taste-of-nation_-678x300SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill Presents CANVAS

SUGARCANE raw bar grill CANVAS Initiative Brings Renowned Chef recipes to Miami to help Raise Awareness for Childhood Hunger

Chef/Owner of Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, Amis, and Alla Spina Marc Vetri Announced as March Chef

Throughout the month of March patrons who visit SUGARCANE raw bar grill can order CANVAS guest chef Marc Vetri’s famed Wild Boar Ragu. Vetri is the Chef/Owner of Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, Amis, and Alla Spina all located in Philadelphia. Proceeds of the dish benefit Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry initiative. CANVAS is SUGARCANE raw bar grill’s virtual guest chef series that supports Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry initiative, activating chefs from across the country to virtually participate in a month-long program that highlights a unique and inspiring dish created by using a bowl as a blank “canvas.” CANVAS is also part of a larger dedication by the restaurant and Chef Timon to raise awareness of food insecurity nationally and specifically in the South Florida and Las Vegas markets, where he currently has restaurant concepts. Timon has also just been appointed South Florida Chair of Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation, one of the nation’s premier culinary benefits to end childhood hunger in America. CANVAS will continue throughout 2017, with April’s Guest Chef “JJ” Johnson, who will be featuring Afro Asian American Gumbo, followed by Chef Pichet Ong in May, who will be serving up Prawns in Clay Pot. Additional chefs for CANVAS to be announced.

 

square_MIAMI_MASSIVE_2017_2048X2864_invMiami Music Week at Nikki Beach

Located at the prestigious address of 1 Ocean Drive, Nikki Beach Miami Beach has established itself as a quintessential South Beach landmark since its inception in 1998. This year, Nikki Beach rolls out the red carpet for the hottest lineup for Miami Music Week 2017. Nikki Beach is comprised of a large oceanfront complex that features the brand’s signature beach club, an award-winning restaurant & cabana bar, a second floor nightclub and a lifestyle boutique. Open daily, Miami locals & visitors alike along with international jet-setters & celebrities flock to Nikki Beach to enjoy a day of soaking up the South Beach sun and unparalleled entertainment & music while indulging in lunch, dinner and refreshing libations. https://www.miamimusicweek.com/venue/nikki-beach

 

 

 

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On behalf of Fashionably Conscious for Coconut Grove Cares Barnyard Community Center, take a moment this weekend to pull 1 gently used purse or accessory to donate for the 10th Annual fundraising sale. 100% of proceeds from the sale of your donation will go toward helping create a safe haven and supportive environment for 250+ children and families in the West Grove community. Your donation is tax deductible. Contact fashionablyconscious@gmail.com to schedule a pick up of your donated item. It will be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

pigCochon555 Miami

Cochon555 is a nose-to-tail competition for a cause in which five all-star chefs cook five heritage breed pigs for a chance to be crowned the “Princess/Prince of Porc” – selected by both audience and judges. Chefs from DB Bistro Moderne, The Bazaar by Jose Andres, Artisan Beach House, Pinch Kitchen, and Jimmy’z Kitchen will be competing in the Miami event. In addition to the pork dishes, guests will enjoy other chef-curated tastings and sip on a variety of boutique wines, craft cocktails, and artisanal brews.

To kick off the event a special dinner hosted by Jose Mendin of The Pubbelly Group will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00PM, at Pubbelly Noodle Bar.  Chef’s Course BESPOKE: An Evening of Culinary Modernity, will feature guest chefs Diego Oka of La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental and Michael Beltran of Ariete. The evening will take as its theme “Culinary Modernity,” with each chef creating one course that embodies their own conception of the night’s core ideas. The final course will be a group collaboration, in which all four chefs will cook one family-style course representative of what they believe to be modernity. Premium wine and cocktail pairings will accompany the five course meal following a pre-dinner cocktail reception with passed appetizers presented by House of Angostura. To close the evening, Chef Maria Orantes of Pubbelly Noodle Bar will prepare a pastry course featuring Perfect Puree of Napa Valley. Evan Benn of the Miami Herald, along with Piggy Bank founder Brady Lowe and Communications Director Robert McKeown will be in attendance as guides of sorts – our own culinary Virgils – illuminating for all in attendance the ideas which define our culinary time and inspire Cochon555 events. Tickets for the dinner are $125 and can be purchased online. Seats are $125 each, to purchase tickets visit link here or visit www.pubbelly.com.

This year, Antica Napa Valley is the official wine of the Tartare Bar and Chef Timon Balloo of SUGARCANE Raw Bar & Grill will be creating a special beef tartare dish to pair with the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (we’ll also be serving our Antica Estate Chardonnay). The event will be held at the Ritz Carlton South Beach on Sunday, March 26th from 4pm-7:30pm. The tickets are first come first serve.  Visit: http://cochon555.com/2017-tour/miami/.

 

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