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The Miami Design District and James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz are celebrating summer with the Genuine Summer Series: a three-event culinary experience series in the Design District’s Palm Court with food from Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink (MGFD).
This June through August, the Miami Design District and Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink reimagines classic outdoor summer pastimes.
Kicking off the series on Friday, June 10, enjoy an outdoor feast off the Lynx Grill featuring pairings by Wines of Germany with special attention to Riesling varietals.
Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour with passed bites followed by a three-course seated dinner at farm-style tables in breezy Palm Court. The evening will feature live music from Marcus Grant “Mutes & Roots” Jazz Trio.
- Passed Bites – Crispy Shortrib romesco, duchilly hazelnuts; Slow Roasted Pork Pizza, fig, grilled onion, fontina, arugula; Wood-Grilled Florida Shrimp dill aioli; and Ricotta Crostini apricot thyme jam alongside Local Fish Ceviche and Classic Deviled Eggs. Paired with 2014 Blue Fish Original Dry Riesling, Pfalz.
- First– Florida Mangos with torn herbs, bean sprouts, peanuts, nuoc cham vinaigrette, and fried onions. Paired with 2013 Fritz Haag Brauneberger Riesling Kabinett, Mosel.
- Second – Rotisserie Leg of Lamb served family style with new potatoes, preserved meyer lemon, salsa verde, watercress along with merguez lamb sausage, pickled red onions, cucumbers, and yogurt. Paired with 2012 August Kesseler “N” Pinot Noir, Rheingau.
- Dessert – Grilled Peaches with crème fraiche, Florida honey, pistachios, and thyme. Paired with NV Dr. L Sparkling Riesling, Mosel.