Cooking for Life Brunch Returns for 2nd Straight Year

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On Sunday, September 25, Common Threads hosted its 2nd annual Cooking for Life Sunday Brunch at The Confidante Miami Beach (formerly The Thompson). Hosted by Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools Alberto Carvalho and Chef Michelle Bernstein, the event brought together the community for a great cause: fighting childhood obesity.

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Happy Wine: It’s All in the Name

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Blink, and you’ll miss Happy Wine while driving on Southwest 8th Street (Calle Ocho). The cozy wine shop/wine bar on 57th Avenue sits inside an unassuming building, and it’s easy to pass by if you’re not looking closely. Those who do spot Happy Wine will be rewarded with over 1,000 wine selections, tasty food and amazing hospitality.

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Wag Wednesday: Marisa Marcus & Donovan Sklawer

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Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers. That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

This week, we’re featuring Marisa Marcus, VP of Marketing at Menin Hospitality, and her Bichon Frise, Donovan Sklawer. Read more

Toscana Divino: Where Quality and Quantity Meet

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Italian restaurants are a dime a dozen in Miami. It’s hard not to go a few blocks without stumbling across yet another eatery serving up our favorite carbs. With so much competition out there, it takes a real winner to stand out from the crowd.

Enter Toscana Divino, which has been a centerpiece of Mary Brickell Village for years now. Other tenants have come and gone, but the Italian restaurant has stuck around through thick and thin. Its longevity should come as no surprise, though. This is some of the best Italian food in town.

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A Look Back at TASTE: Celebrity Chef Edition

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This past Thursday, Hyde Beach hosted a special edition of its monthly TASTE event. TASTE: Celebrity Chef Edition at the SLS Hotel brought together notable names in the culinary world for a memorable evening of fun, food and libations from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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