Nom News: August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

Miami, it’s been a minute. Now that things are kinda-sorta returning to a (new) normal in the local food scene, we’re bringing back Nom News. Each Friday, we compile South Florida food-related news and events that we couldn’t fit on the site earlier in the week, as well as other local news that piques our interest. Want to be included in our next roundup? Shoot us an email at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

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Cochon555 Miami Crowns Its BBQ Queen

On March 26, nearly 500 attendees gathered to watch five chef teams duke it out at the ultimate pork feast inside The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Cochon555, a national tour promoting global food cultures and family farming, treated guests to over 1,500 pounds of heritage-breed pork and plenty of adult beverages throughout the 3-hour affair.

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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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