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MIAMI DADE COUNTY Basil Park, 17608 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, Fl 33160, 305-705-0004 Casabe 305 Bistro, 1762 Coral Way, Miami, Fl 33145, 786-310-7510 El Shaddai Fine Lebanese Cuisine, 9519 S. Dixie Hwy, Miami, fl 33156, 786-401-7714 Il Mulino, 840 1st St., Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-372-1221 IL MULINO, 840 First St. Miami Beach, 305-372-1221 Jefe’s, 12581 Biscayane Blvs, North Miami, FL 33181, 305-989-5811 Larios on the Beach, 820 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl 33139, 305-532-9577 Macchialina, 820 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-534-2124 Petit Miami , 1929 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-534-9887, petitbistrogroup.com Shuckers Waterfront Grill, 1819 79th St. Causeway, North Bay Village, FL 33141, 305-866-1570 The Cypress Room, 3620 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33137, 305-520-5197 The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-520-6000 BROWARD COUNTY Akuna Sushi & Thai, 2571 N. Hiatus Rd., Cooper City, Fl 33026, 954-704-9006 Bull Market, 210 SW 2nd St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312, 954-523-1213 Fork and Balls, 200 SW 2nd St. Ft. Lauderdale, FL La Brochette Bistro, 2635 N. Hiatus Road, Cooper City, fl 33026, 954-435-9090 Rhino Doughnuts, 107 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308, 855-744-6674 Ruchi Indian Restaurant, 17085 Pines Blvd, FL 33027, 954-505-7455 Woodlands Indian Cuisine, 4816 N. University Dr. Lauderhill, FL 33351, 954-749-3221 PALM BEACH COUNTY Beer Trade Company, 145 NE 4th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483, 954-260-7611 Meat Eatery and Taproom, 980 N. Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33432, 561-419-2600 Okeechobee Steakhouse, 2854 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, Fl 33409, 561-683-5151 Suri Tapas Bar, 707 Lake Worth, FL 33460, 561-249-7436 The Chickpea, 400 Clematis St., West Palm Bach, FL 33401, 561-755-5151 The Cooper, in Old Water Bar Location: PGA Commons on PGA Blvd., In Palm Beach Gardens. U-Tiki Beach, 1095 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL 33477, 561-406-2210
3/4 pound cooked shrimp
1 cup low-sodium tomato juice
1 cup diced ripe tomatoes
1/2 cup diced Vidalia or red onion
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons diced cucumber (divided use)
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 cup nonfat, plain yogurt
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 scallions sliced (about 1/2 cup)
Divide tomato juice, tomatoes, onion and 1/4 cup cucumber between 2 large soup bowls. Divide olive oil, balsamic vinegar and yogurt between the bowls. Stir to blend. Add salt and pepper to taste. Divide the shrimp between the two bowls and sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons diced cucumber and scallions on top. Makes 2 servings.
Per serving: 344 calories (21 percent from fat), 8.0 g fat
(1.4 g saturated, 3.9 g monounsaturated), 261 mg cholesterol,
44.0 g protein, 23.9 g carbohydrates, 3.1 g fiber, 369 mg sodium.
Olive oil spray
2 slices whole grain bread
2 ounces sliced Manchego cheese (about 1/3 cup)
Spray bread with olive oil spray. Place in toaster oven or under the broiler for 30 seconds. Remove and place cheese over toast. Return to oven for 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with the soup. Makes 2 servings.
Per serving: 186 calories (50 percent from fat), 10.4 g fat
(5.7 g saturated, 0.5 g monounsaturated), 31 mg cholesterol,
11.2 g protein,13.0 g carbohydrates, 1.9 g fiber, 243 mg sodium.
It’s a new way of thinking about what we eat – intact Cuisine. Tim Andriola co-owner of Timo in Sunny Isles opened Basil Park a few doors down. His new concept features this style of food and is making a big hit. Learn more about it on Food News and Views, @WLRN NPR 91.3 FM, also listen live or archived at www.wlrn.org.
