Nom News: April 7, 2017

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April 7, 2017

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 next week’s roundup? Shoot us an email at

Here’s your weekly dose of nom.

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Art Miami and CONTEXT 2016: A Photo Recap

Context Art Miami

We have another passion besides food: art. For the past few years, we’ve covered the annual Art Wynwood fair — see here and here — and now we’ve had a chance to check out Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami, two great fairs taking place during Miami Art Week.

For 27 years, Art Miami has shined the spotlight on 20th- and 21st-century works from galleries near and far, and this year is no different. CONTEXT, its sister fair, is also back to showcase both emerging and mid-career artists, albeit at a new location one block north.

Below, you’ll see just a few of the pieces that comprise both fairs. For tickets and additional information, visit the official Art Miami and CONTEXT websites.

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Proof Pizza & Pasta: A Midtown Miami Treasure

The guys behind Proof Pizza & Pasta: (L to R) Justin Flit, Matt Depa, and Malcolm Prude

By now, odds are that you’ve heard of Proof Pizza & Pasta. The Midtown Miami restaurant has quietly made its name for itself since opening its doors almost one year ago. The Neopolitan pizzeria was most recently named Best Restaurant in Midtown/Design District by Miami New Times, adding to its long list of local accolades.

After experiencing the food and service for ourselves, we saw what the fuss was about. We just had to talk to Chefs Justin Flit and Matt Depa about the restaurant and find out their story. So we did.

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Art Wynwood 2015: What to Expect + What to Eat


Art lovers rejoice: Art Basel may be long gone, but Art Wynwood is just getting started. The annual fair showcases the works of approximately 70 galleries from all over the world. More than 32,000 people attended Art Wynwood last year, and this year is expected to be equally successful.

If you’re thinking of visiting the fair over the holiday weekend, here’s a taste of what you can expect as well as some suggestions on great nearby restaurants.

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