Coffee tastes especially good this morning for some reason. Let's get the day started with a pretty decent Sunday morning Sift.
A- There is no better way to start out this morning's Sift that to announce that there are goats for sale at Redland Rambles.
When I went to see the kids, they were only a few weeks old and in that awwww how cuuuute stage. Now they are four months old, bigger but still cute, and Hani is looking to sell them — but only to the right buyer. “Not to eat, and no santeria!” he said. He’d like to see them go to a herd where they can grow up and live out their lives.B- Beached Miami has the latest from Psychic Mirrors...groovy tracks included.
On Saturday, the 10-piece Miami collective, spearheaded by Mickey de Grandy (aka Ryan de Grandy) and featuring members from Kabuki Iron Kolors and Capsule, announced the release of a 7” through Miami’s Cosmic Chronic Records.C- South Florida Food and Wine places Chef Douglas Rodriguez in their spotlight.
South Florida Food and Wine: When did you realize that cooking was your passion?D- The Miami Bike Scene shares a video and a slideshow of images from Friday's Critical Mass ride.
Douglas Rodriguez: I was raised in Miami and grew up with the sights, smells, and tastes of Cuban/American cuisine. I developed a passion for food at a very early age – 6 years old! By age 10 I had a collection of cookbooks, pots and pans and was developing and preparing original dishes. I have always loved to cook and knew I would be a chef even as a child.
A group of about 450+ cyclists attended Friday evening's Miami Critical Mass ride which took them through Little Havana, The Roads, Coral Gate, Shenandoah, Brickell and Downtown. Once again the rain and cloudy skies did not deter these cyclists from their last Friday of the month ritual.E- Eye on Miami shows us how Julio Robaina's absentee ballot efforts are being funded by out of town PAC's. Wonder why?