By Food Editor Pam Aughe, R.D
edibleWOW Magazine partners annually each August with the Greening of Detroit to celebrate local food and the growing green movement at the Live Love Local event. This event, held at Eastern Market, was a delicious opportunity to sample foods from 25 of metro Detroit’s best chefs. It is also where we celebrated our local food heroes voted on by our readers.
More recently, the staff of edibleWOW attended the 2014 Roast Gala. This annual event also supports the Greening in its efforts to promote a healthy and green community. We enjoyed a specially prepared five-course dinner at Roast in downtown Detroit by Chef Michael Symon and Executive Chef Brad Ball.
The chefs prepared grilled trumpet mushrooms with pancetta, tellegio stuffed gnocchi, pan seared scalloop with fennel and apple, dry aged strip stead with porcini puree, and caramel apple cake with a churro and spiced chocolate ice cream. These beautifully prepared plates were served expertly under the direction of the General Manager, Joseph Allerton. There was excitement in the air regarding Detroit’s resurgence orchestrated by restuarants, chefs, local gardens and food advocates.… Read More