26th Annual Fairchild Garden’s Mango Festival

26th Annual Fairchild Garden’s Mango Festival

On Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, 2018, the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida, celebrated the king of all tropical fruits – the mango. The Fairchild’s 26th Annual International Mango Festival featured the mangos of Haiti, along with other tropical favorites. As always, the mango festival featured the world’s largest variety ofRead More …

Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration 2018

Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration 2018

The 2018 Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue took place on Friday, May 11th, at the Broward County Convention Center. This Orange Bowl signature food and wine event was sponsored by Coca-Cola, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Blue Moon, Dave & Buster, FPL, Miami Dolphins, Hard Rock Hollywood,Read More …

Grate Madeleine Participates in SOBEWFF 2018

Grate Madeleine Participates in SOBEWFF 2018

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018, Grate Madeleine participated in the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF). We were located in the Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village from noon to 5 pm, and handed out over 1,500 samples of gourmet mini vanilla madeleines dipped in premium Callebaut Belgian dark chocolate.  Read More …

Fairchild Garden Celebrates Chocolate for the 12th Year in a Row

Fairchild Garden Celebrates Chocolate for the 12th Year in a Row

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden held it’s annual International Chocolate Festival from January 19-21, 2018. This year’s festival marked 12 years of celebrating chocolate in South Florida. Attendees indulged in chocolate delicacies during the most sought-after event at the Fairchild Garden. The Garden House was full of vendors offering exquisiteRead More …

Miami New Times Sips & Sweets…Holiday Party Miami Style

Miami New Times Sips & Sweets…Holiday Party Miami Style

Last Thursday, December 14th, Miami New Times’ Sips & Sweets: Miami’s Holiday Party took place at the Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection in North Miami Beach. In its inaugural year, over 500 guests indulged in unlimited sips and sweets curated by over 20 vendors.        Read More …

Doral Food & Wine Festival 2017

Doral Food & Wine Festival 2017

This past weekend, Grate Madeleine participated in the 2nd Annual Doral Food & Wine Festival. The two-day event was held at Doral Central Park, and was said to be bigger and better than last year’s event. The event featured the Grand Tasting Pavilion, which showcased local restaurants and bakers. GrateRead More …

The 25th Annual International Mango Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The 25th Annual International Mango Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

On Saturday and Sunday, July 1st and 2nd, 2017, the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida, honored the king fruit of summer – the mango. This year marked Fairchild’s 25th Annual International Mango Festival where the world’s largest variety of mangos was on display. Everyone in attendance wasRead More …

Wolfsonian-FIU: A Breath of Fresh Air on Miami Beach

Wolfsonian-FIU: A Breath of Fresh Air on Miami Beach

When people think about South Beach the last thing that comes to mind is a museum or higher education. People automatically think Ocean Drive, flowing drinks, and sparkling seas; yet, hidden inside a discreet Art Deco building on Washington Avenue is The Wolfsonian-Florida International University (FIU) museum, library, and researchRead More …

Similarities Between Madeleines, Cookies, and Cakes

Similarities Between Madeleines, Cookies, and Cakes

Madeleines are typically described as a teacake cookie. A better description of a madeleine is a cross between a cookie and a cake or cupcake, because the texture is firm, yet tender, with a cake like crumb. In order to visualize and imagine the taste and texture of a madeleine,Read More …

Fairchild Garden Celebrates Spring with Its 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale and Garden Festival

Fairchild Garden Celebrates Spring with Its 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale and Garden Festival

On Saturday and Sunday, April 8th and 9th, 2017, the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida, celebrated its 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale and Spring Garden Festival from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Attendees joined in the festivities to celebrate the season with gorgeous plants and trees, liveRead More …