Miami in 1981 was a sleepy back water – what was it like then? Think mega TV show Miami Vice or the Mariol Boat lift. But there was also Pumpernicks, Chauveron, Regines. How did Miami grow into the famous, hip food scene it is today. Gretchen Schmidt, host of the Miami 1981 Kampong event and Cristina Favretto curator of the University of Miami Culinary archives gives us some answers. #wlrn npr 91.3 fm. live and archived www.wlrn.org.
Cristina Favretto, UM Culinary Collections and Gretchen Schmidt, 1981 Miami co-host with special shrimp cocktail in vintage glass. And Scott Cunninham with poetry pops.