Day: February 7, 2021

What is nomadic cuisine? Find out at this new Latin fusion restaurant in Wynwood

Feb. 4—Andean culture is about to meet Latin fusion in Wynwood.

Restaurateur Diego D’Alvia, who owns the Rex- Best Chivito in Town restaurants in Buenos Aires, is opening Wakyu Restaurant & Bar in Miami next week.

The 2,000-square-foot restaurant, which has indoor and outdoor seating, considers its kitchen experimental. Helmed by Milan-born Chef Matteo Gritti, it aspires to what it calls “nomadic-inspired” cuisine.

What does that mean?

It means you can start with light dishes such as the Krunchies Tuber & Beet Hummus. You can hit the raw bar and order hot and cold fresh tapas. Want something cold? Try the Phantom Ceviche with Patagonia trout, vegetable pickles and green gazpacho which blends Spanish, Peruvian and Mexican flavors. Prefer hot tapas? Get the Arancini stuffed with goat cheese and burnt aioli.

Main courses include the Octopus in The Coral Reef with eggplant, beetroot and red coral, Wayku’s nod to Surf

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Health column: Football and Food: Enjoy a healthy Superbowl | Health

The Super Bowl is a time for parties, family gatherings and a chance for football fans to get together to watch the big game. This Sunday’s game in Tampa and viewing parties here at home will look different this year due to the pandemic. One thing that’s not changed is the food; it’s as much a part of the game as the coin toss and memorable TV commercials.

Whether you’re rooting for the Chiefs to repeat as champions, or are hoping that Tom Brady wins another ring, your Super Bowl party undoubtedly will include plenty to eat. Now — how do you enjoy the game while eating healthy?

The calorie-laden goodies that requires half of the grocery store’s cream cheese stock will still likely adorn our plates … and should. Food is a very social part of our culture and let’s be honest, we could all use a little comfort

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Vientiane Cafe, Sazon Restaurant and Ralph’s Italian Restaurant are among Philadelphia’s ‘first’ restaurants

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia is a city of firsts, and that pioneering spirit also extends to the food scene.

Vientiane Cafe opened the city’s first Laotian restaurant in 2002 in West Philadelphia. The family-run spot has been doing takeout and delivery only during the pandemic, serving Laotian specialties like Naam, laab, homemade Laotian sausage and sticky rice.

Vientiane Cafe | Facebook | Instagram
4728 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19143

Vientiane Bistro
2537 Kensington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125

Sazon Restaurant lays claim to being the first traditional Venezuelan Restaurant in the state of Pennsylvania.

Chef/Owner Judith Suzarra-Campbell was raised in a family of cooks and brought those recipes here when she moved to Philadelphia.

During the pandemic, she and her husband, Robert, have been relying on regulars for takeout and delivery. Judy has been selling her famous arepas frozen so you can heat and eat any time, while Robert

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What is your favorite Super Bowl food?

The big game is right around the corner, and while our beloved Chicago Bears are sitting this one out (again), us fans will mostly still be able to enjoy the Super Bowl for what it has become. A glorious football holiday.

a plate of food on a table

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Some will congregate at a big party with friends and family, while others will keep things low key, but regardless of how we celebrate the end of the NFL’s season, many of us will be eating something scrumptious for the occasion.

I asked some of the WCG team to give us their favorite Super Bowl food and to share their recipes with us too.

Erik Christopher Duerrwaechter:

My Bangin’ Brats, of course.

Recipe – One (1) lot of your favorite, high quality bratwurst; Italian seasoning; three whole garlic cloves; Greek seasoning; oregano; thyme; red chili

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