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The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar was featured in Ocean Drive Magazine’s Flavor of the Month. Burn Notice star Gabrielle Anwar gives her take on healthy eating in Miami. She recommended The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar for its Kale Salad. Kale is one of the healthiest super vegetables on the market. It is a fantastic source of fiber, antioxidants, calcium and vitamin C among other vitamins and minerals. It can be eaten cooked or raw and Dewey LoSasso of The Forge serves it in a finely chopped salad with sweet currents, pine nuts, lemon zest and a pinch of parmesan. Refined and delicious.
Chef Dewey LoSasso of The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar was mentioned in Ocean Drive. LoSasso was included in the publication’s list of the current, most notable and influential people in South Florida.
The Forge was featured in The Miami Herald in their roundup on Private Dining Rooms in Miami. The Herald listed The Forge as number two on its list for best private dining rooms.
Haute Living names The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar as the best in Miami.
Here is a sneak preview of Wheretraveler’s new issue with The Forge’s tomato stack on the cover. Available next week.
The Forge Restaurant is one of the greatest contemporary restaurant environments we have in South Florida, I know that , you know that , now lets let the rest of the planet know that.
Haute Living Magazine is doing their Restaurant Madness round 2 where they have compiled a list of the 32 best restaurants in Miami. They have paired them by two for each face off.
The voting is on-line right here. Vote for the environment you love, the food you love, the brunches and Friday Nights you love, vote for The Forge.
Things are changing in the food industry. People would like to see natural locally grown or raised on their plates. They want to eat healthier to be healthier. They want to know where the food they are eating comes from. If you look in the more elegant supermarkets you will see more and more organic selections and more gluten free selections being made available to the client. In Ocean Drive Magazine, Top Chef’s Gail Simmons talks about the new trends in cuisine. The Forge’s top chef Dewey LoSasso states in the beginning of this article: “People want more health benefits out of what they eat, and pastas, especially, will get a makeover.” I can’t wait to taste his new creations. If anyone in Miami can contribute to the development of new tastes and trends it is definitely Dewey LoSasso of The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar.
Bacardi Global Travel Retail holds an important competition each year: Bacardi Bartender of the Year and Bacardi Chef of the Year to honor and celebrate the Bartender and Chef that have changed the landscape of the food service industry for cruise travelers. This year it is The Forge’s Chef Dewey LoSasso that is heading the Jury. They have narrowed down the 1850 entries to 5 Chefs and 5 Bartenders. On March 9th the winners will be announced. Invention is a very important aspect of this industry, whether it is a corner sandwich shop or a 5 star environment. The clientele today is always looking for new and better and as we develop as a civilization our knowledge and desire for new tastes shift and change.