MIAMI DADE COUNTY Earl’s Kitchen And Bar, (305) 667-1786, Bobbie Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace, (305) 667-4617, Balan’s, (305) 667-7885 Aoki Teppanyaki, (305) 667-2654. All at the New Dadeland Mall Addition. Address: 7535 N Kendall Dr Miami, FL 33156 La Mar at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Dr Miami, FL 33131, (305) 913-8358 Rok Brgr Burger and Gastropub Address: 5800 SW 73rd St Miami, FL 33143, (305) 663-6099 Il Sole at The Villa By Barton G (Versace Mansion) Address: 1116 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139, 1-866-599-6674 15th and Vine Kitchen and Bar Phone, 485 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL 33131, (305) 503-0373 Milano, 850 Ocean Drive Miami Beac, FL, (305) 606-6816 Eden in Eden, 1248 SW 22nd St Miami, FL 33145, (305) 244-2840 Nothing But the Best, 2525 SW 3rd Ave, (305) 858-2525 Cavalli, 9700 Collins Ave Ste 138 Bal Harbour, (305) 865-8966 The Forge, 432 W 41st St Miami Beach, FL, (305) 538-8533 Timo, 17624 Collins Ave Sunny Isles Beach, FL, (305) 936-1008 Basil Park, 17608 Collins Ave North Miami Beach, FL, (305) 705-0004 Lorenzo, 1776 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL, (786) 483-1796 La Palapa Hondureña, 2699 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL, (305) 576-1262 Asian Fusion Café, 17043 S Dixie Hwy Miami, FL, (305) 278-6888 Touché Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant, 15 NE 11th St Miami, FL 33132, (305) 358-9848 CinéBistro, 11471 NW 12 St, Ste E615 Miami, FL 33172, (305) 455-7373 Shikany, 251 NW 25th St Miami, FL 33127, (305) 979-8052 Stanzione 87, 87 SW 8th St Miami, FL 33130, (786) 360-1852 Clive’s Café 5890 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33127, (305) 757-6512 PALM BEACH COUNTY Twenty Twenty Grille, 141 Via Naranjas - In Royal Palm Place. (www.Twentytwentygrille), (561) 990-7969. The Cooper, in Old Water Bar Location: PGA Commons on PgA Blvd., In Palm Beach Gardens. The Double Roads Tavern in The Jupiter Square Plaza At U.S. 1 And Indiantown Road. The Tin Muffin Café, 364 E Palmetto Park Rd Boca Raton, FL, (561) 392-9446 Indus Indian, 1649 Forum Pl #6, (561) 249-0123 FT. LAUDERDALE Fork and Balls, 200 SW 2nd St. Ft. Lauderdale, FL Tsukuro, 225 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, (954) 523-1407 Beauty and the Feast, 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, (954) 567-8070 Hot and Soul, 3045 N Federal Hwy, Suite 60B Fort Lauderdale, FL, (754) 206-2155 Hardy Park Bistro, 21 SW 7th St Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, (954) 652-1475
Breakfast on the run, lunch in a hurry, quick snacks – speedy meals on the go without adding fatty, salty or sugary foods. This is my latest book for the American Diabetes Association. Try the Coconut Pineapple Smoothie for breakfast or the Nutty Butter Blizzard for lunch and savor the Apple Pie Perfect Smoothie for a mid afternoon snack.
To order this book call 1-800-232-6733 or order online at www.shopdiabetes.org. Also availble on Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and bookstores.
New restaurant concept has become popular South Miami favorite. It’s based on freshly made buns with all types of foods. Chef and owner traveled the world for 3 weeks looking for innovative recipes. Listen in Thurs. Food News and Views, WLRN NPR 1:30-2 PM ET or www.wlrn.org streamed live and archived.
