February Calendar of Events

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Wynwood Art Walk & Food Trucks
Saturday, Feb. 13, around 6pm onwards
2nd Saturdays of the month

Food trucks located NW 2nd Ave/NW 23rd st.

For more details.

 

 

 

CGAF-Culinary-EleanorHohCulinary Pavilion at Coconut Grove Art Festival
Friday, Feb.13-15

Don’t be fooled by shot of me on their site, I used to present there but no longer, boo. Photographer is my buddy, ha, ha!

Details here.

 

 

 

WokStar-banana-fritters-icecream-tablesettingValentine’s Day
Sunday, Feb.14

How about cooking at home together?

We all know dessert is what makes Valentine’s Night special, so try my mom’s tastiest banana fritters!

Remember, the setting is EVERYTHING!

 

 

 

 

Okkio-CNY-2016Counter Culture Nights: Chinese New Year

Tuesday, Feb.16, 6pm *****
RSVP mandatory for Salon Talk, email: tina@okkio.us
Miami Ironside Main Event Hall
7610 NE 4th court, Upper Eastside, FL 33138

Details here.
Salon Talk curated by OKKIO will showcase 3 speakers including yours truly.  There’ll be festive food, music, art /design and a pop-up store to buy OKKIO’s unique objects from talented Taiwanese designers.

Speakers from Miami’s Chinese community…
Eleanor Hoh – Wok Star  blogger, and cooking teacher
Elliot Lee – Liaison Director for American Da Tang Group
Sylvia Lu – Expert and founder of Feng Shui Institute

Dim Sum Bar by Chef Richard Hales (so thrilled Richard will be part of this, thank you!)
Black Brick Restaurant and Sakaya Kitchen

Miami Ironside is an amazing 10 block community full of creatives and designers. There’ll be music, food and many activities throughout from 6-9pm.

Bazi InteriorHOH WOK CLUB: Chinese New Year at BAZI
Sunday, Feb. 21, 4-6pm *****

Details, menu, reservations here.

I’m bringing my HOH WOK CLUB to celebrate Year of the Monkey with family and friends and enjoy some Asian Italian fusion cuisine at BAZI. Get the details and make your reservation ASAP…I just attended their own NY dinner last night with lion dance and boy it was a lot of fun.

Miami-Ayurvedic-cookingclassAyurvedic Cooking Class at ALNO
Sunday, Feb.28, 12-4pm

Sign up here.

Cook for your personal dosha and create a sacred kitchen. I attended this class a few weeks’ ago and was a lot of fun. I learned to make ghee, paneer and other yummy dishes using spices in Ayurvedic cooking. Both Ann Harrison and Chef Sabrina Dora Lopez were a delight.

 

Chinese New Year of the Monkey and its significance

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Kung Hei Fat Choy, the Year of the Fire Monkey started TODAY, February 8 and festivities continue till February 22.   So what’s the significance of Chinese New Year? Chinese New Year gives you another chance to wipe the slate clean and start over if you’ve fallen off the wagon with your New Year resolution. It’s…

HOH WOK CLUB: Bazi hosts Eleanor Hoh’s Chinese New Year gathering

To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, I’m excited to announce my HOH WOK CLUB gathers for a Chinese New Year Asian dinner with an Italian spin at Bazi, located inside the historic Marlin Hotel, Sunday, February 21st from 4-6pm for $50 including tips and tax, what a steal!  Only 50 lucky guests get to…

Wok Dessert: Malaysian Banana Fritters (Updated)

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For all dessert lovers out there, you’re in luck, I’m going to share my mom’s yummiest, easiest Malaysian banana fritters!  If you love bananas, this is a dessert that will top any banana dessert you’ve ever eaten! I’m constantly asked if desserts can be made in our cast iron woks?  YES, it’s a perfect wok…

Bazi Miami, Asian Thanksgiving

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Peking Turkey for Thanksgiving? Yep, you heard right. Bazi Miami, an Asian-inspired restaurant in South Beach opened by an Italian Chef was offering an Asian Thanksgiving and I fell for it.  A pretty daring challenge since duck is a very fatty bird and turkey is not!  If you’ve never had Peking Duck, it’s all about…

Book Giveaway: Frommers, It Happened in Miami

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This book is the last of 3 book giveaways sponsored by Miami Book Fair… About the book… Just in time for the one-hundredth anniversary of Miami Beach, It Happened in Miami, the Magic City: An Oral History features nearly seventy fabulous voices including more than fifteen mini-memorists, telling stories, offering perceptions on subject matter as…