Stories with 'food' tag

Defining food deserts and food insecurity in Miami

Want to know more about the history and factors behind food deserts in Miami? We dug into the issue.

/ February 24, 2020


How Health in the Hood is working to fight food deserts in Miami

Health in the Hood has worked to build community gardens in Miami and bring healthy food to communities in need.

/ February 24, 2020


Where to find the hidden treasures in Pinecrest

The friendly staff at Wagon’s West is ready to greet you. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) When we asked you to recommend things to do in Pinecrest, we didn’t realize for how many incredible eateries would show up on the list. Prepare your Instagram – and bring a hungry friend or two – because Pinecrest is home […]

/ August 15, 2019


Looking for a place to watch the Women’s World Cup in Miami? We’ve got you covered

Looking for a spot to watch the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Miami? We’ve got you.

/ June 5, 2019


Miami loves a good croqueta, here’s the history of the tasty treat

Miami loves a good croqueta but where did these tasty treats come from? The history goes all the way to France

/ May 31, 2019


What’s up in Little Havana: Life House

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Life House Hotel is Little Havana’s first boutique hotel, and it’s not just for travelers. It’s for locals who want to live like they travel here. The courtyard feels more like a backyard with its plants, hammock, and edible garden. The cafe, Parcela, offers a modern take on Latin cuisine—inspired […]

/ May 8, 2019


Chocolate, Miamified

Chocolate, MiamifiedForget Despacito. Here's Exquisito — Miami's first chocolate factory.–Made possible by Visit MiamiPosted by The New Tropic on Tuesday, April 16, 2019THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Exquisito Chocolates is Miami’s first chocolate factory, and they like to “Latinize” and “Miami-fy” their bean-to-bar bon bons: “Little Guavana” is made with fresh guava, and “Miami Vice” is […]

/ April 29, 2019


This food fest is looking to showcase Miami’s black-owned restaurants

Alexis Brown and Joel Franklin organized the Black Pepper Food Festival in Overtown, to give Miami’s black-owned restaurants some shine.

/ April 17, 2019


At Zaytouna, Syrian refugees start from scratch

WHAT SHE’S DOING: Christa Tawil believes that food can bridge the cultural gaps that separate us. That’s why she founded Zaytouna, an organization by and for Syrian refugee women to help each other resettle in South Florida and gain financial independence. At Zaytouna, the women produce homemade foods from the Middle East, such as baklava, […]

/ April 15, 2019


Miami women to watch

Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami is widely considered the only major American city founded by a woman. […]

/ March 28, 2019