Teaching Tapas

For those of you who know me personally, by now you know that I’m a major Hispanophile (read: I have an obsession with Spain). I lived and studied in Spain and, if I’m being honest, I would move back in a heartbeat (well, maybe I’ll wait for the economy to turn back around). However, until I’m able to make my way back to the madre patria, I’m always on the lookout for new Spanish restaurants and experiences and recently found one: Personal Tapas Cooking Classes!

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Valentine’s Day Foodie Friday

It’s the day of love, and this Foodie Friday is dedicated to all things Valentine’s. It’s a day of glory for American consumerism…and love.

At MMTM, we like to hibernate at home with our significant others, as we’re a tad bit hesitant of the long waits and pre-fix menus. That said, our cynicism allows for it all: cheesy Valentine’s Day cards, the L-word and the infestation of all things red and pink. We’re also lucky enough to spend this day with people we truly love and can’t imagine life without (moment of mushiness.) So here’s to champagne, cheese and lots of chocolate!

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The wheels on the bus go round and round

I embarked on the Miami Brew Bus tour on a Sunday Funday with boyfriend in tow and high expectations. The absolutely perfect 70-degree weather gave us false hopes that we were invincible and that a full day’s consumption of beer would somehow be justified. Needless to say, we drank too much beer (responsibly, of course) and were right in thinking our day of playing tourists in Miami would be a total hit.

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Chef’s Corner – David Sears

David Sears, Executive Chef, Sushi Samba Coral Gables
A while back, we shared with you guys the amazing experience we had at Sushi Samba Coral Gables. With a glowing review, we decided to further explore the magic behind the kitchen and have a Q & A with Chef David Sears, who’s leading all culinary efforts at the new Coral Gables hotspot. Sears may be the new head honcho in charge, but he’s no newbie to the culinary world. He’s an established chef who’s led the team at Temple Orange at the Ritz Carlton Palm Beach as Chef de Cuisine and was crowned winner of the reality TV chef series, Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell on the Food Network; all this among a series of other well-deserved accolades under his belt.

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Hog Heaven

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.

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February’s First Foodie Friday

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…

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What Happened to the Food Truck Trend?

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?

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MMTM’s 2014 Valentine’s Day Picks

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.

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Toro Toro Touchdown

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.

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Foodie Friday – Super Bowl Edition

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.

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