Memorable offerings were Michelle Bernstein's crispy sweetbread taco and Morimoto's tar tar interpretation, but the deserving title went to Uchi hometown hero Tyson Cole for a moo shu pork jowl creation that seamlessly fused spot-on Asian flavors in trademark form.
The NY Vegetarian Food Festival restored my confidence in the true festivity associated with sharing food enhanced by ideas and passion. It was not a large gathering of vendors, but it is quality, not quantity that makes the difference.
After the South Beach Wine & Food Festival wraps up and folks stumble on home, the tents are put away. Party-goers face the work week and their impending juice diets. I wondered, "What happens to the leftovers?"