A wine expert has revealed the worst wine pairings you can possibly make

Author: Shireen Khalil   THIS guide to which wines you shouldn’t have with certain meals can help you cheat the latest foodie trend of wine knowledge. Wine Etiquette: Do's and Don'ts HOW many times have you been in a situation where you have no idea what wine snobs are talking about? “Oh yes, yes you can really taste the hand-picked fruit in this 18 month-old wine which has been aged in barriques of French oak” — is usually how it goes as they swirl around their oversized glass, sniffing into it. But it can also be said that a lot [...]

2018-09-29T13:18:43-05:00September 30th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

From comfort foods to chilled seafood, South Beach Grill chef does it all

Author: Ashley Morris   Chef Nick Townsend is a transplant that has bloomed in Southern cuisine Eight years ago, South Beach Grill executive chef Nick Townsend packed up his stuff from his hometown in Massachusetts and started driving. He and his best friend who went through culinary school bought walkie-talkies and drove as far south as they could. “Wilmington is where we ran out of money,” Townsend said, standing in the middle of South Beach’s dining room in early July. For Townsend, and regulars at South Beach, the accident of landing in Wilmington was a happy one. For the next [...]

2018-09-29T13:07:09-05:00September 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Seafood a super food for brain, heart health

  Author: Heidi Goitia     You could call it a super food for the brain and the heart, which is why experts say we all need to be eating more fish. Dr. Jack Wolfson is a holistic cardiologist and told us the omega-3 fatty acids in fish work wonders. "Those omega three fats or oils are just pure nutrition for the brain and all the cells in the body including the heart," he said. "Omega-3s are in every single cell and the way cells communicate with each other, the way cells accept information from other parts of the body, [...]

2018-09-29T13:02:02-05:00September 30th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Shrimp Chow Fun

Author: Seonkyoung Longest Source: http://seonkyounglongest.com/shrimp-chow-fun/ Shrimp Chow Fun Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 2 For the Shrimp½ lb. shrimp (peeled & deveined)1 Tbs. rice wine1 tsp. Pear River Bridge Superior Light Soy Sauce⅛ tsp. white pepperFor the Sauce1 tsp. Pearl River Bridge Mushroom Flavored Superior Dark Soy Sauce1 Tbs. Pear River Bridge Superior Light Soy Sauce1 tsp. chili in oil (Lao Gan Ma, optional)¼ tsp. sugar1 Tbs. rice wine2 Tbs. waterFor Stir Frying2 Tbs. cooking oil (divided)½ Tbs. chopped ginger1 Tbs. chopped garlic1 red chili or ¼ of red bell pepper (seeded [...]

2018-09-29T12:57:43-05:00September 30th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Crabs Slabs and Cabs

Presented By: Louis Martini, featuring Menin Hospitality Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM Location: Shelborne South Beach (1801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) Crabs, Slabs, and Cabs   South Beach Seafood Week’s newest addition, Crabs, Slabs and Cabs, is an experiential evening featuring the Chefs of Menin Hospitality and hosted by The Food-e and Miami Food Porn! On Thursday, October 18th, 2018, guests will gather at the Shelborne South Beach VIP pool deck garden to kick-off the event week with an unforgettable one-night-only SURF ‘N TURF experience! At Crabs, Slabs and Cabs, executive chefs from Menin Hospitality’s hotspots will be putting [...]

2018-09-24T23:06:21-05:00September 24th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments

Shrimp Linguine

Author: Jessica Source: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/21557/shrimp-linguine/?internalSource=hub%20recipe&referringId=2263&referringContentType=recipe%20hub&clickId=cardslot%2012   Shrimp Linguine Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Ready In: 40 minutes Serves: 6 1 12 ounce package linguine pasta1/4 pound bacon2 tablespoons olive oil3 cloves garlic (minced)2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil3 roma (plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped)1/2 cup chopped green onions1 cup half-and-half cream1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese1 pound cooked shrimp1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (optional) Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.Place bacon in [...]

2018-09-21T23:28:04-05:00September 23rd, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Fall & Winter Seasonal Foods and Wine Pairings

Author: MyRecipes The fall and winter months offer a diverse selection of seasonal produce that can be enjoyed in myriad different dishes. We’ve selected our 10 favorite recipes and their ideal wine pairings. 1 of 11 Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Cold Weather, Rich Flavor Just as the leaves change to warmer colors of crimson, orange and gold, so does the array of seasonal fruits and vegetables. This year, don’t let the chilly temperatures keep you from enjoying the rich, flavorful and nutrient-rich produce available at farmers’ markets across the country. To provide inspiration, try these 10 tasty recipes [...]

2018-09-21T23:44:45-05:00September 23rd, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

Gold-colored Kiwi sea cucumber a hit with Chinese buyers

Author: Mark Godfrey A gold-colored sea cucumber from New Zealand is proving a winner for a China-focused exporter of wild seafood who hopes to certify the species as organic. New Zealand Wild Catch Limited, which holds approximately half of New Zealand’s national quota for wild sea cucumber catches, is marketing the new catch as part of its focus on China’s high-end market for sea cucumbers, according to CEO James Parfitt. “Things are going really well, during survey work we discovered a golden-colored, much more spikey variety of our native New Zealand species Stichopus mollis called Gold Tip, which has taken [...]

2018-09-21T23:31:30-05:00September 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Want to eat fish that’s truly good for you? Here are some guidelines to reeling one in

Author: Keri Szejda Tuna being lifted from a fishing boat. From www.shutterstock.com Seafood is very healthy to eat – all things considered. Fish and shellfish are an important source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and they are low in saturated fat. But seafood’s claim to fame is its omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), all of which are beneficial to health. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans strongly suggest that adults eat two servings of seafood, or a total of eight ounces, per week. Omega-3s are today’s darling of the nutrition world, and many observational studies [...]

2018-09-22T00:30:36-05:00September 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

EastSide Food Festival

5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EASTSIDE FOOD FESTIVAL October 21, 2018 at Mack Sennett Studios EastSide Food Festival celebrates its 5th year this fall with the addition of an all new music stage, comedians, and more!EastSide Food Festival is a gathering of the best of the best and rising stars from LA’s gastronomic scene. The festival features over 35 food and beverage vendors including restaurants, celebrity chefs, locally owned brands and more. With a focus on the evolving and diverse scenes of LA’s EastSide neighborhoods, the festival highlights all aspects of culture in our communities. As in years previous, this year will [...]

2018-09-15T19:40:22-05:00September 16th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments