I sent my friend Betsy Cohen, dessert blogger at DessertsRequired.com down to try Yardbird in Miami. Yardbird is a tern for a chicken in the South – the US region that chef Jeff McInnis calls home. A sign over the door that sums it up: Her report is glowing – about both food and desserts. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Traveling in Florida'
June 25th, 2012 · 3 Comments
March 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments
A town situated on several small lakes, Winter Park in the center of the state is a beautiful slice of Old Florida. Mansions set on the lakes, built by industrialists, society leaders and others who wintered here pepper the town that features a train station in its park on the square downtown. Modern shops and [...]
March 2nd, 2012 · No Comments
Starting Saturday, it’s Beer Week in Tampa, celebrating all things sudsy, hoppy and barley. The number of craft breweries and brewpubs around the state has multiplied in a decade, thanks to the lifting of import rules and demand by consumers for better beers. Tampa has several notable craft brews, including Cigar City, a gold medalist [...]
February 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Looking to learn a little about Miami’s Cuban culture, taste some traditional foods and experience an historic neighborhood? Consider signing on for the Miami Culinary Tour of Little Havana. I was invited to preview this walking tour last fall, and learned a little about my Cuban neighbors in Miami, bits of culture, history, art, and [...]
September 29th, 2011 · No Comments
Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival 2011 kicks off September 30 with new countries and regions showcasing foods.