Miami

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING
Miami, Part 2: Biscayne Bay

 

This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated series, Australian Chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, and across the sea, traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other US locations to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.

 

Miami, Part 2: Biscayne Bay
Host Pete Evans joins Chef, restaurateur, and James Beard award-winner Michael Schwartz and his friend Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli in Miami at Biscayne Bay. Their first stop is Sublicious Farms, a gourmet mushroom farm to pick up oyster mushrooms for Giorgio’s mushroom terrine with pickled onions and charred bread. Next they visit Michael’s favorite seafood shop, the Casablanca Fish Market to source some fresh catch for Michael’s crab fritters and mixed seafood fideua. They finish off the evening with Michael’s dessert peaches on the grill with local honey, crema, coconut and yogurt.

 

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING
Culinary Institute of America

 

This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated series, Australian chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other locations across the United States to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.

 

Culinary Institute of America
Pete joins three award-winning chefs – Germano Minin, Bruno Difabio and Tim Reardon – at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York for an Italian feast. First stop is Arthur Avenue Marketplace in the Bronx to pick-up some wonderful Italian ingredients, then on to Sprout Creek Farm in Poughkeepsie to source some local goat cheese. On the menu tonight at the CIA: classic caponata with prosciutto, grilled octopus salad, sun-dried tomato gnocchi and Bruno’s famous pizzas.

 

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING
Louisville, Kentucky

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING: Louisville, Kentucky

 

This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated series, Australian chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other locations across the United States to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.

 

Louisville, Kentucky
Pete joins chefs Anthony Lamas and Daniel Wright at Ambrosia Farm outside Louisville, Kentucky for a bourbon-themed dinner. The chefs join master distiller Chris Morris at Woodford Reserve to learn how the bourbon that has been a historic Kentucky landmark for 140 years is made. In the kitchen, Anthony makes a main dish of grilled buffalo skirt steak with chimichurri while Daniel demonstrates how to make a smoked BBQ beef brisket and short ribs with bourbon and cider.

 

Il Volo: We are Love

 

Il Volo is a young trio of tenors that has won hearts across America with their exquisite vocals. In this live concert of love songs filmed in Miami Beach, Florida, the group performs “Questo Amore,” “I Bring You to My Senses,” “We Are Love” and other songs in Spanish, English, Italian and French.

 

The Day It Snowed In Miami

 

This film traces the political activism behind an equal-rights statute in Miami, and how it galvanized the gay rights movement in Florida and beyond. Thirty five years ago, as snowflakes prepared to dust palm trees in a city known for its warmth, Miami-Dade County lawmakers unknowingly debated an issue that would ignite a political maelstrom. The seemingly benign ordinance — essentially an addendum to the county’s existing anti-discrimination legislation — sought to prohibit discrimination in housing, public accommodations or employment based on the basis of “affectional or sexual preference.”

 

On Jan. 18, 1977, a throng of conservatives led by singer and Florida Orange Juice spokeswoman Anita Bryant packed downtown commission chambers in protest. The commissioners ultimately passed the ordinance by a narrow 5-3 margin, but Bryant vowed to lead a repeal — and succeeded. The ordinance set back the gay-rights movement for decades; it took more than 20 years for Miami-Dade to revive and pass the law. The film also chronicles the tragic effects of the AIDS pandemic in South Florida, and the ironic, compassionate turn in public opinion towards the gay community.

 

 

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