Short work week coming up, readers. Enjoy your evening Sift.
A- Lots of extreme offshore racing photos at Nikon Miami.
B- South Florida Food and Wine chats it up with Blake Malatesta, Executive Chef at 50 Ocean in Delray Beach.
South Florida Food and Wine: Where do you get your culinary inspiration?C- Blogging Black Miami posts some allegations of election hijinks.
Blake Malatesta: From the ingredients; taking a raw turnip and transforming it, into a soup, puree, or sauce is something that is special.
This morning community activist Tangela Sears called for FBI assistance at Precinct 508 at the Liberty Square Community Center. Citizens were showing up to vote and then told that they already voted by absentee ballot. It was also reported that attorneys for Mitt Romney were at the site.D- Bird Road Art Walk photos at Soul of Miami.
E- The Florida Grand Opera's opening night this weekend was a good one, according to South Florida Classical Review.
A traditional production of one of the most popular operas in the world may not be the most adventurous way to open a season. But FGO’s new general director, Susan Danis, the highly regarded former chief of Sarasota Opera—who had no role in programming this season—has said she wants to produce German opera, 20th- and 21st-century works and other repertoire not normally heard by South Florida audiences. For all its traditionalism, Saturday’s first-class Puccini opening shows she has plenty of promising material to work with in the coming seasons.F- Miami was nutty as far back as 1931, as The305.Com shows in their Old School Sunday feature.
G- Eye on Miami is wondering whether Marco Rubio is tall enough to be President.