Food & Wine News
FOOD & WINE TALK is back!
Hosts Carole Kotkin and Simone Diament are pleased to announce that FOOD & WINE TALK, a
culinary, cultural and lifestyle one-hour program will now air on WDNA 88.9 FM Serious Jazz,
as part of the station's programmed schedule.
Beginning Monday, April 4, 2005 Food & Wine Talk Radio show will air weekly from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
and will simultaneously webcast on the Internet: live on
www.wdna.org and with permanent
access to the show and its audio archives on
- Carole Kotkin, is the manager of The Cooking School at The Ocean Reef Club. She is
also food editor of Wine News Magazine, a syndicated Miami Herald food columnist, and co-author
of MMMMiami-Tempting Tropical Tastes for Home Cooks Everywhere. She was editor of the first
South Florida Zagat Restaurant Guide.
- Simone Zarmati Diament, the founding publisher and editor of The South Florida Gourmet and
SouthFloridaGourmet.com, is food editor of Gables Living magazine. She was editor of the first
food supplement in a major Buenos Aires daily newspaper, and editor-in-chief of New York City in The Pocket.
- They will be joined by wine expert Michael Bittel, co-owner of Sunset Corners Fine Wines and
Food & Wine Talk will cover a variety of topics on all aspects of food, wine, books and travel to
provide a listening experience at the cutting-edge of the food and wine scene with a dash of energy
The Show will feature chefs and their recipes, new products and produce, restaurant reviews, interviews
with cookbook authors and wine makers, food and wine destinations, and will answer questions on
everything from ingredients to techniques.
Food & Wine Talk, is produced by SouthFloridaGourmet.com
For additional information about Food & Wine Talk please log on:
For sponsorship opportunities log on to:
www.southfloridagourmet.com or contact
Carole Kotkin: firstname.lastname@example.org ,
Simone Diament: email@example.com
MIAMI WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL @ THE INTERCONTINENTAL MIAMI
Thursday April 7 through Saturday April 10
Thursday, April 7, 6 - 6:45 p.m. VIP Tasting; 7 - 9:30 p.m. general Admission to Taste and Toast ($150 VIP; $75 general admission in adcance/$100 at the door) fine wine tasting with a tour around the world featuring more than 60 wines as well as culinary delights from some of Miami's top dining spots.
Friday, April 8: Swing and Sip 2nd annual United Way/Sunset Corners golf classic in partnership with Carlton Fields Westview Country Club, 2601 Gratigny Parkway, Miami
Friday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. Food,Friends and Fun interactive dinner with Chef Govind Armstrong of Table 8.
Saturday 9: Black Tie Black-tie Glamour and Spirited Bidding: A Gala Dinner with Fine Wine Live auction.
For Tickets and information, visit
or call 786-596-WINE .
In benefit of Baptist Health And United Way
THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS LECHON ASADO, BBQ RIBS WITH MUSIC AT MUNDO
Every Thursday MUNDO now offers roasted pig, or lech�n, in the new caja china set on
the restaurant's patio to the sound of music. Then on Sunday, it's Johnny Largo's Chicago-style BBQ ribs,
Java Gal's mushroom-stuffed Kobe beef BBQ burgers, and live Blues from Graham and Albert of "Iko Iko"! Mundo,
325 San Lorenzo Ave., at Village of Merrick Park, Coral Gables. 305-442-6787.
BRIAN KAY NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF AT OCEAN KEY RESORT & SPA IN KEY WEST
The Hot Tin Roof at Ocean Key Resort & Spa in Key West has announced the appointment of their new
executive chef Brian Kay . Chef Kay previously served as the executive chef of the Westin St. John
Resort & Villas and the executive chef at The Lodge at Vail, Colorado