The annual Deering Seafood Festival has grown steadily over its 13 years, each iteration outdoing the previous in scope and attendance. But this year’s event marked a first for the festival, as tickets sold out a day early and Deering Estate Foundation membership sales were temporarily halted to prevent overcrowding.
Pro Sports Club recalled 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars Friday because it included soy butter from SoyNut Butter, which has recalled several products after an E. Coli outbreak has been traced to them.
The CDC raised the number of infected in the SoyNut Butter Company E. Coli outbreak to 23 over nine states as a fifth lawsuit was filed. The lawsuit named Kentucky-based Dixie Dew Productrs as the actual maker of the infected products
Neither the FDA nor The SoyNut Butter Company will identify publicly SoyNut’s contractor that made the product the CDC strongly links to 16 cases of E. coli infection in nine different states. A third lawsuit will be filed today against SoyNut Butter.
The winner of Calle Ocho’s first croqueta-eating contest Sunday scarfed down just under 20 of the fried ham rolls per minute. Carmen Cincotti of New Jersey ate an impressive 158 croquetas in eight minutes, beating out the second-place finisher with 144 croquetas.
Carmen Cincotti ate an impressive 158 croquetas in eight minutes, beating out Joey Chestnut, who Major League Eating called “the greatest eater in history.” This was the first year Calle Ocho held the contest, called “El Croquetazo.”
Michael Schwartz built one of the most beloved Miami restaurants — in a part of town no one thought could work, at a time when the Design District was even more of a gamble than a young Wynwood — and became a Miami success story.