Soul Food Cart at The Stage


Ryan's Tutti Frutti, with Michter's Rye Whisky, Aperol, Crème de Violette and Fresh Lemon.

When Miami’s top live music venue, The Stage, cooked up a new weekend festival focusing on the era when soul music prevailed, organizers didn’t have to go far find their match in food…  As good Design District neighbors, we did not have to think twice and answered the call to roll out the MGFD cart with a southern style menu for the first two days of the inaugural “Soul of Miami Music” from July 29 – 31, honoring the 1950s – 1960s. The Stage’s multi-faceted space will house live musical performances, live art, classic cocktails, and exclusive culinary components from yours truly – all with a modern soulful twist and in collaboration with the badasses at LEBO Studios. Bar manager and resident mixologist, Ryan Goodspeed, will guest bartend with The Stage’s Cricket Nelson, to share contemporary interpretations of classic cocktails from the mid-20th century, including his Tutti Frutti featuring Michter’s Rye Whiskey.  The recipe is now available on its Facebook page to mix up at home.

The primary element of the weekend is a series of live musical performances by a medley of The Stage’s most celebrated acts, both traveling and local, representing the evolution of soul music with a broad range of styles, sounds and influences.

For the food cart menu, and hours of operation, as well as the whole soul fest weekend itinerary, follow the jump…

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