The SFDB Weekend Widget is up and running in the right sidebar as we get ready for the weekend in South Florida. Here is your snow-free evening Sift.
A- South Florida Food and Wine reports on last night's S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition South Regional Competition that was held at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Miami.
Each year S.Pellegrino hosts leading culinary schools across the U.S. and Canada in a fast-paced highly-intense cooking competition that spotlights the best and the brightest. The program consists of 10 regional competitions (nine U.S .and one Canada) where students compete before the influential media and renowned chefs throughout January and February, leading to the final competition in March in Napa Valley, California.B- Random Pixels gives me yet another reason to doubt someone's story when they've been arrested.
C- Arterpillar profiles local artist and curator Jill Slaughter and the good work she's doing for South Florida's art community.
Slaughter organizes projects that promote community interaction through cultural arts, typically while supporting local organizations. Her undertakings include the Sincerity Project, an exhibition for which select artists create themed works and offer them to special-needs clients from organizations such as Artists With Autism and the Ann Storck Center, who create their own interpretations of the works. Afterwards, all versions of the works are hung together in a show at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines.D- Wow. Check out the Cuban food being served up at a new place in Coral Gables...at Burger Beast.
He embraces our heritage very well through his food. He wants the dishes to be something new yet still have their ties to the food we grew up eating. I know my late grandmother would have loved & appreciated the food at Bread + Butter.E- If it's Thursday, it's time for South Florida Theatre Scene's weekly theater wrap up.
F- Curbed Miami posts a rap video that yours truly witnessed being made during Art Basel.
G- Gather what you may from what Gun Free Zone says...
Perhaps once again we are in the brink of taking down the democratically appointed royal class and back to a government of the people, by the people, for the people.H- Roy Black sees a kindred spirit in Paul Harvey's unique delivery.
I- DBA/Cafe in Fort Lauderdale gets a nice write up from Florida Keys Girl.
The menu is small, but well thought out, and has numerous choices. At our table were some mussels in a coconut curry broth (delicious), followed by two salads – Crunchy, with romaine, apples, avocado and green goddess dressing (I could not stop digging my fork into my friend’s bowl) and Mixed Greens, with beets, goat cheese, rum soaked raisins (oh my!) and pistachios. Both salads were delicious, and very large.J- Eye on Miami has video evidence that Natacha Seijas may be getting back into Miami-Dade politics.