Black Bean Chicken Chili From Fast and Flavorful: Great Diabetes Meals from Market to Table by Linda Gassenheimer, published by the American Diabetes Association. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association. To order this book call 1-800-232-6733 or order online at www.shopdiabetes.org This quick, 15 minute, black bean chicken chili combines Latin and Southwestern flavors. The directions are for two servings, but this chili is perfect for a casual dinner with friends. You can increase the ingredient amounts as needed. Helpful Hints: • Reduced-fat shredded Mexican style cheese can be used instead of Monterey jack cheese. • Any type of lettuce can be used for the salad. • Diced fresh onions can be found in the produce section of the supermarket. Countdown: • Start chili. • While chili cooks, assemble salad. Black Bean Chicken Chili 1 teaspoon olive oil 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 1/2-cups fresh diced onion, divided use 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 cup rinsed and drained canned black beans 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cups low-salt, canned, chopped tomatoes* Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons shredded, reduced-fat Monterey Jack Cheese (1/2 ounce) For garnish: 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add chicken. Brown 1 minute, tossing as cubes brown. 2. Add 1 cup onion and sauté 1 minute. 3. Add garlic, black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin and chopped tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and then lower heat to medium. Cover with a lid and simmer 10 minutes. 4. Add salt and pepper and taste for seasoning. Add more chili powder or cumin as needed. 5. Spoon into 2 large bowls and sprinkle cheese on top. 6. Place remaining 1/2 cup onion and cilantro in separate bowls and serve with the chili. Preparation time: 20 minutes Servings: 2 Calories 506 Calories from Fat 91 Total Fat 10.2 g Saturated Fat 2.6 g Monounsaturated fat 3.9 g Cholesterol 113 mg Sodium 300 mg Carbohydrate 56.6 g Dietary Fiber 13.7 g Sugars 15.4 g Protein 51.5 g Exchanges: 2 1/2-starch, 3 vegetable, 6 lean meat Salad 2 large wedges of iceberg lettuce (about 4 cups) 2 tablespoons reduced fat vinaigrette dressing* 1. Place iceberg on 2 small salad plates. Drizzle 1 tablespoon dressing over each wedge. Preparation time: 2 minutes Servings: 2 Calories 27 Calories from Fat 11 Total Fat 1.2 g Saturated Fat 0.1 g Monounsaturated fat 0.3 g Cholesterol 1 mg Sodium 12 mg Carbohydrate 3.8 g Dietary Fiber 2.0 g Sugars 1.8 g Protein 1.2 g Exchanges: 1 vegetable *Look for low-salt, canned, chopped tomatoes containing per cup: 41 calories, 9.6 g carbohydrate, 24 mg sodium. ** Reduced fat vinaigrette dressing containing per tablespoon: 11 calories, 1.0 g fat, 4 mg sodium. Shopping List Deli: 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast Dairy: 1 small package reduced-fat Monterey Jack Cheese Grocery: 1 large can low-salt chopped tomatoes*, 1 bottle chili powder, 1 bottle ground cumin, 1 can black beans, 1 package frozen corn kernels Produce: 1 container fresh diced onion, 1 head iceberg lettuce, 1 bunch cilantro Staples: Olive oil, Reduced fat vinaigrette dressing**, Minced garlic, Salt, Black peppercorns
Miami Dade A Little Bit of Philly, 3940 Curtiss Pkwy, Miami Springs, FL 305-456-0481 Blackbrick, 3451 NE 1st Ave., #103, Miami, FL 305-573-8886 Casa Juancho, 2436 S.W. 8th St., Miami, FL 305-642-2452 Island Bistro, 605 Brickell Brickell Key Dr., Miami, FL 305-364-5512 Lorenzo, in The Redbury South Beach, 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 786-483-1796 L’Entrecote de Paris, 1053 SE 1st Ave., Miami, FL 305-755-9995 Michael Mina 74 at the Fountainbleu Hotel, Miami Beach, FL , 305-674-4636 Naoe, 661 Brickell Key Dr., Miami, FL 305-947-6263 Nemesis Urban Bistro, 1035 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 305-415-9911 Paprika, 1624 79th St. Causeway, North Bay village, FL 305-397-8777 The Daily Melt, 3401 N. Miami Ave,. Ste 2C, Midtown, Miami, FL 305-573-0101 The Frieze, 1626 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach, FL 305-538-0207 Tiny Thai House, 12953 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 305-895-1646 Tunky Tunky 11052 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 786-953-5825 Aqualina Ressort and Spa 305.918.6777 Broward Bash, 10053 Sunset Strip, sunrise, FL 954-578-6700 Ceviche By The Sea, 2823 E. Oakland Park blvd, Oakland Park, FL 954-565-1085 Eat the Tea, 900 NE 20th Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, 754-200-8355 Falafel Bistro and Wine Bar, 5677 Coral Ridge Dr, Coral Springs, FL 954-346-3434 Kelly’s Landing, 1305 SE 17th St. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 954-760-7009 Maya Papaya, 1040 Bayview Dr. #100, Ft. Lauderdale, 954-338-5651 Sublime Restaurant, 1431 N. federal Hwy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 954-615-1431 Vienna Café and Wine Bar, 9100 Florida 84, Davie, FL 954-423-1961 Palm Beach
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