GrowFest festival takes over Homestead

On Saturday and Sunday, Redland’s Fruit & Spice Park hosted its sixth annual GrowFest festival. The festival, said organizers, focused on educating people about the importance of agriculture and sustainability. It also showcased many local vendors and growers who were ready to share their knowledge and expertise on all things grown and organic.

2018-10-17T14:46:18+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Doral restaurant extends welcome to often-ignored members of family [Video]

A Doral restaurant is catering to a new breed of diners with its special “Woof Menu,” designed for canines who can now join their owners for dinner at the partially open-air establishment.   Dog owners who frequent the high-end restaurant are delighted to find that instead of taking “doggie-bags” home to their pets, they can

2018-09-17T15:14:17+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

A couple sells Japanese treat with American twist – people can’t get enough

In an ordinary kitchen in Deerfield Beach, a husband-wife duo bakes a traditional Japanese snack with a delicious American twist. They sell out at every event. Taiyaki – literally “baked seabream” – is a beloved Japanese cake that imitates the shape of a red seabream fish and is usually filled with sweetened “azuki” beans. By Maria

2018-05-25T16:35:54+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Business, Food & Dining, Pickups|

A farmer’s market brings in thousands of people every weekend [Video]

Right off I-95, nestled between Sheridan and Taft Street, the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market is located right in the heart of South Florida. Offering 100,000 square feet of open space, the market houses more than 300 vendors selling everything from seasonal fresh foods to artisanal goods. Whether you’re in the market for organic herbal remedies, fresh

2018-08-07T18:54:53+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

SOBE Fest Kidz Kitchen recap

On Feb. 24, as part of Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival, the Badia Spices’ Fun and Fit as a Family Featuring Goya Foods Kidz Kitchen was held at the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami.   The two-day event included live demos, hands on opportunities and book signings by celebrity

2018-02-27T11:43:55+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Bites on the Beach highlights include key to the city, Smash Mouth and more than 30 top chefs

Giada De Laurentiis received a key to City of Miami Beach from Mayor Dan Gelber Thursday night at Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach, one of many events occurring this weekend at the 17th annual Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF).  “There’s nothing like Miami anywhere,” she said. “And you know I love Italy, but there is something very

2018-02-25T15:57:51+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Eating disorders and college students – a dangerous combination

Though eating disorders cross gender, age and racial lines, female college students are thought to be particularly vulnerable with one study finding 15 percent of women between 17 and 24 struggle with the issue. The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association also found that 20 percent of college students acknowledged having -- or having had -- an

2017-11-02T10:53:17+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News, Public Safety|

The link between diet and headaches

There is nothing more frustrating than dealing with a headache. This pain can totally ruin your day. But in addition to traditional medicines, some natural alternatives are becoming more popular, including certain types of food. By Adriana Finol South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook  “Quinoa, spinach, egg, and pineapple are some of the foods we

2017-10-31T11:34:27+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Disability Awareness Month celebrated at Margaret Pace Park

The Center for Independent Living of South Florida celebrated Disability Awareness Month with a picnic on Oct. 21 at Margaret Pace Park. William Gledhill Jr., a coordinator at the center and creator of the Disability Pride Picnic, said have the community enjoy an afternoon filled with food, games and each other’s company. “Different events have

2017-10-30T19:26:53+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Education, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News|

Brewing Buddha in Pinecrest weathers the storm

Jordan Athos stood at an industrial register on a recent Wednesday at the Brewing Buddha Café and Arthouse in Pinecrest. Just a few months earlier Brewing Buddha opened its doors, unaware that it would have to close them almost immediately due to Hurricane Irma. "It made me feel very vulnerable when I heard Irma was

2017-10-23T19:28:46+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Arts & Culture, Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News|