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Boca Bacchanal 2020 IS BACK!

Boca Bacchanal 2020 IS BACK!

Culinary

Published 1/15/20

BB 2020 is expected to draw over 1600 residents and visitors from throughout South Florida. The theme of this year's Grand Tasting will be Wine Country. Bacchanal 2020 will bring together world-class chefs from all over the United States, distinguished vintners from all over the world, and a host of enticing interactive experiences.Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy scrumptious food and refreshing libations, while supporting an extremely worthy cause. The funds that are raised will go towards the BRHS&M's heritage education programs for adults and children. Last year's Boca Bacchanal was a resounding success and raised over $225,000.Since its inception in 2003, the Boca Bacchanal has supported the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum.100 percent of the proceeds will fund innovative and diverse heritage education programs for residents, students, and visitors. These programs are now serving upwards of 1200 schoolchildren each year with impactful experiences in historic …

A world of Italian food and wine under one roof? Mamma mia!

A world of Italian food and wine under one roof? Mamma mia!

Culinary

Published 1/2/20

By Daisy CabreraThe great Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” And, may we add Italian wine? This enchanting affair, which offered mouth-watering samplings of traditional and modern cuisine, went beyond the palate. It was a love letter to Italy, and a bona fide cultural representation of the country’s heart and soul.IACCSE’s Executive Director Nevio Boccanera said, “The Italian culture holds hundreds of years of tradition in creating specialty products that cannot be reproduced abroad – that is because of the strong tie between Italian products and their territory of origin. This includes environmental and climate factors, as well as the artisan tradition of food and wine producers.”Considered the chamber’s biggest event, it took place during the ‘Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World’ coordinated in the Southeast by the Consulate Generalof Italy. Boccanera shared the food and beverage industry is very significant for Italian …

Foodie Diaries - Artisan Beach House  Waterfront dining at its finest

Foodie Diaries - Artisan Beach House Waterfront dining at its finest

Culinary

Published 12/27/18

The upscale Artisan Beach House offers up a plethora of delicious dishes, glorious ocean views at sunrise, and romantic bayside views at sunset. A fabulously chic restaurant, it is set inside the award-winning, 5-star Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour. Heaven on earth, truly.While taking in the view, let’s start with a cocktail, shall we? The Smoked Orange Blossom, a bourbon-based beauty served on the rocks, arrives in a glass dome. Take in this fruit-forward drink’s smoke and fragrant smells of orange marmalade, simple syrup and distinct orange bitters. It’s divine.There are plenty of small, incredible bites to launch into this culinary journey. The Charred Octopus is a tender tentacle bursting of flavors that play to all the senses. It shares the plate with Tandoori-style carrots, blended Vadouvan spices, mango and curry sauce, dollops of sour yogurt and touch of fresh cilantro. It’s a mouth-feel of goodness.The Cobia Ceviche is simple perfection. Thinly sliced, firm white fish with a …

Wines of the World

Wines of the World

Culinary

Published 10/10/18

Wines of the World, an annual wine and food extravaganza affectionately known as WOW, is set for Friday, Nov. 16 at Pier 66. Now in its 23rd year, the unparalleled evening of global vintages and fine cuisine benefits Symphony of the Americas.said James LaBonte, who has co-chaired the event since its inception. “It’s a memorable experience for novices and oenophiles alike.”Featuring PenfoldsThis year’s featured winery is Penfolds, an Australian house that has been creating quality vintages since 1844 and has been named top winery of the year by Penfolds prestigious Wine and Spirits magazine more than 20 times. Ewan Proctor, who currently serves as Penfold’s ambassador and head of luxury education for Treasury Wine Estates, the second largest distributor in the industry, will be on hand to chat with guests about the company’s winemaking process and compelling vintages such as the Penfold’s reserve wines, which will be served in the VIP room at WOW.Festivities …

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