Taste of Tennis 2017: A Look Back

This past weekend, hundreds of hungry guests and tennis fans descended upon the 50th floor of W Miami for Taste of Tennis Miami. The premier food festival helped kick off the Miami Open, which runs through April 1 and features some of the tennis world’s top players.

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Wag Wednesday: Eddie Baida & Bella

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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 Eddie Baida, Chef at Bertoni Gelato Caffè, and his Rottweiler/Shar Pei mix, Bella.

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Announcing the 1st Annual Locales Festival

The first annual Locales Festival by Chef James, a celebration of the Latin American Community and Miami’s diverse culture, debuts in South Florida at Bayside Marketplace on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Hosted by Chef James Tahhan and produced by Premier Tourist and Landmark Association (PTALA), the festival will also celebrate Bayside Marketplace’s 30th birthday and spotlight the community’s accomplishments through the Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF).

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Cochon555: The Epic Pork Feast Is Back

Cochon555, the hyper-local festival with a flair for innovation, returns to Miami with its Heritage BBQ edition on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. The promotion of global food cultures and family farming will be the central themes of the day.

From winemakers and distillers to barkeeps and chefs, dozens of the city’s biggest hospitality talents will be cooking – or creating drinks to match – Old World barbecue recipes cooked over live fires. To further champion the good food movement, a portion of all proceeds will go to Cochon555’s sister charity, Piggy Bank – a pig farming sanctuary.

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Bakers and Bloggers Team Up for Boozy Baking

Photo Credit: Amber Love Bond | MIAbites

Geoff here.

I don’t bake or cook. I am essentially useless in the kitchen. So when I was asked to participate in the Bakers and Bloggers Boozy Baking Competition, I was obviously hesitant. But after being reassured that there would be an emphasis on the “boozy” aspect, I was all for it.

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