Since I first heard about the Cochon 555 event a few years ago, I’d dreamt of the day that I would have the opportunity to sample the succulent swine selections served up by Miami’s best chefs. Well, last night my dream became a reality as I checked another item off of my foodie bucket list. The Kosher kids might not agree, but this Jewish boy was most definitely in hog heaven.
We can’t believe it’s February already, which means MMTM has officially been in business a whole month – eek! Where does time go? Thanks for tuning in for a whole 4 weeks. Here’s to hoping you join us on a journey of pure gluttony and love for our beloved Miami!
Here’s a round-up of our favorite food articles around the web…
It seems like only yesterday that Food Trucks were all the rage here in Miami. Anywhere you looked, you couldn’t help but run across these innovatively delicious restaurants-on-wheels, conveniently found on strategic street corners offering gourmet “fast food” options for local foodies and families alike. Nowadays, it seems the fervor has subsided and finding a truck isn’t as easy as it once was. So, what happened?
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner we’ve put together a quick round-up of some of the Magic City’s most romantic spots for you to wine and dine your special someone. Whether you’re looking for a flashy option on South Beach, something more classic in Coral Gables or just a fun night out for the single ladies in Brickell, we’ve got you covered. Read on for a variety of specials, set-menus and other special treats for the occasion.
When was the last time you dined at the ubiquitous bottomless brunch in Miami without having to sacrifice a little something? I’m always petrified (slight exaggeration) to try these all-inclusive meal deals. Whether it’s the location, food selection or quality, it seems that I have to compromise on something if I’m looking for endless mimosas and a top-notch experience. However, fret no more because that’s all changed with Toro Toro. Renowned and award-winning Chef, Richard Sandoval, has aptly brought his signature Latin American cuisine to South Florida in hopes of converting us all to fans and restoring our faith in the hybrid meal consumed on weekends.
This special edition of Foodie Friday is dedicated to America’s most gluttonous guilty pleasure, the Super Bowl.
On this ‘holy’ Sunday, we tend to have our own sacred championship of who-can-eat-more-junk-food-and-drink-more-beer. Here at MMTM, we’re up for the challenge and welcome you to join in on the fun. Full warning, it probably won’t be a glorious Monday, but it in our book, that’s usually a touchdown weekend.
I have a confession to make: I know NOTHING about chocolate. I know that I like it and what my preferences are but that’s about it – there’s white, milk and dark and it tastes really freaking good. Is there more? Well, I should actually say that I used to know nothing about chocolate because my recent visit to Cao Chocolates in Kendall changed all of that. I purchased a chocolate tasting on Groupon without really knowing what to expect, really just looking for an excuse to gorge myself on chocolate for an evening. However, to my surprise, what I got was a brief yet informative beginner’s guide to training, led by owner/chocolatier Ricardo Trillos.
Brunch tends to be my favorite meal of the weekend. It’s the combination of breakfast (which houses my favorite food items) thrown in with some mimosas – we all know cocktails make everything better. It’s also the sad realization that Monday is looming and that the workweek is about to begin. The latter usually makes me want to max out the brunch experience and Casabe 305 Bistro had just the fix.
We made it to the weekend and it’s Friday, Friday (think Rebecca Black.) Here’s another link pack that’s sure to keep you salivating and help lead you into Monday regret.
Here at MMTM we don’t claim to be culinary experts. We love food, we love our city and we love to explore the best of both so we can share our impressions along to you, our readers. That said, sometimes it’s nice to get an insider’s opinion so we’ve enlisted some of Miami’s most talented and successful chefs to help us out. Twice monthly, we’ll be bringing you different chef interviews to provide a closer look inside the minds, and kitchens, of Miami’s best and brightest.