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Festival features edible literature
Culture, Food

Festival features edible literature

A candied “Candide,” a “Berry Hungry Caterpillar” and a floury “Perks of Being a Wall-flour” were among the entries in the 15th annual Edible Book Festival at Richter Library. This festival celebrates the nourishing power of novels with edible art. Members of the university community, students or otherwise, competed in four categories: Wittiest Pun, Most…

Make St. Patrick’s Day magically delicious
Culture, Food

Make St. Patrick’s Day magically delicious

Make your St. Patrick’s Day magically delicious. In five minutes, you can whip up a tasty portable snack to fuel your St. Paddy’s day adventures. Your friends will be green with envy when you break out this seasonal twist on a childhood classic. Lucky Charms Treats Adapted from Food.com Ingredients: 5 cups Lucky Charms 3…

A local taste of Cuba
Culture, Food

A local taste of Cuba

Though Cuba is located about 90 miles away, living in the heart of Miami means you’re never more than a few blocks from great Cuban food. From the savory meat dishes to the sweet flan, Miami is a city built on arroz y frijoles and fueled by cafe cubano. Authentic cuisine is full of rich and comforting flavors…

Biting into Miami’s Cuban cuisine, restaurant scene
Community, Culture, Food

Biting into Miami’s Cuban cuisine, restaurant scene

There’s nothing like savoring the tender juiciness of lechon asado or biting into the crunchy interior of a frita sandwich. Though these dishes are inherently Cuban, they’ve become closely associated with Miami. Junior Jorge Alvarez is Cuban-American and cherishes the connection between food and his home country. “In Miami, I think it just ties back…

South beach festival brings treats to beach
Community, Culture, Food

South beach festival brings treats to beach

The 2015 South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) came to town, bringing with it a powerhouse of culinary forces including local restaurants, celebrity chefs and wines and spirits. The event was set right on the beach, allowing guests to get a taste of the sand and sea as well as the incredible array of dishes….

Restaurants to satisfy hearty Valentine’s Day appetite
Culture, Food

Restaurants to satisfy hearty Valentine’s Day appetite

Whether you plan to treat a special someone to a night of wining, dining and Valentining or plan to go out with friends to protest all things red and heart-shaped, here are four restaurants to make Feb. 14 memorable.   SUSHISAMBA Splurge on sushi, steak and ceviche this Valentine’s Day at Sushisamba. This Coral Gables…

Dessert Wars contest ends on a sweet note
Culture, Food

Dessert Wars contest ends on a sweet note

They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but that’s an alarmingly sexist saying for the twenty-first century world. If the crowd at Sunday’s “Dessert Wars” competition at the BankUnited Center was any indication, women love to stuff their faces just as much as their male counterparts. Who could resist…

‘Dessert Wars’ stirs up delicious competition
Culture, Food

‘Dessert Wars’ stirs up delicious competition

In most lists of food trends, one specific category leads the pack. From cupcakes to cronuts to deep-fried oreos, dessert is more than an occasional indulgence – it’s a cultural obsession. What better way to feed cravings than two hours entirely devoted to everyone’s favorite course? This Sunday, the university will be hosting “Dessert Wars”…

Celebrating World Nutella Day
Culture, Food

Celebrating World Nutella Day

Nutella has been a dietary staple in the United States since 1983, when it was first imported from Italy. Pietro Ferrero created the product in the 1940s when he chose to add hazelnut instead of cocoa due to rationing during WWII. What started out as a paste is now a renowned spread made from roasted hazelnuts, skim…

Magical weekend brings ‘Harry Potter’ treats to life
Culture, Food, Travel

Magical weekend brings ‘Harry Potter’ treats to life

Witches and wizards crowded into Quidditch supply shops, parents ushered their children in to Ollivander’s for a wand, and nearly everyone could be seen sporting their house colors of red, blue, green or gold down the streets of Diagon Alley. “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” which took place at Universal Orlando this weekend, brought Harry…

Super Bowl snacks that score
Culture, Food

Super Bowl snacks that score

Whether you’re in favor of Team Seahawks, Team Patriots, or Team Commercials, no Super Bowl party is complete without enough snacks to fill a stadium. These quick and easy recipes are sure to score points with all kinds of football fans. Touchdown Dip A layer for every point!  Ingredients: 1 16 oz can refried beans…

Built and Tossed offer affordable custom dining options
Culture, Food

Built and Tossed offer affordable custom dining options

Vegetarians and burger enthusiasts can get their fix thanks to two new dining options that allow students to customize their meals to satisfy any taste buds. Built Custom Burgers dishes up burgers while Tossed serves up salads, and both offer customization that provide a new level of variety – something most college students long for…

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