Isaac Camber served in the underground Jewish defense force, Haganah, during World War II, resettled Holocaust survivors after the war and worked as a food scientist in Miami and Latin America. In his later years, he founded a medical and scientific equipment distributorship in Miami.
In an abrupt decision, Miami-based The Fresh Diet, a gourmet food delivery service, closed shop Friday without informing most employees and clients, many of whom paid for the service months in advance.
Caracas-born Lorena Garcia has built a culinary empire, with airport-based restaurants, cookbooks, TV show appearances and a line of cookware — not bad for a law school graduate who balked at her first paralegal job.
A resident at The Palace at Coral Gables, Mario Smuglovsky gives meat-stuffed empanadas to neighbors and staff at the luxury retirement community. He says the key to the mouth-watering delicacy is to tenderize the meat properly.