World Oceans Day, a world-wide recognition of the im ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Quickie Calendar

    Saturday May 16, 6:30 p.m.Beer versus Wine at Cook's Inc.Here's a novel idea. A four-course meal with both wine and beer pairings. Cook's Inc. at Abacoa is putting on the event, wherein diners will decide whether they prefer the craft beer or the Spanish wine with each course. On the beer team: Aver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Why Buy Local? Because We Say So!

    Given the amount of interference run by naysayers, it's no wonder you're still pondering the question of whether it's better to buy your produce, meat, eggs, and dairy from small farmers who live within 100 miles -- or whether the super-smart thing is to spend your dollars with the gigantic corporat ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Nothing Staves Off Bad Luck Like... Cheese!

    Goodness gracious, another Friday the 13th rolling around  -- that makes two this year. But we have a plan to help you beat back bad luck this week: On Friday, March 13, Slow Foods Glades to Coast is teaming up with the Cheese Course in Weston to demonstrate the art of making fresh mozzarella, ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    Two Slow Food Event Reminders

    Tonight (Tuesday Feb. 17) from 5:30 to 7:30, Chef Michael Wagner and Slow Foods Glades to Coast team up for A Slow Winter's Night at Lola's on Harrison, where they'll be hosting a mini mixology workshop (and yes, you get to drink the exhibits). Wagner and his team will be mixing locavore cocktails w ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Slow Foods Glades to Coast Dinner at Cafe Boulud

    (sturgeon: It's what's for dinner)The Slow Foods Glades to Coast Chapter, which covers roughly the Palm Beach and Broward areas, is hosting a 5-course Growers' Discovery gourmet dinner at Cafe Boulud in Palm Beach this Thursday, December 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The dinner, overseen by chef Zach Bell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Next Slow Food Miami Dinner, December 10th

    Every dog must have his truffle, and tis the season for the famous fungi, which fruits most prolifically in autumn in Piedmont. Thus, tickets are going fast for the next Slow Food Miami Dinner, which features Terra Madre and the cuisine of Piedmont, famous for its white truffles and mushrooms -- the ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008

    Slow Foods Exotic Fruit Brunch this Sunday

    Be honest: Does this look like breakfast? This Sunday, September 21, 2008: If you've never eaten a Mamey (tastes like a sweet potato crossed with a papaya) or a Jackfruit (juicyfruit candy crossed with bananas) you'll have a chance this Sunday to give it a whirl, courtesy of Fairchild Tropical Gard ... More >>