Northern Exposure | Growing Season Update with Farm to Kitchen

Sure enough, blue graffiti above an open, barred gate marked the spot. A fitting tag for the entrance to Farm to Kitchen’s brand new — and I mean new-car-smell-new — warehouse facility in Little Haiti. Chris Padin found the unassuming location on 54th street just east of North Miami Avenue through a friend and chose … Continue reading Northern Exposure | Growing Season Update with Farm to Kitchen

Sharing is Caring: Farm to Kitchen Brings the Farm to Miami

About six months ago, Jackie told you to Follow the Forager, and we hope you have been. We certainly have, as Chris Padin and his Farm to Kitchen local product distribution service delivers the best of South Florida’s farms to our restaurants’ doorsteps and our feeds online.  We always love what we see.  But turns … Continue reading Sharing is Caring: Farm to Kitchen Brings the Farm to Miami

Field Report: A Spring Farm Run in The Redland

On Sundays and Wednesdays at 9:00AM an email is sent out to some of the best chefs and produce junkies in Miami.  I was lucky it was a Wednesday when I found myself poking around the walk-in cooler at Farm to Kitchen HQ.  While owner Chris Padin finished up the morning’s transmission, I became acquainted with the fridge, a … Continue reading Field Report: A Spring Farm Run in The Redland

Local Legacy | Michael’s Ark Comes Full Circle at Paraiso Bay

FOR THE EVENT IN PICTURES, CLICK HERE. Join us Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. for Slow Food’s annual Ark of Taste benefit event bringing all of The Genuine Hospitality Group chefs together for the first time!  In its 6th year, this special evening unfolds on the waterfront site of chef Michael Schwartz’s future beach club … Continue reading Local Legacy | Michael’s Ark Comes Full Circle at Paraiso Bay